From Michele Bachmann, a persuasive case for why many Republicans don’t fear a shutdown
Bachmann and many other Republicans remain unafraid as the clock ticks down.
House GOP considers smaller, achievable steps against Obamacare
It’s unclear what would happen, but Republicans believe the effort could be a winner.
Senate number two Republican will not support Cruz-Lee Obamacare defund strategy
Just 15 GOP senators — out of a total of 46 — signed a letter Lee circulated advocating defunding.
Global warming report could backfire on environmentalists
Talk about bad timing.
House GOP: United against Obama on Syria, divided on everything else
Obama’s performance has united Republicans. But that’s just about the only unity in the GOP now.
On Syria, Obama’s problem with GOP could grow worse
The Obama administration might be manipulating the evidence for war.
Why many Republicans won’t support Obama on Syria attack
Republicans have a compelling case for rejecting the president’s request.
GOP wants a 2016 candidate who’s fearless; that’s what Ted Cruz is selling
Cruz does seem genuinely unafraid.
If Hillary is a lock, what’s a Democrat to do?
Campaign for veep
How can a candidate campaign for himself or herself if so much tribute must be paid to Hillary Clinton?
No easy path for divided GOP in Obamacare fight
33 GOP senators have declined to sign a letter promising to defund Obamacare
Liberals gear up for
A coalition of liberal groups is preparing to strike back at GOP efforts to stop the president’s health care scheme.
Are Republicans fooling themselves about Obamacare?
Obamacare could face even bigger problems. The most serious is the so-called “death spiral.”
Are Republicans too divided
to have a civil war?
“The worst thing is being dishonest with your base about what you can accomplish, ginning everybody up and then creating disappointment.”
Obamacare battle takes
Republicans are confident that the coming implementation of Obamacare will give them more chances to undermine the health care law.
Rubio’s immigration strategy worked brilliantly, but disappointed many
There is no easy way forward.
Rise in Illegal Crossing
Roils Immigration Debate
Border Patrol agents are outnumbered; extensive, passable stretches of the border are unwatched; whole groups of immigrants cross unseen.
Looking to 2016, Iowa GOP
Gets Excited About Walker
A lot to like.
WHAT IS THE REAL NUMBER OF ILLEGAL BORDER CROSSINGS?
U.S. authorities are catching somewhere between 40 percent and 55 percent of the people who try to cross the border illegally.
Immigration fight moves to the House with deep divide
Will House GOP support anything resembling the Gang of 8 bill?
Winning Hispanic vote won’t be enough for GOP
Immigration reform is only the first step.