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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
You're looking less mouthy these days,” an elderly woman told Gingrich when he was signing books in Manchester, New Hampshire.
"You're right,” he said. “I'm working on that.”
Monday, December 12, 2011
After taking a week off to campaign and fundraise elsewhere, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney returned on Sunday to New Hampshire, the only early state where he still holds his lead over former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Friday, December 09, 2011
It’s A Free Country got a hold of a rare copy of Gingrich’s history dissertation – on the Belgian Congo. The work contains the seeds of the philosophy that has defined his political career – that a single leader with a big idea can shape the course of civilization.
Monday, December 05, 2011
Former presidential candidate Herman Cain will reportedly endorse Newt Gingrich’s bid for the presidency today, underscoring the thrust of momentum the former Speaker has picked up with Cain’s exit.
Thursday, December 01, 2011
Less than three weeks after a 60 Minutes piece focused the spotlight on insider trading in Congress and the loopholes that allow members of Congress to invest based on non-public information they glean while doing their jobs, a new bill sponsored by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is gaining traction.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
After an afternoon of events in a blue-collar corner of Pennsylvania, President Barack Obama will be in Manhattan Wednesday evening to court well-heeled supporters at three private fundraisers.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Republican challenger targets incumbent's link to Bloomberg and "New York liberals." A fundraiser for Mitt Romney is disrupted by dressed-up Occupy Tampa protesters. Former presidential campaign strategist Howard Wolfson explains his move from Washington to local government.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Occupy Wall Street will protest a high-dollar Obama fundraiser in Manhattan this week. A look at retirement and redistricting: Rep. Barney Frank in 2011 and Rep. Tom DeLay in 2006. And while Republicans campaign on Obama's "job-killing regulations," NPR stops to look at exactly how a White House office has been treating regulations, and finds Obama's doing more tweaking than Bush did.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Are the protests on November 17 going to ratchet up the civil disobedience to show that eviction hasn’t weakened protesters’ resolve, or an opportunity to demonstrate a broad post-encampment solidarity across the country? Depends on whom you ask.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
A week after the repeal win for collective bargaining in Ohio, Democrats and unions start collecting signatures in a recall effort against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, and Republicans and county governments are in court in South Carolina over who's responsible for covering the costs of the presidential primary in January.
Friday, November 11, 2011
After labor unions won big in Ohio this week with a vote to reject limits on collective bargaining, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called it “the road map for Democrats” to win in 2012.
But after a bruising couple of years, and the emergence of Occupy Wall Street, some union leaders in New York are reexamining that message — and reconsidering that starkly partisan approach.
Tuesday, November 08, 2011
Monday, November 07, 2011
Another woman colleague has accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of making unwanted sexual advances. Sharon Bialek is the first to publicly come forward and describe an incident in detail.
Thursday, November 03, 2011
It's a bit of a sleeper election this November, with just two states electing governors, but there are a number of major political victories up for grabs lower down on the ballot. In Ohio and Mississippi in particular, voters will weigh in directly on issues that could frame debate — and decisively shape turnout — for the presidential elections come 2012.
Wednesday, November 02, 2011
The reality is that right now, the president of the United States does not hold nearly as much power with respect to where we go in the next ten years than the twelve members of the supercommittee do.
Monday, October 31, 2011
Obama "Transparent" About Bundlers: After the New York Times reported last week that donors with clear ties to lobbying are among President Obama campaign donation bundlers — in violation of the spirit of the president's pledge not to take money from lobbyists — Obama campaign strategist argued that ...
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Occupy Albany protesters are gathering in the state capitol to call for an extension to the so-called millionaire's tax. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver also supports re-upping the tax, but stopped short of embracing the protesters.
"I don't consider them political allies," Speaker Silver said at a press conference at his Manhattan office on Thursday. "I think they make a point. Clearly they highlight a point of frustration among Americans."
Thursday, October 27, 2011
At Occupy Wall Street, between signs about demanding more regulations for banks and less money in politics, another common refrain has focused on the massive student debt load facing young people entering the workforce.
President Obama picked up on that theme and announced a series of student loan reforms before a crowd of Denver students on Wednesday. But at Zuccotti Park, the reaction of Occupy protesters was much more muted – and cynical.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Changes to voting laws are up to voters in Mississippi, Washington, and Maine on November 8. Big Democratic donors appear to be snubbing Super PACs so far. And John Edwards argues the criminal charges against him will cause campaign finance chaos.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
A campaign finance 'mill' in Florida, where four Super PACS and 19 PACs have registered their address, Palo Alto Online breaks down the various ways the president's reelection campaign is trying to pull in some Bay Area dollars, and the Bloomberg trial brings up a sordid campaign finance debacle. Here's our look at the details that can change everything.