Clarence Page: Dems Like Summer Camp, GOP Like Nursing Home

As we move through the 2014 mid-term election year, I can’t help but remember my 2012 Democratic National Convention interview with Clarence Page. And because in it, Mr. Page, when…

New Jersey Democrat quits panel after Chris Christie remarks – Politico

PoliticoA New Jersey Democrat stepped down from the so-called “Bridgegate” investigation committee Friday after coming under fire for calling on GOP Gov. Chris Christie to consider resigning over the traffic…

Dallas is a finalist for GOP national convention – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star TelegramWASHINGTON — Dallas is a finalist competing with seven other cities to host the Republican presidential nomination convention in 2016 — a huge event expected to draw…

Dallas Advances In Bid To Host 2016 Republican Convention – CBS 11

CBS 11DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Big things happen in Dallas and this might be one of the biggest yet. The Republic National Party announced today Dallas is one of the eight…

Las Vegas one of eight finalists for GOP convention – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunLas Vegas is on a short list of eight cities still in the running for the 2016 Republican National Convention. In a tweet this morning, RNC Chairman Reince…

Las Vegas in final mix as host for 2016 GOP convention – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalThe event would be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center if the city wins the right to host, under the proposal offered by the Las Vegas Host…

Debate: Amy Stephens says Ken Buck hurt GOP in 2010 – Denver Post (blog)

Denver Post (blog)The swipe came during a series of exchanges in the debate hosted by The Denver Post. Republicans will pick their standard-bearer in the June 24 party primary. Buck…

Dallas touts element of surprise in submitting bid for 2016 GOP convention – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsWASHINGTON — Touting the element of surprise, Dallas leaders finalized the city’s bid Tuesday for the 2016 Republican convention — an ambitious plan hatched quietly only a few…

Convention center is Las Vegas’ pick for 2016 Republican convention – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Convention center is Las Vegas‘ pick for 2016 Republican conventionLas Vegas Review-JournalThe 2016 Republican National Convention will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center if the city wins the…

Live: Denver Post hosts GOP senatorial debate – Denver Post

Live: Denver Post hosts GOP senatorial debateDenver PostMark Aspiri, Ken Buck, Owen Hill, Tom Janich, Amy Stephens and Floyd Trujillo will be at the Denver Post auditorium Tuesday Feb. 25…

GOP governors cheer Chris Christie as his approval ratings drop – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe GOP is showering Chris Christie with love as the New Jersey governor’s popularity tanks in his home state. A new poll showed his job approval numbers…

Colorado leaders, right and left, put Denver in middle of RNC chase – Denver Post

Denver PostDenver’s bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention became official Monday — spelled out on hundreds of pages of high-tech synthetic paper that won’t tear and housed in a…

Governors Convene in Washington DC – KREX News Channel 5

KREX News Channel 5WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Nation’s Governors have convened in Washington, D.C. for the NGA Annual Winter Meeting, hosted by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin. Governors will be discussing…

Colorado’s Democratic Senators Want GOP Convention In Denver – CBS Local

CBS LocalDENVER (AP) — Colorado’s two Democratic Senators on Friday urged Republicans to hold their next national convention in the Mile-High City, saying it would give delegates the chance to…

Exclusive: Colorado GOP chair reveals Denver venues for 2016 Republican … – The Denver Channel

The Denver ChannelDENVER – Colorado Republican party chairman Ryan Call reveals to 7NEWS the key downtown venues at the center of a plan to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention…

Chris Christie: The $18 million man – CNN (blog)

CNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – It appears the controversies New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s dealing with back in the Garden State haven’t affected his standing as one of the GOP’s most…

Klein’s time to deliver, or not – Capital New York

Capital New YorkLast week was not a good one for New York City mayor Bill de Blasio’s push for a tax-funded pre-K expansion, or, by extension, for the proposal’s biggest…

New York Today: Live Updates on the Snowstorm – New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)Public schools in New York City are open; field trips are canceled. CUNY colleges are open, too. Many public school districts in the region are closed or…

Michelle Malkin’s #MyRightWingBiracialFamily Great Social Media Effort, Masks Ugly Truth

The “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily social media effort was started by conservative blogger Michelle Malkin, and where she used social media to start a campaign encouraging conservatives who are in biracial families to…

New York congressman threatens to throw reporter off balcony – CNN (blog)

CNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – Rep. Michael Grimm, R-New York, defended his actions late Tuesday night after he physically threatened a NY1 News reporter at the Capitol. “I verbally took the…

Nevada Republicans optimistic about chance to host 2016 national convention – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunAnne Stone of Republicans for Choice talks with Luke Stancil, 16, of North Carolina (center) and Sean Harrington, 20, of Arlington, Mass. (left) at a table in the…

Boehner tells Leno life’s too good to be president – Washington Post

Washington PostBURBANK, Calif. — House Speaker John Boehner says he likes his life too much to run for president. Making his first appearance Thursday night on “The Tonight Show With…

How Chris Christie is trying to turn bridge-gate into a partisan scrum. And … – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)Christie’s office not only denied Zimmer’s allegations — and CNN documented the fact that her story had changed somewhat from an interview last week — but also took…

New Jersey mayor’s diary: Chris Christie held Hurricane Sandy aid ‘hostage’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe mayor of Hoboken, N.J., doubled down Sunday on her allegations against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying she got a “direct message from the governor” that…

Annise Parker, Houston Mayor, Marries Kathy Hubbard In California Ceremony – Huffington Post

Huffington PostHouston Mayor Annise Parker tied the knot with longtime partner Kathy Hubbard in a Jan. 16 ceremony in Palm Springs, Calif. ABC Eyewitness News 13 reports that the couple…

Zucker: GOP being run from Fox News headquarters – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The chiefs of CNN and Fox News Channel are throwing shots at each other, each suggesting the other’s network is essentially out of the news…

CNN’s Zucker slams Fox News as a GOP outlet – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCNN honcho Jeff Zucker blasted Fox News Channel boss Roger Ailes Friday, branding the former Nixon consultant’s cable network as the Republican Party’s headquarters. “I think we…

GOP Leaders Dismiss New York Times Benghazi Report – TIME

TIMERepublican House members argued that a New York Times investigation into the 2012 attack on a U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, was inaccurate. The report, published Saturday, contends that local…

Las Vegas to GOP: Place your bets on us for 2016 – USA TODAY

Las Vegas to GOP: Place your bets on us for 2016USA TODAYLAS VEGAS — Tech and gadget junkies flock here annually by the thousands. So do the people who make…

‘Duck Dynasty’ family pushes back: ‘Cannot imagine’ show without Phil – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyThe Robertson clan is sticking together. In a new twist to the Duck Dynasty controversy, the family behind A&E’s hit series released a statement saying they “cannot imagine” doing…

Martin Bashir Resigns From MSNBC For Not Playing Sarah Palin Ball Game

Martin Bashir resigned from MSNBC because he suggested that someone crap down Sarah Palin’s mouth. While some of you think that Sarah Palin had it coming to her, what bugs…

Jeff Zucker To Kill CNN As We Know It

Jeff Zucker, the still-new President of CNN even though he’s into his first year on the job (time flies) is poised to kill Atlanta-based CNN as we know it. Zucker…

Richard Cohen: Interracial Marriage Is Unconventional; Damon Bruce Blasted Women; Richie Incognito Uses N-Word; Why?

What is going on with the sudden expressions of racism and sexism by white folks, mostly men, in media and online of late? First we have NFL Player Richie Incognito…

Goverment Shutdown: House Republicans Said To Smell Of Booze

The government shutdown is underway, and all because the Republicans, primarily in the House of Representatives, are upset that The Affordable Care Act, called “Obamacare,” is not only now the…

Ted Cruz White Supremacist Associations Are Disturbing

Ted Cruz, the junior United States Senator from Texas, is so outrageous I think of him as a Congressman. Senator Cruz fancies himself something of a darling of what he…