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Spin CycleCindy McCain just followed Tom Ridge and various others, paving the way for McCain by telling his story, and now the bio film has started. After Palin, there's a sense of anti-climax tonight. With Palin, there was suspense. The rest......
Spin CycleThe "socialism" charge against Obama is getting ridiculous. Tom Ridge on MSNBC right now is saying that because Obama wants to raise by 3 percent the tax on income over $250,000 he "wants to put a cap on the......
Tags: Politics, John McCain, State Budgets
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated with a nod to Politico.com Another senior-level and sensitive appointee of the Obama administration may be facing questions over his work in the private sector: Leon Panetta, the president's nominee to lead the Central...
Associated PressGov. Charlie Crist took a gamble on Sen. John McCain that could pay off for some time to come. After helping McCain carry Florida's Republican presidential primary in a tight race Tuesday, there is speculation that Crist could serve a role in a McCain...
The Swampby Mark Silva Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsyvlania may have made a reelection-enhancing move with his switch to the Democratic Party. Specter, a five-termer and the state's longest-serving senator, conceded that his chances for another term would have...
The Swampby Mark Silva Sen. Arlen Specter's bid for reelection could grow more complicated than he expected, with Rep. Joe Sestak saying today that he is "inclined'' to seek the Democratic nomination as well. On Fox News Radio's Brian and the......
The Swampby Mark Silva Since there is little news value in someone saying they won't run for something, but seeing as how the name of Tom Ridge stood out as a Republican who could give Sen. Arlen Specter a run for......
John McCain tapped little-known Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be his vice presidential running mate on Friday in a startling selection on the eve of the Republican National Convention. Two senior campaign officials disclosed McCain's decision a few hours...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alabama Republicans welcomed Sen. John McCain's surprise selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be his running mate, saying her positions align closely with those of Southern conservatives. Democratic critics, including Rep....
Tags: Birmingham , John McCain, Mobile, Regional Authority, Government
Of The Morning CallPushed by Enron and crafted behind closed doors, the 84-page measure to deregulate Pennsylvania's electric industry was slipped into a bill that called only for a one-word change in the state's taxicab law. "This legislation," then-Gov. Tom Ridge...
The Swampby Josh Drobnyk Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge was among the prospective running mates invited to Sen. John McCain's Arizona ranch this weekend, but he has a prior commitment in Europe and won't be attending. "I was invited to go,"......
The Swampby James Oliphant and Jim Tankersley One virtue of this late start to the general-election campaign for the White House is that it leaves less time than usual for the ritual of back-porch punditry: identifying that sure-to-be vice-presidential pick. As......
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