Two organizations that advocate for tougher campaign finance rules are asking the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the tax-exempt status of a Republican-allied group that has been airing millions of dollars in political advertising.
During the worst of the economic crisis, the nation's most powerful business lobby pleaded with Congress to prop up financial institutions and stimulate the economy with hundreds of billions of dollars in borrowed money.
Republicans are moving up their $2 million television ad buy in California after recent polls showing Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer opening up a lead over GOP rival Carly Fiorina.
Voters in Louisiana are shockproof, with years of experience weighing the demerits — and even the occasional merits — of their native politicians. They often find the politicians wanting — and want more anyway. The motto of Mardi Gras — "Laissez les bon temps roulez," or "Let the good times roll" — works year-round.
A sign near the toilet said: "Text FLUSH to Robin." Above the restroom sink was another suggestion: "Text WASH to Robin."
Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell of Delaware said in a 2006 debate that China was plotting to take over America and claimed to have classified information about the country that she couldn't divulge.
In her first campaign ad since winning the GOP primary, Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell assures voters: "I'm not a witch."
New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer has a mountain of campaign cash for a re-election race expected to present little more than a speed bump, allowing him to share some of his wealth with imperiled Democrats.
Who rules the "tea party"? One thing is certain, liberals have no idea who their opponent is, and they and the mainstream media are desperate to find out.