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  • Bernie Sanders' liberal moment

    Bernie Sanders' liberal moment
    The left wing of the Democratic Party is having a magic moment. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., an avowed socialist, drew enthusiastic throngs in Iowa last week. The 700 people who showed up in Davenport gave him the biggest crowd any candidate in either party has seen in the state this year. The audience in Kensett was bigger than the population of Kensett.
  • GOP 2016 primary field gets case of indigestion over measles vaccine

    GOP 2016 primary field gets case of indigestion over measles vaccine
    Thanks to a thoughtless equivocation by an American governor visiting Britain, the measles vaccine has become the first important controversy of the 2016 Republican presidential primary. As with other long-settled issues that unexpectedly pop up to bite...

    Ron Paul, aka the invisible candidate

    A moment ago, I Googled "Ron Paul ignored by media" and came up with 9,222 links. That's a lot of stories about someone being ignored. Here's what happened. In last weekend's Iowa Straw Poll of GOP presidential candidates, the Texas congressman had an...

    Michele Bachmann: While you weren't looking, she's taken over the GOP lead in Iowa

     
    Michele Bachmann surges to lead in new Iowa poll. Mitt Romney second, Tim Pawlenty third. Ron Paul fifth.

    You can forget about Sarah Palin as a Republican candidate, if you want to look silly by fall

     
    Sarah Palin has announced nothing, but Gallup finds her ahead in several important candidate factors.