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James Beattie

James Beattie is a freelance writer, former staff writer for Western Journalism, and former producer for The Laura Ingraham Show. His work has also appeared at CNS News and Save Jersey, a New Jersey-based politics blog. Follow him on Twitter @JamesGBeattie


Libertarian Gary Johnson outpolls Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with this coveted group Election 2016 Libertarian Gary Johnson outpolls Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with this coveted group , 8:04pm, July 20
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Gary Johnson wastes no time going after Bernie Sanders supporters Rare Liberty Gary Johnson wastes no time going after Bernie Sanders supporters , 4:05pm, July 12
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A new poll finds Gary Johnson recording his highest numbers yet Election 2016 A new poll finds Gary Johnson recording his highest numbers yet , 11:31am, July 12
Gary Johnson salutes Black Lives Matter, says we’ve “had our heads in the sand” over this Election 2016 Gary Johnson salutes Black Lives Matter, says we’ve “had our heads in the sand” over this , 11:37am, July 11
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Gary Johnson says he thinks there is one thing at “the root” of all police shootings "War on drugs" Gary Johnson says he thinks there is one thing at “the root” of all police shootings , 5:29pm, July 8
What do some of the most popular libertarian Republicans think about Brexit? Rare Liberty What do some of the most popular libertarian Republicans think about Brexit? , 3:19pm, June 24
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Gary Johnson says Libertarians “reject the extremes of both parties” Rare Liberty Gary Johnson says Libertarians “reject the extremes of both parties” , 11:42pm, June 22
As fellow Republicans decide where they stand with Donald Trump, Jeb Bush makes his call Election 2016 As fellow Republicans decide where they stand with Donald Trump, Jeb Bush makes his call , 5:32pm, May 6
Rand Paul says Hillary Clinton should apologize for wanting to put these workers “out of business” Election 2016 Rand Paul says Hillary Clinton should apologize for wanting to put these workers “out of business” , 10:38am, April 26
New poll finds young people really aren’t crazy about socialism Election 2016 New poll finds young people really aren’t crazy about socialism , 1:09pm, April 25
Donald Trump is about to become “a real different guy” says his campaign Election 2016 Donald Trump is about to become “a real different guy” says his campaign , 1:42pm, April 22
A candidate who isn’t even running anymore just beat Ted Cruz in this New York district Election 2016 A candidate who isn’t even running anymore just beat Ted Cruz in this New York district , 2:00pm, April 20
Peter King threatens to commit suicide if this candidate gets the nomination Election 2016 Peter King threatens to commit suicide if this candidate gets the nomination , 2:44pm, April 19
On Tax Day, let’s remember when Rand Paul tore the tax code to shreds Rare Politics On Tax Day, let’s remember when Rand Paul tore the tax code to shreds , 1:38pm, April 15
Here are the worst and most wasteful earmarks that Congress approved this year Government run amok Here are the worst and most wasteful earmarks that Congress approved this year , 2:36pm, April 13
Facing power outrages, socialist Venezuelan president has another bright idea Around the world Facing power outrages, socialist Venezuelan president has another bright idea , 1:12pm, April 12
CIA director to Donald Trump on waterboarding: Forget about it Election 2016 CIA director to Donald Trump on waterboarding: Forget about it , 11:21am, April 11
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This conservative talk show host just pledged he’ll never vote for Donald Trump Election 2016 This conservative talk show host just pledged he’ll never vote for Donald Trump , 4:36pm, April 9
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New Yorkers might not like this latest comment from Senator Ted Cruz Election 2016 New Yorkers might not like this latest comment from Senator Ted Cruz , 11:15am, April 8
Here’s how badly Donald Trump is going to beat Ted Cruz in the New York primary Election 2016 Here’s how badly Donald Trump is going to beat Ted Cruz in the New York primary , 11:19am, April 7
Karl Rove says Republicans might need a “fresh face” for president Election 2016 Karl Rove says Republicans might need a “fresh face” for president , 11:20am, April 1
Rand Paul announces a “major endorsement” will happen Friday Election 2016 Rand Paul announces a “major endorsement” will happen Friday , 4:31pm, March 31
A new poll finds big trouble for Donald Trump in this state’s upcoming primary Election 2016 A new poll finds big trouble for Donald Trump in this state’s upcoming primary , 11:16am, March 31
This talk radio host just ripped into Donald Trump for defending Corey Lewandowski Election 2016 This talk radio host just ripped into Donald Trump for defending Corey Lewandowski , 2:39pm, March 30
Harry Reid reportedly told this candidate he couldn’t win because he’s a Muslim Democrats Harry Reid reportedly told this candidate he couldn’t win because he’s a Muslim , 11:37am, March 30
It’s been well over a year since the major networks have mentioned the IRS scandal Rare Politics It’s been well over a year since the major networks have mentioned the IRS scandal , 10:38am, March 29
This former NSA spy chief is siding with Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump Election 2016 This former NSA spy chief is siding with Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump , 12:04pm, March 28
This former Republican presidential candidate just claimed Hillary Clinton created ISIS Democrats This former Republican presidential candidate just claimed Hillary Clinton created ISIS , 11:33am, March 24
This former George W. Bush official says hawkish Republicans should consider Hillary Election 2016 This former George W. Bush official says hawkish Republicans should consider Hillary , 12:01pm, March 23
NYPD commissioner blasts Ted Cruz over his Muslim comments after the Brussels attacks Election 2016 NYPD commissioner blasts Ted Cruz over his Muslim comments after the Brussels attacks , 9:25am, March 23