Posts Tagged ‘presidential candidate’
Three House Republicans will attend the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on Wednesday.
Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) announced Monday that a three-person delegation, led by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) will attend on behalf of the House. Reps. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), a 2008 presidential candidate, and George Holding (R-N.C.), a freshman congressman from the Raleigh area, will join Blackburn as members of the delegation.Read full article >>
More than eight in 10 Americans believe that you should do everything you can to pay the lowest tax rate possible, according to new Washington Post-ABC News polling, a finding that suggests that people likely hold politicians to a standard of conduct they themselves don't adhere to.Read full article >>
Amid all the uncertainty in the debates over guns and immigration is a snapshot of the state of play on both fronts. His name is Marco Rubio.
For either gun control or immigration reform to pass, the reality is that Democrats need to persuade at least some Republicans in Congress to join them.Thus, the Florida Republican senator's posturing on the issues is well worth watching. As a potential presidential candidate who must mind his every move, Rubio is both a good barometer of what's politically palatable for much of his party, as well someone who can entice others to follow his lead.Read full article >>
In the end, Hillary Clinton was never seriously challenged.
The former first lady, senator, secretary of state and presidential candidate dominated the Fix's Sweet 2016 bracket competition from beginning to end -- a tour de force reminiscent of the University of Nevada Las Vegas's march to the NCAA championship way back in 1990.Read full article >>
President Obama, eager to revive his stalled gun-control agenda, will tour a Denver police academy Wednesday to put public pressure on his political opponents. In the evening, the president will make a private appeal to a more exclusive gathering at the San Francisco mansion of billionaire Gordon Getty.Read full article >>
When reports came in Monday that 21-year-old Shain Gandee of MTV's "Buckwild" was one of three men found dead in a vehicle in West Virginia, it was a case of tragic reality intruding on a reality show.Read full article >>
A new poll in Louisiana shows President Obama is now more popular than Gov. Bobby Jindal (R), despite the state's clear Republican lean.
The Southern Media and Opinion Research poll, which is funded by GOP donor Lane Grigsby, shows the potential 2016 presidential candidate's approval rating has fallen to 38 percent — down from 51 percent in September.Read full article >>