When Rand Paul’s poll numbers nosedived early in the Republican primary, many GOP elites wiped the sweat off their brows.
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Matt Purple is a fellow at Defense Priorities. He is the Deputy Editor for Rare Politics. Prior to Rare, he was the assistant managing editor of the American Spectator. His work has appeared in National Review, the National Interest, the Washington Times, the Daily Caller, and Townhall.com.
The man who brought Rush Limbaugh to television looks to bring down liberal New York Rep. Anthony Weiner
On an Indian summer day in mid-October, Bob Turner stepped onto a porch in the Rego Park neighborhood of Queens, New York and rang the doorbell. A middle-aged woman answered and Turner announced he was running for Congress against Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner.
Tim Cahill never expected his name to come up in a White House meeting.
Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick may well be the least popular governor in the United States.
The Senate confirmed Elena Kagan last week, making her President Barack Obama’s second Supreme Court nominee to reach the bench.
It’s August, the time of year when demand for gasoline spikes as Americans hit the road in high numbers. Summer means road trips and joyrides, which translates into lots and lots of fuel.
It’s only 28 words long: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”
The Environmental Protection Agency has had a busy year. The agency’s regulatory shop seems to crack down on a new greenhouse gas every week in the name of fighting climate change. But despite its full plate, the EPA has still found time to link up with the Congressional Black Caucus for something called an “Environmental Justice Tour.”
Senate candidates Linda McMahon and Peter Schiff try to turn Connecticut red with fiscal conservatism
Linda McMahon is a petite and friendly woman with that magnetic smile that political consultants crave. But when she starts talking about the Democrats’ financial reform package, she gets a bit of an edge in her voice.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to regulate another pollutant without congressional approval last week.
For volunteers in a political campaign, the action usually begins in small residential neighborhoods, knocking on doors, passing out leaflets to suburbanites trying to hide their irritation at having to open the door. We never made it out of the parking lot.
New Haven all over again? Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division sues New Jersey over police exam
The Justice Department Civil Rights Division announced Thursday that it is suing the state of New Jersey over a police examination that it claims discriminates against African-American and Hispanic candidates.