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  • Iowa liberty movement activists chafing over Third District results

    In the state's Third Congressional District, surprising convention results pushed an unlikely Establishment contender to the Republican nomination and left many grassroots activists irked.

  • How Obama's immigration power play will shape the midterms

    President Obama's decision to go it alone on immigration reform ignited a debate that won't be decided until November: Is he guilty of executive overreach or a principled reformer forced to act by Washington gridlock?

  • Let the Hillary veepstakes begin

    Hillary Clinton is still many months from announcing whether she will run for president in 2016 -- but, for a potential running mate, it's never too early to start cozying up.

  • Abbott concedes chemical data 'challenging' to get

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott is conceding that learning where dangerous chemicals are stored in Texas can be a challenge. The Republican nominee for governor has faced scrutiny since a May ruling by his office that tightened public access to information about chemical...

  • Today's political victories could vex GOP in 2016

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Republicans claimed victory this week in the Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom and the White House's acceptance that an immigration overhaul won't happen this year. Today's victories could haunt the GOP in two years' time, as the party's presidential...

  • Wall Street Journal: Clinton Inc.'s top funder is Wall Street's Goldman Sachs

    Goldman Sachs has provided "Clinton Inc." with nearly $5 million and office space since Bill and Hillary Clinton left the White House, making the firm their top supporter.

  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: 'Kissing congressman' can't pay his staff

    It's been a tough year for Louisiana Republican Congressman Vance McAllister. In April he came under fire after surveillance footage showed him kissing a long-time, married staffer.

  • Money problems could also hurt kissing congressman's re-election bid

    The residual angst from the kissing scandal, which tarnished Vance McAllister's family values brand, might be only one of the serious challenges the Louisiana Republican faces.

  • La. U.S. Senate race: Candidate promises to ‘pop the door off the hinges’ if elected

    HOUMA, La. (Legal Newsline) – If elected, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is promising to “pop the door off the hinges” of his Washington office. On Tuesday Rob Maness, a retired Air Force colonel, released his “Contract With Louisiana.” The 12-point contract promises an array of...

  • Wendy Davis supporters struggle to name ONE of her legislative achievements

    "The filibuster so fills my mind bubble," a Wendy Davis supporter responded when asked to name the top legislative achievement of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate.

  • Which Republican governor is down by 22 points in his re-election bid?

    The Franklin & Marshall College poll indicates more bad news for Gov. Tom Corbett. A mere 26 percent of voters surveyed believe he has performed well enough to deserve re-election.

  • Paul LePage phone campaign focuses on Social Security

    Maine Gov. Paul LePage's re-election team has launched a phone campaign seeking to clarify the Republican governor's position on Social Security.

  • There's nothing undemocratic about strategic voting

    Years before Operation Chaos occurred to Rush Limbaugh, I had been voting strategically in New York. Here's how it all came about.

  • Dems hope decision will energize female supporters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Their Senate majority in peril, anxious Democrats have seized the Supreme Court decision that some companies need not provide birth control to women as fresh evidence of the GOP's "war on women" — an argument they hope will energize female voters who could decide the...

  • Republican holds financial edge in Nev. AG race

    CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – Adam Laxalt, the Republican candidate for attorney general, has more than his family name going for him. He’s also outraised his Democratic rival so far in 2014, with a little help from out-of-state donors. In the first six months of 2014, Laxalt, 35,...



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