Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a 2016 contender, is calling for Supreme Court justices to face elections every eight years, to hold them accountable after rulings he said proved the “lawlessness” of the court.Share on Facebook
…..the simple political reality is that the fight over gay marriage has long been over. Public opinion has surged in favor of allowing gays and lesbians to marry over the last decade, and young people (even Republican young people) are far more tolerant of allowing gays to marry than are those 65 years and older…..Share on Facebook
Hillary Clinton’s supporters are attacking liberal rival Bernie Sanders more forcefully than ever before.
But it’s a tactic that has some Democrats shaking their heads while allies of Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont, cite it as evidence that their candidate is gaining traction.Share on Facebook
“Donald Trump is like watching a road-side accident,” said former George W. Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer. “Everybody pulls over to see the mess. And Trump thinks that’s entertainment. But running for president is serious. And the risk for the party is he tarnishes everybody.”Share on Facebook
Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest 6/25/15… North Carolina Dems resume their search for a Senate candidate
NC-Sen: On Tuesday night, Roll Call reported that former Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan will not be challenging Republican incumbent Richard Burr next year, and she soon confirmed the story. National Democrats made it no secret that they wanted Hagan back. She proved to be a tough campaigner in 2014, and she only narrowly lost re-election to Thom Tillis in her light red state despite a GOP wave. However, polls show that Hagan is still unpopular following the nasty contest, and it’s quite possible that Democrats will be better off with a fresh face…..Share on Facebook
Roberts’ decision to side with the Obama administration for a second time on the high-profile health care law threw a huge splash of fuel onto a long-simmering debate about whether Republicans misjudged the chief justice when he was nominated a decade ago or whether he has grown more moderate in his years on the court …..Share on Facebook