Topic: Newt Gingrich
The suspense over Campaign 2012 heightens, as Sen. John Thune (R) of South Dakota says he will spend the next two years focusing on his current job, rather than campaigning for the Big Job.
02/22/2011 07:27 pm
House Speaker John Boehner is taking a sharp turn from former speaker Nancy Pelosi's command-and-control style. He's letting his new freshmen act more independently. The battle to cut spending while avoiding a government shutdown is the first test.
02/19/2011 04:11 pm
The coming debate over spending cuts has nothing to do with reviving the economy.
02/14/2011 03:09 pm
Ron Paul won the CPAC presidential poll, and Mitt Romney came in second – the same as last year. But many at CPAC said they “wished the GOP had a better field of potential candidates.”
02/13/2011 09:11 am
Bending to party conservatives – notably tea partiers – House GOP leaders propose steep cuts in many popular programs for the rest of the fiscal year. Will it lead to a government shut-down?
02/12/2011 09:14 am
Day 1 of the Conservative Political Action Conference – or CPAC – included Donald Trump touting himself, Michele Bachmann slamming 'Obamacare,' and Rand Paul talking about massive budget cuts. In other words, a classic CPAC day.
02/10/2011 08:19 pm
Ronald Reagan, who would have turned 100 on Sunday, is uniquely revered by Republicans. In this year of Reagan nostalgia, those jockeying for the GOP's 2012 presidential nomination could vie for his mantle.
02/05/2011 11:24 am
Would the Obama administration cut the $1.5 billion in military and economic aid given Egypt every year? It’s been a mainstay of US policy ever since Egypt made peace with Israel in 1979.
01/29/2011 01:03 pm
Michele Bachmann was born in Iowa, where the first caucus in the 2012 presidential primary race will take place. Now a Minnesota congresswoman, Michele Bachmann took her tea party message to Iowa late last week.
01/25/2011 10:01 am