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Bill Kristol: Palin can ‘resurrect herself’ with Alaska Senate run

The Weekly Standard‘s Bill Kristol was one of Sarah Palin’s earliest supporters to be picked as the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, and now he says she can “resurrect herself” by running to be a senator from Alaska. In an interview on Sunday, ABC’s Benjamin Bell asked Kristol if Palin had disappointed him after

Rep. Amash claims pre-existing conditions were covered before Obamacare

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) on Sunday insisted that President Barack Obama’s health care reform law could be repealed because “some” insurance policies already covered pre-existing conditions. CNN host Candy Crowley pointed out to Amash during a Sunday interview that some constituents had complained that Republicans lawmakers were being “purposely unhelpful” when it came to

Carly Fiorina: Texas abortion law ‘not particularly extreme’

Former Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina says that an abortion law that is expected to close all but five of the 42 abortion clinics in Texas is “not a particularly extreme” position. During a Sunday panel discussion about how to attract more voters to the Republican Party, ABC News host George Stephanopolous asked Fiorina

Ray Kelly: ‘No question’ people will die if stop-and-frisk is ended

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly on Sunday asserted that people would die if the city’s controversial policy of stopping and frisking suspects without a warrant was halted. In a July New York Times column, Charles Blow had connected the stop-and-frisk policy to neighborhood watch programs like the one that empowered George Zimmerman

Rand Paul: GOP has ‘room for people who believe in bigger govt.’

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Sunday refused to explicitly say that he disagreed with his father, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), that Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) offers “nothing” to Republicans — but he may have shocked some tea partiers by declaring that the party had “room for people who believe in bigger government.” Rand

Texas politician’s homophobic remarks caught on tape: ‘It’s just disgusting to even think about’

San Antonio mayor Julian Castro (D) quickly criticized one of his city council members on Friday after homophobic remarks by her came to light. Council member Elisa Chan’s statements finding homosexuality “disgusting,” Castro told KENS-TV, were “hurtful and misinformed and they don’t reflect the views of the overwhelming majority of San Antonians.” The San

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