In responding to the State of the Union address, Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels advocated the failed Republican policies of the past. But even more extreme than the plan he laid out last night is what he is trying to do in Indiana.
Is there a chance there will be no clear winner by August? Is there a possibility of a brokered convention? Will the party's leaders entice Mitch Daniels, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie or Paul Ryan to come to Tampa for a chance to grab the Oval Office keys? At this point, anything's possible.
There are 22 other states with right-to-work laws, most of them in the South and the West. A victory for reactionary Republicans in Indiana would represent a significant incursion of their ideology into the Northeast.
As conservatives prepare for an urgent meeting this weekend to discuss their options in the 2012 campaign, they face an epic crisis of identity and el...
The lesson in all this is clear: The GOP played with fire, and they are getting their hands burned. They unleashed a monster they hoped to turn against Democrats, but it has turned on them first.
The most striking aspect of this primary season has not been the search by many conservative voters for an alternative to Mitt Romney. Rather, the main story of the Republican primary season has been that the race has been extraordinarily uncompetitive.
A funny thing is happening in the Republican race for president: Newt Gingrich, with all his political and personal warts, is starting to look good again to conservative voters.
Conventional wisdom pushers and the Beltway chattering class have been scrambling to explain the crushing defeat Republicans suffered in last night's off-year election. To hear them spin it, Republicans lost because they "overreached." Ridiculous.
Republican presidential straw polls are supposed to test the direction of that party's leading windbags. But what to do when there is no direction? A slew of these polls have so far produced results that reflect few votes and no trends.
School choice programs offer fiscal flexibility for policymakers, but more importantly, school vouchers and scholarships can present frontiers of opportunity for American families.
In a primary race which should be about electability more than anything else, no candidate appears very electable.
The Huffington Post's Dave Jamieson appeared Thursday on MSNBC's 'The Dylan Ratigan Show' to discuss why states are selling their toll roads to Wall S...
Those who wish to limit abortion should shift their energies out of the realms of the courts, legislatures, and deceptive tactics, and focus on steps that really prevent unwanted pregnancies.
Despite possible constitutional challenges, the Supreme Court is expected to uphold the practice given that opposing it would likely offend Justice Scalia's autopen, Clarence Thomas.
As late as 2006, the GOP had a set of clean energy advocates in high places. Those leaders are all still powerfully placed within the GOP. But they seem to be mindful of the remarkable know-nothing standard set for GOP candidates.