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John McCain and Sarah Palin (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

McCain Censure Example of What Ails the GOP

When Arizona Republicans voted to censure Senator John McCain this weekend, they gave everyone a great example of what is currently wrong with the GOP.

01/26/2014

Sen. Bernie Herpin and Sen. George Rivera (credit: CBS)

2 GOP State Senators Sworn In After Colorado Recalls

Two Republicans were sworn in Thursday to replace the Colorado Senate Democrats they defeated in historic recalls over new gun restrictions.

10/04/2013

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Immigration Bill: Who Needs it More?

If any success is to come from the latest attempt at immigration reform by Congress, it may come down to how desperate House Republicans and President Obama are to see some positive progress before the 2014 election.

07/07/2013

President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), gestures as State of the Union address during a jointhe gives his session of Congress on Capitol Hill on February 12, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Facing a divided Congress, Obama focused his speech on new initiatives designed to stimulate the U.S. economy. (Photo by Charles Dharapak-Pool/Getty Images)

SOTU: Deserving a Vote

President Obama told Congress on Tuesday that many groups, including the victims of the Aurora Movie Theater Shooting, deserve a vote on gun issues from Congress. But there may be ramifications of his demand that he may not have considered.

02/12/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Signs of GOP’s Latino Evolution

Recent moves by Republicans are showing that there is a potential evolution in the party built to attract Latino voters.

02/10/2013

Rep. Mike Coffman (credit: CBS)

Republicans Scramble For The Center On Immigration

Rep. Mike Coffman is one of many Republicans nationwide who have tempered their tone on immigration — if not reversed course completely — after years of tacking right to appeal to grass-roots activists who dominate GOP primaries.

02/08/2013

Colorado's Secretary Of State said he has finalized an agreement on non-citizen illegal voting rights. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The Potential of the Immigration Discussion

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators seems to have begun the discussion of substantive immigration reform. The House GOP Leadership should see this as the golden opportunity it is.

01/27/2013

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Civil Unions: A Lesson in Compromise

This year’s version of the Civil Unions bill should help teach an important lesson about a word that is considered taboo among many Republicans, compromise.

01/24/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

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Many Single Women, A Key Bloc, Are Avoiding GOP

As Republicans dust off their Election Day drubbing last month, their party must confront the reality that the ranks of unmarried women are growing rapidly, and these voters overwhelmingly have backed Democrats for decades.

12/15/2012

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