President Barack Obama took aim at his former rival Mitt Romney on Thursday, mocking the onetime GOP presidential nominee and the Republican Party for what Mr. Obama called a sudden shift in rhetoric on the issues of poverty and inequality.
From the January 29 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: Rush Limbaugh: Climate Change Misinformer of the Year Limbaugh: "I Have Begged The Republican Party To Campaign On Ideology," But It Hasn't Rush Takes Credit For Finding That U.S. Show More Summary
Two congressman are considering a primary challenge against John McCain Leading Off: • AZ-Sen: Not-so-great news... for John McCain! The senator is likely to seek a sixth term, but his many enemies within the Republican Party are committed to denying him renomination. Show More Summary
“The Republican Party in New Hampshire is organizing a two-day festival of political speechmaking in April designed to formally kick off the 2016 presidential campaign in the early primary state,” the Washington Post reports. The post New Hampshire Republicans to Kick Off Campaign appeared first on Political Wire.
Andrew Sullivan delivers a tour de force run down of the Republican Party on The Daily Dish. This was to be the winter of their deep content. Having won the mid-terms on a platform of pure fear and panic, they had Washington DC in their pocket. The agenda was going to be theirs – even [...] The post Sullivan on the Republican Year appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
As it turns out, the American people don't much like the idea of Republican elected officials allowing the five Republican members of the Supreme Court to do their dirty work for them. The post Poll Confirms That The Republican Party’s Obamacare Strategy Is Extraordinarily Unpopular appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Despite strong resistance from the Republican party, President Obama has been surprisingly adroit in moving his agenda through the legislative process. From healthcare to environmental
There are two new signs that the Republican Party, often said to be in the midst of a civil war, might be experiencing something more like the Internet bubble of the nineteen-nineties. First, there’s the money: at a conference this weekend...Show More Summary
Remember this from back in December, when certain elements in the Republican Party were suggesting that they shouldn't invite President Obama to deliver a State of the Union address? Asked if he planned to extend an invitation to Obama, Boehner replied, “Listen, the more the president talks about his ideas, the more unpopular he becomes. Show More Summary
In the Godfather III Michael Corleone famously says, “Just when I thought I was out..they pull me back in.” Just when many in the Republican Party thought they were out of the Sarah Palin era the the problems that came with it, it’s clear the Sarah Palin problem remains. And, oh yes, we’ll get emails [...]Show More Summary
I know professional clowns. They are actually very serious professional people. And it’s fair to say now that when someone suggests the Republican Party is becoming a clown car it’s an insult — to the hard-working clowns, whose humor, silliness and absurdity is intentional, and in most cases perfected after years of hard work. What [...]Show More Summary
If you need evidence of the growing divide on LGBT issues within the Republican Party, look no further than Michigan. On the same day that Republican Gov. Rick Snyder (top right) made headlines by calling for more dialogue on LGBT.....
Yesterday at Congressman Steve King’s Freedom Summit in Iowa, Sarah Palin gave a speech that left many bewildered, others excited, and still more just plain flummoxed. Both conservatives and liberals agreed that it was an inarticulate mash of self-promotion and pep rally continually fraught with linguistic question marks. Show More Summary
Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is gearing up to announce a White House bid this year, positioning herself as the Republican party’s chief critic of likely Democratic nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Fiorina begins as a relative unknown, and trails far in the polls. In a speech to the Iowa Freedom Summit,…
This weekend, I will be in and around Steve King's big hootenanny out in Ioway. So will Senator Marco Rubio, former rising star of the Republican party, who is now making serious noises about running for president in 2016. And, by serious noises, I m...
Speaker of the House John Boehner's invitation to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hurts his own party, the policy process and Israel. There are some in the Republican Party who truly care about preventing an Iranian nuclear bomb. There are some with helpful suggestions for how to improve our strategy. Show More Summary
YouTube That's right, folks, here's one of the Republican Party's top politicians, a Congressman no less, going on the batshit crazy Alex Jones show and agreeing with him that legal abortion has caused God to put a curse on America.
Having awakened from my slumber, I see that John Boehner has a whole new problem on his hands. Apparently the rump moderate wing of the the Republican Party is starting to feel itchy: Female lawmakers pushed the party to drop Thursday's...Show More Summary
A batch of Senate amendments this week revealed the awkward maneuvering going on within the Republican Party on climate change. After months of some GOP lawmakers holding fast to denial and some demurring "I'm not a scientist," a handful...Show More Summary
Good Read: Kafkatrapping Running Scared On Abortion A Tedious Recycled State Of The Union Saudi King Adullah Died The Pro-Life Movement Must Stop Being Whores Of The Republican Party Screw Jeb, Marco's Running The Europeans And The Jews Media...