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Sharon Angle

GOP Candidate's 'Out Of Touch' Outburst

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

Republican Senate nominee for Ohio Josh Mandel told a local reporter that he "was out of touch with reality" when questioned over the truthfulness of ...

Birther Queen Teams Up With Sharron Angle

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Self-proclaimed queen of the birther movement Orly Taitz appears to be teaming up with former Senate candidate Sharron Angle (R-Nev.) to combat "rigge...

Sam Stein

Second Amendment Remedies Live Again In Florida Senate Race | Sam Stein | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The idea that gun rights could be used to ward off an overreaching federal government was a concept introduced to public in early 2010, ...

Tea Party Express Puts Focus On Primaries

Washington Post | By Aaron Blake | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

As evidenced by its co-sponsorship of last week’s GOP presidential debate in Florida, the Tea Party Express is emerging as a major voice in today’...

The Irony of Giffords

Sam Koppelman | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Sam Koppelman

When anger over Obama's healthcare law led protestors to break the windows of Gabrielle Giffords' offices, she called for "outbursts of violence" to c...

'The Genesis Code' Draws A (Political) Crowd

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Jeff Cranson Religion News Service GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.(RNS) Mixing science and religion seems a good recipe for on-screen fireworks. Add politics ...

Communication without the Co: Part I

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

In this month’s turnabout election that swept Democrats out of office and Republicans into power, one race stands out as a dramatic exception: Harry...

Political Coverage: Room for Improvement

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Kelly

Last week on Larry King Live political pundit Ben Stein was rehashing the election results, and he wistfully mentioned that he would miss Christine O'...

Will Anti-Interventionist Congressional Republicans Please Stand Up

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Leon T. Hadar

Many new Tea Party candidates that were elected to Congress have been almost entirely focused on the economy. They are neither interested nor necessarily knowledgeable about foreign policy issues -- that's a problem.

Top 10 Surprise Election Night Losers (PHOTOS)

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

2010-11-03-palinpull.jpgDemocrats in Congress were prepared to absorb defeats last night. But there were some surprise losers who shared the honors with them.

Hey George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, What Was Plan B?

Mike Hegedus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Hegedus

The popular definition of insanity is to keep repeating the same action over and over again expecting a different result. Tuesday's mid-term elections...

Harry Reid Defeat No Bad Thing for Democrats With Chuck Schumer in the Wings

Niall O'Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Niall O'Dowd

A defeat for Harry Reid in his senate race in Nevada would not be a bad thing for Democrats. The fact that he has such difficulty getting re-elected in Nevada against a loony right opponent says it all.

Sharron Angle Has Told Us Exactly What to Expect

Patti Solis Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patti Solis Doyle

Most of my white friends see Sharron Angle's ads as the ugly, opportunistic stunts they are. But we need to see the larger picture. Angle could win next Tuesday, and she's let us know what to expect if she does.

Losses by Whitman and Fiorina Are Good for America

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

Those two big-name Republican Candidates will spend more than $260 million in California races! It seems that voters of California have finally come ...

2010 Elections -- The New Inquisitors

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

The Inquisitions were infamous for their intolerance and hostility to science. Six centuries later, we still have wannabe inquisitors among us, and they are growing their ranks through the support of like-minded candidates.

Christine O'Donnell Is Just a Stalking Horse in Cute Pumps

Dylan Brody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dylan Brody

Let us not lose track of the fact that she is a fringe extremist with as much chance of winning state-wide election as Mel Gibson has of winning a commendation from the National Organization of Women.

Angle: Racking up Millions as She Spreads Islamophobia

Jehan S. Harney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jehan S. Harney

Sharia (meaning legislation in English) is simply the rules that govern the lives of Muslims from daily prayers and fasting to inheritance. Sharia does not -- and never will -- apply to non-Muslims.

Nevada Debates

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


The Tea Party: Elvis or One Hit Wonder?

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

By demanding political process change, the Tea Party could ensure a more spirited and representative democracy and in doing so shape our government for generations.

Diluting the Tea Party Gene Pool

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

Say what you will about the tea party but it has been remarkably effective at pushing select fringe candidates to electoral victories. In late 2009, ...

Tea Baggers Pour Money Into O'Palin's Campaign. Time for Democrats to Do the Same for Coons

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

I don't expect to die anytime soon, yet I still have life insurance. So think of supporting the campaign of Coons as life insurance. We don't think we'll need it, but our loved ones be happy that we had it.

Amanda Terkel

Sharron Angle Slips, Again Says She Wants To 'Take Out' Harry Reid | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nevada GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle told a crowd of Utah Republicans that she needs their help in order to "take out" her opponent, Senate Major...

Sarah & the GOPettes: Assessing the O'Donnell Victory

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

With Christine O'Donnell's victory, Tea Baggers are sending the same kind of naive, misguided, anger-fueled message to the Republican Party that the Naderites sent to Democrats in the 2000 presidential election.

Tea Party Favorite Continues Class War Against the Poor

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

Paladino is taking dehumanization of the poor to its logical conclusion. If it's their fault they're jobless, then it follows that they are somehow lesser beings. We should just lock them away and throw away the key.

Sharron Angle Campaigned Against Black Football Jerseys On Religious Grounds: Color is 'Thoroughly Evil'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle once partook in a campaign against a local high school's use of black football jerseys, arguing that ...