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Republican Underdogs in a Late Surge in the Alaska Senate Primary

Republican Underdogs in a Late Surge in the Alaska Senate Primary

As the race for the Alaskan Senate nears its finale, a triumvirate of Republicans seek to topple the vulnerable Democratic majority in the Senate. Polls indicate that former Alaskan attorney general Dan Sullivan leads the pack over the two underdogs, Commissioner of Natural Resources Mead Treadwell and Joe Miller, the well-liked, Tea Party-backed lieutenant governor. […]

Republican Party Could Be Facing Extinction

Republican Party Could Be Facing Extinction

As the Republican Party gears up for the Primary Elections, the party will need serious help or else it could be facing a possible extinction. The Republicans have for many years claimed successes based on its platform’s adherence to traditional, conservative moral values. While in the past the party’s public association with old, Caucasian, rich […]

Chris Christie Approval Falling Faster Than Rob Ford’s

Chris Christie Approval Falling Faster Than Rob Ford’s

Beleaguered Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s ratings appear to fluctuate in spite of his many antics, but the approval ratings of another politician, New Jersey’s Governor Chris Christie, may be falling even faster. Christie’s ratings are not, of course, falling for the same reasons. There have been no reports of any illegal drug usage, but just […]

Obama Leading From Behind as Usual

Obama Leading From Behind as Usual

When the American people go to the polls to elect their president, they are electing a person who they hope will bring people together and lead by getting out in front of important issues facing the United States.  They look to their president as someone who will make their lives better and who can protect […]

Obamacare to Benghazi and the IRS: Poll Asks Which Debacle Is the Biggest?

Obamacare to Benghazi and the IRS: Poll Asks Which Debacle Is the Biggest?

A recent “Question of the Day” poll conducted by The Washington Times asked readers to choose which of five options they considered the “biggest debacle on Obama’s watch.” The scandal options that the poll provided were the Benghazi attacks, the rollout of Obamacare, the delays in hospital care by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), […]

Richard Nixon 40 Years Ago

Richard Nixon 40 Years Ago

Friday, August 8, marked the date when Richard Nixon made American history 40 years ago: he was the first, and so far the only, U.S. president to resign from office. He was replaced by Gerald Ford, his vice president. It was Nixon who served as vice president under Dwight Eisenhower and traveled to Moscow in […]

Nixon Resignation 40 Years Ago: August 8 1974

Nixon Resignation 40 Years Ago: August 8 1974

It is one of those iconic moments in history that many recall in detail, down to where they were and what they were doing, August 8, 1974, when President  Richard Milhous Nixon announced his resignation as 37th President of the United States, effective at noon the next day. He remains the only American president ever to step […]

James Brady Former White House Press Secretary Dies at 73

James Brady Former White House Press Secretary Dies at 73

James Brady, former White House press secretary to President Ronald Reagan, died yesterday at the age of 73. The former press secretary became a strong advocate for gun control laws after he sustained major injuries in the 1981 assassination attempt on former President Reagan that left four people injured, including Reagan who was hit in the lung. Brady’s injuries […]

Rick Perry Has a New Sideshow

Rick Perry Has a New Sideshow

Texas Governor and former Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has hardly left the national scene since he first launched his 2012 election campaign. As governor of one of the primary immigration concerned states, his opinion on the matter carries some weight in the seemingly interminable debate over policy and reform. With the abject failure of […]

Republican Party Driving Force in Obama Lawsuit

Republican Party Driving Force in Obama Lawsuit

Republican Party members are the driving force behind a lawsuit against President Barack Obama. On Wednesday, they gave House Speaker John Boehner the green light to file a lawsuit against Obama, claiming that exceeded his authority in going forward with the Affordable Care Act. Partisan divisions were clearly drawn when the vote was tallied, with […]

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