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2 hrs ago | Forbes.com

The Path Forward on Ebola and Other Public Health Emergencies

The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics and policy for National Review.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Duke University, North Carolina, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3 hrs ago | Roll Call

House Ethics Committee Probing Paul Broun

Rep. Paul Broun, the Georgia Republican who lost a Senate primary in May, is being investigated for alleged ethics violations. The House Ethics Committee revealed Monday that it is reviewing the alleged misconduct, without disclosing the reason for the probe.


Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Representative Michele Bachmann

4 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine

Breaking up Is Hard to Do

Friday afternoon is traditionally the day to dump bad news that you want to see buried. So it's fitting that last Friday came word of the likely implosion of venture capitalist Tim Draper's ballot initiative that would have split California into six separate states.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

7 hrs ago | Hot Air

It's Happening: NBC News reveals Hillary too far right for some Iowa Democrats

After coming in third in the Iowa caucuses in 2008, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton does not have much love for Hawkeye State Democrats. The feeling, it seems, is mutual.


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton

9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Bentivolio a seriously consideringa write-in campaign

Rep. Kerry Bentivolio , one of four sitting members of Congress to lose in a primary this year, says he is "seriously considering" waging a write-in campaign in November. In an interview with the Michigan news outlet MIRS , Bentivolio said he has decided to write his name on the ballot and is weighing whether he will actively encourage others to do the same.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Sports

12 hrs ago | National Review Online

Joel Gehrke: The War on Women 2.0

"The Republican War on Women is back, and it's even more appalling than ever," the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee trumpets in a list-building exercise. How appalling? Supporters of Senator Kay Hagan can't believe that Republican House speaker Thom Tillis referred to her by her first name during their first debate.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, Mitch McConnell

15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Morning Plum: Bill Clinton tells Dem voters to wake up already

"I've studied all the polls and I really believe that we're still in a zone where they're all real close and it depends on who decides to show. And our side's not used to voting in midterms.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, African-American, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

19 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Why won't Rand Paul admit he's changed his mind?

Why, asked Weekly Standard writer John McCormack , did Paul change his position about launching a U.S. military strike against the Islamic State, a terrorist group that has seized territory in Iraq and Syria and beheaded two American journalists? "You were still uncertain about bombing back in August. Now you support it," McCormack said.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Journalism, Barack Obama

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Williams: Money donated in politics seeks out favors in return

At a July fundraising event in Chicago, Mrs. Michelle Obama remarked, "So, yeah, there's too much money in politics. There's special interests that have too much influence."


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Crooks and Liars

Is Vulnerable Gov Pat Quinn (D. IL) Finally Rebounding In The Polls?

Two new polls show the most vulnerable Democratic Governor this election season starting to pull ahead of his Mitt Romney-esque opponent. It's been known for a while that Governor Pat Quinn is one of the most vulnerable Governor's struggling to win a second term this election season.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Illinois, Illinois Government, Rod Blagojevich


5 Wealthiest U.S. Presidents

It is widely speculated that former presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a personal net worth somewhere between $190 million and $250 million. With most of this money in the bank, he would have been one of the wealthiest U.S. presidents if elected.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Virginia

WDRB-TV Louisville

SHRIBMAN | New GOP Hope: Mitt Romney

By David M. Shribman WDRB Contributor from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Richard Nixon lost the presidency in 1960, was pilloried in his own party for losing to so inexperienced an opponent as John F. Kennedy and eight years later was elected to the White House. Ronald Reagan tried twice, in 1968 and 1976, and didn't win the Republican nomination until 1980, when he was elected president.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ronald Reagan, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas

The Real Deal

Marc Leder and 828 Sagg Main Street

Notorious Hamptons party animal Marc Leder, known as the "Hugh Hefner of the Hamptons" has been spotted house hunting in Sagaponack. Leder, who hosted the infamous fundraiser where Mitt Romney made his "47 percent" comments, is on the verge of picking up a Hamptons home according to the New York Post.


Related Topix: Sagaponack, NY, US Politics, US News


Immigration? Obamacare? ISIS? The Issues That Could Tilt the Senate in November

Democrats are discovering that maintaining control of the U.S. Senate in the November elections could prove to be a rather ambitious task, particularly with the political map favoring Republicans and many of the issues now falling into the GOP's lap as well. Republicans need to pick up six seats to wrest control of the upper chamber from the Democrats.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, 2012 Presidential Election, George Bush, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Advocate

Landrieu faces tough re-election race

That may yet prove to be the case in this year's election for the U.S. Senate in Louisiana, but it's hard not to see the race playing out against a national landscape. The big prize nationally in this nonpresidential election year is control of the U.S. Senate.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana


Maher takes D.C., skewers GOP

For the official kickoff of his 12th season on Friday, liberal comic Bill Maher literally went to the source of most of his material: Washington, D.C. He might have been in lawmakers' backyard, but Maher didn't hold pull back any partisan punches - particularly against the GOP ahead of the November midterms and the 2016 contest - in a pair of back-to-back live D.C. shows. "Mitt Romney, we think he's going to run againHe says he has no plans to run, but he said - I love this - he said if he did run, he said, 'This time, this time, things would turn out differently.'


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Celebrities, Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

St. Petersburg Times

Perspective: A new way to vote for us all

As a conservative living in New York City, my vote for Congress is essentially a socially approved form of venting. A short while ago, I moved from an extremely liberal neighborhood in Manhattan to an extremely liberal neighborhood in Brooklyn.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Opinion

Government Executive

Mitt Romney's Friends Keep Pushing Him to Run for President

Democrats have Hillary Clinton, but Republicans still lack a clear 2016 frontrunner to direct their speculation toward. It's that vacuum of power that is giving rise to the Romney 2016 buzz, an enlistment campaign being pushed most aggressively by his friends and admirers.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton


Maher: Obama's Foes 'Hate Him In a Way They Never Hated...

On the September 9 Charlie Rose show Bill Maher pronounced that Barack Obama " will be treated in history very kindly" because future generations will realize "he's dealing obviously with things that no other president had to ever deal with." When Rose asked Maher if he meant the bad economy and ISIS Maher agreed and then added that because Obama is black his political opponents "hate him in a way they never hated before."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Jan Brewer, State of the Union, New-Age

American Reporter

On Native GroundYOU Can't Negotiate with Reality

In an impressive if demeaning display of Israel's power to shape America's political destiny, the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte today was forced to adopt a once-discarded platform plank that names Jerusalem as Israel's capital over the objections of thousands of delegates. The short-lived battle over the issue threatens to derail the entire Democratic presidential campaign and alienate its most generous donors.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama