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South Carolina retains 2016 “First in the South” Republican Presidential Primary

Washington, D.C. – In an overwhelming vote of the full 168-member Republican National Committee (RNC) held today, South Carolina Republicans secured the 2016 “First in the South” Republican Presidential Primary. The primary will tentatively be held in February 2016. Under new RNC rules approved by the full committee, only South Carolina, Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada will hold contests in February 2016. States that “jump” ahead of the four early [...]

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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to give GOP Response to SOTU

WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) will deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Now in her fifth term representing Washington’s Fifth District, McMorris Rodgers hails from a farming family with deep roots in Eastern Washington, where she grew up working with her parents and brother at their orchard and fruit stand in Kettle Falls.  She was [...]

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Senator Tom Coburn Statement on Retiring from Senate

“Serving as Oklahoma’s senator has been, and continues to be, one of the great privileges and blessings of my life. But, after much prayer and consideration, I have decided that I will leave my Senate seat at the end of this Congress. “Carolyn and I have been touched by the encouragement we’ve received from people across the state regarding my latest battle against cancer. But this decision isn’t about my [...]

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Drink Jagermeister? You Won’t care about this Story!

If you drink Jagermeister you probably could care less about politics, let alone take the time to vote. What your favorite Alcoholic drink says about your political persuasion . 9 Political Views We Can Deduce From Your Drinking Habits “Republicans are lightweights and Democrats drink wine. See what else SurveyMonkey helped us dig up through a survey regarding people’s drinking habits and their stances on various political issues.” Let the [...]

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Drink Jagermeister? You Won't care about this Story!

If you drink Jagermeister you probably could care less about politics, let alone take the time to vote. What your favorite Alcoholic drink says about your political persuasion . 9 Political Views We Can Deduce From Your Drinking Habits “Republicans are lightweights and Democrats drink wine. See what else SurveyMonkey helped us dig up through a survey regarding people’s drinking habits and their stances on various political issues.” Let the [...]

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Democrats in trouble! GOP could take 13 Senate seats in 2014 election

The Democratic Party is in trouble!  Just a few months ago, the GOP was wondering if they could even take the majority in the Senate.  Following recent polls, pollsters are now saying Republicans could take as many as 13 Senate seats.  The GOP needs just 6 seats to take the majority in the Senate A lot has happened since National Journal Hotline last surveyed the Senate landscape. Republicans took a [...]

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Congressman Arrested for Cocaine Possession

Freshman Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fort Myers, has been arrested on cocaine possession charges in Washington and is due to be arraigned tomorrow, court documents confirm. “I’m profoundly sorry to let down my family, particularly my wife and son, and the people of Southwest Florida,” the 37-year-old Republican said in a statement. “I struggle with the disease of alcoholism, and this led to an extremely irresponsible choice. As the father of [...]

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NC GOP Precinct Captain Resigns after Racist comments on ‘Daily Show’

Raleigh, N.C. — A Buncombe County Republican precinct chairman has been asked to resign after making “offensive” comments on “The Daily Show.” Buncombe GOP Chairman Henry Mitchell said Don Yelton officially stepped down from his position Thursday. In a segment that aired Wednesday night, Yelton blasted “lazy black people that wants the government to give them everything,” one of a slew of racially inflammatory comments he made in the interview. [...]

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Republican Congressman Bill Young (FL-13) Dies at 82

Breaking: The AP and FOX News are reporting that Florida Republican Congressman CW Bill Young has died.  He was 82.  Congressman young was first elected to Congress in 1970.  Congressman Young had recently announced he would not seek re-election in 2014. Young had been at Walter Reed for nearly two weeks with back problems that stemmed from a 1970 small plane crash. On Oct. 9, from his hospital bed, Young [...]

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Three Points of Political Power

There is a Washington spectacle, or should I say debacle occurring in Congress.   No, this is not a new story, I wish it was new.   This is the same old sports event witnessed each year with similar results of mainstream Republican moderates showing no fight as they stampede to the gates of capitulation before the feet of the almighty President Obama and Senator Reid. Republican Party is controlled by establishment [...]

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Nate Silver: GOP Political Fallout May be Overhyped

Nate Silver, the respected poll data cruncher who accurately predicted the 2012 election results, wrote a piece today for his blog FiveThirtyEight cautioning against all the heated analysis predicting doom for Republicans as a result of the shutdown. Silver notes that any given issue tends to be fleeting, and that the last shutdown in 1995 didn’t noticeably hurt Republicans at all. Republicans certainly need such assurances, as yet another poll [...]

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White House statement on Meeting Republicans on Debt Limit

Readout of the President’s Meeting with House Republicans The President had a good meeting with members of the House Republican Leadership this evening; the meeting lasted approximately an hour and a half.  The President, along with the Vice President, Treasury Secretary Lew, Denis McDonough and Rob Nabors listened to the Republicans present their proposal.  After a discussion about potential paths forward, no specific determination was made.  The President looks forward [...]

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MSM Overwhelmingly blames GOP for Government Shutdown

The nation’s big three news networks are falling right into place for President Obama and the Democrats, blaming the Republican Party for the government shutdown by a whopping 21-0 story count. According to a survey by the conservative media watchdog Media Research Center, in 39 stories during the two weeks leading up to the shutdown, CBS, ABC and NBC blamed the failure to cut a budget deal on the Republicans [...]

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Federal Government Shuts Down, Blame Game Begins

Congress missed its midnight deadline on a continuing resolution, sending a the federal government into its first shutdown in 17 years. The blame game started when the Senate rejected the latest Republican proposal. In their latest proposal Republicans sought to delay enforcement ofthe Affordable Health Act and to remove the exemption for members of Congress and their staff. The Senate quickly rejected the proposal in a partisan vote of 54-46. [...]