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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Of Labor and the Scott Walker Recall

But Mr. Romney is within striking distance of Mr. Obama in Wisconsin, according to several public and private polls and interviews with strategists in both parties, and he intends to start building a campaign […]

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On Debt and Spending, Karl Rove Forgot George W. Bush

KARL ROVE HAS SOME nerve talking about the national debt under Pres. Obama.

One more time with feeling, George W. Bush outspent Barack Obama $5.07 TRILLION to $1.44 TRILLION.

If that’s not enough, then there’s this […]

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Obama Praises Clinton, the Big Dawg Makes Amends

THE POOL REPORT provided the transcript:

“Nobody has a better grasp and understanding of the issues than this man.” … In the 90s, “everybody did well, including those at the top, in part because of […]

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Barack Obama, Barney Frank, Economics, and a Map

An Obama campaign spokeswoman, Katie Hogan, disputed BuzzFeed’s analysis with the statistics, noting that 98% of its donors have given less than the $200 threshold this year and that the campaign is ahead of […]

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A White House Exchange, and Anna’s Ad


CARNEY: Jake, the president is focused far less on his job than on the jobs of the American people. That’s what he works on every day. That is what […]

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Obama Hits Romney on Jobs Record in Massachusetts

ROMNEY’S RECORD as Massachusetts governor was always the follow-up to Obama team’s anti-Bain avalanche. After the Wall Street contingent of the Democratic Party took Bain’s side against Obama, it became critical to change […]

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Old White Men for Walker, Barack Obama for Himself

Walker has a 51/47 approval rating. He’s up with men (55-42), whites (52-46), seniors (58-39), and especially voters in the Milwaukee suburbs (70/29). – Public Policy Polling

BLAME PRESIDENT OBAMA’s lack of Democratic Party leadership […]

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Mayor Mike and the Big Gulp Ban

JON STEWART CRIED over it, because it put him agreeing with Tucker Carlson.

There is no doubt New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is correct on the facts.

It’s equally onerous on American society, […]

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GUEST POST: Plan for the BCS Playoff Guidelines

TM NOTE: The following sports post is from my big brother Larry R. Marshall, whom I have referred to in many columns I’ve written.  Besides being my political mentor when I was a kid […]

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