‘State & National News’ Archives
Does looking outside of politics for candidates ever work? Why do Americans want to turn to businessmen to fix political messes? The Economist’s blog detailed a bleak track record of non-politician administrations. Read more.
Press Release: A masterpiece work of art – "Christ Carrying the Cross" – stolen as part of the widespread Nazi plunder of World War II, was seized last week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The painting was seized through formal [...]
The GOP may want to reconsider its attacks on President Obama over his withdrawal of troops from Iraq. The attacks might win a Republican primary or straw poll, but not a general election. The latest Gallup poll shows that three out of four Americans approve of the [...]
Herman Cain’s sexual-harassment scandal has begun to hurt his poll numbers. A new Reuters/Ipsos poll found that the number of Republicans who view Cain favorably has dropped 9 points, from 66 to 57 percent. His support has also dipped among all registered voters, from 37 percent to 32 percent. [...]
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Rick Perry campaign supporter Ken Blackwell, former Bachmann campaign manager Ed Rollins, former head of the Republican Party Ed Gillespie, strategist Liz Cheney, and analyst John Dickerson spoke with Bob Schieffer on how Rick Perry's bizarre speech made in New Hampshire will affect the rest of his [...]
Walt Disney World, the giant resort near Orlando whose four theme parks draw more than 45 million visitors a year, has made preventing "destination" casinos a top priority. And few, if any, businesses carry as much weight in Florida as Disney, which employs more than 60,000 workers, generates [...]
Press Release: Florida has the potential to save millions in healthcare costs annually while maintaining high-quality healthcare delivery by removing administrative and legislative barriers for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) and Physicians Assistants (PAs), a new Florida TaxWatch [...]
Mississippi's Personhood Initiative is short: "Should the term 'person' be defined to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the equivalent thereof?" Legal and medical experts say the vague language could lead to chaos for women and families.... From Jackson Free [...]
We published our Occupy story today. What are other alt-weeklies reporting? Occupy Checkbook Why is the city of Sacramento spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to crack down and prosecute nonviolent protesters?... From Sacramento News & Review. Occupy San Antonio Prepares for the Long [...]
WEAR TV 3 and FOX 10 both covered Operation Anything for a Buck. Which segment tells you more about the operation that netted 75 indictments and 270 illegal [...]
In an update of their ongoing survey of the full range of GOP presidential candidates – possible, presumed, withdrawn, speculated, and fully announced and running alike – to measure their prominences and impacts here in cyberspace, and rank them according to their PeekScores, the biggest [...]