Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Democratic presidential candidate Clinton defended her decision to not be a “stem winder” in calling to break up big banks, a clear reference to her 2016 challenger Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)…..Share on Facebook
Gingrich was the architect of the “Contract with America.” He led Republicans to the first congressional majority in 40 years. His speakership was not without faults, but Gingrich has matured. At 72, he is literally an elder statesman of the party and still one of its most gifted communicators.Share on Facebook
Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) on Tuesday formally announced he was running to succeed McCarthy. His only challenger so far is House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-Ga.).
In an interview with The Hill, Price downplayed the Gowdy talk, saying, “I’m not running against anybody at all……Share on Facebook
KY-Gov: Well, this is just absolutely nuts. With barely a month to go until Election Day, the Associated Press reports that the Republican Governors Association has stopped airing ads on behalf of businessman Matt Bevin—who is, you know, the Republican nominee in what’s supposed to be a hotly competitive race down in Kentucky…..Share on Facebook
….the deal-cutting Schumer, who faces questions from the party’s liberal wing about what kind of leader he would be, is brushing off any concerns about working with Portman and Ryan. Schumer said he can always walk away from the talks if it’s not a good deal for his side…..Share on Facebook
On Monday night, Cruz’s colleagues ignored his attempt to disrupt Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s efforts to fund the government without attacking Planned Parenthood. In an unusual rebuke, even fellow Republicans denied him a “sufficient second” that would have allowed him a roll call vote.Share on Facebook
The suspense over whether the GOP-led Congress would keep the government open beyond Sept. 30 ended altogether when Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation plans last week. The stunning move ensures that the Ohio Republican would be free to rely on Democrats to pass a clean funding bill without political retribution from his conservative agitators…..Share on Facebook