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Florida Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy Leading Off : • FL-Sen : On Monday, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
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
Indiana Republican Gov. Mike ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Texas Democrat Pete Gallego Leading Off : • TX-23 : On Thursday, former Democratic Rep. Pete Gallego announced ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) doesn't think it's the end of the world if other people don't get paid. If House Republicans force a shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security, 30,000 workers will be ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 77 comments on Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 09:09 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Jason Kander's decision puts the Missouri Senate race on the map Leading Off : • MO-Sen : On Thursday, Democratic Secretary of State Jason ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Feb 20, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder may emerge as the primary frontrunner if he runs Leading Off : • MO-Gov : The Republican gubernatorial field has yet to fully take shape, ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
The ongoing feud between the tea party and establishment factions in Congress can be likened to spot fires which opportunistically flare up whenever an issue divides them. Whenever and wherever there'
by Mopshell
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 05:30 AM PST with 37 Recommends
Speaker John Boehner faces even more problems keeping his Republican caucus together. House Republican leadership is far right. The Republican Study Committee exists to pressure House ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 55 comments on Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 08:45 AM PST with 40 Recommends
Tom "Cincinnatus" Steyer Leading Off : • CA-Sen : Good news for California Democrats, but as Colin Campbell wryly notes , bad news for ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Pennsylvania's Republican Sen. Pat Toomey starts the 2016 cycle as a top Democratic target Leading Off : • PA-Sen : Here's how you know the 2015-16 election cycle has officially begun: The good ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Jan 21, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Leading Off : • CA-Sen : On Tuesday, Democratic Attorney General Kamala ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 05:00 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland Leading Off :
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Originally posted on July 8, this diary is being updated in the light of Sen Ted Cruz being the cause of the fiasco in the House on the last scheduled day before the Summer break. That he was the ...
by Mopshell
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
The ongoing feud between the tea party and establishment factions within the GOP can be likened to spot fires which threaten to fuse into one unconfined, uncontrollable wild fire. Fanning the flames ...
by Mopshell
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jul 28, 2014 at 06:10 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
On February 27 and 28, the Air Force Academy held its annual National Character & Leadership Symposium , an event described as "one of the nation's premier symposia in the field of character and ...
by ChrisRodda
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 08:15 AM PST with 31 Recommends
Back in June, when the House passed its first version of the FY14 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the anti-gay crowd was doing a victory dance over the fact that the House version of the ...
by ChrisRodda
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 12:20 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Apparently, military cutbacks don't apply to church music. Sebastian Sprenger at Inside Defense reports that the Department of Defense has just spent $88,000 for a Steinway piano for a chapel at ...
by ChrisRodda
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 10:45 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here . Leading Off : • WI-...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 97 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Just like any war, the GOP crusade against the Affordable Care Act cost blood and bounty. Republicans wounded their party with their failed gambit to defund the Affordable Care Act by shutting ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 06:24 AM PDT with 13 Recommends