Meridian, Miss., Democratic mayoral candidate Rod Amos was arrested Sunday around 3 a.m., reports WTOK-TV News.
The arrest of New York State Democratic Sen. John Sampson is the latest scandal to rock the Democratic caucus in the state Senate, reports the New York Times.
Former Democratic Indiana state representative Michael Marshall was sentenced to 18-months in prison for voter fraud Monday, reports WCSI Local News.
A poll released by Pew Research Center in December has shown that while the Republican Party remains largely united in its support for Israel, liberal Democrats are almost evenly divided.
A potential deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff could be undermined by the Democratic Party’s refusal to come to terms with the unsustainability of federal entitlement programs, or to even acknowledge that the government is spending too much.
A poll conducted by CNN/ORC finds broad support for Israeli airstrikes in Gaza that seek to stop Hamas rocket fire into Israel—except among Democrats.
Republicans (and I) thought the 2008 election was a fluke. We thought the Obama coalition of minorities, young people, and white liberals had been brought together under unusual circumstances: the unpopularity of the Bush presidency, the war in Iraq, and the recession and financial crisis. The 2010 midterms, in which the Obama coalition did not appear and Republicans had their best performance in decades, supported this assumption. A combination of GOP enthusiasm and a lackluster economy would spell trouble for Obama’s reelection. Obama would not be able to replicate his 2008 performance. His voters would not show up. We were wrong.
“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste,” former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel said in November 2008. Democrats and liberal pundits are following Emanuel’s advice and refusing to let Hurricane Sandy, which has left at least 40 dead, distract them from their political mission of preventing Mitt Romney from becoming president.
Mitt Romney’s swing from conservative underdog to presidential contender has complicated the political landscape for a handful of moderate Democrats who were banking on tepid Republican turnout in their traditionally red states.
A Democratic state senate candidate in Maine has come under fire for her online alter ego, a level 85 orc named Santiaga who stalks the ashen lands of Azeroth.