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Bill Clinton's Rescue Ride

Brent Budowsky | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Springtime is coming, baseball teams have reassembled for training, Robert Redford is back on cable playing Roy Hobbs in The Natural and Bill Clinton has begun his ride to rescue Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections.

More Is Not Merrier

Edward Flattau | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Edward Flattau

In an oblique plug for an abortion ban, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte advocates runaway population growth as a solution to job creation. Regardless of the merits of abortion, Goodlatte's cheerleading stance on demographics reflects a detachment from reality.

Shifting Allegiance

Edward Flattau | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Edward Flattau

It might be time for a rupture of the symbiotic relationship between corporate donors and the Republican Party as currently constituted. Already, the...

Short on Election-Year Ammo, Republicans Try to Turn Obama into Carter

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

It's rising gas prices -- the pocketbook issue -- that's really breathing new life into the "Carter analogy."

The Flimflam Artists

Edward Flattau | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

There is one scenario in which a victorious Republican presidential nominee could make good on the pledge to get government off our backs.

Sam Stein

Jon Ensign Laments Republican Litmus Test | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Commenting in the wake of Senator Arlen Specter's defection and poll numbers showing dismal public identification with the Republican Party, Sen. Jon ...

Sam Stein

Chip Saltsman Withdraws From RNC Race After 'Magic Negro,' 'Star Spanglish Banner' Stirs | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Chip Saltsman, a former chief aide to GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, has withdrawn from the race to be chairman of the Republican N...