While President Obama still has a long way to go on the road to reelection, it is quickly becoming clear that the current set of Republican presidential candidates don’t have what we, in this country, used to call “the right stuff.”
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In 2010, the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission held that corporations and unions could not be prohibited from broadcasting electioneering communications (ads that mention a candidate) within 60 days of a general election or 30 days of a primary, which had previously been the restriction of the McCain-Feingold Act since 2002. What does this mean for the [...]
The economic instability during the Bush administration facilitated a Democratic sweep that began in 2006 and culminated in 2008. Democrats swept into power on a mandate of “hope” and “change.” However, before President Obama even took the presidential oath, Democrats abandoned their campaign-trail principles and donned the regalia of big business stalwarts. President Obama surrounded himself with Clinton-era aides and [...]
After a summer of intense partisan political protests and a series of bold, left-leaning initiatives pushed by the new president, it comes as no surprise that conservatism has united to gain traction in recent months.
Indicted former Republican House Majority Leader Tom Delay is a born fighter, a fact he makes clear in his aptly titled new book, No Retreat, No Surrender: One American’s Fight.