Thursday, November 23, 2017

No role for George W. Bush in Mitt Romney’s campaign

After months of silence, George W. Bush finally weighed on the presidential race — with four short words. "I'm for Mitt Romney," the former president...

Romney cruises to easy primary wins in Nebraska, Oregon

Presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney continued his march towards capturing the necessary delegate totals Tuesday with solid victories in the Nebraska and Oregon...

For some, foreclosure doesn’t mean an end to dream of home ownership

When Jennifer Anderson's family could no longer afford their mortgage and lost their home, she expected many years to pass before they would again...

Law doesn’t prevent cozy relationships between campaigns, Super PACs

Looks like President Barack Obama's allies got the hint. An independent group with deep ties to the president's re-election campaign launched a television ad Tuesday...

Romney’s former opponents rewrite history in real time

Remember Newt Gingrich calling Mitt Romney a liar? Michele Bachmann saying Romney's unelectable? Rick Santorum calling Romney "the worst Republican in the country" to...

Republicans target popular deductions in tax overhaul plan

It has been nearly 20 years since President George H.W. Bush lost his bid for re-election after making a "no new taxes" pledge, and...

GOP leaning super PAC hopes to lure young voters away from Obama

President Barack Obama counted on the support of younger voters four years ago. Now, a new Republican-leaning "super" political committee wants to bring them...

Congress uses legislative sleight-of-hand to hurt opponents, not help nation

Congress is producing little this election year that will become law, yet both parties are churning out bills designed to make the other side...

Mixing bluegrass music and politics

[vimeo 35112022 w=500 h=281] When politicians come to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia they had better know how to shake a leg on...

Frustrated voter: ‘I’ll bust your nose’

[vimeo 36143121 w=475 h=267] Meet Elmer Underwood. He's a farmer in Indian Valley, a rural mountain community in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia. Speaking at...