GOP sinking on a ship of timidity, squandering historic win

Charles Hurt The Washington Times 12/9/2014

Call it the mysterious case of the Incredible Shrinking GOP.

Barely one month ago, the party sailed to victory in one of the biggest rout election waves of the past century. They ran the board and took control of the U.S. Senate. They grew to historic levels in the […]

This Rhode Island governor candidate won 22 percent of the vote. He only spent $35.

Jaime Fuller The Washington Post 11/5/2014

Bob Healey did not win the Rhode Island gubernatorial race. No one expected him to, seeing as he didn’t plan to raise any money during his campaign.

He did, however, win 22 percent of the vote — 10 percent more than the last Brown University poll had projected — […]

Rangel: Southern GOP Still Believes In Slavery, ‘Racial Superiority’

Alex Griswold The Daily Caller 11/5/2014

The day after the 2014 election, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked Democratic Congressman Charlie Rangel whether he wanted to walk back his comments that the GOP “doesn’t believe slavery is over.”

To Blitzer’s shock, Rangel doubled down, accusing Southern Republicans of supporting slavery and believing in racial superiority…

 

 

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Laura Ingraham looks for ‘sweet spot’: ‘This is the fury election’

BizPac Review 11/5/2014

Laura Ingraham may have summed up the 2014 midterm election perfectly on America’s Election Headquarters.

“This is the fury election. Americans are furious,” she said.

“People are livid at what’s happening. The rich are doing pretty well, poor getting some help, but the middle is declining,” Ingraham said.

“One party is going […]

25 senators who voted for Obamacare won’t be part of new Senate

Philip Klein The Washington Examiner 11/4/2014

On Dec. 24, 2009, the Democratic-controlled Senate passed President Obama’s healthcare law with a filibuster-proof 60-vote majority, triggering a massive backlash that propelled Republicans to control of the House the following year. On the Senate side, going into Tuesday’s elections, 24 senators who voted for Obamacare will not be part […]

Seven Unions Top Kochs in Super PAC Spending—and That’s Just the Money We Know About

Majority of political spending by labor unions won’t be known until 2015

Bill McMorris The Washington Free Beacon 11/3/2014

Seven labor unions have given more money to super PACs than the Koch Brothers.

The National Education Association, the largest teachers union in the country, has spent more than $22 million on super PACs in the […]