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Democrats in Arizona want you to vote Libertarian

As this year's election closes in, Democrats in Arizona are scrambling to get a few last minute votes. But the candidate they're trying to get people to vote for might surprise you.

GOP bails on S.C nominee after he calls homosexuals 'gremlins'

A South Carolina Republican vying for a U.S. congressional seat apparently believes gays and lesbians should be kept out of the light, never given any water and most importantly, never fed after midnight; they are "gremlins" after all.

Third party candidates kills chance of Republican Senate takeover

Chicago - The upcoming midterm elections appear to be a slam dunk once again for the long-awaited Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate. It happened twice before, once in 2010 and once again in 2012. In both elections Republicans self-destructed for one reason.

Hard-left TV pundit warns Obama against dictating immigration

Washington - Extreme-left MSNBC political pundit Ed Schultz thinks Pres. Barack Obama could be about to hand the Senate to Republicans by using so-called executive orders to distribute work-permits to millions of illegal immigrants.

Op-Ed: GOP flubs Obama impeachment by fumbling Congress' August recess

In a blow to the Republican drive to impeach President Barack Obama for alleged abuse of the executive order, Republicans in the House of Representatives have failed to pass vital legislation and are calling for Obama to use the...executive order.

Op-Ed: Perry vs. Paul battle could strengthen GOP position in 2016

Republican titans Rand Paul, outspoken libertarian U.S. senator from Kentucky, and Rick Perry, outspoken longtime governor of Texas, are taking potshots at each other. Democrats should beware of the victor coming out stronger for 2016.

Review: Can atheists be Republicans? Not if evidence matters

It is no secret that the Republican Party is the American theocratic party. They always seem to vote Bible first and ignore not only their constituents but also scientific evidence and all reason.

Op-Ed: Koch brothers donate $25 million to United Negro College Fund

Washington - It's difficult to imagine a more priceless photo than one of Senate Leader Harry Reid’s face upon learning that the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers donated $25 million to United Negro College Fund.

Op-Ed: The GOP may be reinventing themselves

The Republican Party is falling apart. On one side, you have the classic conservative majority that has been in power. On the other side, mostly younger Americans who have taken a new spin on conservatism that has everyone wondering about the future.

Facing criticism, Rand Paul starts building campaign network

Stung by criticism from Republican strategists and political observers that he has no national campaign network, backers of presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) say they’re just getting started, and they’ll continue to build their organization.

Sen Rand Paul to sue Obama and NSA over 4th amendment concerns

Libertarian-leaning and likely 2016 presidential contender Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) announced plans on Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama and the NSA over Fourth Amendment violations.

Op-Ed: Obama's minimum wage attempt offers nothing for middle class

Ahead of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight, it might be helpful understand the scope of the mathematics that are being tossed around on the minimum wage question.

Rand Paul: 'There are always perceptions of what is extreme'

With The New York Times and NBC's "Meet The Press" seeking to tether him to his father's Libertarian positions, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) defended his cause and his father alike.

Op-Ed: A Republican's anti-Muslim message latest look at GOP's ugly side

When it comes to politics and to parties with members behaving in shameful ways, the GOP leads the way. Recent examples include an attack on Muslims and a congressman freeloading food yet insisting impoverished school kids should work for lunch.

Obama's 'promise zones' versus Senator Paul's 'freedom zones'

President Obama's "promise zones" very much resemble Senator Rand Paul's ideas on "economic freedom zones" the Republican introduced in Detroit in December. Is imitation flattery, as Paul insists?

In Detroit visit, Senator Rand Paul seeks diversity for the GOP

Detroit - Speaking at the opening of the Republican Party office in Detroit, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) stressed the need for the GOP to infiltrate markets the party has largely ignored.

CNN/IRC poll: It's Clinton and Christie in 2016 White House race

According to the latest CNN / ORC International poll on the possible candidates for the 2016 presidential election, the contest may be between Hillary Clinton and Chris Christie.

Senator Rand Paul: American voters want 'someone like me' in 2016

In an appearance on FOX News Monday night, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) almost announced his bid for the White House, saying Americans want "someone like myself."

Senator Paul knocks Obamacare, Gov Christie in latest comments

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) continued to pursue a fiscally conservative position this week, calling national attention to the costs associated with Obamacare and questioning Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) over Hurricane Sandy relief.

Ron Paul stumps for Cuccinelli, draws on Libertarian themes

Richmond - Headlining at the closing rally of Ken Cuccinelli's gubernatorial bid in Virginia on Monday night, former long-term congressman and presidential contender Ron Paul (R-TX) talked up nullification and Libertarian themes.

Senator Rand Paul on Obamacare: Government is 'inherently inept'

In an interview on ABC's "This Week," Senator Rand Paul was asked to comment on a range of issues - from Edward Snowden's clemency denial to his 2016 presidential aspirations.

Obama approval ratings drop but Republicans fare worse

Washington - A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that President Obama's approval rating has reached a new all-time low. Public frustration and pessimism with the US government continues to grow.

McCain: Glitches in roll-out of Obamacare enrollment a 'fiasco'

Appearing on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) characterized the rollout of the Obamacare enrollment process as a "fiasco."

Senator Paul: It's a 'silly argument' to say a law cannot change

Appearing on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) defended the Republican position, telling viewers that President Obama and his Democratic allies have refused to compromise on Obamacare.

Miley Cyrus sings 'We Did Stop' in SNL government shutdown spoof

SNL's House Speaker John Boehner and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann celebrate the government shutdown in Miley Cyrus-like music video.

Op-Ed: Yet another poll blames GOP for shutdown

Washington - Yet another poll released Thursday shows more Americans blame Republicans for the current US Government shutdown than they do President Obama or the Democrats.

Op-Ed: GOP splits grow ugly with shutdown damage

Washington - The entire US is howling at the government shutdown, and the verdict is unanimous: The Republicans are responsible. Specifically, the Tea Party faction are responsible. The divide between the “Republicans” and the Tea Party has never been so obvious.

Op-Ed: Poll contains bad, worse and horrible news for GOP

Washington - A poll released Tuesday morning, hours after the federal government in the US shut down because of the Republican party's unwillingness to pass a clean continuing resolution to fund the government, contains terrible news for the GOP.

House Republicans to propose one year delay of Obamacare

Washington - The Republican party proposal for delaying President Obama's healthcare law could lead on Monday to the first governmental shutdown in 17 years.

Obama: Republicans 'trying to mess with me' with budget bill

After House Republicans passed a bill that continued to fund the government while defunding Obamacare, President Obama characterized the GOP as a body that is "trying to mess with me."
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