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Anthony Weiner Weighing Mayoral Bid?

Anthony Weiner Weighing Mayoral Bid?

According to the New York Daily News, disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner, who resigned from office nineteen months ago amid a widely-publicized sexting scandal, has reportedly commissioned a private poll to gauge support for a possible bid for mayor of New York. The anonymous poll asked those surveyed to select their preference in a hypothetical […]

Time Capsule: William Allen White Wages War on the Klan

Time Capsule: William Allen White Wages War on the Klan

Twenty years before his death on this day in 1944, legendary newspaper editor William Allen White, a man who advised Presidents and rubbed shoulders with some of the world’s greatest statesmen in a career that spanned five decades, waged one of the most fascinating and extraordinary political campaigns in the country, nearly toppling his major-party rivals […]

Peace & Freedom Party Responds to Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State Address

Peace & Freedom Party Responds to Gov. Jerry Brown’s State of the State Address

Kevin Akin, state chair of California’s ballot-qualified Peace and Freedom Party and chair of the national Peace and Freedom Alliance — the party’s national organizing committee working to take the party national in an effort to provide a left-wing alternative to the corporate-controlled Democratic Party in 2014 and beyond — issued the following response to California […]

Kucinich Hired as Analyst for Fox News

Kucinich Hired as Analyst for Fox News

Former Democratic Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich signed a multi-year deal with Fox News, the “fair and balanced” conservative news outlet announced on Wednesday.  The eight-term congressman and one-time mayor of Cleveland will make his debut as a political analyst for the highly-partisan cable channel, masquerading as a legitimate news network, later this evening on “The O’Reilly Factor.” “I’ve always been […]

Newark’s Cory Booker Prepares for 2014 Senate Race

Newark’s Cory Booker Prepares for 2014 Senate Race

In an apparent attempt to elbow aging incumbent Frank R. Lautenberg aside, Newark Mayor Cory Booker quietly took his first step toward a possible 2014 U.S. Senate candidacy earlier this week. Booker, who recently balked at an opportunity to challenge popular GOP Gov. Chris Christie this November, filed paperwork for Lautenberg’s seat with the Federal […]

Bernie Sanders Opposes Obama’s Choice to Head Treasury

Bernie Sanders Opposes Obama’s Choice to Head Treasury

Declaring that Jack Lew’s nomination to replace Timothy Geithner as Secretary of the Treasury was yet another indication of the Obama Administration’s all-too-cozy relationship with Wall Street, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced on Thursday that he would oppose the 57-year-old Lew’s nomination. Sanders, a member of the Senate Budget Committee who caucuses with the Democrats, […]