Todd Akin

‘Bipartisan’ Board Donates to Dems Overwhelmingly

CFPB packed with staunch Democrats, few Republicans

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Consumer Advisory Board, which meets Thursday for the first time in St. Louis, contains numerous Democratic donors, including a member of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

Barack Obama: Social Issues Extremist

Efforts to paint Romney-Ryan as extreme on social issues may backfire

Democrats have seized on Rep. Todd Akin’s (R., Mo.) incendiary remarks about “legitimate rape” in an effort to paint Republicans as “extreme” when it comes to abortion and, by extension, all social issues.

Getting Ryan Wrong

Democrats, media distort Paul Ryan's positions on abortion, Catholic social teaching

Despite the Obama campaign’s stated desire to run a positive campaign focused on economic issues in the midst of the worst recovery in American history, Democrats and their allies began attacking GOP nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan on abortion weeks before Akin made his inflammatory comments.

The Wild One

Elizabeth Warren stumbles as Scott Brown maneuvers in Massachusetts Senate race

Democratic Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has been outmaneuvered by her opponent in recent weeks, as she has struggled to recover from a series of gaffes and mini-scandals.