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"Hollywood is giving an Honorary Academy Award to French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard, an historically important director but a raving and unapologetic anti-Semite," writes Phyllis Chesler at NewsRealBlog.
Campaign season isn't over for everyone on Capitol Hill, as House Republicans — fresh off their historic takeover of the chamber in Tuesday's midterm elections — now turn their attention to electing leaders within their caucus.
President Obama is pressing for the ratification of an arms control treaty with Russia when the Senate returns for a lame-duck session on Nov. 15.
Beginning in 2009 with Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling and Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II leading the Republican Recovery tour here in Virginia, the 2010 elections continued the Virginia GOP's resurgence by defeating three Democratic House incumbents and pushing the GOP margin to at least 8-2 in the Virginia delegation. (At the time of this writing, it is still not known if Keith Fimian has upset Gerald E. Connolly in the 11th District.)
While we shouldn't expect our left-wing elitist president to understand Tuesday's electoral rejection of his "progressive" prescriptions for America, we should expect Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, to get it.
One of the most important lessons of political history is that the cover-up is usually worse than the crime. President Obama ought to take note of this as he heads into the next two years of divided government and before he finds his administration mired in unnecessary legal battles.
President Obama has lost more than the midterm election. He has lost his moral and political legitimacy. On Tuesday, voters repudiated Mr. Obama's socialist policies. The Democrats lost the House of Representatives in a
In the 1972 movie, "The Candidate," Robert Redford plays a young lawyer picked by political bosses to run for an unwinnable U.S. Senate seat. Mr. Redford ends up winning the election with a charming personality and glib manner. At the end of the movie he asks, "What do we do now?"
How big a year was it for Minnesota's Republicans? Let's just say that if Ronald Reagan had been on the ballot Tuesday, he might have finally carried the state.