President Obama isn't the only one undecided on whether the United States should intervene in Libya's civil war. The Republican base, including the Tea Party movement, also has yet to stake out a position on a third U.S. war in the Muslim world. Read More
The Tea Party is an awesome force that could yield a Republican majority in the House and major gains in the Senate, but on Tuesday it may have shown its destructive side, possibly killing the GOP's chances in Delaware.
Democrats are now likely to hold onto Joe Biden's old Senate seat because Republican voters nominated insurgent candidate Christine O'Donnell over Rep. Mike Castle, the pro-choice, pro-bailout liberal Republican who was the pick of the GOP establishment. Read More
The resistance to President Obama's policy agenda has many moving parts, and this week we got a peek at the kinks in that machine, thanks to the abrupt departures of two policy wonks from the Cato Institute, the beating heart of Beltway libertarianism. Read More
I don’t know how anyone can win a contested statewide election in Kentucky whilst supporting Obamacare, abortion on demand, and card check (the euphemistically titled “Employee Free Choice Act”). Somehow, Attorney General Jack Conway, D, did it once, but those issues probably weren’t much discussed in the 2007 state election cycle. Read More
Who better to discuss the rise of the Tea Party movement than two washed up former officials in the Bush administration clawing for their remaining minutes of fame?
Former Bush speechwriter David Frum lamented that the movement 'wasn't helpful' to the GOP and former Press Secretary Scott McClellan trashed the movement as a ' divisive protest movement that plays too much to people’s fears and hatred.'
With President Obama's signature now on the Senate version of Obamacare, an important debate is stirring among Republicans and conservatives about what should be their next step. Read More