WASHINGTON — A Washington ethics watchdog says it's time for Congress to crack down on lawmakers who sleep in their offices rather than pay for a place to live. Reacting to a surge in congressmen bunking down in their work spaces, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington wants the...
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WASHINGTON — Bristling with impatience, President Barack Obama on Thursday openly and sharply questioned whether Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's pledge to shift power to his vice president is an "immediate, meaningful or sufficient" sign of reform for a country in upheaval. (SCROLL DOWN FOR LATEST UPDATES) Without naming Mubarak,...
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Cpac Poll 2011,
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Predict The News,
The Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll has become a widely-anticipated element of the event held each year. Fifteen big conservative names will appear on this year's ballot. Most of the candidates in the mix are believed to be mulling presidential campaigns for the next...
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Dick Cheney Cpac 2011,
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WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney says Donald Rumsfeld may have more influence on President Barack Obama's national security policies than his current aides. Cheney surprised a gathering of conservatives on Thursday to present the former two-time defense secretary an award. The vice president joked that Rumsfeld twice served...
Pledge To America,
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans announced on Thursday that they would seek to cut $100 billion from President Obama's proposed fiscal year 2011 budget in an upcoming bill to extend government funding-- a jump from the $74 billion figure originally announced by GOP leadership. The actual cuts will be closer...
Putative 2012 GOP frontrunner has always had a devil of a time contending with critics who take him to task for constantly switching his positions on things, depending on the direction the wind is blowing. But if there's one person that Mitt Romney has been capable of dealing with, it's...
A crush of Republican lawmakers with presidential ambitions descended on the Marriott in Woodley Park today to espouse fringe views and praise Ronald Reagan...a rare sight only witnessed every day in the U.S. Capitol. Donald Trump, that guy with the TV show, bad hair and the bankruptcies, naturally thinks he...
Ever wonder why so many people with no real hope of winning the Presidential nomination go to all the trouble and kerfuffle to mount a presidential campaign anyway? Cash and status, baby.
This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Lance Williams The candidate was poised, motivated and smart as a whip. She had an impressive resume, influential supporters and unlimited resources. In the end, none of it mattered. Meg Whitman's Republican campaign for governor stalled over such issues as...
Last week, it was reported in Politico that Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) was leaning against running for president. On Thursday, Carl Cameron of Fox News reported that Thune is leaning against running for president. So, update your Facebook statuses: John Thune is probably not going to run for...
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Chicago Mayoral Race,
Chicago Mayors Race,
Schedules are getting tighter for the candidates as the election draws near. As we all start making our election night plans, (11 more days!) there is no shortage of political drama to keep us compelled. Today, we had dogs against the "Rahm Tax," another big endorsement for Rahm...
Tea Party Elections,
Tea Party Elections 2012,
Tea Party Movement,
Until you see the major players actually jump into the race for the 2012 GOP nomination, there's going to be space left for many minor players to draw a little bit of speculative attention to themselves by making "maybe I'll run for President noises" and doing things like "going to...
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U.S. Chamber Of Commerce,
ThinkProgress has learned that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the big business trade association representing ExxonMobil, AIG, and other major international corporations, is working with set of "private security" companies and lobbying firms to undermine their political opponents, including ThinkProgress, with a surreptitious sabotage campaign. According to e-mails obtained by...
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Newt Gingrich Cpac Speech,
WASHINGTON — Just how wide open is the Republican presidential field? Vast enough that Donald Trump may want you to hire him. The billionaire real estate mogul and host of television's "The Apprentice" got a raucous reception Thursday when he dangled a potential candidacy before thousands of conservatives who descended...
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Conservative Political Action Conference,
David J. Stern,
WASHINGTON -- The new head of the American Conservative Union, the group which hosts the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, has ties to the ongoing controversy surrounding fraud in the foreclosure process. New ACU leader Al Cardenas is a partner in the law firm of Tew Cardenas LLP,...
How much does it cost to fly five F-18s over a domed Super Bowl stadium? Almost $450,000 according to WFAA Dallas/Fort Worth. The estimate comes from research done on operational costs of the aircraft, including what it costs to transport the planes from Virginia Beach, VA...
Donald Trump's surprise appearance at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference is stirring buzz that the billionaire real estate mogul and television personality could mount a run for the White House in 2012. The Trump camp reached out to organizers of the annual event regarding the possibility of the...
WASHINGTON -- National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre on Thursday sharply condemned both the media and lawmakers for their response to the Tucson shootings, accusing them of glorifying the shooter and legislative overreach, respectively. The longtime NRA header, who helps command a four million member organization, said that the...
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer sued the federal government Thursday for failing to control Arizona's border with Mexico and enforce immigration laws, and for sticking the state with huge costs associated with jailing illegal immigrants who commit crimes. The lawsuit claims the federal government has failed to protect Arizona from...
He said he'll be back, and now he's keeping his promise: Arnold Schwarzenegger is plotting a movie return. Originally a body builder before making a transition to action movies, Schwarzenegger won the 2003 recall election to become Governor of California. Now, Schwarzenegger's time in office is over, and so he's...