Tag Archives: Republicans

While we were paying attention to Donald Trump …

by Ken Feltman   While the media were reporting the outbursts and arrogance of Donald Trump, other things were happening – things that will be more important in the long run.  Several candidates are running short of money. Rick Perry, … Continue reading

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A tale of two Virginias

By Ken Feltman House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), widely assumed to be the next speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, was beaten in a primary yesterday. The media are claiming Cantor’s loss is a shocking, totally unexpected event. … Continue reading

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Chris Christie and Bridgegate: Just one email away from destruction

By Ken Feltman (also published at Politix.) Remember Watergate? Sen. Howard Baker (R-TN) asked the  most important question: “What did the President know and when did he know it?” The clues were in the Oval Office tapes, which were products of … Continue reading

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Inclusiveness: By Invitation Only

By Ken Feltman You cannot teach an old dogma new tricks. -Dorothy Parker Years ago, I decided that if a telling comment was not from the Bible or Shakespeare, odds favored it being from Dorothy Parker. Parker wrote for Vanity … Continue reading

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Is the Middle the Future? If so, Who’s in the Middle?

By Ken Feltman Republicans have no clear national leader and may not for some time. The problem is numbers and attitudes. The conservative elements of the Republican Party, especially social conservatives, do not have the numbers to claim party-wide leadership. … Continue reading

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