The Massachusetts special election race for the Senate is getting more combative, with election day only a month away. Democrat Ed Markey this month released a web video attacking Republican rival Gabriel Gomez for his connections to...Show More Summary
Gomez is Not backing down– Massachusetts Republican Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez called opponent Rep. Ed Markey (D., Mass.) “pond scum” during an interview on Thursday. This was after his opponent Ed Markey compared Gomez, a former Navy SEAL, to Osama … Continue reading ?
To many people he 2016 elections may seem too far away to start with polling and serious discussions about possible contenders. Not so for some Republicans, who have already begun the search for a candidate that will not repeat Mitt Romney’s 2012 performance. Show More Summary
Gabriel Gomez, the GOP Senate candidate in Massachusetts, is suddenly getting a fair amount of attention for calling opponent Ed Markey “pond scum” in an interview yesterday. That’s pretty pond-scummy in and of itself. But the other stuff Gomez said … Continue reading ?
In New York, even a disgraced Democrat can beat a Republican representative. A May 21-22 poll by Rasmussen shows both Democrat front-runners for mayor of New York, Christine Quinn and former congressman Anthony Weiner, outpoll the top GOP hopeful, Joseph J. Show More Summary
Scott Walker tried to introduce himself to Iowa Republicans Thursday as so many would-be presidential candidates often do — one of their own.
(CNN) - It's take two for Tom Tancredo. After making a bid for Colorado governor as a third party candidate in 2010, the former GOP congressman known nationally for his outspoken and hardline stance on illegal immigration, Thursday announced he's running for governor again, in 2014, but this time as a Republican. "I announced 5 […]
That's an actual tweet from the Rev. E.W. Jackson, the Republican nominee for Lt. Gov. of Virginia. Jackson, a social conservative activist with no record of electoral success, was nominated on the first ballot at the state GOP's convention...Show More Summary
Is experience as a vulture venture capitalist going to be a requirement for Republican candidates for federal office from Massachusetts from now on? Because a pattern is developing… Gabriel E. Gomez, the Republican nominee for the US Senate special election, reported adjusted gross income of $10.1 million over six years as a private equity investor, [...]
by Kirsten Andersen RICHMOND, May 20, 2013 (LifeSiteNews) – The newly-nominated Republican candidate for governor of Virginia is a strong pro-life leader who told supporters at a fundraiser last year that LifeSiteNews.com is the homepage for one of the computers in his home. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, 44, accepted…
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow warned her very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very liberal audience that the Virginia Republican Party just picked a slate of "very, very, very, very, very, very, very, very conservative" candidates. On Tuesday's...Show More Summary
Politico parted ways with Joe Williams after he said in the 2012 election that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney wasn’t comfortable being around black people. That, however, hasn’t stopped him from blurting out head scratchers,Show More Summary
During the Tea Party’s uprising of 2009, E.W. Jackson, the controversial Republican candidate for Virginia Lieutenant Governor, founded a socially conservative organization named Staying True To America’s National Destiny (STAND). Though the website has since been heavily scrubbed, a cached version from October 9, 2009 shows that Jackson’s group initially spelled out its “Top 7 [...]
Virginia's Republican nominee for lieutenant governor is either very confused about the constitutional clause that counted slaves as three fifths of a person for representation and taxation purposes, or he's very creative (read: wrong) in his interpretation of it. Talking Points memo is reporting today on a statement E.W. Show More Summary
Former GOP VP candidate and Fox News contributor Sarah Palin has some kind words for CNN anchor Jake Tapper. Palin tweeted: There’s something different, certainly refreshing, about Jake Tapper. I call it integrity and professionalism…. Show More Summary
We already know that E.W. Jackson is anti-gay and anti-Muslim. TPM reports he hasn’t favored equality for blacks, either, even though he’s black. The 1988 battle over housing desegregation in South Boston began after the federal government found the city of Boston had illegally segregated public housing and prevented African Americans from moving into public [...]
As MSNBC and Chuck Todd recycle the hidebound liberal argument that perhaps the new black GOP nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia is "out of the mainstream" on abortion, no one expects the Maddow Network to do the same for the Democrats. State. Show More Summary
In an effort to prove that they learned absolutely nothing from the 2012 elections, Republicans in Virginia have nominated a right-wing minister, E.W. Jackson, as lieutenant governor. Jackson, who has been tagged by a Bloomberg writer...Show More Summary
In 2010, Bishop E.W. Jackson — the Virginia Republican nominee for Lt. Governor — created a political action committee designed to elect “conservative black candidates” in districts represented by members of the Congressional Black Caucus. But a ThinkProgress review of Jackson’s PAC filings reveals that it backed just one such candidate, while funneling thousands to [...]