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Sep 13 2012
Romney Tempers Foreign Policy Criticism After Flap Over Libya Remarks
Appearing in Virginia on Thursday, Republican Mitt Romney tried to bring his campaign back to the issues he has focused on before in the swing state: the nation's economy and strengthening the military.
A day after Romney ignited a debate over his criticism of President Obama's handling of events in Libya and Egypt, the Republican presidential nominee largely steered clear of discussingNPR (Online News)
Sep 06 2014
Wendy Davis Memoir: I Had 2 Abortions During 2nd Marriage
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s, including one where the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality. Davis writes in "Forgetting to be Afraid" that she had an abortion after an exam revealed that the brain of the fetus had developed in complete separation on the rightBreitbart News
Sep 03 2014
Glenn Beck: ‘Hillary Clinton will be the next president’
He may have once called President Barack Obama the racist puppet of a vast global conspiracy, but conservative talk show host Glenn Beck seems to be more sanguine about his potential replacement, Hillary Clinton.
Beck, who left Fox News in 2011 to start his own media empire, predicted this week that the former secretary of state will be the next president, and not through any kind ofMSNBC
Jan 20 2015
Christie Hides $800,000 in Travel Bills
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is refusing to hand over $800,000 in credit-card bills as part of a probe into his travel expenses. The monitoring organization New Jersey Watchdog alleges that Christie has been costing the public a pretty penny for his travels, including an 1,800 percent increase in the governor’s security detail since he took office. “Last year, Christie traveled out-of-stateDaily Beast
Aug 26 2012
Opinion: The Last Bipartisan
WHEN I first encountered Ron Wyden in 1974, he was setting up the Oregon outpost of the Gray Panthers, a lobby group founded by the liberal activist Maggie Kuhn with a broad agenda but an emphasis on empowering the elderly. Wyden, who was 25, seemed improbably boyish to be a champion of senior citizens. But he radiated a winning, wonky exuberance. He was clearly bound for a life in politics.New York Times (News)
Feb 18 2016
Story of the Week: Supreme Court VacancyJustice Antonin Scalia died unexpectedly over the weekend. Within hours, headlines like “Get Ready for a Fight to Replace Scalia” began to appear and Senate Majority Leader McConnell said, “…this vacancy should not be filled until we have a new president.” Without Scalia, the Supreme Court is essentially divided between liberals and conservatives, and many would say it now leans left due to John Gable, AllSides Co-founder
Aug 13 2014
Dem Candidates Run Hard to the Right
Facing an increasingly hostile political landscape, Democrats are turning an old adage upside down; asking voters to believe what the candidates say, not what they do. In districts across the country, Democrats are campaigning on tax cuts, balanced budgets and rolling back harmful regulations. This pivot away from the national Democrat party isn't just on fiscal issues. With more conservativeBreitbart News
Dec 23 2014
Congress Can't Prevent Michael Grimm From Taking Seat In House
Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) may be about to plead guilty to a felony, but there's nothing Congress can do to stop him from taking his seat in the House early next month.
"The only time there would be a clash between his ability to serve and his conviction, if he gets one, would be if he has to leave and enter a federal facility," said Stan Brand, a former top lawyer for the House. "IfHuffPost
Jul 17 2012
The dark art of negative ads
One reason so many campaign contributions end up funding negative advertisements Ã¢â‚¬â€ all that footage of a teenage Mitt Romney shaving the heads of gay classmates or young Barack Obama heading off with his lunchbox to a madrassa in Indonesia Ã¢â‚¬â€ is because the pleasure of elections is to say no to some person or idea.
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0712/78595.Politico
Dec 20 2014
Obama administration accused of political motives in push for new citizens
Nearly 20 years after reporters and congressional investigators caught the Clinton administration trying to register a million immigrants as new citizens and Democratic voters -- many without proper documents -- some Republicans fear the Obama administration is instituting a similar policy.
The November memorandum issued by the White House and Department of Homeland Security onFox News (Online News)