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The Case for a Carter Dynasty

There were the Adams', and the Roosevelts, then the Kennedys, and the Clintons (cross your fingers). Will Jason Carter establish a Carter Dynasty?

The Kennedy Democrat  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: Elections & Voting  |  3/30/14  |  Views: 9  |  

The Most Underappreciated President in US History

Why doesn't this President receive more respect and admiration?

The Kennedy Democrat  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: General Interest  |  3/30/14  |  Views: 32  |  

A few thoughts on Crimea

Thoughts on Crimea.

Denouement Sunrise  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: Foreign Policy  |  3/20/14  |  Views: 16  |  

2014 U.S. Senate

Here's a color-coded list of the 2014 U.S. Senate, with markings by Congressmen up for reelection or who are retiring. Enjoy!

The Kennedy Democrat  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: Elections & Voting  |  3/19/14  |  Views: 25  |  

Keystone XL Pipeline Expansion is a Bad, Bad Idea

There's more to the alleged Keystone XL benefits than some think

The Kennedy Democrat  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: Energy  |  3/19/14  |  Views: 37  |  

Introduction

Who I am, and why you should read my blog.

The Kennedy Democrat  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: General Interest  |  3/18/14  |  Views: 20  |  

Obamacare Dems: Big Government Dependency

Obamacare Dems reveal themselves to be the party of less work, more dependence.

Rightly So  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: Democrats  |  2/19/14  |  Views: 19  |  

Conservative Wanted, Clintons Need not Apply

Are Democrats looking for a conservative alternative to Hillary Clinton? The answer may surprise you.

Elections Watch - 2016  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: General Interest  |  2/10/14  |  Views: 14  |  

'Cause Baby He was Born to Run

Vice President Biden says that he has no reason not to run for President. Does he have any shot?

Elections Watch - 2016  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: Elections & Voting  |  2/10/14  |  Views: 8  |  

Martin O'Malley 2016?

Could Gov. Martin O'Malley be the next Democratic nominee for President?

Elections Watch - 2016  |  Region: United States  |  Subject: Elections & Voting  |  2/10/14  |  Views: 10  |  


Political News

Kansas families complain about Michelle Obama giving high school graduation speech

Fox News  |  4/19/14 10:00 AM

If expanding the guest list to include Michelle Obama at graduation for high school students in the Kansas capital city means fewer seats for friends and family, some students and their parents would prefer the first lady not attend.

NY GOP Rep. King unsure about White House run, but campaign message appears fully formed

Fox News  |  4/19/14 8:08 AM

New York GOP Rep. Peter King is undecided about a 2016 presidential run and starkly behind the presumptive front-runners when it comes to fundraising and organization.  But the 11-term congressmen clearly has a full-fledged campaign to convince America that the government...

Western lawmakers strategize on taking control of federal lands

Fox News  |  4/19/14 1:48 AM

Officials from nine Western states met in Salt Lake City on Friday to discuss taking control of federal lands within their borders.

ObamaCare enrollees told to change passwords after Heartbleed review

Fox News  |  4/19/14 12:20 AM

People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.

Pentagon weighs deploying troops to Poland as militants snub Ukraine pact

Fox News  |  4/18/14 11:00 PM

A senior U.S. official confirmed to Fox News Friday the U.S. is considering sending relatively small units to the country, and the units would be there on a rotational basis.

Krauthammer: Building the Keystone XL pipeline an 'open and shut case'

Fox News  |  4/18/14 7:24 PM

The Obama administration Friday extended the review period for the pipeline, effectively pushing back the final decision until after this fall’s midterm elections. 

Medicaid paid $12 million for deceased people in Illinois, documents show

Fox News  |  4/18/14 6:18 PM

Auditors identified overpayments for services to roughly 2,900 people after the date of their deaths.

Pentagon mulls sending ground troops to Poland amid Ukraine crisis

Fox News  |  4/18/14 5:57 PM

A senior U.S. official confirmed to Fox News Friday the U.S. is considering sending relatively small units to the country, and the units would be there on a rotational basis.

Bill Clinton 'Surprised' at Black Hawk Down Raid

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 5:47 PM

Documents show former president had no role in attack that killed 18 US troops.

Clinton White House's Conspiracy Theory of Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 5:19 PM

Memo reveals opinions on the "right-wing conspiracy industry operation."

Bill Clinton Targeted Chelsea's Future Mother-In-Law in Healthcare Bid

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 5:02 PM

The latest batch of newly released documents from the Clinton administration revealed that President Bill Clinton already had his eye on Chelsea Clinton’s future mother-in-law two decades ago. As the Clintons were readying to make their healthcare push, the documents show the...

Bill Clinton Aides Worried He'd Be 'Haunted By JFK's Ghost'

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 5:02 PM

New memos reveal White House advisers were wary of JFK anniversary coverage.

Clinton Files: Advisers pushed ‘Health Care University,’ crafted ‘enemies’ list

Fox News  |  4/18/14 4:50 PM

Members of the Clinton administration were so vigorous about their push for health care reform in 1993 that they pushed the idea of launching a “Health Care University” – and even circulated an “enemies” list of those who opposed the overhaul.

Gun ban for medical pot users dropped from Illinois proposal

Fox News  |  4/18/14 4:35 PM

Medical marijuana users in Illinois who own handguns will be able to keep their firearms, according to a new change in state policy proposed Friday. But it still doesn’t mean that smoking and shooting will be legal under federal law. The revised rule would reverse a controversial...

Great Outdoors: Free Entrance to National Parks

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 4:26 PM

Leave the city behind with this great giveaway from the president.

Monica Lewinsky E-Mail Omitted From Clinton Papers

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 3:57 PM

The omitted email is vaguely referenced as concerning a “medical record."

Oops? Hillary Clinton Recycles An Old Book Title

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 3:21 PM

A former Secretary of State also penned a memoir called 'Hard Choices'

Obama Presents Navy Football with Commander-in-Chief's Trophy

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 2:51 PM

The Naval Academy ended their season 9-4, a solid feat for any team, but their bigger accomplishment: taking home the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. And today, President Obama presented the team with the trophy for the 2nd time in two years and 9th time in the past...

US Extends Keystone Review as Pipeline Supporters Cry Foul

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 2:16 PM

The State Department says it needs more time to review the millions of public comments about the Keystone XL pipeline project, citing uncertainty about the route’s direction through Nebraska which is currently being litigated there. “Agencies need additional time based on the...

Sunday on 'This Week': Boston Marathon Security

ABC Politics  |  4/18/14 2:09 PM

House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, and former New York City police commissioner and ABC News contributor Ray Kelly discuss security for Monday’s Boston Marathon Sunday on “This Week.” Plus, George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with former Supreme...

Why are some Democrats running from Obamacare?

CNN  |  4/18/14 1:19 PM

The Obamacare enrollment is 8 million strong and growing.

Obama: Time to end fight over Obamacare

CNN  |  4/18/14 1:00 PM

President Obama gives a statement about the political battle regarding the Affordable Care Act.

White House on 'POTUS bromance'

CNN  |  4/18/14 12:35 PM

The White House is framing it as a "POTUS bromance," a "BROTUS," if you will. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.

Transcript: Obama answers media queries

CNN  |  4/18/14 12:34 PM

President Barack Obama: Hello, everybody. Before I begin I just want to express on behalf of the American people our deepest condolences to the Republic of Korea, and the families of all those who've seen their loved one last when I ferry sank within the last couple of days....

Dispute has its roots in 1970s 'Rebellion'

CNN  |  4/18/14 11:58 AM

Photo gallery: Land rights in the West

Grandma Clinton's 'Hard Choices'

CNN  |  4/18/14 11:51 AM

John King, Molly Ball and Peter Hamby discuss the fmr. Secy. of State's new book and why it might help her in 2016.

Why did Nevada rancher fight feds?

CNN  |  4/18/14 10:09 AM

When the Bureau of Land Management retreated from a standoff with Cliven Bundy, a few hundred people traveled to his Nevada ranch to protest what they see as an overreach of the federal government.

Why is the U.S. government 'trolling' terrorists

CNN  |  4/18/14 7:20 AM

"We don't negotiate with terrorists," has long been the U.S. government's standard position when it comes to violent extremists. So why has it started bickering with them on Twitter?

Chelsea Clinton's surprise announcement

CNN  |  4/18/14 7:19 AM

While at an event in New York with her mother, Chelsea Clinton announced she is pregnant.

White House frames it as a 'POTUS bromance'

CNN  |  4/18/14 7:18 AM

The White House is framing it as a "POTUS bromance," a "BROTUS," if you will. CNN's Jake Tapper reports.


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