How GOP presidential field put politics aside as brain cancer claimed Biden’s son

Tom Tillison BizPac Review 5/31/2015

In a show of class rarely seen in politics today, Republican presidential contender Sen. Ted Cruz offered words of condolence to Vice President Joe Biden after the passing of his son, Joseph “Beau” Biden III.

The younger Biden, a veteran and a father of two, died Saturday at age 46 […]

Flap with Marco Rubio causes six GOP candidates to boycott Univision debate in January

Tina Korbe 10/5/2011

After the Spanish-language TV network Univision reportedly tried to coerce Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) into an interview, six GOP presidential candidates say they will boycott Univision’s proposed presidential debate in January if the network doesn’t apologize.

Apparently, Univision planned to air a story about the decades-old drug-trafficking conviction of Rubio’s brother-in-law, […]

On Day 938 Of His Presidency, Obama Says He’ll Have a Jobs Plan In a Month Or So When He Gets Back From Vacation…

Zip Weasel Zippers 8/17/2011

“Leadership in action” alert.

The President's 'Magical Misery Tour' bus. Click on the image to enlarge. Photo LA Times


…When in trouble, give a speech. Say, early September. Before all this Rick Perry 40% of the nation’s jobs come from Texas stuff really gets going.

The president has […]

TX Governor Perry turns down national education funds

by Andy Barr 1/14/10

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is not applying for up to $700 million in federal stimulus dollars for his state’s education fund.

Perry made the announcement in a letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan sent Wednesday. The money would be available via the federal Race to the Top program, which will […]