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Lowry: Midterm elections 'a competition between two major countervailing forces'

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 20:55
Lowry, the editor of the National Review, said there are multiple contests across the U.S. where the candidates are in a dead heat.

Internal memo pushes bringing non-citizens to US for Ebola treatment; State denies plan

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 19:30
The Obama administration is denying claims that they are exploring plans to bring non-U.S. citizens infected with Ebola to the United States for treatment.

Investigator in Secret Service prostitution scandal resigns after being implicated in own incident, report says

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 19:20
The investigator leading the probe into the Secret Service's 2012 prostitution scandal quietly resigned in August after he was implicated in a prostitution entanglement of his own, according to a published report.

DHS increases security at federal buildings over terror concerns

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 16:21
The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday it has increased security at federal buildings across the county, citing terror threats and recent attacks in Canada and elsewhere.

Fox News Poll: Ebola czar? Pshaw! Voters say it’s a PR move

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:36
Most American voters dismiss President Barack Obama’s appointment of an “Ebola czar” as a public relations move, according to a new Fox News poll.

Pelosi Looking Past Dems' Grim Present

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:35
"We don't agonize. We organize," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi chimed after an editorial board meeting with the San Francisco Chronicle on Monday. 2014-10-28T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-28T20:35:05Z Debra J. Saunders

Grand Teton lodge under review after Biden stay

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:06
The National Park Service is reviewing its policy for VIP stays at a lakeside vacation lodge in the Grand Tetons after a visit by Vice President Joe Biden.

Fox News Poll: Race for Congress tightens, confidence in Obama low

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 14:57
Enthusiasm in the midterm election remains in the Republicans’ favor -- but the spread has significantly narrowed, according to a new Fox News national poll.

Warren botches endorsement of Senate colleague, forgets her state

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 14:17
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., gave an impassioned endorsement of senator Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., on Tuesday’s The View.

Another Unbelievable Stress-Free Test

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:35
In an effort to fool the public into believing the latest round of bank stress tests were actually designed to find stress, the ECB found 25 scapegoats, with the biggest losers in Italy and Greece. 2014-10-28T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-28T18:35:06Z Mike Shedlock

Sen. Mary Landrieu enters voluntary quarantine in last-ditch effort to save campaign

Michelle Malkin - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:32

**Written by Doug Powers

null Sen. Landrieu, above, plans to remain isolated for the next 7 days

Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu has been making distance from President Obama for some time now, reminding voters about that whopping 4 percent of the time she didn’t vote with Obama’s agenda. It’s an effort that doesn’t appear to be selling.

Time to sweeten the deal:

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If that doesn’t move the polls, Landrieu’s “nuclear option” is to be photographed assisting Ted Cruz with a keg stand.

It wasn’t always this way:

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

Rep. Burgess sides with Gov. Christie in Ebola quarantine debate

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:15
Texas Rep. Michael Burgess agreed on Tuesday with fellow Republican and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's mandatory Ebola quarantine rules saying the federal guidelines too "confusing" for Americans.

Will all bets be off? Massachusetts voters to decide casino gambling's fate

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:21
Looking to rake in some much-needed cash, the Massachusetts legislature approved casino gambling in 2011. Bids were taken. Several licenses for slots and resort-casinos were awarded. Now all bets may be off. 

Statehouse Rock: Governors facing tight races from coast to coast

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:17
A staggering number of U.S. governors are in political peril ahead of next week's elections, setting the stage for a potentially historic wipeout from Alaska to Florida if incumbents can't hold on.

States follow NY, NJ with strict Ebola policies amid ‘confusing’ federal guidelines

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:41
Several states have announced they are following New York and New Jersey in ordering quarantines and other precautions that go well beyond federal guidelines.

Clinton tries to clarify claim that businesses don't create jobs, takes GOP heat

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:27
The former secretary of State is trying to pull back on controversial remarks last week where she suggested businesses don't create jobs -- she now says she "short-handed" her point, though some Republicans aren't buying it.

Hillary Clinton: Now that I’m speaking to a different audience, I can tell you that businesses DO create jobs

Michelle Malkin - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:08

**Written by Doug Powers

Just about everybody knows what Hillary Clinton said the other day, and everybody also knows that she meant it. She was speaking to a particular audience, Elizabeth Warren was in the house, and Clinton simply couldn’t afford to be outdone in the “you didn’t build that” department.

Was anything about this unclear?

With that targeted message having been delivered, Clinton then switched gears for a different audience and adapted quickly to new surroundings in the name of self-preservation while chameleons everywhere went “how does she do that?”

Three days after Hillary Clinton said businesses don’t create jobs, she cleaned up the remark, part of a critique of trickle-down economics, explaining she had “shorthanded this point the other day.”
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On Monday at a campaign event for New York Rep. Sean Maloney, a former aide to President Bill Clinton, Clinton went for a do-over, saying, “Let me be absolutely clear about what I’ve been saying for a couple of decades [with the exception of the other day - DP]: Our economy grows when businesses and entrepreneurs create good-paying jobs here in an America where workers and families are empowered to build from the bottom up and the middle out — not when we hand out tax breaks for corporations that outsource jobs or stash their profits overseas.”

In fairness, Hillary didn’t realize her claim that businesses and corporations don’t create jobs was wrong the other day until she was walking off stage, stopped, slapped herself in the forehead and said, “Whitewater! Duh!”

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

New poll: Dems faring worse than 2010

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 09:43
Low Obama job approval, dissatisfaction with country's direction puts GOP in the driver's seat as final week of midterms begins.

 

6 Reasons We Need To Help Republicans Take The Senate Even Though They Stink

TownHall Latest columns - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 09:35
The Democratic Party is systematically destroying America and other than Barack Obama, no one deserves more blame for it than Harry Reid. 2014-10-28T00:01:00-04:00 2014-10-28T14:35:06Z John Hawkins

Polls show Republican gaining in overlooked NM Senate race

Fox News (Politics) - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 08:36
New Mexico's Senate race suddenly is on the radar screen, as new polls show the Republican candidate within single digits of incumbent Democratic Sen. Tom Udall.

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