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Republican Senator Lends Support to Immigration Reform Bill

Republican Senator Lends Support to Immigration Reform Bill

Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire said Sunday that she will support the immigration reform bill drafted by the bipartisan “Gang of Eight,” arguing that the legislation provides a &…

President Obama, GOP Senators Break Bread

President Obama, GOP Senators Break Bread

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and Republican senators had a “good exchange of ideas” Wednesday evening during their roughly two-hour-long dinner at the posh Jefferson Hotel, just blocks from the Whi…

GOP Address: Rep. Martha Roby on Stopping the Sequester

GOP Address: Rep. Martha Roby on Stopping the Sequester

Douglas Graham/Roll Call/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s Republican address, Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby calls on the president and Senate Democrats to join the House in stopping the sequester, a set of “across-the-board spending cuts”…

Sen. Marco Rubio Delivers GOP State of the Union Response

Sen. Marco Rubio Delivers GOP State of the Union Response

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. used the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday to challenge the president on how to best serve the middle class, arguing that the answer to alleviating the bur…

GOP Address: Sen. Ayotte Calls for Bipartisan Cooperation on Fiscal Cliff

GOP Address: Sen. Ayotte Calls for Bipartisan Cooperation on Fiscal Cliff

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) –  With the threat of the fiscal cliff quickly approaching, both Democrat and Republican lawmakers have voiced ideas about how to avoid the Jan. 1 deadline, when automatic tax hikes for all Americans and …

Prominent Utah Republican Fundraiser Arrested on Rape Charges

Prominent Utah Republican Fundraiser Arrested on Rape Charges

Flickr/Michael.Jolley(SALT LAKE CITY) — A prominent Republican fundraiser has been arrested on numerous rape charges in Salt Lake City.Gregory Nathan Peterson, an active fundraiser for conservative politicians in Utah, was charged Wednesday with a num…

Waiting for Romney: Dems Pounce on Senate Leader’s Refusal to Outline GOP Immigration Position

Waiting for Romney: Dems Pounce on Senate Leader’s Refusal to Outline GOP Immigration Position

Darren Hauck/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s campaign Tuesday pounced on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s refusal to comment on the Obama administration’s move to relax deportation laws for the children of illega…

GOP Address: Gov. Scott Walker Wants US ‘Fiscal House on Track’

GOP Address: Gov. Scott Walker Wants US ‘Fiscal House on Track’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(MADISON, Wis.) — In this week’s Republican address, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, fresh off of his recent victory over the effort to recall him as governor, calls for Washington lawmakers to get America’s “fiscal house on t…

With Texas Win, Romney Clinches the GOP Nomination

With Texas Win, Romney Clinches the GOP Nomination

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney has clinched the Republican presidential nomination.It has been projected that Romney has won the Texas GOP primary, and ABC News estimates he will win at least 88 of Texas’s 155 delegates, gi…

Dems’ Senatorial Committee Edges GOP Counterparts in Fundraising

Dems’ Senatorial Committee Edges GOP Counterparts in Fundraising

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee — the committee tasked with overseeing Democratic Senate races — has narrowly out-raised their Republican counterparts — the National Republican Senatorial Committee …

Some Illinois Ballots Too Big for Their Scanners

Some Illinois Ballots Too Big for Their Scanners

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(NAPERSVILLE, Ill.) — Election officials in Illinois are discovering that size does matter. In 26 jurisdictions across the state, the ballots are too big to fit into the scanners, sources at the Illinois State Board of Electio…

Rick Santorum Projected to Win Alabama, Mississippi Primaries

Rick Santorum Projected to Win Alabama, Mississippi Primaries

ABC News(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) –ABC projected Rick Santorum would win the Alabama and Mississippi primaries, giving the former Pennsylvania senator high-stakes victories in key Southern contests Tuesday.Mitt Romney, who still holds a commanding delegate l…

Analysis: Romney Wins Florida Debate; Gingrich Looks Rattled and Uneven

Analysis: Romney Wins Florida Debate; Gingrich Looks Rattled and Uneven

EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — Mitt Romney finally looked like a candidate who wants to win this election on Thursday night. On a debate stage here, he was confident and focused. More important, he was aggressive and discipline…

Analysis: Rick Santorum Struggles to Transition to Major Candidate

Analysis: Rick Santorum Struggles to Transition to Major Candidate

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(MANCHESTER, N.H.) — Rick Santorum’s transition from scrappy Iowa underdog to national contender hit some bumps in his first full day campaigning in New Hampshire since his near-upset in the Hawkeye State.During a stop Thu…

Rick Santorum Gets SuperPAC Help

Rick Santorum Gets SuperPAC Help

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(WALNUT, Iowa) — Rick Santorum, who bragged just Wednesday that he hasn’t received “a penny” in PAC money, is getting a $200,000 boost in Iowa from a SuperPAC.The Red, White, and Blue Fund is spending $200,000 …

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