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Democrats Attack South Dakota Republican on Immigration

Democrats Attack South Dakota Republican on Immigration

Even Democrats realize that spooky ads on immigration policy are effective, particularly in a fight to defeat Senate Republican Candidate Mike Rounds in South Dakota. A new DSCC ad raises questions about a Chinese loan to a meat packing plant

T Minus 26: GOP Defending Another 'Safe' Senate Seat

T Minus 26: GOP Defending Another 'Safe' Senate Seat

On Wednesday, Senate Democrats announced they were committing $1 million to defeat GOP candidate Mike Rounds in South Dakota. The race to succeed retiring Democrat Sen. Tim Johnson has long been assumed to be an easy pick-up for the Republicans.

GOP Rep: Boehner Lawsuit Waste of Money, Impeach Obama Instead

GOP Rep: Boehner Lawsuit Waste of Money, Impeach Obama Instead

In an interview with Greenville, NC’s 103.7 WTIB’s “Talk of the Town” radio program on Monday, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) dismissed House Speaker John Boehner’s lawsuit against the Obama administration for overstepping the bounds of executive authority as a waste

Democrats Now Too Progressive For South Dakota?

One consequence of Democrats continuing to go Left under Obama as a national party is poised to cost them a Senate seat in a year when they’re fighting to retain control of that same institution. While South Dakota is conservative,

AP: Mississippi Senate Race Biggest of Tuesday's 8 Primaries

AP: Mississippi Senate Race Biggest of Tuesday's 8 Primaries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Strange, unsavory twists in Mississippi’s Senate Republican race are grabbing the most attention of Tuesday’s primary elections in eight states. Sen. Thad Cochran, seeking a seventh six-year term, faces state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who’s backed by tea

Republicans to Grill Fed Nominee Yellen

Republicans to Grill Fed Nominee Yellen

Janet Yellen will face hostile Republicans doubtful of the Federal Reserve’s easy money policies when she appears before senators Thursday to defend her nomination to lead the US central bank. Yellen, chosen by President Barack Obama to replace Ben Bernanke

IL Republican Party Official Resigns After Racist Email Rant

IL Republican Party Official Resigns After Racist Email Rant

Jim Allen, the Republican Party Chairman of Montgomery County, IL, resigned on Thursday after the Republican News Watch website published an email that Allen sent containing racist and disparaging remarks about Erika Harold, a former Miss America and current primary challenger

Dem Senate Campaigns Marred By Internal Tensions

Dem Senate Campaigns Marred By Internal Tensions

(AP) Internal wrangling marks Dems’ Senate campaignsBy BILL BARROW and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated PressATLANTARepublicans aren’t the only ones roiled by internal jostling and recruiting hiccups ahead of next year’s midterm elections. Two top-tier Democratic prospects recently bypassed running for Senate seats

Red State Dems Distancing Themselves From Bloomberg, Gun Control

Red State Dems Distancing Themselves From Bloomberg, Gun Control

As the push to pass gun control legislation hits its peak and individuals like NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg spend millions to sway Senate votes, Democrat Senators in red states are stepping back to say they don’t take marching orders from

AP: SD Sen. Johnson Won't Seek Re-Election

AP: SD Sen. Johnson Won't Seek Re-Election

By THOMAS BEAUMONT and DAVID ESPOAssociated PressSIOUX FALLS, S.D.Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson of South Dakota plans to retire at the end of his term, Democratic officials said Monday _ a departure that gives Republicans a prime opportunity to pick

SD Sen. Johnson May Try to Pass Seat to Son

SD Sen. Johnson May Try to Pass Seat to Son

There is wide speculation that SD Dem Sen. Tim Johnson will retire at the end of his term, rather than seek reelection next year. He continues to suffer physical ailments from a brain hemorrhage he suffered in 2006. His campaign

JPMorgan Dimon Called to Testify to Congress on Trading Losses

JPMorgan Dimon Called to Testify to Congress on Trading Losses

JPMorgan Chase’s embattled chief executive Jamie Dimon will be hauled before Congress on June 7 to explain recent huge trading losses, legislators announced Friday. Dimon will testify before the Senate Banking Committee as committee chair Tim Johnson vowed to “get

RoboGate: Democrats May Be Behind Illegal 'Rush' Robocalls

RoboGate: Democrats May Be Behind Illegal 'Rush' Robocalls

Breitbart.com has learned that phone numbers allegedly used to make potentially millions of illegal robocalls on behalf of a fictitious group called “The Women of the 99 Percent” last week were likely obtained from one of a few private vendors previously

Financial Regulatory Reform: Missing an Obvious Target

Congress and the Administration have now picked their targets for regulatory reform following the long-inflating credit bubble that finally burst in 2008, the aftermath of which still suppresses economic activity here in America as well as the rest of the