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Ted Kennedy, Jr. To Run For Public Office

Ted Kennedy, Jr. To Run For Public Office

Ted Kennedy, Jr. is preparing to announce a run for the Connecticut state senate. [He] will run for the 12th district seat, a seat now held by Democrat Ed Meyer. Meyer is retiring. Sources indicate Kennedy Jr. will make the formal announcement Tuesday at the Blackstone Library. In a press release dated March 24, Kennedy […]

April 7, 2014 / More... ( comments)

MA Gubernatorial Candidate Passes Kidney Stone During Debate

Kidney stones are about the most painful thing you can experience and live. Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman, a Newton Democrat, passed a kidney stone during a 90 minutes campaign debate. Word of Grossman’s stone — which has inspired a parody Twitter account — spread via the micro-blogging website, as did the news that he finally […]

March 27, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Christie Not The Only GOP Guv In Legal Hot Water?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, move over! It looks like an equally volatile scandal may be brewing in the state of Wisconsin, where Koch lackey Governor Scott Walker may be facing serious legal trouble. Newly-unsealed court documents and media leaks add to a growing body of evidence that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s campaign is at […]

February 8, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Republican Running For Congress In Four States

Taegan Goddard picks up the story of Allan Levene in David Hawkings’ Roll Call column. In a year when the roster of candidates is filled with the usual collection of career politicians, war veterans, minor celebrities and hard-luck cases, Levene stands apart. He’s a 64-year-old information technology expert, financial planner and sometime inventor who is […]

February 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Big ‘Oops’ Gives <em>Mother Jones</em> A List Of Rich Koch-Conspirators

And yes, I know that certain conservatives will accuse me of being “shrill” and “demeaning”, but if you’re looking for a list of America’s most craven enemies of democracy and good governance, MoJo‘s got it: There’s one main rule at the conservative donor conclaves held twice a year by Charles and David Koch at luxury […]

February 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Google Labels NRCC’s Anti-Alex Sink Page A ‘Phishing’ Scam

This certainly can’t help the National Republican Congressional Committee’s reputation. Let’s hope Google does the same to several other similar sites designed to fool Democrats into contributing to Republicans. This is probably not what the National Republican Congressional Committee was expecting when they decided to make the contribution page on their websites targeting Democratic candidates […]

February 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Lawmaker Wants ‘None Of The Above’ Added To Ballots

If “NOTA” wins, a new election is called. That’s what a New Hampshire lawmaker wants, reports the Union-Leader. Seven-term state Rep. Chuck Weed, a Keene Democrat, would like to give you that choice… Weed, at a hearing before the House Election Law Committee Wednesday, said it would “make democracy work better.” “Our system of government […]

February 4, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Priorities USA Will Back Hillary Clinton Prez Run

The biggest progressive SuperPAC has made a move that should tell the conservatives who loved the Citizens United ruling so much that they should’ve been careful what they wished for: The largest liberal “super PAC” in the country has begun raising money to elect Hillary Rodham Clinton president, formally aligning itself with Mrs. Clinton’s undeclared […]

January 23, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Ex-RNC Boss Removes Support For Immigration Reform From His Web Site

Former RNC chairman Ed Gillespie was an outspoken advocate for immigration reform, including the “pathway to citizinship.” But now that he’s considering a Senate run from Virginia, he’s made, well, a few revisions to his current Web site. We guess he doesn’t want to incur the wrath of Teawingers: One day before the Senate passed […]

January 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Secretive Money Networks Turn States Into One-Party Fiefdoms

Granted, The New York Times couldn’t exactly use that as the title for their absolutely must-read Sunday article, but that’s pretty much the bottom line: By his third year as chairman of the Alabama Republican organization, Mike Hubbard believed his party had just about everything it needed to win control of the State Legislature. He […]

January 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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