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  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: 'Kissing congressman' can't pay his staff

    It's been a tough year for Louisiana Republican Congressman Vance McAllister. In April he came under fire after surveillance footage showed him kissing a long-time, married staffer.

  • Money problems could also hurt kissing congressman's re-election bid

    The residual angst from the kissing scandal, which tarnished Vance McAllister's family values brand, might be only one of the serious challenges the Louisiana Republican faces.

  • Wendy Davis supporters struggle to name ONE of her legislative achievements

    "The filibuster so fills my mind bubble," a Wendy Davis supporter responded when asked to name the top legislative achievement of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate.

  • John Zogby: 'Is it all over for Obama?'

    Barack Obama has sunk so low in the eyes of the nation that pollster John Zogby said that the president is grasping for relevancy.

  • Paul LePage phone campaign focuses on Social Security

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage's re-election team has launched a phone campaign seeking to clarify the Republican governor's position on Social Security.

  • New Tea Party group's voting integrity lawsuit threatens Mississippi establishment Democrats and Republicans

    If things were bad between Tea Party activists and the Mississippi Republican establishment before last Tuesday's Senate primary runoff, it's about to get a lot uglier.

  • Poll: Majority want Obama to work with Congress

    President Obama taunted Republicans on Tuesday for opposing his growing list of executive actions, but a new poll shows most Americans would prefer he work with Congress instead of going it alone. The Rasmussen Reports poll of 1,000 likely voters conducted June 28-29 found that 55 percent...

  • There's nothing undemocratic about strategic voting

    Years before Operation Chaos occurred to Rush Limbaugh, I had been voting strategically in New York. Here's how it all came about.

  • How Republicans will use better data to turn out the vote

    The Republican Party continues to modernize its voter turnout capabilities, with a second digital consulting firm due to announce Tuesday that it will help the party improve its data quality. The Data Trust, a Republican third-party data sharing organization central to the GOP’s overhaul of...

  • Our arrogant president

    President Obama appears to have forgotten -- or ignored -- why we have elections. One reason is to stop, or slow down, an agenda the public doesn't like. When polls began reflecting buyer's remorse about Mr. Obama in 2010, voters elected a Republican majority in the House of Representatives...

  • Random observations on Sunday morning

    Chris Edwards of the Cato Institute has launched a great new tool for understanding federal spending trends since 1970. It's the "Make Your Own Spending Chart" interactive on downsizinggovernment.org. You just check whichever federal department you want to graph and it appears on the chart...

  • Could this candidate be the next Jewish Republican in Congress?

    Earlier this month, Republican Lee Zeldin, who is running for Congress this year, welcomed Eric Cantor to Quiogue, N.Y., to headline a fundraiser on Zeldin's behalf.



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