"Trump exposes the GOP as America’s institution of bigotry, dishonesty, ignorance, warmongering and cruelty against the vulnerable and powerless."
John Kasich Takes Ohio From Donald Trump, Maybe Saving the Nation
Republican Governor John Kasich won his home state of Ohio tonight in a tight race with Donald Trump, in spite of trailing in the Republican primary elsewhere.
With His Presidential Hopes In Flames, Jeb Bush Whines That His Brother W Got a Raw Deal
Jeb Bush thinks his brother George Bush got a raw deal as president. He thinks they should have fought back harder against the bad press in the last three years of Bush’s presidency.
Cruz’s Iowa Victory Was A Theocratic Win Driven By Evangelical Taliban
Since its inception, Cruz has portrayed his campaign for the presidency as a religious war, and Christian crusade with Cruz as the messiah
Republicans Demand America’s 1920s Government Be Put Back In Place
Republicans want a government like that of the 1920s when the rich were given free rein to economically rape the American people
Scott Walker Is Circling The Drain: Experts Slam His “Childish” Comments On China
Experts are calling Gov. Scott Walker's messaging on China "childish" and "harmful".
Struggling To Stay Relevant, Rand Paul Takes Chainsaw To US Tax Code
Presidential hopeful Kentucky Senator Rand Paul released a video of him carving up pages of the tax code with a chainsaw.
Don’t Be Fooled: Republicans Set to Run on ‘Empathy’ as The Party of Workers
Republicans have great faith that the American public can't tell the difference between a candidate who grew up middle class but stands for policies that will hurt the middle class and a candidate who has a lot of money but a platform that helps the working and middle classes. Republicans put a lot of store in "story" or rhetoric, over policy. They have to, because they can't afford to discuss their policies openly.
Donald Trump Quits TV Show, Forms Exploratory Committee To Kick Off Presidential Campaign
Billionaire Donald Trump has formed an exploratory committee and hired staff for a 2016 presidential run.
Here We Go Again: GOP Lawmaker Says Rape Can Make Beautiful Children
West Virginia Delegate Brian Kurcaba says rape is awful, but remarks that it can create a beautiful child.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Emerges As The Republican Candidate To Fear Most
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker impressed the crowds at the Iowa Freedom Summit. Democrats cannot afford to underestimate him.
The Ervin South Carolina Bombshell. Could It Affect Nikki Haley’s Chances?
For the first time in this mid-term election cycle, South Carolina politics suddenly got interesting. The state's just been politically "Ervinized."
Conservative Lawmaker Arrested Twice Over Weekend For Stalking And Threatening Neighbor
It was a busy weekend for Tennessee State Senator Jim Summerville. The outgoing lawmaker, who lost in the Republican primary in August and subsequently quit the party, was arrested twice for harassing and threatening a female neighbor of his.
Sarah Palin Greedily Hoards Cash From Her SuperPAC Rather Than Help Other Candidates
The Center for Responsive Politics revealed that Sarah Palin's SuperPAC, SarahPAC, contributed only $45,000 to the campaigns of GOP candidates in the third quarter despite having over $1.4 million available.
To No One’s Surprise Sarah Palin Doesn’t Understand How The Election Process Works
Former half-term Governor of Alaska and the Republican Party's 2008 nominee for Vice President Sarah Palin did not have an enjoyable Tuesday night.
Rand Paul and Charles Blow Make Strange Partners in Voting Rights Advocacy
Two men from opposing sides of the political spectrum, with different experiences of America, utilizing two divergent forums, arrive at the same conclusion: disenfranchising voters is harmful to our struggling democracy.
You Built That: Why the Conservative Base Will Ignore Rupert Murdoch’s Immigration Advice
In a recent op-ed, Rupert Murdoch made a case for comprehensive immigration reform. However, due to is own Fox News network, that possibility does not seem likely.
Right-Wing Radio Host Laura Ingraham Bullies GOP Congressman Over Immigration Reform
During the broadcast of her radio show Tuesday, Laura Ingraham had Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) on to discuss his attempt to succeed Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) as House Majority Leader. They ended up butting heads over immigration.
Sore Loser Eric Cantor’s Campaign Blames Democrats and the Liberal Media For Loss
After his seismic loss, Eric Cantor's pollster is blaming Democrats, the liberal media, and the 'Cooter factor'. No kidding.
Winds of Change: How a Residency Issue Might Open Up a Senate Seat in Kansas
Senator Pat Roberts is not a current resident of Kansas. This issue has opened the window for the Kansas Tea Party to primary him in the fall.
Looking Like a Sure Loser Liz Cheney Cuts and Runs On Her Hopeless Senate Campaign
Liz Cheney, recently a Fox News contributor and daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, decided to dropout of the US Senate race in Wyoming on Monday.
Maxey Scherr is the Only Democrat Worth Supporting for US Senate in Texas
Only one of the five Democratic candidates seems worthy of support from progressives, liberals and centrists interested in flipping the seat from red to blue. That candidate is El Paso attorney Maxey Scherr.
Taking Back the House, Vol. 11: Rick Crawford and Arkansas’s 1st District
This is the eleventh edition of a research project at PoliticusUSA known as Taking Back the House. The purpose of this project is to analyze each Republican Congressional district in the United States and see how likely the district can go 'Blue.'
Double Dog Dare Ya: How Democrats Should Encourage the RNC Debate Boycotts
Republicans have officially voiced their disapproval of the Hilary Clinton documentaries. Democrats should pounce on this move.
Mitt Romney’s Presidential Campaign Is Built On A Mountain Of Lies
Americans can tolerate nearly anything from political candidates, but they will not support a man like Mitt Romney, who continuously displays his character flaws like lying.