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A look ahead at the November election

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee’s Democratic candidate for senator, Gordon Bal, stepped up his rhetoric in challenging republican Lamar Alexander over his refusal, at least so far, to debate. 48 more words


Senator Alexander, "Ebola... as serious a threat as the Islamic State."

Senator Alexander, “Ebola… as serious a threat as the Islamic State.”

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TN US Senator Lamar Alexander while addressing the so called “Ebola pandemic” ahead of Obamas speech on how he is going to stop the spread of Ebola said, “Ebola should be considered as serious a threat as Islamic State.” 634 more words

Iowa GOP should drop Straw Poll?

A week ago the Register had a really asinine guest piece from an ISU political science professor suggesting the Iowa GOP should drop straw Poll. I wonder if the authors of these pieces realize how stupid they sound? 552 more words

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"Iowa GOP should drop straw Poll"

Event is damaging reputation of Iowa’s caucuses

Even the premise of the article by James Strohman, political science professor at ISU, is wrong. (It is very scary that he and that other nitwit Steffen Schmidt might have contact with students.) The straw poll is not the caucus! 390 more words

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Can Gordon Ball beat Lamar?

Our guess is no, if the state’s “top” paper can’t even spell his last name.

Bob Ries Could Win

Conventional wisdom says Congressman Jim Cooper is a lock for re-election, but a look at the numbers may say otherwise.

While the 5th District goes Democrat in Presidential elections, in the last three… 141 more words