When the Supreme Court handed down the historic ruling that same-sex marriage is legal in all fifty states, I began to notice social media posts, news headlines, and off hand comments from people stating that it was another blow to conservatism, that Republicans were not in favor of this ruling. Show More Summary
The Obama administration and a Republican senator teamed up in an effort to reduce drug use.
President Obama announced a proposal today to extend overtime pay to some 5 million higher-paid workers in the United States, which would mark only the second time that overtime has been raised since 1970. The Department of Labor's new rule proposal would extend overtime pay laws to workers who earn up to $50,440. Show More Summary
The Republican presidential candidate's ruminations on parental responsibility and rectitude ring a bit hollow. read more
The Nevada rancher who famously got in an armed standoff told Politico that he privately met with Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul Monday.
Chris Christie announced his presidential bid for 2016. If you opened your smart phone, tablet, or computer you’ll see a headline similar to that. It’s a headline that’s not unlike other candidates in the Republican party that have decided to announce their GOP candidacy. Show More Summary
Many laughed about Donald Trump’s intention to run for presidency, thinking he had no chance to win the Republican nomination, much less – the presidency. The results of the latest polls, however, show that Trump ranks second in terms of popularity in New Hampshire, closely following another Republican candidate, Jeb Bush.
Peter Beinart, The Atlantic: After Mitt Romney's defeat in 2012, the Republican National Committee published an autopsy. "When it comes to social issues," the autopsy declared, "the Party must in fact and deed be inclusive and welcoming. Show More Summary
Although his campaign is a long shot, he could nonetheless be a big influence in the Republican primary fight. Here’s how.
North Dakota Republicans are backing away from a fellow GOP lawmaker who hailed last week’s same-sex marriage court ruling as a victory for the mentally ill. State Rep. Dwight Kiefert (R-Valley City) wrote what he described as a sarcastic Facebook post Friday, after the ruling in Obergefell v....
Of the nine Republican presidential candidates I consider viable, I have New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie - who made his bid official Tuesday - as dead last.
Today, Harold Pollack wins the award for....um, something. Best geek-obsessive amateur polling and chartmaking of 2015? Whatever, it's really impressive. Man, I wish I had done this. So here's what he did: Last week, before the Supreme...Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is today's entrant into the ever-expanding Republican field to be the party's 2016 nominee for the White House. He's the 14th official major GOP candidate. Click image to watch Chris Christie's announcement that he's seeking the 2016 GOP nomination for president. Show More Summary
[...] many Republicans say it amounts to corporate welfare and the federal government interfering in the private sector. GOP leaders — under pressure from tea party-backed conservatives and the party's leading presidential candidates — chose to let the bank's charter expire rather than try to renew it ahead of Tuesday's deadline.
So it seems the Washington Post is conducting a pretty serious examination of the personal business and financial records of leading GOP presidential candidates. Over the weekend Robert O'Harrow, Jr....
As stated in their history, GOPAC was founded in 1979 to recruit and elect new Republican leaders at the state and local level. This was after...
Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has asked his fellow Republican leadership in the Congress to reject a nuclear deal with Iran, saying any such deal could start arms race in the Middle East. “One, they should absolutely reject it (nuclear deal). Show More Summary
New Jersey governor latest to officially join crowded Republican field of candidates.
As national media begin to focus their political coverage on campaigning by Republican presidential candidates in the lead-up to the New Hampshire primary, it's incumbent upon journalists to disclose the history of misinformation and...Show More Summary
Tennessee State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) supports the planned construction of a monument to honor Nathan Bedford Forrest, Confederate general, slave dealer, and founder of the Ku Klux Klan, the Daily News Journal reports. The Sons of Confederate Veterans are behind the memorial, whose...