| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans shouldn't worry that President Obama is trying to destroy the GOP. Why would he bother? The party's leaders are doing a pretty good job of it themselves.
As they try to understand why the party lost an election it was confident...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:32 AM
BOSTON (AP) — After back-to-back presidential losses, Republicans in key states want to change the rules to make it easier for them to win.
From Wisconsin to Pennsylvania, GOP officials who control legislatures in states that supported President...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The prospects appear doomed in Virginia this year for Republican-backed legislation that would replace the state's winner-take-all method of apportioning presidential electoral votes with one that awards one vote to the winner of each congressional...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:28 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called on the Republican Party to "stop being the stupid party" on Thursday as GOP leaders promised fundamental changes to help stave off future losses.
In the keynote address at the Republican...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:50 AM
You'd think they'd never seen a scandal before.
Like the nerd hero of some R-rated sex comedy who suddenly finds himself alone with a willing girl for the first time, some on the Republican right are giddy, hyperventilating and acting a little goofy at...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:49 PM
You’d think they’d never seen a scandal before.
Like the nerd hero of some R-rated sex comedy who suddenly finds himself alone with a willing girl for the first time, some on the Republican right are giddy, hyperventilating and acting a...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 12:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 7:03 AM
BOSTON (AP) — The Republican Party seems as divided and angry as ever.
Infighting has penetrated the highest levels of the House GOP leadership. Long-standing geographic tensions have increased, pitting endangered Northeastern Republicans...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:57 PM
President Barack Obama will visit Baltimore next Friday, the second in a series of outings aimed at selling his stalled jobs agenda.
The trip follows one the president took this week to Austin, Texas, where he visited a school and a manufacturing plant....
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberals' loud objections to White House proposals for slowing the growth of huge social programs make it clear that neither political party puts a high priority on reducing the deficit, despite much talk to the contrary.
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:10 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — National Republican leaders made waves recently with a dim view of the party's future if it fails to expand its core support beyond white males and social conservatives. But weeks after GOP Chairman Reince Priebus unveiled the "Growth...