Presidents Bush, George W. Bush, accompanied by his father President George H. W. Bush throw out first pitch to Nolan Ryan at the World Series, Game 4 2010. The Texas Rangers vs. San Francisco Giants. GW has a good arm!
VIDEO CREDIT: dafunkymex
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NRSC Statement On The Alaska Senate Race Sunday, October 31, 2010 @ 11:10 AM
Regarding today’s inaccurate report from ABC News suggesting that Republican leaders are no longer supporting Joe Miller in Alaska NRSC Executive Director Rob Jesmer said:
“While I’m sure ABC News enjoyed leading Politico’s Playbook this morning, it might have been more useful if they had actually taken a moment to contact the NRSC before running this inaccurate story. Joe Miller not only has the full support of the NRSC, but he’s actually featured prominently in our TV ad which is running still today statewide in Alaska.”
In addition, NRSC Chairman John Cornyn was asked about this story on ABC’s This Week earlier today and said:
AMANPOUR: “Let me ask you about Joe Miller in Alaska - our Jon Karl, political correspondent, is saying the GOP is basically giving up on Joe Miller or thinking he's not going to win.”
SEN. CORNYN: “That's not the case - what we have done, we are supporting the nominee of our party which is Mr. Miller.”
TEXT CREDIT: National Republican Senatorial Committee
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NRSC Statement On CBS Voicemail Regarding Joe Miller Sunday, October 31, 2010 @ 12:10 PM
Regarding the breaking story out of Alaska that the Anchorage CBS affiliate was caught on an inadvertent voicemail conspiring against Republican nominee Joe Miller NRSC Communications Director Brian Walsh said:
“If this voicemail is authentic, which is appears to be, it is deeply disturbing. It should trouble all Americans that any member of the media would attempt to purposefully smear a nominee for the U.S. Senate. CBS owes an immediate explanation to Joe Miller and his campaign.”
TEXT CREDIT: National Republican Senatorial Committee
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Governor Chris Christie holds his tenth Town Hall Meeting on his Reform Agenda in Moorestown, N.J. on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
|Further burdening New Jerseyans with unaffordable public obligations is as Governor Christie said, “how we got ourselves in to the awful fiscal mess” and is why he must “make the hard decisions” that are necessary to “return our state to fiscal health”…|
New York Post, “In the long run, New Jersey will be better off for that decision”:
“Proving once again that he's de determined to restore fiscal sanity to New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie has stuck to his guns and reaffirmed his initial decision to kill the Hudson River tunnel project. Yes, that will hurt commuters, who've long sought relief from congested rail and road traffic.
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|“The state’s preliminary revenue collections as of today came in slightly higher than our conservative estimate for the fiscal year. October revenue was 1.87 percent, or $7.3 million, more than we had anticipated.|
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Posted by Jesse Lee on October 29, 2010 at 01:32 PM EDT
A statement from White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs issued moments ago:
Last night, intelligence and law enforcement agencies discovered potential suspicious packages on two planes in transit to the United States. Based on close cooperation among U.S. government agencies and with our foreign allies and partners, authorities were able to identify and examine two suspicious packages, one in East Midlands, United Kingdom and one in Dubai. Both of these packages originated from Yemen. As a result of security precautions triggered by this threat, the additional measures were taken regarding the flights at Newark Liberty and Philadelphia International Airports.
The President was notified of a potential terrorist threat on Thursday night at 10:35, by John Brennan, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism. The President directed U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies, and the Department of Homeland Security, to take steps to ensure the safety and security of the American people, and to determine whether these threats are a part of any additional terrorist plotting. The President has received regular updates from his national security team since he was alerted to the threat.
TEXT CREDIT: The White House
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Release Date: October 29, 2010 For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary Contact: 202-282-8010
"As a precaution, DHS has taken a number of steps to enhance security. Some of these security measures will be visible while others will not. The public may recognize specific enhancements including heightened cargo screening and additional security at airports. Passengers should continue to expect an unpredictable mix of security layers that include explosives trace detection, advanced imaging technology, canine teams and pat downs, among others. As always, we remind the public to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity to local law enforcement." ###
TEXT CREDIT: Department of Homeland Security
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"The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is aware of and monitoring reports of potentially suspicious items onboard cargo flights that landed safely at Newark Liberty and Philadelphia International airports. Out of an abundance of caution the planes were moved to a remote location where they are being met by law enforcement officials and swept.”
Labels: aviation security, TSA
TEXT CREDIT: Department of Homeland Security
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|Rep. Harry Mitchell tells the public that every bill he has introduced has had a Republican cosponsor|
(Scottsdale, AZ) Congressman Harry Mitchell continues to tell the public that "I haven't introduced a bill in Congress without a Republican co-sponsor."
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|(HIGHLANDS, October 28) - Republican Congressional challenger Anna Little today maintained her campaign's focus on Frank Pallone's recent silence on his role in the passage of the government takeover of health care, frequently referred to in New Jersey's 6th Congressional District as "PalloneCare."|
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|Mike Lee is a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate seat in the 2010 election. He is committed to restoring Constitution principles to the federal government, limiting its size and scope, and restoring state's rights.|
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St. Paul- Senators Amy Koch and Senator Michelle Fischbach today called on Democrat gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton to denounce a series of deeply offensive (/mail_piece_2.pdf) and inflammatory (/stainedglassmailing.pdf) anti-Catholic mailings sent by the Minnesota DFL Party.
“These deeply offensive anti-Catholic mailings from the DFL Party have absolutely no place in our state. As the standard bear of his party and DFL nominee for governor, Mark Dayton must denounce these unconscionable smears and tell his Party that they have gone too far. For Dayton’s Party to suggest that the Catholic Church has been ignoring the poor is the most irresponsible and deplorable attack I have ever seen during my time in public service,” said Senator Amy Koch (R-Buffalo).
“Mark Dayton’s family members have donated $900,000 to the DFL Party during this campaign to fund political attacks, making them among the largest single funding sources in this election cycle. As the leader of his party in this election and in light of his family’s major role in financing the DFL party, Mark Dayton has a special moral obligation to speak out on this matter. These hurtful mailings from the DFL Party are absolutely outrageous and Mark Dayton should be ashamed of his Party. Attacking religious groups is never acceptable in any way, shape, or form. Mark Dayton must make certain that his Party immediately ceases these attacks against Minnesotans of faith and he must apologize on behalf of his Party. Dayton’s continued silence on this matter is completely unacceptable,” said Senator Michelle Fischbach (R- Paynesville).
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|NRSC Chairman Cornyn Issues Statement Regarding Carly Fiorina’s Hospital Admission Tuesday, October 26, 2010 @ 02:10 PM.|
National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) Chairman U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement regarding businesswoman Carly Fiorina’s (R-CA) hospitalization for an infection:
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|Drs. Coburn and Barrasso Release New Health Care Report Consequences of “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” Worse than Anticipated.|
U.S. Senators and doctors Tom Coburn (R-OK) and John Barrasso (R-WY) today released a new report “Grim Diagnosis – A check-up on the federal health law.” PDF.
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|Rand Paul Jack Conway Kentucky Senate Debate 10/25/10 VIDEO FULL STREAMING VIDEO.|
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- At a news conference today in Lexington, Dr. Rand Paul announced that he would attend the final scheduled debate between he and his opponent Jack Conway, despite the shameful political attack ad released by Conway earlier in the week attacking Paul’s religious beliefs.
|Added On From October 22, 2010 CNN's John King talks to Jeb Bush about Florida politics and whether he would endorse Sarah Palin or run in 2012.|
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|Ken Buck Michael Bennet Colorado Senate Debate 10/23/10 FULL STREAMING VIDEO|
Momentum on Buck’s Side with Only 10 Days until Election Day
Bucks Highlights Jobs, Spending in Last U.S. Senate Debate
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|In 1995, Tim was elected to Charleston County Council, becoming the first black Republican elected to county-wide office in South Carolina since Reconstruction. He served on the Council for 13 years, becoming Chairman in 2007. In 2008, Tim Scott was elected to the SC House of Representatives, again becoming the first black Republican to do so. He was elected Chairman of the Freshman Caucus and House Whip.|
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|Just like their poll earlier this fall, today's Los Angeles Times poll, conducted by a Democrat polling firm, assumes a completely irrational turnout mix. Additionally, it's aged. That's fine for cheese and wine, but not polls.|
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Giuliani: "Altschuler is Uniquely Qualified to Represent Suffolk County"
Randy Altschuler, the independent, self-made businessman and Republican/Conservative candidate for Congress (NY-1), was endorsed today by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani, who became known as "America's Mayor" after leading the city through the terrorist attacks of 9/11, called Altschuler "a fiscal conservative who knows what it will take to jump start the economy and create jobs for the people of Suffolk County and the nation."
Rudy Giuliani said, "Randy Altschuler is the perfect example of the type of individual we need serving in Congress. He's a successful self-made businessman, not a career politician. He has built two companies from the ground up and created over 700 jobs for hardworking Americans, 250 of them right here in New York. Randy Altschuler is a fiscal conservative who knows what it will take to jump start the economy and create jobs for Suffolk County and the nation. In Congress, he will vote to cut taxes, rein in runaway spending, and shrink an ever growing deficit that is mortgaging the future of generations to come.
|"Randy Altschuler also understands that terrorism remains a constant threat and I know that in Congress, he will work closely with Congressman Peter King of Nassau County to ensure that Long Island and New York have the resources they need for Homeland Security, local law enforcement and the first responders who work to protect us on a daily basis.|
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|Pat Toomey Joe Sestak Pennsylvania Senate 2d Debate 10/22/10 FULL STREAMING VIDEO|
Allentown, PA – U.S. Senate candidate and former small business owner, Pat Toomey, emerged as the clear choice for Pennsylvania voters after the second and final debate tonight with Congressman Joe Sestak. The debate was held in the studios of WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, PA..
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|But if the conversations I’ve had with voters are any indication, the president should spend less time campaigning to save the jobs of Democrats in Congress, and more time trying to create jobs for the American people.|
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