Thad Cochran’s decision to run in Mississippi sets up one of many 2014 Establishment-vs.–Tea Party primaries
Surprise visit organized by Chris Christie
After Democratic National Communications Director Mo Elleithee proclaimed last week that the Democrats are “eager and proud” to run on Obamacare in 2014, the Republicans tried an experiment.
The Wyoming Senate candidate talks to TIME
The early 2016 verbal jockeying has become as unrelenting as it is brazen
The race was an early test of whether the GOP business wing can tackle the Tea Party
Congressional incumbents have two basic routes to re-election. One is to tack sharply toward the base, leaving only the narrowest of lanes for a primary challenger to outflank you. Most of the 11 Republican Senators up for …
Utah Senator Mike Lee is not preparing for a possible presidential campaign, headlining the Iowa GOP Reagan Dinner this Friday, or landing the cover of national magazines. He is not the face of the Defund Obamacare movement. He …
In the DC shutdown scrum, Susan Collins (R-Maine) and her sister-colleagues of Congress worked together when their male counterparts would not. She lead the bipartisan effort that ultimately prevailed.
Opposition to Obamacare sparked the government shutdown now entering its 10th day. But it has taken a back seat in recent talks between Republican leaders and President Obama about how to end the effort. Just don’t expect the …
The backlash is beginning to materialize
He’s trying to block a bill he supports because he’s worried Democrats will restore funding for health care law later
10:05 p.m.: Before he speaks, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has already proved one thing: he can get from a Fox television studio to his Capitol Hill office quicker than you can bake brownies. Those just tuning in don’t know that …