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Tea Party movement: Sinking ship or smooth sailing?

Re-posted from The Daily Caller Decision time is approaching for the Tea Party movement. So far, the movement has proven it can draw a crowd. National gatherings in Nashville and Washington and local events from Massachusetts to Hawaii have drawn … Continued


“Retiring Reid”

Majority leader will fall if Republicans unite Of the several thousand races for public office on ballots nationwide in 2010, few offer higher stakes for Republicans than the race for U.S. Senate in Nevada. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is … Continued


“Stupak opponent provides lesson for other candidates”

Every two years, thousands of individuals throw their hats into the ring and decide to run for public office.  A few challengers will win, but, in general, most are political neophytes who can be considered long shots at best on Election Day. … Continued


Listen to ME: RNC extends olive signs to tea party

Re-posted from Examiner.com By: Ford O’Connell Last month Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Michael Steele met with tea party leaders from across the country in an effort to court the conservative leaning grassroots movement. As The Daily Caller’s Alex Pappas … Continued



What’s really brewing in the “tea parties?”

If we listen only to the main stream media, we might think that the tea party movement is comprised of a rowdy bunch of right-wing extremist “‘hicks’” whose sole goal is to cause chaos at a time when America desperately … Continued


Medina could cause Perry a Texas-sized headache

Rick Perry, the longest serving Governor of Texas, looks to be the top voter-getter in the Republican primary election for Governor on Tuesday, but he may not win the nomination.  Under Texas law, to become the Republican nominee, the primary … Continued


Trenton and Richmond: It’s the worst of times in both

It’s unusual for Virginians to look to the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., for inspiration. But lawmakers in Richmond can’t be blamed if they’ve begun to wonder whether the Garden State’s newly elected governor might be charting a more effective way … Continued


Griffith to mine opening from crumbling support for Boucher

Add yet another incumbent Democratic Congressman to the endangered list for 2010? In 2008, Congressman Rick Boucher (D-VA) was re-elected without opposition in Virginia’s 9th district, the latest in a string of fourteen wins stretching back to 1982. This Democrat … Continued


Keep an eye on VA-5 GOP primary

In one of the biggest political surprises of 2008, Democrat Tom Perriello narrowly defeated then-incumbent Republican Congressman Virgil Goode by 727 votes to represent Virginia’s Fifth Congressional District, an area that stretches from just north of Charlottesville south to the … Continued