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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Jumps into Tierney-Tisei Bakeoff

From our Kampaign Kibitzers desk Independent expenditure groups are the neutron bombs of the 2014 midterm elections, which could see close to $3 billion in ad spending. An early explosion is coming from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as this … Continue reading

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Dems Have Same Things Tisei in 6th District Rematch

Richard Tisei (R-JustMissed) is ready for Round 2 with 6th district Rep. John Tierney (D-Won’t Be Missed). And the Democrats are picking up right where they left off in 2012. Via Politico’s Morning Score: DCCC HITS TISEI AS HE ANNOUNCES … Continue reading

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Why Does MSNBC Put Up With Al Sharpton’s Crap?

So let the hardworking staff get this straight: Al Sharpton is the host of MSNBC’s nightly news program PoliticsNation. Al Sharpton is also the president of National Action Network, “which works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (‘Let Him Die’ Edition)

If you watched last week’s GOP presidential primary debate – and I know you did – you no doubt remember this heartwarming moment: Well, the progressive group Protect Your Care won’t let that clip die. TPM reports that the group … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (WeinerWorld Edition)

The battle for New York’s 9th Congressional district – formerly prowled by Anthony Weiner (D-Am I Still Married?) – is turning into a real donnybrook, with some reports showing Republican Bob Turner running ahead of gaffe-prone Democrat David Weprin, who … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (NYT Basic Mistake Edition)

From our All the News That’s Fit to Print a Day After Campaign Outsider desk: Friday New York Times The Caucus item: Ad by Group Supporting Bachmann Assails Perry When Representative Michele Bachmann hits the campaign trail, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas is He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. … Continue reading

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Nicolas Sarkozy’s Thé Party

Diminutive French president Nicolas Sarkozy ((B)UMP- Carla Bruni) seems to be channeling America’s Tea Party lately. From the New York Times: PARIS — President Nicolas Sarkozy has used the crisis over the euro and his relationship with the German chancellor, … Continue reading

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The GOP’s “Non-Negotiable Terrorist Demand”

On Friday’s PBS NewsHour, liberal chinstroker Mark Shields accused Congressional Republicans of issuing a “non-negotiable terrorist demand” in the debt-ceiling rumpus on Capitol Hill – namely, the requirement for passage of a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution before the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Cato Institute Whacks GOP

The Cato Institute, which describes itself as “a public policy research organization — a think tank — dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace,” has launched an ad campaign in national newspapers (including the … Continue reading

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There’s No Bottom To The Tea Party Well

From Friday’s Wall Street Journal: Boehner Facing Tea-Party Pressure Home-state tea-party activists have access to House Speaker John Boehner that any lobbyist would envy. They meet twice a month with a top aide to the Ohio Republican, and their emails … Continue reading

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