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Republicans And Women: Single Women Vote Democratic Because They Wish They Were Married, Pundit Says

Winning the women’s vote has been an acknowledged problem for Republicans in recent elections, and one conservative pundit believes he has the way to fix it — namely, “reinforce the authority of traditional culture.” R.R. Reno, editor...Show More Summary

Support For Gay Marriage Cost Hawaii Governor His Job

Neil Abercrombie says he lost the Democratic primary when Republicans crossed over to defeat him because he called a special session of the legislature to legalize gay marriage. Said Abercrombie: “Republicans crossed over en masse to vote in the Democratic primary, and then the religious factor came in. Doctrinally I was outside the circle and [...]

Ted Cruz: ‘White House Is The Only One Talking About A Gov. Shutdown’

As 2014 nears it’s close, and 2016 just around the corner, election speculation is heating up. Whether the American people are ready or not, a two year non-stop election season is on it’s way. In the Republican Party, a few standouts have started to emerge, each with their own views. Show More Summary

California Media Hail 'Bipartisanship' in Sacramento

This is "bipartisanship" the way Democrats, and the mainstream media, like it: Republicans giving in on nearly every issue. From the Los Angeles Times to the San Jose Mercury News, journalists are united in praising the work that both...Show More Summary

Ryan's Radio Love for Gardner Regurgitates Trouble for Republicans

Rep. Paul Ryan was in town last week, and he did a round of interviews on talk radio shows, hoping to find an audience hungry for his new book, which essentially explains how the Tea Party can grab actual control of things, instead of...Show More Summary

Ted Cruz: ‘We Are Building An Army’

A 2016 presidential bid from Sen. Ted Cruz sounds increasingly likely, as the Tea-Party favorite told an influential conservative gathering that “we are part of a grassroots fire that is sweeping this country.” The Texas Republican told the Dallas crowd: “each of you are here because we are part of a grassroots fire that is [...]

RAMESH PONNURU: Republicans Misread Their Gender Gap Problem. “Women are slightly more liberal tha…

RAMESH PONNURU: Republicans Misread Their Gender Gap Problem. “Women are slightly more liberal than men on issues of social welfare and war, and always have been. But gender influences voting much less than ideology, religiosity or marital status, as the survey itself confirms. And Republican candidates who win tend to have gender gaps about the [...]

WAR AND RUMORS OF WAR: Republicans Warn of ‘Dark and Dangerous’ Future if Putin Isn’t Confron…

WAR AND RUMORS OF WAR: Republicans Warn of ‘Dark and Dangerous’ Future if Putin Isn’t Confronted on Ukraine (Video).

GOP learned nothing from 2012 defeat

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the losing candidate for vice president in 2012, is among those seeking to expand the Republicans' ever-narrowing base. The national party's 2012 postmortem stressed the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Sunday Talk: If you build it (all by yourself), he will come

It's been nearly two years since America's sweetheart, Mitt Romney, got sk[r]ewed out of the presidency (#ThanksOsama), and Republicans are still working through the stages of grief. First came the denial, which quickly—too quickly for...Show More Summary

Filled Negro Says That The Closing Of The "Trump Plaza" In Atlantic City Should Put To Rest The False Claims That Republicans Are "Job Creators" And That Business Men Make Good Elected Officials

Easy come, easy go with the gambling business.Despite the fact that Philly and other cities that used to feed the Atlantic City gambling crowd are developing their own local casinos the downsizing of the casino business in Atlantic City...Show More Summary

Another 'Red' State Admits They Were WRONG About Obamacare, Quietly Accepts Medicaid Expansion

Remember earlier this year, around the time news of the ACA roll-out's success were starting to trickle in, when Republicans finally started revealing their true fears about it? Rand Paul summed it up nicely: "People get assumed and accustomed to receiving things, particularly things that they get for free." Or, to paraphrase: "We're terrified people will…

Illegal Immigrant Children: Debate Over Obama’s Executive Amnesty Could Force A 2014 Government Shutdown

The debate over what to do with the illegal immigrant children, and the threat of an exeuctive order on immigration reform by President Barack Obama, has some Republicans considering force another government shutdown in 2014. In a related report by The Inquisitr, one of the illegal immigrant children who was allowed to stay in the

The Meaning of the Koch Brothers Tapes: "I Don't Know Where We'd Be Without You"

One of the classic strategies for politicians caught saying embarrassing things is to use the old "there's nothing to see here, keep moving" ploy. Republicans tried that at first when Romney was caught on the 47% tape, but it didn'tShow More Summary

Karl Rove's PAC Trying to Win Arkansas, North Carolina by Running Left of Pryor, Hagan

Karl Rove and his Crossroads GPS PAC are about to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in the senate -- by campaigning to the left of incumbents Mark Pryor and Kay Hagan on behalf of Republican challengers Tom Cotton and Thom Tills. Show More Summary

5 things to know about November’s House races

WASHINGTON — Here’s a start of the school year lesson: History and geography are coming up aces for House Republicans. The GOP is expected to tighten its majority grip on the House in November’s elections, adding seats as President Barack Obama’s unpopularity drags down Democrats. Show More Summary

As midterm elections approach, five things to know about the Senate races

ATLANTA — The top prize of the November midterm elections is control of the Senate for the final years of President Barack Obama’s administration. Republicans need six more seats to take over. There are 36 races: 21 Democratic seats, 15 held by Republicans. Show More Summary

Stop Dreaming. Republicans Are Not Going for a Carbon Tax.

This story originally appeared in Grist and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Republicans, as everyone knows, hate taxes and don't accept, much less care about, climate change. But wonks on both sides of the aisle fantasize that a carbon tax could win bipartisan support as part of a broader tax-reform package. Show More Summary

Republicans Prefer Out of Context Quotes Over Serious Middle East Discussion

Republicans, lacking any actual coherent policy arguments, love to dwell on taking comments from Democrats out of context, often distorting what was said. They made such an distorted quote the centerpiece of their last national convention. We are bound to hear another out of context quote over and over from Republicans. In response to a [...]

Republican governor has plan to help women prepare dinner

3 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

Tom Corbett (R-PA) is not popular among women, or, indeed, anyone: “I think a lot of people want to be able to walk into a grocery store, particularly, a lot of the women want to go and buy a bottle of wine for dinner, go down, buy a six-pack or two six-packs, buy dinner and go home rather than what I described as three stops in Pennsylvania.” Read the rest

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