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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Libertarianism
Libertarianism entails an ideological belief in which individuals are allowed complete freedom of action up to the point their action harms other individuals. While a downsizing of government is a strong theme of Libertarianism, it is acknowledged that some form of government is necessary to punish those that harm others. - Source: Wikipedia
Lawyers sparred Tuesday over whether a Libertarian gubernatorial candidate in Ohio is qualified for the May ballot, a dispute whose outcome could affect Republican Gov. John Kasich's re-election bid.
Monday marked the end of the one-week filing period for state and federal office in Arkansas. Here are candidates who filed for statewide and congressional office by Monday's deadline. Candidates with an (i) next to their names are incumbents.
Ohio's elections chief has qualified write-in candidates in three May primary contests, including the governor's race.
Sen. Rand Paul urged members of the Kentucky Legislature on Wednesday to restore the voting rights of some nonviolent felons and said it is time for the nation to rethink the "war on drugs" — putting him in the middle of a couple of thorny debates that put him at odds with many traditional conservatives.
More than three years after the Iowa Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of same-sex marriage, supporters of the decision say predictions of disaster have not been borne out, while gay-marriage opponents say they continue to lose ground in the fight because "finger-in-the-wind" Republicans have abandoned the cause.
If Terry McAuliffe had any scruples, he would decline the key to the governor's mansion. But he long ago proved, along with most Democrats in power from President Obama on down, that he has no scruples.
The days following an election are spent reflecting on the lessons drawn from what went wrong and what went right. For Virginia Republicans, not much went right. For Democrats, just enough went right to win.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe maintains a 7-point edge over Republican Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II in the race to be Virginia's next governor, with Libertarian Robert Sarvis still pulling numbers that suggest he could influence the final outcome of the closely watched contest on Tuesday.
With some polls showing the Virginia governor’s race tightening in its final days, Republicans and Democrats are looking to manipulate a bloc of libertarian voters who have withheld their support from the major parties but who could swing the hotly contested race if they return to the fold for Election Day.
As the government's partial shutdown enters its third week, the smell of an inconclusive deal is in the air, though one that has status quo written all over it.
Bitcoins are a semi-anonymous, virtual money that is complex to understand but that everybody may be using someday.
The campaign of Terry McAuliffe is getting tripped up in the stretch run of the race for Virginia governor over the Democrat's perceived lack of substance on issues, but the unfavorable ratings of Republican Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II apparently have offset the stumbles, according to polling numbers released Monday.
Despite trying to put distance between himself and his father, Sen. Rand Paul appears to be holding onto the supporters who powered former Rep. Ron Paul through the past two presidential campaigns.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe holds a 44 percent to 41 percent lead over Republican Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II in the race for Virginia governor, with Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis pulling 7 percent of the vote, according to a poll released Wednesday.
Every weekend, Cindy Martinson treks from her home in Mason City, Iowa, about 160 miles roundtrip to Waseca, Minn. She visits the federal prison there, where her daughter Mandy Martinson, a first-time offender, is in the middle of 15-year prison sentence.