Ignore the primary polls; they don’t mean anything at this point in the 2016 race to the White House, Karl Rove advises Republican presidential aspirants.
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Sen. Mitch McConnell doesn’t think President Barack Obama is being straight with the public on healthcare. “One of the things the American people have really learned firsthand the last few weeks is the president has […]
Georgia Republican Rep. Jack Kingston, who angered conservatives by suggesting it was more “responsible” to fix Obamacare than to let it fail, said Wednesday that he really meant the healthcare law ought to be junked […]
Georgia Rep. Paul Broun, a GOP candidate for the Senate, took aim Wednesday at potential Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn, hammering the political newcomer for her “radical leftist mentality” and declaring she “cannot win this race.”
A Republican Congressional candidate from Georgia is driving home his message against Obamacare in a video parody of a daredevil stunt by Hollywood action hero Jean Claude Van Damme, The Hill reported Wednesday.
Texas Democratic State Sen. Wendy Davis has more than doubled her take-home pay over the past three years because of her private law practice, but she has given relatively small amounts to charity.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is insisting she has no plans to run for president in 2016. Speaking to reporters in Boston on Wednesday, Warren vowed to serve out the remainder of her six-year term. She’s currently […]
Texas Gov. Rick Perry may not be running for president yet, but he’s sure doing a good impression of it.
Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas appeals to his Christian beliefs in his latest political ad as he gets ready for what is expected to be one of the toughest Senate races in 2014, against […]
Some Republican legislators and others in the party are meeting with Donald Trump at his New York City office to try to convince him to run for governor.
The family feud over same-sex marriage that has torn former Vice President Dick Cheney’s clan apart is wreaking havoc on its traditional Christmas gathering in Wyoming this year.
Vulnerable Democrats in the South are seeing their support erode due to Obamacare problems and the president’s plummeting approval ratings.
Although national Republican leaders have cautioned GOP candidates not to make the Affordable Care Act their lone issue in 2014, the race against Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is shaping up to be almost exclusively […]
House investigators are demanding to know just when President Obama realized he couldn’t keep his oft-repeated promise to let people keep the doctor they like under his signature health care law. House Government and Oversight […]
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he doesn’t think much about his status as front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.He describes the designation as meaningless in a race that’s three years away.Christie appeared Monday […]
The chairman of Citizens United, the conservative nonprofit dedicated to restoring government to citizen control, says his group will continue defending the nonprofit status of right-leaning political organizations. “The left’s always been about silence and […]
Michael Steele, former chairman of the Republican National Committee, says the GOP has succeeded in raising awareness of the flawed Obamacare website and pointing to broken promises made by President Barack Obama. But the party […]
An advertisement touting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a savior of the Kentucky coal-mining industry is now airing, compliments of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, The Washington Post reported Monday.
Talk-show host Rush Limbaugh says he admired Pope Francis just fine — until he made “unbelievable” comments castigating elements of modern capitalism. Now he calls the pontiff’s 50,000-word statement calling for church reforms “pure Marxism,” […]
Democrats running for re-election in Arkansas, Louisiana and other Republican-leaning states faced enough problems before President Obama’s popularity swooned in November. Now they are awkwardly distancing themselves from the unpopular president a year before the […]
Republicans are targeting blue states with competitive races in an effort to win back a majority in the Senate, Politico reports. The GOP currently holds 45 seats in the Senate to the Democrats’ 55, so […]
Former senior White House adviser David Plouffe expects up to 8 million Americans will sign up for insurance on Healthcare.gov by March 2014 and that President Barack Obama will benefit politically when they do. “There’s […]
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said on Saturday that Florida Rep. Trey Radel should not immediately leave the House of Representatives despite admitting to cocaine possession, as he’s undergoing treatment.
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham used the Thanksgiving weekend GOP address to thank the men and women serving in the U.S., military, particularly those who are far away from their homes during the holiday season.
It’s up to Vice President Joe Biden to show that the U.S. effort to focus more on Asia hasn’t fizzled out.Biden is set to arrive Monday in Tokyo on a trip to Asia. The region […]
With the nuclear option in place, President Barack Obama needs only 51 votes to see his executive and judicial and nominations brought to vote. Liberals are seizing the opportunity, pushing Obama to nominate people with […]
The only way Obamacare will end is if Republican make a clean sweep of the White House, the House and the Senate, Wall Street Journal columnist Dan Henninger believes.
Scarborough: I Won’t Run for Office 11/29/13
Joe Scarborough says he likely won’t run for public office again for another eight years.
Jason Carter’s campaign to be the next Georgia governor is being shadowed by the legacy of his grandfather, Jimmy Carter.
President Barack Obama says the decision whether to stay or leave Washington after his term ends will rest with first first lady Michelle and his youngest daughter Sasha.
The Obama administration is aggressively pursuing lawsuits over minority voting rights in Texas and North Carolina, but taking action in the latest round of redistricting in Los Angeles County that some say unfairly reduces the […]
A new national poll indicates there may be an early frontrunner in the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
South Carolina Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy charged President Obama knew the contraceptive mandate in his healthcare law wouldn’t hold up before the nation’s high court-but deliberately mislead women just so he could win re-election in […]
Bob McDonnell’s national profile ascended fast in four years as Virginia governor.He delivered the Republican response to the State of the Union Address in 2010. He became chairman of the Republican Governors Association in 2011 […]
Republican Mark Obenshain has an uphill battle in the recall count for the Virginia attorney general race after the state board of elections on Monday officially certified Democrat Mark Herring the winner by 165 votes […]
Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is flip-flopping on in-state tuition for illegal immigrants, after saying it was something he supported during his gubernatorial campaign in an effort to garner the Latino vote, immigrant […]
Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes’ favorite Thanksgiving recipes, posted on her website, appear to be lifted from other posts, The Hill reported Wednesday.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added more stops to his South Carolina visit next week, turning it into a campaign-style swing through the key GOP primary state, CNN reported Tuesday. Perry, a Republican who’s made […]
Just a day after signing a historic $2.4 billion transportation bill, Republican Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett’s job approval rating has hit rock bottom and threatens to derail his reelection bid next year, according to a […]
Lawyers for the losing Republican candidate in a tight race for Virginia attorney general filed a petition in Richmond Circuit Court on Wednesday for a recount of the votes.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is leading former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by five points in an early look at 2016 presidential match-ups in Iowa, according to a new poll.
Voter anger over the botched Obamacare rollout and the president’s rapidly declining poll numbers could lead to a rare “wave election,” a new analysis claims.
Considered a sure bet for re-election six months ago, Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall now finds himself locked in a tough battle for re-election.
Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain will ask for a recount in a historically tight Virginia attorney general race that he lost by just 165 votes, reports said Tuesday.
Rep. Jack Kingston, who’s voted several times to defund Obamacare, says it would be irresponsible to let the president’s healthcare law fail. Speaking to a conservative radio station, the Georgia Republican mentioned the bill he […]
A family feud continued to heat up Tuesday between the gay daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney and her sister who is running for political office in Wyoming and opposes same-sex marriage.
Black Friday shoppers in five states with important congressional elections next year may find fliers on their car windshields this week in an extensive campaign by the GOP against Democrats backing Obamacare.
Two major polls show New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s approval ratings are high as he opens his re-election campaign, with a large majority of New Yorkers saying he deserves a second term.
Tea party supporters are up in arms after reports emerged that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell called them “a bunch of bullies” whom he threatened to “punch on the nose.”
The ongoing problems with Obamacare has Senate Democrats worried about their election odds next year as pollsters and strategists work to help their clients figure out how best to survive the midterm campaign.
Republicans have made a massive turnaround in the past month boosting hopes that the GOP be headed for victory in next year’s Congressional elections, anew poll shows.
Battles between establishment Republicans and tea party advocates don’t appear to have weakened the grassroots movement, and the fighting will likely continue well into 2014, say political insiders. This process is one that has been […]
The inept launch of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare plan has damaged the liberal cause and the idea that government can still play a competent and unifying role in solving national problems, says New Republic […]
Virginia’s State Board of Elections certified Democratic state Senator Mark Herring on Monday as the winner of a hotly contested race for attorney general by the narrowest of margins.Herring defeated Republican state Senator Mark Obenshain […]
A new national poll shows that only four out of every 10 Americans believe President Barack Obama is managing the government “effectively” and 53 percent do not believe he is “honest and trustworthy.”
Florida Republicans are optimistic that the Obamacare trainwreck will derail Democrat Charlie Crist’s campaign for governor as well as the new national healthcare law.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who 18 months ago became the first governor in U.S. history to survive a recall election, is increasingly sounding as though he will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016. […]
President Barack Obama is blending an aggressive fundraising schedule for Democrats with a pitch for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws, mixing a powerful issue within his party with the inevitable financial draw of an incumbent […]
President Barack Obama’s star power may be waning over the failed Obamacare rollout, but West Coast candidates are hoping he still has enough pull to raise millions of dollars in campaign money. Obama is leaving […]
South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore shares some striking political data when visiting local party meetings: In a state where the GOP holds most statewide offices and congressional and state legislative seats, Democrats still […]
For an ambitious group of Republican governors, next year’s elections could be a springboard to bigger things in 2016.Just don’t talk about the White House – yet.The annual Republican Governors Association meeting this week included […]
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn’t worried about a poll this week that gives neighboring New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie slightly higher ratings when comes to a possible presidential run – because he says he […]
The tyrannical Senate rule change that effectively eliminated the filibuster to make it easier to approve President Obama’s nominees should be called “Obamacare II,” Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander said Friday.
After a week in which a painful family feud over gay marriage erupted in public, Liz Cheney has bought nearly $40,000 in TV time in Wyoming to help bolster her flagging campaign to win the […]
More and more GOP lawmakers say they would like to see a Republican governor elected president in 2016, but Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, one of the biggest proponents of that goal, says he’d make one […]
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush would beat out Florida Sen. Marco Rubio in a Republican presidential primary across the state if the vote were held today, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Friday.
Ted Cruz Meeting With Donald Trump 11/22/13
Sen. Ted Cruz is meeting with Donald Trump on Friday, perhaps to get the billionaire’s blessing should Cruz seek the presidency in 2016.
The “nuclear option” passed by Democrats in the Senate is shortsighted with long-term consequences, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer claimed Friday.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is defending veteran Republican Sen. Thad Cochran as a “fabulous senator for our state” and attacking conservative and tea party-affiliated groups that are urging him to retire.
Many Republican activists, citing Congress’ deep unpopularity, say they want a governor to be their next presidential nominee. The buzz centers on New Jersey’s Chris Christie for now, but Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is using […]
Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn took the opportunity to heckle his fellow GOP Senate colleagues Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas during a recent New Hampshire speech, joking about their presidential ambitions.
President Barack Obama has had remarkable success in getting his judicial picks on the bench – substantially more success than his predecessor George W. Bush, according to economist John Lott, Jr.
It’s the law of the jungle on Capitol Hill now that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has enacted the “nuclear option,” giving Democratic lawmakers more power, former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy says.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is taking on a new high-profile role that could enhance a future White House campaign. But first things first.Christie was elected chairman of the Republican Governors Association on Thursday, a […]
Utah Attorney General to Resign 11/21/13
Utah Attorney General John Swallow is resigning amid mounting investigations that have hounded him since his first days in office this year.Lawyer Rod Snow says the investigations have taken a toll on Swallow and his […]
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, no stranger to live on-stage gaffes, is all for changing the way the GOP conducts its primary debates in 2016.
Tired of being cast as members of the party of no, Republican governors facing re-election next year are emphasizing their work to steer their states through tough economic times and trying to avoid the stigma […]
Florida’s GOP Gov. Rick Scott is trailing Democratic challenger former Gov. Charlie Crist by seven points in his bid for re-election next year, and more than half of voters think he does not deserve to […]
A group of Virginia Republicans, stung by the loss of the governorship after voters this month rejected Attorney General and Tea Party leader Ken Cuccinelli, are readying what would be one of the toughest intra-party […]
The Republican Party is not out of step with the public and, in fact, welcomes diverse views, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said Wednesday. At the same time, he declined to endorse fellow South Carolina Republican […]
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid is again threatening to change the rules to strip Republicans of their ability to block President Barack Obama’s nominees – and this time he may do it, perhaps as early […]
The Republican Party must fight smarter and look to past GOP victories to map out a successful future, according to Joe Scarborough, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
Republican Rep. Steve Daines of Montana has a double-digit lead when matched up against both Democratic primary candidates in the race to replace Sen. Max Baucus, a new poll finds. According to Public Policy Polling, […]
Americans for Prosperity has launched a $3.5 million attack ad campaign against a six vulnerable Democrats whose district seats are in danger in 2014 over their continued support of Obamacare. The political group, backed by […]
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has further strengthened his lead over likely Democratic challenger Mark Schauer in next year’s gubernatorial race. The Great Lake State’s top lawmaker, a Republican, leads 44.5 percent to Schauer’s 31 percent […]
The president’s relationship with congressional Democrats is at a record low, and his apology over the Obamacare website launch isn’t helping matters.
Almost half of Colorado voters believe Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper does not deserve re-election next year, but voters still prefer him to all four possible GOP challengers.
When asked about his interest in running for president in 2016, Wisconsin Gov Scott Walker announced Wednesday he would love to be president — of Harley Davidson.
With South Dakota’s Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson retiring and polls showing GOP former Gov. Mike Rounds a favorite for the nomination and general election, the state’s open Senate seat has long been considered the likeliest […]
Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s former national finance chief says Warren has rejected a run for president in 2016.
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s former national finance chief says she’s nixed any plans to run for president in 2016. BuzzFeed reported Monday Paul Egerman rebuffed interested donors in the last two weeks, telling them […]
Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is considering a run for president if no other candidate embraces his progressive message.
Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist says he won’t shy from Obamacare as he seeks his former office again as a member of a different party. “I think [Obamacare] is the right thing to do, and […]
Bill Clinton says he would like to see a woman become president in his lifetime, but the former president insists he has “no idea” whether his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, will run […]
Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is spending time right now making movies, but he’s not ruling out another presidential run in 2016.Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator, said Monday he needs to consider the effect […]
Former Vice President Dick Cheney took the side of his U.S. Senate candidate daughter Liz in her high-profile spat over gay marriage with lesbian sister Mary, saying Monday that he was “pained” that the family […]
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday endorsed the re-election of Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho.
House Republicans are devising an agenda that targets economic issues and seeks to attract voters who were alienated in the 2012 election.
Gerrymandering could become a thing of the past if the rest of the country follows the lead states such as California and North Carolina. In the current political climate of intractable partisanship, which came to […]
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Liz Cheney is defending her opposition to same-sex marriage — a position that has already drawn criticism from her gay sister, Mary. Speaking on Fox News Sunday, Cheney said that she […]
The failed Obamacare rollout has slammed Democrats across the the country, and particularly in New Hampshire, which many consider ground zero in the political war that’s brewing. The three Democrats on the congressional delegation are […]
Hours after political unknown Vance McAllister pulled off a startling upset last night in the special election for Congress in Louisiana’s 5th District, pundits and pols are scrambling to figure out how he did it […]
Vance McAllister, a political newcomer with the backing of the popular “Duck Dynasty” TV family, was elected Saturday as Louisiana’s newest member of Congress.
Republicans are using the Obamacare rollout debacle to their political advantage and putting together lists of Democratic lawmakers who are on record parroting President Barack Obama’s promise that Americans could keep their current health insurance […]
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie seldom makes a political miscalculation.But when the likely 2016 presidential candidate tried to dump Tom Kean Jr. as state Senate Republican leader, he suffered a rare defeat – and alienated […]
Republicans have made the Mountain West a stronghold, which is why brewing party brawls in Wyoming, Idaho and Utah are bedeviling loyalists who yearn for GOP unity.Closely watched elections this month in Virginia and New […]
There have always been tensions between the GOP leadership and “grass-roots conservatives,” but the party has to find a way to rebuild a frayed relationship — and stop treating today’s tea-party groups with contempt, conservative […]
Sen. Rand Paul on Friday took another swipe at Gov. Chris Christie, saying the New Jersey executive’s “give-me-my-money-now” plea for Superstorm Sandy cleanup funding not only showed a bad attitude, but was financially unsound.
Stung by conservative backlash, Marco Rubio has spent months trying to convince skeptical Republicans he’s more than the man who championed immigration reform. On Saturday, Rubio will speak to the Florida Family Policy Council, an […]
The National Republican Senatorial Committee raised $3.8 million in October, the best money month this year, says NRSC spokesman Brad Dayspring, The Hill reports.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn was to kick off of his re-election campaign Friday in Austin. Gov. Rick Perry was expected to be by his side. But not Texas’ other U.S. senator, Ted Cruz, The Houston […]
While President Barack Obama’s healthcare apology and administrative fix may have fed into Republicans’ efforts to delay or defund the Affordable Care Act, the GOP is still not likely to push for another government shutdown […]
Former congressman and current MSNBC commentator Joe Scarborough turned up Friday on the conservative Fox News network to talk about conservatism and his new book, saying, If you want to sell books about Republicans, you […]
When the Supreme Court made changes to campaign finance laws, people expected right-wing groups to flood campaigns with big money, but a new survey found thatliberal-leaning groups outspent conservativeslast year in state races across the […]
Divisions within the Republican Party are starting to come together, political strategist Karl Rove says, and while the party remains “in a state of flux,” he believes the worst is over.
Five years after she made national news by unseating Republican Sen. Elizabeth Dole and just one year away from her next trip to the North Carolina ballot, Kay Hagan finds herself one of the more […]
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell said Thursday that the benefit of hindsight might have caused him to do some things a little bit differently when he accepted more than $150,000 in gifts and loans from a […]
Liz Cheney continues to lose ground in her campaign to unseat incumbent Wyoming Republican Sen. Mike Enzi, according to an internal poll commissioned by a super PAC running ads against her.
With a new Quinnipiac Poll showing widespread voter anger over Obamacare, two former heads of national GOP campaign committees urged opposition to the healthcare law as part of a bigger campaign against the Democratic agenda.
Johnny Carson once described St. Petersburg, Florida, as “God’s waiting room.”The late-night comedian, who died in 2005, was making light of the city’s concentration of senior citizens, a group that dominated the politics just as […]
A tea party PAC is targeting 87 Republicans – including House Speaker John Boehner – who voted for the deal to end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling, saying it’ll look for challengers […]
With neither candidate yet declared the official winner of the Virginia attorney general race, Democrat Mark Herring and Republican Mark Obenshain each named transition teams Wednesday.
The Republican Party has been torn in different directions and must work hard to bring women and other groups into the fold, says former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore.
Recent portrayals of the United States as a fading superpower have been greatly exaggerated, and in fact the nation is on the brink of a major “breakout” that could revolutionize the way people live everywhere.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren warned Republicans Wednesday that if they keep rejecting President Barack Obama’s choices for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, Democrats will change the rules to deny Republican filibusters.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are virtually tied when it comes to a potential presidential matchup in 2016, according to the latest Quinnipiac University Poll.
Former Republican Gov. Jeb Bush endorsed Rick Scott for his second gubernatorial term Tuesday, saying he campaigned to get Florida’s economy back on track and delivered on that promise. The endorsement is the latest signal […]
A white Texas man, under fire for running an election ad campaign in which he allegedly pretended to be black to win, says he never tried to deceive voters about the color of his skin.
Though she doesn’t agree much on issues with Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin sympathizes in at least one area: sexism in politics.
Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of slain President John F. Kennedy, has been sworn in as U.S. ambassador to Japan.Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday afternoon at the State Department and is […]
Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has pulled even with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in the 2014 race for his seat, a new poll finds.
Republicans suffer from a major deficit among female voters so three GOP women have formed a political strategy firm aimed at helping candidates better tailor their message.
Republicans suffer from a major deficit among female voters, so three GOP women have formed a political strategy firm aimed at helping candidates tailor their message better.
Computer glitches aren’t Obamacare’s only problem, and the law is “destined to fail,” Republican Ohio Sen. Rob Portman told Fox News’ “America’s Newsroom.”
RNC Uses Humor to Attack Obamacare 11/12/13
The Republican National Committee has created a new set of humorous Internet ads taking aim at Obamacare.
A tea party activist who closely identifies with Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah, and Rand Paul of Kentucky has become the fourth Republican to challenge Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says she thinks it’s good that Gov. Chris Christie won another term in mostly Democratic New Jersey. But the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate stops short of embracing Christie as […]
Rep. Howard Coble of North Carolina on Thursday became the third Republican U.S. House member in as many weeks to announce he would not seek re-election in 2014. But, in contrast to retiring Reps. Tim […]
Economic issues still pack the hardest political punch of all, according to the first poll of Virginia voters since the much-watched race for governor ended earlier this month. The new survey by John McLaughlin Associates […]
It isn’t Republicans such as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie or Texas Sen. Ted Cruz that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should fear if she chooses to run for president in 2016, writes Noam […]
Republicans should heed the lesson of last week’s New Jersey gubernatorial election and learn from it, Gov. Chris Christie said Sunday. “I think what the election showed was that if you want to attract a […]
Texas Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis, whose name went viral thanks to a June filibuster against an abortion bill, officially kicked off her campaign for governor on Saturday, as did Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott. […]
Big government is trying to become a “church” in its own right, former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin said Saturday during a speech at a major Iowa tea party gathering. […]
Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe said that the first executive order he will sign when he takes office on January 14 will be to protect state employees who are gays, lesbians and transgender people from job […]
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is spending time in Iowa, possibly in hopes of seeking support for another run at the presidency and calling for Republicans to find our middle ground so the party can retake […]
Tuesday’s elections showed that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016 and that “the rift in the GOP is serious,” veteran pollster John Zogby told Newsmax Friday.
National Republicans are urging former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown to run for a Senate seat once again, this time in New Hampshire.
Sen. Ted Cruz has introduced legislation that would provide for a $5 million reward for information on the 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi or information leading to the capture of a […]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell should immediately resign for violating his oath of office by agreeing to end the government shutdown, his home state tea party group said Friday.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has turned up the heat on the tea party, saying political parties must run candidates “that don’t scare the general public.”
Since the government shutdown last month, political commentators have been sounding the death knell of the Republican Party. Not so fast, says Andrew Kohut, founding director of the Pew Research Center.
Ken Cuccinelli — who lost his bid for Virginia governor on Tuesday — did win Virginia’s youngest voters by a significant margin, according to a CNN exit poll, and the College Republicans are taking credit […]
Two of Time magazine’s top editors Thursday defended the publication’s “Elephant in the Room” cover story about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, insisting that the headline was more than a fat-shaming pun about the popular […]
Although much attention was focused on the elections on Tuesday of decidedly left-of-center Democrats in Boston and New York City, little reported was the major gain of Republicans in two Northeastern states long considered no […]
Howard Coble, North Carolina’s longest serving Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday that he will not seek re-election next year.His retirement announcement closely follows those of two other House Republicans, Tim […]
Obama:Would Never Have Ditched Biden 11/08/13
US President Barack Obama said Thursday that he would never have ditched Joe Biden, following reports his 2012 re-election campaign bosses considered dropping the vice president for Hillary Clinton. Here’s the one thing I can […]
Sen. Richard Lugar defeated in Indiana’s GOP primary By Susan Davis, USA TODAY Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana lost his re-election bid in the state’s Republican primary Tuesday, ending the 36-year career of a GOP elder statesman […]
Detroit, MI – Restart Congress, a super PAC dedicated to establishing term limits for all Members of Congress have zeroed in on the May 8th Indiana GOP Senate Primary, where they are certain term limits […]
Detroit, MI – Chuck Woolery, legendary game show host and co-founder of Restart Congress, has weighed in on the subject of Indiana’s fast-approaching GOP Senate primary on May 8th between incumbent Richard Lugar and challenger […]
Restart Congress co-founder, Chuck Woolery, discusses the deceptive nature of Proposition 28. The prop looks to amend term limits in California. Vote no on proposition 28 June 5th, 2012. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUyoekL9sIY
“Pig Book”: Congress curbs earmarking habit, but still sneaking in pet projects By Sharyl Attkisson (Credit: CBS) (CBS News) After years of intense public criticism, Congress has seriously curbed its earmark habit of spending tax dollars […]
Detroit, MI – The founders of Restart Congress, an organization dedicated to establishing term limits for all members of Congress, will be participating in this weekend’s Michigan Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Holt, MI. […]
By MIKE ZAPLER | 3/21/12 2:11 PM EDT Congress’s approval rating has gone from breathtakingly bad to deplorable. Gallup on Wednesday released its latest numbers on the institution people love to hate, and unsurprisingly, it’s a sorry state […]
In a continuing series of posts, Lyle Denniston provides responses based on the Constitution and its history to public statements about the meaning of the Constitution and what duties it imposes or rights it protects. […]
By Richard Simon of the Los Angeles Times March 2, 2012, 1:48 p.m. Reporting from Washington— Barely a year in office, a number of freshman lawmakers have an answer to Congress’ poor image: term limits. […]
In Memory of Andrew Breitbart 03/01/12
Today I’ve lost a great friend – and a great American – in Andrew Breitbart. I have known Andrew since he was just a child and recently had the pleasure of working with him for […]
Andrew Breitbart 1969-2012 With Andrew Breitbart’s passing, America has lost a true defender of the Constitution – someone not afraid to speak out boldly as a champion of individual liberty and the principles that make […]
A Strong Case for Term Limits 02/29/12
Concerned citizens and organizations have been working for establishing government term limits for decades, and in many levels of state and city governments, there has been a great deal of success in achieving that goal. […]
This was put to a vote only in the Senate. 24 Senators voted in favor of term limits. In order to get a Constitutional amendment through the Senate, we need at least 43 more Senators […]
Welcome to the new Restart Congress! 02/22/12
We appreciate your support and will continue to work to hold Congress accountable for its actions. Tell your friends online about Restart Congress via Facebook and Twitter so everyone can get involved. Check our site […]
Legendary game show host and political activist Chuck Woolery speaks on the goal of Restart Congress.
Is Fisker Automotive the next Solyndra? Maybe, but that misses the larger point. Fisker Automotive suspended efforts in Delaware last week to retool an abandoned GM production plant into a manufacturing facility for its new […]
In recent years, the lawmakers and staffers lucky enough to snag an invite to the annual Consumer Electronics Show were largely forced by House and Senate rules to limit their fun in Las Vegas to […]
The Fraud in Our Entitlement System 02/02/12
It’s just begging to be exposed, as an important first step in cutting our unsustainable national debt. Though some might still deny it, there is growing bipartisan belief that our nation’s level of indebtedness is […]