McConnell Leak UPDATE: GOP Sources say FBI Called to Investigate Leaked Recording

In what appears to be a growing scandal, GOP sources now say the FBI has been called into the Kentucky leak of a private meeting with Sen. Mitch McConnell and campaign aides. Via The Lid: According to sources within the GOP, the  FBI has been been called in to investigate the bugging of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McDonnell’s reelection campaign office.   “The news is lighting up like a Christmas Tree over the […]

South Carolina: Curtis Bostic Airs Thank-You Radio Ad, Congratulates GOP Nominee Mark Sanford

There were obviously some hard feelings left after the two-week Republican primary runoff campaign in South Carolina’s 1st District special election. After former Gov. Mark Sanford got 57 percent of the vote to win the GOP nomination, his Republican rival’s son took to Twitter to say that he wouldn’t support Sanford in the May 7 election against Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch. However, the defeated candidate himself showed grace in the […]

GOP Candidate's Son Says He Won't Support Mark Sanford

CHARLESTON, S.C. Daniel Bostic, the son of Republican congressional candidate Curtis Bostic, took to Twitter to make clear that he won’t support former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, who won the GOP nomination in Tuesday’s 1st District runoff election. “No — I will not be supporting Mark Sanford] in any way,” the young Bostic tweeted shortly after news organizations called the race for Sanford. The 20-year-old actor said that he […]

Gallup Poll Highlights Public's Problem with GOP's 'Inflexibility'

In a Gallup poll released today, a sample of Democrats, Republicans, and independents reported that their main issue with the right is the party’s ‘inflexibility.’ Perhaps riding a wave of public sentiment following last week’s highly publicized same-sex marriage debates before the Supreme Court, the poll drudges up a tired critique of the GOP: they’re all wrinkly, wealthy, white guys who refuse to change with the times. However, read the […]

Washington Post's Filler Error: 'gahhaha' in 'Can governors save the GOP?' Piece

In an article published 2 days ago, Washington Post Chief Correspondent Dan Balz, has a typ–err–error? The 16th paragraph simply reads, “gahhaha”. Intern’s fault? Copy editor? A Chris Christie fat joke that went unwritten? Endless possibilities as to the cause and intentions surrounding this error. Did anyone notice before just hours ago? Probably not. You need active readers to notice things like that. A Daily Kos diarist argues that WaPo needs more class warfare, while the Washingtonian […]

BREAKING: Rick Santorum Endorses Curtis Bostic in South Carolina 1st District GOP Runoff Against Mark Sanford

Republican Curtis Bostic, fighting a David-and-Goliath battle against former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford in a GOP congressional primary runoff, landed his first major national endorsement today from Rick Santorum. “I am pleased to announce our endorsement of Curtis Bostic in South Carolina’s first congressional district,” said Santorum, who waged his own against-the-odds campaign against Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012. “Curtis’ groundswell finish to a runoff spot signals a […]

Polling Shows Sanford Vulnerable In GOP Run-Off

Public Policy Polling conducted the first “independent” poll in South Carolina’s first Congressional district finding Elizabeth Colbert Busch leading former Governor Mark Sanford by a narrow 47 to 45 percent, clearly displaying Sanford’s vulnerability. Colbert-Busch, the Democratic nominee, will face either Mark Sanford or Curtis Bostic who are currently in a very heated runoff battle through Tuesday, April 2nd. However, it is interesting to note that against former Charleston County Councilman Curtis […]