Monday, August 06, 2007

RealClearPolitics - Politics and Election

RealClearPolitics - Politics and Election

Republicans Stay On Democratic Attack In Debate
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 12:00 PM CDT
The Politico

Hurdles Await Congress After Recess
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 11:55 AM CDT
Wall Street Journal

Congressional Partisanship Serves Both Sides
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 11:54 AM CDT
Los Angeles Times

Nevada Dems Cheer Obama's Pakistan Comments
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 11:50 AM CDT
Las Vegas Review-Jrnl

Clinton Draws Fire From Obama, Edwards Over Lobbyists
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 11:47 AM CDT

Clinton Dances To Defend Husband At Yearly Kos
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 11:45 AM CDT
Associated Press

Small Obama Event Turns Into Hundred-Strong Rally
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 11:39 AM CDT
Salt Lake Tribune

Edwards: Organized Labor Best "Anti-Poverty Movement" Ever
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 11:30 AM CDT
Des Moines Register

GOP Eyes Slice Of California's Electoral Pie
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 11:01 AM CDT
Los Angeles Times

Thompson's Tough Act: Courting Michigan
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 11:00 AM CDT
Detroit News

Fmr. Florida Gov. Martinez Backing Giuliani
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 10:55 AM CDT
Tampa Tribune

McCain Tops South Carolina Contributions
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 10:40 AM CDT
Greenville News

McCain On South Carolina Campaign
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 10:35 AM CDT
The State

Republican Donors Holding Back
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 10:30 AM CDT
Greenville News

Contributions Down, Spending Up in Spartanburg Co.
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 10:25 AM CDT
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Giuliani Leads Among Tobacco, Gambling Donations
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 10:15 AM CDT
New York Post

The RCP Blog

The RCP Blog

House Democrats’ Unforced Error
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 07:31 AM CDT
Late Thursday night there was a significant uproar on the House floor as Democrats undid a vote they had lost over the issue of subsidies to illegal immigrants. David Freddoso at The Corner explains...

'08 Notes: The Drake Debate
Posted: 05 Aug 2007 10:01 AM CDT
If ABC News decided they wanted fireworks, they succeeded. This morning's debate, broadcast from Drake University, was the last chance for some of the second-tier candidates to show themselves off in...

Today's RCP Articles

Today's RCP Articles

Perceptions of Iraq War Are Starting to Shift
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 01:46 AM CDT
It's not often that an opinion article shakes up Washington and changes the way a major issue is viewed. But that happened last week, when The New York Times printed an opinion article by Brookings...

Stealth Tax Increase
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 01:33 AM CDT
WASHINGTON -- The 42 senators and 196 House members who have signed a no-tax-increase pledge received a stern warning last Wednesday from Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform (ATR): If you vote...

The Democrats Dither on Trade
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 01:33 AM CDT
Democratic presidential candidates like to talk about "turning a page" in America's relations with the rest of the world. But what does that mean, in practical terms, on bread-and-butter issues such...

Too Many Debates, Too Little Impact
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 01:19 AM CDT
Although politicians promising more than they can deliver often flout the laws of economics, the 2008 presidential campaign is a priceless illustration of how supply and demand can devalue televised...

First Family Wins and Wounds
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 01:17 AM CDT
How different our politics might be if presidents and presidential wannabes were like priests, sworn to celibacy. Bill Clinton might still be in Hot Springs. We're forced, among other things, to...

A Freshman Lawmaker's Prescriptions
Posted: 06 Aug 2007 01:12 AM CDT
WASHINGTON - Since almost everyone in Washington knows that members of Congress and their staffs have some of the best health insurance in town, you can imagine the surprise that greeted freshman...

Iowa Republicans See Romney As Straw Poll Winner
Posted: 05 Aug 2007 10:27 PM CDT
With a week to go before the Iowa Republican Party's critical straw poll, an informal survey of Iowa Republican Party leaders, conducted by Real Clear Politics, shows high expectations for former...

Whitey, Billy and Mitt
Posted: 05 Aug 2007 01:09 AM CDT
Thursday in Iowa, GOP presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said he wants to strip government officials convicted for corruption of their pensions. He noted his...

House Democrats' Patern Of Abuse
Posted: 04 Aug 2007 11:00 PM CDT
(Editor's note: these remarks were prepared for delivery on Saturday, August 4, but were denied the opportunity to be given on the House floor) "Mr. Speaker, I rise today because enough is enough. ...