Gauging the scope of the tea party movement in America

In an unruly, unpredictable and chaotic election year, no group has asserted its presence and demanded to be heard more forcefully than the tea party. The grass-roots movement that was spawned with a rant has gone on to upend the existing political order, reshaping the debate in Washington,… Read the full story from The Washington […]

Obama, to stave off rout in Midwest, rallies Dems in Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS – Laboring to stave off a Republican rout in the Midwest, President Obama on Saturday rallied his party’s base around gubernatorial hopeful Mark Dayton, a rare Midwestern Democrat positioned to buck that trend. Read the full story from The Washington Post”

Gov. Granholm’s economic and political legacy

ANN ARBOR, MICH. – President Obama likes to say he was dealt a bad hand when he arrived in the Oval Office amid the worst recession since the Great Depression. If that’s the case, what was Michigan’s Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm dealt? Read the full story from The Washington Post”

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