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Libertarian Polling Difference in Tight Michigan Gubernatorial Race

Libertarian Polling Difference in Tight Michigan Gubernatorial Race

Navy veteran Mary Buzuma is polling the difference between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer, a former congressman and ex-Minority Leader of the State Senate, in Michigan’s tightly-contested gubernatorial contest. According to a recent Public Policy Polling survey of 687 likely voters, […]

by · September 14, 2014 · 1 comment ·
Nebraska Senate Candidate Says Sasse’s ‘Naive Aggression’ Could Lead to War

Nebraska Senate Candidate Says Sasse’s ‘Naive Aggression’ Could Lead to War

In remarks prepared for a worldwide radio audience later this week, U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Buhrdorf of Lincoln criticized Ben Sasse’s “naïve aggression” and warned that his Republican rival’s blustering policies of confrontation and brinkmanship would put the United States on a permanent and precarious […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 2 comments ·
The Tax Wall Street Party's Dan Buhrdorf vows to remain in Nebraska Senate race as a write-in candidate.

Ghost of Legendary Wall Street Nemesis Appears in Nebraska Senate Race

Some seventy years after his death on this day in 1944, the spirit of legendary Senator George W. Norris, a progressive and fiercely independent-minded Republican lawmaker portrayed by future President John F. Kennedy in his 1957 Pulitzer-prize winning “Profiles in Courage,” is being rekindled in […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 1 comment ·
The End of Dynastic Politics: A Libertarian Hillary and Jeb Can’t Possibly Defeat

The End of Dynastic Politics: A Libertarian Hillary and Jeb Can’t Possibly Defeat

ORLANDO, Fla. — When most political parties get together for a national convention, they nominate a candidate for president. The Libertarian Party isn’t most political parties. First, it has its national convention every two years rather than every four (the party’s 2014 mid-term convention, held […]

by · July 1, 2014 · 0 comments ·
No Candidates Successfully Qualify for One Florida State House Race

No Candidates Successfully Qualify for One Florida State House Race

Incumbent Florida State Representative Reggie Fullwood, who was first elected to the legislature in 2010, failed to successfully qualify for re-election today.   A clerical error on the Jacksonville Democrat’s qualifying forms came very close to costing him his seat in Tallahassee. Luckily for the […]

by · June 20, 2014 · 0 comments ·
Austerity Foe, ‘New Deal’ Democrat Challenges Tea Party Lawmaker in PA’s 10th

Austerity Foe, ‘New Deal’ Democrat Challenges Tea Party Lawmaker in PA’s 10th

The austerity peddlers in Washington — the treacherous folks who never tire of pummeling the poor and won’t be happy until the U.S. economy resembles that of a Third World country — better look out. There’s an FDR Democrat who might be coming their way, […]

by · February 14, 2014 · 0 comments ·
‘People Want Me to Run for President Again,’ Jokes McCain

‘People Want Me to Run for President Again,’ Jokes McCain

Arizona Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican nominee for president, told the Arizona Republic this past weekend that a number of folks have been urging him to seek the presidency again in 2016. Emerging from the recent government shutdown with better national poll numbers than […]

by · November 14, 2013 · 1 comment ·
Schwartz Maintains Lead in Pennsylvania; Katie McGinty Coming on Strong

Schwartz Maintains Lead in Pennsylvania; Katie McGinty Coming on Strong

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz has maintained her lead in the crowded field for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in Pennsylvania, according to poll released yesterday by Harper Polling. Running strongest in southeast Pennsylvania, the five-term congresswoman from Montgomery County is favored by 22% of the commonwealth’s […]

by · November 13, 2013 · 0 comments ·
Time Capsule: Kucinich Predicts Longshot Candidacy Will Become ‘Surprise of the 2004 Election’

Time Capsule: Kucinich Predicts Longshot Candidacy Will Become ‘Surprise of the 2004 Election’

Though lingering near the bottom of the polls in Iowa and New Hampshire, U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich predicted ten years ago today that his longshot bid for the White House would become “the surprise of the 2004 election.” “This race is about to change,” said a buoyant […]

by · November 11, 2013 · 0 comments ·
Jason Carter’s Candidacy Energizes Georgia Democrats

Jason Carter’s Candidacy Energizes Georgia Democrats

Coupled with Michelle Nunn’s candidacy for the U.S. Senate, Jason Carter’s recent decision to challenge Gov. Nathan Deal in next year’s race for governor gives Georgia Democrats plenty of reason to be optimistic about improving their fortunes in a state that hasn’t been too friendly to the […]

by · November 9, 2013 · 1 comment ·