Republican Party (United States)

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Americans’ view about the President and Congress

Eight in 10 Americans find it unacceptable for either President Obama or members of Congress to threaten to shut down the government during budget negotiations in order to achieve their goals. That’s according to a […]

09/26/2013

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas talks to reporters as he emerges from the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept 25, 2013, after his overnight crusade railing against the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as "Obamacare." Cruz ended the marathon Senate speech opposing President Barack Obama's health care law after talking for 21 hours, 19 minutes.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

‘Cruz effect’ further empowering Texas grassroots

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz’s talkathon on the U.S. Senate floor had no hope of legislative success. It largely boiled down to political performance art in Washington. But for Texas politics, it could be […]

09/25/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Understanding Obamacare

We are just 6 days away from the start of the Open Enrollment period under Obamacare. For those people who will have to buy there own insurance, there is a lot of information to wade through. […]

09/25/2013

Congressman Peter King

NY congressman Peter King to step into boxing ring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressman Peter King of New York is lacing up his boxing gloves for a fight that has nothing to do with budget cuts. The 68-year-old Republican is known more for his bare-knuckle politics than his pugilistic skills.

03/06/2013

Chris Christie

NJ Gov. Christie puts weight issue on the table

UNION BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Portly New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the people who elected him shouldn’t worry about his weight because he’s “remarkably healthy.”

02/05/2013

(Photo: March for Life Rally)

March for Life in Washington on Roe v. Wade anniversary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of abortion opponents are marching through Washington to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to protest a landmark decision that legalized abortion.

01/25/2013

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Clinton likely to testify on Libya assault Jan. 22

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton likely will testify before the panel on Jan. 22 about the assault in Libya that killed four Americans.

01/08/2013

Chris Christie

NJ Gov. Christie: My weight no bar to presidency

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is “more than a little” overweight but is fit enough to be in the White House. The Republican governor was asked about his weight problem during an interview with Barbara Walters.

12/12/2012

New York Mayor Bloomberg endorses Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) – New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is endorsing President Barack Obama for re-election, citing his leadership on climate change. Bloomberg says in an online opinion piece that Hurricane Sandy made the stakes of […]

11/01/2012

Expert: Neither candidate will get debate boost (video)

George Washington University professor Danny Hayes says President Barack Obama’s and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s debate performances in Monday night’s debate were par for the course and won’t affect the outcome of the election.

10/23/2012

Obama, Romney both oppose US troops in Syria

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney say they are both opposed to sending U.S. troops to Syria to end the violence there. Obama says that while attacks by government […]

10/22/2012

Foreign policy debate turns to US economy

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Presidents Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are shifting their debate on foreign policy toward domestic issues that are foremost on voters’ minds. Obama turned questions during Monday’s third and […]

10/22/2012

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