Category Archives: Elections

NC Lawmaker leaves Democrats to work with legislative majority

Sophomore Rep. Paul Tine will leave the Democratic Party next Monday and hopes to work as part of the Republican majority during the upcoming legislative session, potentially expanding the GOP’s control in the chamber and dealing a blow to Democrats … Continue reading

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Dems need ground game to save Kay Hagan

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) is bringing out the big guns to rally the Democratic base to the polls, part of her get-out-the-vote effort that is rapidly becoming a necessity with one week until Election Day. Hagan is zeroing in on … Continue reading

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Kay Hagan Is the Most Awkward Candidate of 2014

Some have argued that Hagan’s success compared to other Democratic incumbents can be attributed to her strength as a candidate or the fact that she has run a “perfect campaign.” Nonsense. For some reason, Hagan just hasn’t been challenged as … Continue reading

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Top Dem Super PAC Gets Big Boost from Soros, Spielberg, Democracy Alliance

The Democratic Party’s top super PAC disclosed more than $9.2 million in September contributions on Monday, listing a who’s who of wealthy liberal donors, many associated with the secretive Democracy Alliance donor network. New York City businessman Ian Cumming—who “was … Continue reading

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Tillis-Hagan showdown could be nation’s most expensive Senate race ever

From the Koch brothers and Art Pope to George Soros and Michael Bloomberg, wealthy donors are making North Carolina’s U.S. Senate race one of America’s first $100 million contests. Outside groups continue to flood the state with ads and accusations, … Continue reading

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Thom Tillis on the Sanctity of Life

Pandering to the low information voters. David DeGerolamo

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Eric Holder Sues North Carolina

While states across the nation are looking for ways to combat rampant reports of voter fraud, North Carolina decided to implement some commonsense regulations requiring individuals to present identification prior to casting a ballot. Included in the new law is … Continue reading

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Here’s why (unfortunately) the ‘shocking’ Tea Party victory doesn’t matter

by Simon Black In February 1964, a 22-year old Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) faced off against a gigantic Sonny Liston, the heavyweight boxing champion of the world. Liston was an imposing opponent. I mean– this was a guy with … Continue reading

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Eric Cantor – Tea Partied

In a stunning tea-party smackdown against the establishment GOP Tuesday evening, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., lost his bid for the Republican Party nomination against tea-party backed candidate David Brat by a margin of more than 11 percentage points. … Continue reading

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Which Republicans actually want to win? Here’s how you can tell

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) are cruising to primary victories Tuesday after fighting Tea Party challengers every inch of the way. It’s not that their opponents are formidable. It’s just that the incumbents decided … Continue reading

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Idaho GOP Governor’s Primary Debate – Vote for the Biker

Start at 52 minutes and 20 seconds

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If the GOP Takes the Senate, What Then?

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When You Have Nothing to Run On…

What do you call someone who believes everyone else needs a mental health professional? I know most people are not familiar with this commissioner’s race in Cherokee County, NC. But here is a simple test: which candidate is the Democrat? David DeGerolamo

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NC 2nd District US House Race – Joke of the Country

The US House of Representatives race for the 2nd District of North Carolina is Renee Ellmers (R) vs. Clay Aiken (D). The Democrat primary was contested until Aiken’s challenger, Keith Crisco, passed away suddenly yesterday. So the race becomes a … Continue reading

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Tea Party Hopes for Nebraska Revival

The Tea Party is looking to Tuesday’s Republican Senate primary in Nebraska to revive their primary hopes after stumbling out of the gate in last week’s contests. National Tea Party groups went all-in for Midland University President Ben Sasse in … Continue reading

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