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Sep 18

Seriously? Republicans accuse Mark Begich of not really riding a snowmobile

Seriously? Republicans accuse Mark Begich of not really riding a snowmobile

Alaska’s Senate race has produced a contender for stupidest political attack of the campaign cycle: Republicans are suggesting that Begich didn’t really ride a snowmobile (or “snow machine,” as Alaskans insist on calling them) in a campaign ad:

“I’m Cory Davis. As a four time X-Games medalist, I know something about snow machines,” Mr. Davis says in the ad. “That’s why I had a good laugh when I…

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New solar, efficiency programs will curb millions of tons of emissions and save billions of dollars

New solar, efficiency programs will curb millions of tons of emissions and save billions of dollars

air conditioning units Proposed efficiency rule on new commercial air-conditioning units will cut their energy usage in half.

The Obama administration took several small stepsin the right direction on energy policy Thursday when it announced the Department of Energy’s proposed new standard for commercial air-conditioning units, the Department of Agriculture’s plan to add 540 new renewable energy and efficiency…

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Court: Chad Taylor’s name is off the Kansas ballot

Court: Chad Taylor’s name is off the Kansas ballot

U.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) addresses a news conference as he discusses his opposition to a vote on START Treaty on Capitol Hill in Washington December 15, 2010. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTXVRL1 Republican Sen. Pat Roberts

The Kansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday afternoon that Democrat Chad Taylor’s name should be removed from the November ballot in the state’s Senate race.

The decision comes as a rebuke to Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s efforts to keep Taylor’s name on the ballot. More importantly, it is a further blow to Republican Senator Pat Roberts’s bid to win re-election…

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Scott Brown spent how much on makeup and grooming?

Scott Brown spent how much on makeup and grooming?

Scott Brown in his pickup, giving a thumbs up. Those all-American good looks don’t come cheap.

Now this is how you effectively troll Scott Brown.

A Democratic group is asking the IRS to investigate New Hampshire Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown for deducting thousands of dollars of makeup and grooming expenses on his taxes.

“Grooming expenses, including haircuts and nail maintenance, are inherently personal expenses, and repeatedly…

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Cartoon: What does the fox say….?

Cartoon: What does the fox say….?

Matt Wuerker
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GOP congressional candidate endorses going to war with Mexico over undocumented immigrants

Where do Republicans find these people, and why won’t they stop? The latest candidate to sign up for the hard-fought America’s Dumbest Congressman competition is Republican Mark Walker, who’s running for North Carolina’s deep-red 6th Congressional district.


Media ignores minimum wage, assumes voters are doing the same

Media ignores minimum wage, assumes voters are doing the same

U.S. Republican Senators John McCain (L) and Lindsey Graham talk during the Fiscal Responsibility Summit at the White House in Washington February 23, 2009.       REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque   (UNITED STATES) The media may love Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham, but that doesn’t mean voters agree with them.

Democrats have a full set of economic priorities they’re pushing in the run-up to November’s elections, but, the New York Times points out, at least in the national media, issues like the minimum wage are getting drowned out by ISIS and Ebola.

The Democrats’ strategy of making an increase in…

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Does Tom Cotton think Barack Obama is a time traveler, or is Cotton just a liar?

Arkansas Rep. Tom Cotton, the Republican nominee for Senate, is putting some mind-blowing chutzpah on the TV:


House GOP has first #Benghazi hearing, dooming Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign (per Dick Morris)

House GOP has first #Benghazi hearing, dooming Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign (per Dick Morris)

Dick Morris on Fox News Hillary better start polishing her resume if she wants a job after 2016, says this guy

Well, it’s over—the House GOP’s #Benghazi select committee has held its first hearing, and there really weren’t fireworks:

The special House committee investigating the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi debuted Wednesday in less confrontational style than previous congressional hearings on the issue.

The…

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Midday open thread: Fair taxes? Innocent but can’t afford a lawyer? Contraceptive coverage soars

Midday open thread: Fair taxes? Innocent but can’t afford a lawyer? Contraceptive coverage soars

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