Republican Party (United States)

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)

GOP image still muddled, a year after suggestions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican Party’s image has changed little in the year since GOP Chairman Reince Priebus published his prescription for broadening the party’s appeal despite its investment in outreach to the racial minorities, […]

01/20/2014

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee laughs as he is greeted after a meeting of the Political Animals Club in Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

He might be back: Huckabee eyeing White House run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas won the Iowa caucuses in 2008 before quitting the presidential race. He skipped 2012 contest entirely — “All the factors say go, but my hearts […]

12/24/2013

In this Oct. 30, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Boston's historic Faneuil Hall about the federal health care law. The health care law’s seemingly endless problems are giving congressional Republicans a much-needed boost of energy, helping them to move past the government-shutdown debacle and focus on a theme for next year’s elections. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Health law’s troubles give GOP a much-needed boost

WASHINGTON (AP) — The health care law’s seemingly endless problems are giving congressional Republicans a much-needed boost by helping them move past the government shutdown debacle and focus on a theme for the 2014 elections. […]

11/10/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Gallup Poll: dysfunctional government

Amid the government shutdown, the stumbles out of the gate for the Affordable Care Act and a shaky economy — the most important topic on the minds of Americans these days is not any of […]

10/10/2013

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

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