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Jesse Jackson Jr. Leaves Federal Prison To Halfway House

Someone who I admired and followed his career closely really has fallen from grace, Jesse Jackson Jr., has been released from an Alabama prison after serving a year and a half for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds.   49 more words


No love for Hillary from White House

The late state Sen. Teel Bivins, R-Amarillo, once told me that the Legislature’s decennial redistricting effort gave Republican lawmakers a chance to show how they “eat their young.” 251 more words

National News

After "Hope and Change," People Want Change

Politico recently reported on a recent Wall St. Journal poll which found that the American voter is looking for “change” in 2016; this after eight years of the last guy who promised “change.” In 2008, 55% of the voters said they were looking for “change.” Now, that number is higher, with 59% of those polled looking for “change” in the next Presidential election. 338 more words


Paul does the Texas thing: two races at once

Kentucky’s Rand Paul is seeking to do something that Texas politicians have done for years.

He wants the ability to run for his U.S. Senate seat and the presidency of the United States at the same time. 243 more words

Political News

The Atlantic Says Bay State (Hearts) Charlie Baker

Snow kidding: The current issue of The Atlantic features this piece by Molly Ball.

The Bluest Republican

Why staunchly Democratic Massachusetts loves its new GOP governor…

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"The Insurgent Strategy": It's Going To Be Hard To Convince Voters Of Republicans' Compassion On The Economy

In recent months, Republicans have been searching for ways to talk about the economy that go beyond their traditional supply-side focus on growth, which says that if we do a few key things (cut taxes, reduce regulations), the economy will grow and everyone will benefit. 628 more words


Intimate Confessions: Wendy Davis Reveals She Only Pretended, Admits She Faked It

Sarah Rumpf reports: Democrat Wendy Davis, who made national news for running one of the year’s most aggressively catastrophic campaigns, clawed her way back into the headlines this week with her comment that the “one thing” she would do differently in her race against Republican Greg Abbott is to abandon her support for the… 629 more words