By David M. Drucker | 11/15/13 05:29 AM
The Utah Republican burst onto the political scene in 2010 as a Tea Party stalwart, ousting three-term Sen. Bob Bennett in a primary. But prior to that campaign -- Lee's first for elected office -- he rose through the ranks of Utah's GOP establishment at least partly on the coattails of his...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/13/13 12:40 PM
Ted Cruz is joining fellow Republican Sen. Rand Paul's bid to get a Senate vote on a bill to audit the Federal Reserve by holding up Janet Yellen's nomination to be Fed chairman. Ahead of Yellen's confirmation hearing on Thursday morning, the Texan said in a statement: "I agree with Rand Paul:...
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:29 AM
As a Republican, freshman Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida cares about the Republican Party's Image and fate. But what he especially cares about is a tiny sliver of the GOP: about 22,000 primary voters who lean heavily conservative and who secured his spot in the House.
By Editorial Writer | 11/12/13 06:42 AM
Gov. Chris Christie is the Republican man of the moment, propelled by his smashing re-election victory in the deep blue state of New Jersey. In multiple interviews with national media outlets, Christie has given every indication that he has his eye on a possible presidential run.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/11/13 03:04 PM
Conservatives know New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is now both the media and establishment choice for 2016, and that is part of the reason why they are so suspicious of him. But when conservative Republicans were desperate for a voice opposing President Obama, Christie was a viral star.
By Star Parker | 11/08/13 01:03 PM
Post-mortems now gushing forth about why Ken Cuccinelli, conservative Republican candidate for governor in Virginia, lost to Democrat Terry McAuliffe, a business-as-usual political retread from the Clinton crowd, tell us more about who produces this punditry than what reality actually might be.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/08/13 09:20 AM
Wonder what's really going on in American politics? Odds are good these days that it's the opposite of the traditional media's conventional wisdom. Here's why: Millennials are the ascending cohort and are steadily displacing Baby Boomers as the prime movers of election strategizing. But when...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/08/13 05:20 AM
The Republican Party of Iowa was blindsided by the Tea Party movement in the last presidential election, but party officials are already working hard to diminish the conservative movement's influence by the time the next presidential primary rolls around in 2016, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa...
By Paul Bedard | 11/07/13 11:23 AM
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe’s jobs-focused campaign, also characterized by highly negative advertising, will be the model for 2014 gubernatorial elections, in which Democrats hope to beat Republican incumbents in six states and make abortion defender Wendy Davis governor of Texas....
By Paul Bedard | 11/06/13 03:28 PM
Angered by what they believed was meager spending by establishment Republicans on Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli’s losing effort, some Tea Party groups and supporters have been assailing the Republican National Committee today in statements and on talk radio. “The GOP...
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