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Republicans 2014

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP's Anti-Obamacare Message Doesn't Always Come Through On Members' Websites | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In public, House Republicans show few to no cracks in their anti-Obamacare platform. They say they want the law repealed and -- if they ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

DNC Chair Says GOP Will Lose In 2014 Because They Nominate 'Extremists' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) rejected speculation Sunday that Democrats will get trounced in the 2014 midterm elections, inste...

Jon Ward

How GOP Wins In 2014 Could Set Up 'Rude Awakening' In 2016 | Jon Ward | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A veteran Republican digital consultant warned Thursday that a successful election this fall could set back the Republican Party's effor...

Republicans Have Slight Edge In 2014 Elections, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

A New York Times/CBS poll released Wednesday found that Republicans have a slight edge over Democrats going into this year's midterm elections. The...

New GOP Same As The Old GOP

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - A year after Republican leaders vowed to "rebrand" their party to broaden its appeal...

Republican: Don't Make 2014 About Republicans

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most politicians in Washington realize that the political parties are not popular, with the Republicans faring even worse than the Democ...

Two Scenarios for 2014

Robert Kuttner | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

November 5, 2014 -- Democrats surprised veteran observers by gaining two seats in the senate, making their effective margin 57 to 43, and taking back the House. The new House of Representatives will have 236 Democrats and 199 Republicans. The Democrats managed to win about three out of every four districts that were closely in play. The outcome was almost unprecedented, since the president's party nearly always loses seats in the sixth year of his incumbency. But observers credited Obama's dramatic shift to his "give-'em-hell, Barry" tour of this past summer, where he dropped his usual red-state/blue-state unity plea and came out swinging at Republicans obstructionists.

Tea Party Groups Have Had It Up To Here With Karl Rove

Bloomberg | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

Leaders of the anti-tax Tea Party are fuming about plans by some Republican strategists, including Karl Rove, to tap the party's wealthy donors and ra...