Republicans are planning to spend the vast majority of their sizable financial war chest attacking Democratic candidates over personal issues and local controversies. Combing through tax, court and other records looking for damaging information on De
The Republican Party the party of conservatism, the anointed vehicle for the hopes and dreams of those who believe in limited government and seek to preserve the legacy of the Founding Fathers... NOT!
Col. Riper is so disappointed at the president's failed policies that he hopes the the Democrats win control of the House. He thinks a Democratic House may be able to "tie this administration in such knots that it can do no more Damage.**QQ*
President Bush's unpopularity -- due largely to the war in Iraq -- seems likely to affect GOP candidates in congressional midterm elections. 55% said they would be less likely to vote for a candidate who has supported Bush administration policies
Most Americans are angry about "something" when it comes to how the country is run, and they are more likely than in previous years to vote for a challenger this November, a new poll suggests. A majority of Americans surveyed -- and a hi
State Senator Thomas H. Kean Jr., the Republican nominee for US Senate in New Jersey, says he is so frustrated with the Bush adminstration's handling of the war in Iraq that he is pushing for something that few Republicans have supported.
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The answers were so good, Republican candidates wanted to use them as their own. The embarrassment was at least 7 did. Republicans in House races copied their party's talking points and included parts of the answers as their own for an AARP sur
Bankrolled almost entirely by taxpayers, President Bush is roaming far and wide on Air Force One to help Republicans retain control of Congress and capture statehouse contests in high-stakes midterm elections.
The two wings are so far apart that party strategists no longer envision a united front for the November congressional elections.
With the economy beginning to slow, the current expansion has a chance to become the first sustained period of economic growth since World War II that fails to offer a prolonged increase in real wages for most workers.
As we race toward the November elections, Jon Kyl will argue that his political prowess and reputation are a benefit to Arizona. However, a closer examination of Jon Kyl’s character and voting patterns, which span his public service tenure, tells a m
Sen. Rick Santorum drew parallels between World War II and the current war against "Islamic fascism," saying they both require fighting a common foe in multiple countries. "We're at war with Islamic fascism," said Santorum,
Republican gubernatorial candidate Dick DeVos lashed out at the White House for not having set up a long-promised meeting with executives of the Big Three automakers, which are being squeezed by high healthcare costs and shrinking market share.
[Chickenhawks coming home to roost.] "I've been carrying the bucket when it comes to the war," Shays said in September. But facing an antiwar Democratic opponent in a tough midterm election race, Shays is starting to express reservation
A new poll shows that fewer Americans view the Republican Party as “friendly to religion” than a year ago, with the decline particularly steep among Catholics and white evangelical Protestants — constituencies at the core of the Republicans’ conserva
Steve Laffey boasts of the school crossing guards he fired, the senior center square dancing he curtailed, even the taxes he raised to balance this city's books. It's not the usual path to the U.S. Senate. Campaigning in the nation's s
A Republican candidate for this area's congressional seat said Wednesday that the US government was complicit in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. In an editorial board interview with the Telegraph on Wednesday, the candidate, Mary Maxwell
In a moment of unusual candor for a veteran senator fighting for his political life, Conrad Burns (R-Mont.) offered this blunt self-assessment a few months ago: "I can self-destruct in one sentence," he told supporters. "Sometimes in o
Republican Gov. Frank Murkowski conceded defeat in his bid for a second term, with the unpopular incumbent trailing in the three-way GOP primary election.
Even though he's not running for re-election this year, President Bush knows just what he would focus on if he were: the economy and taxes. As Republicans face an increasingly tough political outlook, in part because of Bush's sagging appr
Pornographic movies now seem nearly as pervasive in America's hotel rooms as tiny shampoo bottles, and the lodging industry shows little concern as conservative activists rev up a protest campaign aimed at triggering a federal crackdown.
Married women with children, the "security moms" whose concerns about terrorism made them an essential part of Republican victories in 2002 and 2004, are taking flight from GOP politicians appear likely to provide a major boost for Democrat
A private fundraiser set to feature an appearance by Senator John McCain (R-AZ) may yet violate certain provisions of McCain's own Campaign Finance Reform Act.
Republicans and Democrats are beating each other up on the issue of terrorism in the wake of the alleged London airplane plot, but polls show that most Americans are far more worried about the war in Iraq. That's bad news for President Bush an
The fan looks like the epitome of the young, white, socially conservative, working-class voters who have been key backers of Republicans in the last decade. But with US soldiers dying in Iraq, war raging in the Middle East and gasoline prices soaring
Republicans will play defense in this fall's state legislative races to avoid a "tsunami" that could alter the political landscape in statehouses around the country, the head of the GOP's legislative campaign committee said.
Sen. George Allen apologized for remarks that offended a man of Indian descent who was tracking the Republican's re-election campaign for Democratic challenger Jim Webb. The senator called him "Macaca" during a GOP rally Friday at Break
Bill Burton, a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spokesman, said: "With a mess in Iraq, gas prices at new highs and public confidence in the White House and Congress at new lows, it's no surprise that Republicans are on defense at
The White House was circumspect when asked whether Bush would support Republican Alan Schlesinger in the three-way fall contest that includes Democratic nominee Ned Lamont and three-term incumbent Sen. Joe Lieberman.