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A Republican Senate Majority Will Have Its Limits

Ed Rogers, Wash PostMy able colleague and Democratic friend Carter Eskew made a valid point this morning in his post, “Why moderates will matter in 2016.” Inside the Beltway, having the majority in the Senate means a lot. The majority party has a bigger footprint, committee chairmanships, better offices, etc. — but a simple majority […]

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Republican Extremism in Action

Jonathan Cohn, The New RepublicTwo different senators were in the news on Wednesday, for statements on two different issues. Together they painted one very depressing picture about the extremism of the Republican Party. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – Homepage

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Ducey smiles after voting in Paradise Valley, Phoenix

Arizona’s state treasurer claims victory in Republican primary

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) – Arizona state treasurer and businessman Doug Ducey claimed victory on Tuesday in the race to be the Republican nominee to replace outgoing Governor Jan Brewer, who has repeatedly clashed with the Obama administration over illegal immigration. With border security issues high on the political agenda, Ducey held a convincing […]

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer makes a statement saying she vetoed the controversial SB1062 bill at the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix

Arizona voters go to polls in Republican primary to succeed governor Brewer

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) – Voters in Arizona go to the polls on Tuesday to select a Republican candidate to vie for the seat of outgoing Governor Jan Brewer, who has repeatedly clashed with the Obama administration over illegal immigration. With border security issues high on the political agenda, voters will choose from six […]

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New Hampshire Republican staffer in chicken suit runs afoul of law

By Ted Siefer MANCHESTER N.H. (Reuters) – Feathers are flying in New Hampshire following the arrest of a state Republican party staffer who dressed in a chicken suit and allegedly disrupted a parade that featured two prominent Democratic politicians. Michael Zona, 23, donned the costume at a parade on Saturday in the town of Londonderry, […]

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Letter From Washington: Taking Account of Republican Presidential Contenders

Two years from the election, both Rand Paul and Ted Cruz appear to meet the criteria for a top-tier contender, but Scott Walker has had a rough year. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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Caitlin Huey-Burns: Republican Plans In Congress

Steve Chaggaris of CBS News and RCP reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns discuss what needs to be done and what might happen in Congress before the November elections. Full News here – RealClearPolitics Video Log

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US Elections 2012: Dan Rather on the Republican national convention – Politics Informer Video

US Elections 2012: Dan Rather on the Republican national convention As the Republican party prepares for its national convention in Tampa, former CBS news an… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Republican Senate Primary in Alaska Goes Down to the Wire

By most conventional measures, Dan Sullivan looks to be the favorite to win next week’s Republican Senate primary in Alaska. But amid charges of carpetbagging and the wild card of a tea-party-backed candidate in the race, many observers aren’t sure who will be victorious. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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A buoy meant for boaters rests on the dry bed of Lake Mendocino, a key Mendocino County reservoir, in Ukiah

Amid drought, California Democrats seek Republican votes on water plan

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – California Democrats scrambled on Tuesday to win Republican support for a plan to improve water supplies that has been mired in regional and party politics for a year, even as the state suffers from a three-year drought that shows no sign of ending. A day after voting for […]

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