STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Election Notebook: Voter ID amendment takes spotlight
Debate about a proposed constitutional amendment requiring Minnesota voters to show photographic identification intensified Wednesday.
Among the disputes, the two sides of the question appearing on t... Posted on 10/24/12 at 4:42 PM
SUNDOG: MARKETING + TECHNOLOGY The RNC, Invisible Obama and Eastwooding
I have absolutely no desire to get into a political discussion on this blog, but Clint Eastwoods speech at the Republican National Convention just needs to be commented on. Not only was it a funny and... Posted on 9/12/12 at 2:14 PM
In the most significant legislative rebuke to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, 39 members of his Democratic Party voted for a Republican bill in the House of Representatives on Friday aimed at undermining his signature domestic policy.
Mark Felsenthal and Susan Cornwell
, November 16, 2013
Republican activists are taking solace in success stories by governors and legislatures in GOP-leaning states as their party tries to regroup after the disappointments of a bruising presidential contest and a stalled agenda in Washington.
Scott Brown was a little-known Republican state senator who shocked Massachusetts Democrats three years ago by winning a U.S. Senate seat in a special election that became a national rallying cry for the nascent tea party movement.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is raising millions of dollars from New York's elite Sunday, as Democrats push for him to explain offshore bank accounts and release several years of tax returns.
Republicans were quick to rally behind challenger Kevin Cramer after his win Tuesday in the GOP primary for North Dakota’s U.S. House race. But North Dakota Democrats claim the Republican display of unity was attempting to mask the “blatantly obvious” divide within the party. Kevin Cramer did not seek the GOP endorsement this spring, which was won by Brian Kalk.
Republican legislative leaders are intervening in a lawsuit to try to keep a proposed photo ID requirement for voters on November's ballot. Senate Majority Leader David Senjem and House Speaker Kurt Zellers said Friday that opponents want to keep the measure off the ballot. The leaders will convene a legislative commission next Thursday to adopt a resolution on the lawsuit.
Participants take on federal spending, taxes, health care law Six North Dakota U.S. House candidates declared their support for spending cuts, dumping the new federal health care law and overhauling the income tax during a debate Friday sponsored by a group of conservative organizations.
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