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RNC’s New Program Seeking New Followers

RNC’s New Program Seeking New Followers

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The “GO” in GOP now stands for “Growth and Opportunity.”Republicans, still stung by losing the White House in November as well as failing to capture the Senate, are ready, willing and able to hear what Americans ha…

Rick Santorum: President Obama a ‘Sore Winner’

Rick Santorum: President Obama a ‘Sore Winner’

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on Sunday accused President Obama of being a “sore winner” in his dealings with Republicans.“That’s the problem with this administration. T…

David Plouffe: Revenue Debate Not Over

David Plouffe: Revenue Debate Not Over

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — White House senior adviser David Plouffe said on Sunday that despite Republican warnings that the tax debate is over, President Obama would not accept a budget deal without additional revenue.“We are going to require some …

GOP Weekly Address: Rep. Lankford Calls Obama’s Inaugural ‘Fresh Start,’ Invokes MLK

GOP Weekly Address: Rep. Lankford Calls Obama’s Inaugural ‘Fresh Start,’ Invokes MLK

US House of Representatives(WASHINGTON) — On President Obama’s inaugural weekend, Oklahoma Congressman James Lankford is choosing to look ahead with a fresh perspective.”With the swearing in of a new Congress and the inauguration of President Obama, t…

President Obama Can’t Get a Republican Date

President Obama Can’t Get a Republican Date

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — It sounds like President Obama is getting lonely. And – surprise – Republicans aren’t keen on helping him out.Asked about the state of congressional relations at his news conference Monday, the pr…

White House Denies Call for Trillion-Dollar Coin to Avoid Debt Ceiling

White House Denies Call for Trillion-Dollar Coin to Avoid Debt Ceiling

Photodisc/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Obama administration has killed any notion of minting trillion-dollar platinum coins to solve the nation’s debt ceiling woes.In a written statement released Saturday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney …

GOP Weekly Address: The ‘Federal Government Spends Too Much,’ Says Sen. Deb Fischer

GOP Weekly Address: The ‘Federal Government Spends Too Much,’ Says Sen. Deb Fischer

Douglas Graham/Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer says now that Congress is ready to focus on the nation’s deficit, it’s time for serious action on the issue of government spending. In this week’s Republican address, Fischer says she ag…

Report: Mark Sanford Staging a Comeback with House Run

Report: Mark Sanford Staging a Comeback with House Run

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Second chances do exist in politics, and Mark Sanford might just try his hand.According to The Weekly Standard, the disgraced former governor of South Carolina will run for Congress. South Carolina will stag…

Republicans to Press Benghazi Issue With National Security Nominees

Republicans to Press Benghazi Issue With National Security Nominees

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Making clear they are not relenting in trying to hold the Obama administration accountable for the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, a trio of Republican senators said Friday they&rsq…

Poll: Public Lukewarm on Cliff Deal, But Obama Bests Boehner

Poll: Public Lukewarm on Cliff Deal, But Obama Bests Boehner

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Americans give a lukewarm response to last week’s agreement to avoid the fiscal cliff, albeit with higher marks for the deal to President Obama than to House Speaker John Boehner. More people in this…

Paul Ryan’s Votes on Fiscal Cliff and Sandy Could Haunt Him Four Years from Now

Paul Ryan’s Votes on Fiscal Cliff and Sandy Could Haunt Him Four Years from Now

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — These are the two Paul Ryans.There’s “Pragmatic Paul,” the compromiser, who on Tuesday voted against most of his GOP House colleagues and with President Obama to raise taxes on wealthy Americans and, on paper at least, add $4 tr…

GOP Address: Rep. Dave Camp on Growing the Economy and Cutting Spending

GOP Address: Rep. Dave Camp on Growing the Economy and Cutting Spending

US House of Representatives(WASHINGTON) — As the House returns for the 113th Congress, Rep. Dave Camp says its 2013 resolution is clear: to grow our economy, getting government spending under control and making Washington more accountable to Americans…

Christie Hauls In More Than $2 Million Since Announcing Re-Election Effort

Christie Hauls In More Than $2 Million Since Announcing Re-Election Effort

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(TRENTON, N.J.) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who blasted members of his own party Wednesday for abandoning a $60 billion relief bill for superstorm Sandy victims, had a fruitful fundraising period, raising more t…

Sen. Kirk Completes Stair Climb to Capitol on First Day Back in Senate

Sen. Kirk Completes Stair Climb to Capitol on First Day Back in Senate

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., 45 steps awaited him upon his return to the Senate for the first time since his stroke last January.Kirk slowly climbed the steps to the Capitol, a trip that took about 10 minutes …

White House Sees ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal as Game Changer

White House Sees ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal as Game Changer

(WASHINGTON) — It’s hard to find anyone in Washington happy about the outcome of the “fiscal cliff” brinksmanship.But inside the Obama White House, senior officials are elated by what they call a significant presidential achievement:…

As Fiscal Cliff Nears, All Eyes Turn to the Senate

As Fiscal Cliff Nears, All Eyes Turn to the Senate

Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) — A fiscal-cliff fix went nowhere in the House. Now, the Senate will take its turn. With just three days before their end-of-the-year deadline, Congress and the White House are hurtling toward the so-called “fiscal…

Dick Armey Defends His $8 Million Deal to Leave FreedomWorks

Dick Armey Defends His $8 Million Deal to Leave FreedomWorks

Amy Sussman/Getty Images The New Yorker(WASHINGTON) — Former House majority leader Dick Armey says he took an $8 million consulting deal in return for leaving the conservative organization FreedomWorks because the group was “dishonest” and because he …

GOP Weekly Address: Senator Roy Blunt Discusses Progress on Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff

GOP Weekly Address: Senator Roy Blunt Discusses Progress on Avoiding the Fiscal Cliff

United States Senate(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s Republican address, Missouri Senator Roy Blunt highlighted the need for Republicans and Democrats to solve the fiscal cliff.“Divided government is a good time to solve hard problems—a…

Texas Rep. Hall to Be the Oldest US House Member

Texas Rep. Hall to Be the Oldest US House Member

http://www.house.gov/ralphhall/images/RMHcolorheadshot.jpg(DALLAS) — Texas Representative Ralph Hall is set to become the oldest U.S. House member to serve Congress on Christmas Day, according to the Dallas Morning News.Hall, 89, will beat the 80 year…

President George H.W. Bush to Spend Christmas in Hospital?

President George H.W. Bush to Spend Christmas in Hospital?

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(HOUSTON) — President George H.W. Bush will likely spend the Christmas holiday in the hospital, where he’s been battling bronchitis and a lingering cough since late last month.In a statement released to AB…

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