Rand Paul and other Republicans struggle to avoid the party base’s current obsession — and the Democrats’ favorite subject.
Perry hits Rand on foreign policy. “Utter nonsense,” Rand adviser responds.
“The groups that are more and more picked on in society are evangelical Christians,” Louisiana’s governor tells BuzzFeed. Is the future of social conservatism in Baton Rouge?
What two GOP strategists would have done differently with Eric Cantor’s campaign.
The political odd couple’s proposal is picking up support, sources say, and supporters expect a Reid-Paul bill within two weeks.
The tea party senator rejects immigration hawks’ argument that the Virginia race was a referendum on the issue. “I say everywhere I go that I am for immigration reform.”
Inside the Northern Virginia dinner party where tea party honchos plotted their next moves. “This is the conservative movement on fire,” says Bozell.
Nikki Haley was once seen as the GOP’s brightest rising star — then she got sucked into her home state’s notorious political cesspool. Can she escape before 2016?
The Louisiana governor excoriates Obama over Bergdahl case.
The vast right-wing conspiracy meets at the Harvard Club.
Mitt’s biggest fans celebrate the triumph of Romney Republicanism in Pennsylvania, Oregon, and Idaho. “The Romney brand has had a real resurgence,” says O’Brien.
The RNC picks fights with liberal media over race, while Rand Paul talks policy with black Democrats. But mixed signals continue.
The kings of the unnamed source are going to work at a company that prides itself on resisting unattributed “hearsay.” What could go wrong?
Many on the right are jumping at the chance to revisit Bill Clinton’s sex scandal ahead of 2016 — but others worry about repeating the GOP’s mistakes of the ’90s. “If they throw out a bad pitch and you swing at it, then you’re an idiot,” says Norquist.
The 2012 Republican vice presidential candidate is trying to challenge the notion that his party is out of touch with poor people the old-fashioned way: by talking to some.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is in a fight on Facebook about the religious faith of an appointee.
Cruz, Paul, and Huckabee compete for conservative activists’ attention — by ignoring marriage and abortion. “I think there’s an arrogance to having absolute litmus tests.”
Her last name has become synonymous with dirty tricks and political mischief-making — but Sally Atwater is “just real passionate about education.”
“I didn’t get hired to deal with social issues,” Rick Snyder says. But while running for election, he was clear about his opposition.
A decade ago, mainstream publishers became convinced they could make millions by churning out books for the right — and now the bubble may be bursting. From Allan Bloom to Ann Coulter.