In light of the far right wing of the Republican party lashing out at the likes of John Boehner, Paul Ryan and, yes, Ronald Reagan for not being conservative enough, Jon Stewart was left confused at who exactly the Republican party considers...Show More Summary
I’ve been a Republican all my life—a loyal Republican. The problem is, our party has not been loyal to its own principles. That is why I am running for the United States Senate. The Republican Party faces an identity crisis. What doShow More Summary
The year that’s about to end gave the Republican Party—sorry, the American people—one last desperate chance to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. All they needed to do was nix all funding for the law. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said so, and said so, and said so a few hundred more times.
Glenn Beck appeared on Sean Hannity's radio show Tuesday and the two conservative commentators spent some time lamenting the fact that "the left" will forever associated them with the Republican Party. No matter how much they criticize the GOP establishment, Beck told Hannity, people will never look at them as "anything but Republicans."
(CNN) – Republican Rep. Peter King on Monday unveiled a Political Action Committee called "American Leadership Now" aimed at supporting moderate voices within the Republican Party. King of New York was in the early primary state of New Hampshire to speak with conservative groups. He told CNN the location for the unveiling of the PAC […]
NBC's Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro take a look at the Republican Party's bargaining man, Paul Ryan, as his budget compromise with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., awaits a vote in the Senate. And in a poll this week, his popularity in Iowa is the highest of the 2016 GOP contend …
On Fox & Friends Sunday morning, Ann Coulter discussed House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's accusation that the Republican Party showed a consistent disrespect for women, a claim Coulter found odd, given that it was said on MSNBC, on which Martin Bashir recently made some comments about former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin that ended with his resignation.
Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich (D) on Sunday lashed out of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) after he refused to accept the Republican Party's role in the increasing poverty and income inequality in the U.S. Former Secretary...Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on Sunday defended a budget deal to avert a government shutdown, saying that it would allow the Republican Party to "focus" on destroying President Barack Obama's health care reform law. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on...Show More Summary
Imagine what would happen if: • The budget deal passes the Senate with a handful of Republicans; • Immigration reform passes the House and something is agreed upon by the Senate; • In 2014 the House lead expands; • All Senate incumbents defeat their right-wing challengers and the GOP takes the Senate; • If not […]
One of the biggest reasons why I renounced the right wing: because this kind of sheer insanity driven by religious fanaticism is nearly universal in the Republican Party: Texas Lt. Gov. Hopefuls Voice Support for Creationism. It's important...Show More Summary
My latest Townhall column is called, 10 Quotes That Help Explain Why So Many Conservatives Don’t Trust The Republican Party. Here’s an excerpt from the column. If things are going badly, we’re told the GOP should compromise on what it believes in to start winning elections again. Show More Summary
Pop quiz: What's the difference between the North Korean regime and the Republican Party? The most logical answer is "a lot," but in the intro to Hardball Friday, Chris Matthews made it seem like "very little." The MSNBC host somehow found a way to tie...
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh accused the Republican Party of being “willing to lose some elections” in order to purge the tea party from the ranks of conservatism. Limbaugh suggested that establishment Republicans in Congress were angry with Sen. Show More Summary
Chris Edwards The Ryan-Murray budget deal is remarkably bad when you look at the details. If the Republican Party is supposed to be the fiscally conservative party, there is virtually nothing Republican in the agreement. The Democrats could have written the whole thing themselves. Show More Summary
America and the Republican Party lost one of our great all round foreign policy players his week. Ambassador Richard (Rich) Williamson was one of our smartest, most politically canny and effective foreign policy/national security professionals. Given...Show More Summary
Glenn Beck joined Mark Levin on his radio show Thursday evening, and both men were completely unreserved in their fury with the "progressives" in the Republican party for managing to drag the party so far down the tubes that they "actually might be worse" the the Democrats.
That’s what one Republican calls the relationship between the Republican Party and the Tea Party: “Full Scale Civil War.” House Speaker John Boehner, whose strategies have been repeatedly thwarted by Tea Party revolts in recent years, was blunt today when asked whether he thought the ultra-conservatives should get in line. “I don’t care what they […]
A battle between conservative groups and the Republican Party, generally viewed as a fight between Tea Party outsiders and "establishment" insiders, intensified Wednesday and Thursday after some testy remarks by Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) and the firing of a key Republican staffer.
McArdle believes that the budget deal is good for the GOP: [T]actically, I think this is a clear win for the Republican Party. The last thing they need right now is to take the focus off the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and revive Obama’s flagging poll numbers with an ill-timed budget battle. Their best shot at a […]