By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 12:59 PM
A revealing new study on the political impact of whites becoming a minority by 2042 finds that the Republican Party will gain support as more whites, feeling threatened about their status, embrace conservative policies. The study from Northwestern University and published in the influential...
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 12:46 PM
A founding father of the conservative movement who is now a star among Tea Party activists is urging the GOP to choose a governor to duel Washington “insider” Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying that 2016 isn’t the best time for Sen. Ted Cruz to run.
By Rebecca Berg | 04/08/14 09:57 AM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will headline South Carolina's annual Silver Elephant dinner in June, one of the major events on the state's Republican calendar and a key function for any potential presidential candidate hoping to play in the first-in-the-South primary. “We are proud to welcome...
By Paul Bedard | 04/07/14 01:06 PM
Former President George H.W. Bush, who has shied away from political dirty work, has jumped feet first into the GOP's bid to win back the Senate and White House in a new fundraising campaign.
04/07/14 12:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it. Democrats...
By Bill Barrow | 04/07/14 08:47 AM
Republicans can't seem to reach an official party line this election year on the old Washington custom of using the federal budget to benefit the folks back home.
By David M. Drucker | 04/04/14 11:34 AM
Will the real Republican Establishment please stand up? In the four years since the Supreme Court struck down fundraising regulations that effectively gave the Democratic and Republican parties a monopoly on large-scale political activity, a collection of Tea Party-affiliated organizations has...
04/03/14 03:23 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – On Wednesday the Republican National Committee voted to narrow the list of sites in contention for the 2016 Republican National Convention from eight to six cities. According to an April 2 press release, the cities moving on to the next round of consideration are...
04/03/14 12:27 PM
Republican lawmakers from both chambers of Congress met Thursday morning with veterans activists groups to highlight new legislation aimed at giving Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki more authority to fire upper-level management officials who aren't properly completing their...
By Charlie Spiering | 04/03/14 10:42 AM
Imagine you are are a loyal Republican; you've voted in every election for Republican candidates and even donated to a Republican candidate in your state, and you receive a letter from the Republican National Committee telling you that you are no longer a Republican.
By Lisa Ruhl | 04/02/14 04:04 PM
Senate leaders on both sides stressed the importance of getting Americans out of poverty. Some suggested raising the minimum wage, while others tout their job-creation plans.
By Brian Hughes | 04/02/14 12:54 PM
Democrats might want to tamp down their Obamacare celebration. For all the jubilation over 7.1 million people selecting plans through federal and state health exchanges, the politics surrounding the central issue of the 2014 midterms remains largely unchanged, according to both Republican and...
By Philip Klein | 04/01/14 02:12 PM
Riding a late tidal wave of interest, President Obama's health care law has overcome its early botched rollout to sign up more than 7 million Americans, the White House announced on Tuesday. As I’ve noted in the past, there are a number of questions surrounding the headline numbers touted by...
By Paul Bedard | 04/01/14 01:57 PM
Critics of Obamacare's regulation that just 30 hours amounts to a full-time job are launching a last-ditch effort to convince Democrats to help pass a change to restore the traditional 40-hour work week as the marker of a full-time job worthy of the insurance benefit. “I always...
By Paul Bedard | 03/28/14 10:40 AM
With voters depressed over the economy, upset with Obamacare and greatly disapproving of President Obama, Democrats are in a sweat over lackluster voter turnout in November when control of the Senate will be up for grabs. New polling shows that Republicans are super-charged at getting a chance...
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