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Obama Still Channeling George W. Bush

Obama Still Channeling George W. Bush

It has been almost 16 months since I wrote about the comparative positions of President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush as they approached their second midterm elections. Since then, the two presidents, and two administrations, have continued to resemble each other increasingly.

Cruz Claims 'Overwhelming Majority' of Violent Criminals Are Democrats

Appearing on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show Monday, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said that most violent criminals are Democrats.

Iraq Vet Enters Delaware Race with Call to Accept 100,000 Syrian Refugees

Iraq War veteran Sean Barney on Tuesday became the fourth Democrat to enter the race for Delaware’s open at-large congressional seat.

Evangelicals Make Environmental Issues About 'Caring for God's Creation'

The Evangelical Environmental Network is just what it sounds like: a ministry of evangelicals, mostly Republicans, who believe climate change is dangerous and worth fighting.

Gubernatorial Races to Watch in 2016

Despite Democrats’ surprising victory last week in Louisiana — where state Rep. John Bel Edwards beat Republican Sen. David Vitter in the runoff – they hold only 18 gubernatorial seats, compared to the 31 held by Republican governors.

Florida Republican Puts House Campaign on Hold Because 'Health Issue'

Former Republican Rep. Sandy Adams announced Wednesday she is suspending her campaign for Congress in Florida’s 6th District “due to health-related developments.”

Poll: Wide Divide Over Allowing Muslim Refugees Into the U.S.

A new poll shows six in 10 Americans don’t want the U.S. to allow Muslim refugees from Syria into the country but are more inviting to Christian refugees.

Kentucky Governor Restores Thousands of Ex-Felons' Right to Vote

As Kentucky Gov. Steven L. Beshear, a Democrat, prepares to leave office, he is attempting to leave his mark on an issue that has made his state an outlier.

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