By Paul Bedard | 12/07/13 12:24 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a 2008 GOP presidential candidate turned media personality, is looking at another bid for the presidency, this time backed by ministers eager to put an evangelical into the White House. Huckabee will test the waters when he returns home to Little Rock, Ark.,...
By Paul Bedard | 11/29/13 03:02 PM
Sen. John McCain is starting to sound like a Tea Party “wacko bird.” In a new fundraising letter for the Republican National Committee released Friday, McCain lashed out at “Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Washington liberals,” who he claimed are destroying the United States. Liberals,...
By Paul Bedard | 11/29/13 08:47 AM
It's been debated for five years, and the conventional wisdom has generally concluded that Sarah Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, hurt Sen. John McCain's chances to beat then-Sen. Barack Obama for the presidency with her outsized and controversial personality.
By Tim Mak | 11/21/13 03:54 PM
The Senate's decision to invoke the "nuclear option" and limit Republican opportunities to use the filibuster had the side-effect of blowing up work on the annual Pentagon policy legislation the body was considering Thursday. Senators debated the defense bill into the evening on Wednesday, but...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/21/13 03:50 PM
The White House cautiously urged Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a security agreement as soon as possible after he appeared to balk early Thursday, arguing that it is in the best interest of his country and U.S. national security. “It's important for the Afghan government to get this...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/21/13 12:13 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, signaled that he was pleased Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., was again talking about repealing Obamacare.
By Joseph Lawler | 11/21/13 11:17 AM
Janet Yellen cleared a key hurdle to becoming the next chairman of the Federal Reserve on Thursday morning, receiving approval from the Senate Banking Committee. But Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., voted no, possibly complicating Yellen's bid for confirmation in the full Senate, which is...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/20/13 08:58 PM
House Republicans are vowing to hold the line against transferring detainees from Guantanamo Bay to the U.S. or overseas, despite a renewed push by President Obama and key senators to try to close the controversial facility. “We've already passed our bill and we're pretty united,” Rep....
By Paul Bedard | 11/19/13 12:02 PM
“I think it may collapse. I think the whole thing is probably going to become unraveled,” Sen. John McCain told Fox Business Network.
By Gary Bauer | 11/11/13 03:39 PM
Of all the lessons to be gleaned from Ken Cuccinelli's narrow loss in the Virginia gubernatorial election, here's the one I fear Republicans will refuse to learn: The McCain and Romney campaign strategy of running away from debates over values issues is an abject loser. Cuccinelli's opponent,...
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