Downstate GOP Targeting Quinn In Attack AdsThe 2012 general election is coming up in barely two months, and between now and then, you can expect to see and hear negative advertising featuring someone who’s in office for at least two more years.
Opinion: Akin Incident Shows Contrast Between The Republicans And DemocratsRepublicans are kept accountable for their own misspeaks and actions. Unlike the Democrats’ life jacket being tossed out to a sinking politician by the Party, when a Republican politician does the inexcusable, the Republican Party throws him an anchor – and that’s how it should be.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
No High Hopes For Last-Ditch Hearing On Pension Reform Gov. Pat Quinn made a last-ditch push for state lawmakers in Springfield to pass pension reform, but the effort failed Friday.
Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American DreamYesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.
Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on WomenIf you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan's record on women's health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney's primary opponents, Rick Santorum.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Opinion: Romney Tries To Reboot Losing Campaign With Ryan PickAfter months of failing to find a way to gain ground in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney has hit the reset button by picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, but once the dust has settled and the Conventions are over, it is hard to see how Romney will have changed the direction of the 2012 presidential campaign.
Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Excellent Choice: Paul RyanRomney wisely went with a safe and sure bet because Paul Ryan is a strong, conservative-approved candidate whose image is as clean as Romney’s.
Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial DivisionIn 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama's election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.
Opinion: Romney: Pay Attention To What I Say, Not What I DoIn an effort to distract voters from his tax records, W. Mitt Romney launched a four pronged push back yesterday. Romney's problem: each move revealed more about the problems with his floundering campaign.
Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry ReidHow dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?
Opinion: Hopefully For Romney ‘Likability’ Won’t Be Important In 2012When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.
Opinion: Bachmann’s Muslim Brotherhood Concerns In Obama Administration Shouldn't Be SilencedDon’t drop last week’s controversial headlines regarding U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and four other GOP House members who said that President Barack Obama’s administration has connections to the Muslim Brotherhood so fast.
Opinion: Treason In PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Republicans have betrayed their country and devised a scheme to potentially disqualify nearly one tenth of the states' electorate.