By Zack Colman | 11/10/13 12:35 PM
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday defended the party's strategy in the Virginia gubernatorial race against attacks from conservative groups that it didn't do enough to help GOP candidate Ken Cuccinelli. Tea Party groups said the GOP establishment kept its wallet...
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 Paul Bedard | 11/08/13 12:24 PM
The House and Senate practice of working three or four days a week is coming under fire from a former Senate Republican who said the schedule shortchanges the public and doesn’t give members enough time to fix the country’s problems.
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 Washington Examiner staff reports | 11/05/13 05:32 PM
A year out from Election Day 2014, national Republicans are vowing to do whatever is necessary to retake control of the Senate, even it means fighting outside conservative groups or taking sides against other Republicans in primary races.
By Brian Hughes | 11/07/13 06:52 PM
Obamacare could become a liability for Democrats among Latino voters, a key demographic that has been a focus of their health reform messaging. Hispanics have been far more sympathetic to President Obama’s signature domestic achievement than the rest of the general population, with Latinos...
By David M. Drucker | 11/07/13 06:43 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to retain the senior staff of the Republican Governors Association when he becomes the chairman of the group on Nov. 21, GOP sources confirmed Thursday. It's not uncommon for the chairman of a political committee to clean house and bring in his own top...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/07/13 04:22 PM
Former Gov. Howard Dean, D-Vt., said Republicans are behaving like the Muslim Brotherhood on social issues. "The Republicans on the Right are making the same mistakes as the Islamic Brotherhood made in Egypt," Dean said in an MSNBC interview. "They get in and they only focus on social...
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 Rebecca Berg | 11/07/13 06:20 AM
In the immediate aftermath of the 2013 elections, which Tuesday night saw New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie handily re-elected and Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe swept to a narrow victory, Democrats and Republicans alike are beginning to look for lessons to apply to the next, higher-stakes...
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