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1 hr ago | Swing State Project

We unlucky few: A look at the incumbents who lost their primaries, 1994-2012

For the most part, incumbent representatives, senators and governors who seek renomination get it.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Joe Baca, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Cynthia McKinney

16 hrs ago | The Courier

The color of Georgia

My father, Newt Gingrich, ran for congress in rural, west, middle Georgia in 1974.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nathan Deal, US Governors

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Connecticut Post

Each one resides in the delegate-rich and up-for-grabs 2nd Congressional District in eastern Connecticut, which is also home to Boughton's running mate, Heather Bond Somers, the former Groton mayor and a town councilor.


Related Topix: US Politics, Rob Simmons, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Connecticut, Ron Paul, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Mitt Romney


Clinton Admin Feared Internet's Ability to Democraticize News 3 Years Before Drudge Bombshell

Three years before Matt Drudge changed the world and how news would be consumed, President Bill Clinton's White House feared that the Internet was allowing average citizens, especially conservatives, to bypass legacy gatekeepers and access information that had previously been denied to them by the mainstream press.


Related Topix: Journalism, Matt Drudge, US Politics, US News, US Governors, Sarah Palin


Another Bush in the White House? Ex-ambassador says Jeb could be a contender

As Jeb Bush weighs a run for the White House, his prospective candidacy is being praised by a well-known Republican who helped organize his brother's successful campaigns in 2000 and 2004.


Related Topix: US News, George Bush, South Carolina, Games, Card Game, US Politics, Chris Christie, US Governors


GOP Address: Government Should Be 'Enabling' Not 'Mandating' Americans

In this week's Republican address, Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee criticizes Democratic approaches to government, saying that Dems in Washington want to mandate what Americans can and cannot do.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Apple, Startups

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Clinton Aides Kept Tabs on - Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy'

The binder of opposition research on Republicans, part of today's release of roughly 7,500 pages of documents from the Bill Clinton presidential library, was indexed with topics ranging from "Richard Mellon Scaife -- The Wizard of Oz Behind The Foster Conspiracy Industry" to "Communications on the Net Between Congressional Republicans and Right ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, New York

The Wall Street Journal

Clinton Documents: Top Adviser Predicts Fiscal 'Train Wreck'

Coming a half year after Republicans had won control of Congress in the 1994 GOP landslide, Mr. Clinton's speech set was to unveil his own balanced budget plan.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics

US News & World Report

Rick Santorum, the 5 O'Clock Candidate

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum's exit poll numbers didn't seem to match up with reality during the 2012 GOP primaries.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney

Thu Apr 17, 2014


A year after an attack on an electrical grid, major vulnerabilities still exist

One Year After Metcalf: Nearly Devastating Attack on a Key Substation Shows Necessity of Fixing the Power Grid Legislators, Experts to Discuss What Must and Can Be Done On the first anniversary of a nearly devastating attack on the Metcalf Substation outside San Jose, California, a group called, " Secure the Grid Coalition " convened a symposium on ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

The Washington Post

Gov. Bobby Jindal to keynote Liberty University's commencement ceremony

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, widely considered a rising star in the Republican Party and a possible 2016 presidential candidate, will be the commencement speaker at Liberty University on May 10. "Many believe could hold the highest office in the land someday," Liberty President Jerry Falwell Jr. said in a statement on Wednesday .


Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberty University, US Senate, John McCain

Alabama Live

Stacy Lee George, the aspiring 'gun-toting governor,' talks about string of political setbacks

Stacy Lee George, the state corrections officer who is challenging Gov. Robert Bentley in the June 3 primary, lost the last three times he ran for office in his home county and is separated from his fourth wife.


Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Alabama

USA Today

Former Miss America touts husband for Congress in ad

"My husband John is running for Congress, because the dreams of our children are threatened by Washington," says Heather Whitestone McCallum.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Chris Christie, US Governors

National Journal

Is Sheldon Adelson Turning Even Rand Paul Anti-Isolationist?

When Republican presidential hopefuls met with Sheldon Adelson in Las Vegas last month, the billionaire Casino mogul who almost single-handedly kept the Newt Gingrich primary campaign alive in 2012, had just announced his intention to back the Republican candidate with the clearest shot at winning the White House in 2016.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, 2012 Presidential Election

American Reporter

On Native GroundTHE Gop Still Hates Women

BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 22, 2012 Updated 7:30pm ET -- The stage is set tonight in Mesa, Ariz., for mistakes that make political history.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 16, 2014

E! Online

John Mellencamp and Five Other Musicians Who Yanked Songs From Political Campaigns

Not everyone wants to be the background music for a political campaign, and John Mellencamp knows that all too well.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, Public Relations, US Politics, US News, Survivor, Pop/Rock, Jon Bon Jovi, Bon Jovi

National Review Online

Whoa s a "Right-Wing Extremist"?

Let's say you got into politics running for office as a Democrat. You hate Rupert Murdoch and Fox News and the Wall Street Journal , and you really, really hate Bill .


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News

The Daily Caller

A new Republican contract for 2014

At this time in 1994, voters across the United States were frustrated with a Democratic president who had over-reached on health care and whose minions in both houses of Congress were helping him broaden regulations and raise taxes - all under a cloud of corruption that was almost palpable.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Conservative Political News

Washington Post

In the Loop: Pay down the debt: 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls still owe money

JUNE 13: Republican candidates former U.S. senator. Rick Santorum , U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann , former House speaker Newt Gingrich, former governor Mitt Romney , U.S. Rep. Ron Paul , former governor Tim Pawlenty , and businessman Herman Cain prepare for their debate June 13, 2011, at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. It was this week two ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney

New York Post

Despite past, Sharpton's pull remains intact

As usual, Al Sharpton has an answer. How is it possible, I ask him, that he carries so much tainted baggage from the past, yet still enjoys enormous pull with the political class? "It's because I have access to some of the voters they're trying to reach," he tells me matter-of-factly.


Related Topix: George Bush, US Politics, US News