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Star Power Couldn't Win California's 90210 Primary
You might think that all you need to win the Congressional primary in California’s 33rd Congressional district, which includes celebrity hotspots like Malibu, Beverly Hills and Bel Air, is the endorsement of stars such as Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian. Well, think again. As the...
While You Were Sleeping: What You Missed in Politics
More voters went to the polls Tuesday in eight states than any other primary this season and it was a very late night for politics all over the country. The Mississippi GOP Senate brawl is still pending, a familiar face has made it to a...
Eight States Go to the Polls: More Voters Cast Ballots Than Any Other Primary Day
Today more Americans are able to vote than any other day this primary season, in fact this number of voters won’t go to the polls again until November. Eight states are voting today including Mississippi, Iowa, California, New Jersey, South Dakota, Montana, Alabama, and New...
DC Rep. Norton: Washington Redskins Name 'Going to Go,' as Congressional Pressure Builds
The Donald Sterling episode has reinvigorated a longstanding debate regarding mascots in professional sports, with a growing number of members of Congress now demanding that the NFL pressure the Washington Redskins to change its team name. In the latest edition of the ESPN podcast series...
White House Turns Up The Heat On Climate Change
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE FORECAST: President Obama pivots to climate change today, highlighting its dangerous impacts in interviews with local and national meteorologists, including ABC’s GINGER ZEE. In the afternoon, the President speaks with meteorologists from New York,
Alanis Morissette Records Campaign Theme Song for Congressional Candidate
If you are a Congressional candidate running in a district that includes celebrity hotspots like Malibu, Beverly Hills and Bel Air, you have to step up your game. And that’s exactly what Marianne Williamson did. Williamson, who is running to replace Rep. Henry Waxman, a...
Cinco de Biden
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CAN’T MAKE IT UP: Vice President Joe Biden is kicking off Cinco de Mayo with a party at his residence this morning, featuring a five-piece mariachi band, according to a pool report from Time Magazine’s Zeke Miller. The event features...
Here's Why Congress Is Losing 660 Years of Experience
Before the first Star Wars movie, before Microsoft was founded and before John Paul II became Pope, Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., was elected to Congress. And now, after 40 years in the House, Waxman is calling it quits. But he’s not the only one: A...
Families of GM Victims Push for New Safety Law
U.S. senators express support for a bill proposed to expand public access to auto makers safety filings.
Five Things to Know About Sandra Fluke's Potential Run for Congress
Sandra Fluke, the former Georgetown Law Student perhaps best known for her public spat with conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, is seriously considering a run for Congress. Fluke, 32, has filed the paperwork she needs in order to get an endorsement from the Democratic Party...