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Who’s Winning The Midterm Money Race

July 19, 2018 |
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More than half a century ago, former California Treasurer Jesse Unruh said, “Money is the mother’s milk of politics.” While better-funded candidates aren’t guaranteed victory, money still signals strength.

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June 11, 2014 |
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'Don't do stupid sh—." That is the description of President Obama's foreign policy, as crafted by White House message mavens and articulated by the president himself during a recent off-the-record press briefing aboard Air Force One in route to Asia. Mr. ...
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June 04, 2014 |
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One or two rely on walkers, some brandish canes. But even those stooped with age stand erect when the national anthem is played and sing with abandon. They are all in their late 80s or early 90s. But in the mind's eye, they are the young men who stormed H...
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May 28, 2014 |
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Politico reports that Democrats are concerned about Hillary Clinton being anointed as the party's 2016 nominee. Among the worriers are Govs. Jerry Brown of California and Deval Patrick of Massachusetts. In an NBC interview on May 8, Senate Majority Leader...
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May 21, 2014 |
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In his Jan. 28 State of the Union Address, President Obama pledged to "make this a year of action," if necessary by himself if Congress didn't cooperate. "I've got a pen," he'd said earlier in the month, "and I've got a phone." Earlier this month, the Wh...
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May 14, 2014 |
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Last week North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis won the GOP primary for the U.S. Senate seat in his state. Some observers regarded it as "a win for the Republican establishment over the tea party," as a CNN report put it. That's an easy story line but ...
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May 07, 2014 |
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They came to ride mountain bikes in Central Texas last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Most of the 16 riders had never met, but all had suffered grievous combat injuries, traveled difficult paths to recovery, and demonstrated incredible character. These Ir...
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April 30, 2014 |
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President Obama started this year in precarious shape politically. Things have gotten worse, at least according to the Washington Post/ABC News poll released Sunday and The Wall Street Journal/NBC survey released Wednesday. They are setting off alarm bell...
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April 23, 2014 |
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To understand how Democrats plan to hold the Senate, consider President Obama's claim about the Affordable Care Act: "If you like your plan, you can keep your plan." Why did he so often say something that wasn't true?In 2009 and early 2010, he made this f...

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