In 2010, Republicans made big gains in both the US Congress and state legislatures, sailing into office on promises that they'd be the ones to balance the budget largely because of a push from female voters defecting from the left wing. But now, after over a year of non-job creating ladyparts legislation, it seems that in 2012, women will run back into the arms of the Democratic Party.
Pushed by tea party movement adherents and conservatives to make deep budget cuts, Republicans may find themselves paying a political price because independents and swing voters care more about job creation and economic growth. Perm... Read Post
"House Republicans, feeling they have scored significant fiscal victories, are moving on to an even bigger challenge: persuading voters, state legislatures and Democrats to alter the Constitution with a balanced budget amendment," t... Read Post
After their victories in 2010 state legislative elections, Republicans reapportioned a number of state legislatures. They drew districts so that, for later elections, a minority or slim majority of Republican voters for Congress or ... Read Post