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Over the past 2 years the Obama administration has been desperate to boost minimum wages, usually over tedious bickering with republicans and corporations who have resisted such an increase, with neither party realizing that such a measure would not do much to actually boost aggregate spending. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of Rep. Aaron Schock’s (R-Ill.) rapid fall from darling of the Republican Party to tainted politician, the House has decided to clamp down on its members’ expenses. Schock found himself embroiled in a mounting...Show More Summary
Republican National Committee said that US Senate Minority leader Harry Reid’s announcement he would retire is a reflection of the Democratic Party’s disarray and impending defeat in elections.
Republican Sen Ted Cruz appeared earlier this week at Liberty University in Virginia to announce that he was running for president in 2016, becoming the first major candidate in the Democratic or Republican parties to formally declare. Cruz delivered the news at Liberty — the largest Christian university in the world — before […]
Ohio’s governor John Kasich certainly won't be president, nor even receive the Republican party’s nomination in 2016. But if Kasich does throw his hat into the increasingly packed Republican primary ring (as some sources RELATED ►POST PROFILESHARE ►
Both parties face a choice for 2016. Will they nominate a fighter or a deal-maker? For Republicans, it's likely to come down to a choice between two candidates. For Democrats, it's likely to be a battle over one candidate. Will theyShow More Summary
Conservative Christian leaders are pushing back against the notion the religious Republican Party's religious is mobilizing against former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R). The New York Times reported Thursday that conservatives were "unhappy"...Show More Summary
Way to stay classy, Republican National Committee: The RNC today released the following statement in response to Democrat Leader Harry Reid announcing his retirement: "With the Democrat Party already in disarray, a national committee...Show More Summary
Party members like James A. Baker III have learned that anything but unquestioning support for the Jewish state can mean trouble.
[guest post by Dana] In the past few years, an increasing number of commenters here at Patterico’s have expressed their disenchantment and frustration with the Republican party. Some have already reached their tipping point and made the decision to leave the party. After all, how long does one keep waiting…and waiting… and waiting to see […]
A day after CBS avoided using the "Democrat" label for the scandal-plagued Jesse Jackson Jr., the network on Friday made sure to identify "Republican" Aaron Shock for a story on the resignation of the Congressman. Guest co-host Vladimir Duthiers informed, "The Republican compared himself to Abraham Lincoln in his farewell speech."
Harry Reid on Friday became the third Senate Democrat to announce plans to retire in 2016. But notably for his party's chances of regaining the majority, his retirement is the first that clearly opens the door for a Republican picku...
Americans of all parties are more ready for a female president than they were four years ago. In New Hampshire, more Republicans are pro-choice than pro-life. And opinion research on Facebook is daunting, despite its broad reach. This...Show More Summary
As the end of Downton Abbey approaches, it’s appropriate that we’re also seeing the end of the political career of one of its biggest fans, Aaron Schock. Once a rising star in the Republican Party, the former Men’s Health model was under...Show More Summary
If you’ve been following recent political news, you’ve probably seen stories about senior Republicans acknowledging that it’s time, finally, for the Party to confront the issues of rising inequality and income stagnation. Speaking in...Show More Summary
Republicans in the California Assembly, apparently resigned to the party's diminished influence in Capitol policy debates, will announce Thursday that they will focus less on trying to sway Democratic legislators and more on winning over voters.
WASHINGTON -- Just days after announcing his presidential bid, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is pushing legislation that would wildly escalate the Republican Party's deregulatory fervor. On Wednesday, Cruz filed a simple but sweeping budget...Show More Summary
Evangelicals are not thrilled about a third coming of Bush. Concerned that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush will receive the GOP nomination thanks to his credit with the party establishment, Evangelical leaders around the country are in talks "to coalesce their support behind a single social-conserv
Above: History’s greatest monster oppressing Republicans by talking about climate change Al Gore of course, at least according to VERY SERIOUS presidential candidate Lindsey Graham.