Democrat's War on Women Focuses on Joni Ernst

Democrats talk a good game when it comes to women’s issues … until one dares to run for office with an “R” for Republican after her name. As Time points out regarding their attacks on Joni Ernst, Democrats are “trying

Braley Blowing It In Iowa

Democrat Bruce Braley started out with a solid lead, 6 – 12 depending upon the poll. At the beginning of the year the conventional wisdom was that he was a stellar candidate in all but a can’t lose position.  That’s

Cook Moves Iowa to Toss-Up

The Cook Political Report has moved the Iowa Senate race pitting Republican Joni Ernst against liberal Democrat Bruce Braley to the Toss Up category. With Tom Harkin retiring, Republicans appear to be united behind a surging Ernst, while Braley has

Senate Hopeful Joni Ernst Attacks Liberals in GOP Weekly Address

In this weekly Republican address, Iowa Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Joni Ernst offers a scathing critique of liberalism. Ernst, who is running against Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley to fill retiring Sen. Tom Harkin’s (D-IA) seat said, “The problem with

Senate Hopeful Joni Ernst Attacks Liberals in GOP Weekly Address

Crossroads Books $20M in TV Ads for 6 Senate Races

WASHINGTON (AP) — High-dollar donors’ favorite political machine on Tuesday began booking another $20 million in television air time for an autumn advertising blitz aimed at tipping six Senate seats into Republican hands. The Karl Rove-backed American Crossroads super PAC

Fear of Voting Grips Senate Democratic Chiefs

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the chamber’s modest productivity this election season to a near halt. With control of the Senate at risk in November, leaders are going to remarkable

Fear of Voting Grips Senate Democratic Chiefs

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

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

Poll: Joni Ernst Opens Up 18-Pt Lead in Iowa

Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has opened up an 18-point lead and is on pace to win the nomination on Tuesday, according to the results of a Des Moines Register poll three days before the primary. Ernst, who has been

Poll: Joni Ernst Opens Up 18-Pt Lead in Iowa

Obama Offers Julian Castro Cabinet Position to Groom Him for 2016?

President Barack Obama may have offered San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro a cabinet position in his administration, potentially grooming him to become Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential nominee should she run and win the 2016 nomination.  According to the San Antonio

Obama Offers Julian Castro Cabinet Position to Groom Him for 2016?

Palin's Pick Ernst 'Unloads' Her Gun on ObamaCare

Former Gov. Sarah Palin’s (R-AK) pick, Iowa Senate candidate and State Sen. Joni Ernst, in the race to replace Tom Harkin (D-IA) released a new ad set at a gun range with the tagline “once she sets her sights on

Palin's Pick Ernst 'Unloads' Her Gun on ObamaCare

Two Weeks in Cuba: International Vultures Thrive on Weakness

“On [Jimmy Carter’s] watch, Fidel Castro was on the march in Africa and fueling potent Marxist revolutionary groups throughout Central America. El Salvador and Honduras were under siege. Grenada actually went Communist in 1979. Nicaragua was taken over by Marxist

Two Weeks in Cuba: International Vultures Thrive on Weakness

Sen. Marco Rubio on Cuba, Venezuela and the Death of Genesis Carmona

Monday Senator Marco Rubio delivered a blockbuster speech on political repression in Cuba and Venezuela which touched on recent events including the death of 22-year-old Genesis Carmona. The speech makes him the most outspoken U.S. politician on the subject of

Dem Casualty List Grows

Each week, it seems another Democrat lawmaker announces their retirement from Congress. On Thursday, Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) joined the growing list. It is only January, but 11 Democrat lawmakers have said they are quitting at the end of this

Dem Casualty List Grows

Liberal Dems Pushing 2016 Candidates Further Left

Far-left Democrats who think President Barack Obama–and his Obamacare law–have not been liberal enough may push Democrats running for president in 2016 so far to the left that their chances in a general election may be hurt.  The Washington Post

Liberal Dems Pushing 2016 Candidates Further Left

ObamaCare Puts IA, CO, MI Senate Seats Into Play

For the past year, most political observers have focused on Republican opportunities to capture Senate seats in red-states like Louisiana and Arkansas. The GOP had a plausible, but narrow, path to capture enough of these seats to win control of

ObamaCare Puts IA, CO, MI Senate Seats Into Play

Young People Avoiding Obamacare Could Be 'Death Spiral' for Law

Democrat Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland addressed top Obamacare administrator Marilyn Tavenner on Tuesday and bewailed the defective healthcare enrollment process. The Senator stated that the mishandling has created a “crisis of confidence.” What’s more, the senator worries that young and healthy Americans

Young People Avoiding Obamacare Could Be 'Death Spiral' for Law

Senate Democrats Supported Rule That Led to Insurance Cancellations

Washington (CNN) – Senate Democrats voted unanimously three years ago to support the Obamacare rule that is largely responsible for some of the health insurance cancellation letters that are going out. In September 2010, Senate Republicans brought a resolution to

Senate Democrats Supported Rule That Led to Insurance Cancellations

Sen. Harkin (D-Iowa) Invokes Civil War Over Debt Fight

Iowa Democrat Tom Harkin is so upset it might not be business as usual in Washington he’s making ridiculous comparisons to the Civil War. It’s dangerous. It’s very dangerous. I believe, Mr. President, we are at one of the most

Sen. Harkin (D-Iowa) Invokes Civil War Over Debt Fight

Obama to sign student loan deal

(AP) Obama to sign student loan dealBy PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated PressWASHINGTONStudents heading back to college this fall will save thousands in interest charges on their loans after they graduate once President Barack Obama signs into law a rare bipartisan compromise. The

Obama to sign student loan deal

Senators Demand Answers of Clapper on NSA Domestic Surveillance

A bipartisan group of Senators sent a letter yesterday to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper asking for answers about domestic surveillance programs.   Of particular concern was “business records” provision of the PATRIOT Act being reinterpreted to “allow the

Pelosi: Raise Minimum Wage to $10

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday stated that she wants Congress to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.  Pelosi posited that since Wall Street is riding high, the middle-class needs to be rewarded with pay hikes: This

Pelosi: Raise Minimum Wage to $10

How Do You Like the Sound Of 'Senator Steve King'?

The congressman told me he was “fifty-fifty” on a potential senate bid in 2014, filling the seat of out-going Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA).   If King were to win that seat, can you imagine a better upgrade for our nation?

How Do You Like the Sound Of 'Senator Steve King'?

Tea Party Favorite Steve King '50/50' On Senate Bid

Tea party favorite and veteran Iowa congressman Steve King says he is “fifty-fifty” on whether he will run for the senate seat vacated by retiring Tom Harkin.   King appeared on Mornings on the Mall on WMAL-FM in Washington DC

Tea Party Favorite Steve King '50/50' On Senate Bid