Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Ted Cruz
FCC Vote on Net Neutrality

Open Internet Survives Weird Politics

How net neutrality overcame a Republican blitz in Washington.

March 3, 2015
Scott Walkerr

Republicans Haven’t Quite Worked Out A Foreign Policy Beyond ‘Not Obama’

The GOP’s presidential hopefuls want to have it both ways on foreign policy.

February 16, 2015
Photo: SEIU International via Flickr

5 Policies That Republicans Loved (Until Obama Did, Too)

The easiest way to turn Republicans against an idea is to tell them that Obama is for it.

February 13, 2015

Senator Ted Cruz Falls In Line Ahead Of Another Shutdown Showdown

Ted Cruz is back on board with the GOP’s homeland security shutdown scheme.

February 12, 2015
Ted Cruz

Standoff Continues On Homeland Security; Ted Cruz Denies He’s To Blame

As Ted Cruz shifts the blame, the Department of Homeland Security is inching closer to a shutdown.

February 9, 2015
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

6 Jokes We Should Retire Before The 2016 GOP Primaries Get Going

A guide on how to laugh at the insane upcoming presidential campaign.

February 9, 2015
Texas Senator Ted Cruz (Peter Stevens/Flickr)

Republicans Don’t Really Care About Inequality

They just know they can’t appear not to care.

February 6, 2015
U.S. Capitol

Democrats Block DHS Bill Over Immigration Provisions

Republicans are struggling to find a way forward on immigration.

February 3, 2015
Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY)

A Texas-Sized GOP Race For President

The road to the GOP nomination in 2016 will run through Texas.

January 26, 2015
Florida Senator Marco Rubio addresses CPAC 2014 (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

GOP Senators, And Possible 2016 Rivals, Vie At Koch Brothers Retreat

The 2016 Koch primary is officially underway.

January 26, 2015

Endorse This: Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, and Trump — Oh, My!

Watch highlights of the big Tea Party convention this week in South Carolina (where else?), complete with 2016-ers.

January 23, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: State Of The Union

And this year’s “Implody” award for worst State of the Union response speech goes to…

January 22, 2015
kochs and cruz

Cartoon: The Kochs Have A Mission For Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz is about to find out why the Koch brothers keep paying him.

January 21, 2015
Mitt Romney speaks to fellow Republicans at a dinner during the Republican National Committee's Annual Winter Meeting aboard the USS Midway on January 16, 2015 in San Diego, California (AFP/Sandy Huffaker)

5 Reasons Democrats Should Start Getting Excited About 2016

The White House is playing offense again — and Republicans might be in big trouble.

January 19, 2015
Ted Cruz

Cruz Immigration Crusade Has Republicans Fretting Over Backlash

Some Republicans are rethinking letting Ted Cruz lead their party on immigration reform.

January 15, 2015
Mike Huckabee. Photo via Gage Skidmore via Flickr

Don’t Sleep On Mike Huckabee In 2016

How the religious right’s favorite candidate could win the GOP nomination — or, at least, screw things up for Ted Cruz.

January 5, 2015
US congressional negotiators have finalized a huge spending bill that funds most federal operations through next September, concluding weeks of haggling to avoid a looming government shutdown (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad)

8 Lawmakers To Watch In The 114th Congress

These men and women will play key roles in the 2015 congressional battles.

January 2, 2015
cuba libre

Cuba Diplomacy: Behind Right-Wing Outrage, An Intellectual Void

Republican critics furiously denounce Obama’s Cuba initiative — but they’re devoid of fresh ideas.

December 18, 2014
Flag and capitol

Senate Approves Sarah Saldana As Chief Immigration Enforcer

President Obama scored a big win, thanks to Ted Cruz.

December 16, 2014
Ken Cuccinelli

Who’s Afraid Of Ted Cruz And Ken Cuccinelli?

Why Ted Cruz probably won’t get revenge on those who betrayed him last weekend.

December 16, 2014
US congressional negotiators have finalized a huge spending bill that funds most federal operations through next September, concluding weeks of haggling to avoid a looming government shutdown (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad)

Senate Confirms Obama’s Surgeon General Pick Despite Gun Control Views

Democrats beat the NRA on Monday, with a little help from Ted Cruz.

December 16, 2014
Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz’s Presidential Campaign Plan Is Terrible

Why Cruz’s presidential dreams will never become reality.

December 15, 2014
Elizabeth Warren

Congressional Dealmaking Isn’t Extortion

Is Elizabeth Warren the new Ted Cruz? Not exactly.

December 12, 2014
Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY)

Republicans Should Think Twice About Nominating A ‘True Conservative’ In 2016

A new poll turns Tea Party conventional wisdom on its head.

December 8, 2014
John Boehner

House Votes To Declare Obama’s Immigration Actions ‘Null And Void’

Learn more about the GOP’s “show vote.”

December 4, 2014