Every so often, gubernatorial debates become one of the great sideshows of American politics. And that’s just what happened at Wednesday night’s wildly entertaining Republican primary debate in Idaho, which featured Gov. Butch Otter, his conservative opponent Russ Fulcher, and colorful also-rans Walt Bayes and Haley Brown.
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In light of recent scandals involving the Department of Veterans Affairs, it may be worth remembering that the left’s foremost economist has long trumpeted the VA as a model of what government-administered healthcare should look like.
Courtesy of our friends at the Free Beacon, this supercut of Al Sharpton's struggles with his teleprompter is the best thing you'll see all day.
Florida Democratic gubernatorial hopeful and all-around weirdo Charlie Crist says he left the GOP because Republicans are racist.
Seven percent of reporters are Republicans, according to a study that does not surprise you.
Seattle may soon approve a $15-an-hour minimum wage, which at least one liberal writer says could cause myriad problems for that frequently overcast Washington city.
Over at the Free Beacon, Sonny Bunch has a nifty little piece arguing that FX’s little watched yet highly praised “The Americans” is the most reactionary show on television. And while he makes a good case, I’d contend there’s an odd, unnoticed glut of conservative-friendly TV these days, particularly on premium cable.
Oregon Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley is running neck-and-neck with Republican challenger Monica Wehby, according to a new Daily Caller/Vox Populi Polling survey of registered voters in the state.
In an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, former President George W. Bush said he hopes his brother Jeb runs for president, and that Russian leader Vladimir Putin “changed” when the price of oil went up.
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Live footage broadcast by the independent Ukrainian television station Espreso TV shows the clashes between police and pro-Western protesters Tuesday in Kiev. The sometimes-harrowing footage features scenes of real violence in Kiev's Independence Square as fireworks, Molotov cocktails and homemade bombs explode.
Warning: This article contains numerous spoilers.
Jerome Hauer, a top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, appears to have regularly carried a firearm to work in violation of state law.
During a Monday visit to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's Virginia home, President Barack Obama declared that, as president, he "can do whatever" he wants.
Pete Seeger, the folk singer and unrepentant communist who died Tuesday at age 94, is being celebrated by President Barack Obama as a civil rights hero who tried to "move this country closer to the America he knew we could be."
Incoming New York City mayor Bill de Blasio may soon be at war with Gov. Andrew Cuomo over a tax hike the former made the centerpiece of his election campaign.
A local New York City politician and ally of mayor-elect Bill de Blasio says the recent spate of “knockout” attacks in Brooklyn may stem from “a genuine concern” about Jewish influence.
Bill de Blasio will be the next mayor of the nation’s largest and most important city.
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