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More flawed graphs in a Romney campaign ad

Mon, 2038-01-18 22:14

“This was household income when President Obama took office. This was the national debt. Under Obama, families have lost over $4,000 a year in income, and the national debt is now $16 trillion and growing. Barack Obama: More spending, more debt — failing American families.”

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Most independent ads for 2012 election are from groups that don’t disclose donors

Sun, 2032-04-25 09:28

Nearly all of the independent advertising aired for the 2012 general-election campaign has come from interest groups that do not disclose their donors, suggesting that much of the political spending over the next six months will come from sources invisible to the public.

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Staffer who worked on Clinton’s private e-mail server faces subpoena

1 hour 37 min ago
The former State Department IT staffer says he will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights.

RNC asks candidates to sign loyalty pledge, boxing in Trump

1 hour 45 min ago
The party wants would-be nominees to sign a statement vowing not to run as an independent or third-party candidate in the general election.

Inside Jeb Bush’s fall strategy to deflate Trump and court conservatives

1 hour 58 min ago
Bush plots a rebound by touting his Florida ‘record of reform and results,’ positioning as GOP’s consensus pick.

Scott Walker alleges ‘a rise in anti-police rhetoric’ under President Obama

3 hours 49 min ago
"Instead of hope and change, we’ve seen racial tensions worsen and a tendency to use law enforcement as a scapegoat," Walker said.

Donald Trump: Jeb Bush should ‘set the example by speaking English’

4 hours 22 min ago
The Bush team's response: Trump is on a "one man mission" to kill the Republican Party

Biden, weighing a 2016 run, delivers a campaign-style speech in Florida

5 hours 20 min ago
The vice president reemerges as buzz around a possible presidential bid grows.

Mike Huckabee offers support to Kentucky clerk who refuses to issue gay marriage licenses

5 hours 45 min ago
The White House hopeful called the clerk Wednesday.

Akin Gump, nation’s largest lobbying firm, to launch new Cuba practice

5 hours 49 min ago
The law and lobby giant recently hired Anya Landau French as a senior adviser in the Cuba initiative, which will be led by Democratic lobbyist Scott Parven.

Here’s your daily Donald Trump interview, annotated

6 hours 28 min ago
The Donald talks. We annotate.

Gov. Nikki Haley criticizes ‘yell and scream’ strategy of ‘Black Lives Matter,’ but also says GOP needs new tone

6 hours 55 min ago
The GOP's current approach to talking about minorities is "shameful," Haley said in a speech at the National Press Club.

Hillary Clinton’s $10 billion plan for treating drug addiction

7 hours 31 min ago
The Democratic presidential front-runner is proposing a $10 billion plan to treat addicts and curb incarceration for nonviolent drug offenses.

Parade of Planned Parenthood hearings begins next week

7 hours 35 min ago
House Judiciary Committee will hold first public examination of undercover videos; other panels are expected to follow.

Trumping Trump strategy: Bromance or battle? (A Loop contest reminder!)

7 hours 40 min ago
We've asked Loop fans to come up with ideas for the other Republicans to take on Trump. Can it be done?

Donald Trump is ready to run against Kanye in 2020

8 hours 59 min ago
The debates would be epic.

Sorry, Scott Walker: You are a career politician. But you’re not alone in denying it.

9 hours 8 sec ago
Plenty with decades of service have tried to claim this.