Republicans

Joe Lhota, John Catsimatidis (credit: Getty Images)

Race For GOP Mayoral Nod Shaping Up As Clash Of Titans — Lhota Vs. Catsimatidis

The race for the Republican nod in the next New York City mayoral election is shaping up as test of the popularity of former mayor Rudy Giuliani and former governor George Pataki.

03/15/2013

Chris Christie Eating A Doughnut on 'The Late Show' (CBS)

Poll Finds Democrats, Republicans Can’t Even Agree About Food

A new survey conducted by Public Policy Polling found that Democrats favor bagels and croissants, while Republicans like doughnuts.

02/28/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

State Senate GOP Calls Proposed Abortion Rights Expansion Extreme

Republicans in the New York State Senate have slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to expand abortion rights as an extreme measure from what they call the radical left.

01/29/2013

Assault Weapons Found In Seaford Home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Senate Dems Acknowledge Tough Road Ahead In Push For Restored Assault Weapons Ban

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who favors the assault weapons ban, expressed skepticism that it would be returned to law.

01/27/2013

House Speaker John Boehner, left, and President Barack Obama (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Willing To Up Threshold For Raising Taxes On Households To $400,000

There were signs Tuesday that a deal to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff” may be in the offing. President Barack Obama blinked on tax hikes and so did House Speaker John Boehner.

12/18/2012

U.S. Capitol - Washington, DC - Dec 18, 2011 (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Political Fight Begins In U.S. Senate Over Superstorm Sandy Aid Package

Democrats in the U.S. Senate on Monday began trying to push the $60.4 billion emergency spending plan for Superstorm Sandy victims through Congress by Christmas.

12/17/2012

Obama (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images); Boehner (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Spending Cuts Remain Major Sticking Point In ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Negotiations

The fact is it won’t be a merry Christmas if there is no deal on the so-called fiscal cliff, because without a compromise tax hikes and across-the-board spending cuts kick in.

12/13/2012

Westchester County Flag

Democrats Walk Out; Westchester Budget Bill Approved Without Them

A scene of chaos erupted in Westchester County this week, as lawmakers passed a budget bill after all but two Democrats walked out of the meeting.

12/08/2012

New York State Senate (credit: CBS 2)

GOP, Independent Democrats Unite For State Senate Majority

Furious Democrats who won a majority of seats in the New York State Senate have called a deal among Republicans and five Democrats to control the chamber a “coup.”

12/04/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

Liberal pundit Rachel Maddow (Photo by Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

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

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.

11/08/2012

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