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  • Mayo: Local Tea Party supports individual freedoms (except for gays)

    When I heard some local Tea Party zealots had worked themselves into a frothy lather over a Republican political misstep, I naively assumed it was over the revelation that Gov. Rick Scott had been spotted at a Fort Lauderdale Starbucks sipping a chai...
  • RedBlueAmerica: Can the EPA stop global climate change?

    The U.S. Supreme Court this week ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency may use the Clean Air Act to regulate major sources of greenhouse gases, such as factories and power plants. The agency wants to cut carbon emissions by 30 percent over the...
  • One-day recount costs $6,330, yields one vote, so candidate gives up

    One-day recount costs $6,330, yields one vote, so candidate gives up
    Republican Lesli Gooch has halted her bid for a recount of ballots in an Inland Empire congressional race in which she placed third, narrowly missing a place on the fall general election ballot. Gooch finished just 209 votes behind Redlands Mayor Pete...
  • GOP taking extremism to the extreme

    GOP taking extremism to the extreme
    The big news in politics this month has been the primary upset of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R.-Va.). To understand how Cantor lost to economics professor David Brat -- not to mention how the Tea Party ethic has captured mainstream Republican...
  • Intolerance by Broward GOP hurts everyone

    Intolerance by Broward GOP hurts everyone
    If Broward County Republicans are trying to bury themselves, they are doing an excellent job. A hate-filled tirade against gays can do that. The Republican Party wants you to believe they are more inclusive than ever, reaching out to Hispanics and...
  • Chris McDaniel may fight Mississippi GOP Senate primary loss in court

    Chris McDaniel may fight Mississippi GOP Senate primary loss in court
    Sen. Thad Cochran's comeback victory in Mississippi's Republican Senate primary hardened the differences between the GOP's tea party and establishment wings Wednesday, raising the threat that the bitterness of the last several months of campaigning...
  • Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor

    Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win. "It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
  • Republican committeeman defends Chip LaMarca, decries 'bigoted thinking'

    Republican committeeman defends Chip LaMarca, decries 'bigoted thinking'
      Jack Majeske, a Republican committeeman, decried “bigoted thinking” among some of his fellow Republicans, and told the county party chairman that he needs to police the materials handed out at party gatherings. Majeske’s comments,...
  • Broward Republicans attacked for participating in gay pride parade

    Broward Republicans attacked for participating in gay pride parade
    Original post | 11:05 a.m. Updated with comments from Brinkworth | 12:50 p.m. Updated with additional comments from Truex | 5:25 p.m. Two of Broward’s top Republicans are being attacked by a faction of their own party for participating in this...
  • Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been

    Thad Cochran — A Republican surprise that shouldn't have been
    Just a few years ago, this probably wouldn't have been worth mentioning: Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, a six-term incumbent with a strong conservative record who had ceaselessly brought home the bacon for his state, defeated a Republican primary...
  • GOP still faces war with tea party

    WASHINGTON The Republican Party establishment once again won a big battle, this time in Mississippi. But it's still facing a prolonged, bitter war with tea party insurgents. Tea party activists and rebellious conservative groups were fuming Wednesday...