By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:14 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas voters won't have a hard time telling the difference between the Republican and Democratic candidates next year. With the addition of San Antonio Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, attorney Sam Houston and party activist Steve Brown last week, the Democratic slate offers a...
By David Freddoso | 11/23/13 06:30 PM
When Democrats invoked the so-called “nuclear option” last week, changing Senate rules to let President Obama's judicial nominees go through with simple majority votes, their opportunism was evident.
By Michael E. Baroody | 11/22/13 06:13 PM
Health care may not end up being President Obama's biggest failure after all. And his oft-repeated "if you like it you can keep it" pledge about health care plans may not turn out to be his most consequential broken promise. Each may be far outdone by the fact that he is disillusioning a...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/22/13 09:07 AM
Reason's Nick Gillespie has an important article on Daily Beast that highlights an under-reported fact about President Obama and young voters -- they are increasingly estranged.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/22/13 08:45 AM
Senate Democrats on Thursday rewrote the chamber's filibuster rule, limiting Republicans' power to block presidential nominees and clearing the way for a wave of quick confirmation votes on President Obama's executive and judicial branch nominees. "The Democrats just pushed the panic button...
By Editorial Writer | 11/21/13 05:38 PM
Transcendentalist poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid must have a very big mind indeed. Otherwise, how to explain the fact that Reid made both of the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/21/13 03:11 PM
Senate Democratic leaders on Thursday moved to fundamentally alter the rules governing the chamber's filibuster rule after Republicans repeatedly rejected President Obama's nominees to the D.C. Circuit Court. The change, approved 52-48, would prevent the minority party from using the...
By Paul Bedard | 11/21/13 10:16 AM
The Obamacare disaster rocking Washington is starting to spread to key states Democrats are defending in their bid to keep control of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections, giving Republicans their best chance yet to take charge of Capitol Hill, according to a new voter analysis. While most...
By Michael Barone | 11/21/13 09:28 AM
Is the Republican Party dead, as some Democratic pundits were chortling in the last days of the government shutdown just a little more than a month ago? The obituary seem premature, at least judging from four state special legislative elections this week.
By Charles Hoskinson | 11/20/13 06:28 PM
Rep. Charlie Rangel didn't compare Republicans to Confederates. Nope — he said they were Dixie's heirs. In an interview with Roll Call, the New York Democrat was one of several Congressional Black Caucus members who unloaded on the GOP for filibustering President Obama's judicial nominees to...
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