By Byron York | 11/21/13 08:53 PM
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — In the aftermath of the government shutdown, it's clear that many of the nation's Republican governors are disgusted by the performance of GOP lawmakers in Congress. But they don't say it in so many words. Instead, meeting here in their annual conference, they express...
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 Charlie Spiering | 11/21/13 10:46 AM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Obamacare may have permanently damaged the health insurance industry. In an interview Wednesday night, Fox News host Greta Van Susteren asked Paul if there was any way to roll back Obamacare to bring the market back to where it was. "You could, but the president...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/21/13 06:29 AM
The Supreme Court ruled last year that states could accept or reject the Medicaid expansion that's an integral component of President Obama's new health care law. Now, the issue could prove to be a litmus test for those Republican governors considering presidential runs.
By Tim Mak | 11/19/13 01:27 PM
The Senate opened debate Tuesday on the annual Pentagon policy legislation with serious disagreements over reforms needed to address the growing problem of sexual assaults in the military. The issue has virtually erased the usual partisan divides. Tea party favorite Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is...
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 Mark Tapscott | 11/19/13 08:56 AM
Republicans face two big dilemmas regarding the 2014 and 2016 elections, and how they resolve each of them will likely shape the results in both contests. The first dilemma concerns how to approach the Obamacare crisis. Should the Republicans in the House and Senate simply sit back and watch...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/17/13 01:38 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker left the door wide open to a 2016 presidential run while warning the party not to choose a Washington lawmaker to be the nominee, considering Congress' record low approval ratings. While he offered praise for several GOP colleagues on Capitol Hill; including Rep....
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/15/13 06:51 AM
Senate Republicans are signaling that they believe they can pick up an open Senate seat in Michigan next year despite the state's traditional Democratic bent.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/14/13 12:09 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., believes Gov. Chris Christie might have a problem if he runs for president in 2016 because the New Jersey Republican supported an expansion of Medicaid in his state. Paul said Christie's Medicaid decision was more in line with the Democratic Party than with a moderate...
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