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Obama dazzles Democratic crowds but is it enough?

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, dashing through the U.S. West to campaign for endangered Democrats, proved he still has plenty of star power but it’s far from clear that’s…

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…

Joe Miller’s Personnel Records Must Be Released, Orders Alaska Judge

FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A judge has ruled that an Alaska borough must release personnel records from Senate Republican candidate Joe Miller’s time as a government attorney. Several news organizations sued…

Illinois Democrats Pick Up The Pace On Campaign Trail

CHICAGO — With 10 days go to until the election, Illinois candidates picked up the pace on the campaign trail Saturday, trying to round up support from college football games…

Stephen Lambert: The Flaw: Examining the Roots of Economic Malaise

The dramatic increase in income inequality over the last ten years is not news to readers of this site, but the extent to which it actually caused the financial crisis…

Palin plugs Florida Republicans – and her TV show

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin rallied Republican candidates in Florida on Saturday by pillorying President Barack Obama’s healthcare reforms and economic policies — and she also…

Alvin McEwen: FRC’s Tony Perkins plays the victim but won’t addressing the errors in his anti-gay column

The Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins received a lot of criticism for a piece he wrote last week on National Coming Out Day. In the piece, Perkins complained that “homosexual…

Obama’s America now mainly blue

His optimistic view of an undivided nation seems long gone on the campaign trail. Read the full story from Politico…

William J. Arnone: Lombardi: "An Imperfect Perfect Man"

In the early ’70s, I wrote a scathing critique of the decision by Fordham University, my alma mater, to name its new sports center after Vince Lombardi. At that time,…

Senate: The Daily 10

Saturday’s list begins with a swap at the top and ends with a big unresolved question in Alaska. Read the full story from Politico…