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Aug 25 2014
This weekend, we devoted some time to addressing the chaos the nation has seen in America’s heartland over the last few weeks. The violence, looting and mayhem has been inflicted on America in the absence of concrete details in the case of Michael Brown, an 18-year old black man fatally shot by a white police officer. We invited Dr. Marc Lamont Hill to give us his perspective on theThe Blaze
Aug 25 2014
When discussing competitive U.S. Senate races, New Hampshire isn't at the top of the list. Alaska, Arkansas, Louisiana; they all have tight contests. But now it seems even New Hampshire may be in play.
Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is a former long-time New Hampshire governor, finishing up her first term in the U.S. Senate. Polls consistently find she's still personally popular, evenNPR (Online News)
Aug 19 2014
Most of the residents of Ferguson, Missouri, are law-abiding citizens, but "instigators" have infiltrated the people protesting the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, said Sen. Claire McCaskill.
"The protesters have now been invaded. And embedded among them are a group of instigators — some coming from other states — that want a confrontation with the police," the senator fromNewsmax (News)
Aug 19 2014
The images of police in riot gear armed with heavy weaponry and tanks has at times become the alarming backdrop for the Ferguson story, with pictures that television can’t resist.
In these kinds of tinderbox situations, the right generally lines up behind the police and the left pounces on the police state.
But this time is different. A split is emerging among conservativeFox News (Online News)
Aug 17 2014
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, cracked down early Sunday on a small group of protesters who defied the midnight curfew imposed by Gov. Jay Nixon (D). One man was shot and is in critical condition, police said. Seven people were arrested.
Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson said that tear gas was deployed not to enforce the curfew, but in response to a person believed to beHuffPost
Jun 17 2012
The money poured into Richard M. Nixons reelection campaign from all corners: Six-figure checks flown by corporate jet from Texas; bundles of payments handed over at an Illinois game preserve; a battered brown attachÃƒÂ© case stuffed with $200,000 in cash from a New Jersey investor hoping to fend off a fraud investigation.Washington Post
Jun 17 2012
There isnt a Senate candidate in the country who has earned a more consistent string of lousy headlines than Ohios Josh Mandel. Yet the 34-year-old Republican state treasurer continues to defy political gravity, inching increasingly closer to Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown in polls despite repeated stumbles, the cloud of a campaign finance investigation and a prickly relationship with his homePolitico
Jun 16 2012
Did you ever wonder why Charlie Brown kept charging at the football, despite the fact that Lucy always pulled it away and he wound up flat on his back? You would think that experience has made him skeptical. It's because he really wanted to believe that, this time, things would work out. And when you really want to believe in something, you have a short memory when it comes to pastCNN (Online News)
Jul 09 2013
It's a political ticket only Jon Stewart could dream up.
With Anthony Weiner leading the race for New York mayor in some polls, fellow Democrat Eliot Spitzer now hopes to appear on the same ballot in the city comptroller slot.
This latest news comes in a season that has already seen the return of South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford to the House.
"Sanford's success ledNPR (Online News)
Apr 02 2015
Hillary Clinton’s email problems are taking a bite out of her approval ratings, raising the GOP’s confidence that she can be defeated in 2016.
A new poll released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University found Clinton trailing former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in the Sunshine State and enjoying only a 2 percentage point lead over Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).
In February, she led both — with aThe Hill