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File Photo: Actress Ashley Judd arrives at the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Report: Ashley Judd mulling challenge to Mitch McConnell

12/04/12 09:22PM

The actress Ashley Judd is reportedly considering a Senate run against Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell in her native Kentucky. Judd, who received a Master's degree in public administration from Harvard University in 2010 and for years has worked as a progressive activist, has discussed a Senate bid with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Democratic pollsters, Politico reported. Judd also has conducted opposition research on herself to prepare for attacks. read more

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden acknowledge the crowd at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, in Chicago. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov....

Half the GOP thinks ACORN (which no longer exists) stole the election for Obama

12/04/12 07:00PM

The headline of the newest poll report out of Public Policy Polling says it all: "Republicans not handling election results well." But it's a smaller nugget from the report that's most fascinating:
 49% of GOP voters nationally say they think that ACORN stole the election for President Obama. We found that 52% of Republicans thought that ACORN stole the 2008 election for Obama, so this is a modest decline, but perhaps smaller than might have been expected given that ACORN doesn't exist anymore. 
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End of a Republican error

End of a Republican error

12/04/12 07:00PM

For more than 20 years, Republicans have held fast to a no tax increase rule. But now the GOP seems to finally be getting the message that Americans support... watch

Democrat Elizabeth Warren, center, waves to the crowd with her husband Bruce Mann, left,  during an election night rally at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel in Boston after Warren won. (Photo by AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Nightmare on Wall Street: Warren gains Banking Committee seat

12/04/12 11:31AM

Two years ago, Wall Street chased Elizabeth Warren off the Consumer Financial Protect Bureau that she’d proposed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Her Wall Street haters then followed her into the hotly contested Massachusetts Senate race, pouring money into her opponent’s coffers in hopes of keeping her out of office. Now, in spite of her opponents' efforts, Warren will take a seat on the Banking Committee where she will oversee the implementation of Dodd-Frank and other banking regulations, the Huffington Post reported, according to four sources. read more

FILE PHOTO: Gloria Gilman holds a sign during the NAACP voter ID rally to demonstrate the opposition of Pennsylvania's new voter identification law, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, in Philadelphia. (Photo by AP FILE/Michael Perez)

Voter suppression: the GOP hasn't given up

12/03/12 07:30PM

Still stung by their defeat in last month's elections, Republicans across the country are back to looking for ways to suppress the vote.
 North Carolina Today the president of a conservative group in N.C. predicted the future for Tar Heel voters: "One of the first bills the North Carolina General Assembly will enact next year, and that new Gov. Pat McCrory will sign, will establish a photo ID requirement to vote in North Carolina." read more

Who is Frank Luntz?

Who is Frank Luntz?

12/03/12 07:00PM

Pollster and FOX News contributor Frank Luntz was the man behind Newt Gingrich’s “Contract for America”. He was also a paid consultant for Rep. Paul Ryan and... watch

GOP unveils debt plan

GOP unveils debt plan

12/03/12 07:00PM

After referring to the White House debt plan as a “La La Land” solution, Republicans have offered their version of a debt plan. They’re proposing a 2.2... watch

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