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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Rielle Hunter Met Her Perfect Match with the Idiot Pretty Boy

I couldn’t imagine I was, given I was 43 and had never been pregnant. Johnny and I never used birth control, but I was always mindful of my cycle and I was certain that […]

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Dr. Condoleezza Rice, the Set Up for Sarah Palin

Asked where she disagrees with President Obama on foreign policy, she said she understands “how hard it is to be in the White House,” but said the United States cannot “lead from behind.” “The […]

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Rand Paul Is Not Libertarian, He’s Not Even Conservative

“FETAL PERSONHOOD” being considered over a woman’s own personal freedom is not a libertarian idea. It’s not even a conservative idea. In fact, when women like myself say Do Not Tread On […]

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Yes, Mr. Limbaugh, Climate Change is Real

VICTORY FOR planet-loving people over industry and environmental marauders came today in a spectacular validation of the EPA.

From the AP:

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington said that the Environmental […]

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Obama to Big Money Dems: Romney’s Going to Outspend Us

President Obama’s reelection campaign has a new tactic: scaring donors. – Politico

IT’S NOT SCARING donors when you’re stating a fact.

“I will be the first president in modern history to be outspent in his re-election […]

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Women Don’t Have Leading Voice in Our Own Stories

**UPDATED**

THE WASHINGTON POST has done something inadvertently hilarious. The irony is thick, deep and wide for people like me, because I’ve been writing about this subject for years. They’ve featured a story in […]

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Pres. Bill Clinton: If Republicans Supported Obama, Unemployment Would Be ‘7.3 percent instead of the current 8-plus percent’

NOBODY CAN MAKE the case for Democrats and Pres. Obama better than William Jefferson Clinton.

Clinton also outlines what will happen if on Thursday the Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare or any part […]

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Obama: Romney = Outsourcing

THESE ARE THE types of ads being run in Virginia, where I live. A favorite channel for them to pop up is on Food TV, at least recently.

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The Full Episode of HBO’s “The Newsroom”

THE FIRST EPISODE is brilliant, Aaron Sorkin at his finest. HBO has uploaded the entire episode on YouTube, though it’s non-embeddable, so watch it while it lasts.

Jeff Daniels reminds me of the image […]

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