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Larry Clifton

Digital Journalist based in Tampa Bay area, Florida, United States. Joined on Sep 8, 2008
Expertise in Health, Politics, Government



Op-Ed: Top Democrat finally admits Obamacare was mistake

New York - Sen. Chuck Schumer, third-most powerful Democrat in the new Senate minority party, finally came clean on his role in passing Obamacare during a speech on Tuesday.

Polls increasingly favor Republicans on election eve

Washington - After a long brutal 2014 election season, the only poll that really counts takes place tomorrow. Voters will determine whether the Republican or Democratic party sets the political agenda in coming years.

Nate Silver: 90 percent chance Tom Cotton wins Arkansas

Little Rock - For loyal foot soldiers of Arkansas’ Democratic Party, the latest forecast by election forecaster Nate Silver, on Friday, is not good news. Indeed, it is hard to imagine a worse prediction for the political fortunes of Democrat Sen. Mark Pryor.

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: Poll — Democrats losing youth vote to Republican Party

Washington - The Democratic Party has achieved the seemingly impossible and President Barack Obama, Senate leader Harry Reid and former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deserve a lot of credit.

Another poll filled with bad news for Democrats

Washington - The U.S. electorate may have lost faith in the Democratic Party, most particularly in its leader, Pres. Barack H. Obama. A new national poll shows Democrats are in dire straights, and likely in for a drubbing in elections that are only a week away.

Poll: Republicans have momentum; Democrats languish

Washington - Nine days before elections, an NBC news/Marist poll out Sunday shows Republicans have momentum. In South Dakota, where Democrats hoped Rick Weiland would overcome Senate candidate Republican Mike Rounds, Rounds has opened a double-digit lead, 43-to-29.

Republican Charlie Baker leads Martha Coakley by 9 points

Boston - Massachusetts Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker is nine points ahead in Massachusetts. After visits last week by former Pres. Bill Clinton and Michelle Obama, Democrat Martha Coakley is in trouble.

Op-Ed: Massachusetts awards Chinese $566.6 million contract

Boston - While the Obama administration scrambles to block U.S. companies from headquartering abroad to save in taxes, the state of Massachusetts just granted a $566.6 million subway contract to a Chinese company.

Coalition weapons drop may have been recovered by ISIS

Islamic State fighters Near the Syria/Iraq border may have seized a cache of weapons dropped by U.S.- led coalition forces meant for Kurdish militiamen.

Radicalized militant attacks Canadian soldiers, kills one

Quebec - *updated 9 a.m. 10/22* Monday, two Canadian soldiers were ran down, and one killed, by a car driven by a radicalized militant. Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney labelled the attack a "terrible act of violence against our country."

Op-Ed: Feminist Tina Brown says Obama making women feel 'unsafe'

Washington - Tina Brown, leading American feminist, founder and former editor of the Daily Beast and former editor for Newsweek, who currently heads up Tina Brown Live Media, slammed Pres. Barack Obama Monday on the MSNBC “Morning Joe” program.

Op-Ed: Most watched projection models show Republicans winning Senate

Washington - U.S. Pres. Barack Obama couldn't even hold the attention of those in attendance as he campaigned for Maryland Gubernatorial Democrat candidate Lt. Governor Anthony Brown at an Early Vote Rally at Dr. Henry Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, Md.

VP Joe Biden's son booted from Navy over cocaine

Washington - It was one of the best-kept secrets inside the Washington DC Beltway. Reports surfaced Thursday that VP Joe Biden’s 44-year-old son, Hunter Biden, who joined the Navy reserves in 2013, has been discharged after testing positive for cocaine.

Michael Dukakis testifies for friend of Boston Marathon bomber

Boston - Two-time Massachusetts governor and 1988 Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis testified Thursday in defense of Robel Phillipos, a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Poll: Republican Cory Gardner leads Sen. Mark Udall by 4 points

Denver - Just 20 days before voters decide which political party will control the U.S. Senate, Republican Cory Gardner leads Colorado’s incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Udall by four points, according to a new CNN/ORC poll published Wednesday.

Op-Ed: Democrats stop running TV ads for Alison Lundergan-Grimes

Washington - When do 2014 Democratic Senate candidates realize the Democratic Party has pulled the rug out from under them? Alison Lundergan-Grimes might say when the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) stops running TV ads on her behalf.

Lundergan-Grimes refuses to say who she voted for, again

Washington - Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Kentucky Democrat hoping to unseat Republican Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell, wouldn't answer a simple question during their Monday night debate. Her non-response went viral.

Democrats join Republicans calling for Ebola flight bans

Washington - U.S. Pres. Barack Obama has steadfastly refused to ban flights from Ebola ravaged countries in Africa in spite of Americans' growing fears that the contagious and deadly disease could spread across the country.

Huge NYT/CBS News/YouGov poll boosts Republicans

Washington - With midterm elections bearing down, most polls continue to suggest Republicans will maintain control of the House of Representatives and take control of the U.S. Senate.
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