Claire McCaskill’s see-no-evil campaign Behind the scenes, top Republicans don’t want to get to that point. Persistent chatter among Missouri political operatives is the possibility that Akin cuts a deal with Ann Wagner — who is running for the House seat he is vacating. The idea ... 08/6/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Claire McCaskill: Charlotte chatter is ‘stupid’ Sen. Claire McCaskill said it’s “stupid” to make “a big deal” about her and other Democrats skipping the party’s national convention this summer. “I’ve never gone when I’ve had a contested race,” the Missouri senator said Wednesday on ... 06/27/2012 - 2:36 am | View Link
Claire McCaskill Skips Charlie Pierce puts it best (as always): Is there a Democratic incumbent outside of the state of West Virginia less worth re-electing than Claire McCaskill in Missouri? That it remains vitally important that she be re-elected makes me want to remove my ... 06/26/2012 - 10:51 am | View Link
Stealing Time: Black Monday, McCaskill to DNC?, Rs for Moore, NKOTB Feels like a hangover this morning after a grim day across Grand and further down Main Street yesterday. Lots of chatter about the ax falling around town. And it sounds like Kelly Urich is out at Mix 93.3. Who will Hearne Christopher quote now? Oh ... 11/10/2008 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Below Maryland Juice provides a status check on a few campaigns of interest to politicos:
The Maryland governor is filling the void in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond during the early stages of the 2016 presidential race, campaigning for fellow Democrats and making personal appeals while former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton remains the prohibitive — if yet undeclared — favorite.
In the summer before November's mid-term elections, Clinton's dominant position in a hypothetical field has limited Democrats' activities in early presidential voting states even while an ambitious slate of Republicans descend.
O'Malley was returning to Iowa on Saturday, headlining a fundraiser for state Sen.
Syria’s Al-Qaeda affiliate has released a video of a US suicide bomber who blew himself up at an army post in the northwest of the country.
Moner Mohammad Abu Salha, alias Abu Hurayra al-Amriki, was believed to be the first American national to carry out such an attack in Syria’s more than three-year-old war.
“I want to rest in the afterlife, not in this world… My heart is not at peace here.