Topic: U.S. Republican Party Politics
Most Republicans would like to reduce the government's reach by lowering taxes. But a few are thinking differently.
03/16/2011 10:57 am
Broadband service would be more heavily regulated under the FCC. But House votes to repeal its proposed rules for broadband service.
03/16/2011 09:24 am
Republican freshmen revolt, saying the three-week spending bill cuts too little – $6 billion – from the 2011 budget. House Democrats who backed the measure say the GOP rift gives them an edge.
03/15/2011 11:25 pm
California's governor is unable to persuade GOP lawmakers to OK his plan to solve a looming budget shortfall. Jerry Brown might try an end run, if it's legal, or present an all-cuts budget.
03/15/2011 10:05 pm
House Republicans are set to put forward a new short-term spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. Its toughest opponents? House Republicans.
03/15/2011 03:41 pm
The third-ranking House Republican, Kevin McCarthy, discussed the need for another short-term bill to fund the federal government, the political risks of the Republicans' push for spending cuts, and the Obama administration's handling of the upheaval in Libya at a March 8 Monitor breakfast.
03/15/2011 02:15 pm
President Obama wants No Child Left Behind revised by the fall. The Senate is working toward a bipartisan compromise, but House Republicans want to shrink the federal role in education.
03/14/2011 11:10 pm
After Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill to limit collective bargaining for many public unions, efforts are afoot to recall 16 state senators – eight from each party – by the summer.
03/14/2011 09:26 pm
As the No. 2 Republican in the House, majority leader Eric Cantor will have his hands full navigating fired-up freshmen members through a series of controversial votes.
03/14/2011 07:39 pm
Some critics say Wisconsin protests were borderline unconstitutional because they threatened the orderly processes of state government. At issue is an obscure clause in the Constitution.
03/12/2011 09:12 am