New Batch of IRS Emails Refer to ‘Secret Research Project’

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Here’s the latest that Judicial Watch has uncovered on the super-massive IRS scandal…  Grab a second cup of coffee and settle in for a bone-chilling read. Via JudicialWatch.com: Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) email documents revealing that under former IRS official Lois Lerner, the agency seems to acknowledge…

Vulnerable Democrats Plead with Administration to ‘Slow Down’ on Immigration Reform by Executive Fiat

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Breitbart News reports Democrats seeking re-election, along with a growing coalition of advocacy groups are coming together to urge President Obama to use regular legislative process – not executive orders – to address immigration reforms: Vulnerable Democrats who have to face the American people, as well as Republicans in this Fall’s elections, are warning Obama…

Unlikely Allies Rise in the Defense of Rick Perry

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Amid the hyperventilating headlines replete with ALLCAPS and exclamation points!, a  broad spectrum of politicos, pundits, and professors from the Left are coming to Texas Governor Rick Perry’s defense over an abuse of power indictment filed at the close-of-business Friday. Even former Obama Chief of Staff David Axelrod says this doesn’t pass the smell test:…

Judge Demands More Answers After IRS Offers Contradictory Explanation of Lois Lerner’s ‘Lost’ Emails

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The Daily Caller’s Patrick Howley reports his Honor Judge Sullivan is none too pleased with the contradictory testimony the IRS offered to explain the events leading up to the destruction of former IRS Chief Lois Lerner’s hard drive, as well as the missing emails associated with her. In addition to an order to the IRS…

John Bolton PAC Endorses Four Florida US Congressional Candidates

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Breitbart News reports John Bolton PAC has endorsed four more candidates. In this latest round, all of them are Congressional races in Florida: John Bolton’s PAC announced on Thursday that it has endorsed four Florida Republicans in elections for the U.S. House of Representatives. Three of the endorsed candidates are incumbents; one is a challenger.…

At Memphis VA Medical Center Visit, VA Chief Asserts Transparency, Turns Away Veterans with Questions

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WREG News Channel 3 Memphis reports new Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald refused to take questions from veterans during an appearance at the VA Center. (emphasis added) The new boss of the Department of Veterans Affairs was in Memphis Thursday, but he refused to talk with many veterans wanting answers. Bob McDonald did speak with…

Chris McDaniel to File Election Challenge in Circuit Court

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Mississippi’s Clarion-Ledger reports Chris McDaniel will file a challenge to the Republican-run US Senate Primary Run-off election result in circuit court: A spokesman says Chris McDaniel will file his legal challenge of the June 24 GOP primary he lost to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran today in Jones County Circuit Court. Today is the deadline to…

Real Conservatives National Committee Targets Two Tennessee Democrats for Ouster

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The Real Conservatives National Committee – the organization behind the Beat Lamar effort – have launched two new ‘Beat‘ projects targeting progressive Democrats Jim Cooper (TN-05) and Steve Cohen (TN-09). Michael Patrick Leahy is the co-founder of The Real Conservatives National Committee (TheRealCNC), as well as the lead organizer behind Beat Lamar and now both Beat Jim Cooper…

‘Dark Money’ Floods Arizona’s Six-Way GOP Primary to Replace Governor Jan Brewer

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In politics, ‘dark money’ is a phrase used to describe funds that are contributed and spent in campaigns to elect people or support issues where the source of the funds is unknown at the time of the election.  The Sunlight Foundation first used the term to describe this practice in 2010. Arizona’s Republican Governor Jan…

Cautious Optimism Builds Around GOP Senate Majority in 2014

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The American Thinker’s Silvio Canto looks forward to 2014 at where Republicans might pick up the six seats needed to win the majority: Some of us are “veterans” of 2010 and 2012 expectations.  Remember how the GOP was supposed to pick up the Senate both times?  Don’t remind me.  It still hurts to see what…

3 Simple Questions for Chairman Priebus

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On Saturday, I raised a concern about Erick Erickson’s handling of Reince Priebus at Erickson’s annual RedState Gathering. Today, Erick responded to widespread criticism of his decision to protect the GOP Chairman from questions about tactics in the Mississippi Republican Senate Runoff. Here’s the heart of Erickson’s answer: But there was more to it than…

Six Years After 2008, the Critical Millennial Vote Leans Increasingly Libertarian

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In 2008, young Millenials were the energy and vitality of the Obama Campaign.  Their tireless work throughout that critical election cycle drew an important contrast between the youthful and fresh Barack Obama versus John ‘Get Off My Lawn’ McCain – ultimately propelling Mr. Obama into the Oval Office. However, after a little more than six…