Archive for July, 2012

Jul
20
2012

ABC News: Tea Party connection ‘incorrect’

According to ABC News: “An earlier ABC News broadcast report suggested that a Jim Holmes of a Colorado Tea Party organization might be the suspect, but that report was incorrect. Several other local residents with similar names were also... Read more
Jul
20
2012

Aurora shooting: ABC News draws possible Jim Holmes Tea Party connection

ABC News has suggested that James Holmes — the suspect in today’s shooting in Aurora, Colorado — may have a connection to the Tea Party. ABC’s Brian Ross reported this morning that there is "a Jim Holmes of Aurora,... Read more
Jul
16
2012

Handicapping a potential veep shortlist

The cliche first rule in picking a No.2 is, “First, do no harm.” And that’s the lesson the Romney campaign likely learned from John McCain’s 2008 pick of Sarah Palin. The conventional wisdom because of it? Romney makes a... Read more
Jul
14
2012

Governors come out swinging over Medicaid

The Supreme Court decision allowing U.S. states to opt out of expanding Medicaid, the health insurance program for the poor, is pitting governor against governor, with Democrats accusing Republicans of being more concerned with election-year politics than solving healthcare... Read more
Jul
14
2012

Amid latest European bailout, warning signs in US debt figures

While debt and deficits have fallen off Washington’s radar screen a bit, in favor of debate over the federal health care law and other issues, U.S. finances remain alarmingly out of balance. And by some measures, it’s worse than... Read more
Jul
12
2012

Presidential rivals trade charges of lying, Romney demands apology over ‘felony’ remark

The battle between President Obama and Mitt Romney reached new levels of rancor Thursday, with each campaign accusing the other of lying over Romney’s tenure at private-equity firm Bain Capital. via Presidential rivals trade charges of lying, Romney demands... Read more
Jul
12
2012

Doctor says Jesse Jackson Jr. being treated for ‘mood disorder’

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s doctor announced Wednesday that the Illinois Democrat has been absent from Congress for weeks in order to receive treatment for a mood disorder. via Yahoo! News. Read more
Jul
07
2012

California approves funding for high-speed rail line

California lawmakers approved billions of dollars Friday in construction financing for the initial segment of the nation’s first dedicated high-speed rail line connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco. via Fox News. Read more
Jul
03
2012

Tax or penalty? Romney, others still honing message on ObamaCare fine

Mitt Romney’s campaign challenged Obama to make a decision – either call it an unconstitutional penalty or a "constitutional tax," but not both. via Fox News. Read more