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Jun 10 2014
An outside group attacking Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is off base with its claim that she has been “silent” as “Obama attacked coal.” Grimes, a Democrat, has been vocal throughout her campaign about her opposition to Obama administration regulations on the coal industry, and recently took out a radio ad blasting new coal regulations as “pie in the sky.”FactCheck.org
Oct 20 2014
There are two battlefields raging on the 2014 Senate map.
Most of the campaign this year has been fought on the “purple” state battlefield, covering territory that Democrats currently hold though much of it was Mitt Romney turf in 2012. The Republican Party offensive here is going according to plan. If current polling holds up on Election Day, the GOP will flip Alaska, Arkansas,RealClearPolitics
Sep 04 2012
A day after fumbling a predictable and straightforward question posed by Mitt Romney last week Ã¢â‚¬â€ are Americans better off than they were four years ago Ã¢â‚¬â€ the Obama campaign provided a response on Monday that it said would be hammered home during the Democratic convention here this week: “Absolutely.New York Times (News)
Jul 22 2016
DONALD J. TRUMP, until now a Republican problem, this week became a challenge the nation must confront and overcome. The real estate tycoon is uniquely unqualified to serve as president, in experience and temperament. He is mounting a campaign of snarl and sneer, not substance. To the extent he has views, they are wrong in their diagnosis of America’s problems and dangerous in their proposedGuest Writer - Left
Aug 20 2019
U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday apologized again for her claims in the 1980s that she is Native American, speaking to a crowd of tribal leaders in Iowa.
“Like anyone who’s been honest with themselves, I know that I have made mistakes. I am sorry for harm I have caused. I have listened and I have learned a lot, and I am grateful for the many conversationsReuters
Oct 09 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden's position as the frontrunner in the 2020 Democratic primary seems to be in jeopardy.
Most national polls taken since the end of September have found Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts – not Biden – leading the pack, albeit by relatively narrow margins.
Biden had led in almost every national poll, usually by double digits, going back to 2018.USA TODAY
Jul 20 2016
The Trump train’s about to leave the station, and at least one question remains: will it leave without Ted Cruz, or will Trump’s bitter rival climb on board?
The Texas senator is set to deliver his prime-time address in Cleveland – with no indication yet that he plans to endorse the Republican nominee. It is widely believed that Cruz is positioning himself for another presidential run,Fox News (Online News)
May 20 2017
About That WaPo Story That Says Someone In The Trump White House Is a Person Of Interest In Russia Probe
So, we had two stories yesterday that related to the ongoing investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign during the 2016 election, or any other issues that may come from this inquiry. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller has been appointed as special counsel to the DOJ’s investigation, giving him a wide mandate to look into this case. The New York Times articleTownhall
Nov 05 2013
President Obama now says he never promised voters they could keep their health insurance plans, “period.” Talking to top backers of his permanent campaign arm, Organizing for Action, at a Washington meeting Monday night, the president made a new claim: “What we said was, ‘You could keep it if it hasn’t changed since the law was passed.’”Fox News (Online News)
Dec 27 2015
When Donald Trump held one of his boisterous rallies at the state fairgrounds this month, Bonnie and Randy Reynolds arrived two hours early to make sure they could snag seats. They bought “Make America Great Again” hats, put on campaign T-shirts and passed through a security checkpoint.
The West Des Moines couple, who have two grown children, had never been to a political event before.Washington Post