Eric Cantor

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) speaks to the media during a news conference on Capitol Hill, May 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Leader Cantor spoke to reporters after attending a closed meeting with House Republicans. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

St. Louis Tea Party Reflects on Eric Cantor’s Loss

A Tea Party victory in Virginia is giving fuel to members in St. Louis.

06/11/2014

Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell (Photo by ISAF via Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Focus On Conspiracy Theories Instead Of Solutions For America

Revelations surrounding David Petraeus’ affair have prompted the tin foil hat crowd on the right to find all sorts of conspiracies about why the news that CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer was released after the election.

11/20/2012

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with female House Democrats (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Pelosi Stays On As Leader, Continuing To Defy The GOP War On Women

She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.

11/14/2012

Gabriela Saucedo Mercer (Credit: SaucedoMercer.com)

Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don’t Want Middle Easterners Here

Republican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US “either legally or illegally”.

08/29/2012

NRA Convention billboard

3 GOP Hopefuls To Appear at NRA Event in St. Louis

More than 60,000 people have registered for the April 13-15 gathering at the America’s Center convention center, and that the number is expected to grow with late registrations.

04/03/2012

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Overnight America: Debt Ceiling, Minnesota Shutdown, Social Security

As we enter the month of July, Jon Grayson has the evening off and Ralph Graczak is sitting in at the helm of Overnight America.

07/01/2011

Gas prices

Overnight America: Gas Prices, Debt Ceiling, Afghanistan

Ralph Graczak is filling in for Jon Grayson who has the evening off. Wary of a new surge in gas prices, the Obama administration said yesterday it is selling off 30 million barrels of oil from the country’s emergency reserves. Is this a sufficient tactic?

06/24/2011

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Blunt Calls for More Joplin Aid

The senator would like to see the federal government cover 100% of the cleanup costs.

06/22/2011

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