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  • Personal injury lawyer spends another million on Davis’ campaign for Texas governor

    HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – Over the past few months, personal injury trial lawyers Steve and Amber Mostyn continued to pump hundreds of thousands of dollars into the campaign coffers of state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor. Davis, who will face Attorney General Greg...

  • Bruce Braley missed 79 percent of full Veterans' Affairs Committee hearings as scandal heated up

    Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, missed 79 percent of full Veterans' Affairs Committee hearings between 2011 and 2012 -- when the Veterans Affairs scandal was starting to heat up.

  • W.V. AG endorses Mooney for Congress

    MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – A Republican nominee running for Congress has received an endorsement from West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. On May 13, Alex Mooney beat out a crowded field of Republican to win his party’s nomination to run for the state’s Second...

  • New campaign ad hits Mitch McConnell on 'not my job' comment

    A new Alison Lundergan Grimes campaign ad hits Sen. Mitch McConnell on his 'not my job' comment earlier this year. The ad is part of a six-figure, statewide buy.

  • Obama heads off to raise money on the West Coast

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him — raising money for his fellow Democrats. Obama on Tuesday was starting a three-day West Coast trip, scheduled to attend at least...

  • While Hillary Clinton offers a resume, Elizabeth Warren offers a plan

    It seems almost too obvious to mention, but presidential candidates need a clear idea of why they want to be president.

  • Hillary Clinton's job approval rating as low as Obama's

    A Politico poll strongly suggests that Hillary Clinton's attempts to put some distance between herself and the president's record are unavailing and perhaps doomed to failure.

  • Natalie Tennant dodges questions on Obama, Harry Reid and Obamacare

    Natalie Tennant, West Virginia's secretary of state and Democratic Senate candidate, seems to have a problem answering tough questions.

  • Case made for Ted Cruz vs. Elizabeth Warren in 2016

    Louder voices are helping to make the case for a 2016 White House matchup between Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

  • Bill Clinton won't 'jump the gun' on wife's plans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton says he doesn't know if his wife, Hillary, is going to run for president and said "she hasn't asked me yet." In a CNN interview broadcast Monday from Jakarta, Indonesia, Clinton says, "Whatever she does is fine." He called Hillary Rodham Clinton...

  • DNC raises almost $9M in June, cuts debt to $3M

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee narrowly outraised its Republican rival last month and cut its debt to just $3 million, down from a onetime high of $23 million, according to federal financial forms due Sunday. The DNC raised almost $9 million in June, while the Republican...

  • Committees, super PACs disclose June fundraising

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The political parties, their campaign committees and super PACs faced a Sunday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in June. Highlights from the filings: ___ MISSISSIPPI GOOD FOR FUNDRAISING The anti-tax Club for Growth Action last month...

  • How oil and gas fracking fractures the Democratic Party: Examiner Editorial

    Colorado liberals spent a decade and millions of dollars pushing their state's political agenda to the Left.

  • Quinn, Rauner use jobs claims as campaign weapons

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner have both sought to use the state's jobs situation as a political weapon. But their claims and the numbers behind them demonstrate that the picture isn't nearly as clear as either Quinn or Rauner suggests. Many of...

  • Elizabeth Warren has already changed the Democratic conversation

    Progressive Dems are freshly encouraged that Warren's gravitational pull will move other Democrats, such as Hillary Clinton, to fight for and campaign on the same issues.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Note to the House GOP: Kill the Bill

    The House Republican leadership is having trouble getting 218 votes for its immigration bill.

  • A Fetish For Zizek

    It’s surely the most hilarious academic story so far this year: Slavoj Zizek, the most Marxist-chic of all Marxist-chic philosophers, has been caught plagiarizing an article from American...

  • Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

    Nashville One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn’t Joe Carr’s. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee senator Carr hopes to defeat in the August 7...