By Byron York | 08/15/13 06:30 PM
Republicans are buzzing about a new Gallup poll showing public approval of President Obama's handling of the economy has fallen to 35 percent, while disapproval has risen to an astonishing 62 percent. With showdowns coming over Obamacare, spending, and debt, the president's weakness could create...
By Byron York | 08/14/13 12:45 PM
Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker says a woman would be best qualified to be the next president, and there is no one better suited not just to lead the free world as president, but also to save the planet, than Hillary Rodham Clinton.
By Byron York | 08/13/13 02:15 PM
The Missouri State Fair has banned for life a rodeo clown who wore a Barack Obama mask during a bull-riding competition and suggested that “Obama” might be run down by an angry bull.
By Byron York | 08/12/13 07:40 PM
When asked about their prospects for 2014, most Republicans will say that whatever happens with the Senate, the GOP is a virtual lock to keep control of the House. The House majority is the GOP's single hold on power in Washington, and the only way the party has been able to shape national...
By Byron York | 08/12/13 06:55 AM
There are no polls showing Ted Cruz leading the 2016 Republican presidential field in the Iowa. A PPP survey last month found Cruz in sixth place in the state, behind Rand Paul, Chris Christie, Paul Ryan, Jeb Bush, and Marco Rubio. But after a particularly well-received appearance at a...
By Byron York | 08/08/13 06:55 PM
The move to defund Obamacare has been slow to gather support in the Senate. Really slow.
By Byron York | 08/07/13 10:40 AM
This week Rick Santorum returns to Iowa for the first time since last year’s presidential campaign. For Santorum, whose victory in the 2012 caucuses started an improbable run at the Republican nomination, the visit will look like a campaign swing: an appearance at a party fundraiser, a visit...
By Byron York | 08/05/13 05:45 PM
Immigration reform is the most important policy question facing Republican lawmakers as they begin their August break. But it's not the hottest topic in the GOP political world, not the one that dominates talk radio and the daily debate. That is the move to defund Obamacare.
By Byron York | 08/01/13 06:50 PM
While Republicans argue among themselves over what to do about Obamacare — Defund it? Delay it? Give up the fight to repeal it? — a coalition of wealthy and determined liberal groups is preparing to strike back at GOP efforts to stop the president's health care scheme.
By Byron York | 07/31/13 02:35 PM
Several Republicans have become concerned recently about the possibility of intensified intra-party fighting over the effort to defund Obamacare. The topic came up Wednesday when GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, a leader in the defunding effort, appeared on Laura Ingraham’s radio program. At about 6:30 in...
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