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  • Rick Perry adds another big name to defense team

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added a sixth prominent attorney to his all-star legal team that is fighting two felony charges of abuse of power. Mark Fabiani on Monday was announced as the latest hire. He's a former special counsel to President Bill Clinton and was a...

  • Job No. 1 for the next Pennsylvania governor? A huge budget gap

    Job No. 1 for whoever wins this fall's election for Pennsylvania governor likely will be trying to solve the state government's messy fiscal situation.

  • In New Jersey Senate campaign, echoes of Ron Paul

    New Jersey Republican Senate candidate Jeff Bell, who is running against incumbent Democrat Sen. Cory Booker, is making criticism of the Fed and a return to the gold standard the centerpiece of his campaign.

  • Crist, Rich in final push for Fla. primary votes

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A final push for votes is underway in Democrats' race to reclaim the governor's mansion. Former Gov. Charlie Crist, the longtime Republican who is seeking to reclaim his old job as a Democrat, has planned events in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, Wellington and Fort...

  • Top Democratic data firm innovates as Republicans play catch-up

    The leading progressive data firm is unveiling a host of digital innovations as the Democratic Party seeks to maintain its edge over Republicans in the competitive arena of targeting and turning out voters.

  • Crist, Rich campaign ahead of Tuesday's primary

    MIAMI (AP) — It may have taken a while, but it finally feels like there's a Democratic primary for governor. Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, now seeking his old job as a Democrat, spent the weekend campaigning in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, meeting with volunteers, attending black...

  • Paul Ryan: 'I sure wish' Mitt Romney would run for president again

    Ryan added that he doesn't know if Romney will run, but believes he would be make a great commander in chief. Ryan also said he wished more Americans had seen the human side of Romney that Paul got to know on the campaign trail.

  • Michael McCaul cites ISIS as greatest threat since 9/11

    McCaul spoke with host George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week" and suggested that the president will need Congressional authorization to use military force against the brutal and well-funded terrorist group.

  • John McCain: On ISIS, Obama is 'strangely detached'

    McCain argued that the president's foreign policy is weak on planning, and that his failure to communicate his ends to Congress has kept him from gaining its support and, in turn, developing a muscular response.

  • Ryan, 2012 VP nominee, closes 3-day Florida tour

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's choice as his vice presidential running mate, is wrapping up a three-day swing through Florida. Ryan is due in Tallahassee, Brandon and Sarasota on Sunday to promote his new book, "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea." He made...

  • Is the Louisiana Senate race at a turning point?

    Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who has repeatedly found a way to win in a predominantly red state, is stuck at the lowest point of her 2014 campaign.

  • Governor's race: How are Ohio households doing?

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Looking at a wide-screen view of Ohio's economy, there are clear signs of economic progress during Republican John Kasich's time as governor. Zooming into the kitchen tables of typical Ohioans brings a fuzzier picture. In the broad view, the state has added jobs and reduced...

  • Longshot primary foe aims for rebuke of Gov. Cuomo

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As Zephyr Teachout says, there wasn't supposed to be a Democratic primary in Andrew Cuomo's New York, where the powerful governor with national ambitions was expected to sweep to a second term. Instead, Cuomo is facing a politically awkward challenge from a woman whose name...

  • 4 Kochs took genes, money in different directions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — They are an outsized force in modern American politics, the best-known brand of the big money era, yet still something of a mystery to those who cash their checks. Meet the Koch brothers. (Pronounced like the cola.) Perhaps the first thing you need to know is that there are...

  • This Republican data firm talks to 200,000 voters -- every single month

    The conservative political data firm i360 is polling more than 200,000 registered voters every month in an effort to offer Republicans unparalleled voter turnout capabilities in the midterm elections and beyond. The Democrats have been at the forefront of collecting data on prospective voters...



From the Weekly Standard

  • McConnell Aide Resigns As Ron Paul Scandal Develops

    Just before the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the reelection campaign for Mitch McConnell of Kentucky announced its campaign manager, Jesse Benton, was resigning. Benton was leaving the...

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  • On the Origin of ISIS

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the terrorist army many thousand strong now rampaging through the Levant, embraces such an extreme, violent ideology that it makes even al Qaeda squeamish,...

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  • Repeal Obamacare, Don’t ‘Reform’ It

    Slowly but surely, the anti-repeal wing of the Republican party is starting to reassert itself.  The latest effort comes from Lanhee Chen, who was the top policy advisor on the Mitt Romney...

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