Topic: U.S. Republican Party
Sarah Palin is set to appear at a GOP fundraiser two weeks ahead of the Nov 2. election, but neither Meg Whitman nor Carly Fiorina – both big-name Republicans – is planning to attend.
10/08/2010 05:08 pm
President Obama says government aid to states kept the unemployment rate from rising. Republicans say government spending is undercutting an economic recovery.
10/08/2010 03:45 pm
Recent polls had shown Jerry Brown opening a slight lead over Meg Whitman. Putting him on the defensive could give her a boost.
10/08/2010 12:44 pm
Through September, taxpayer-funded jobs programs put 240,000 Americans back to work, often in the private sector. With unemployment stuck at 9.6 percent, should Congress subsidize more private-sector jobs?
10/08/2010 11:44 am
America is poised for a political 'perfect storm': An unprecedented concentration of income and wealth at the top, a record amount of secret money flooding our democracy, and a public in the aftershock of the great recession becoming increasingly angry and cynical about government.
10/08/2010 10:35 am
The White House holds its second nontelevised press briefing in as many days, and reporters note a less confrontational tone.
10/07/2010 04:54 pm
Economic anxiety drives isolationism and nationalism. The anti-trade 'Tariff Act' of 1930 deepened the depression, despite claims that it would save American jobs and revive the economy. Sound familiar?
10/07/2010 03:40 pm
Vox News Christine O'Donnell, Sharron Angle: Any GOP candidate can win in November, says Jon Stewart
Christine O'Donnell, and her "I'm not a witch" campaign, is doing so well that it indicates Republicans can do no wrong with American voters, according to Stewart.
10/07/2010 02:26 pm
Liberal groups charge the US Chamber of Commerce with spending foreign donations on political ads targeted against Democrats. Chamber officials deny the charge, but campaign finance law makes it hard to know for sure.
10/07/2010 01:56 pm
The Sarah Palin stamp of approval may not always be a help, especially when it comes to the general election. Her endorsement of California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina may turn out to be a case in point.
10/06/2010 05:29 pm