Tuesday Dec 17
LightSquared Buyer Backs Out
Centerbridge Partners will not be buying LightSquared out of bankruptcy, according to The Wall Street Journal ,'s coverage of a Manhattan court proceeding Tuesday.
Sunshine State News
GOP Primary to Replace Bill Young is a Three-Candidate Race
There's a tendency in political circles around Florida to assume the Republican primary battle to replace Bill Young in Congress comes down to David Jolly and Kathleen Peters.
Inslee voted against protecting those who want to keep their health plans
President Obama has tried to make good, at least temporarily, on his promise that "if you like your plan, you can keep your plan," telling states that they can allow insurers to continue selling for another year health plans that don't conform to Obamacare's requirements.
Sharpton Hits RNC on Rosa Parks Tweet, Milbank: 'Racism'...
On Monday's PoliticsNation on MSNBC, host Al Sharpton and the Washington Post 's Dana Milbank mocked the Republican National Committee for the wording of a tweet that the group sent out marking the anniversary of Civil Rights Movement icon Rosa Parks defying racist Jim Crow laws: "Today we remember Rosa Parks' bold stand and her role in ending ... (more)
National Review Online
Betsy Woodruff: Making Noise in the House
Now that he's in Congress, he doesn't do that as much anymore. But before the Floridian beat an incumbent twelve-term Republican, won the general election, and made headlines in Washington for his unorthodox staffing decisions and eyebrow-hiking statements on the debt ceiling, Theodore Scott "Ted" Yoho was a large-animal veterinarian in ... (more)
Voting record or dirty tricks
When former lawmakers run for office, they can expect their legislative records to be examined with a fine-toothed comb.
Obamacare and Other Republican Ideas
A column by Hugh Hewitt published in the Washington Examiner on Nov. 10 reveals a likely Republican talking point as the next presidential election approaches: "Hillary is Obamacare's grandmother.