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GOP’s image: Nothing to brag about?

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...

Nasty split between GOP leaders, rabid right

Republican leaders and several hard-right groups are displaying the classic signs of a political divorce, including bitter name-calling and reprisals against one another. The recent...

After House failure to even vote, can Senate save the day?

Senate leaders are optimistic about forging an eleventh-hour bipartisan deal preventing a possible federal default and ending the partial government shutdown after Republican divisions...

House vote on its unpopular debt proposal uncertain Tuesday night

The House of Representatives, where Republicans threw a monkey wrench into efforts that were close to hatching a deal to reopen the government and...

Peter King for President? Apparently, he thinks so

Longtime New York Republican Congressman Peter King thinks he might be Presidential material -- a consideration that most GOP political operatives think laughable. "Here we...

Rick Santorum continues his racist themes

Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum is resurrecting an old, racist theme on the campaign trail, trying to link food stamps with minorities and suggesting...

Rick Perry’s homophobic ad generates dissension, not support

Texas Governor Rick Perry wants to jump start his stalled campaign for the GOP presidential nomination and is turning to outright homophobia and religious...

Cantor: Americans hate health bill

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says the new health care law is getting in the way of job-creation and vows Republicans are committed to...

Boehner plans takeover amid phony austerity

Here in the days of high unemployment and a lagging economy, Republicans promise a low-key kickoff to the their takeover of control of the...

Capitol Hill: The world’s longest-running sex drama

In 1984, a young brunette walked into former entertainer Sonny Bono''s restaurant in Palm Springs, California and, before long, was sitting on the aging...