The Internal Revenue Service official who led the unit that targeted tea party groups and publicly disclosed the activity has been replaced, making her the third top IRS official moved aside since the episode was revealed two weeks ago.
Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement’s leaders certainly think so.
A new Gallup Poll indicates that Americans on both sides of the political divide view the GOP as too unwilling to compromise with others.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio implored Republicans to reconnect with middle-class voters. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul basked in the glow of his lengthy filibuster, facing a sea of “Stand With Rand” signs. And former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush predicted the nation’s greatest century if the GOP becomes the party of “inclusion and acceptance.”
Michelle Obama says it was “absolutely not surprising” to her that her satellite appearance at the Academy Awards ceremony provoked a national conversation about whether it was appropriate, after some conservative critics accused her of selfishly crashing the event in an attempt to upstage it.
Political elections are increasingly effected by social media use, and some groups are thriving more than others.
Ah, Thanksgiving. A little turkey, some cranberry mold, maybe apple pie with ice cream, some football on TV. Getting together with the cousins. Catching up beside the fire. Togetherness.
The gap in values held by the Republican and Democratic parties has nearly doubled since 1987, and the divide is widest regarding the influence of government on the economy.
While speaking at this past weekend’s Values Voter Summit held in Washington, D.C., former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum told the crowd they would never have smart people siding with them politically.
Republicans riding high from a string of breaks in their favor are increasingly optimistic about Mitt Romney’s chances to claim the White House in November, even among conservatives who had qualms about making him the party’s nominee.