Topic: U.S. Republican Party
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
In the wake of a favorable New Hampshire presidential poll, Donald Trump is the latest celebrity mulling a presidential candidacy in 2012. Trump announced Tuesday he was 'seriously' considering a run for the White House.
10/06/2010 03:42 pm
Many of the GOP's 'Young Guns' running for House seats see small businesses as America's economic savior – and want government to get out of their way.
10/06/2010 03:40 pm
Working-class whites – a group that Hillary Clinton resonated with in the 2008 primaries – are rushing to the Republican camp.
10/06/2010 01:52 pm