Mitt Romney isn’t including tea party favorite Ted Cruz among the Republicans’ most electable potential presidential candidates in 2016.
The race for Virginia governor on Friday became a contest about which candidate is more bipartisan — at least for the moment.
Dick Cheney said Sunday that Republicans need to look to a new generation of leaders as the party deals with poor approval ratings following the government shutdown.
For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to President Barack Obama’s White House. One by one, the controversies — with shorthand names such as Solyndra, Benghazi, and Fast and Furious — hit a fever pitch, then faded away.
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., claims one GOP leader acted in a disrespectful manner toward President Barack Obama during a meeting over the government shutdown.
“This isn’t a question of the House and Senate differing. This is not even a question of Republicans and Democrats differing. This is all about a handful of people who got elected as Republicans that want to bring down our government,” said Rangel.
A crowd has converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, pushing through barriers to protest the memorial’s closing under the government shutdown.
House Speaker John Boehner says he doesn’t know when the government shutdown will end and says it’s up to President Barack Obama to start negotiations.
House Republicans have scheduled a vote on legislation backed by some of the chamber’s top Democrats to give federal workers furloughed in the ongoing partial shutdown their missed pay when the government reopens.
Rep. Peter King is charging that tea party-backed members of the House Republican Caucus are trying to “hijack the party.”