|4:49 PM, Mar 14, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Scott Brown is officially exploring a run for U.S. Senate from the state of New Hampshire, he announced today. "I’m going to stop complaining and get involved again. So I am announcing that I have formed an exploratory committee to prepare a campaign for the U.S. Senate," Brown will say at a New Hampshire Republican gathering, according to prepared remarks sent out by his explorator committee.
3:28 PM, Mar 14, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
Expectations unexpectedly fell with is something many have come to expect … if you know what we mean.
2:35 PM, Mar 14, 2014 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
Politicians out of power like to promise the moon and the stars to voters. They make contracts and pledges to America. Some vow to make the oceans recede and usher in a new era of hope and change. Others merely claim they have the power to make D.C. listen. But you don’t hear any grand promises coming from Mitch McConnell, the Senate minority leader who hopes to become majority leader if the 2014 elections go the GOP's way. He just wants to put some points on the board.
11:25 AM, Mar 14, 2014 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
In the latest issue of THE WEEKLY STANDARD, which went online early this morning, I have an article about the Nebraska Senate race. In a nutshell, the National Republican Senatorial Committee is trying to give a boost to one of the candidates due to some disagreements with outside conservative groups. This is problematic because there are two solid candidates in the race and it's an open primary -- and voters tend to resent meddling by the national party.
11:03 AM, Mar 14, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
White House spin doctors and a sea of lawyers have somehow managed to schedule a presidential appearance:
… at two super PAC events this election cycle to help support Democratic candidates.
But it does not qualify as political fund raising! As the Huffington Post reports:
10:42 AM, Mar 14, 2014 • By MARIA SANTOS
Daniel Gade lost his right leg in Iraq. But Gade, an assistant professor of political science at the U.S. Military Academy, does not consider himself disabled. Instead, he uses himself as an example of how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs often inaccurately assesses disability.
9:17 AM, Mar 14, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
President Obama is warning Americans that they might have to change doctors because of Obamacare:
Michelle Obama: 'We Nag You Because We Love You.'7:21 AM, Mar 14, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
The mothers of celebrities Jonah Hill, Adam Levine, Jennifer Lopez, and Alicia Keys star in a new web ad to promote Obamacare:
7:03 AM, Mar 14, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
The Obama administration has been under heavy criticism from foes and even some friends for selective enforcement of laws. Executive orders and executive actions have contradicted, delayed, or otherwise modified laws regarding same-sex marriage, immigration, and, most controversial in the last several months, the Affordable Care Act.
5:07 PM, Mar 13, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
House Speaker John Boehner marked Pope Francis’ first anniversary Thursday by extending an open invitation to him to address a joint meeting of Congress.
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