Tales from the Trail

Steele’s abortion comments anger fellow Republicans

March 12, 2009

Michael Steele has gone and put his foot in his mouth again. USA-POLITICS/REPUBLICANS

In an interview with GQ magazine, the Republican National Committee chairman described abortion as an “individual choice” and said individual states should decide its legality.

Congresswoman who lost election takes job to unseat others

March 12, 2009

Republican Marilyn Musgrave, who was defeated┬áin last year’s election for a Colorado seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, has found a new job — director of a project to unseat other members of Congress.

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U.S. ideology stable, “culture trench warfare” ahead?

November 26, 2008

The U.S. Democratic Party has gained a larger following over the past two decades but America's ideological landscape has remained largely unchanged over the past two decades, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. You can see the analysis here.

Catholic groups launches pro-Obama web site

October 22, 2008

DALLAS – Catholics for Obama has just launched a web site as the Nov. 4 White House race between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain enters its final laps.

Candidates spar over abortion rights

October 16, 2008

DALLAS – Barack Obama and John McCain got a chance during their third presidential debate on Wednesday night to directly address their respective bases when they were asked about abortion.

Clinton: Not just any woman will do for the White House

October 14, 2008

palin-vertical.jpghillary-vertical.jpgCracked. Shattered. Whatever. Forget the glass ceiling, policy trumps gender in the race for the White House as far as Hillary Clinton is concerned.

Democratic abortion platform wins points from some pro-lifers

August 12, 2008

DALLAS – The Democratic Party remains staunchly behind a woman’s right to choose an abortion.