The former Montana governor loves an audience, and for a while, he had one. How Schweitzer for President was built and broken.
The former governor’s remarks about House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s sexuality don’t jibe with MSNBC’s progressive format.
“Either Stutzman or Scalise would be an upgrade.”
Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador is a leader in the bipartisan movement to change the way mandatory minimum sentences work.
Jewish Republicanism never amounted to much. But can anyone hold the Koch and Adelson wings of the party together now?
Eric Cantor was seen as the most important ally on the Hill for members looking to restore Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act. “We can’t tell yet what it means.”
“Opposing nearly everything and supporting hardly anything is not just a bad governing strategy, it is not a very good political strategy either,” says Josh Earnest.
“65,000 voters in a Republican primary should not decide the future of the country,” Sen. Dick Durbin says.
Welcome to the playhouse, Dave Brat.
Disruption and destruction. McCarthy will run for majority leader, Roskam will run for whip.
Inside the Northern Virginia dinner party where tea party honchos plotted their next moves. “This is the conservative movement on fire,” says Bozell.
Dave Brat pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday night when he defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in Virginia’s Republican primary.
There are an estimated 50,000 to 75,000 undocumented Irish immigrants living in the United States. With a focused strategy, Irish-Americans are looking to give the immigration reform movement a key assist.
House leaders have plans for a stand-alone bill that they hope will force Democrats into negotiations.
“Clearly Members tend to reflect their constituents. The American people have not been supportive. He has not made the sale to the American people,” Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday.
After a meeting with Obama on Tuesday, the speaker of the House says he will support U.S. military action in Syria. McCain, Pelosi, and Cantor join him.
“I am extremely disappointed that some of my Republican colleagues did not recognize a conservative movement toward market-based policy and solid welfare reform when they saw it,” Rep. Ted Yoho said.
“The First Amendment is first for a reason. If the Obama Administration is going after reporters’ phone records, they better have a damned good explanation,” Boehner spokesman says.
Because it’s the Congress we deserve, not the Congress we need right now.
Eric Cantor and Ted Cruz at war. “The message sucks. We oppose Obamacare. Period. We will repeal it. Period,” a top Cruz aide tells conservatives.
Despite pressure from leadership, Agriculture Chairman Frank Lucas isn’t giving up on a bipartisan approach.
From Boehner and Cantor to Rove and Ryan, conservative firebrand has nothing nice to say.
At least for now, and on Twitter, the top two House Republicans are on the same page.
Emphasizing smaller government, education reform, and cutting health-care costs, Republican Leader Eric Cantor looks to set a governing agenda.
GOP officials take to Twitter to voice their discontent.
As top Republican begins rebranding push, Democrats look to keep focus on opposition to Violence Against Women Act.
“Truly disheartening,” says LGBT rights advocate. But Boehner’s office says it’s just defending “checks and balances.”