Todd Akin’s Back Again To Talk Of Rape

Todd Akin’s Back Again To Talk Of Rape

So, Todd Akin is back and he's talking rape again. You remember what happened last time. The would-be Missouri senator torpedoed his campaign two years ago after suggesting in a T ...

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WATCH: Tea Party Hero Told How Wrong He’s Been About Everything

WATCH: Tea Party Hero Told How Wrong He’s Been About Everything

CNBC reporter Rick Santelli, whose 2009 rant on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange helped launch the Tea Party movement, was told that he has been wrong about everything ...

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Highway Repair Funds Hit Congressional Roadblocks

Highway Repair Funds Hit Congressional Roadblocks

Washington (AFP) - Americans' love affair with the automobile endures, but the account that helps maintain their roads is going broke, and Congress is embroiled in a partisan scra ...

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On July 4, A Message For Patriots Of All Persuasions

On July 4, A Message For Patriots Of All Persuasions

When the flags fly proudly on the Fourth of July, I always remember what my late father taught me about love of country. He was a deeply patriotic man, much as he despised the sco ...

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Next Installment In Tea Party Reality Show Is In Kansas

Next Installment In Tea Party Reality Show Is In Kansas

By Scott Canon, McClatchy Washington Bureau OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- No place offers a perfect harbor for Tea Party politics. Outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's Virginia c ...

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The Vital Incoherent Center

The Vital Incoherent Center

WASHINGTON -- Here's one political paradox: A substantial majority of Americans do not fit neatly into the conventional "liberal" and "conservative" boxes, yet there is no coheren ...

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Thad Cochran’s Democratic Campaign

Thad Cochran’s Democratic Campaign

WASHINGTON -- "There is something a bit strange, there is something a bit unusual about a Republican primary that's decided by liberal Democrats." The words of Chris McDaniel, the ...

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Tea Party Crack-Up: The 5 Worst Reactions To Chris McDaniel’s Loss

Tea Party Crack-Up: The 5 Worst Reactions To Chris McDaniel’s Loss

Senator Thad Cochran's come-from-behind victory in Mississippi's Republican Senate primary surprised many observers, but it inspired a different emotion in many supporters of the ...

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In Mississippi, Ferocious GOP Senate Race Nears End

In Mississippi, Ferocious GOP Senate Race Nears End

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau FOREST, Miss. -- Sen. Thad Cochran's big campaign bus pulled up for its first stop of the day at the most impressive building in town -- ...

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