Tag Archives: GOP

House Democrats can’t figure out why Obama won’t talk to them

House Democrats are frustrated with what they say is a lack of election-year communication from the White House. The lawmakers say it’s difficult to defend President Obama from GOP attacks, when he doesn’t confer with his allies about his strategy and intentions. ADVERTISEMENT Some are scratching their heads why, […] Click here to view original web page at thehill.com Read More »

“Tea Party Wave” Responsible for GOP Strength in the House

Share This: The Washington establishment GOP might want to re-think it’s ongoing war against it’s own so called ‘Tea Party’ base. It’s that very thing USA Today  credits for the GOP having such a strong hand in the House, it’s broadly assumed Democrats have no chance of taking control. […] Click here to view original web page at www.breitbart.com Read More »

President George W. Obama Meets the Midterms

I certainly didn’t know foreign policy would be front and center in the final months before the midterm elections when I wrote in late April that these issues “could have an indirect yet significant impact on the midterm elections.” But now, it looks increasingly as if foreign policy — […] Click here to view original web page at www3.blogs.rollcall.com Read More »

Scott Brown uses border fight in New Hampshire Senate push

NEWTON, N.H. — The political battle over the border surge of illegal immigrants is spilling beyond Capitol Hill and onto the campaign trail in the states — with a prime example now playing out here, where Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown is hoping to use the issue to unseat incumbent […] Click here to view original web page at www.washingtontimes.com Read More »

Progressive Group Labels GOP ‘Child Welfare Act’ Homophobic

Progressive Group Labels GOP 'Child Welfare Act' Homophobic

David Christensen, the Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Family Research Council, sent an urgent email to supporters Thursday morning asking them to call their legislators to co-sponsor the Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2014. The legislation, spearheaded by Representatives Mike Enzi (R-Wy.) and Mike Kelly (R-PA) […] Click here to view original web page at townhall.com Read More »

House clears way for lawsuit against Obama

Speaking in Kansas City, Mo., on Wednesday, President Obama accused Republicans in Congress of blocking action on student loans, fair pay for women and the minimum wage. “That’s when we act,” the president said, “When Congress won’t.” (WhiteHouse.gov) Escalating their confrontation with President Obama, House Republicans gave Speaker John […] Click here to view original web page at www.washingtonpost.com Read More »

The GOP’s class of 2016 may be the best in generations

This article originally appeared on Slate. What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week . Sen. Marco Rubio has been giving regular policy speeches on […] Click here to view original web page at www.cbsnews.com Read More »

GOP to Obama: Take your ‘golf cap off’ and visit coal country

Republicans slammed President Obama over regulations targeting carbon pollution from existing coal-fired power plants on Tuesday, telling him to take “his golf cap off and get his hard hat on.” A press conference led by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Rep. Mike Kelly (R-Pa.) featured former coal […] Click here to view original web page at thehill.com Read More »