It was a tense night for Republicans as President Obama, in his final State of the Union address, directly challenged the central narratives most Republican presidential candidates have been laying out in their campaigns. Most notably the line that America has become weaker and our enemies stronger under his administration. The president called such assertions â€œfictionâ€ and â€œpolitical hot air.â€
This summer U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski joined forces with Michigan Congressman Fred Upton to form a lucrative campaign marriage known as a joint fundraising committee. Such committees are designed so two or more candidates can team up for fundraisers, split the costs, and then divide the donations. This is a common practice for congressional candidates across the country, however what is notable about the Murkowski-Upton Victory Committee is that instead of grouping candidates from the same state or geographic region the Murkowski-Upton partnership groups the candidates by economic interest.
If you are worried that Donald Trump is taking the country by storm, statistician Nate Silver of FiveThrityEight.com says the numbers should provide ample solace Trump isnâ€™t the juggernaut the media is making him out to be.
Murkowski is once again positioning herself as the Anti-Obama.
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowskiâ€™s third-quarter (July 1st-September 30th) fundraising numbers are out. What, you thought you had already read the news reports a month ago saying the same thing? No, not really.
The issues that will animate 2016 general election races wonâ€™t crystallize for months, after voters pick presidential nominees. Today, both parties are focused on getting the right candidates.
So, does John Tracyâ€™s involvement in both KTVA and Murkowskiâ€™s campaign explain the wide disparity in coverage between KTVA and KTUU? In essence, has KTVA become the station of Murkowski and Murkowski the candidate of KTVA?
The company trying to build the controversial Keystone XL pipeline has given up all hope that President Obama will approve the project
When The Postâ€™s front page declares: â€œRepublicans are on the verge of ceasing to function as a national party,â€ itâ€™s time to ask: How did this come to pass?
A new Quinnipiac poll released this morning shows Dr. Ben Carson surging in Iowa. According to the poll Carson now has the support of…