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Durbin Admits Smear, Deletes Facebook Post

A couple weeks ago, Dem Majority Whip Sen. Dick Durbin posted an outrageous claim on Facebook that a House GOP leader had told President Obama that he "cannot stand to look at him" during talks on resolving a government shutdown. Even after House GOP Leadership and the White House denied the claim, Durbin used the anecdote in a fundraising email. Acknowledging the event never happened, Durbin quietly deleted his Facebook post on Monday. Oct 29, 2013 9:13 AM PT

Obama to Campaign for McAuliffe

President Obama will stump for Terry McAuliffe, Democrat candidate for Virginia Governor, on Sunday, at a get-out-the-vote rally in Northern Virginia. It is Obama's first campaign appearance for McAuliffe, who has held a slim, but steady, lead in all recent polls. Virginia voters go to the polls next Tuesday. Oct 29, 2013 7:40 AM PT

Barack Obama: The Most Uninformed President in History

I've always thought of Barack Obama as the "Chauncey Gardiner" of American politics. Like Peter Sellers' character in the classic film, "Being There," Obama is an embodiment of outsiders' hopes and dreams for who they think he is. Reality, like the film, shows there isn't really a lot of there, there. Oct 28, 2013 11:34 AM PT

Dem Strategist: 'Party Is F****d'

Ron Fournier, an honest liberal at National Journal, reported Monday that a senior Democrat strategist, with close ties to the White House sent him an email over the weekend. The subject line was "Dem Party Is F****d." The substance of the email was the ongoing failures with ObamaCare. Not the website problems, however. The looming problem for the Democrat party is the actual impact of the program. Oct 28, 2013 10:06 AM PT

VA Gov Race Could Be Referendum on ObamaCare

The National SuperPAC Fight for Tomorrow is releasing a new ad, "ObamaCare Fiasco," putting the program's failed roll-out center stage in the close race for Virginia Governor. Democrat Terry McAuliffe, who holds a small lead in the polls, was a prominent backer of the ObamaCare law and has based his campaign on expanding ObamaCare's Medicaid program in the Commonwealth. The ad will run across Virginia during Game 3 of the World Series on Monday. Oct 27, 2013 7:17 AM PT

Colorado Exchange: 25K for Medicaid, 200 for Private Insurance

Colorado is one of 14 states operating its own ObamaCare exchange for health insurance. As a result, it has had more success enrolling people than the disastrous federal exchange. Still, Colorado's relative "success" reveals a deeper problem with the new health care entitlement. So far, just 226 people have enrolled for private health insurance. At the same time, 25,000 Coloradans will be newly eligible for Medicaid benefits in January. Oct 25, 2013 9:50 AM PT

House GOP Waves Off Immigration Reform

There is increasingly little chance that the House will consider immigration reform before the end of the year. Obama and the Democrats have pivoted from the shutdown fight, pressing their advantage to win approval of amnesty legislation. The aftermath of that fight however and another looming budget battle make that all but impossible this year. Oct 25, 2013 7:23 AM PT

In Final Debate, Cuccinelli Attacks McAuliffe 'Platitudes'

Republican Ken Cuccinelli brought a circumspect, serious tone to his final debate against Democrat Terry McAuliffe. With less than two weeks before voters go to the polls, Cuccinelli tried to paint McAuliffe as a Washington insider who had done nothing for Virginia. “Terry McAuliffe literally did nothing for Virginia or Virginians before deciding to run for governor. Nothing,” Cuccinelli said at the start of the debate. Oct 25, 2013 2:56 AM PT

Sen Portman: Restrict Spending by Leadership PACs

Ohio Senator Rob Portman told a local news affiliate on Wednesday that he felt changes needed to be made to Leadership campaign PACs. Portman's statement comes in the wake explosive allegations detailed in a new book,"Extortion", by Breitbart Senior-Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer. Schweizer's book details how politicians use "Leadership PACs" to afford lavish personal lifestyles. Oct 24, 2013 12:55 PM PT

Exclusive--Poll: VA Gov Race A Toss Up

A new poll, provided exclusively to Breitbart News, finds the Virginia Governor's race a virtual dead-heat, with Democrat Terry McAuliffe leading Republican Ken Cuccinelli 41%-40%. Libertarian Robert Sarvis garners 10% and 9% of likely voters who remain undecided. With less than two weeks to go, the race is a toss-up that will likely be decided by turnout, a critical factor in an off-year election. Oct 24, 2013 7:12 AM PT

GOP Targets House Dems on ObamaCare

The NRCC, the campaign arm of the House Republicans, is launching radio ads on Thursday against 11 vulnerable Democrats on the failure of the ObamaCare rollout. The ad buy, in districts across the country, marks the first time this cycle that Republicans are specifically focusing on ObamaCare. The issue is likely to be a central one in midterm elections in 2014. Oct 24, 2013 5:01 AM PT

Durbin Doubles-Down on Likely Lie

Over the weekend, IL Democrat Sen. Dick Durbin took to Facebook to make the outrageous claim that a House GOP Leader told President Obama, "I cannot stand to look at you" during negotiations on the budget shutdown. Aides to House GOP leaders swiftly rebutted the claim. Their statements were verified by WH Spokesman Jay Carney, who said the alleged exchange "didn't happen." Durbin, nevertheless, is sticking by his story. Oct 24, 2013 4:38 AM PT

Days Later, Democrats Adopt GOP Plan On ObamaCare

Last week, Congress voted to end the government shutdown and lift the debt ceiling overcoming Republican demands to delay the implementation of ObamaCare for one year. On Wednesday, just days after Democrats overcame the GOP demands, Democrat lawmakers are suggesting the government should delay ObamaCare. Yes, the irony is rich. Oct 23, 2013 2:21 PM PT

White House: Durbin Lied About GOP

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, who amazingly is the number 2 Democrat in the Senate, took to his Facebook account over the weekend to make the outrageous claim that a House GOP Leader told President Obama that he "cannot stand to look at" him. On Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney dismissed Durbin's claim, saying the incident "didn't happen." Oct 23, 2013 12:29 PM PT

Durbin: GOP Leader 'Cannot Stand to Look At' Obama

Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, the number 2 Democrat in the Senate, made an outrageous claim on his Facebook page this weekend. The Illinois Democrat claimed that during a recent negotiation over the government shutdown, a House GOP leader told President Obama that "I cannot even stand to look at you." Oct 23, 2013 8:44 AM PT

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