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  • As DNC decides on 2016 convention site, experts say sites don't help parties win states

    Hosting a party's convention is an economic shot in the arm for any city, but what does it mean for the political party's chances in that state?

  • Hillary Clinton's neocon moment

    After being a radical, then a liberal, then a hawk, Hillary's latest face is that of a full-fledged neo-con.

  • Illinois Democrats make play for unity, victory

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Faced with a crucial mid-term election where Republicans are seeking to reclaim the governor's mansion, Illinois Democrats used an annual party gathering Wednesday to provide an early look at their strategy for victory this fall. Hundreds of county party leaders and...

  • Candidate suspends NY Senate race over affair

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state Senate candidate from western New York is stepping away from her campaign after acknowledging an extramarital relationship that she says began this month. Gia Arnold announced her decision Wednesday with a letter posted on her Facebook page. While she's suspending...

  • Iowa Senate candidates try to out-veteran each other in new ads

    In the Iowa Senate race, veterans issues have been a central focus in the campaign of Republican Joni Ernst, but less so for Rep. Bruce Braley, her Democratic opponent. But Braley is edging onto Ernst's turf with a new television ad.

  • VIDEO: Ad war heats up in Michigan governor race

    The race to be Michigan's governor is heating up on the airwaves as three new campaign ads were released this week.

  • Are Montana liberals mimicking the Tea Party?

    Though they roundly reject the conservatives' policy views, some of the state's progressives hope to use similar grassroots tactics to gain clout, oust incumbents and affect the Democratic Party's nominations.

  • Senate Dems' campaign arms starts $9M ad buy in NC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Senate hopeful Thom Tillis cut $500 million in funding for North Carolina schools while giving tax breaks to his rich friends, the campaign arm for Senate Democrats said Wednesday, in the first piece of a $9.1 million ad campaign set to stay on the airwaves through...

  • Wisconsin's Scott Walker now faces one of his hardest campaigns

    After Tuesday's primary, the Wisconsin Republican now faces one of the most high-profile Democratic opponents of his career, as well as his third election in just four years.

  • 2016: In Alaska, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul top Sarah Palin, who loses to Hillary Clinton

    Six years after running for vice president, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has been eclipsed by the Tea Party generation's Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul in a 2016 presidential preference poll.

  • After Syria remarks, Obama and Hillary Clinton to attend party on Martha's Vineyard

    The event comes shortly after Clinton criticized the president's handling of Syria and his overall approach to his foreign policy decision-making in an interview.

  • How long before Democrats run Daily Beast reporter Tim Mak out of town?

    "African-American staffers on Democratic campaigns were paid 70 cents for each dollar their white counterparts made. For Hispanic staffers in Democratic campaigns, the figure was 68 cents on the dollar," a Daily Beast report stated.

  • Illinois treasurer race heats up over accusations

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Republican candidate for treasurer Tom Cross' campaign accused his Democratic opponent Tuesday of financial mismanagement and political patronage, stirring controversy in the race for a typically overlooked statewide office. At a string of stops around central...

  • Hillary Clinton's foreign policy paradox

    But the more she tries to argue that she recommended a different policy approach than the one that was actually pursued, the more she comes across looking like a figurehead who had no real influence within the administration.

  • Mayor: NYC will learn from 2004 RNC 'mistakes'

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is making a final appeal for the Democrats to choose Brooklyn for their 2016 convention. De Blasio, who took office in January, said Tuesday that the city had the mass transit system needed to host the more than 30,000 people expected to attend. He also...

From the Weekly Standard

  • Nobody’s Fault

    All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border,...

  • A Privileged Press?

    After nearly four years of procedural delay, the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling is set to open shortly. Sterling was indicted at the end of 2010 for leaking information about a...

  • A Not So Grand Jury

    On August 15, a grand jury in Travis County, Texas, shocked the Lone Star State when it handed up an indictment of Governor Rick Perry, a likely candidate for the GOP presidential nomination in...