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  • Aug 21: Poll Results

    MORNING NEWS POLL:Do you think child beauty pageants are too sexually exploitive? Yes: 96% No: 4% MIDDAY NEWS POLL: Should Rep. Todd Akin drop out of the Missouri Senate race because of his controversial comments on abortion? Yes: 68% No: 32% NEWS AT...
  • Semantics

    Semantics
    Aug. 22 I do declare! Those big, strong Republican men are out to protect us frail women from our silly selves. That handsome Mitt Romney is already severely anti-abortion, and now we find that his even more handsome young running mate has sponsored a...
  • Political buzzwords of 2012

    Political buzzwords of 2012
    Pull up an empty chair, folks. (Up to you whether to interrogate it.) It's time to take a look back at the year that was, politically speaking. We won't know the 2012 word of the year until The American Dialect Society's annual conference next week....
  • Akin to stay in race despite outcry over "legitimate rape" comments

    Akin to stay in race despite outcry over "legitimate rape" comments
    "#Akin" was still trending on Twitter on Tuesday, two days after the Missouri congressman committed a gaffe on rape. And Missouri voters were still reeling from what many viewed as an incendiary choice of words. Republican Todd Akin had until 5 p.m. to...
  • F.V. man elected president of state Republican group

    Fountain Valley resident and accountant John W. Briscoe, 63, has replaced Celeste Greig as president of the California Republican Assembly. Greig was ousted in a 84-78 vote during the group's convention April 28. The assembly is a volunteer group that...
  • Todd Akin stays in the race

    Todd Akin stays in the race
    It looks like Todd Akin, Missouri`s Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, is too legit to quit. The 5 p.m. deadline for Akin to pull out of the race without having to ask permission from the court, permission Democrats will gladly oppose. And all of this...
  • Viral Video: The "Legitimate Rape" Song

    Viral Video: The "Legitimate Rape" Song
    Missouri Representative Todd Akin's unfortunate "legitimate rape" comments have drawn the ire of many, including Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan.  Now, Akin has his own theme song.  The catchy tune below is "Legitimate Rape" by singer Taylor...
  • Chan Lowe: Todd Akin and rape II

    Chan Lowe: Todd Akin and rape II
    Considering that the Republican Party’s platform committee, meeting yesterday in Tampa, just adopted a plank calling for a constitutional amendment outlawing abortion without exceptions, it appears that the party establishment is brutalizing Todd...
  • Forbes also interested in Seapower chairmanship

    Yesterday I wrote that U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland County, was interested in the chairing the Seapower and Projection Forces subcomittee of the House Armed Services, a panel with oversight of military shipbuilding and the nation's naval...
  • GOP voter fraud probe in Florida: Are the Republicans TRYING to lose this election?

    GOP voter fraud probe in Florida: Are the Republicans TRYING to lose this election?
    The news about suspected Republican voter registration fraud in as many as 10 Florida counties is a weird commentary on the conservative GOP's national push to require photo IDs for voters to combat alleged fraud at the polls. Multiple studies -...
  • Challenger Tries to Link Rep. Lungren to Akin's Rape Comments

    Challenger Tries to Link Rep. Lungren to Akin's Rape Comments
    Congressional candidate Dr. Ami Bera has issued a statement linking republican Representative Dan Lungren to Representative Todd Akin, whose comments about rape have angered even his own party. In a press release, Bera pointed out that Rep. Lungren co-...
  • NYC Singer Makes Viral Video After Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's Legitimate Pregnancy Comments

    NYC Singer Makes Viral Video After Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's Legitimate Pregnancy Comments
    Comments by Missouri Representative Todd Akin, who is currently running for a U.S. Senate seat, needs no reminding but here it is again. "It seems to me, first of all, from what I understand from doctors, that's really rare. If it's a legitimate rape,...