2:39 PM, Oct 26, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Democratic senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire couldn't hold back at her debate with Republican challenger Scott Brown. While Brown was giving his closing remarks at a forum in Manchester Sunday, Shaheen interrupted him, eliciting boos from GOP partisans in the crowd.
"She's voting against small business 100 percent of the time, by having a 'zero' rating from the National Federation of Independent Businesses," Brown said, adding that the group had endorsed him.
"A Koch Brothers-funded organization," said a visibly annoyed Shaheen, speaking over the Republican.
Watch the video below:
The race between Shaheen and Brown has tightened in recent weeks, though Shaheen has held a small lead in the last five polls of the race. The Real Clear Politics average of polls gives the Democrat a 2.2-point advantage.
8:08 PM, Oct 21, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Democratic Senate candidate Kay Hagan skipped tonight's debate in North Carolina. Here's video of the debate opening:
As the Republican research firm America Rising points out, Hagan's chair was left empty:
3:41 PM, Sep 16, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Congressman Tom Cotton, the Republican running for Senate in Arkansas, blasts his Democratic opponent, Mark Pryor, for refusing to debate foreign policy issue.
Repeal, now more than ever!8:40 AM, Apr 18, 2014 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
Shortly after the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare, the CBO projected that 9 million people would buy Obamacare-compliant insurance through newly established government-run exchanges. Now, after an enrollment period that his administration expanded by about two months—to more than half a year—President Obama says that 8 million people have “signed up” for (but in many cases haven’t actually bought) insurance through those exchanges.
Apr 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 31 • By THE SCRAPBOOK
Last week the website for the Atlantic ran a highly instructive report about the extent to which the progressive worldview now dominates the university. The most recent conquest: college debate competitions.
Hosted by Michael Graham.5:15 PM, Dec 12, 2013 • By TWS PODCAST
The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with senior writer Stephen F. Hayes on the recent budget fight and how dragging out the debate about the Ryan-Murray budget deal hampers the ability of conservatives to press forward on the failures of Obamacare.
8:51 AM, Oct 23, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
The boss went on national television this morning and said that Republicans should pass a bill that says, "If you like your current health care plan, you can keep it."
He explained that healthy young people are being forced off their current plans and onto Obamacare, despite a central promise of the president during the Obamacare debate that one would be able to keep his insurance under Obamacare.
And here's the full segment:
"You're running against me."11:59 AM, Jun 19, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
News reports from the final debate between Democrat Ed Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez conclude that Gomez, a first-time candidate and self-styled "new kind of Republican," delivered a strong performance.
8:49 AM, Apr 15, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Democratic senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut admitted this morning that "It took me a while to figure out" that belief in gun rights is based on a philosophy:
"Your policies have shut down factories, surged energy costs, and brought economic growth to a standstill."10:51 AM, Feb 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
In a memo sent to fellow Republicans, Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama outlines how he plans to change the terms of the budget debate with Democrats. The memo outlines how the ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee plans to bring the fight directly to Democrats.
2:06 PM, Jan 22, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Senate majority leader Harry Reid reiterated on Tuesday his plan to reform the rules of the Senate to weaken the filibuster and strengthen the majority party's power to move legislative debate forward. The Huffington Post reports:
6:14 PM, Nov 14, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
Mitt Romney’s campaign can effectively be boiled down into two parts. One was his first debate appearance, during which he aggressively attacked President Obama’s abysmal record and vigorously explained and defended his own policy proposals.
10:52 AM, Oct 24, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
Rasmussen Reports, the first polling outfit to release a survey from Ohio taken after the third and final presidential debate, shows that Mitt Romney has now pulled even with President Obama among the state’s likely voters — at 48 percent support apiece. This is the