By Susan Ferrechio | 12/03/13 10:08 AM
Just a week away from its Dec. 13 deadline, lawmakers will have little time in their post-Thanksgiving legislative session to negotiate the kind of major budget deal they'd need to end the federal government's crisis-driven management style.
By Mark Tapscott | 12/03/13 09:18 AM
Could the GOP be on the cusp of a JFK moment on the national political scene? Before simply dismissing the idea out of hand, consider the following: John F.Kennedy's appeal in the 1960 presidential campaign was built around his basic summons to the country: "Let's get America moving again."...
By Rebecca Berg | 12/02/13 02:17 PM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a pro-business group, is coming to the aid of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with an ad released Monday that calls the embattled Republican a protector of the coal industry and "a fighter who never lets Kentucky down."
By Rebecca Berg | 12/02/13 12:02 PM
The poll showed Chris Christie winning 43 percent of the vote in a general election match-up with Hillary Clinton. The former secretary of state would garner 38 percent support. Another 19 percent of those surveyed were undecided.
By Associated Press | 12/02/13 10:53 AM
HOUSTON -- Sick of losing on Election Day, they huddled candidates on their 2014 statewide ticket in a hotel ballroom and bristled at being outspent and outnumbered by political rivals in Texas who they talked up as sophisticated and savvy. But this was no meeting of hapless Texas Democrats....
By Paul Bedard | 12/02/13 09:48 AM
Joe Scarborough, the former Florida congressman who hosts the popular MSNBC morning show “Morning Joe,” is already fighting to keep Hillary Clinton out of the White House.
By Hugh Hewitt | 12/01/13 06:50 PM
"What we could do, what we could be, if the federal government would go back to its limited role." That should be the mantra for GOP candidates for the House and the Senate, incumbents and challengers, in 2014. A year from now, if the center-right sticks to this mantra, to this summary of...
By Paul Bedard | 11/29/13 03:02 PM
Sen. John McCain is starting to sound like a Tea Party “wacko bird.” In a new fundraising letter for the Republican National Committee released Friday, McCain lashed out at “Barack Obama, Harry Reid and Washington liberals,” who he claimed are destroying the United States. Liberals,...
By Paul Bedard | 11/29/13 08:47 AM
It's been debated for five years, and the conventional wisdom has generally concluded that Sarah Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, hurt Sen. John McCain's chances to beat then-Sen. Barack Obama for the presidency with her outsized and controversial personality.
By David M. Drucker | 11/29/13 08:45 AM
Over the course of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s career, the publicly mild-mannered Kentucky Republican has inspired passions: Among his allies, heartfelt loyalty and admiration. Among his opponents, deep-seated frustration and enmity.
By Byron York | 12/08/13
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