By Charlie Spiering | 12/12/13 11:49 AM
It is a period of civil war. Republicans are locked in another ideological battle and as the Tea Party goes to war with the establishment, the term RINO (Republican In Name Only) is once again paramount.
By Steve Doty | 12/12/13 09:56 AM
With the right candidates, Republicans could be poised to take control of the Senate in 2014.
By Byron York | 12/11/13 12:38 PM
Three leading members of the House's Republican Study Committee have asked President Obama for an opportunity to discuss GOP alternatives to Obamacare. Stung by repeated Democratic accusations that they have no plan to replace the troubled national health care scheme, Reps. Steve Scalise, of...
By Michael Barone | 12/10/13 06:26 PM
Here's some advice to conservative Republicans from libertarian (more or less) economist Tyler Cowen: Accept the Ryan-Murray budget deal. In a blog post titled "The sequester was a good idea," Cowen, in his cryptic and precise economist-speak, argues that the sequester “brought some much...
By Rebecca Berg | 12/10/13 12:28 PM
A Washington, D.C., fundraiser scheduled for this week for North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, a Republican candidate for Senate, will feature a few big GOP names, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., are also slated to...
By Sean Higgins | 12/09/13 05:05 PM
Defending Main Street, the super PAC of the Republican Main Street Partnership, has gotten $400,000 in donations from two major labor organizations: The Laborers' International Union of North America and the International Union of Operating Engineers, according to the National Journal. Big...
By Susan Ferrechio | 12/09/13 03:48 PM
House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., on Monday introduced the "Prohibiting In-Flight Voice Communications and Mobile Wireless Devices Act," which would outlaw most cellphone calls during commercial domestic flights.
By Rebecca Berg | 12/09/13 03:41 PM
Former lobbyist and Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is weighing whether to mount a challenge to Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, of Virginia, who is highly popular heading into his re-election campaign next year. Warner, with approval ratings around 60 percent and nearly $6...
By Associated Press | 12/09/13 01:00 PM
Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs. Despite last month's Democratic power play, Senate Republicans retain the power to slow, though not...
By Paul Bedard | 12/09/13 05:52 AM
Ed Gillespie, a former top aide to President George W. Bush who chaired both the Republican National Committee and Virginia GOP, said he is considering a bid against Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, automatically putting Virginia in play and giving the Republicans their best chance to take back...
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