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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Negative Ads Take Toll on Romney, So Obama Turns to ‘The Choice’ Pitch to Nab the Narrative

NBC/WSJ poll: Negative campaign takes toll on candidates; Obama up six points

But by virtually every other metric, registered voters appear to favor the president.

-Looking out for the middle class? Mr. Obama (49% to 33%)

-Being […]

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The Death of American Exceptionalism

WHATEVER AMERICA USED to represent it doesn’t any longer, with Rep. Michele Bachmann the leading poster propagandist representing why this is true, though she’s got company in her clan. It includes Mitt Romney’s […]

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Pennsylvania Confessess ‘No Investigations or Prosecutions’ or Knowledge of In-Person Voter Fraud

THE STIPULATION in Pennsylvania’s voter fraud suit, brought by the ACLU and voting rights groups, is stunning. It’s likely why the Justice Department is investigating the voter ID law in that state.

From TPM:

The […]

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Saudis for Syria

A fundraising campaign launched by the Saudi royal family on behalf of the people of Syria generated more than $32 million worth of donations in one day. The nationwide show of support has been […]

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Amelia Earheart, and Sally Ride

RESEARCHES KEEP SEARCHING, but so far to no avail to find the exact spot where Amelia Earheart went down. Christian Science Monitor talks to both sides and commemorates her life and death and the […]

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Another Chapter in Republican Hypocrisy

The New Hampshire Union Leader’s John DiStato today reports that in 1999 the business in question, Gilchrist Metal, “received $800,000 in tax-exempt revenue bonds issued by the New Hampshire Business Finance Authority “˜to set […]

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Obama Team Challenges Mitt Romney on ‘One Long Photo Op’ Foreign Policy Trip

TEAM OBAMA CONDUCTED a foreign policy conference call earlier today with Robert Gibbs, Senior Advisor, Obama for America; Michele Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; and Colin Kahl, former Deputy Assistant Secretary […]

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Romney to Olympians: ‘You Didn’t Get Here On Your Own’

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You Olympians, however, know you didn’t get here solely on your own power. For most of you, loving parents, sisters or brothers, encouraged […]

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The Smoking Gun in Aurora

“His answering machine message was incoherent, just bizarre, really bizarre — slurring words, but he didn’t sound drunk, just strange — I could make out “James” somewhere in it,” Glenn Rotkovich, of the Lead […]

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