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7 min ago | Lowell Sun

Peter Lucas: Taunts come back to haunt mocker in chief

His usage of mockery to demean and belittle his opponents comes straight from one of the men he most admired, the leftist Chicago radical Saul Alinsky, whose Rules for Radicals is the bible of the far left. "Ridicule is man's most potent weapon," Alinsky wrote in his primer for revolutionaries.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, New York, Vladimir Putin, Netherlands, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

7 min ago | NJ.com

The Morning Note: Who do you think should be Mitt Romney's 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 .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

1 hr ago | Asbury Park Press

Chris Christie campaigns in North & South Carolina

Gov. Chris Christie and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speak at a Republican Governors Association meeting.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Nikki Haley, US Politics, US News, New Jersey, Salem, NJ, Morris County, NJ

1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

Complain as they do, rural Republicans control House [Commentary]

Folks in the hinterlands who complain that they want their country back should stop whining. They have a lock on the House of Representatives and a good shot at owning the Senate , too.


Related Topix: US News, Wedding, Pittsburgh, PA, US Politics, Opinion

4 hrs ago | American Thinker

The Primal Scream of the Tribal Mind

See what a couple of beheadings will do? It looks like the soccer moms of 1996 that became the security moms of 2004 that became the Walmart moms of 2012 have confirmed the Duke of Mantua's complaint: " La donna mobile ." The fickle little minxes have taken one look at the ISIS beheadings and all of a sudden the ISIS moms have put the president at 37% approval.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Mon Sep 15, 2014


T Minus 50: Looking For Signs of GOP Wave

The midterm elections are 50 days away. In many states, early and absentee voting will begin in the coming days.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat


The Path Forward on Ebola and Other Public Health Emergencies

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Duke University, North Carolina, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Roll Call

House Ethics Committee Probing Paul Broun

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.


Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Representative Michele Bachmann

San Francisco Magazine

Breaking up Is Hard to Do

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Hot Air

It's Happening: NBC News reveals Hillary too far right for some Iowa Democrats

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.


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton

The Washington Post

Bentivolio a seriously consideringa write-in campaign

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Sports

National Review Online

Joel Gehrke: The War on Women 2.0

"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.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, Mitch McConnell

The Washington Post

Morning Plum: Bill Clinton tells Dem voters to wake up already

"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.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, African-American, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina Government, North Carolina


Why won't Rand Paul admit he's changed his mind?

Why, asked Weekly Standard writer John McCormack , did Paul change his position about launching a U.S. military strike against the Islamic State, a terrorist group that has seized territory in Iraq and Syria and beheaded two American journalists? "You were still uncertain about bombing back in August. Now you support it," McCormack said.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Journalism, Barack Obama

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Williams: Money donated in politics seeks out favors in return

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."


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Crooks and Liars

Is Vulnerable Gov Pat Quinn (D. IL) Finally Rebounding In The Polls?

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Illinois, Illinois Government, Rod Blagojevich


5 Wealthiest U.S. Presidents

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Virginia

WDRB-TV Louisville

SHRIBMAN | New GOP Hope: Mitt Romney

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.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ronald Reagan, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas

The Real Deal

Marc Leder and 828 Sagg Main Street

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.


Related Topix: Sagaponack, NY, US Politics, US News


Immigration? Obamacare? ISIS? The Issues That Could Tilt the Senate in November

Democrats are discovering that maintaining control of the U.S. Senate in the November elections could prove to be a rather ambitious task, particularly with the political map favoring Republicans and many of the issues now falling into the GOP's lap as well. Republicans need to pick up six seats to wrest control of the upper chamber from the Democrats.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, 2012 Presidential Election, George Bush, US Senate, Mitch McConnell