Bob Barr

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) thinks it is time to move on from Robert Mueller’s investigation.
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Reinventing one’s political positioning is a survival tactic.
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Southerners are downright feisty about their independence. There's a great sign at a park on the Alabama-Tennessee border which proclaims "We Dare Defend Our Rights!" Yet this rebellious streak doesn't seem to translate to independent candidates or third party challengers, who tend to fare poorly in Dixie.
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The next big legislative fight (raising the debt ceiling) is just around the corner, and the Republicans can't seem to agree on what to hold as hostage.
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We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.
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What is it about politics in our country that makes it so easy for our leaders to decide which issues they will decide for us and which they should leave alone?
New York
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. exercises his discretion to drop the charges against DSK because they are unsustainable legally, he is virtually certain to be the target of continued political attacks; but he will have gained a great deal of credibility for his office and himself.
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The rise and ultimate fall of Rep. Anthony Weiner's once-brilliant political career has many elements of a classic Greek tragedy, where the highly ambitious, competent, powerful protagonist suffers a horrible fate.
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There's good reason for Bob Barr to think there are serious ethical questions that need to be answered by Ken Buck. Nothing like a little NRA on NRA violence two weeks before an election to make the day interesting.
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The ethanol tax credit program, despite what critics may say, is both a benefit to private industry as well as a net contributor of jobs and tax revenues. It should not be eliminated.
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It's hard to image Gingrich setting sail next year for a run at the White House -- his serial philandering will keep him from ever sitting behind the Oval Office desk.
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Fiorina, whose snarky comment recalls her brash HP days, is guilty of the standard Republican hypocrisy. Yes, Republicans can even be hypocrites about their own hair.
Environment
Doing business with countries averse to American interests is not smart. Investing in our own energy industry and creating jobs is smart economics, smart politics, and smart foreign policy.
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The Georgia Republican appeared on a panel about the balance between national security and personal freedoms. One-time Libertarian
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Here is the entire statement from Norquist, Keene and Barr:: Republicans in Congress are gearing up to fight a new White
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Barr goes on to make the point that CAGW's stance is not only wasteful it might be bad policy. "[T]he benefits of a competing
Comedy
After the announcement that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other 9/11 defendants will stand trial in New York, right wing
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Yesterday, with impressive support from more than 90 initial co-sponsors, Rep. Jerry Nadler introduced a bill in the House that would end such government acts of discrimination by repealing "DOMA."