By David M. Drucker | 11/21/13 06:20 AM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was set Thursday to take over as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, marking the charismatic chief executive's first foray into national politics on a platform he controls.
By David M. Drucker | 11/20/13 10:29 AM
Sen. Susan Collins is not your typical Obamacare critic. The moderate Maine Republican has a history of working with Democrats on key issues and spent five years as the Pine Tree State's top insurance regulator. So people were inclined to listen when Collins issued a dire warning about the...
By David M. Drucker | 11/19/13 01:29 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday joined a weekly closed-door meeting of House Republicans to advocate for protecting the sequester spending cuts in the on-going budget negotiations with the Democrats. McConnell, R-Ky., also shared his thoughts on what a Senate Republican...
By David M. Drucker | 11/18/13 11:50 AM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has reasserted his leadership on Capitol Hill, with the Kentucky Republican's aggressive maneuvering to end the October government shutdown reversing months of caution as he geared up for re-election.
By David M. Drucker | 11/15/13 11:08 AM
Obamacare includes a provision that allows the federal government to funnel taxpayer dollars to insurers that face the prospect of losing too much money under the new health care law, and conservative critics want to repeal it. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said the provision could amount to a...
By David M. Drucker | 11/15/13 05:29 AM
The Utah Republican burst onto the political scene in 2010 as a Tea Party stalwart, ousting three-term Sen. Bob Bennett in a primary. But prior to that campaign -- Lee's first for elected office -- he rose through the ranks of Utah's GOP establishment at least partly on the coattails of his...
By David M. Drucker | 11/13/13 06:37 PM
As voter anxiety over Obamacare's implementation rises, congressional Republicans are moving to fix portions of the law that led to the cancelation of hundreds of thousands insurance policies nationwide while reaffirming their commitment to repeal the statute and replace it with conservative...
By David M. Drucker | 11/13/13 12:22 PM
House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton, R-Mich., said Wednesday he is open to supporting Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's proposal to allow Americans to keep their old health insurance plans under Obamacare.
By David M. Drucker | 11/13/13 06:31 AM
Rep. Devin Nunes is asking House Speaker John Boehner to consider appointing an “independent investigator” to look into the Benghazi terrorist attack ahead of a possible House Intelligence Committee hearing with survivors of the incident.
By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 11/11/13 08:45 AM
While the House spotlights the flawed health care law rollout this week, Senate lawmakers are set to clash over confirming two new judges, with Democrats threatening Republicans with a major change that would weaken the filibuster if the GOP votes them down. And while the Senate Democratic...
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