| Dec 6, 2014
| 7:27 PM
The job comes with a daunting list of challenges, requires constant fundraising and is a lightning rod for criticism.
And it doesn't pay a salary.
Yet plenty of people want to become the next chairman of the Broward Republican Party — a post...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Throughout Connecticut's hotly contested race for governor, Republican Tom Foley repeatedly pledged to engage black and Latino voters in the state's largest cities.
"As governor, I’ll have no higher priority than making our cities great again.&...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
WASHINGTON Since Kirby Wilbur quit as chairman of the Washington state Republican Party last year, he's held a job that would seem a tricky balance: training objective journalists at an overtly partisan organization.
Wilbur is executive director of the...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:21 AM
While Larry Hogan triumphed in the Maryland governor's race, his fellow Republicans won legislative and the county council seats in Dundalk for the first time in decades, completing a dramatic partisan shift in one of the state's once reliably...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:22 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Children's advocates in Florida are hoping that momentum for investment in early education at the national level will spark interest in changes to preschool funding and policy in the state as well.
The week after Republicans swept...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:20 PM
The furor over President Barack Obama's executive action shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation poses hazards for him, including legislative complications, a possible legal challenge and a public backlash.
The risks for...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Ben Carson had a modest plan in mind last year when he retired from Johns Hopkins Hospital after a celebrated, decades-long career in neurosurgery: He wanted to improve his golf game and learn to play the organ.
But the 63-year-old has been too busy...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The thrashing that voters administered to the Democrats in the midterm congressional elections confirmed the old admonition Harry Truman kept on his White House desk: "The buck stops here."
The Republicans widened their hold on the House...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Here we go again. Big election defeats inevitably are followed by major rounds of tooth-gnashing, shirt-rending, soul-searching, finger-pointing, self-flagellating and circular-firing-squad shooting.
Now it's the Democrats' turn. Again.
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:50 AM
The Bush Doctrine is on the verge of making a comeback.
As Jeb Bush weighs a presidential bid, the former Florida governor on Tuesday laid out his foreign policy precepts, which closely mirror that of his brother, former President George W. Bush.
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:35 PM
AUSTIN, Texas On Wednesday, Greg Abbott, Texas' attorney general, is expected to announce that for the 31st time he will be suing the Obama administration on behalf of his state, this time trying to block the president's executive order on immigration. On...