By Mark Tapscott | 12/05/13 09:03 AM
Remember President Obama's vow that lobbyists would not be welcome in his White House? That promise is proving to be no more credible than the one about keeping your health insurance plan. More than 100 lobbyists have been appointed by Obama to top jobs in his administration, according to the...
By David M. Drucker | 12/04/13 04:29 PM
For Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, enough was enough. The Senate's top Republican had watched a Tea Party-driven government shutdown sink the GOP's already-weak brand and jeopardize McConnell's own chances of ever becoming majority leader. The solution, he concluded, was that the party's...
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 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 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 Joseph Lawler | 11/26/13 03:54 PM
The Obama administration moved Tuesday to limit political campaigning by political nonprofits that are classified as tax-exempt social welfare organizations. The Treasury announced that it would propose new rules to specify which campaign-like activities groups organized under 501(c)4 of the...
By Paul Bedard | 11/26/13 08:58 AM
Former Sen. Alan Simpson, the Republican Party's plain-speaking king of controversy, has new targets: the Tea Party and abortion.
By Paul Bedard | 11/25/13 03:28 PM
This week's Mainstream Media Scream features a column in the Washington Post's coverage of the 50th anniversary of former President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. In it, University of Texas journalism professor Bill Minutaglio used the killing to impugn the Tea Party and Texas...
By Charlie Spiering | 11/22/13 02:54 PM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.,did not specifically criticize the Tea Party, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, or Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, during an Oct. 30 conference call with donors, as claimed by a source to Breitbart News in a report published Friday. Crossroads provided full audio of...
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