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Republican Rhetoric

GOP Leader Says CO Election Results Signal "Anti-Christian Bent" in CO

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.16.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

During the campaign, Republicans argued that restrictions on abortion and women's health should be accepted as religious freedoms, not a war on women. Sen. Greg Brophy's comments leave me thinking he won't back away from the election rhetoric.

Margaret Chase Smith and the Politics of Rhetoric

Heather Cox Richardson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Cox Richardson

While the jury is out for today's Republicans, it's worth remembering Senator Margaret Chase as we discuss political rhetoric in the wake of Tucson.

"A Good Way To Get Rid Of Dems"

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX, ARIZONA -- A friend of an old friend on Facebook this weekend characterized Saturday's shooting as, "a good way to get rid of Democrats." How...

Gailcare, Not Obamacare!

Michael J. Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael J. Wilson

It's not "Obamacare"; the President (and every Member of Congress) already has health care -- quality, affordable, publicly-provided health care. It ...

Republicans: We're Boxed In By Conservative Commentators

Politico | Jim Vandehei and Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Many top Republicans are growing worried that the party's chances for reversing its electoral routs of 2006 and 2008 are being wounded by the flamboya...