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Drag queen turned anti-gay-marriage Republican loses primary race

In a news story that sounds eerily like a satiric plot line of a drag performance, an anti-gay-marriage political candidate was outted as a former drag queen, provoking the ire…

Michael Grimm’s indictment means GOP loses last NYC rep

With the recent indictment of Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) on more than 20 federal charges, the Republican party has almost lost its last GOP-held seat in New York City. While…

RNC 2014 ‘Campaign Strategy Survey’ exemplifies out-of-touch GOP

In an effort to get the most information possible, I subscribe to both the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention email listservs. Emails from both national parties are…

Brown hopes anti-Obamacare stance will trump carpetbagger charges in New Hampshire

Scott Brown decidedly lost his 2012 Senate race in Massachusetts, but that doesn't mean Republicans don't think he can still win — he'll just have to do it in a…

Iowa GOP candidate says her history ‘castrating hogs’ is proof she can ‘cut pork’

In a bizarre campaign ad appropriately titled "Squeal," a Republican candidate for U.S. senate in Iowa cites her experience castrating hogs as evidence she will cut spending in D.C. “I’m Joni…

Oprah endorses unknown Congressional candidate: The good and bad of celebrity endorsements

Have you heard of Lavern Chatman? No? Neither has most of America. She’s a Democrat running for congress in northern Virginia. Oprah’s political appearances have been relatively rare in recent…

Lack of establishment support for Patrick may mean Van de Putte win in Texas

It's becoming increasingly clear that Sen. Van de Putte has a shot if Patrick the runoff, which would lead to Texas's first divided government in a generation, as Davis will…

After winning CPAC straw poll, Rand Paul talks 2016

Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told Fox News Sunday he was preparing for a 2016 presidential bid, but would officially decide after the midterm elections. Paul easily won the CPAC straw poll…

Don’t let primary losses fool you, the Tea Party still matters in Texas

Search "Texas Tea Party" on Google News, and you'll get several headlines telling you that Tea Party losses in the March 4 Texas Primary signal the party's waning influence in…

Cornyn not ‘too liberal’ for Texas after all

Hey remember when someone (what was his name?) called John Cornyn (R-Texas), the second-most conservative member of the Senate, "too liberal" for Texas? Well, it turns out Texas disagrees.…