Landslide! Ohio voters overwhelmingly rejected the anti-union laws put on the books earlier this year by Republican governor John Kasich. The vote was 62% to 38% and it's a reminder of just how strong big labor can be in a state like Ohio -- and a hopeful sign for President Obama heading into next November. read more
The Republican Party is paying for its deal with the Tea Party.The Tea Party helped the Republicans win control of the House last year. John Boehner holds the Speakership because of that deal but the deal is undermining the chances of the Republicans to win in 2012. Tea Partiers don't like taxes, don't like the government taxes finance... read more
Rep. Patrick Meehan, R-Pa., and radio host Michael Smerconish share their thoughts on the charges brought against former coach Jerry Sandusky, who is accused of sexually abusing eight boys over a span of 15 years. watch
Thanks to the horrendous news today the Republican Party finds itself at wit's end. If voters believe the account given by Sharon Bialek today, they cannot possibly want Herman Cain as President.Yet the same forces that drove Cain to lead in the polls will continue to undermine Mitt Romney. Hard conservatives do not accept Romney as one of... read more
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