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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Bill Clinton to Headline Democratic Convention

PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON will not only give a prime-time convention speech, but afterward Clinton will put President Obama’s name into nomination at the Democratic convention in September.

From the New York Times:

The prominent role of […]

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Romney Reverses Press Avail, But It’s Dan Senor Who Yells ‘Squirrel’

AFTER AN UPROAR followed Mitt Romney banning U.S. press at his Israeli fundraiser, which broke the agreement the campaign made to the press, the Romney campaign was forced to reverse itself. Casino mogul […]

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Dana Vollmer Breaks World Record

“I had kind of a bad finish.” – Dana Vollmer

DANA VOLLMER became the first woman to break the 56 second record in the 100-meter butterfly Sunday at the London Olympics, coming in at 55.98 […]

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Kim Rhode Shatters Olympic Record

THE FIRST AMERICAN WOMAN to win three gold medals in skeet shooting, Kim Rhode set an Olympic record by being the first American individual to win gold medals in five consecutive Olympic games. […]

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James Bond Escorts the Queen to the 2012 Olympics

THE MOST CLASSIC moment from the opening of the 30th Olympiad, London’s third hosting duty, a singular honor.

It was a glorious opening, one that exceeded the last in China. Slow start, but the […]

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Jennifer Granholm Rails Against Third Parties

“Last night I interviewed Jill Stein the presidential candidate for the Green Party on this show. And I confess right now, I should have asked her to just get out of the race.” […]

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Let the 2012 Olympic Games Begin… Bob Costas Calls Out IOC, Mentions Munich Massacre

BOB COSTAS FULFILLS his promise to remember those athletes killed 40 years ago, calling out the IOC for not taking a moment tonight to remember.

From the Hollywood Reporter:

“The Israeli athletes now enter behind their […]

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The Case Against Obama From Paul Krugman

Here’s a chart. It shows changes since the second quarter of 2009, which was both the bottom of the recession and the earliest point at which you can plausibly say that Obama had any […]

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About That Churchill Bust

**CORRECTION APPENDED**

The bust still in the White House. In the Residence. Outside the Treaty Room. – Fact Check: The Bust of Winston Churchill

FALSE INFORMATION is once again being floated, this time Charles Krauthammer in […]

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