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Arian Foster on NFL's Anheuser-Busch Scolding: Alcohol and Domestic Violence Synonymous

Sep 17 2014 9:19am CDT | Source: Big Government

Arian Foster loves a Toyota Tundra towing the Space Shuttle. Anheuser-Busch lecturing the NFL on morality? He likes that about as much as he likes Caillou. "We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season," NFL sponsor Anheuser-Busch said on its website on Tuesday. "We are not yet satisfied with the league’s handling of behaviors that so clearly go against our own c ...
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Democrat Grimes Raises Money in Hollywood to Fund Lagging Kentucky Senate Campaign

Sep 8 2014 12:55pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Trailing in the polls, Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is going to Hollywood to fund her lagging campaign to defeat incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the Bluegrass State. Both the Hollywood Reporter and Politico are reporting that liberal Hollywood film executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, the former Disney executive and current CEO of Dreamworks Animation, will host a mega-fundraiser for Lundergan in Hollyw ...
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Nigel Farage and Rand Paul Meet in Washington

Sep 5 2014 12:03pm CDT | Source: Big Government

UKIP leader Nigel Farage met with prominent American Senator Rand Paul in Washington DC this morning. The two men are understood to have discussed global affairs during the early-morning meeting, as world leaders meet at the Nato summit in Wales and the threat of ISIS grows in the Middle East. Senator Paul is regarded as an arch-libertarian law maker and a credible candidate for the Republican nomination fo ...
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Wall Street playing dangerous games again – as in 2008

Sep 2 2014 6:09pm CDT | Source: WND

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McConnell Campaign Manager Quits Amid Scandal

Aug 30 2014 3:45am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

"Jesse Benton resigned as Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) campaign manager following reports that he had emerged as a figure in an endorsement scandal during the 2012 Iowa presidential caucus," the Lexington Courier Journal reports. "In an emailed statement Friday evening, Benton denied any involvement in the scandal, in which Iowa state Sen. Kent Sorenson admitted receiving payments from U.S. Rep. Ron Paul's campaign before switching his endorsement to t ...
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McConnell’s Campaign Manager Steps Down

Aug 29 2014 9:35pm CDT | Source: NYT-Politics

The manager, Jesse Benton, cited reports about his “role in past campaigns,” referring to his job as a senior official in Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign, which paid an Iowa ...
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Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager Resigns

Aug 29 2014 6:55pm CDT | Source: Big Government

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager is resigning as a result of a scandal involving a presidential campaign he worked for in 2012. Jesse Benton said Friday he's stepping down from his top role in the Republican senator's re-election effort. Benton calls the decision heartbreaking but the right one to keep the matter from becoming a distraction in Kentucky's Senate campai ...
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Jesse Benton, Mitch McConnell's Campaign Manager, To Resign Amid Bribery Scandal

Aug 29 2014 6:38pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Jesse Benton, the campaign manager of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnnell's (R-Ky.), is to resign his position, the Kentucky Herald-Leader reported Friday. The announcement comes as the McConnell campaign wrestles with Benton's possible ties to a bribery scandal when he was Rep. Ron Paul's (R-Tx.) political director during the 2012 presidential election. Benton told the Herald-Leader that rumors of his involvment in the scandal "risk unfa ...
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Top Aide To Mitch McConnell Linked To Shady Deal

Aug 29 2014 1:09pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Politics makes strange bedfellows and there was no pairing stranger in the 2014 election cycle than when Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell hired Jesse Benton to be his campaign manager. Benton is closely aligned with Ron and Rand Paul. He worked on both of Ron’s presidential campaigns and ran Rand’s 2010 Senate campaign. The easy line about Benton is that he’s so close to the Pauls that he could be family, except for the fact that he is family: Benton is married to one ...
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