More Republican Party Articles

  • America the almost great: Just 28% say U.S. is No. 1

    The view that America stands above others has shrunk, with less than three in 10 believing the U.S. is No. 1 in the world, according to Pew.

  • Cantor's loss a blow to state GOP fundraising

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state Republican lawmakers have lost one of their more reliable sources of campaign cash with U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's pending exit from Congress, a loss that's already causing tension within the party. Cantor's campaign account and the...

  • Pew survey data identifies which Americans need to be deported immediately

    The number of Americans who believe that the U.S. "stands above all other countries" has dropped to just 28 percent, a 10-point decline from three years ago, according to the Pew Research Center.

  • Obama channels Saul Alinsky with 'so sue me' speech: Examiner Editorial

    President Obama's "so sue me" speech last week is a classic illustration of the community organizer practicing Saul Alinsky's 13th rule: "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it."

  • The incredible repeating presidency: Roads and bridges, roads and bridges

    It's always interesting to watch for when the Obama administration trots out another "big" policy speech on American jobs and investing in infrastructure.

  • New Tea Party group's voting integrity lawsuit threatens Mississippi establishment Democrats and Republicans

    If things were bad between Tea Party activists and the Mississippi Republican establishment before last Tuesday's Senate primary runoff, it's about to get a lot uglier.

  • Republicans must look to Cleveland to expand 2016 presidential chances

    Republican National Committee officials announced recently that the party's nominating convention for the next presidential election will be held in Cleveland or Dallas. Given the ultimate goal, the GOP's big bash should be in Ohio.

  • There's nothing undemocratic about strategic voting

    Years before Operation Chaos occurred to Rush Limbaugh, I had been voting strategically in New York. Here's how it all came about.

  • The Export-Import Bank fight as a pivotal moment on the Right

    Many liberals respond to the Export-Import Bank fight by shrugging, rolling their eyes, and saying "what an odd fight to pick."

  • How Republicans will use better data to turn out the vote

    The Republican Party continues to modernize its voter turnout capabilities, with a second digital consulting firm due to announce Tuesday that it will help the party improve its data quality. The Data Trust, a Republican third-party data sharing organization central to the GOP’s overhaul of...

  • Our arrogant president

    President Obama appears to have forgotten -- or ignored -- why we have elections. One reason is to stop, or slow down, an agenda the public doesn't like. When polls began reflecting buyer's remorse about Mr. Obama in 2010, voters elected a Republican majority in the House of Representatives...

  • GOP: Just say 'no' to Export-Import Bank

    Why in the world would Congress want to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank? Known as "Bank of Boeing," Ex-Im is the perfect example of corporate welfare, crony capitalism, fraud and corruption.

  • GOP bucking business priorities on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Traditional ties between the business community and the Republican Party are fraying on Capitol Hill, where the House GOP has bucked corporate interests on a series of priorities this year, from immigration to highway funding to trade. Rebuffed in Congress, the U.S. Chamber...

  • The long road to John Boehner's lawsuit against Obama

    House Speaker John Boehner has been quietly preparing to sue President Obama for months. The Ohio Republican announced just last week that he would spearhead a House lawsuit against the president to challenge, in his view, the Obama administration's unconstitutional overreach of its executive...

  • For every winner Export-Import Bank creates, there's also a loser

    This isn't a fight between airy ideas and real-world benefits. It's a fight between outspoken beneficiaries and hidden victims. In other words, it's another fight between the politically connected and the less powerful.



From the Weekly Standard

  • No Sword, No Justice

    On Tuesday, President Obama visited the Dutch embassy in Washington to pay his respects to the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, shot down over Ukraine by forces armed and backed by Vladimir...

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  • A New Disorder

    Moments of clarity often come when you least expect them. In a speech to contributors last week in Seattle, Barack Obama made the case that his presidency has made America better. In most...

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  • Frozen in the Cold War

    In 1983, Barack Obama was a senior at Columbia University. He was not well known. He lived off-campus, had a few close friends, and spent a lot of time reading. He went to some meetings of the...

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