The 2011 Conservative Political Action Cnference (CPAC), held last week, was in some respects like the previous year's: For example, everyone loved that the place was full of young people, until the kids gave libertarian Ron Paul their straw poll vote. There were some changes, though. Perhaps hopi ... More >>
The winner of the presidential straw poll (pdf) at this week's American Conservative Union's CPAC Conference wants to bring our troops home, legalize hemp, and end the "war on drugs." He'd be OK with non-"disruptive" openly-gay service members, he thinks banks shouldn't be "too big to fail," ... More >>
It's already a tough week for Democratic senators. Hard on the heels of Evan Bayh's departure from the 2010 Senate race, rumors are floating that Maryland's Barbara Mikulski is not going to run, either. And 86-year-old New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg has been hospitalized after falling ... More >>
Politico.com has the best peek behind the curtain at how the wizards do their lobbying business this morning since those wonderful Jack Abramoff shakedown emails a few years ago. Politico's Mike Allen reports how the august American Conservative Union - which bills itself as "the nation's oldest an ... More >>
Conservative reaction to the Kirsten Gillibrand appointment thus far has been mixed. Some approve, on the grounds that it will bother liberals. "LIBERAL DEMS HOWL," heds the New York Post. Wake Up America is happy that liberal blogs are unhappy. NewsBusters says the mainstream media's refusal to us ... More >>
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