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ME-2012 Pres: 50% Republican, 44% Obama (PPP 10/26-28)

Public Policy Polling 10/26-28/10; 1,812 likely 2010 voters, 2.3% margin of error 614 “typical” Republican primary voters, 4.0% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release Maine 2012 President: General Election 50% Republican, 44% Obama 2012 President: Republican Primary 23% Palin 18% Romney 16% Huckabee 14% Gingrich 3% Pawlenty 2% Pence 1% Daniels From The […]

GOP Congressman: George Bush ‘Destroyed GOP’

Twitter is just as good a place as any to criticize your former president, as Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) proved on Wednesday. The GOP congressman wrote a tweet saying that George W. Bush was not a “class act” and had, in fact, “destroyed” his party. “@MarkRMatthews Bush not class act, destroyed GOP, jailed Ramos & […]

Media Matters Founder Plans Major Outside Group To Hit Back At GOP

With the White House now signaling it wants outside groups on the left to ramp up for 2012, Media Matters founder David Brock is in discussions to form a new group designed to raise and spend big bucks to counter the right’s powerful new infrastructure, a person who’s spoken directly with Brock about his plans […]

CIVIL WAR: Epic GOP Battle Brewing For 2012

The GOP faces a wide playing field in 2012, as 21 Democrats and two independents who caucus with Democrats are up for re-election. With only 10 Republican held seats up, that gives Republicans ample opportunity to win the seats necessary to gain a majority. But there are early signs that the same intra-party feuds that […]

Bill Quigley: Bush Pens True Crime Book And Better Worry!

In his memoir (which some wise people have already moved in bookstores to the CRIME section) George W. Bush admitted that he authorized that detainees be waterboarded, tortured, a crime under US and international law. Bush’s crime confession coincides with reports that no one will face criminal charges from the US Department of Justice for […]

Sarah Palin Slams Obama As ‘Most Pro-Abortion President’

DALLAS — Sarah Palin attacked President Barack Obama on Wednesday for his support of abortion rights and for the federal health care overhaul as the former Alaska governor appeared in Texas with another tea party favorte, Gov. Rick Perry. Palin described Obama as “the most pro-abortion president to occupy the White House” at the Dallas […]

Growing Number Of Conservative Dems Press Pelosi To Step Aside

(WASHINGTON) — In a fresh sign of turmoil among defeated Democrats, a growing number of the rank and file say they won’t support House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a politically symbolic roll call when the new Congress meets in January. “The reality is that she is politically toxic,” said Illinois Rep. Mike Quigley, one of […]

Amnesty group wants Bush prosecuted for war crimes

Amnesty group wants Bush prosecuted for war crimes

The United States must prosecute former President George W. Bush for torture if his admission in a memoir that he authorized waterboarding holds true, rights group Amnesty International said on Wednesday. In “Decision Points,” published this week, Bush defended his decision to authorize waterboarding, a form of simulated drowning condemned by some as torture. Bush […]

Public split over GOP’s agenda

Public split over GOP’s agenda

People back Republican tax cut plans but not the GOP campaign to repeal President Barack Obama‘s health care overhaul, according to a poll suggesting that the Republicans’ big Election Day win was not a mandate for the party’s legislative wish list. Fifty-three percent say income tax cuts that soon will expire should be renewed for […]