Michael Patrick Leahy

Michael Patrick Leahy

Michael Patrick Leahy is a Breitbart News contributor, Editor of Broadside Books’ Voices of the Tea Party e-book series, and author of Covenant of Liberty: The Ideological Origins of the Tea Party Movement.

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'Push Poll' Shows Kansas Senate Race is Tied

A poll conducted by Survey USA for Wichita, Kansas television station KSN released Monday shows incumbent Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) and independent challenger Greg Orman are virtually tied, but the questions that produced the result are fairly suggestive. Sep 9, 2014 7:45 PM PT

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Objecting to Landrieu Candidacy

Louisiana 19th Judicial District Court Judge Wilson Fields "quickly dismissed a lawsuit against US Sen. Mary Landrieu related to her residency that was filed by former US Senate candidate and current Louisiana Rep. Paul Hollis, R-Covington,"on Friday morning. Sep 5, 2014 11:13 AM PT

Lackluster Senate Debate in North Carolina

Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) and Republican challenger Thom Tillis met in a lackluster one hour debate moderated by liberal CBS news personality Norah O'Donnell Wednesday night in North Carolina. The debate failed to move the needle in favor of either candidate. Sep 4, 2014 7:42 PM PT

Mary Landrieu Subpoenaed to Defend Residency Claims in Court

The civil processing department of Louisiana's 19th Judicial District issued two subpoenas Wednesday to Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) compelling her appearance in court on Friday, September 5 in the case of Paul Hollis versus Mary L. Landrieu and Tom Schedler, Louisiana Secretary of State, according to several sources in the 19th Judicial District. Sep 3, 2014 5:03 PM PT

New Judge Assigned in Landrieu Residency Case After Recusal

A source at the Clerk of Courts in Louisiana's 19th Judicial District told Breitbart News on Wednesday that Judge Todd Hernandez, the judge originally assigned to preside over the lawsuit objecting to Senator Mary Landrieu's (D-LA) candidacy on Friday, Paul Hollis versus Mary L. Landrieu and Tom Schedler, Louisiana Secretary of State, has recused himself from the case. According to the source, the case is in the process of being reassigned to Judge Wilson Fields. Sep 3, 2014 11:31 AM PT

Another Legal Challenge to Landrieu's Senate Candidacy in Louisiana

On Friday, the recent political and legal woes of Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) continued when Louisiana State Representative Paul Hollis, a Republican, filed a lawsuit in state court objecting to her candidacy in the November election for a U.S. Senate seat on the grounds that she is not an inhabitant of the state. Aug 31, 2014 3:49 PM PT

Pryor Doubles Down on Bizarre Ebola Attack Ad

On Wednesday, Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) doubled-down on a brazen attack on his Republican opponent, Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR), slamming Cotton for voting against "preparing America for pandemics like Ebola," despite Cotton having voted for the final version of the bill in question. Aug 28, 2014 1:40 PM PT

Poll: Arkansas Senate Race a Dead Heat

A Rasmussen Reports Poll released on Wednesday shows that the Arkansas U.S. Senate race is currently a dead heat. Incumbent Mark Pryor (D-AR) leads Republican challenger, U.S. Representative Tom Cotton (R-AR 4), by a single point, 44% to 43%. Aug 27, 2014 2:59 PM PT


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