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Dems Did It to Themselves

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Hey, Candidates: How'd that whole "Abandoning Obama" thing work out for you?

How To Shrink The Dangerous GOP Empathy Gap

National Journal | Jill Lawrence | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

What recent event is going to be more defining for the Republican Party, Sen. Rob Portman’s about-face on gay marriage or the strident rhetoric of t...

Is Losing The New GOP Strategy?

New York Magazine | Jonathan Chait | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

Now why, you might ask, would Republicans tolerate the passage of a bill they overwhelmingly oppose? They didn’t have to pass it — they could have...

New GOP Congress on Thin Ice

Oghene Oyiborhoro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Oghene Oyiborhoro

Folks on main street want to see both parties work together. Republicans cannot simply stand idle and wait for the Democrats to meet them halfway.

GOP 'Stop Them' Theme Emerges

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP leaders are expanding their calls for repeal of the new health care law into a broader campaign theme that electing Republicans will provide the "...

GOP's 2010 Strategy: Drive A Wedge Between White House And Dems On Terrorism

Politico | Manu Raju | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has settled in on his election-year strategy: Identify issues that unite his caucus but divide the other party,...

What to Give a President for His First Anniversary in Office

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

What to give a president for his first anniversary in office ... how about a great cosmic joke? Take Kennedy's Senate seat and hand it to someone who promises to be the crucial vote against the central cause of Kennedy's life -- not to mention the central battle of the president's entire first year.

Republican Identity Crisis Forces GOP Politicians To The Right

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain rails against a bipartisan global warming bill two years after sponsoring one himself? He says he's "dear friends" with Sarah Palin and en...

The Ice Age Is Coming

TIME | Mike Murphy Monday, Jun. 22, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despairing Republican friends have been asking me what I think we should do to rebuild the GOP and begin our certain and inevitable comeback. My answe...

Rahm Emanuel's Tactics Adopted By GOP To Deliver 2010 'Thumpin"

Bloomberg | Heidi Przybyla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans are getting inspiration on how to rebuild their party in the U.S. Congress from an unlikely source: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanue...

GOP's New Strategy: Ostracize Senator Bunning

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans have a new strategy for dealing with the wildly unpredictable Sen. Jim Bunning (R-Ky.): keep their distance and hope he implodes. ...

Forget Change: GOP Dusts Off 20-Year-Old Strategy

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans are hatching a political comeback by dusting off a strategic playbook written nearly two decades ago. Its themes: Unite against Democrats...