Posts Tagged ‘Candidate’

My Snap Reactions To NBC Candidate Forum

Tonight we saw the NBC pre-debate. The non-debate debate. Officially a “candidate forum,” both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appeared on the same stage — but not at the same time. The stage was an impressive one, or at least the exterior shots were, since it was held on an aircraft carrier in New York […]

GOP Candidate Ben Carson Seriously Thinks There’s Something Called ‘Judicial Law’

One of the lasting legacies of the George W. Bush presidency is that it severely lowered the bar on what we expect the president to know. Bush and mainly his primary handler, Karl Rove, made it generally acceptable for the chief executive to be no smarter than the great unwashed he’s governing. Worldly, smart people […]

Jon Stewart Finds Out What Happens When A GOP Candidate Is Invited To A Gay Wedding

The question of the day for GOP presidential hopefuls appears to be: “Would you attend a gay wedding?” And Jon Stewart is having a blast with their uncomfortable answers. “This campaign boils down to, ‘Who do you trust to pick up the phone at 3 a.m. and RSVP to a gay wedding?’” Stewart said on […]

Jon Stewart Finds Out What Happens When A GOP Candidate Is Invited To A Gay Wedding

The question of the day for GOP presidential hopefuls appears to be: “Would you attend a gay wedding?” And Jon Stewart is having a blast with their uncomfortable answers. “This campaign boils down to, ‘Who do you trust to pick up the phone at 3 a.m. and RSVP to a gay wedding?’” Stewart said on […]

Christie May Be Lagging Behind As A 2016 Candidate, But He’s Got A Card To Play

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J. -– Like many New Jerseyans, Karen Parliament isn’t shy about offering her opinion — particularly when it comes to Gov. Chris Christie. “I love him,” Parliament said Tuesday as she waited to see Christie speak in person for the third time in his five-year tenure. ”I just hope he starts to announce […]

‘The Rent Is Too Damn High’ Candidate Jimmy McMillan Facing Eviction

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that “the rent is too damn high” may soon not have a place to live. Jimmy McMillan says he’s facing an eviction notice that says he has to leave his rent-stabilized Manhattan apartment on St. Mark’s Place. McMillan, […]

The Candidate: Election Season Classic May Ease Pain As It Entertains

“Some good souls found The Candidate cynical. I wonder what they’ll think when they read this portrait of the real-life Jerry Brown … This is the book that could force the little fox into the open.” Jeremy Larner author of the Academy Award-winning screenplay of The Candidate Some people watch It’s A Wonderful Life at […]

Emily Cain vs. Bruce Poliquin Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Maine District 2 Congressional Race 2014

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Emily Cain vs. David Poliquin Congressional race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That’s what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you! We are a national nonpartisan initiative working with college and university administrators, […]

Jon Husted vs. Nina Turner Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Ohio Secretary of State Race 2014

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Jon Husted vs. Nina Turner Secretary of State race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That’s what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you! We are a national nonpartisan initiative working with college and […]

A Song For Bruce Rauner, Illinois’ Republican Governor Candidate

While this election year may not be going just as how Illinois’ Republican candidate for Governor Bruce Rauner would like them to, the multi-millionaire still has all his loot and now a lovely new tune to enjoy it with! Matt Farmer, a Chicago lawyer and musician has composed and recorded “Plutocrat (The Ballad of Bruce […]

Mark Warner vs. Ed Gillespie vs. Robert Sarvis Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Virginia Senate Race 2014

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Mark Warner vs. Ed Gillespie vs. Robert Sarvis Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That’s what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you! We are a national nonpartisan initiative working with college […]

GOP Leader Questions Candidate About Hate Group That Advocates Death Squads

The head of Maryland’s Republican Party, Joe Cluster, has called local candidate Michael Peroutka to the woodshed for a “clarification” about his involvement with a high-­profile, white nationalist hate group. At least that’s what Cluster thinks the subject of their July 25 meeting will be. But wait until he reads this. On July 8, as […]

Monica Wehby, Oregon GOP Senate Candidate, Raises Funds Off Veterans Affairs Woes

WASHINGTON — Oregon GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby used the troubles at the Department of Veterans Affairs Wednesday as the basis for a fundraising email attacking her opponent, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.). Wehby’s email to supporters came on the day that the VA inspector general released a scathing report concluding that veterans waited an average […]