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Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) recently explained his decision to speak at the traditionally liberal campus of UC Berkeley to National Journal, saying, “For the Republican Party to win again we need to go places we haven’t been going, and we need to attract people we haven’t been attracting. Part of that is the message, but […]
After eight months of trying to get an affirmative response from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) after filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, the Washington Examiner has filed a lawsuit against the agency for refusing to release financial records relating to the lavish remodel of its Washington, D.C. offices. The Examiner filed […]
Senate Republicans issued a report Wednesday targeting the influence convicted fraud John Beale, who stole $900,000 from the government and lied to EPA coworkers about having a fantasy dual life as a CIA agent, had over the agency’s far-ranging clean air regulations – regulations that affected millions of lives and billions of private-sector dollars. The […]
Democrats up for re-election in 2014 are trying their best to pretend that Obamacare never happened as the party leadership continues to urge them to embrace the healthcare law. But the results of a new survey out from Pew Research makes clear that running on—not away from—Obamacare could bring about big losses for politicians on […]
Cue up the laugh track. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) delivered some real gut-busters Thursday as she talked to reporters about President Barack Obama’s record and explained the finer points of his healthcare overhaul. Pelosi has claimed that midterm voters will support Democratic candidates because November leaves time enough for them to reap the […]
KPHO-TV reporter Catherine Anaya, quoting Press Secretary Jay Carney as her source, said that questions from the White House Press Corps at daily briefings must be submitted in advance so the administration has time to prepare a response. “And then he also mentioned that a lot of times, unless it’s something breaking, the questions that […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) was excoriated by the paper of record in his old Kentucky home Wednesday after his re-election campaign used the cops to obstruct a member of the media from covering a campaign press conference earlier in the week.
Political action committee-related news out this week makes it a fair assumption that Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will be a major player in the GOP primary leading up to next Presidential election.