Four conservative activists accused of trying to tamper with a senator's phones were just trying to record embarrassing undercover video of her staff ignoring phone calls from constituents angry that she supported health care reform, one of their att
Two of the three men arrested on Tuesday along with "ACORN pimp" James O'Keefe for "maliciously tampering" with Sen. Mary Landrieu's (D-LA) phones in her New Orleans office have ties to the United States intelligence community.
Although the national press spun the contest as a referendum on Obamacare, another powder-keg issue lurked behind the headlines: Martha Coakley's prominent role in prosecuting a child abuse case and her contended culpability of the "primary male offe
"Why would you hand the keys to the car back to the same guys whose policies drove the economy into the ditch and then walked away from the scene of the accident?" -- Chris Van Hollen, DCCC Chairman
Funny video. Wait for the last line. It’s worth it.
Massachusetts sends Washington a message
[Obama to go into hiding.] In an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown rode a wave of voter anger to win the US Senate seat held by the late Edward Kennedy, leaving Obama's health care overhaul in doubt and marring the end of hi
After his performances in behalf of Jon Corzine and Creigh Deeds, if President Obama doesn’t save Martha Coakley from both herself and Obama’s assault on American health care, he’ll be 0-3. Does this President have toxic coattails?
With the 2010 election year barely under way, two senators and one governor — all Democrats — ditched plans to run for re-election in the latest signs of trouble for President Barack Obama's party. Taken together, the decisions by Sens. Chris Dodd of
Freshman Rep. Parker Griffith (D-Ala.) switched his affiliation to the Republican Party on Tuesday, saying he could "no longer align myself with a party that continues to pursue legislation that is bad for our country."
Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman has "unconceded" in New York's special House election after reports that the vote margin narrowed between him and Rep. Bill Owens (D). Hoffman conceded the race on Election Night after learning he trailed
Congressman-elect Bill Owens was sworn in at noon today. Owens indicated shortly afterwords that he was now in favor of the the "Affordable Healthcare for America Act" bill in direct contrast to his earlier position during his campaign.
The off-year elections were an unmistakable rebuke of Democrats, reshuffling Obama’s political circumstances in ways likely to have severe near-term consequences for his policy agenda and larger governing strategy. Independents took flight from Democ
Independents who swept Barack Obama to a historic 2008 victory broke big for Republicans as the GOP wrested political control from Democrats in Virginia and New Jersey, a troubling sign for the president and his party heading into an important midter
Michael R. Bloomberg won a third term as New York City’s 108th mayor on Tuesday. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Mr. Bloomberg was narrowly leading Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr., his Democratic rival, 50.6 percent to 46.0 percent. The m
Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch brought up a claim he said "some people" have made that President Barack Obama is waiting until after this year's gubernatorial election in New Jersey and Virginia before making a decision on sending more troops to Af
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has now spent more of his own money than any other individual in United States history in the pursuit of public office. $85 million on his latest re-election campaign, on pace to spend $140 million before the election on Nov.
L.A. Times just dropped this blockbuster: In a strange twist to an already complicated legal situation, artist Shepard Fairey admitted today to legal wrongdoing in his ongoing battle with the Associated Press.
Dianne Feinstein is a fairly typical Democratic Senator from a solidly blue state. In 2002, she voted to authorize the attack on Iraq. Throughout the Bush years, she repeatedly stood with the GOP to fund the war without the conditions and timetable
This is a fascinating video, wherein Morozov implies that dictatorships and other authoritarian regimes deftly utilize the internet to create the illusion of free speech, relegating it to the role of a new opium for the masses.
So far this year, lobbyists have made 70% of their donations to Democrats –- up from 37% in 2006, according to the data.
(CNN) – Rep. Charlie Rangel, D-New York, is making it known he's not happy with President Obama's recent meddling in the state's 2010 gubernatorial race. "The whole thing to me was not presidential," Rangel told the New York Daily News over the we
Liberal allies of President Barack Obama aren’t just getting mad at conservative attacks on his agenda. They are getting even in a way calculated to hit conservatives where it counts: their pockets. Former GOP House leader Dick Armey, former New Y
The book that President Obama took with him to read on vacation is entitled The Post-American World by Fareed Zakaria. Zakaria is a Moslem American . . .
Is Barack Obama the product of a vast socialist conspiracy designed to undermine the fundamental tenets established by our Founding Fathers, all bankrolled and organized by elite financiers? The answer is unequivocally yes.
After two weeks of sluggish ticket sales to
hear Bill Clinton speak, the Canadian National Exhibition has slashed
prices from $20 to five dollars plus admission.
[OUCH!!!!] Man I miss MISH.
Congresswoman orders constituents around like a schoolteacher
during "Town Hall Pleading." And verbally uncooperative New
Hampshirites soon learn...she has Men in Black to go on the attack at
this fortified venue.
Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel wanted his help in arranging to leave the Obama administration after two years to reclaim his seat in Congress.
Blagojevich writes in "The Governor" that Emanuel spoke with him about whether it was possible to appoint a "placeholder" to the congressional seat Emanuel was giving up so that he could win back the seat in 2010 and continue his efforts to become speaker some day.