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Republicans: Still a bunch of ‘old white men?’

Republicans: Still a bunch of ‘old white men?’

The faces of the Republican Party’s most ambitious members are changing. Long criticized as the party of old white men, the GOP’s next class of presidential contenders may include two…

Can the GOP keep control of the Senate in 2016?

Can the GOP keep control of the Senate in 2016?

Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill come January. But a much tougher election map two years from…

GOP lament: What is Ted Cruz doing?

GOP lament: What is Ted Cruz doing?

One colleague called the tactics of tea party-backed Sen. Ted Cruz on the $1.1 trillion spending bill a painful echo of last year’s 16-day partial government shutdown. Another senator said…

Senate GOP joins anger over spending bill

Senate GOP joins anger over spending bill

First it was objections by House Democrats that stood in the way of passage of a $1.1 trillion catchall spending bill. Now it’s the Senate Republicans’ turn, specifically Ted Cruz…

Republicans in House match Truman years

Republicans in House match Truman years

Republicans will hold at least 246 House seats come January, according to election results Saturday, giving the GOP a commanding majority that matches the party’s post-World War II high during…

Bye bye to last Deep South Democrat in Senate

Bye bye to last Deep South Democrat in Senate

Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has denied Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana a fourth term, calling his Senate victory “the exclamation point” on midterm elections that put Republicans in charge…

GOP wannabes attack Obama, each other on foreign policy

GOP wannabes attack Obama, each other on foreign policy

Even as they attack President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, and with politics turning to the 2016 race for president, the GOP’s most ambitious leaders have begun to clash with each…

Homeland Secretary under fire from GOP lawmakers

Homeland Secretary under fire from GOP lawmakers

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is defending President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration even as GOP lawmakers work to find the best way to stop them. Johnson was to…

Romney still leads GOP candidates for President

Romney still leads GOP candidates for President

Mitt Romney, the Republican Party’s unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. The…

GOP hopefuls avoid immigration specifics

GOP hopefuls avoid immigration specifics

The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama’s order blocking deportation for millions of…

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