Posts Tagged ‘ GOP ’

GOP reveals midterm blueprint

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

The GOP blueprint for winning control of the House is rapidly coming into focus, with the National Republican Congressional Committee readying a $22 million TV ad blitz aimed at a handful of powerful, long-serving incumbents and several dozen of the most junior members of the Democratic majority. POLITICO has learned that the
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Mosque flap swirls around Obama

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

 The White House on Saturday struggled to tamp down the controversy over President Barack Obama’s statements about a mosque near ground zero — insisting Obama wasn’t backing off remarks Friday night when he offered support for a project that has infuriated some families whose loved ones died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
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GOP keeps mosque flap alive

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Republicans jumped Sunday on President Barack Obama’s defense of a proposed mosque near where the World Trade Center stood before the Sept. 11 attacks, seeking to make his comments a campaign issue for Democrats come November. Democrats meanwhile sought to change the subject. Many appeared uncomfortable with both the timing and the
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Mosque controversy swirls around Obama

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

 The White House on Saturday struggled to tamp down the controversy over President Barack Obama’s statements about a mosque near Ground Zero — insisting Obama wasn’t backing off remarks Friday night where he offered support for a project that has infuriated some families whose loved ones died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
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Will its offbeat candidates hurt GOP?

Aug 12th, 2010 | By politicsnews

A former professional wrestling executive, a libertarian ophthalmologist and a man who thinks bicycle use could empower the United Nations filed to run in elections. That’s not the start of a joke: that’s a sampling of the deeply unusual pool of candidates running — and actually being nominated — for high office this year.
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Alaska Republican gubernatorial debate postponed following Stevens’ death in plane crash

Aug 11th, 2010 | By usnews

ANCHORAGE, Alaska –  Thursday’s Alaska GOP gubernatorial debate has been postponed because of the death of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. Commonwealth North pushed the debate to Aug. 23, the day before the primary. Several campaign events were canceled Tuesday after Stevens and four others were killed in a plane crash in southwest Alaska. Several
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McMahon’s millions buy tight win

Aug 11th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Wrestling maven Linda McMahon easily captured the GOP Senate nomination in Connecticut Tuesday, but if she thought free spending in a deep-blue state was the sole path to November success, her results showed that money isn’t everything. McMahon spent $22 million for a come-from-behind convention victory, but still fell just short of
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Ted Stevens, Longest-Serving GOP Senator, Dead

Aug 10th, 2010 | By admin

(CBS) Ted Stevens, the longest-serving Republican senator in U.S. history who lost his seat after a corruption conviction that was later dismissed, was killed Tuesday in a small plane crash in Alaska.…. Read this article Full Text RSS Feeds | WordPress Auto Translator



GOP cash woes threaten fall gains

Aug 6th, 2010 | By politicsnews

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Republican National Committee is entering the fall election season with dire financial problems and, to an unprecedented degree, will be forced to rely upon outside groups to fund activities traditionally paid for by the national party. While embattled RNC Chairman Michael Steele and a top aide sought
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Senate confirms Elena Kagan as 112th justice, fourth-ever woman on US Supreme Court

Aug 5th, 2010 | By usnews

WASHINGTON The Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the Supreme Court. The vote was 63-37 for President Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed retired Justice John Paul Stevens. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP’s earlier story is below. WASHINGTON (AP)
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