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John Avlon and Margaret Hoover discuss the GOP presidential canidates on the CBS Early Show. Discussions about Rick Perry, Paul Ryan, mobilizing the Republican base, and what options the Republicans have for the 2012 Elections.
The Hindenburg. The Titanic. Michele Bachmann. Eighteen months ago, the Minnesota House member was considered an unlikely but undeniable Republican rising star, winning the Iowa straw poll that unofficially begins the primary season. Today, she is embroiled in a litany … Continue reading
John Avlon talks about Republican’s efforts to repeal Heath Care and other political topics of the day as he hosts CNN’s Out Front on July 2, 2012.
Welcome to the Obama Haters Book Club—a parallel universe of fear mongering for fun and profit. Over the past four years, no less than 89 obsessively anti-Obama books have been published, as now catalogued by The Daily Beast. I’m not … Continue reading
Virginia is a cautionary tale for conservatives this year. And those Republicans who always argue that their party wins when it moves further to the right are going to have a lot of explaining to do after Election Day. Polls … Continue reading
The ex-governor and VP pick railed against political consultants at CPAC. But her latest FEC filings show they took millions of dollars from her in the last election cycle. She’s baaaack. Sarah Palin attempted to relaunch her political career and … Continue reading
John King speaks with Margaret Hoover and John Avlon about how Pres. Obama was able to win despite losing white vote.
Brooke speaks with CNN contributors John Avlon and Margaret Hoover about how unexpected events can impact close races.
CNN contributor John Avlon talks to NY1 anchor Errol Louis and Republican strategist Margaret Hoover about the top three campaign myths that voters should be aware of heading to the polls this November.
Our long national nightmare is over. Well, that’s overstating it. But the congresswoman who represented the worst of modern American politics more than she ever tried to represent her Minnesota constituents has announced that she will not run for reelection. … Continue reading
Conservatives should consider this a warning sign. The Republican National Committee’s former Hispanic outreach director for Florida has left the GOP and registered as a Democrat, citing a “culture of intolerance.” Pablo Pantoja is a decorated Iraq war vet who … Continue reading
Less than five months after Barack Obama began his second term, the 2016 presidential campaign kicked off this weekend with a Benghazi-themed attack ad that takes direct aim at Hillary Clinton. The 90-second web ad, called “Benghazi”, was issued by … Continue reading
The redemption tour is over and Congress has a new Comeback Kid. Scandal-laden former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford won back his old congressional seat on Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch by a 54 percent to 45 percent … Continue reading
There was rolling thunder and rain outside the Citadel on Monday night, but the lightning was inside the packed auditorium where Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch clashed in the one debate of the one congressional race in the country … Continue reading
Leave it to the National Republican Congressional Committee to take a bad situation and make it worse. After the unwelcome revelation that former South Carolina governor and GOP congressional nominee Mark Sanford has been accused of trespassing by his ex-wife, … Continue reading
South Carolina Special Election Has All the Makings of a Scandal-Filled Telenovela – The Daily Beast
This is one local election that’s going to get national attention. With Mark Sanford’s victory in the Republican runoff Tuesday night, South Carolina’s May 7 congressional special election will be packed with enough scandal, redemption, and gender-war themes to fill … Continue reading
Sarah Palin attempted to relaunch her political career and her political action committee, SarahPAC, on Thursday with a Web video called “Loaded for Bear,” which presented the former Alaska governor as the new kingmaker for conservative populists in the GOP. … Continue reading