Posts Tagged ‘Republicans’

Majority of Americans think Tea Party movement good for country

Two recent polls show a majority of Americans now view the Tea Party movement as a positive influence in the public square. 54% of Americans feel that the Tea Party movement has been good for U.S. politics, showing it has become a powerful part of the American political system with potential...

See More

Pence urges no compromise allowing more spending and debt

Rep. Mike Pence, the third ranking Republican in the House, says that the GOP congresses of the past compromised too much. This is a warning to GOP members who are indicating that they are willing to work with the Obama administration to avoid gridlock. Pence, a favorite of many conservative...

See More

Early voting shows bad news for Democrats

Early voting shows that more Republicans have already voted than Democrats in key swing states like Colorado and Nevada. This is bad news for the Democrats, since data shows that, so far, Democrats are underperforming in several key districts. This could be an indication that Democrat voters are staying home...

See More

Repeal of Obamacare is GOP’s Top Target After Election

Republicans are making clear that repealing and replacing President Obama’s unpopular health care reform bill will be among their top priorities after the November election. Minority Leader John Boehner, who would likely become Speaker of the House if the GOP takes control, said that “I am committed to doing everything...

See More

GOP’s Pledge Gets Mixed Reviews from Candidates

Although the Republican Party rolled out its “Pledge to America” yesterday, some of the GOP’s most prominent candidates are not sure that it is strong enough. The Pledge, which is 45 pages outlining the new Republican agenda, has gotten mixed reviews. Many involved in the Tea Party feel that it...

See More

Liberals Don’t Understand: It’s the Spending!

The Wall Street Journal writes that Barack Obama claims to understand the public anger with the Recovery Act and TARP. He acknowledges that the people should be concerned about the growing deficits. But President Obama and other liberals are missing the point. It’s the spending that’s the problem. Voters are...

See More

Demos gets support from Limbaugh in NY-1 Primary

POLITICO reports that radio announcer Rush Limbaugh – a favorite of many conservatives – came out in support of George Demos in the Republican primary in New York 1. Demos, a former SEC attorney, was called “the only conservative in the race.” He blasted the state GOP for turning their...

See More

A Real Raese in the Mountain State?

Another Senate seat may be in jeopardy, from an unexpected place. RealClearPolitics reports that the latest Rasmussen Poll shows John Raese has closed the gap on Governor Joe Manchin in the race to fill the seat of the late Robert Byrd in West Virginia. Raese, a businessman has moved to within...

See More

Duffy becomes target of the DCCC

Sean Duffy, running in Wisconsin’s 7th District against Democrat Julie Lassa, has become the first ad target of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The DCCC has begun a nine week media blitz worth $49 million, hoping to prevent the loss of a seat Democrats have held for decades. The ad...

See More

Boehner calls for firing of Geithner, Summers

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today called on the Obama Administration to remove Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Economic Adviser Larry Summers. During a speech laying out an economic agenda for the GOP, Boehner said that Geithner and Summers have spent the last 19 months promoting ‘government as community organizer’ and...

See More