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October 19, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS An anti-abortion rights group spending heavily to influence the midterm elections is targeting 42 House Democrats in a $1 million mail campaign aimed at turning them out of Congress... (more)


October 19, 2010
FOX NEWS Virginia's top-ranking attorney warned Monday that the federal government will be able to order Americans to "buy anything" if the state's lawsuit against the health care overhaul goes down, after a federal judge in Richmond heard arguments in the landmark case... (more)


October 19, 2010
JOHN GIZZI Predicting that Republicans will win control of the House next month and that he will then be chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Darrell Issa (R.-Calif.) vowed that the Obama Administration will be held accountable "like they've never been held accountable"... (more)


October 19, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH Nearly 40 years ago, America was shocked by news that researchers recruited hundreds of black sharecroppers with syphilis, promising them free food, free medical exams and free burials, but never telling them they had the sexually transmitted disease and never treating them for it... (more)


October 18, 2010
POLITICO Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Monday warned Republican Party leaders that if they do not adhere to the message of the tea party, the GOP may be "through." In a brief interview with CNN shortly after a rally for the Tea Party Express in Reno, Palin insisted that the reports of a rift between the tea party and GOP are overblown... (more)


October 18, 2010
REP. LOUIE GOHMERT Judge not lest ye be judged. Be ye kind. Be a good Samaritan. Turn the other cheek. Love one another. These are only a few of the scriptures that are so often mentioned by professing Christians who are asking to be disqualified from jury duty for religious reasons... (more)


October 18, 2010
MICHAEL BARONE Seven months ago, Speaker Nancy Pelosi spent a busy week rounding up votes to get the House to pass the Senate version of the Democrats' health-care legislation. It wasn't easy. She had to get Democrats who had voted no in November to switch to yes in March... (more)


October 18, 2010
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST This week, President Obama is spending some time in California trying to rescue the political fortunes of his most bitterly partisan Senate ally seeking re-election in 2010. The United States Senate throughout its history has had its share of cantankerous iconoclasts... (more)


October 17, 2010
JOHN GIZZI Nationally-recognized pollster Scott Rasmussen last night predicted that Republicans would gain 55 seats in races for the U.S. House of Representatives November 2--much more than the 39 needed for a Republican majority in the House for the first time since 2006... (more)


October 17, 2010
ASSOCIATED PRESS Doubters who thought the tea party would fade away can forget it. More than 70 of its favored candidates are on Nov. 2 ballots, and nearly three dozen are locked in competitive House races, according to a state-by-state analysis by The Associated Press... (more)


October 17, 2010
HENRY LAMB Except for a brief period during the Reagan years, America has been moving steadily toward becoming a social democracy rather than the republic our founders gave us. There is a very good reason why this is happening. Since 1933, Democrats have had complete control of government -- Presidency, House and Senate -- for 34 years... (more)


October 16, 2010
CONNIE HAIR Democrat Sen. Harry Reid and his Republican challenger Sharron Angle squared off in their only debate of the election Thursday night in Nevada. Angle's responses were what you would expect from a conservative candidate. Reid's answers were disjointed and evasive... (more)


October 16, 2010
WASHINGTON TIMES While the Nov. 2 elections will shake up the partisan balance in both houses of Congress, each major party will experience dramatic internal shifts. Democrats face a decapitation of leadership that could be substantial, and the Senate Republican caucus will undergo a substantial shift to the right... (more)


October 16, 2010
CHUCK COLSON On Tuesday, a federal judge ordered the Pentagon to immediately stop enforcing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy. As one legal scholar put it, the policy has become a "giant game of hot potato." That may be true, but it's a potato that the courts have no business grabbing... (more)


October 16, 2010
NEWSMAX In baseball, a tie goes to the runner. But a draw in Thursday night's Reid-Angle debate could cost Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid a return trip to Congress, pundits say. Based on a variety of press accounts, tea party favorite Sharron Angle was at least as effective as Reid throughout the debate. She also delivered arguably the night's most memorable line, telling the incumbent to "man up" on fixing Social Security... (more)


October 16, 2010
ADAM TRAGONE Barry's not going to be happy. At the Virginia Tea Party Patriots Convention, Rep. Steve King sat with me to discuss the most divisive issue in American politics: ObamaCare. The Iowa Congressman said that the first bill that will be introduced in January 2011 will be a full-on repeal of the legislation that no one read, not even the lawmakers who passed it... (more)


October 15, 2010
CONNIE HAIR A terrific new documentary opens in theaters nationwide today that pits the wit, wisdom and success of Ronald Reagan against the vapid, socialistic bankruptcy of Obamanomics... (more)


October 15, 2010
NEWSMAX Media watchdog Brent Bozell tells Newsmax the "double standard" the national press employs in dealing with liberals and conservatives is "horrific" and worse than ever... (more)


October 15, 2010
NEWSMAX Grass-roots conservatives and GOP leaders rejoiced Thursday following a federal judge's ruling that a multistate challenge to the constitutionality of Obamacare must be allowed to go forward... (more)


October 15, 2010
JOSEPH FARAH With a couple weeks left before what promises to be a historic midterm election, it's time to consider the priorities for the next Congress. What needs to be done? How can the next Congress avoid the failures of previous ones following massive political realignments? What should be on the agenda in the first year?... (more)


October 15, 2010
MICHELLE MALKIN The White House attack on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce isn't about "disclosure." It's about disarmament. While posing as campaign finance champions, the ultimate goal of the Democratic offensive is to intimidate conservative donors, chill political free speech and drain Republican coffers... (more)


October 15, 2010
NEWSMAX Asked if he would attend the State of the Union address next year, after the TV cameras this year caught him objecting to President Obama's denigration of the country's highest court, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito said, "I doubt that I will be there in January"... (more)


October 15, 2010
JOHN GIZZI "That's what you do when you don't have any issues with which to campaign on," moderate former Rep. Tom Davis (R.-Va.) told HUMAN EVENTS yesterday. Davis, who chaired the National Republican Congressional Committee from 1998-2002, was referring to the Obama Administration's last-minute, election year salvos against campaign expenditures by groups opposed to its agenda... (more)


October 15, 2010
DAILY CALLER Republicans will have President Barack Obama's czars and his use of regulatory powers to circumvent congressional inaction on issues such as cap and trade in GOP crosshairs if the party takes control in January... (more)


October 15, 2010
WORLDNETDAILY Another lawsuit over gun rights has been launched by the Second Amendment Foundation, the group that won the landmark Supreme Court decision affirming that the right to bear arms applies to individual Americans... (more)