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Scott Brown’s Granite State bust | TheHill

Scott Brown’s much anticipated Granite State brawl with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen D-N.H. has turned out to be more of a Granite State bust.The former Massachusetts senator is still the most competitive Republican in the New Hampshire race. 179 more words

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Why Im a Centrist Who Is Turning Liberal - Thomas Ricks blames an inept military and intelligence overreach for his shift

NEWSER – Reporter and author Thomas Ricks has long been what he would describe as a “detached centrist.” Hes also a big fan of the free market and a strong national defense, and hes financially comfortable as he approaches the age of 60. 61 more words

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Rookie Congressman Makes Big Gaffe at Hearing - Floridas Curt Clawson speaks to US officials as if they were foreigners

NEWSER – A newly elected congressman is making his first national headlines for all the wrong reasons. In a gaffe spotted by Foreign Policy, Florida Republican Curt Clawson spoke to two US officials testifying before a House panel as if they were foreigners. 110 more words

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Robert McDonnell trial to cast unflinching light on Virginia couple’s friends, marriage - The Washington Post

The star witness is a flashy dietary supplement executive who boasted of friendships with Linsday Lohan and Paris Hilton. A manicurist, a party planner and a yet-to-be-named public official from another state also could take the stand.In their much-anticipated federal corruption trial set to begin Monday, former Virginia governor Robert F. 147 more words

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Sarah Palins Oddball Speech In Denver Sounds Downright Inebriated | Crooks and Liars

Judge for yourself: Did Sarah Palin get into Aunty Peggy Noonans jar of Magic Dolphin Pills before her speech in Denver this week?Weve edited down the rambling 30-minute-plus address on Wednesday to the Western Conservative Summit, but you can get the drift just a few minutes in. 63 more words

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Erik Rush Thinks Obama Shot Down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 | Right Wing Watch

In a classic just asking the question column, WorldNetDaily pundit Erik Rush argues today that the Obama administration may have been behind the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, suggesting that the White House worked with the Ukrainian government in order to blame Russian-backed militia groups for the crash.This shouldn’t come as a surprise, as Rush also claimed that President Obama was behind the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. 13 more words

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GOP split in Mississippi over tea partys McDaniel spreads to national party - CSMonitor.com

Is Chris McDaniel a modern-day Don Quixote tilting at windmills or is he a brave warrior, fighting to the last, for a just cause?Either way, the tea party candidate’s protracted battle against six-term Sen. 83 more words

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