Poli-Sci Perspective is a weekly Wonkblog feature in which Georgetown University’s Dan Hopkins and George Washington University’s Danny Hayes and John Sides offer an empirical perspective on the issues dominating Washington. In this edition, Sides looks at why campaign tactics … Continue reading
“Obamacare is the Iraq of the Obama administration,” tweets Ben Domenech. This is a wonderful piece of Twitter ephemera — both in its implicit view of what the Iraq war was, and what Obamacare is. But the link is even … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A liberal magazine reported on Tuesday that it had obtained a recording of U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s discussion with campaign aides on putting the mental health and religious views of a potential opponent, actress Ashley … Continue reading
(Reuters) – A man who took several hostages in 2007 at a New Hampshire presidential campaign office for then-U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton was reported missing Sunday from a halfway house, authorities said.
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) – Two top Democratic fundraisers in Florida have committed to providing the money and know-how to get the question of legalizing medical marijuana on the state ballot in 2014.
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday accused two robocalling groups of illegally bombarding wireless phone users with millions of unsolicited campaign calls in 2011 and 2012. The companies placed calls for both GOP and Democratic campaigns without permission from consumers, … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House escalated a campaign on Monday to convince Americans dire consequences await if government spending cuts go ahead on March 1, warning of a slowdown in global trade, a stalled fight against cancer and Alzheimer’s … Continue reading
TOKYO, Feb 26 (Reuters) – The Bank of Japan, gearing up for a new leadership expected to pump cash into the economy more forcefully, has conducted a rare, nationwide campaign to promote a cheap-loan…
(Reuters) – Retired Rhode Island Congressman Patrick Kennedy is taking aim at what he sees as knee-jerk support for marijuana legalization among his fellow liberals, in a project that carries special meaning for the self-confessed former Oxycontin addict.
British troops in Afghanistan have paid a “high price” but their efforts have been a success, Prime Minister David Cameron has said on a pre-Christmas visit to UK bases in the country.