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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Grimes Again Refuses to Say If She Voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012

On Monday at a debate held at Lexington, Kentucky television station KET, Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, who hopes to unseat incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), once again refused to say whether or not she voted for President Obama in 2008 and 2012. That's her story, apparently, and she's sticking to it. Oct 13, 2014 9:05 PM PT

Grimes Refuses to Say If She Voted for Obama in 2008 and 2012

In a painfully awkard interview with the editorial board of the Louisville Courier-Journal on Thursday, Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes repeatedly refused to answer questions about whether she voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. Oct 9, 2014 2:46 PM PT

Grimes Field Organizer: 'Islamophobia Is a Huge Issue in the Western World'

Ziya Smallens, the Louisville field organizer who was caught in a video tape released by James O'Keefe on Monday saying "You can't be a statewide politician and condemn coal…You are not going to win," wrote the Muslim world "preaches peace before anything else" in an article about Islam a year before joining the Grimes campaign. Oct 8, 2014 1:41 PM PT

Dallas Pastor Says Ebola Victim's Girlfriend Has Not Left the U.S.

George Mason, senior pastor at Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, said that Louise Troh, the girlfriend of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian Ebola victim currently hospitalized in critical condition at a Dallas hospital, has not been out of the country since coming to the United States more than a decade ago. Oct 6, 2014 8:45 PM PT

New Polls: Orman Continues to Lead Roberts in Kansas Senate Race

A new NBC News/Marist Poll released on Sunday shows that independent Greg Orman leads incumbent Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) by 10 points, 48% to 38% among likely voters in the Kansas U.S. Senate race. 5% backed Libertarian Randall Botson, while 9% were undecided. The poll includes "those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate. " Oct 6, 2014 10:11 AM PT

Democratic Candidate Plagiarized Another Democrat's Plagiarized Jobs Plan

BuzzFeed reported Thursday that Susan Wismer, the Democratic Party's gubernatorial nominee in South Dakota, has been caught plagiarizing from the already plagiarized jobs plan of the party's Wisconsin gubernatorial nominee, Mary Burke. Wismer also plagiarized from the Democratic Party's gubernatorial nominee in Texas, Wendy Davis. Sep 25, 2014 8:27 PM PT

Alison Grimes Cites Agreement with McCain, Graham as Proof She's Not Pro-Amnesty

Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, who is trailing incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the highly competitive Kentucky U.S. Senate race, is claiming in a new television ad that her support for the Gang of Eight "immigration reform" legislation, which McConnell voted against, is "not amnesty." And she's relying on the words of Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to drive that point home in the commercial. Sep 25, 2014 12:50 PM PT

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