Tag Archives: state

The GOP Assault on Democracy

Katrina vanden Heuvel, Washington PostLast week, Judge Robert Simpson of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania refused to halt a discriminatory new state law requiring voters to show photo identification. It was the judicial equivalent of gi…

Chains We Can Believe In

Ron Hart, Orange County Register"He just isn't bright" – Rudi Giuliani on Joe BidenThe current administration is "Intellectually exhausted," as Mitt Romney points out, and is now in "rope-a-dope" mode, tryi…

Elizabeth Warren vs. Mr. Personality

E.J. Dionne, The New RepublicBOSTON — Elizabeth Warren is the kind of person Massachusetts has always liked to send to the U.S. Senate.She would instantly become a national leader, which appeals in a state that has sent to Washington Democrats such a…

Romney Eyes Nevada, But Obama Has Edge

Erin McPike, RealClearPoliticsNevada has the highest unemployment rate — by far — of any state in the country: an eye-popping 12 percent, according to new data released Friday.The Silver State has another dubious distinction: the country's high…

Obama & Romney Battle Over Virginia

Michael Warren, Weekly StandardHot Topics: Get alerts when there is a new article that might interest you.Manassas, Va.NewscomAugust 11 had been a long day. By about 5 p.m., when the Romney for President bus reached this Washington suburb, Mitt Romney…

ObamaCare: Why Dems Are Vulnerable

Jay Cost, Weekly StandardThe conventional wisdom on the state of the 2012 presidential race is that, thanks to his endorsement of the House GOP Budget and his selection of Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Mitt Romney has opened himself up to one of t…