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GOP Debate In Ohio

VOTE: Who Do You Think Won The First GOP Debate?

Vote for who you think won the first GOP Debate.

08/07/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10:  U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during the 2015 Alfred K. Whitehead Legislative Conference and Presidential Forum March 10, 2015 in Washington, DC. Prospective 2016 presidential candidates from both political parties participated in the presidential forum during the conference which hosted by the International Association of Fire Fighters.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dom Giordano: Why Ted Cruz Is Trailing

All signs indicate that Texas Senator Ted Cruz will be a candidate for the Republican Party nomination for president of the United States.

03/22/2015

(FDR accepts the Democratic nomination for president at Franklin Field, in West Philadelphia, in 1936.  Photo from FDR Library)

Philadelphia Will Extend Its Long History of Hosting Political Conventions

The Democratic convention has been held here twice previously, and the Republican convention six times.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

(Gov. Tom Corbett, accompanied by Pennsylvania budget secretary Charles Zogby, speaks with reporters after signing but vetoing portions of the new state budget.   Photo by Tony Romeo)

PA Senate Mulls Lawsuit Over Corbett Vetoes

While the US House has voted to sue President Obama for allegedly overstepping is authority, Governor Corbett could find himself in the same situation – as the target of a lawsuit brought by a state Senate controlled by his own Republican party.

08/04/2014

House speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) listens as House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) speaks to reporters following his unexpected primary re-election defeat.  Photo by Mark Wilson/ Getty Images)

Jewish Republicans Reeling After Rep. Cantor’s Primary Loss in Virginia

The Tea Party upset not only knocks out House speaker John Boehner’s top lieutenant, it also leaves the GOP without a Jewish member of Congress.

06/11/2014

(Rep. Jim Gerlach, .  Credit: CBS-3)

Montco GOP Head Hopeful a ‘Good Candidate’ Will Emerge to Succeed Rep. Gerlach

Congressman Jim Gerlach’s announcement that he will not seek re-election to a seventh two-year term in the US House is expected to set off a mad scramble for his seat.

01/07/2014

(Image from Montco DA)

Montco GOP Vote Set To Replace Former Party Leader, Now Under Arrest

One week after former chairman Bob Kerns was charged with drugging and raping a female employee who worked at his North Wales law firm, committee members will come together to choose a new chairman.

12/03/2013

(Image from Montco DA)

Former Chair Of Montco GOP Charged With Drugging, Raping Co-Worker

The Montgomery County district attorney says the arrest of Robert Kerns stems from an incident on October 25th at a party for his law firm.

11/26/2013

(Gary Morton was one of a group of demonstrators in East Falls on Wednesday.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

In East Falls, Voices Rise Against GOP Role in Congressional Impasse

Their message was against the ongoing shutdown of much of the federal government and in favor of the onset of the latest phase of Obamacare.

10/02/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.28.13

Chris discusses the escalation of sabre rattling against Syria after the regime’s use of chemical weapons, the return home of lung transplant recipient Sarah Murnaghan, and the banning of a vanity license plate in New Jersey. He also talks to Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky and foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/28/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie.  Credit: Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Don’t Republicans Understand Rape?

Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.

10/24/2012

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