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Primary Season Revs Up: 6 Key Races in North Carolina, Ohio, and Indiana
The primary season is truly upon us as North Carolina, Ohio, and Indiana host primaries today. Twenty-five states will hold primaries in the next six weeks and today’s key one to watch will take us into a fight that will play out all over this...
Obama's Next Move On Ebola
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES TIME FOR A CZAR? President Obama said last night that he is open to appointing what would essentially be an Ebola czar to deal with the ongoing situation with the deadly disease in the U.S. “It may be appropriate for...
5 Lessons Learned From Tuesday's Primaries
Six states held primaries on Tuesday — Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Oregon, and Pennsylvania — in what turned out to be a Super Tuesday “lite” of the 2014 midterm election cycle. Here are our top takeaways from the key contests: 1. The Tea Party is...
Hillary Clinton's Ladies (And Gentlemen) In Waiting
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES RISE OF THE MACHINE: This morning, as Washington, DC slumbers through recess and public attention even in Iowa is far from presidential politics, a group of Democratic activists and office-holders will gather in Des Moines to discuss a topic very...
The Note: Alright Already, We'll All Drone On
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ‘OUR FIGHT ENTERS A NEW PHASE’: In a wide-ranging speech at the National Defense University, in Washington D.C., on Thursday, President Obama launched a spirited defense of his administration’s efforts to pursue terrorists overseas, even while he ...
Republicans Aim to Recruit, Elect More Women
Making sure that more Republican women run for office and that they get the support they need is the focus of “Right Women, Right Now,” a new initiative by the Republican State Leadership Committee to encourage and mentor GOP women considering a run for office....
The New GOP Civil War
Karl Rove's New Group Has Split the Party; Can the Conservative Victory Project Succeed?
What's Next for Sarah Palin After the Break With Fox News?
Sarah Palin's break up with Fox News should not have been, well, breaking news, as she had publicly complained in August on Facebook that the network had canceled her appearances at the Republican National Convention. And going back even further, Palin didn't give Fox the scoop in October 2011 when
Rep. Gingrey Says Todd Akin 'Partly Right' on 'Legitimate Rape'
“Legitimate rape,” the least-expected controversy of 2012, is back. At a breakfast with businesspeople in Cobb County, Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Ga., offered a partial defense-medical exegesis of the whole kerfuffle over Todd Akin, the Missouri congressman and Senate candidate who stirred up the ...