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  • Trail lawyers fueling Bruce Braley's run to stop 'farmer' from taking Senate Judiciary chair

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Seeking “help” for his U.S. Senate bid, Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, told a group of trial lawyers at a Texas fundraiser in January he’s “someone who’s been fighting tort reform for 30 years” and needs their “help” to stop a “farmer” from...

  • Warner has 15-point lead on Gillespie in poll

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A new poll shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has a 15-point advantage over former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie. The Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Warner has a 46-31 advantage over Gillespie, the favorite to win the...

  • Court rules Leopold can run again

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland appellate court has upheld misconduct in office convictions against former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold, but the court has overturned part of his sentence that said he could not run for office again. The Maryland Court of Special Appeals issued...

  • Morrell captures California state Senate seat

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – By a margin of more than 30,000 votes, Inland Empire voters have elected Mike Morrell, a Republican assemblyman, to represent them in California’s State Senate District 23. Morrell As of late March 25, Morrell, a real estate professional from...

  • Wendy Davis escalates equal-pay attack on Greg Abbott

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – State Sen. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is so eager to hear Attorney General Greg Abbott, the Republican nominee, talk about his stance on equal pay that she literally has begun counting the seconds. Abbott On Tuesday, Davis launched the...

  • Greg Abbott campaign blasts Wendy Davis over public sector bond work

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – As Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott continues to face accusations on his stance for equal pay, the Republican gubernatorial candidate is attempting to turn the focus back on his Democratic rival and her law firm’s work on public bonds. On Monday, Texans...

  • Polling company offers tips on writing successful election candidate statements

    MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A company specializing in helping candidates win their elections is offering tips on writing candidate statements. According to a March 25 press release, Survey & Ballot Systems announced the release of its newest election article, “successful candidate...

  • Libertarian candidates announced in Illinois statewide races, 42K signatures needed

    Skopek LEMONT, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – On Tuesday, the Libertarian Party of Illinois began collecting the 42,000 signatures needed to place its candidates on the ballot. A day prior, the party announced the names of the Libertarian candidates running in statewide races. The list includes...

  • GOP candidate Kashkari proposes tax breaks

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 10-year corporate tax credit for companies that move to California and create more than 100 new jobs, diverting nearly $10 billion in high-speed rail bond money to water storage projects and promoting fracking for oil and natural gas are among the policy proposals...

  • DC mayor has most campaign money left to spend

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With a week left before the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary, Mayor Vincent Gray has more money left to spend than any of his rivals. The campaigns' last financial reports before the primary were due at midnight Monday. The primary is April 1. Gray has...

  • Texas runoff candidates to speak at forum

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Two weeks from now, Texas candidates embattled in primary runoff elections will speak at a forum hosted by the Texas Business Roundtable. The forum, which focuses primarily on Texas House runoff candidates, will be held April 7 at the Thompson Auditorium in...

  • Poll shows Andrew Cuomo still leading Republican challenger by 35 percent

    LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A new poll shows New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo still leads his Republican challenger Rob Astorino by a margin of 35 percent. However, the poll also shows that Cuomo’s constituents aren’t exactly thrilled with his job performance either. Siena College on...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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