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50 min ago | Daily Kos
The GOP never misses an opportunity to scaremonger, and this time they're centering their authoritarian bona fides on the Senate version of the USA Freedom Act. The legislation is rather tame, in my opinion, compared to what is needed to rein in the NSA and other intelligence agencies in their ill-conceived quest to capture every byte of electronic information in the world.
1 hr ago | Daily Kos
So the GOP has decided to make amnesty a key issue in the U.S. Senate race between Michelle Nunn and David Perdue except there's one problem: The most recent entry in the National Republican Senatorial Committee's $2.5 million campaign against Democrat Michelle Nunn is on the topic of immigration. The problem: That "amnesty" was the comprehensive "Gang of Eight" immigration reform bill, co-written by possible 2016 presidential contender Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Miami Herald reported Sunday that "switching parties is a time-honored tradition in Florida politics, but Charlie Crist is doing it at a time, at a level and in a way never before attempted." On Sunday, The Miami Herald's Steve Bousquet reported that "switching parties is a time-honored tradition in Florida politics, but Charlie Crist is doing it at a time, at a level and in a way never before attempted."
Back in April, the Charlie Crist campaign summoned Tampa Bay area reporters to the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts to hear "important news" from Crist. Reporters and local dignitaries and Democratic activists turned out, and eventually Crist strolled up accompanied by David Straz , the investor and philanthropist, who endorsed Crist and vowed to "support him in a big way."
Critics of a proposal to reform the National Security Agency say the rising threat of terrorism in the Middle East should give lawmakers pause as they consider harnessing the government's spy powers. The bill from Sen. Patrick Leahy would handicap American intelligence officials at a crucial moment, they say, and make it harder to track terrorists around the globe.
Two years ago, immigration activist Gaby Pacheco got a call from Marco Rubio. The Florida senator wanted advice as he tried to develop a plan to help people like her: immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
President Barack Obama's strategy to combat the Islamic State jihadist group in the Middle East will take center stage during the Sunday's talk show circuit. Obama's ISIL strategy to dominate Sunday talk shows President Barack Obama's strategy to combat the Islamic State jihadist group in the Middle East will take center stage during the Sunday's talk show circuit.
As so many Villagers love to do, Chuck Todd appeared with right winger Hugh Hewitt the other day. They chit-chatted about this and that, but I thought this conclusion was particularly fascinating HH: ... I want to ask you the Politico question.
BRADENTON, Fla., Nov. 3, 2010 -- An irresistible combination of anonymous and sometimes foreign money, the rage of Republican seniors, Democratic voters' fears and apathy, and the unpredictable arrival of an infantile but influential new faction of the GOP called the Tea Party swept away the last vestiges of President Barack Obama's hope and change agenda last night, handing control of the House of Representatives to Republican conservatives and leaving the once-strong 10-seat Democratic majority in the United States Senate hanging by one uncertain vote.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has widened his lead over Democratic challenger Charlie Crist, according to new survey results released on Friday. In a poll of 1,000 Sunshine State voters conducted by Associated Industries of Florida , Scott beats Crist by 47 percent to 41 percent, according to Political Fix Florida.
A recent poll shows that Hillary Clinton now has a 43% approval rating vrs. a 41% disapproval rating, This is just one poll, so people should not provide too much credence to it, but it is a data point: A recent NBC/Wall Street Journal poll is providing a reality check for Hillary Clinton, who previously boasted robust public approval ratings.
Rubio attacked Obama's ISIS strategy and then recommended his own plan that is exactly the same as Obama's It seems that Marco Rubio has had a change of heart on President Obama's new plan to blow things up in the Middle East. Yesterday morning, the Florida Republican appeared on NPR's "Morning Edition" and offered measured praise for Obama's Wednesday night speech laying out his strategy for taking on the terrorist group ISIS.
Add a new name to the mix of potential candidates for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Ohio Senator Rob Portman. The 58-year-old lawmaker's name actually came up prominently when 2012 nominee Mitt Romney was trying to decide on a running mate.
Will Mitt Romney's choice be Paul Ryan, Pat Toomey, Mitch Daniels, Tom Ridge, Marco Rubio, Chris Christie or someone else? Good morning . It's Thursday, May 31, 2012 .
Health insurance executives are tilting their campaign giving toward Republicans even as they work closely with the White House to sign people up for ObamaCare. The insurance industry's lead political action committee, America's Health Insurance Plans PAC, has donated $162,500 to Republicans this election cycle, compared to $115,500 to Democrats, according to a review of campaign records by The Hill.
Congress has returned from its traditional August recess. However, the actual amount of time it has spent doing the people's business and what we are getting for it is debatable.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:21 pm
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