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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, pauses while speaking during a news conference in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 12, 2013.

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, pauses while speaking during a news conference in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 12, 2013.

Boehner’s ‘Histrionics’ Prelude to Immigration: RedState’s Erickson

Is there a method to John Boehner’s madness — OK, anger — at c0nservative groups criticizing the budget deal he is asking the House to approve today? “You mean the groups that came out and opposed it before they ever...

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Rick Perry, governor of Texas, poses with a delegate at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

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Rick Perry, governor of Texas, poses with a delegate at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

Rick Perry’s Stand: Somewhere

Horned rimmed glasses and cowboy boots. These are simply matters of style. Changing one for the other might also be taken as a changing of style. Knowing where you stand is another thing. And Texas Gov. Rick Perry wasn’t quite...

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Ken Koeppe wears tea bags on his hat during an Americans For Prosperity rally.

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Ken Koeppe wears tea bags on his hat during an Americans For Prosperity rally.

Rove and ‘Fake Conservatives:’ ‘Go Away,’ Bozell Says

A new Karl Rove plan to spend money in Republican primary races has stoked anger among Republicans who think the party needs to track right rather than to the center, Bloomberg News reports. “Their idea of the most electable presidential...

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