Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.
While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don’t see the law going away.
Gun control groups say this is the year they finally go toe-to-toe with the National Rifle Association and match their foe’s imposing campaign spending for congressional candidates.
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is outlining a series of “unifying goals” for the GOP that include an improved immigration system, a strong national defense and conservative family values.
Prospective Republican presidential candidates are expected to promote “religious liberty” at home and abroad at a gathering of religious conservatives, rebuking an unpopular President Barack Obama while skirting divisive social issues that have tripped up the GOP.
Elise Stefanik is fighting to make history in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains, an expanse of rural America in upstate New York that — like the Republican Party — is struggling to grow.
Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which underwhelmed many economists, is another step forward in the nation’s economic recovery.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., believes that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton does not have the “wisdom” to be president.
Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.
Firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding increasingly like he’s made up his mind to run for president in 2016.