Archive for August 12, 2011

Washington (CNN) — Three House Republicans are the targets of a new series of political ads purchased by House Majority PAC, a Democratic group focused on regaining control of the House of Representatives. The group is going after three lawmakers: Republican Reps. Tim Griffin of Arizona, Scott Tipton of Colorado, and Chip Cravaack of Minnesota. All three are serving their first term in Congress. “The American people are disgusted with House Repu … Read More

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Washington (CNN) — It was a quick remark in a long, sometimes-contentious GOP presidential debate. But for the tradition-oriented United States military, referring to an admiral as ‘General’ can be seen as a major misstep. Luckily for former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff isn’t bothered by the mistake in title. The moment came when Pawlenty was asked about President Barack Obama’s drawdown strategy in Afgh … Read More

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