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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.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Bloomberg

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)

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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.

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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.

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

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Examiner.com

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)

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 .

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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.

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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)

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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.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Kos

Republicans will donate to anything

Raising money for Republicans must be a scam artist's dream, whether you're talking about Newt Gingrich getting millions from Sheldon Adelson to wage a hopeless presidential campaign or you're talking about Karl Rove's exceptional talent at convincing wealthy GOP donors to part with their cash.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Representative Rick Berg, Heather Wilson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Denny Rehberg

Hernando Today

It's our leaders, not average Americans, who are the problem

Great letter, Mr. Columbo. I refer to your "You may be part of the Problem." In it you state that "It is you, the apathetic majority of Americans" who are to blame for America's ills.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Herman Cain, Rick Perry, US Governors, Gary E. Johnson, Gary Johnson

National Public Radio

Gingrich 2012 Campaign Still Owes $4.7 Million

The campaign tells the Federal Election Commission that its debt on April 1, 2014, was just $14,507 less than the amount owed on May 31, 2012 - the month Gingrich officially suspended his White House bid.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Pete Sessions, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Apr 14, 2014

National Journal

Republicans Are Openly Softening Their Tone on Same-Sex Marriage

Something strange happened last weekend. At a recent conservative confab that attracted many top Republicans, no one railed against same-sex marriage.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Huckabee, Entertainment, Television

Examiner.com

Newt Gingrich labels Kathleen Sebelius and other Demos 'nut-cake ideologues'

Newt Gingrich has never been one to be the wilting flower. He had heavy criticism for former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and her disastrous management of the Obamacare roll out last fall, in his Saturday remarks in Manchester, N.H. Gingrich, the former House speaker and Republican presidential candidate called Sebelius and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Manchester, NH

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