Tea Party darling Rep. Steve Stockman just shocked Texas Republicans by filing papers to challenge Senator Jon Cornyn. Get your popcorn ready.
The Republican Main Street Partnership, led by former Ohio Congressman Steven LaTourette, plans to spend millions of dollars in the 2014 midterm elections supporting what it calls "the governing wing of the GOP." LaTourette's group aims...Show More Summary
Yesterday evening, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) filed to challenge Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), the number two ranking Republican in the Senate, for his seat next year. Stockman's last second decision sets up yet another tea party vs. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - The partisan battle over presidential nominations heated up again in the Senate Monday and threatened to dominate the remaining days before the winter recess and crowd out legislation important to both parties. Senate...Show More Summary
It seems that the Republican Party’s latest attempt to embrace African Americans is off to a shaky start. The audience at a Detroit event celebrating the opening of an African-American Engagement Office appeared to consist mainly of white people, a video snippet shows.
Bill O'Reilly challenged Karl Rove on Wednesday over the lack of "real central authority in the Republican party right now" and how the GOP's mixed messages on a range of issues like Obamacare and immigration might be good for an ideologically broad tent, but not good for solidifying a strong, cohesive, united message.
Ted Cruz and Newt Gingrich both dared to say nice things about Nelson Mandela on social media this weekend. Then they learned how out-of-touch their conservative followers really are. Gingrich's realization happened on television: CNN...Show More Summary
For three years, "tax reform" has been the centerpiece of the Republican Party's program for the American economy. Ever since taking control of the House, GOP leaders have promised that "lowering rates" while "broadening the base" would produce "revenue-neutral" tax reform. Show More Summary
The US Republican Party has become the party of the angry white man (AWM) in the United States, which is a large part of the reason it has had trouble winning presidential…
Elections in the six-year of a president's time in office typically produce congressional gains for the political party out of the White House. But the on-going Republican civil war could make 2014 an outlier. Not that Democrats are likely to win back control of the House of Representatives. Show More Summary
Jamelle Bouie on the Republican Party’s apparent inability to act in its own best electoral interests in The Daily Beast. Most Republicans agree that the party needs a bigger tent. Earlier this year, the Republican National Committee released a whole report to that effect, and individual Republican lawmakers can’t stop talking about how their party [...]
Hahahaha! [Virginia Republican Party Chairman Pat] Mullins mocked post-election analysis that said [2013 GOP gubernatorial nominee Ken] Cuccinelli was too conservative for a changing state. “This is false narrative by false prophets,” he said. Show More Summary
Bill O'Reilly's first invocation of Nelson Mandela following his death Thursday night was in a segment with Rick Santorum on the future of the Republican party. But that wasn't the strangest part of it, it was when O'Reilly felt the need to declare, a number of times, that Mandela was a communist.
A few weeks after Bill O'Reilly remarked that Sarah Palin won't come on his show, Sarah Palin came on Bill O'Reilly's show to talk about the state of the Republican party, and O'Reilly actually challenged her for stirring the pot on more than one occasion.
The GOP’s rebranding effort continues to self-destruct. In the latest round of “you’ve got to be kidding me” arguments, party leaders are fighting over whether the party should even fund their own candidates’ races if the candidates are gay. Leading the charge to block all things lavender is Rep. Randy Forbes, a senior Republican from […]
The Democratic Party is willing to spend a pretty penny on a herculean effort of pushing their far left congressional candidate, Gwen Graham, to defeat Republican Congressman Steve Southerland, who currently represents Florida’s 2nd congressional district. Show More Summary
The Grand Party of Secession and Trampling everything the Republican Party was Founded to Oppose loves them their tokens and their implicit notion that if ONE member of any minority they've oppressed systematically says it ain't so, it ain't so. Continue reading ?
The GOP has more problems than a math book with a distant father, but the problem that stings the worst, electorally speaking, is its problem with women. Now, party leaders are doing something about one aspect of that problem, designed especially with the hapless male conservative in mind: sensitivity training. I'm serious. Read more...
House Speaker John Boehner was asked about a Politico story today reporting that Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) was campaigning for the party to withhold funds for openly gay Republican candidates, specifically Richard Tisei and Carl DeMaio. Boehner was asked by...
The better the access to health care for her constituents, the poorer the odds for South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Republican Party. From Joan's earlier piece on South Carolina's expanding Medicaid rolls: Medicaid rolls in South Carolina will grow by about 162,000 people by the middle of 2015. Show More Summary