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Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter Leading Off : • LA-Sen, Gov : While Republican Sen. David Vitter has looked like the clear favorite to win this year'...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
In a teleconference with supporters last week, North Carolina NAACP president Rev. Dr. William J. Barber (whom our own Denise Oliver Velez has called "a fiery prophet for social justice" ) previewed ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 06:02 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
A few years ago I was writing a horror-comedy script during the inception of the Tea Party movement; you, know, those angry, white, "Christian" folks who wanted to "Take America Back." The more I ...
by MIchaelPlumides
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 08:56 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Gov. Pat McCrory (R. NC) There a few big Governor races next year in states like Montana, Indiana, West Virginia, Washington and North Dakota. But North Carolina is already looking like a seriously ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 04:11 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
The Goldilocks question by Tom Sullivan The phrase "big government" scrolled across the screen again the other day and got me thinking about how effectively the right has been in programming ...
by Tom Sullivan
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 08:52 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Shocked and awed by the persecution their brethren in Indiana and now Arkansas are suffering, North Carolina's GOP bigots politicians are suddenly running screaming for the exits pretending they've ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 89 comments on Wed Apr 01, 2015 at 03:17 PM PDT with 221 Recommends
Democratic Senate candiate Tammy ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Showcasing the R-controlled NC General Assembly's utter batshittery, (R) Gov. Pat McCrory managed to be the adult in the room today. In an interview on WFAE's show Charlotte Talks with Mike Collins,
by SteelerGrrl
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 03:16 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Wanna see a magic trick? I'm going to make ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This is the second in a series of articles exploring how post-legalization anti-marriage equality bills, currently working their way through state legislatures, threaten to trivialize the ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 157 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 05:57 AM PST with 39 Recommends
Rep. Donna Edwards is one of the many Democrats to acknowledge her interest in this open Senate seat Leading Off : • MD-Sen : It's going to be a while before the race to succeed retiring ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Mar 04, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Because in the right-to-work paradise of North Carolina no child goes to bed hungry or without electricity...right? I mean, that's right, isn't it? In a move that surprised no one, last week a ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 143 comments on Mon Feb 23, 2015 at 06:12 AM PST with 311 Recommends
What are you talking about, too early? Lately I've been kicking around a series of maps anticipating the reapportionment changes that will come with the 2020 United States Census. So why not share ...
by HoosierD42
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 03:51 AM PST with 5 Recommends
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Republican Rep. Mike Bost is expected to be a top Democratic target Leading Off : • IL-12 : Former Democratic Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon emerged as a potential contender against freshman Republican ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Some mixed news out of North Carolina today courtesy of PPP. First, there's Governor Pat McCrory (R. NC): http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2015/02/burr-mccrory-lead-despite-low-approvals....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 09:47 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Mark Begich Leading Off : • Anchorage Mayor, AK-Sen, AL : On Saturday, former Democratic Sen. Mark Begich took himself ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 06:54 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Two congressman are considering a primary challenge against John McCain Leading Off : •
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Sounds like someone's worried about his re-election prospects: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/north-carolina-medicaid-expansion-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jan 06, 2015 at 09:40 AM PST with 12 Recommends