U.S. Politics

Obama to Campaign for Gubernatorial Candidate in Maine

President Obama will head to Maine to rally voters for the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, his latest in a number of appearances campaigning as the midterm elections draw closer. These appearances come after the president has been sidelined due to a low approval rating and his unpopularity of late in some states. Obama will head Thursday […]

Vice President Biden Says Tea Party March Must Be Stopped

Campaigning in one of the contests for a key U.S. Senate seat, Vice President Joseph Biden said that keeping control of the Senate by the Democrats would break the hard right’s back and ease some of the Washington gridlock. Biden said that the choice next week between Bruce Braley the Democrat and Joni Ernst the […]

House Democrats Spending Money on Ads to Protect Seat in Nevada

National Democrats are purchasing ad time in an attempt to protect the suddenly vulnerable Nevada first term congressman, as a number of races in the House become more competitive just days shy of the November 4 midterm elections. The Democratic Congressional Committee will work together with Representative Steve Hosford’s reelection campaign to have commercials aired […]

Dark Money Fuels Campaign Season of Negativity

An ad depicts Mark Udall the Democratic Senator from Colorado as a clone of President Obama who twists the truth. Another portrays Thom Tillis a GOP Senate candidate as a destroyer of families and a tool for special interests. The attacks on television in ad campaigns reveal interesting themes taking place in the election races […]

Ohio Governor: Repeal Obamacare, but Not the Good Parts

On Monday, another political firestorm broke out when Ohio Governor John Kasich was quoted as saying the repeal of Obamacare would not happen. That view is nearly never heard, at least publicly, amongst the vast majority of Republicans, let alone those thinking about running for the presidency in 2016. Kasich however said his words were […]

Bill Clinton in New Hampshire For Democrats

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was in New Hampshire on Thursday night to help rally Democrats for the upcoming midterm elections. Many of those attending a function with Clinton were interested in the future of his wife as their possible Presidential candidate. Clinton was the keynote speaker for the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in New Hampshire. He […]

Bobby Jindal Considering Running in 2016

On Monday, Bobby Jindal the Governor of Louisiana said he was still thinking as well as praying about a possible run for the presidency in 2016, while urging the Republicans to lay out a positive platform and back strong defense spending prior to the election in 2016. The Governor said he did not have a […]

Scott Brown Did Not Attend Hearings on Border Security

Republican Scott Brown the former senator from Massachusetts has run a number of attack ads that criticized Senator Jeanne Shaheen a Democrat representing New Hampshire, for not securing the border between the United State and Mexico. However, while a member of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee of the Senate, Brown missed the six […]

Poll: Over Half of Americans Say Third Party is Needed in Politics

Over 58% of Americans have said that the United States is in need of a third political party due to the existing Democratic and Republican parties doing a poor job in their representation of the people. A recent Gallup poll that was conducted in September showed that over half of the people in the U.S. […]

Jim Webb Deciding Whether to Run in 2016

Jim Webb the former senator from Virginia said on Wednesday he was seriously considering a presidential bid in 2016. He said he would decide between now and February. The Democrat said he was seriously considering it while he was at the National Press Club making an appearance. Webb said he has had a great deal […]