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GOP (Republican Party)

Cory Gardner: ‘It’s Time the Senate Had a New Generation’
www.weeklystandard.com
Republican Senate candidate Cory Gardner of Colorado has a new TV ad saying the Senate needs a 'new generation--one that's accountable to the next generation.' The 39-year-old congressman says he wants to 'shake up the Senate' but doesn't mention by name his Democratic opponent, first-term senator Mark Udall. [...]
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Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul try to unify Ky. GOP
www.politico.com
Mitch McConnell hasn’t spoken to Matt Bevin since primary night — but he’s convinced that Bevin voters will come home to Team Mitch in November [...]
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Eric Cantor’s tea party opponent in Va. primary may be picking up momentum
www.washingtonpost.com
There was a time when House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) sympathized with the tea party’s frustration with Washington. Now, he’s engaged in open warfare with the GOP’s insurgent wing. [...]
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John Fleming Wants to Block D.C. Pot Decriminalization
blogs.rollcall.com
Republican Rep. John Fleming will introduce a House resolution to block D.C. from decriminalizing possession of small amounts of pot. [...]
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The Starting Gun for Competitive 2014 GOP Primaries
blogs.wsj.com
Primaries in Indiana, North Carolina and Ohio represent the first serious test of which faction holds the balance of power inside the Republican Party. The outcome of these contests will determine whether the pragmatists or the purists hold more sway. [...]
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The Obscure Heroes Behind Congress€’s Great Moment
prospect.org
On Tuesday July 2, 1963, Assistant Attorney General Burke Marshall caught an early morning flight to Dayton, Ohio. Six days before, Marshall's boss, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, had appeared before a House Judiciary Subcommittee to present the newly introduced civil-rights bill that his brother, President John F. Kennedy, had committed himself to enacting during a powerful nationwide television address on June 11. [...]
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A Turning Point on Crony Capitalism?
www.theamericanconservative.com
Sen. Mike Lee and others in the GOP confront the Export-Import bank---and corporate welfare. [...]
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How the GOP Plans to Attack Hillary Clinton
blogs.wsj.com
Heading toward the 2016 presidential race, Republicans hope the State Department will become Hillary Clinton's Bain Capital. [...]
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Sen. Portman Prepares for GOP Senate Takeover
blogs.wsj.com
Sen. Rob Portman's jobs plan gives GOP candidates broad principles to run on in the midterm election, but its greater purpose is to serve as a rough template for what the GOP hopes to do legislatively if the party recaptures the Senate majority this fall. [...]
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The GOP is at war with itself. So why are Republicans poised to win in 2014?
www.motherjones.com
This year's midterm political paradox, explained. [...]
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GOP Women Spotlighted in House Debate Over Obamacare Workweek
blogs.rollcall.com
There are 19 women in the House Republican Conference, and on Thursday, 11 of them came to the chamber floor in support [...]
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What GOP voters crave for 2016: ‘They want a fighter’
www.washingtontimes.com
Observers point out that one reason Hillary Clinton keeps winning all the early bird presidential polls is because Republican candidates have yet to defined themselves for voters in the campaign marketplace. So what the heck do voters want from the Grand Old Party? [...]
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GOP Disagreement Over Debt Ceiling Strategy Could Save the Party in 2014
www.usnews.com
House Republicans struggle to find consensus on how to proceed on the debt ceiling. [...]
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Signs of hope for social conservatives: Is the prodigal GOP coming to its senses? | World Tribune
www.worldtribune.com
Although the GOP’s RINO establishment still controls its legislative reins, I’m mildly encouraged by some recent developments at the Republican National Committee (RNC) level. It seems that under the leadership of Chairman Reince Priebus, the party is moving – at least to some degree – back toward its historical conservative platform moorings. [...]
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A shift from the far right
www.washingtonpost.com
Republicans make a slow retreat on immigration. [...]
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