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Entries by Leigh Owens from 04/2012

Gene Simmons, Kiss Frontman, Endorses Mitt Romney, Regrets 2008 Barack Obama Endorsement

Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons endorsed Republican presidential primary candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday in an interview with Fox News, expressing regret ...

Debbie Stabenow Fundraising Sets Record After Controversial 'Debbie Spend-It-Now' GOP Attack Ad

Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D) enjoyed her most successful fundraising quarter ever in the wake of the controversy surrounding a negative campaign ...

Connie Mack Launches Keystone XL Pipeline Petition

Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Connie Mack, (R-Fla.) on Thursday staged a petition drive at a Miami gas station aimed at pressuring President Barack Obama to approve the contro...

Occupy Wall Street Targets Bank Of America

Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

It's fairly impossible to speak with OWS activists without hearing Taibbi jargon about "vampire squids" or "raging hurricanes of theft and fraud," so ...

Elizabeth Warren Nabs Planned Parenthood Endorsement In Massachusetts Senate Race

Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren picked up the endorsement of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the political arm of the reproductive rights gr...

Sarah Palin PAC Burns Through Cash

Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin’s political action committee raised $388,000 in the first three months of the year, but it spent $418,000 and didn’t give a dime to an...

Richard Lugar, Richard Mourdock Square Off In Indiana GOP Primary Debate

Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Sen. Richard Lugar and State Treasurer Richard Mourdock faced off on Wednesday in the first and only GOP primary debate in the Indiana Senate race, ah...

Scott Walker Eyes John Doe Investigation As Recall Election Nears

Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

The Wisconsin recall election that could possibly oust Gov. Scott Walker (R) has more baggage looming over it. This week The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Jo...

Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren Spar Over Tax Returns In Massachusetts Senate Race

Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown (R) and Harvard law professor Elizabeth Warren are in a standoff over whether to release their tax returns. The debate began on T...

Allen West: Ted Nugent Was Just Expressing His Opinion

Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) defended Ted Nugent on CNN Thursday morning, telling host Soledad O’Brien he doesn't believe Nugent has any ill will toward...

David Dewhurst Releases Campaign Ad Slamming Ted Cruz In Texas Senate Race

Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

A Senate race in Texas took a negative turn this week when Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst (R) released a statewide television ad attacking his opponent, atto...

Rick Scott Denied Chance To Replace Florida Supreme Court Justices After Ballot Scramble

Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) almost got the opportunity to replace three state Supreme Court justices, thanks to a near-hiccup with election paperwork....

Scott Brown Slams Elizabeth Warren Over Interest-Free Loan In Massachusetts Senate Race

Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Sen. Scott Brown (R) has launched another attack on Elizabeth Warren, who is seeking to unseat him in the Massachusetts Senate race, criticizing her o...

Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren Keep Promise To Release Tax Returns In Massachusetts Senate Race

Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

Massachusetts Senate candidates Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown released their tax returns for the past several years on Friday, in response to a req...