Establishment Republicans are no fans of President Obama, but many are not eager to rile independents and rouse the Democratic base with impeachment proceedings just before midterm elections.
The Iowa trip by Gov. Chris Christie hinted that voter uproar over Bridge-gate has faded, at least for now. But new surveys indicate some continuing challenges for the New Jersey governor.
The Hillary Clinton juggernaut is up and rolling toward the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination – and it's even stronger than in 2008, at least in Iowa and New Hampshire, polls show. But the general election is another story.
Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday that, for some critics of the Obama administration, 'there’s a racial animus.' The angry response from the right could point to the need for more understanding on both sides.
Hillary Clinton will probably have some sort of strategy for dealing with the issue of her family’s wealth, which Jon Stewart could use as an opening subject. But other topics are likely to come up, too.
On Friday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry published an op-ed that attacked Sen. Rand Paul as a foreign policy isolationist. On Monday, the Kentucky lawmaker pushed back in his own piece.
It’s nothing new for a Republican to call for Obama’s impeachment, but it’s not something that’s engaged high-profile party figures. There's a reason Boehner says he disagrees with Palin.