Details on the 10 House races in which the outcome remains undecided:
Sen. John McCain of Arizona said he will form an exploratory committee as the first step toward a possible run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008. (Get ready for Jeb Bush VP spin)
Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman, who guided President Bush's reelection campaign to victory in 2004 and saw his party suffer the loss of the House and Senate, will not seek a second term as party leader, informed sources said l
Two days after losing a bid for a second term, Sen. Lincoln Chafee said he was unsure whether he would remain a Republican.
The hundreds of Republican staffers [in D.C.] who will lose their jobs in the next few weeks are going to face a hostile marketplace on K Street as unemployed Republicans flood the market. [Perhaps they can enlist in the Army?]
The wild, drunken neocon joyride is over. After running as the candidate of national restraint and humility, George Bush metamorphosed into a modern Alexander the Great, promising to bring civilization and democracy to both the known and unknown worl
I just got a cease-and-desist letter from YouTube, see below, regarding my CNN footage I posted. The footage, you'll recall, was from Larry King Live last night in which Bill Maher outed Republican Party chair Ken Mehlman as gay.
Based on the book, On Death and Dying, Swiss-born psychiatrist Elizabeth Kubler-Ross wrote that there were five stages that someone goes through when dying. Republicans are going through the same process.
Thumped in Tuesday's elections, the Republican Party faces a dilemma as it prepares for 2008: trying to claw back support in the center while keeping loyal conservative Christians happy.
Hispanic voters irked by the Republican hard line on immigration policy turned out in force and helped Democrats win in U.S. congressional elections, according to exit polls and analysts.
After minutes upon minutes of soul-searching, Republicans are now in recrimination mode. And the GOP's various factions all agree: This wouldn't have happened if the party had listened to us.
The Bush administration and the Republican Congress could not defend themselves on their public record and urgently needed to change the subject. They required new fields of combat -- not the Iraq war, certainly not convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff,
"This election," Viguerie said, "was also a referendum on the so-called 'neoconservatives' -- the Big Government Republicans who took us into a nation-building war while they busted the budget and enriched Big Business and its
Weary of war and angry at the president who started it, Americans vented their frustration at Washington's power structure. A clear call for change aimed at President Bush and a Republican Congress that marched in step behind the commander in chi
Voters ousted Republican incumbent J.D. Hayworth from his seat in Arizona's 5th Congressional District. With 79% of precincts reporting, Mitchell had 52%, Hayworth had 45%, and Libertarian Warren Severin had 3 percent.
But for one very small, very elite and supremely confident group, the last several months were just a warm-up. For 20-plus potential candidates for president in 2008, the presidential campaign starts in earnest Wednesday.
The meaning of this election will be interpreted in one of two ways: the American people endorsed the Bush presidency or they did what they could to repudiate it. Such an interpretation will be simplistic, even unfairly so. Nevertheless, the fact tha
Indictments, investigations and allegations of wrongdoing have helped put at least 15 Republican House seats in jeopardy, enough to swing control to the Democrats even before the larger issues of war, economic unease and President Bush are invoked.
David Hicks will still be paying back his student loans by the time his children, now aged 10 and 12, are in college, and he plans to refinance his modest home to help pay for their schooling.
After infuriating Canada's ambassador to the US and offending black voters in Tennessee, a Republican TV commercial mocking Rep. Harold E. Ford has become a political liability for an unlikely third party: Wal-Mart. Under pressure from black le
The most significant element of Rove's effort to help 4-term Rep. Thomas Reynolds keep his job occurred behind closed doors meeting with a federal disaster relief official contemplating how to respond to the storm. 4 days later, Reynolds announce
The 2006 election is shaping up to be a repeat of 1994. This time, Democrats are favored to sweep Republicans from power in the House after a dozen years of GOP rule. Less than 2 weeks before the Nov. 7 election likely voters overwhelmingly prefer De
A new poll shows support for the war in Iraq is slipping among white evangelical Protestants, previously a key pillar of support for President George W. Bush's conduct of the conflict.
In our analysis of data from Pew, Gallup, and American National Election Studies, we find that the terrorism issue has masked an otherwise large swing of independent voters away from the Republican party from 2000 to 2004.
An article in Mother Jones co-authored by me and Jason Vest, called "The Lie Factory," is being cited by the Republicans in a race involving Chris Carney, the Democrat, who reportedly served in the forerunner to the Pentagon's Office of
Ever since the LA Times reported that Tan Nguyen, the Republican challenger in California's 47th District, was under investigation for attempted voter suppression, he's been doing what he could to salvage his already failing challenge.
The foibles of the current power structure in Washington, D.C., continue to mount. It has gotten so bad that it is becoming extremely difficult to tell who the good guys are anymore.
Orange County Republican leaders called for the withdrawal of a GOP congressional candidate they believe sent a letter threatening Hispanic immigrant voters with arrest.
The bellwether state of Ohio appears to have become hostile terrain for Republicans this year, with voters there overwhelmingly saying Democrats are more likely to help create jobs and concluding by a wide margin that Republicans in the state are mor