Government

New Poll Of Democratic Voters Spells Doom For Big-Name Presidential Contenders

A new survey of Democratic voters by Rasmussen offers a gloomy reality check for some big-name presidential hopefuls: Nearly three-quarters of …

Conservative View

Wisconsin governor downplays interaction with Russian

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker downplayed his interaction with a woman accused of being a Russian operative who used sex and deception to forge connections, saying Wednesday that they only met one time in 2015 when she showed up at a National Rifle Association convention and had …

U.S. Politics

Trump regret syndrome is spreading like a wildfire as reality finally sets in

“I just kept watching,” a Republican acquaintance told me in disbelief. “And I just kept waiting, and waiting, and waiting for him to do something. …

Liberal View

Rand Paul: The Only Person We Know Colluded With The Russians Is Hillary Clinton

2:26 PM 07/18/2018<p>Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says the only person whom he and others “actually know colluded with the Russians” is former Democrat …

Donald Trump

Democrats Need an Unbreakable Presidential Candidate in 2020

While doing research for a different article, I made a discovery that shouldn’t have shocked me, but did: The first formal candidate debate in the …

Politics

US House hopeful for Alaska seat has never been to the state

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Carol Hafner is on the Democratic primary ballot for an Alaska U.S. House seat.<p>She doesn't live in Alaska. In fact, she's never been to the state. Hafner, who listed New Jersey and South Dakota addresses in her candidate filing, says she's serious about running, though she …

U.S. Politics

Comey Tells Americans To Vote Democrat. Hillary’s Press Secretary Destroys Him.

On Wednesday morning, former FBI Director James Comey, who was supposed to be non-partisan when he held his old job, suddenly found himself a man …

Conservative View

Joe Lieberman Is Trying to Steal Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Election

Former Senator Joe Lieberman, a laughingstock, turncoat ex-Democrat whose name is shorthand for “spoiler,” has a novel idea for Democratic kingpin …

Liberal View

Rand Paul Retweeted PizzaGate Conspiracy Theorist

Jack Posobiec has spread rumors about slain DNC staffer’s role in email leak<p>Sen. Rand Paul twice retweeted an Islamophobic conspiracy theorist who …

Donald Trump

Dem's campaign manager quits after video shows candidate secretly backing gun ban

The campaign manager of a Democrat seeking a U.S. House seat in upstate New York quit the campaign Tuesday, after a video showed the candidate saying she wouldn't publicly endorse a ban on certain firearms -- for fear that she’d lose the election.<p>Mike Szustak, who since April had run the campaign …

U.S. Politics

Chris Christie to ‘set record straight’ in ‘Let Me Finish’

Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.<p>Hachette Books told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the …

New Jersey

Ocasio-Cortez Should Be Lesson for the Democratic Establishment

Three weeks into her turn in the national spotlight, some of the shine is coming off Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the young democratic socialist …

U.S. Politics

National Democratic Committee targets Republican Gus Bilirakis’ seat as winnable

As a longtime Republican stronghold, Florida's 12th congressional district has been a lost cause for progressive candidates.<p>President Donald Trump …

Affordable Care Act

Liberal Group Behind Resistance to Supreme Court Pick Hides Its Funding

A left-leaning advocacy group that plans to spend millions opposing Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court has obscured funding …

Conservative View

GOP panel picks Charlotte for its 2020 convention, putting city in national spotlight

The Republican National Committee’s site selection committee backed Charlotte on Wednesday as the location for its 2020 national convention, …

City Politics

Wendy Davis, Battleground Texas sanctioned for delayed campaign disclosures in 2014

Citing "a somewhat complicated and novel fundraising operation not explicitly contemplated by Texas law," the Texas Ethics Commission fined …

Government

ACLU attack on Kobach roils Kansas GOP governor primary

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union has taken the unusual step of plunging into a nasty Republican primary for Kansas governor with an explosive flyer attacking conservative Kris Kobach, but his main rival in the race doesn't want the support of the group either.<p>The ACLU has …

U.S. Politics

Trump’s man in Florida overtakes gubernatorial frontrunner

ORLANDO — Donald Trump Jr. traveled to central Florida to rally support for the White House’s favorite Republican gubernatorial candidate Rep. Ron DeSantis. What was striking was who the president’s son was not endorsing: Adam Putnam, the establishment political figure who entered the race as the …

U.S. Politics

Colorado independent voters mount a political takeover

All Coloradans, regardless of whether they are Republican, Democrat or independent, care equally about Colorado. Over a million voters demonstrated …

Voting

Report: Our Garbage President Is Facebook's Biggest Political Ad Buyer

Donald Trump may be Twitter’s most infamous shitposter, but he’s also leading the charge flooding Facebook with political ads. According to a new …

Facebook Ads

Hochul steps up her fundraising pace

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, an Erie County Democrat, had not raised a penny for her campaign since the fall of 2014. That all changed on May 2, and she’s …

New York City Council

Analyst: Iowa's 3rd District race moves from 'lean Republican' to 'toss-up'

CLOSE<p>Republican Congressman David Young and Democrat Cindy Axne will face off in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District election in November.<p>Election …

Iowa

Poll: Swing-District Voters See GOP As ‘More Corrupt’

Democrats entered the 2018 race with a challenge that few opposition parties have ever had to overcome: The administration they are running against …

Republicans

Progressives Promised an Army to Fight Brett Kavanaugh. They’re Barely Recruiting.

Before President Trump even uttered the name of his Supreme Court pick, progressives vowed to #Resist. But a week and a half later, they’re still …

Justice

'Dark Money' examines the dark side of campaign spending

In the informative documentary <i>Dark Money</i>, a small-town Montana politician gets knee-capped in an election by a last-minute influx of out-of-state …

Government

Who's Winning the Midterm Money Race

More than half a century ago, former California Treasurer Jesse Unruh said, “Money is the mother’s milk of politics.” While better-funded candidates aren’t guaranteed victory, money still signals strength. So what do last quarter’s Federal Election Commission filings, which U.S. House candidates …

Opinion

Big money rolls in as GOP challenger pressures Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez for his traditionally safe seat in New Jersey

The money race for a traditionally safe Democratic U.S. Senate seat is heating up in New Jersey as incumbent Sen. Bob Menendez tries to fend off a …

New Jersey

Trump endorses GOP Rep. Yoder’s re-election in Kansas 3rd

President Donald Trump is endorsing Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder in a Kansas district that Hillary Clinton narrowly carried in 2016.<p>Trump tweeted …

Business

Cuomo Leads Nixon by 36 Points in New York Gubernatorial Poll

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo holds a commanding 36 percentage point lead over progressive challenger Cynthia Nixon in the state’s Democratic …

Elections

Thousands of US voters' data exposed by robocall firm

Each record contains a voter's name, address, and "calculated" political affiliation.<p>Another cache of US voter data has leaked.<p>A Virginia-based …

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