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The Ebola Election: How the virus story is giving GOP candidates a boost

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:00am
At the very least, the nonstop media coverage is drowning out any other message that either party wants to deliver.
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Ebola ‘czar’ to skip House hearing, aide says

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:00am
Ron Klain, appointed last Friday by President Obama to direct the nation's response to the Ebola crisis, sent his regrets Monday to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which had invited him to testify this Friday, a committee aide told Fox News.
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GAO report finds thousands of government workers on paid leave, costing taxpayers millions

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:00am
Thousands of federal workers who have been put on administrative leave for more than a month have been allowed to collect a paycheck, and accrue vacation days and pension benefits, while taxpayers were forced to foot the multi-million-dollar bill, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
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Operation Ground Game: Parties drive to get out the vote in final stretch

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:00am
Two weeks before Election Day, it’s all about the ground game now.
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WSJ's Jason Riley : Obama's use of racial angle in midterm campaigning 'troubling'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:09pm
Riley said there is no reason why black voters should be inclined to pick Democratic candidates over Republicans. 
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Rep. Bachmann given temporary security detail over ISIS video

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:09pm
The concern about the safety of Bachmann, R-Minn., stems from a video released by the Islamic State that features a clip of Bachmann speaking about the rise of radical Islam.
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Obama says gay marriage a constitutional right

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:09pm
President Obama’s views on gay marriage continue to “evolve.” The president now says he views same-sex marriage as a constitutional right.
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GAO report finds thousands of government workers on paid leave, costing taxpayers millions

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:43pm
Thousands of federal workers who have been put on administrative leave for more than a month have been allowed to collect a paycheck, accrue vacation days and pensions benefits while taxpayers were forced to foot the $775 million bill, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
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Monica Lewinsky calls for end to culture of cyberbullying

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:30pm
The 41-year-old Lewinsky on Monday called for a cultural revolution to stem the "compassion deficit" fueling online hostility.
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Operation Ground Game: Parties drive to get out the vote in final stretch

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:01pm
Two weeks before Election Day, it’s all about the ground game now.
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Ebola ‘czar’ to skip House hearing, aide says

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:55pm
Ron Klain, appointed last Friday by President Obama to direct the nation's response to the Ebola crisis, sent his regrets Monday to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which had invited him to testify this Friday, a committee aide told Fox News.
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Snoop Dogg endorses Colorado Governor candidate

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:46pm
Rapper and marijuana aficionado Snoop Dogg is proving that politics makes strange bedfellows, endorsing an unaffiliated (but libertarian-leading) dark horse candidate for governor of Colorado.
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Obama reportedly wants to cut Congress out of Iran deal

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:01pm
The Obama administration reportedly wants to cut Congress out of any nuclear deal with Iran – at least for the short-term -- fearing they would lose if any measure to lift sanctions came to a vote.
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Dem candidate Nunn uses HW Bush image in campaign ad -- despite being warned

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:31pm
Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn once again has used former President George H.W. Bush’s image to push her own Senate bid, despite repeatedly being asked by the 41st president not to do that.
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Militant pleads not guilty in Benghazi attacks

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:59am
A Libyan militant on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges arising from the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.
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Republicans accused of 'race-baiting' for running ad on black convict murderer

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:20am
Democrats are accusing Republicans of “race-baiting” for running an ad in a Nebraska House race that highlights the case of a black convict who murdered four people within weeks of being released from prison.
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Dem turnout effort can’t turn tide

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:37am
Obama strategy to hold down GOP turnout, keep Republican-leaning swing voters home and juice Democratic base is falling short.
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Stream of people seen leaving Dem rally after Obama starts speaking

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:21am
Many attendees of an Obama campaign rally headed for the exits shortly after the president began speaking Sunday evening.
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Obama votes early in Chicago

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:01am
President Obama cast his vote Monday in the 2014 midterms, using the first day of early voting in Illinois to try to bolster turnout in a daunting election year for his party.
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Proposed Ohio cell phone law raises many questions

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:55am
Using a cell phone in a school or construction zone may soon be illegal in Ohio.
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