Republican Party

Are Democrats Reverting to Wimps?
December 19, 2012

In negotiations over the fiscal cliff and the filibuster, Democrats revert to their natural state: wimpy.

Everybody Was Freaking Out Over the Fiscal Cliff Tuesday. Here's Why.
December 18, 2012

Boehner opts for Plan B. Maybe it's time for Plan C.

The GOP Better Listen to Bobby Jindal on Birth Control
December 18, 2012

The Louisiana governor has made his position known. Will Republicans come around?

Why Obama Should Lead From Behind on Gun Control
December 18, 2012

Obama has been ripped before for "leading from behind." But here, it's the right strategy.

What Will Secretary of State John Kerry's Foreign Policy Look Like?
December 17, 2012

A roundup of Sen. John Kerry's foreign policy stances, including a little bit of dirty laundry.

The 2010 Midterms Are Coming Back to Haunt Blue Michigan
December 17, 2012

Why is this blue state enacting such conservative legislation?

Have Republicans Finally Found a Winning Fiscal Cliff Strategy?
December 14, 2012

John Boehner may have finally found a way to back Obama into a corner.

Why Booker Stands a Chance of Beating Christie
December 13, 2012

It all comes down to the Dems.

To Save His Second Term, Obama Must Go Over the Fiscal Cliff
December 10, 2012

Republicans won't learn how to play nicely any other way.

Marijuana: A Winning GOP Issue?
December 08, 2012

If marijuana advocates have come down at all since last month's victories in Colorado and Washington, then a couple of recent national polls should give them another lift. New surveys by CBS News and Quinnipiac show 47 to 51 percent of Americans supporting legalization, with between 44 and 47 percent opposed. This is good news for liberals, but not necessarily for President Obama. After all, both the Washington and Colorado laws expressly contradict the Controlled Substances Act, which President Obama is supposed to enforce.

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