Frank James

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The GOP Now Likes Community Organizing (If It Wins Elections)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Yes, Republicans plan to use technology to get out voters in the midterms much like President Obama used it in 2012. But he was Sputnik to their planned moon landing, an official said.


Temporary Fix For Highway Money Is Well-Traveled Road

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

If kicking the can down the road were a competitive sport, the championship trophy would never leave Washington. A short-term fix for highway spending is just the latest contribution.


Georgia Senate GOP Runoff Shows Little Southern Hospitality

Monday, July 14, 2014

The political punches thrown at a GOP debate provided ready-made attacks for Democrat Michelle Nunn's campaign to use against whichever Republican wins the runoff, making her the winner.


Florida Ruling Is A Primer On Redistricting Chicanery

Friday, July 11, 2014

What makes the judge's opinion such fun reading for students of politics is the highlighting of how political operatives tried to avoid leaving fingerprints on the maps.


In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer 'Do-Nothing' Congress

Thursday, July 10, 2014

President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.


Should President Obama Visit The Texas Border?

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

There are plenty of reasons, for and against, a presidential visit to the border. In any case, a visit wouldn't do much to diminish the criticism over the administration's handling of the crisis.


A Senator Turns His Bible Into A Political Tool

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

In his new ad, Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor uses his Bible to respond to an opponent's attack.


In Mississippi, The GOP's Not-So-Civil War Continues

Monday, July 07, 2014

As of Monday, Chris McDaniel, loser in June's Mississippi Republican Senate primary, still questioned Sen. Thad Cochran's victory, despite minuscule evidence of voter fraud.


Red State Democrats Tread Lightly On Hobby Lobby Ruling

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Some Democratic Senate hopefuls have to be more measured than others in their responses to the recent Supreme Court decision.


Another Day, Another Reason For Voters To Loathe Congress

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

At a time when congressional approval ratings are at rock bottom, the House Ethics Committee quietly made it harder to track privately financed trips taken by members of Congress.


Obama's No-Win Immigration Predicament

Monday, June 30, 2014

The president's announcement that he would shift immigration enforcement resources to the Southern border failed to placate anyone.


Stunt Or Not, GOP Lawsuit Against Obama Will Fuel Both Sides

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Both President Obama and congressional Republicans seek to rev up their respective bases in the executive action fight.


Pew's Latest Look At Voters Finds Many Who Defy Party Labels

Thursday, June 26, 2014

"Young Outsiders" are Republican-leaning voters who don't like the GOP. Meanwhile, "Hard-Pressed Skeptics" are Democratic-leaning voters who could vote Republican in significant numbers this year.


New House Leadership Puts Export Bank On Shakier Ground

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Described as either a boost to U.S. jobs and the economy or as "crony capitalism," the Export-Import Bank's future has grown cloudier under new House Majority Rep. Kevin McCarthy.


Will Mississippi's Black Democrats Save A Republican?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Democrats who didn't go to the polls for their own primary can vote in today's runoff for the GOP Senate nomination. That could boost incumbent Thad Cochran — or mobilize support for his challenger.


Hillary Clinton, The Inevitable? Sure Seems Like It

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Clinton's path to the Democratic presidential nomination looks to be wide open, with no one in a position to stop her. Here are three reasons she could take the 2016 contest, if she wants it.


House Republicans' Top Leadership Gets A Red-State Member

Thursday, June 19, 2014

While California Rep. Kevin McCarthy was picked as the new House majority leader, more conservative members got someone closer to their ideological and regional liking for the majority whip position.


Iraq's Meltdown Troubles U.S. Political Waters

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Iraq has a long history of roiling American politics. And that doesn't appear likely to change anytime soon.


Suspect's Capture Doesn't Arrest Benghazi Suspicions

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a key suspect in the deadly 2012 Benghazi attack, did little to change the political polarity of the event.


4 Takeaways From Hillary Clinton's 'Fresh Air' Interview

Friday, June 13, 2014

Rare is the politician who has publicly admitted to holding or changing a position out of political expedience. In that respect, Clinton was no different in her interview with Terry Gross.