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  • Early voting increases, despite setbacks

    Despite a Supreme Court decision this week to delay early voting in Ohio, an increasing number of states nationwide are embracing initiatives to allow voters to cast ballots before election day.

  • Romney can't lead a more populist GOP

    In 2012, Romney told a crowd that 47 percent of the country "pay no income tax ... are dependent upon government," and that "I'll never convince them that they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives" -- not the way to win blue-collar voters.

  • Potential 2016 candidates more assertive

    Some potential presidential contenders are getting more assertive in how they answer questions of whether they'll run, a sign that the 2016 race is ready to move into a higher gear.

  • Cruz responds to election speculation: You don't know what you're talking about

    Okay, so maybe he's not "all in."

  • Pataki flirts with presidential run

    Pataki, who was governor from 1995 to 2006, would join a growing field that is still fairly thin on Establishment Republicans.

  • Why Boehner keeps beating rebellions from the right

    Another Congress, another little plot to oust Speaker John Boehner. The revolts come and go, but frequent critics don't think the latest one will amount to much.

  • GOP ads aimed at women draw mixed reviews

    This election cycle has seen a glut of creative Republican efforts not to lose women, and it has resulted in some of the most buzzed-about TV spots. Spoiler: Some of that buzz is not so nice.

  • Republican Senate hopes on the rise as Gardner surges in Colorado

    Two influential polling analysts are giving the Republican Party a better chance of retaking the Senate in 2014, and the shifting Colorado Senate race is a major factor.

  • Rand Paul to Americans in poverty: 'Give Republicans another chance'

    Republicans must broaden their appeal to Americans in poverty by touting growth-oriented economic policies such as lower taxes, Kentucky senator and Republican presidential prospect Rand Paul said this week.

  • Palin hits the road for GOP long-shots

    Louisiana's Rob Maness isn't the first candidate she has traveled to rally for, and with a few exceptions, her chosen candidates have faced bruising defeat.

  • Republicans poised to win most House seats since 1946

    The shape of the political landscape suggests Republicans will gain House seats from the 234 they won in 2012, and possibly exceed the 242 seats they won in 2010 —" more than the party has won in any election since 1946.

  • The restive Right at election time

    WASHINGTON — The 2014 midterm races are heating up. It seems to me everyone is uneasy. The Republicans have not raised enough money. The Democrats are mindful that the president is immensely unpopular, and their candidates are struggling. Some Republicans are gleeful. Will they win the six...

  • Ad: 'Republicans are people too'

    A veteran of Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has put together an ad campaign arguing that Republicans are more diverse than voters realize.

  • Two anti-choice parties

    Democrats often call themselves "pro-choice." Republicans defend "freedom." Unfortunately, neither party really believes in letting individuals do what we want.

  • Majority of Americans want a third party

    Since 2007, the call for a third political party has never dipped below 46 percent. According to a new Gallup poll, 58 percent now want a third party.



From the Weekly Standard