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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…

Obama on the defensive over immigration

Obama on the defensive over immigration

President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. In an interview…

GOP not sure how to stop Obama on immigration

GOP not sure how to stop Obama on immigration

United against President Barack Obama but uncertain how to stop him, outraged Republicans struggled for a response on immigration Friday that would check the president without veering into talk of…

Presidential aspirations dominate governor’s meeting

Presidential aspirations dominate governor’s meeting

No fewer than a half-dozen potential presidential candidates are gathering in Florida as the Republican Governors Association prepares to select its next leader. The organization’s annual conference begins Wednesday in…

Government shutdown? Who, us?

Government shutdown? Who, us?

  Top Republicans say two things are clear: Last year’s government shutdown hurt the party. And Republicans must not let the president’s pending immigration action bait them into a repeat.…

The big question: Can Obama, GOP work together?

The big question: Can Obama, GOP work together?

It’s Washington’s billion-dollar question: whether President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans can really make nice and forestall ever-greater dysfunction in a new era of divided government. The first clues will…

Dissatisfaction, turnout drove GOP to big wins

Dissatisfaction, turnout drove GOP to big wins

A sharp drop in turnout, a wave of voter unhappiness with both parties and a geographically favorable slate of Senate races combined to give the GOP the advantage it needed…

After the rout, Republicans ready to get moving

After the rout, Republicans ready to get moving

Their rout complete, Republicans are celebrating sweeping victories from North Carolina to Colorado. The GOP’s success, however, may have as much to do with the dynamics of a low-turnout midterm…

A revamped political landscape with more division

A revamped political landscape with more division

America awoke Wednesday to sharper dividing lines in an already divided government, forcing President Barack Obama to recalibrate his approach and giving Republican leaders in Congress new muscle to check…

Key players playing high stakes on election night

Key players playing high stakes on election night

Republicans rolled in a series of races Tuesday to seize control of the Senate, the biggest prize in the midterm elections. This, while seeing two vulnerable GOP governors defeat their…

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