Taylor Marsh is a political writer, author and cultural voyeur who lives in the Beltway area of Washington D.C. She is a former Broadway performer and beauty queen who was the Relationship Consultant for LA WEEKLY, then the nation’s top alternative newsweekly. Marsh marks her 20th year in new-media in 2016. Author of The Hillary Effect and The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen, Taylor turns to fiction for the first time with Below the Beltway.

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THERE SEEMS to be something in the air this year.


It reads like a cliché.

Unless you’re a writer who’s committed to changing course as your muse guides.

Many of you have been around long enough […]

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The Player and His Women Trip Up the Times

In an interview on CNN, Brewer Lane said she is supporting Trump’s candidacy. She said she has not spoken with anyone from the campaign about the controversy. As for Trump personally, “I haven’t spoken […]

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First Woman Nominee for POTUS Hopes Hubby Can ‘Revitalize’ Economy

WHAT EXACTLY does it say about the first woman nominee and potential president when she’s already saying she can’t handle the economy on her own?

Polling below her opponent Donald Trump on the […]

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When Culture & Trump Politics Collide

JUST WHEN you thought the 2016 primary season couldn’t get any crazier. The bachelor habits of Donald Trump start being dissected.

This is one job that shouldn’t be done by mere political reporters, which I’ll […]

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If You Watch One Thing This Week

In a new survey of American military personnel, Donald Trump emerged as active-duty service members’ preference to become the next U.S. president, topping Hillary Clinton by more than a 2-to-1 margin. However, in the […]

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End Game Turns to Incoming

AND SO it begins…

“She’s been the total enabler. She would go after these women and destroy their lives,” Trump said. “She was an unbelievably nasty, mean enabler, and what she did to a lot […]

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Ryan, Clinton, Nobody Knows How to Handle Trump

“You will lose track of the number of Republican money people who sign up with [Hillary Clinton], too many to count.” – Mark Halperin

AMERICA IS so relieved!

Paul Ryan will meet with Donald […]

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Donald Trump, The GOP Nominee

The new CNN/ORC Poll, completed ahead of Trump’s victory last night, found Clinton leads 54% to 41%, a 13-point edge over the New York businessman, her largest lead since last July. [CNN]


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Hillary Clinton’s Impressive Pivot in Coal Country

THE WAY to beat Donald Trump isn’t by apologizing, especially when it’s not required.

By now you know all about Secretary Clinton’s engagement with a laid-off miner in West Virginia. The gentleman, Mr. Bo […]

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