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By Michael J.W. Stickings Back in August, I wrote about Anathema's soon-to-be-released live concert album (2 CD, DVD, Blu-ray), Universal, directed by Lasse Hoile, best known for his work with Porcupine Tree and Steven Wilson's soloShow More Summary
(Fox News): "Philippines typhoon leaves at least 100 dead" (Reuters): "Gay marriage clears another statehouse hurdle in Hawaii" (Sam Stein): "Obama considers administrative fix to health care law" (Vanity Fair): "The Lonely Guy: He’s a community organizer who works alone. Show More Summary
(Pew Research): "Obama’s second-term slide continues" (New York Times): "CBS correspondent apologizes for report on Benghazi attack" (TPM): "House GOP Leader: No vote on immigration reform this year" (Roll Call): "GOP playbook looks to capitalize on Obamacare woes" (BuzzFeed Politics): "One week in, Cory Booker hasn’t figured out how to save Washington yet"
By Frank Moraes I just thought of something while reading Patricia Murphy's excellent article, Why National Democrats Rolled Over for Chris Christie. As I've complained about before, President Obama did not endorse Barbara Buono in the New Jersey's governor's race. Show More Summary
(Wall Street Journal): "The GOP is in better shape than you think" (New York Times): "Hollywood’s ready to cast Clinton in top role"(First Read): "Obama: 'No way' I would have dumped Biden from 2012 ticket" (MSNBC): "Finger pointing, not unity, follows Cuccinelli loss"(Roll Call): "Democrat to announce campaign for Runyan’s seat"
By Richard K. Barry 31 percent of self-identified "liberals" voted for Chris Christie for governor of New Jersey. We all understand that he's the man who stood tall in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. He worked with President Obama to get results for his state. Show More Summary
(NBC News): "Exclusive: Obama personally apologizes for Americans losing health coverage" (Ari Fleischer): "Why the House must pass ENDA" (The Hill): "McConnell forms secret group to come up with budget alternative" (CNN International):...Show More Summary
(ESPN NFL): "Dolphins mixed on Jonathan Martin" (NBC Politics): "Obama administration report details cost of last month's shutdown" (San Francisco Chronicle): "Senate OKs ban on LGBT job bias; House fight looms" (USA Today): "Can Sen. Rand Paul handle the heat? Some wonder" (TPM): "Post-plagiarism restructuring, Rand Paul's opinion column moves to Breitbart"
By Mustang BobbyDavid Barton isn’t going to primary Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). Controversial Evangelical author David Barton just announced that he won’t challenge Senator John Cornyn in the 2014 Texas Senate primary. On Glenn Beck’s radio...Show More Summary
(New York Times): "G.O.P. weighs limiting clout of right wing" (Public Policy Polling): "TX Republicans want to replace Cornyn" (Los Angeles Times): "Tea party favorite Tim Donnelly to run for governor" (The Hill): "Field cleared for Sink" (Roll Call): "Coble to announce ‘future political plans’ on Thursday"
By Michael J.W. Stickings Specifically, about Tuesday's elections and what they all mean: In an interview with CNN, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio downplayed Wednesday any national takeaways from GOP Gov. Chris Christie's crushing victory...Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry Who: AFL-CIO Where: Atlanta; Bakersfield; Denver: Orlando (in Spanish) and Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (in English) What's going on: The AFL-CIO is launching a bilingual ad campaign to encourage Republicans to pass immigration reform and to draw attention to hostile statements some Republicans have made about Latino immigrants. Show More Summary
(Wall Street Journal): "Twitter's IPO to make market debut" (CBS News): "Obama takes Texas to task for not expanding Medicaid" (ABC News): "Obama congratulates Christie on re-election" (New York Times): "Sebelius rejects delays to get time to repair problems at health site" (NBC News): "Colorful questions, but few easy answers, as court wrestles with prayer"
(Wall Street Journal): "The portents of election 2013" (Stu Rothenberg): "Victory is in the eye of the beholder in New Jersey, Virginia and Alabama" (CNN): "Rubio: Don't jump to conclusions about meaning of Christie win" (Greg Sargent):...Show More Summary
By Frank Moraes Ed Kilgore provides a good rundown of one race we haven't heard much about: the Republican primary election in Alabama's first congressional district—the Mobile area, In Alabama GOP, It's Hard to Be Too Radical. It is an election between Tea Party nutcase Dean Young and the Republican establishment candidate Bradley Byrne. Show More Summary
(The Week): "3 big wins for Democrats last night" (Politico): "Ken Cuccinelli’s near miss sparks recriminations" (National Journal): "Off-year races really don't matter, except when it's McAuliffe and Clinton" (Boston Globe): "Martin...Show More Summary
By Mustang Bobby The election results in Virginia, New York, New Jersey, and Alabama indicate that the Tea Party had a bad day. Terry McAuliffe, no one’s idea of a perfect candidate, beat Ken Cuccinelli for governor of Virginia. Mr.Show More Summary
(Politico): "Why Terry McAuliffe barely won" (New York Times): "Chris Christie coasts to 2nd term as governor of New Jersey" (Washington Times): "Washington Times ends Sen. Rand Paul column amid plagiarism allegations" (Roll Call):"Democrats' anxiety grows over Obamacare problems"(New York Times): "De Blasio is elected New York City mayor in landslide"
By Michael J.W. Stickings and Richard K. Barry So here we are. A huge, historic day for the greatest country that has ever graced the face of the earth. Actually, that's not true. None of it. But it is Election Day in America, and there are some important, interesting races around the country, and there are already results coming in, with votes in... Show More Summary
(CBS News): "Va. governor's race leaning toward McAuliffe" (New York Times): "Illinois sends bill allowing gay marriage to governor"(First Read): "In shift, GOP vows to fight for more electable candidates in Senate primaries" (CNN): "Christie: Romney 'embarrassed' about VP vetting leak" (Reuters): "Toronto Mayor Ford admits he smoked crack; will not resign"