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Jeb latest Bush to launch US presidential bid

Washington - Jeb Bush, son to one former US president and brother to another, threw his hat into the ring for the 2016 race Tuesday, announcing he was laying the groundwork for a campaign.

Jeb Bush, eyeing presidential run, to release emails

Washington - vJeb Bush, a son and brother of US presidents, says he plans to release an ebook and his emails from his Florida governorship, in the strongest indication yet he may throw his hat in the 2016 White House race.Bush -- son of George H.W.

Republicans surrender on another issue: Environment

Republicans had been leaders on conservation and the environment for more than 100 years, since Teddy Roosevelt was president.

Op-Ed: U.S. economy booming a month after Obama party defeated

Denver - A month after America effectively rejected President Barack Obama’s party the nation’s economy was reported stronger Friday than it has been since the late 1990s.

NJ Governor Chris Christie vetoes pig gestation crate ban Special

Trenton - Chris Christie, New Jersey's Republican governor, has vetoed a bill that would have banned gestation crates, which severely harm the mobility and sanity of pregnant pigs.

Op-Ed: D.C. pols focus on public goals would go far to rebuild trust

Washington D.c. - Outgoing Washington Mayor Vincent Gray is likely to spend his remaining few months in office focused more on his mounting legal troubles, than any lame duck initiatives he may have planned for the city.

Obama congratulates Republicans on 'good night'

Washington - US President Barack Obama congratulated his Republican opponents Wednesday on their midterm election victory and promised to work constructively with them in Congress for the next two years.

Op-Ed: Gone President — U.S. rejects party that helped it

Denver - Following a script that might have been written by Gillian Flynn’s “Amazing Amy,” the nation has rejected the party that brought it out of the depression and wars initiated by the Republican Party.

Republicans control D.C. as close election races break for GOP

The 2014 midterm election was a one-sided affair, as Republicans seized control Tuesday night of the United States Senate and now control both chambers in Congress for the first time since 2006.

Op-Ed: Mile High City re-elects Colorado governor

Denver - Perhaps no state demonstrates how the nation ignored the facts in handing power back to the GOP more than Colorado. Democrat Gov. John Hickenlooper won by pushing his party.

Romney defends Perdue from 2012-style outsourcing attacks

The midterm elections are currently in fever pitch and control of the Unites States Senate is resting in the balance. This means that the gloves are off in all of the races, and especially in the high profile elections involving notable candidates.

Op-Ed: Colorado Sen. Mark Udall's war-on-women campaign implodes

Denver - Colorado’s Democrat incumbent Sen. Mark Udall's war-on-women campaign - that continues to insist amiable Republican opponent Cory Gardner is actually J.R. Ewing reincarnated - isn't working.

Op-Ed: Are pollsters out of touch?

Denver - Polls, sales and collectors are being hurt by people getting off the grid. When cell phones first came out in large numbers, users did not have to worry about unwanted phone calls. That has all changed.

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.

Op-Ed: Me-too journalism challenges credibility

New York - In recent weeks the public has been bombarded with false reports carried as the lead stories on respected journalism venues. The claimed release of 200 kidnapped Nigerian girls was one.

Op-Ed: Five things wrong with Sen. Ted Cruz' Ten-Point Plan for Congress

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has announced his GOP plan for Congress starting in 2015, outlining what should be done if Republicans regain the Senate. Unfortunately, he's half wrong.

Mitt Romney keeps using this 'Dumb and Dumber' line to explain whether he'll run again

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney again refused to flatly say he would not run for president again in 2016 — as more and more momentum begins to build for a potential third run.

Wisc. Republican drops out of race over racist, homophobic tweets

Janesville - A Republican candidate for the Wisconsin state assembly has withdrawn from his race over racist and homophobic social media posts.

Arizona Republican vice chairman calls for sterilizing poor women

Phoenix - The vice chairman of the Arizona Republican Party has resigned after advocating the forced sterilization of female welfare recipients on his weekly radio program.

Op-Ed: Republican poll of women: 'Barely receptive' to GOP policies

Washington - Politico broke a story yesterday that concludes female voters view the Republican Party as "intolerant," "lacking in compassion" and "stuck in the past." The poll was commissioned by Republican Super PACs: Crossroads GPS and American Action.

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.

Florida Republican congresswoman condemns Hamas

A Republican US congresswoman known for her staunch support for Cuban exile terrorists has drafted a resolution condemning the Palestinian militant resistance group Hamas for allegedly using human shields in its asymmetrical warfare against Israel.

Op-Ed: Republicans want to give women the right to buy birth control

This week Republicans introduced a rather useless bill to answer the Democrat’s response on the highly unpopular Hobby Lobby decision passed down by the Supreme Court earlier this month.

Op-Ed: Will 2016 be 1940 Part II? GOP angry over executive orders

President Barack Obama is challenging congressional Republicans to craft meaningful legislation rather than simply try to oppose him. Will 2016 be a redux of the 1940 presidential election?

Michelle Obama fights GOP on school lunch rules

Washington D.c. - Michelle Obama, first lady of the United States, is usually apolitical. But she has come out fighting against a GOP House effort to weaken part of her anti-childhood obesity campaign.

South Dakota calls for impeachment of president

Sioux Falls - Republicans at the GOP convention in Rapid City, North Dakota on Saturday voted 191-176 in favor of a resolution impeaching President Barack Obama because they claim Obama "violated his oath of office in numerous ways."

Oklahoma GOP candidate: Let cities decide whether to execute gays

Oklahoma City - A Tea Party Republican candidate for Oklahoma's House of Representatives believes that gays should be stoned to death, but wants to leave the issue up to local communities to decide because he's "largely libertarian."

Indiana GOP candidate: Nobody has guts to let poor wither and die

Valparaiso - A Republican candidate for the Indiana House of Representatives is defending a controversial Facebook comment about poor people in which he lamented that "no one has the guts to just let them wither and die."

Texas Republicans push 'reparative therapy' to 'heal' gays

Fort Worth - The proposed platform of the Texas Republican party would endorse so-called 'reparative therapy' to "heal" gays and lesbians, a discredited 'treatment' that has been banned in two states because of the harm and indignity it can inflict.

Republicans slowly embracing marijuana

For years the U.S. House has been turning down proposals dealing with marijuana but this week that all changed when the House approved a new measure.
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