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Medical Examiner Releases Details About Death Of Clay Aiken Primary Opponent

Keith Crisco -- who at the time of his shocking death was in a too-close-to call North Carolina Democratic congressional primary with former American Idol contestant Clay Aiken -- died due to heart disease, according to the medical examiner’s report obtained by The Daily Caller.

Rand Paul Fires Back at Rick Perry: ‘Apparently His New Glasses Haven’t Altered His Perception Of The World’

11:28 AM 07/14/2014

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Monday fired back at fellow Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who accused Paul over the weekend of standing for "isolationist policies" that "would only endanger our national security."

Greg Abbott Running ‘Liberty’ Ads In Movie Theaters Across Texas

10:11 AM 07/14/2014

Texas gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott is taking his campaign message to the movies.

Rick Perry’s Moves Signal He Wants To Be Taken Seriously As A 2016 Contender

7:11 PM 07/13/2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry wants to be taken seriously as a top-tier candidate for president in 2016.

Accusing Obama Of Overreach, Prominent Republicans Look To Attorney General Candidates

10:22 PM 07/10/2014

Dick Cheney threw his support behind a candidate in Nevada. Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump hosted a fundraiser for one in Florida.

Exclusive: Americans For Prosperity To Spend $800K Attacking Iowa Democrat For Farmer Gaffe

8:00 AM 07/10/2014

Iowans will continue to see that embarrassing video of Democratic Iowa Senate candidate Bruce Braley hobnobbing with trial lawyers and seemingly dismissing farmers in his state.

RNC Member Wants Investigation Into How Race Card Was Played In Mississippi Primary

6:14 PM 07/08/2014

A prominent member of the Republican National Committee is calling for the national organization to investigate the "racially divisive ads and robocalls" that targeted conservative state Sen. Chris McDaniel in Mississippi's Republican Senate run-off last month.

McDaniel Campaign Offering $1K Reward For Voting Fraud Evidence

12:32 PM 07/03/2014

The campaign of Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel announced Thursday that is offering multiple rewards of $1,000 for evidence of voter fraud in last month’s GOP Senate run-off.

A Thad Cochran Campaign Conference Call With The Media Gets Hijacked [AUDIO]

5:08 PM 07/02/2014

The campaign of Republican Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran attempted to hold a conference call with the media on Wednesday, but was forced to cancel it midway through after someone highjacked the call with provocative questions about race.

Hillary To Sit Down For Interview With Brits — ON INDEPENDENCE DAY!

1:20 PM 07/02/2014

While folks across the country will be celebrating America’s independence from Great Britain over the Fourth of July weekend, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be hanging out with our old foes from across the pond.

Cochran Campaign Denies Buying Votes Of Black Democrats, Threatens Lawsuit

4:06 PM 07/01/2014

The campaign of Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran denied Tuesday that they bought the votes of black Democrats for $15 a piece in last month’s contentious GOP run-off, though acknowledged they had a working relationship with the man who made the allegations against them in a video posted online.

Chris Christie Prepares For New Fight Over Worker Pensions: ‘This Is An Unaffordable System’

12:03 AM 07/01/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who late Monday signed a budget that achieves balance by reducing the state's contributions to pensions, intends to reveal a new plan this summer to reform the state’s public-worker pension system again.

Leader of Mississippi College Republicans Resigns to Join Democrats

12:43 PM 06/30/2014

The leader of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans announced Monday morning that he is resigning as chairman of the state organization -- and has plans to become a Democrat now.

Obama Aide Valerie Jarrett Open To Running For Office [VIDEO]

4:40 PM 06/29/2014

Valerie Jarrett, the senior aide to President Barack Obama, indicated in an interview that aired Sunday that she is open to running for office someday herself.

Report: McDaniel Supporter, Arrested In Connection To Nursing Home Incident, Commits Suicide

11:26 AM 06/27/2014

One of the supporters of Mississippi Sen. Chris McDaniel who was arrested in connection to the illegal photographing of the bedridden wife of incumbent U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is dead of an apparent suicide, according to a report.

GOP Candidate Releases Video Calling Global Warming ‘The Greatest Deception In The History Of Mankind’

4:48 PM 06/26/2014

In a move sure to inflame the left, a Republican congressional candidate in Louisiana is releasing a nearly five-minute long video railing against liberals and calling global warming a "hoax" that might be "the greatest deception in the history of mankind."

Chris McDaniel: ‘Many Conservatives Don’t Feel Welcome In The Republican Party’

12:48 PM 06/26/2014

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel -- who is contemplating a formal challenge of his loss in the GOP run-off for the U.S. Senate this week -- declared Wednesday that “many conservatives don't feel welcome in the Republican party” anymore.

Boehner Pens Memo To Lawmakers About Suing Obama

3:16 PM 06/25/2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner said Wednesday that he plans to bring legislation to the floor of the House that will put into motion a lawsuit against Barack Obama over the “failure on the part of the president to faithfully execute the law.”

2016 GOP Convention Will Either Be In Cleveland Or Dallas

2:31 PM 06/25/2014

Republicans will nominate their next presidential nominee in either Cleveland or Dallas.

Conservative Groups Angry After Thad Cochran Wins With Help From Democrats

8:14 AM 06/25/2014

National conservative groups are angry after incumbent Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran pulled off a victory in the state's GOP run-off -- likely because of his campaign's outreach to Democratic voters.