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He concluded that he could do much more for Britain out of Parliament and abandoned it to become one of the nation's most successful political writers and broadcasters. He says of his time in Parliament, “To be an MP is to feed your ego and starve your self-respect.” Political television star and former ...
In the Benczkowski nomination, Justice has summarized the rules, Whitehouse has voiced his worries, and the nominee appears to recognize proper limits. If these checks and balances hold up, they can help protect the rule of law as Mueller's investigation proceeds. David Ignatius is a political writer.

Yaseen Al-Tamimi, a political writer and analyst, said there are scary trends to implement political agendas threatening the geopolitics of the country. "Some factions that have been playing major roles in the war and politics such as the General People's Congress Party have become marginalized and so is ...
He concluded that he could do much more for Britain out of Parliament and abandoned it to become one of the nation's most successful political writers and broadcasters. He says of his time in Parliament, “To be an MP is to feed your ego and starve your self-respect.” Joe Scarborough, a political television ...
Fivethirtyeight political writer Perry bacon Jr. And Bloomberg news white house correspondent Shannon pettypiece. What do you think these appearances by Mcdougal and Daniels do to trump? Any other president you would think would be destroyed by this. Yeah, that's why I think the most disturbing part ...
$76 million in overpayments to private Medicaid-program insurers dating back 5 years, two state audits found. The reviews by Auditor General Frank Mautino, released last week, of the Department of Human Services and Department of Healthcare and Family Services also determined that they paid $71 ...

If Democrat Carl Brewer were Kansas governor, lawmakers might be discussing legalizing marijuana to raise extra money for public schools as they struggle to agree on a plan for satisfying a state Supreme Court mandate on education funding. Some major candidates for governor, like Brewer, believe the ...
By JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer. TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers on Thursday advanced the first piece of a plan to satisfy a state Supreme Court mandate on public school funding, a bill designed to make the distribution of education dollars fairer to poorer areas. The bill's approval by a ...
FILE - In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner addresses the crowd on primary election night, in Chicago. Rauner is seeking "common ground" with Republicans on divisive issues after barely surviving an insurgent challenge in Tuesday's election. Rauner says his ...
The Trickle Down is Salute Magazine's weekly column by Political Writer Amanda Godula. The Trickle Down is a weekly look into what's need-to-know, fresh takes on trends, and the inevitable controversies from the political arena. Let's dig in and see what's happening this week.
A sickening act of youth violence in Florida glinted across the news headlines last week, and then disappeared from view. There will be no CNN town halls or student walkouts over the lost life and preventable tragedy, because there are no guns to blame. Only dropped balls. As the exploiters of crisis know ...
Kobach is standing to Hartman's left with his wife, Heather, and Hartman's wife, Libba, is standing to his right. (AP Photo/John Hanna) The Associated Press. By JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer. TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kris Kobach picked a former Republican rival Wednesday to be his running mate in his ...
New Hampshire Primary Source covers breaking and behind-the-scenes news and analysis on all things political in the Granite State. John DiStaso is the most experienced political writer in New Hampshire and has been writing a weekly column since 1982. SOUCY, CORRIVEAU MAKE KEY POLITICAL ...
By MICHAEL R. BLOOD, AP Political Writer. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two of the nation's prominent Republicans on Wednesday envisioned a future for the GOP far removed from President Donald Trump's Twitter blasts, where inclusiveness, a kinder tone and a willingness to work with Democrats on ...
Her opponent, Kaus, is a political author and blogger. He began writing his blog, Kausfiles, in 1999, as well as working at other websites such as Slate and the Daily Caller. He also ran for a seat in the Senate as an issue-raising candidate for the Democratic Party in 2010. Kaus wanted to draw attention to ...
Lori Taylor, a Texas A&M University professor, answers questions about a report on costs in the Kansas public school system during a legislative committee meeting, Monday, March 19, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. The report says improving Kansas public schools could cost up to $2 billion ...
Head over to for a roundup of all things primary-related, including answers to questionnaires our 40-year political writer, TOM KACICH, devised for candidates in eight contested races, and a running list of election-related stories we've published, updated as new content hits the ...

Kansas state Reps. Brad Ralph, left, R-Dodge City, and Jim Karleskint, R-Tonganoxie, watch one of House's electronic tally boards as members approve a bill designed to attract large chicken-processing plants to the state, Monday, March 12, 2018, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Ralph supports the bill, ...
Gingrich said “the book is a blueprint for a Republican Party focused on a better future for all Americans, with more freedom, more prosperity and lower cost.” Reaction from the Newsom camp on the endorsement: “LOL.” — Joe Garofoli. Joe Garofoli is The San Francisco Chronicle's senior political writer.
At the Q&A with Austin-American Statesman chief political writer Jonathan Tilove, Wright showed his strengths as a masterful storyteller. Seemingly softball questions like “Why do you still live in Texas?” would inspire detailed narratives about late nights in Gruene with George Strait, Asleep at the Wheel, ...
Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration on Monday reversed course and announced that it will replace residence halls at the Quincy veterans' facility which housed victims of a Legionnaires' disease outbreak responsible for the deaths 13 people and making dozens more ill since 2015. The plan, revealed by ...
But first he faces a primary challenge from state Rep. Jeanne Ives, who jumped into the race after he angered conservatives with his actions on issues such as abortion and illegal immigration.(Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP File)/ The Associated Press. By JOHN O'CONNOR, AP Political Writer.
And even more strangely, Trump's own head of the National Security Agency has just pointedly stated that the President has done little to deter the Russians from tampering with the 2018 elections. Whoever is running this witch hunt is sure doing one hell of a job. Jud Lounsbury is a political writer based in ...
The Illinois House controlled by Democrats pushed through some gun control measures Wednesday, endorsing a bump-stock ban and a minimum age of 21 for buying assault-style weapons in response to a Florida massacre and the killing of a Chicago police officer. The House voted to prohibit the sale of ...
Illinois children could not play tackle football until age 12 under a plan a House committee endorsed Thursday after hearing personal tales of head trauma and its link to the brain disease known as CTE. The Mental Health Committee advanced the bill named for Dave Duerson, the former Chicago Bears ...
Illinois House Democrats unleashed a bevy of proposed restrictions on firearms Tuesday, an urgent response to the Florida high school shooting as well as the fatal shooting of a Chicago police officer a day earlier. The Judiciary-Criminal Committee approved five gun-control measures including barring ...
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan listens as lawyer Heather Wier Vaught discusses a list of sexual harassment complaints in Springfield, Ill., Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. Madigan has released an internal review showing nine incidents of sexual harassment or discrimination in his state office in the past ...
A Democratic state senator ripped Gov. Bruce Rauner Tuesday over the Legionnaires' disease crisis at the Quincy veterans home, saying the Republican's administration has been sitting on viable options for more than a year and officials "need to make a decision and get it done." Sen. William Haine was ...
Jeffery Engel, director of the Center for Presidential History of Southern Methodist University, spoke at George H.W. Bush Library in honor of President's Day. Photo by Alyssa Denson · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. In celebration of President's Day, the George Bush Presidential Library hosted ...
Gov. Bruce Rauner reaches out to shake hands with House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, right middle, and Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, after delivering his budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 at at the Capitol in Springfield, ...
KINGMAN – Barry Webb, political author and former Arabic translator and analyst for the National Security Agency, will speak to the Republican Women's Club of Kingman at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dambar restaurant, 1960 Andy Devine Ave. The club meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. if you want to order ...
Back in 1992 when a whippersnapper inherited the Politics Column from political writer George Borrelli, local gab centered on the big congressional race between Democrat Dennis Gorski and Republican Jack Quinn. Open seat. Incumbent county executive vs. incumbent Hamburg supervisor. Strong GOP ...
The UK prime minister has accused Russia of poisoning ex-spy Sergei Skripal with the Russian-made nerve agent “Novichok.” Russia has denied all allegations and demanded access to the investigation materials. Sputnik discussed the situation with Diana Johnstone, a political writer specializing in ...
Illinois lawmakers could not tap taxpayer funds to settle sexual harassment complaints under legislation that moved to the House floor Wednesday. Officials with the General Assembly claim it's never happened in Illinois, but Rep. David McSweeney wants to avoid cases like those involving members of ...
Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza continued her push Thursday for better accounting of the state's finances, urging legislators to require the governor's office to pay employee salaries from its own budget instead of "off-shoring" the costs to agencies. Mendoza, who previously convinced lawmakers to ...


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