Elections

In Texas, Hillary plays race card for 2016

By   /  August 12, 2015  /  National, News, Texas  /  No Comments

BASE DESIRE: Hillary Clinton revs up the Obama coalition in a speech at historically black Texas Southern University in Houston.

“Republicans are systematically and deliberately trying to stop millions of American citizens from voting,” she charged.

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DeSoto County replaces four incumbent legislators in GOP primary

By   /  August 11, 2015  /  Mississippi, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Photo illustration by Steve Wilson

Four incumbent legislators in DeSoto County were swept out in the GOP primaries in the north Mississippi county last week.

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Candidates for Central District PSC seat express reservations about Kemper Project

By   /  August 3, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

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Candidates for the Central District PSC seat are skeptical of Mississippi Power’s Kemper Project integrated gasification power plant.

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Virginia candidate goes to court over SBE stance on e-signatures

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  News, Virginia  /  No Comments

SUSAN STIMPSON: Criticizes Bolling.

The campaign of Republican House challenger Susan Stimpson is going to court.

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2 GOP lawmakers help McAuliffe kill voter ID bill

By   /  May 7, 2015  /  News, Politics & Elections, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

BARRIER TO ENTRY? Gov. Terry McAuliffe's veto of a photo ID requirement for absentee ballots strikes critics as contradictory.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s veto of a photo identification bill was upheld by a single Republican lawmaker who maintains the election measure was flawed. McAuliffe also killed legislation that would have matched jury excusals with voter registration lists.

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Watchdog Podcast: At the Races — Carson, Fiorina, Sanders and other underdogs in 2016 presidential field

By   /  May 5, 2015  /  Federal Government, Podcast, Politics & Elections, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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In this episode, hosts Ben Yount and Eric Boehm discuss the latest round of entrants into the 2016 presidential field.

Can outsiders like Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina make a mark on the GOP field? Will Sen. Bernie Sanders force Hilary Clinton to move to the left in the Democratic primary?

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