Republican Party

GOPocalypse: A Guide to Republican Purges
December 06, 2012

Who's trashing whom on the right? Here's a handy guide to post-election GOP recrimination.

Dear Mr. President: Please Don’t Negotiate Over the Debt Ceiling. Please.
December 05, 2012

It’s hard to overstate liberals’ sense of relief that Obama is finally negotiating like someone who’s encountered a deck of cards once or twice in his life. It wasn’t just the hard-ass opening bid he made last week—$1.6 trillion in revenue, higher tax rates for the top two percent, $50 billion in infrastructure, extended unemployment insurance, money for mortgage modifications… all in exchange for about $600 billion in spending cuts.

Are Republicans Already Blowing the Next Election?
December 03, 2012

0 0 1 1462 8335 TNR 69 19 9778 14.0 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-font-family:Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;} Are Republicans already ignoring t

Terry McAuliffe Is Begging for a Primary Challenge
December 03, 2012

The former DNC Chairman lost the Virginia primary in 2009, and he could again.

The Ongoing Cost of the GOP's Diversity Problem
December 01, 2012

The fight over Susan Rice is a reminder that the GOP's lack of diversity hamstrings the party on a regular basis -- not just on Election Day.

Republicans Conveniently Forget All the Cuts Obama's Already Made
November 29, 2012

Republicans want more spending cuts, ignores all the cuts already made.

Please, Herr Krugman, May I Have Another?
How America’s favorite liberal stokes German masochism
November 28, 2012

Krugman loves to insult the Germans, and they love to be insulted by him.

Democrats Should Think Twice Before Disarming the Filibuster
November 28, 2012

So, Democrats, you want filibuster reform? Be careful what you wish for.

The Illusory Power of Grover Norquist
November 27, 2012

Grover Norquist was never the reason Republicans resisted raising taxes.

Filibuster Chicken Little-ism
November 26, 2012

Politico gets its knickers in a twist over a looming, all-too-minor filibuster dispute.

Pages