By Sean Lengell | 02/21/14 05:20 AM
Rep. Steve King has refused to apologize about comments he made last year that young illegal immigrants routinely smuggle drugs into the U.S. from Mexico, telling an Iowa newspaper the statement was "objectively true." A nationwide firestorm erupted after the conservative Iowa Republican in...
02/20/14 05:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP leaders are putting the final touches on legislation that would significantly weaken a recently enacted overhaul of the much criticized federal flood insurance program, easing many premium increases and allowing below-market rates to be passed on to people buying...
By Thomas Sowell | 02/20/14 03:41 PM
Politics is often like war. Unfortunately, politicians, the media and the voting public seldom have the same degree of realism and discipline with which professional soldiers fight wars. You can indulge your emotions and base your decisions on wishful thinking in politics, in a way that you are...
By Mona Charen | 02/20/14 03:29 PM
Ted Cruz may be the brightest light to adorn the Republican Party in many years. So it's particularly galling to see that rather than train his fire at President Obama and the liberal machine that cocoons him, Cruz has become a one-man wrecking ball against Republicans.
By David M. Drucker | 02/20/14 12:20 PM
House Republicans have begun jockeying for leadership positions in the next Congress, anticipating the possibility that Speaker John Boehner could step down after the November elections.
By Paul Bedard | 02/20/14 09:59 AM
The inability of any Republican to keep the lead in 2016 presidential preference polls is teasing potential long shots to consider jumping in.
By Cal Thomas | 02/19/14 08:40 PM
Kathleen Willey is back. For people who have forgotten, she was a volunteer aide to former President Clinton who claims he sexually harassed her 20 years ago. She wrote a book about it called Target: Caught in the Crosshairs of Bill and Hillary Clinton. What, you say you didn’t read it?...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/19/14 01:18 PM
Tea Party activists want to draft Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, to run for president in 2016, but the first-term senator has a higher priority: establishing the Tea Party as a permanent force in American politics by rewriting the Republican policy playbook.
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 08:46 AM
While some leading Democrats have been reluctant to condemn the NSA's tactics, the GOP has begun to embrace a libertarian shift opposing the spy agency's broad surveillance powers — a striking departure from the policies that have defined the Republican Party for generations.
By Eric Schelzig | 02/18/14 08:42 AM
Now that workers have rejected the UAW in a close vote, attention turns to whether the GOP can fulfill its promises that keeping the union out means more jobs will come rolling in, the next great chapter in the flourishing of foreign auto makers in the South.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/17/14 12:45 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will continue to look to raise money from, and foster goodwill among, Republican Party donors and powerbrokers with a stop tomorrow in New York City, where Christie will speak at a National Republican Senatorial Committee event. Fresh off trips to three states on...
By David M. Drucker | 02/17/14 05:20 AM
Las Vegas is vying to host the 2016 Republican National Convention and could be the frontrunner if the party's social conservatives can look beyond the gambling mecca's “Sin City” reputation. A large number of hotel rooms and meeting facilities located near convention hall, restaurants run...
By Associated Press | 02/15/14 12:08 PM
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democrats dream of driving U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell into retirement this year, ridding President Barack Obama of one of his fiercest opponents. Tea Partyers have the same dream, but they say the Senate's Republican leader actually is too accommodating to Democrats....
By Charlie Spiering | 02/15/14 10:42 AM
Brand new day “I think Republicans will not win again in my lifetime for the presidency unless they become a new GOP, a new Republican Party.” - Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Hugs and kisses "Let me be the first to say Happy Valentine's Day to our fearless leader Nancy Pelosi." - President...
By Paul Bedard | 02/14/14 03:16 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama has to finally take responsibility for Obamacare and fix it fast or see his legacy tarnished.
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