15 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Morning Plum: No, todaya s special election is not a a bellwethera
Today voters will go to the polls in Florida's 13th district, and media organizations are already putting the world on notice: the outcome will be hyped mercilessly as a "bellwether" for the 2014 elections this fall, with an emphasis on what it tells us about which side's Obamacare "messaging" will triumph.
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15 hrs ago
Real Clear Politics
Another Look at Dems' Chances of Losing the Senate
A few weeks ago, I offered a model to test the Senate playing field for Democrats.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Guest Viewpoint: Are Republican failures the Tea Party's fault?
Those are the types, so the mantra goes, who win primaries and then lose elections that could otherwise be won.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Analysis: Conservative gathering reflects challenge for GOP
After steep losses in the 2012 election, there was broad agreement within the Republican Party that its biggest challenge was bridging the divide with key voter groups - minorities, women and young voters - who threw their support behind President Barack Obama, giving him the crucial margin in battleground states.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Political Standing for March 7, 2014
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Scenes From a War Room: What It's Like to Spy on the GOP
"It's the big donkey to the left," says a security guard in the lobby of one of the most sophisticated - and potently effective - political opposition research organizations in the country.
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FLORIDA RACE NOT SO JOLLY FOR GOP: POLITICO's Alex Isenstadt reports on the GOP's frustrations with Republican David Jolly's messy campaign operation in Florida's 13th Congressional District, ahead of the special election next Tuesday: "Over the past week, a half-dozen Washington Republicans have described Jolly's campaign against Democrat Alex ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Ex-Rep Steve LaTourette highlights Republican Party split
Ex- Bainbridge Township GOP Rep. Steve LaTourette, who now heads the moderate Republican Main Street Partnership, faced off against Club for Growth President Chris Chocola on Wednesday night.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Smearing Religious Freedom's Defenders
The verdict of national public opinion about what was universally represented as an attempt by Arizona's legislature to authorize discrimination against gays was overwhelming.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The GOP's distractions from its message
In 1966, future president Ronald Reagan invoked a rule put forward by Gaylord Parkinson, then-chairman of the California Republican Party.
Larry Sabato: GOP has 'Terrific' Shot at Winning Senate in Nov.
Democrats could well lose the Senate in the upcoming midterm elections, says Larry Sabato, founder and director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.
The Fresno Bee
Doyle McManus: Democrats go a-courting as the Senate hangs in the balance
Nearly a generation ago, MSNBC's Chris Matthews coined a description of our two political parties that may turn out to be his most enduring contribution to American punditry.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Republican apologizes, said men should be able to rape women if abortion legal
A Republican state lawmaker who has been criticized by the Maine Democratic Party for his past statements about homosexuality, rape and abortion, said Wednesday that he regrets the comments, the Morning Sentinel reported.
Bangor Daily News
The words of GOP Rep. Lockman live on in the "war on women"
After blogger Mike Tipping publicized numerous remarks of GOP Rep. Lawrence Lockman , portions of what the state legislator said went viral.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Tucker Carlson and Alex Jones: Democratic Party = KKK
Certain peoples' revisionist history knows no bounds. Tucker Carlson and Alex Jones just equated the Democratic Party with the KKK.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
New York Magazine
The Hot New Campaign Finance Trend Is Glaring Sexism
It's no secret that sexist remarks - like Erick Erickson calling Wendy Davis "Abortion Barbie" - galvanize a female politician's supporter base, but now there are numbers to back it up.
Honi Marleen Goldman | Male bullies in politics assaulting reproductive rights
Over the past couple of years, various male elected officials and candidates have squawked out some really ludicrous statements about women and reproductive issues.
New York Post
Fresh hope for GOP to take over Senate
For months, the key question about the upcoming midterm congressional elections has been whether Republicans can overcome their six-seat deficit to become the majority party in the US Senate.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Colorado Senate Race: Definitive Proof Republicans Are Getting Their Act Together
A Republican congressman named Cory Gardner has decided to run for Senate in Colorado, the Denver Post reported Wednesday .
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Reasons to miss the political bosses
The late Democratic Senator George S. McGovern and today's Republican Tea Party activists might not have a great deal to say to each other - they both represented their party's extremes.