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Blue Dog Democrat Vows To Challenge Pelosi — And Lose

WASHINGTON — Rep. Heath Shuler (D-N.C.) continued on Sunday to threaten a challenge against Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) should she, as announced, make a play for the post of Minority…

Election showcases Obama’s eroding base

Election showcases Obama’s eroding base

Near the midpoint of his presidency, Barack Obama‘s diverse voter coalition reveals giant cracks and he faces major work repairing his standing among independents in states crucial to his re-election…

David Axelrod Announces He Will Leave White House

WASHINGTON — Top Obama administration adviser David Axelrod says he will leave the White House in the first half of next year to begin the president’s re-election campaign. Axelrod told…

Jim DeMint On Michael Steele’s RNC Reelection Bid: ‘I Am Looking For Some Alternatives’

There has been a subdued blame game being waged in Republican circles for weeks over who is at fault for the failure to pick up more Senate seats than the…

Jim DeMint Would Accept Compromise On Bush Tax Cuts

Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), the Pied Piper of the incoming congressional class of Tea Party pols, said on Sunday that he would be open to a compromise proposal on the…

Mary Bottari: Pants on Fire: the Whoppers of the 2010 Election Cycle

The Center for Media and Democracy tracks corporate spin and government propaganda. These are our candidates for the most misleading campaign ads of 2010, what are yours? Big Lie #1:…

TOUGH TALK: GOP Lawmakers Stand Firm On Bush Tax Cuts

From The Huffington Post…

Lawrence G. McDonald: Don’t Expect Much From This Lame Duck

It’s right out there in front of us like an Iceberg on the horizon. I’m seeing more and more hedge funds and asset management firms focused on Washington DC based…

Terry Newell: "If It’s Legal, It Must be OK"

Former President George W. Bush emerged from his nearly two-year, self-imposed silence recently to speak about his presidency, part of the publicity campaign for his new book Decision Points. One…

Anis Shivani: The Prince and the Paupers

This would be less grim to talk about if Bush weren’t still with us. But he is, in every way that matters. The Bush Doctrine lives. No leading American politician…