Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says the United States’ standing in the world has diminished under President Barack Obama and its next leader faces a tough task in rebuilding America’s might.
The early auditions for the Republican Party’s next presidential contest are in full swing at the nation’s largest annual gathering of conservative activists, where some of the GOP’s most prominent religious conservatives are facing off.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie didn’t mince words when criticizing President Barack Obama’s leadership.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is attacking the media as he returns to the national stage for the first time since a political retribution scandal erupted in his home state.
Virginia is conducting nothing short of a grand political experiment in 2013, testing whether a tea party favorite can carry a closely divided state with conservative roots. If Ken Cuccinelli wins the race for governor, he will have undercut Republican moderates’ claims that hard-right ideologies are hurting the party — and undoubtedly intensify a debate already roiling the GOP.
Returning to the national stage, Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin said Saturday that the Republican Party must broaden its message to grow.
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.”
Republican Mitt Romney apologized for losing the presidential election as he returned to the national stage on Friday, promising to work in a diminished role alongside conservative activists to help strengthen the GOP.
Though political pundits believe the president’s support of gay marriage will not have a significant role in November’s general election, there remains uncertainty as to how the president’s affirmation will play out socially among parts of the population that remain opposed to homosexuality and the violent acts against homosexuals that could result from it.
He will need independents in November, but Mitt Romney isn’t abandoning his “severely conservative” record.