By Mark Tapscott | 11/19/13 08:56 AM
Republicans face two big dilemmas regarding the 2014 and 2016 elections, and how they resolve each of them will likely shape the results in both contests. The first dilemma concerns how to approach the Obamacare crisis. Should the Republicans in the House and Senate simply sit back and watch...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/17/13 01:38 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker left the door wide open to a 2016 presidential run while warning the party not to choose a Washington lawmaker to be the nominee, considering Congress' record low approval ratings. While he offered praise for several GOP colleagues on Capitol Hill; including Rep....
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/15/13 06:51 AM
Senate Republicans are signaling that they believe they can pick up an open Senate seat in Michigan next year despite the state's traditional Democratic bent.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/14/13 12:09 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., believes Gov. Chris Christie might have a problem if he runs for president in 2016 because the New Jersey Republican supported an expansion of Medicaid in his state. Paul said Christie's Medicaid decision was more in line with the Democratic Party than with a moderate...
By Paul Bedard | 11/13/13 03:11 PM
It's finally happened: Newly re-elected New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie bests former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a respected 2016 presidential poll, the first to show him beating the Clinton dynasty for the White House.
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 Timothy P. Carney | 11/12/13 06:09 PM
A small group of unelected government officials in Washington have the power to bail out banks and other financial institutions, free from budgetary constraints or democratic accountability. Yet insiders don't think the public has any right to know what's going behind the curtain. Sen. Rand...
By Paul Bedard | 11/12/13 03:24 PM
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate, isn't about to get caught plagiarizing again. The proof: In a Tuesday speech to The Citadel on defense policy, Paul did something rare for a lawmaker by including 33 footnotes at the end of his text. The first footnote credited...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/12/13 11:34 AM
Senate Republicans will host a major fundraiser next week for Michigan GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land, an indication that the party believes it has a chance of seizing an open seat in the traditionally blue state. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will headline a National...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/12/13 08:39 AM
Sen. Rand Paul warned Americans that the federal government is targeting doughnuts, the latest example of the oppressive nanny state in America. "They're coming after your doughnuts!" the Kentucky Republican said, referring to the Food and Drug Administration decision to ban trans fats.
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