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In GOP Vice Presidential Sweepstakes, Donald Trump may want to vet John Duncan, Walter Jones, and Gene Taylor

Rich Rubino | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump is in the inchoate stages of vetting possible Vice Presidential runningmates. Much media foc...

Incumbent Beats Former Rep In GOP Primary Battle

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Rep. Steven Palazzo was victorious over former Rep. Gene Taylor in a Mississippi GOP primary election. As a Democrat, Taylor served as th...

Switching Party Affiliation: Sometimes It Works, Sometimes It Doesn't

Rich Rubino | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Taylor and Crist must prove that their party switch was a principled, rational move, not an act of political opportunism.

Democratic and Republican Ideologies Undergo Dramatic Role Reversal

Rich Rubino | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Outliers who get elected are also usually the most electorally vulnerable in that they invariably represent states and Congressional districts inhospitable to their party's ideology. The Republican Party, once the liberal party is now the conservative Party.

Chuck Hagel's Vociferous Criticism of the Bush Administration Has Not Been Forgotten by His Former GOP Senate Colleagues

Rich Rubino | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Hagel was once a loyal Republican foot soldier. In fact, he was on the shortlist as a possible running mate for Republican presidential nominee George W. Bush in 2000.

Presenting the Immigration Hall of Shame

Amy Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Novick

We unveiled this week our Hall of Shame, ten of the biggest obstructionists to immigration reform who are running or have run for office this year.

A Call For a Bipartisan National Campaign to Overturn Insurance Companies' Exemption From Anti-Trust Laws

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

We need a broad coalition to immediately repeal the insurance industry's exemption from complying with Federal anti-trust laws.

GOP Favors Public Option for Property, Not People

David Cay Johnston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Cay Johnston

The bias in favor of property over people should be ended with all deliberate speed by raising the standard for people to that of property. A public option would be one small step in that direction.

Protecting Homeowners the Right Course of Action

Rep. Gene Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Gene Taylor

In the Gulf Coast, the ever-escalating costs of insurance, post-Katrina, have home and business owners facing daunting prospects for protecting their piece of the American Dream.

Rep. Gene Taylor Calls Anti-Tax Activist Norquist And His Group "Lying Sacks Of Scum"

briefingroom.thehill.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Rep. Gene Taylor (D-Miss.) condemned conservative activist Grover Norquist and his organization, Americans for Tax Reform, as "lying sacks of scum" fo...

Biloxi Removing FEMA Trailers, Undermining Obama and Victimizing Katrina Survivors

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Buchanan

The Biloxi City Council will vote June 16th on an ordinance, backed by the City's community development office, forcing FEMA trailers to be removed from residential zones by August 9th.

9 Democrats Environmentalists Have To Worry About

Grist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Let's call them the Carbon Nine: Jason Altmire (Pennsylvania), Rick Boucher (Virginia), Artur Davis (Alabama), Baron Hill (Indiana), Charlie Melancon ...