36 min ago
Aspen Ideas a political who's who
Tim Pawlenty, Republican consultant Karl Rove and American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten.
3 hrs ago
Danger Lurks for GOP in Overdoing 'Message' Votes
Last week's party-line House vote to repeal the 201o health care law was arranged so the 70 freshman Republicans could go on record in support of a campaign promise.
Mon May 20, 2013
Berkshire Hathaway's Weschler Helps Cantor Raise $717K in April
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., raised $717,931 through his PAC and joint fundraising committee during April.
House GOP Says It Can Legislate and Investigate at the Same Time
House Republicans are pushing back against a prominent conservative group's suggestion that congressional leaders should avoid scheduling potentially divisive votes which could shift the media spotlight away from the White House's recent woes.
Sat May 18, 2013
US News & World Report
What Makes a Small Business? Depends Who You Ask
Lawmakers spend a lot of time talking up the virtues of the American small business, and a lot of time finding new ways to define it.
Fri May 17, 2013
National Public Radio
Conservative Advice To GOP: Don't Legislate, Focus On Scandals
Heritage Action, the political activist offshoot of the conservative Heritage Foundation has some advice for House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor: focus on the scandals plaguing the Obama administration and stay away from legislation that could "highlight major schisms" within the House Republican Conference.
Beyond Cuccinelli, GOP delegates predict close races at convention
A pack of Loudoun County and 10th Congressional District Republicans will head south to Richmond this weekend to help nominate the GOP's candidates for high office in 2013 at the party's state-run convention.
The Washington Monthly
Cracker To Cracker
As longtime readers of my stuff know, I've got a real ax to grind whenever someone tries to justify display of Confederate regalia, particularly the Confederate Battle Flag , as an innocent symbol of "southern pride." As a proud southerner who regards the Confederacy as a shameful period in my home region's history, I felt this way even before I ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
The Myth of Presidential Leadership
The theme of presidential leadership is a venerated one in America, the subject of many biographies and an enduring mythology about great figures rising to the occasion.
Talking Points Memo
House GOP Votes To Repeal Obamacare, Chop Its Own Budget
House Republicans voted on Thursday afternoon to repeal Obamacare - the third dead-end vote to wipe out the law entirely and the 37th vote to partially repeal or dismantle it.
Media Research Center
NYT's Peters Hits 'Waste of Time' Obama-Care Repeal Votes and GOP's 'Myopic Focus' on Deficits
On Wednesday, New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters let the Republicans in Congress know he was tired of their silly attempts to repeal Obamacare in " House to Vote Yet Again On Health Care Repeal.
The Washington Post
IRS scandal overreach?
Republican officials are vowing that the IRS story will give them another way to make the case against Obamacare, which they will tie to their broader effort to make implementation problems a major issue in 2014.
Obamacare isn't getting repealed. But not because it's popular.
As House Republican renew their assault, it's worth bearing in mind that President Obama's health care law continues to divide the public.
Ramesh Ponnuru: In flextime fight, liberals play to their stereotype
It didn't get a lot of attention. It happened the same day as hearings on the Benghazi attacks and the announcement of a verdict in the Jodi Arias trial.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Washington Post
A woman-friendly GOP
YG Network , a 501 4 founded by John Murray, former chief for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia, has rolled out a new Web site, Woman Up .
The Modesto Bee
Senate confirms former nurse to run Medicare
A former intensive care nurse with a businesslike approach to a politically divisive public policy area won Senate approval Wednesday to run Medicare and other major health insurance programs.
'My Question Is Who's Going to Jail?'
"My question isn't about who's going to resign -- my question is who is going to jail over this scandal?" House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.
Tue May 14, 2013
The New GOP Case Against Obama: He's Cheney
Conservatives are not often fierce defenders of the media. But Monday's news that the Justice Department obtained phone records for several Associated Press reporters as part of a national security leak probe raised a furor on the right, causing numerous Republicans to harshly criticize the Obama administration.
Attorney General Eric Holder defends his deputy's decision to...
Eric Holder points finger at his DEPUTY who secretly obtained journalist's phone records as Obama is forced to say he has 'confidence' in the Attorney General Department allegedly obtained records listing incoming and outgoing calls and duration of calls for more than 20 telephone lines used by journalists Lines included the main number used by ... (more)
John Boehner's Do-Nothing Congress to Hold Another Pointless Vote to Repeal Obamacare
House Speaker John Boehner set out to preside over a do-nothing Congress, and he has succeeded.