GOP governors' group will spend less in Wisconsin than Michigan.
2:05 PM, Oct 24, 2014 • By STEPHEN F. HAYES AND JOHN MCCORMACK
Yesterday, we asked: Does Chris Christie have Scott Walker’s back?
Our answer, based on multiple conversations with Republicans in Washington and Wisconsin, was basically “yes.”
We’re less sure today.
Hosted by Michael Graham.1:00 PM, Oct 24, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST
The WEEKLY STANDARD podcast with editor William Kristol on the 2014 elections and the GOP's chances to retake the Senate.
The Democrats’ three big weapons: money, money, money.Nov 3, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 08 • By FRED BARNES
Democratic senator Kay Hagan of North Carolina was pounded last winter and spring in TV ads by conservative groups for having voted for Obamacare and echoed President Obama’s false claim that people could keep their current health insurance. “They had her on the ropes,” says Marc Rotterman, a Republican consultant in North Carolina.
Cable comes next.12:00 AM, Oct 25, 2014 • By IRWIN M. STELZER
No longer do innovators style themselves “entrepreneurs.” Too French-effete sounding. Nor do these creators call themselves “capitalists.” Too likely to displease liberal friends who associate that label with exploitation of someone or other. Today’s innovator class prefers “disrupter.” Nothing effete about that word, which evokes visions of tough-guy actors such as Clint Eastwood and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
3:16 PM, Oct 24, 2014 • By ELI LEHRER
As any visitor to New York City discovers, the Big Apple isn’t the best place to get a hotel room. Rates top $300 per night, the highest in the country, and supply is quite limited.
1:29 PM, Oct 24, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Democrat Vincent Sheheen of South Carolina referred to his Republican opponent, sitting governor Nikki Haley, as a "whore" in an apparent slip of the tongue during a recent campaign rally.
"We are going to escort whore out the door," said Sheheen at a Thursday night event in Florence. The Democrat immediately recognizes his mistake and corrects himself. "We're going to escort her out the door," he says, smiling.
Watch the video below:
1:08 PM, Oct 24, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Senate candidate Greg Orman of Kansas has been accused by Republicans as a Democrat-in-Independent's clothing, which explains why Orman is surrounding himself with Republicans in the final days of his campaign against GOP incumbent Pat Roberts. Here's a report from the Lawrence Journal-World:
12:46 PM, Oct 24, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
The White House announced that President Obama will meet with Nina Pham, the Texas nurse who just recovered from Ebola, later today:
12:06 PM, Oct 24, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
With less than two weeks to Election Day, the Democrats are bringing out Gloria Steinem to help rally their troops.
"The outcome of this election will be determined by one factor," Steinem writes to email recipients of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, "Women."
'May have stopped and gone to a restaurant along the way.'8:34 AM, Oct 24, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Dr. Mary T. Bassett, commissioner of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, claimed in a press conference last night that the latest Ebola patient had self-isolated since returning from Africa. Later, she admitted that in fact the patient had spent a lot of time in public and with other people:
7:45 AM, Oct 24, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Sergeant at Arms Kevin Vickers was given a standing ovation in Canada's Parliament yesterday for allegedly killing the invading terrorist the day before. Watch the moving ovation here:
The case for a major new U.S. military base.Nov 3, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 08 • By JONATHAN FOREMAN
It is not clear at the time of writing if Turkey will or will not allow the United States to use the NATO air base at Incirlik for airstrikes against ISIS forces in Syria and Iraq. On October 13, national security adviser Susan Rice announced that Turkey had finally agreed to the use of the base, only to be contradicted the very next day by Turkey’s foreign minister. A subsequent press report claimed that the Turks were allowing their American allies to fly reconnaissance drones from Incirlik but no manned aircraft.
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