Romney: GOP, conservatives 'have not lost our way' Romney represents the GOP's old guard as younger Republicans such as Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are in spotlight at conservative event... The event known as CPAC often shines the spotlight on the up-and-comers of the Republican Party and is a critical proving ground for presidential hopefuls. More
Romney breaks post-election silence with Fox News For the first time since losing the White House to President Obama, Mitt Romney sat down for a TV interview that airs on Sunday. "We were on a roller coaster, exciting and thrilling, ups and downs," Romney told Fox News, in an excerpt released Thursday night. More
Obama approval bounce smaller than average Like most White House occupants, President Obama saw his approval rating rise after an election. Obama's bounce, however, turned out to be lower than the average of his predecessors. The New York Times, citing data from the Gallup Poll, noted that Obama's net job approval rating rose by 2 percentage points after his Nov. More
Police: Lack of evidence of a UVa gang rape 'doesn't mean something terrible didn't happen' (AP) — Police: Lack of evidence of a UVa gang rape 'doesn't mean something terrible didn't happen ... Scott Walker has added a senior member of Mitt Romney's former team as his political operation grows ahead of a likely 2016 presidential run. 03/23/2015 - 8:04 am | View Link
Poll: Netanyahu Should be Investigated For Nuclear Weapons Tech Smuggling Before US Visit The poll was commissioned by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy (IRmep). When informed of the incident, most Americans (54.9 percent) indicate that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be investigated by the FBI before an ... 01/30/2015 - 10:03 pm | View Link
VIDEO: Ron Paul reveals his 9/11 theory WASHINGTON, September 2, 2014 – Former Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) has revealed his belief that the American government had prior knowledge of the infamous 9/11 attacks. In a breaking interview, last week, with Charles Goyette, host of the podcast ... 09/1/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Kmart Opens its Doors 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving NEWPORT, Ky. (WKRC) -- Some retailers have decided to open on Thanksgiving day and Kmart is one of them. The doors opened Thursday at 6 a.m. and Perry Schaible was there. Kmart is the first store to open. It's offering triple doorbuster sales at different ... 11/29/2013 - 1:08 am | View Link
Tarboro attorney appointed to ECC Board of Trustees Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Chad Hinton of Tarboro to the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Hinton is a partner in the law firm DeLoatch & Hinton PLLC in Tarboro. He also serves as legal counsel to North East Carolina Preparatory School ... 11/26/2013 - 2:57 pm | View Link
Green Bay Education. West De Pere's Kelly promotes love for reading. West De Pere's Kelly promotes love for reading West De Pere Middle School language arts teacher feeds off ... 04/27/2015 - 7:19 am | View Website
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Politics, Political News, Political Analysis | State Column Ted Cruz calls for more force against ISIS: "We will destroy them." Anna Jiang - Apr 19, 2015: Republican presidential candidates Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio ... 04/26/2015 - 10:08 pm | View Website
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Junk-food giant PepsiCo is preparing to make the biggest change to its Diet Pepsi brand in three decades, Bloomberg News reports: it's nixing the controversial low-calorie sweetener aspartame. In its place, Diet Pepsi will get its sweet jolt from a mix of sucralose and acesulfame potassium. The apparent reason for the shake-up: Diet Pepsi sales plunged 5.2 percent last year, Bloomberg noted.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal was supposed to be the conservative answer to President Barack Obama: A first-generation Indian-American who rejected offers from Harvard med and Yale law to study political science on a Rhodes scholarship. He was the whiz-bang wonk who would use his policy smarts to lift the Republican Party from its doldrums with innovative solutions and vision, catapulting himself to the White House in the process.
Such lofty prognostications, common seven years ago, are few and far between these days.
Everywhere you look, the world is being unbundled.
Instead of subscribing to bloated cable television packages, we can now choose individual channels, specific shows, or even individual episodes. Most of us no longer buy music albums because we can pick and choose the songs we like best. Baseball fans can subscribe to streaming packages to their favorite team's games without even having a television.
But unbundling goes beyond the entertainment world.
The conventional wisdom is that abortion is a losing issue for the GOP in presidential races. Republican presidential candidates need to be pro-life in order to shore up their base, but their pro-life position alienates swing constituencies. So the best thing to do is downplay the issue as much as they can — talk about the economy or tax cuts or terrorism or whatever — and cross their fingers.
This is to be expected from political observers, since they overwhelmingly come from the media/commentariat class, which is overwhelmingly socially liberal.
It's down to the wire, but Democrats appear to finally be getting serious about making sure the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal — a massive trade pact between the U. S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations — is worker-friendly. And if it isn't, it may not happen at all.
At issue is what's called trade promotion authority — or "fast track" authority — which would give the president the ability to negotiate trade deals with other countries with some minimal criteria from Congress.