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  • Nikko Jenkins
    Democrat race-hustling to abet public endangerment what’s really 'unspeakable'
    A campaign congressional commercial in Nebraska showing how one candidate’s support for an early prison release law tied in with a convict murdering four people within weeks of being let out is being blasted as racist by Democrat supporters...
  • Iran nuclear negotiations
    Iran cannot be a threshold nuclear state
    The consensus policy in the United States is that Iran cannot be permitted to become a threshold nuclear state. The Obama administration and allies embarked on negotiations with Iran in order to avert having the U.S. or allies having to bomb Iran...
  • Stewart Mills, GOP nominee for Congress in Minnesota District Eight
    'Non-Traditional' candidates lead GOP's likely expansion of House majority
    Thanks for several “non-traditional” Republican candidates running for seats in Congress this year, the GOP is almost assured of expanding its 233 seat majority in the United States House of Representatives. The GOP is likely to...
  • Obama opposes any travel ban from Ebola affected countries in West Africa
    Obama rules out West Africa Congressionally supported travel ban over Ebola
    This past week as the Ebola was spreading in health care workers who treated Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan, and the Obama Administration, and the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) responses where criticized, President Barack Obama used his...
  • Unending scandals in Washington
    Failure to hold their feet to the fire
    There are only a handful of weeks until the big election with the nation's future in the balance. I know that every year we hear the same rhetoric of "how important the upcoming election is", so maybe using the phrase to remind...
  • GITMO
    White House not going to close Guantánamo unilaterally
    It will take Congressional action to close Guantánamo or to change the law such that its function may legally serve its purpose. President Obama would have Guantánamo closed because it violates the rights of persons to a speedy trial. However,...
  • Ebola outbreak
    Republicans in Congress are blocking $1 billion in aid to fight Ebola
    As the Ebola virus continues to spread, the current death toll is approaching 4,000. With the virus now trickling into the United States, Republicans in Congress are holding up $1 billion in aid to help fight the deadly virus.Thomas Eric Duncan...
  • e-sales
    Choose your poison, Virginia: 45% gas hike or Internet sales tax
    Unknown to most, Virginians are about to be slapped with an $800 million-plus tax hike that one state lawmaker calls a game of “Three-Card Monte.”A little-noticed provision in the state’s 2012 transportation package triggers a 45...
  • Robert Hurt October 2014
    Virginia Congressman Robert Hurt discusses U.S. policy in Syria and Iraq
    Just before a campaign rally at Republican party headquarters in Albemarle Square on October 8, U.S. Representative Robert Hurt (R-VA5) spoke to Charlottesville area news media about a range of issues, from health care and education to job growth...
  • President Obama at 2014 Clinton Global Initiative
    Republican strategy to win midterm elections: Blame Democrats, distort record
    To hear the Republican campaign, don't vote for Democrats because of the Ebola epidemic. Don't vote for Democrats because Russia invaded Crimea (but disregard the fact that Obama has pushed him back from invading Ukraine, and has kept him...
  • Congress can support child nutrition programs
    How Congress can fight child hunger in America
    It was President Harry Truman who once said "No nation is any healthier than its children." So where do things stand right now in America? Over twenty percent of children live with hunger or "food insecurity."Congress can take...
  • 535 incompetents at work
    My Turn: Are we insane, stupid, just plain lazy, or . . . ?
    “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over while expecting different results.” ~ Albert Einstein, Ben Franklin, Mark Twain, or someone elseHow on earth can America grow, prosper, or become more secure when, according to a recent...
  • President Obama meets with the surviving crew of Apollo 11
    The end of the Constellation return to the moon program
    The Bush administration ended in January 2009. The new president, Barack Obama, had a political philosophy and a view toward space exploration that was decidedly different than that of his predecessor. During the campaign he had supported delaying...
  • Senate Republicans
    5 reasons Republicans will win in a wave
    There is some mixed polling out here as we approach the home stretch of the 2014 election season but all indicators are that Republicans are going to win the Senate and expand their majority in the House. They also look to retain some important...
  • Schumer Missing Children Press Conference
    Senator: Federal loophole slowing cops in missing children cases
    Senator Charles Schumer called on Congress Monday to close a federal loophole that he says “tie the hands” of local police agencies investigating missing children cases.Schumer (D-NY) says his proposed legislation, the Bringing Missing...