The preliminary numbers are in, and voter turnout was at a record low nationwide.
Conventional wisdom says that each party, Republican and Democrat, can count on roughly 45% of the vote, no matter what. The last ten percent is what you need to win an election.
The day has arrived when Obamacare comes out of rehearsals and goes fully live, and guess what? It’s already outperformed expectations:
President Barack Obama wakes up on the morning of November 5, 2014 with a headache:
Why is this man laughing?
The diplomatic crisis in Ukraine is bad enough and the America government struggles to find a path to work this out are harsh and complex, but see if you can guess where this article was posted:
By now, you’ve read about or seen the assault on NY1 reporter Michael Scotto by Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm. As it turns out, it was all anybody talked about in the aftermath of the State of the Union address Tuesday night, and as such, forced the GOP to go off message to defend […]
Here’s what’s really weird about Robert Gates’ new book:
In Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary of War, Mr Gates recounts how Mr Obama appeared to lack faith in a war strategy he had approved and the commander he named to lead it, General David Petraeus, and did not like Afghan President Hamid Karzai, according to […]
At 12:01 tonight, the government may shut down.
Oh boy, this is going to be great!
“There is now an out in the open civil war within the Republican Party,” conservative Iowa radio host Steve Deace wrote in a Politico op-ed this week.
Karl Rove has launched a new group, the Conservative Victory Project, which will aim to select […]
And here we have Dana Milbank doing what Dana Milbankk does best — being a clueless dork:
It was a lonely farewell for Joe Lieberman.
When the senior senator from Connecticut stood to give his parting address Wednesday afternoon, just one of his colleagues, Delaware Democrat Tom Carper, was with him on the […]
ProPublica/Frontline, By Kim Barker, ProPublica, and Rick Young & Emma Schwartz, Frontline, October 29
This post was co-published with PBS’ Frontline.
The boxes landed in the office of Montana investigators in March 2011.
Found in a meth house in Colorado, they were somewhat of a mystery, holding files on 23 conservative candidates in state races […]
(ed. note & warning: Please pardon the colorful language, but in context, it seems appropriate.)
“I could have arrested Karl Rove on any given day,” Pelosi said to laughter, during a sit-down with reporters. “I’m not kidding. There’s a prison here in the Capitol … If we had spotted him in the Capitol, we could […]
In 2008 Obama’s rhetoric inspired millennials to get active politically. By 2012 Obama’s policies and actions have radicalized the millennials to the extent that they are now leading the way by Occupying Wall Street and several other cities across the nation.
Shorter…no, verbatim Chafets: “We’re all Cheneyites now.”
President Obama has largely adopted the Cheney playbook on combating terrorism, from keeping Gitmo open to trying suspected enemies of the state in military tribunals. Obama’s drone war, which has quadrupled the number of attacks in the past two years, reflects Cheney’s whatever-it-takes approach. The leftist wrath once […]
There are some crimes so universally offensive that even mentioning the suspected crime has devastating effects. Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) raised just such a question yesterday. In a brief press statement, the Senator said:
“The reported hacking by News Corporation newspapers against a range of individuals – including children – is offensive […]
“LET ME BE CLEAR”
“But John McCain’s campaign has gone even further, suggesting that the best answer for the growing pressures on Social Security might be to cut Cost of Living Adjustments, or raise the retirement age. Now let me be clear: I will not do either.” –Senator Barack Obama, campaigning for the office of […]