Thursday Aug 28
The Front of the Book: Sheila Barnett, Lenda Sherrell, Citizen Barrett and More
Sheila Barnett : On the cover this week is the story of Sheila Barnett, a single mother of two whose been in legal limbo for three years, facing charges of neglecting a child she didn't know.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Primary Challenger Concedes to US Rep. DesJarlais
The Republican state senator who challenged scandal-plagued U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais conceded his 38-vote primary loss to the incumbent on Monday, saying he decided not to challenge the results.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Pro Report: Hagel says ISIL 'beyond anything that we've seen' -...
BREAKING: HAGEL SAYS ISIL 'BEYOND ANYTHING THAT WE'VE SEEN': Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said today that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant poses a greater terrorism threat than Al Qaeda, and is as sophisticated and well-funded as any previous terror group.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Action could boost Iraq vote pressure
The rising numbers of U.S. airstrikes and troops deploying to Iraq could increase pressure on a Congress that has so far been reluctant to hold a vote on military action there.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Kansas Chamber endorses Wichita Republican who opposed chamber-backed bills
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the only Wichita Republican to vote against a school finance bill that also carried education reforms backed by the chamber.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
In Pennsylvania's Legislature, the grab goes on
DOES THE FACT that the Legislature runs a shameless system of doling out daily expenses encourage abuse of tax dollars and help line the pockets of pols? Last week, Pabst updated a piece he broadcast in February about former state Rep. Jim Wansacz, a Democrat from Lackawanna County, the Scranton area.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Tennesseea s Scott DesJarlais: The best politician in Congress
He may not be the most interesting man in the world or for that matter in Congress.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Democrats Call for Judiciary Hearings on Ferguson Violence
A police officer standing watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown conceals her identity.
Cantor Voting Rights Act Legacy is Failure to Deliver, Democrats Say
Passing a new Voting Rights Act in the GOP-dominated House was never going to be easy, supporters acknowledge.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Congress on board with Obama's Iraq plans
Flash Flood Watch issued August 12 at 2:46PM MDT expiring August 14 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, San Miguel Flash Flood Watch issued August 12 at 2:46PM MDT expiring August 14 at 6:00AM MDT in ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Portsmouth defense contractor welcomes Rep. Scott
The Newport News Democrat spent part of the afternoon touring W&O Premier, a defense contractor in Portsmouth that manufactures components for Navy ships, including the nuclear-powered aircraft carriers built and maintained at Newport News Shipbuilding , not far from where the congressman lives.
The Washington Post
Iraq isn't Syria: Congress on board this time
Little of the impassioned debate that fractured lawmakers last year over possible military intervention in Syria is happening now as American war planes strike extremist targets in Iraq.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Dem Gubernatorial Nominee Wants To Send Governor To Electric Chair
Charlie Brown , a retired engineer with no political experience but interesting views, was chosen Thursday as the Democratic nominee for governor of Tennessee.
Past doesn't haunt DesJarlais in rural Tenn.
Now that authorities believe they have found the body of a 6-year-old Washington girl who vanished from her home last weekend, they are focusing on a criminal investigation of the death.
Marlins' Jennings released from hospital
Scandal-plagued Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais defied expectations of a blowout defeat in his bid for a another term, instead emerging from the Republican primary with a razor-thin margin that left the race too... Well-known details about U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais - including that he once urged a mistress to seek an abortion and held a gun in his ... (more)
The Jackson Sun
DesJarlais in tight race for re-electionDesJarlais in tight race for...
DesJarlais in tight race for re-election 4th District race was too close to call Thursday evening Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/politics/2014/08/08/desjarlais-tight-race-re-election/13761957/ U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., center, talks with supporters as they wait for voting results to come in ... (more)
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Sen. Lamar Alexander fends off tea party in Tenn.
Republican Lamar Alexander became the latest U.S. senator to fend off a tea party challenge in a primary race Thursday, defeating a state senator who had used a familiar tactic in trying to cast him as an out of touch insider.
Thomasville Times Enterprise
Rep. Scott visits THS & Scholars Academy
Congressman Austin Scott, U.S. representative for Georgia's Eighth Congressional District, visited Thursday with Thomasville High School and Scholars Academy - where he talked with students and school administration about the schools' technology and achievements, while addressing various questions presented by students.
Wamp, Fleischmann Contest Highlights Election Day Ballot
Voters go to the polls today with an effort by Weston Wamp to unseat Third District Rep. Chuck Fleischmann getting much of the attention.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The State of The Republicans
Being a Democrat in Idaho is tough, but try being a Republican - a dyed-in-the-wool, elephantine political animal, steeped in what was once affectionately known as the Grand Ol' Party.