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  • Nine polls from this week that have Republicans excited

    The 2014 November midterm elections are nearly here, and Democratic and Republican candidates across the country are bracing for the inevitable conclusion to months of campaigning. But even as certain forecast models downgrade the GOP’s chances for taking Congress’ upper chamber, several...

  • Kansas judges help Democrats

    The Kansas Supreme Court has taken Democratic Senate nominee Chad Taylor off the general election ballot Thursday, a move that puts the Republican incumbent at greater risk.

  • Walden plans to stay as NRCC chair

    National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden said Friday that he hopes to continue leading the NRCC again next election cycle.

  • GOP heads into midterms without detailed conservative manifesto

    House Speaker John Boehner released a five-point economic plan Thursday that outlined general areas of reform, including cutting spending and reforming taxes. The agenda, however, did not include the detailed legislative proposals that were included in the Pledge to America four years ago.

  • For GOP, importance of Scott Walker race equals any Senate matchup

    The race is important to the national GOP for two reasons. One reason is that Walker may well be a contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination — but only if he wins re-election first.

  • Boehner stresses tax reform, school choice in GOP agenda

    In an abbreviated replay of past Republican pre-election agendas, House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday laid out a plan for the GOP to boost economic growth with a combination of old-school conservative policies such as reforming taxes and cutting spending as well as newer priorities.

  • Conservatives won't block Boehner

    A group of the most conservative House lawmakers said Thursday that Speaker John Boehner is no longer in danger of losing his gavel to GOP opposition thanks to a leadership shake-up that now includes more conservative input.

  • GOP favorability rating rebounds

    After hitting a low of 28 percent favorability during fall 2013, the GOP's positive rating among Americans has risen to 40 percent, according to a new Gallup survey.

  • Which is the weaker party? Your call

    An assessment of their strength going forward depends on how well they are succeeding in maximizing their vote in line with their historic character.

  • A rare moment of agreement between the White House and GOP

    The Obama administration officially backed Wednesday a continuing resolution to keep the government funded this fall.

  • Women really are the key to elections

    If Republicans can roughly tie Democrats when it comes to women votes, the GOP will win, according to recent history.

  • Islamic State's rise could hurt Paul in key early 2016 states

    Republican strategists in three key early states say the rise of the Islamic State will propel more hawkish presidential candidates in 2016.

  • Would Huntsman run as an independent?

    Former Utah GOP governor Jon Huntsman has been talking with supporters about another White House bid as an independent.

  • If Republicans take Congress, they could wage war on crony capitalism

    If Republicans decide that they really believe in all that free-market talk, and they train their sights on corporate welfare, they'll find a target-rich environment.

  • Jindal calls on GOP to pass — or at least debate — an Obamacare alternative

    "One of the things I'd like to see -- and I understand, you've got consultants in town telling Republicans 'don't pass anything, because then they can beat you up for it' - I'd like to see Republicans pass an alternative," Jindal said during a lunch at the Heritage Foundation.



From the Weekly Standard

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