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)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
We're joined this week by former U.S. Senator and Republican Presidential candidate, Fred Thompson.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
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.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Report presses case for rule on carbon
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials Nick Hutson, Fred Thompson and Julia Miller listen to public testimony during a hearing on tougher pollution restrictions Tuesday in Atlanta.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Can 'Tennessee's institution' survive the Tea Party's wrath?
Thirty-six years ago, Lamar Alexander walked across the state in his first successful bid for governor, donning his now-iconic red and black plaid shirt.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Weekly Standard
Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs
Nashville One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn't Joe Carr's.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
...The Next Dave Brat? Amnesty Foes Line Up Behind Tea Party Candidate
Joe Carr remembers exactly where he was when he found out that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his race to the largely unknown political upstart David Brat.
DA Looking Into Issue Of County Commission Candidate's Campaign...
The District Attorney's Office has been provided with documents that a County Commission candidate's campaign sent filled-out requests for absentee ballots to elderly voters.