Pennsylvania Voters Souring On Obama 2012 Reelect

Pennsylvania’s looking like it could be a very tough state for Barack Obama in 2012. Obama’s approval rating there is only 42% with 52% of voters disapproving of him, and he’s within the margin of error in the state against 3 … Continued

Haley Barbour Explains Donald Trump’s Rise In The Polls

Potential 2012 presidential candidate Haley Barbour isn’t putting much stock in Donald Trump’s recent surging poll numbers. The Republican Mississippi governor will visit the first-in-the-nation primary state Wednesday and said voters will pay more attention as the nominating process progresses. … Continued

Missouri Dem A.G. To Oppose Obamacare

Missouri’s Democratic attorney general broke with his party on Monday and urged a federal judge to invalidate the central provision of the new health care law. The filing of the brief by Attorney General Chris Koster, a onetime Republican state … Continued

2011 Budget Deal “Still Under Negotiation”

Washington is busy anointing winners and losers in the 11th hour spending deal struck late Friday to avert government shutdown, but meanwhile the staffs of the House and Senate appropriations committees are busy at work negotiating the fine print. “The agreement … Continued

Ford O’Connell At The Hill On George Allen’s Misstep

Virginia Senate candidate George Allen (R) apologized Wednesday to an African-American reporter for asking him, “What position did you play?” in an incident that evoked his infamous “macaca” gaffe. “Since the last time George has run a campaign, things have … Continued