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  • The top 8 reasons why holding the RNC convention in Cleveland is the right call

    Cleveland will be the location for the 2016 Republican National Convention, beating out competition from Dallas and placing the nomination of the party's future presidential candidate in an important swing state, chairman Reince Priebus announced Tuesday.

  • Former congressman faces FEC complaint in primary fight

    Former Kansas Rep. Todd Tiahrt, the Republican primary challenger to incumbent Rep. Mike Pompeo, is accused of coordinating with a super PAC.

  • VIDEO: Poll shows Hillary Clinton leading potential 2016 presidential field

    Democrat Hillary Clinton holds a commanding lead over her presumed challengers in the 2016 presidential race, and most voters say they've heard enough to make up their minds about the former Secretary of State.

  • Abbott seeks donations to crush Common Core

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and his gubernatorial campaign are seeking donations to ensure Common Core education standards stay out of Texas. Abbott Lynn Haueter, a staffer for the Republican candidate, sent out an email to supporters on Monday, warning...

  • Hillary Clinton leading field of potential 2016 presidential candidates, poll says

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A new poll indicates former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the front-runner for the 2016 presidential race. Clinton leads the Democratic primary with 58 percent, followed by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts with 11 percent, Vice President Joseph...

  • VIDEO: Fresh attack ads released in Kentucky Senate race

    A pro-Mitch McConnell group and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes released attack ads Tuesday highlighting how each candidate has dodged questions from Kentucky residents and the media.

  • Internal poll shows Justin Amash with 22-point lead over challenger

    Rep. Justin Amash appears to be safely situated to retain his congressional seat, according to a new internal poll showing the Michigan Republican holding a 22-point lead over his primary opponent.

  • Republicans pick Cleveland to host 2016 convention

    Will Republicans' road to the White House begin in Cleveland?

  • Ill. group mocks tweet from state senator

    CLINTON, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois watchdog group is hammering two Democrats, state Sen. Mike Frerichs and congressional hopeful Ann Callis, over what it says appears to be a low attendance fundraiser in DeWitt County. On June 28, Frerichs tweeted that he had a great event in Clinton...

  • VIDEO: A look at Libertarian Sean Haugh's YouTube campaign

    A Libertarian candidate in North Carolina is making things difficult for Republicans, as a quirky YouTube campaign continues to grow.

  • Jeanne Shaheen keeps pace with Scott Brown in New Hampshire fundraising

    From April through June, Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen brought in more than $2.8 million, her campaign announced Monday.

  • N.Y. congressional candidate wants to double as reality TV star

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Republican candidate seeking to dethrone U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney also wants to star in his very own reality television show as he campaigns. Nicholas Di Iorio recently filed an advisory opinion request with the Federal Election Commission, seeking clarification...

  • Clinton says she's donated college speaking fees

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says she's donated to her family's foundation the huge sums she has earned in speaking fees at colleges for the last year and half. Some students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, have called for Clinton to return the $225,000 she is receiving for...

  • Quasi-lobbyist runs as earmarker in Kansas GOP primary

    Former Rep. Todd Tiahrt is a man on a mission — to reclaim the Republican Party for earmarkers.

  • Democrats' Florida push calls for US shift on Cuba

    MIAMI (AP) — When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba. "If you really care...

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...