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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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John Boehner targets GOP opponents after staying as Speaker

John Boehner was his third term as Speaker of the House late Tuesday after losing 25 GOP votes. The Ohio Republican moved quickly to target Florida Reps. Daniel Webster and Richard Nugent, removing them from the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Keystone Pipeline vote fails in Senate by one vote, Mary Landrieu snubbed

Senate Democrats stopped the Keystone XL pipeline legislation by just one vote, ending the latest battle between House Republicans and the White House. Senator Mary Landrieu, Democrat of Louisiana, who is facing More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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Chris Matthews: still calling Joni Ernst ‘the castrator’ in GOP’s ‘clown car’

Caricature by donkeyhotey MSNBC host Chris Matthews continued his name calling and vitriol to his political adversaries, now calling Joni Ernst the “castrator” and mocking her stance on guns. While hosting Eugene More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 14th, 2014
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President Obama cornered on Keystone Pipeline, Dem Mary Landrieu calls for vote

Democrats may still be reeling from the midterm election results and now President Obama will face immediate pressure to move ahead on the Keystone Pipeline. Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu sees the writing on the More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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Ted Cruz: End of ‘Obama lawlessness’ praises GOP, Greg Abbott, but not Mitch McConnell

Sen. Ted Cruz praised the Republican Senate takeover Tuesday night, but would not verbally endorsed Sen. Mitch McConnell, the likely candidate to lead the new majority. The Texas Republican declined to say whether More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
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GOP take control of US Senate, Republicans now have majority in Congress

The Democrats witnessed their control of the Senate torn away Tuesday night as election result after election result had the same message – the Republicans will now control the Senate. Big wins in Colorado, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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CNN Reports the truth on who’s buying elections: Tom Steyer, Michael Bloomberg

The media loves to tout the “evil” Koch Brothers and how they are buying elections for Republicans. Now a new CNN article paints a different picture for the most expensive midterm in history. photo donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Jimmy Williams on MSNBC: ‘Old white people’ will die and Democrats can get a chance

Liberal MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams said the “old white people” in the South who vote Republican are “going to die someday” and hopefully usher in a new era of Democratic rule in the region. Host Krystal More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, November 1st, 2014
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Justin Amash sees America leaning more libertarian, hopes Congress will see shift

Michigan Rep. Justin Amash is set to return to Congress after Tuesday, winning his district. Reason magazine quotes the libertarian leaning Republican as he noted that’s the direction America is moving and More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Michigan Gov. race: Rich Snyder, Mark Schauer essentially tied, both claim momentum

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer are nearly tied, just a week after the same poll indicated Snyder had a noticable lead. The EPIC-MRA survey of 600 likely voters suggests that 45 More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Background checks, rifle bans and proposed gun laws would not have stopped Washington school shooting

The new IB Times article begins “Washington state voters are supporting stricter background checks on gun sales in the wake of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting last week” as support appears More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Florida Amendment 2, legalizing medical marijuana projected to fail

The constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana in Florida is proving to be less popular than projected by supporters who claimed that amendment would find broad support, crossing political, racial and More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Ann Romney fires back at Dem Vincent Sheheen for ‘whore’ slip up at Nikki Haley event

Ann Romney, the wife of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, condemned South Carolina Democratic candidate after he mistakenly called her a “whore” and then laughed with the audience. photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Democrat robocalls for Ed Jany set to sabotage Lucas Overby against David Jolly

The 13th Congressional District race in Florida is heating up in a bizarre fashion. David Jolly has been endorsed by both big Tampa Bay-Pinellas newspapers, in large part because he’s pro-gay marriage and More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Why April Griffin needs to stay on Hillsborough County school board

The District 6 Hillsborough County School Board seat has been occupied by April Griffin for over seven years and, in my humble opinion, she needs your vote to stay there. During comments published by Creative Loafing, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Florida Elections 2014: Group 34 Robert Bauman vs Missy Polo

TBO.com accuarately began their coverage of the race between Robert Bauman and Missy Polo for the Circuit Judge seat with “Because they’re not allowed to talk about much of substance, including how they’d More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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President Obama in Maryland: Crowd walks out during speech

In a bizarre turn of events, crowds of people left during President Obama’s speech in Upper Marlboro, Md, a predominantly Black area in support of a candidate for lieutenant governor. A tweet from the event More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Charlie Crist, Rick Scott campaigns battle over the ‘fan’ regularly

The bizarre reaction over the fan at the Florida gubernatorial debate Wednesday night and the subsequent #fangate hashtag has done little more than distract from the actual debate and issues in Florida. The former More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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New Gallup survey: Economy, jobs are top issues for votes, GOP getting the edge

A pair of new surveys from Gallup show what’s important for voters and who they feel may have the edge heading into the 2014 midterm elections. “The Republicans in Congress hold significant leads over More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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New Poll: Rick Scott, Charlie Crist ‘tied,’ Adrian Wyllie still excluded from debate

The “GOP leaning” 0ptimus firm released their latest Florida governor’s race poll and it was likely great news for Libertarian Adrian Wyllie, yet didn’t yield the results his campaign was More...


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