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The midterm elections are 50 days away. In many states, early and absentee voting will begin in the coming days.
The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics and policy for National Review.
Rep. Paul Broun, the Georgia Republican who lost a Senate primary in May, is being investigated for alleged ethics violations. The House Ethics Committee revealed Monday that it is reviewing the alleged misconduct, without disclosing the reason for the probe.
Friday afternoon is traditionally the day to dump bad news that you want to see buried. So it's fitting that last Friday came word of the likely implosion of venture capitalist Tim Draper's ballot initiative that would have split California into six separate states.
After coming in third in the Iowa caucuses in 2008, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton does not have much love for Hawkeye State Democrats. The feeling, it seems, is mutual.
Rep. Kerry Bentivolio , one of four sitting members of Congress to lose in a primary this year, says he is "seriously considering" waging a write-in campaign in November. In an interview with the Michigan news outlet MIRS , Bentivolio said he has decided to write his name on the ballot and is weighing whether he will actively encourage others to do the same.
"The Republican War on Women is back, and it's even more appalling than ever," the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee trumpets in a list-building exercise. How appalling? Supporters of Senator Kay Hagan can't believe that Republican House speaker Thom Tillis referred to her by her first name during their first debate.
"I've studied all the polls and I really believe that we're still in a zone where they're all real close and it depends on who decides to show. And our side's not used to voting in midterms.
At a July fundraising event in Chicago, Mrs. Michelle Obama remarked, "So, yeah, there's too much money in politics. There's special interests that have too much influence."
Two new polls show the most vulnerable Democratic Governor this election season starting to pull ahead of his Mitt Romney-esque opponent. It's been known for a while that Governor Pat Quinn is one of the most vulnerable Governor's struggling to win a second term this election season.
It is widely speculated that former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a personal net worth somewhere between $190 million and $250 million. With most of this money in the bank, he would have been one of the wealthiest U.S. presidents if elected.
By David M. Shribman WDRB Contributor from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Richard Nixon lost the presidency in 1960, was pilloried in his own party for losing to so inexperienced an opponent as John F. Kennedy and eight years later was elected to the White House. Ronald Reagan tried twice, in 1968 and 1976, and didn't win the Republican nomination until 1980, when he was elected president.
Notorious Hamptons party animal Marc Leder, known as the "Hugh Hefner of the Hamptons" has been spotted house hunting in Sagaponack. Leder, who hosted the infamous fundraiser where Mitt Romney made his "47 percent" comments, is on the verge of picking up a Hamptons home according to the New York Post.
That may yet prove to be the case in this year's election for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana, but it's hard not to see the race playing out against a national landscape. The big prize nationally in this nonpresidential election year is control of the U.S. Senate.
For the official kickoff of his 12th season on Friday, liberal comic Bill Maher literally went to the source of most of his material: Washington, D.C. He might have been in lawmakers' backyard, but Maher didn't hold pull back any partisan punches - particularly against the GOP ahead of the November midterms and the 2016 contest - in a pair of back-to-back live D.C. shows. "Mitt Romney, we think he's going to run againHe says he has no plans to run, but he said - I love this - he said if he did run, he said, 'This time, this time, things would turn out differently.'
As a conservative living in New York City, my vote for Congress is essentially a socially approved form of venting. A short while ago, I moved from an extremely liberal neighborhood in Manhattan to an extremely liberal neighborhood in Brooklyn.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:21 am
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