Tuesday Aug 19
Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include English poet John Dryden in 1631; clockmaker Seth Thomas in 1785; statesman Bernard Baruch in 1870; aviation pioneer Orville Wright in 1871; French fashion designer Coco Chanel in 1883; actor Alfred Lunt in 1892; humorist Ogden Nash in 1902; pioneer television engineer Philo Farnsworth ... (more)
Albany Times Union
AUGUST 06: U.S. Senate Democratic candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes campaigns with former U.S. President Bill Clinton at an event where they addressed members of the United Mine Workers of America August 6, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky.
Rick Santorum Tells GOP to Stop Saying 'Reagan' and Assuming Everything'll Work Out
Yesterday, as Rick Santorum began his speech at a GOP picnic in neighboring Boone County, an elderly man leaned over to check a fact with a friend.
We're joined this week by former U.S. Senator and Republican Presidential candidate, Fred Thompson.
Bus tour connects Sen. Alexander to past
Sen. Lamar Alexander has embarked on a 35-stop bus tour he hopes will seal the Republican nomination for a third term.
Romney Loyalists Hyping Comeback: 'Republicans Are Dying to ...
'Democrats don't want to be associated with Barack Obama right now, but Republicans are dying to be associated with Mitt Romney,' Spencer Zwick, "a longtime Romney confidant who chaired his national finance council," claimed to the Washington Post .
The Daily Beast
Former Sen. Explains Key Watergate EventBy Eleanor Clift
Fred Thompson was chief counsel to the Republicans on the Watergate committee. One night, he hit pay dirt and uncovered Nixon's tapes.
Weicker on Watergate
After the Senate Watergate Committee hearings concluded on Aug 3, 1973, in Washington, with the reading of a statement by L. Patrick Gray III, former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Senators and counsel held a session.
Lamar facing Tea Party test
As Republicans aim for control of the Senate in the 2014 general elections, they must first run some gut-wrenching gauntlets to get through their primaries relatively unscathed, and emerge with a nominee who can win in November.
US News & World Report
Fred Thompson: Impeachment Harder Today
The term has been cheapened, Watergate experts say. And the bar for it to work is much higher, Thompson argues.