Subscribe to our Email Newsletter

Follow us on Twitter!


Have any comments?

Charlie Cook: Midterm Elections Could Be Poised for a Wave. But Which Party Would Stay Afloat?

Byron York: Are Republicans too divided to have a civil war?

Charlie Cook: Both Parties Need to Keep an Eye on Older Voters for 2014 Elections

Byron York: Are Republicans already dissatisfied with their 2016 field?

Politico: The incredibly shrunken 2014 battlefield

NatJ: Why Republicans Think They've Got the Math for a Senate Majority

Roll Call: The Senate Majority Fight in Post-Schweitzer World



July 31, 2013


WSJ: Tea-Party Followers Give Boehner a Thumbs-Up
NatJ: Has The Tea Party Peaked?

WaPo/Dana Milbank: The GOP’s shutdown showdown
Commentary/Peter Wehner: GOP Threat to Shut Down the Government Is a Terrible Idea
Hill: Corker: GOP shutdown threat a ‘silly effort’

NYT: Obama Proposes Deal Over Taxes and Jobs
WaPo: Obama’s plan to link corporate tax reform, jobs spending is quickly rejected by GOP
TPM: McConnell Rejects Obama’s ‘Further Left’ Grand Bargain
WSJ: Obama's 'Grand Bargain' With Obama

Hill: Senate confirms all five NLRB members
Fox: Senate confirms all NLRB nominees after agreement

WaPo: Conservative plan to defund Obamacare puts McConnell in tough spot
Examiner: John Thune to GOP: Feud could derail effort to defund Obamacare
HE: Defunding: the Framers’ remedy for presidential lawlessness
WSJ: Scott Gottlieb: How ObamaCare Hurts Patients
WTimes: Tea party asks its grass roots to help kill health care law

WTimes: Immigration officers union says agency can’t handle legalization
Dick Morris: Be united on border security

NYT: House Plan on Food Stamps Would Cut 5 Million From Program

WTimes: House GOP accuses IRS of obstructing investigation into abuse of power
Fox: House panel accuses IRS's Werfel of stonewalling probe

NYT: Lonely Bipartisan Push to Overhaul Tax Code Finally Gets Noticed

WSJ: ‘Ready for Hillary’ Raises $1 Million in June
Rush Limbaugh: Don't Buy the Inevitability of Mrs. Clinton

James Taranto: Hypocrisy and Hypergamy: Behind the Huma-Hillary double standard


NatJ: He Beat Allen West and All He Got Was the Most Boring Job In Congress


Politico: Dave Camp weighing Michigan Senate bid

Detroit News: Snyder's approval rating gets boost from bankruptcy, Medicaid decisions


Human Events: How Ken Cuccinelli can win in Virginia
Daily Caller: Virginia lawmakers pressure McAuliffe over GreenTech scandal

WaPo: McDonnell says he will return other gifts


Roll Call: Maine Republicans Elect New Chairman


NYT: Weiner Aide Lashes Out at Former Intern


Fox: San Diego City Council to sue Filner over costs from sexual harassment lawsuit


NatJ: Ted Cruz Wants YOU (To Help Get Rid of Obamacare)


Daily Caller: Former Louisiana Democrat: Democratic Party moving too far left [video]


Fox: Top Illinois lawmakers sue Gov. Quinn over pay freeze


WSJ: Benno Schmidt: Mitch Daniels's Gift to Academic Freedom


NatJ: Know What It Means To Be ‘On the Flagpole’?


WaPo: Rand Paul is not his father's breed of Republican
Politico: Rand Paul calls Chris Christie ‘King of Bacon’


WaPo: Why Chris Christie is a top-tier 2016 candidate -- in 91 seconds
WaPo: Jen Rubin: Christie flattens Rand Paul


Roll Call: EMILY’s List President Won’t Run for Senate



July 30, 2013


WSJ: Obama Economic Proposals Face Long Odds in Congress

Examiner: GOP admits public may not back their threat to shut down the government

NYT: Big-Name G.O.P. Donors Urge Members of Congress to Back Immigration Overhaul
WTimes: Harry Reid stops Senate immigration bill at House border; deal loses momentum
NatJ: Inside Boehner's Strategy to Slow Walk Immigration to the Finish Line
Michael Gerson: The GOP divide on immigration

WaPo: House Republicans reveal new IRS targeting ‘allegations’

WaPo: James Comey confirmed as FBI director
NYT: Senate Backs F.B.I. Chief and Considers Other Picks
WaPo: Senate confirms Comey after Sen. Paul ends delays over domestic drones

NYT: Editorial: Choosing the Next Fed Leader

NYT: Wrinkle in Health Law Vexes Lawmakers’ Aides

James Taranto: Faces of Poverty?

WSJ: Cities Begin Hiring Again

WaPo: Hillary Clinton trying to shake Anthony Weiner
NYT: A Bet on Clinton: If They Network, She Will Run

Examiner/Byron York: Are Republicans too divided to have a civil war?


Daily Caller: Cuccinelli leads in one poll as McAuliffe scandal mounts
Fox: Virginia taxpayers now owe thousands in legal fees related to McDonnell probe


NatJ: Why Didn't Liz Cheney Run for the Senate in Virginia?


USA Today: Weiner drops to fourth in NYC mayoral poll

NYT: Groups That Are Often at Odds Join Forces to Oppose Spitzer’s Campaign


WTimes: Hispanic win: ‘California can be Republican again’

NYT: A City Invokes Seizure Laws to Save Homes


WaPo: Ted Cruz and the company he keeps


Roll Call: Georgia Senate: Maybe, Potentially, Possibly … but Not Yet


Daily Caller: Is Mitch McConnell’s opponent actually a tax delinquent?



July 29, 2013


WSJ: Grand Bargain Eludes Budget Negotiations
Fox: White House doubles down on vow Obama won't agree to more spending cuts
WTimes: Economy hums along, proves taxing and spending prognosticators wrong

WSJ/Howard Dean: The Affordable Care Act's Rate-Setting Won't Work

NatJ: Rep. Paul Ryan: Immigrants 'Bring Labor to Our Economy So Jobs Can Get Done'
Politico: Immigration bill 2013: Immigration vote may wait until October, Paul Ryan says

Fox: House set to go along with bipartisan Senate deal on student loans
Exam: Congress to clear student loan bill, FBI director but not much else before leaving town

NYT/Ross Douthat: The Politics of Voter ID

Paul Krugman: Stranded by Sprawl

WSJ: Obama's Fed Circus: Democrats put on a spectacle of Wall Street and gender politics

NYT: After Delayed Vote, E.P.A. Gains a Tough Leader to Tackle Climate Change

WaPo: GOP lawmaker chides FEC for two-year delay in creating enforcement manual

WaPo: Hillary Clinton 2016 might look a lot like Barack Obama 2012

Fox: Sen. Paul blasts Gov. Christie over surveillance programs

Fox: Young Republican leaders see need for substantive changes


NYT: Detroit Looks to Health Law to Ease Costs
Daily Caller: George Will: Detroit doesn’t have a fiscal problem, but a ‘cultural collapse’


Examiner: North Carolina GOP has more than a Senate seat riding on the 2014 elections


Fox: Virginia governor's race gains national attention for its fierceness, 2016 implications
WaPo: McAuliffe sends mixed messages in tour of Virginia
Politico: Ken Cuccinelli seeks to turn 2012 script on its head


NYT: Facing a Recall After Supporting Stronger Gun Laws in Colorado


WSJ: Weiner Brushes Off Campaign Manager's Exit


Hill: Unbearable tightness of being Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
Hill: McConnell’s challenger picks up key endorsement from conservative group



July 28, 2013


WTimes: Sen. Cruz: Defund Obamacare before Americans become ‘addicted’ to subsidies
NYT: Obama Intends to Let Health Care Law Prove Critics Wrong by Succeeding

NYT: G.O.P. Senators See an Upside in a Problematic Issue: Abortion

NYT: Obama Says Income Gap Is Fraying U.S. Social Fabric

NYT: Obama Says He’ll Evaluate Pipeline Project Depending on Pollution

WaPo: Romney: Doubts, then confidence and defeat


Detroit News: Michigan AG sides with pensioners in Detroit bankruptcy case
Detroit FP: MI AG to defend public pensions, state constitution in Detroit bankruptcy filing


WaPo: Va. first lady McDonnell spent thousands from husband’s PAC on clothes, other items


NYT: Weiner’s Campaign Manager Quits After Latest Revelations
Fox: Weiner's campaign manager reportedly quits amid shrinking poll numbers

WTimes: Eliot Spitzer’s wife, Silda, to divorce him after election: report


NYT: How Ted Cruz Is Not Running for President


Roll Call: Alabama Special Election Scheduled


Roll Call: Freshman Republican Holds the Keys in Montana



July 27, 2013


WSJ: Obama, House GOP Gear Up for Fall Budget Battle
WSJ: Dueling Bills Show Divide Over Budget

NYT: Editorial: The War Over Health Care Exchanges

WSJ: Summers Faces Hit on Potential Fed Nod Over His Wall Street Ties
NYT: Quiet Rivalry Over the Next Fed Leader Comes Out of the Shadows
NYT: Fed Chairman’s Departure Casts a New Light on the Bush Legacy

WSJ: Michele Bachmann, Three Others Are Targets of House Ethics Probe
NatJ: House Panel Announces Probes of 4 Lawmakers, Including Member of GOP Leadership


WSJ: North Carolina Ends Pay Boosts for Teacher Master's Degrees


Fox: Proposed new state in northern Colorado gains traction


NYT: Ethics Panel Advancing Inquiry Into Illinois Republican


WTimes: Rand Paul to Chris Christie: You need to talk to more real Americans


NYT: Christie Assails Libertarian Shift on National Security by Some in the G.O.P.



July 26, 2013


WaPo: White House hardens stance on budget cuts ahead of showdown with Republicans

WSJ: Obama Accuses GOP of Undermining His Proposals for Middle Class
NatJ: John Boehner Is About to Get Much More Aggressive

WaPo: Justice Department to challenge states’ voting rights laws

WTimes: Alejandro Mayorkas gets DHS confirmation hearing despite accusations

Charlie Cook: So Much for Immigration Reform

Govs. Jindal & Walker: Unworkable ObamaCare
Paul Krugman: Republican Health Care Panic
Hill: Movement to defund ObamaCare grows

WSJ: Some Senate Democrats to Obama: Pick Yellen for Fed Chief
NYT: In Tug of War Over New Fed Leader, Some Gender Undertones

James Taranto: Losing the Plot: Why coverage of Obama is so boring

Peggy Noonan: Fortress IRS: Agency stonewalling

Charles Lane: The showdown over Freddie and Fannie profits

NYT: Roberts’s Picks Reshaping Secret Surveillance Court


NYT: Labor Leaders Seek Government Aid for Detroit
Daily Caller: In Detroit, racial rhetoric concealed corruption
Charles Krauthammer: Krauthammer: Stein’s law and the fall of Detroit


Daily Caller: McAuliffe: Why am I emailing you about sodomy?


Ex: Scott Walker shuttles to Iowa and other battleground states to ignite bid for presidency


WTimes: Colorado recalls to be held under new election law


WSJ: Colleagues Criticize GOP Lawmaker's Immigration Remarks
Fox: Boehner clashes with fellow GOP Rep. King over controversial immigration remarks


Fox: Weiner admits to more online relationships, as new poll shows support falling
NYT: Weiner Admits to More Lewd Exchanges but Denies an Addiction
WaPo: Anthony Weiner details how many women
WaPo: Anthony Weiner’s increasing irrelevance
Fox: Huma Abedin faces questions about dual jobs
Hill: Grassley demands answers on Huma Adebin's role at State Department


Fox: California tries to mandate retirement savings for private workers


WSJ: Holder Targets Texas in New Voting-Rights Push
NYT: Holder Wants Texas to Clear Voting Changes With the U.S.
Hill: Texas GOP pans Holder move


Politico: Lamar Alexander under fire on immigration


Ex: After awkward initial rollout, Alison Lundergan Grimes repackages Senate campaign


NYT: Christie Cites 9/11 in Assailing Libertarian Trend in G.O.P.
WaPo: Christie goes after libertarians — hard
Politico: Chris Christie: Rand Paul ‘dangerous’



July 25, 2013


WSJ: Move to Curb NSA Surveillance Program Defeated in House
NYT: House Defeats Effort to Rein In N.S.A. Data Gathering

NatJ: House GOP Strategy: Offer 'Dreamers' Citizenship, Stick It to Democrats

WSJ: Senate Backs Student-Loan Bill

WSJ: Republicans Object to DHS Deputy's Confirmation

Hill: McCain, McConnell heading for spell of rocky relations

WSJ: New Health-Care Law's Success Rests on the Young
NYT: Legacy on Line in Fierce Drive on Health Law

WSJ: Fed Chief Choice Shapes Up as Race Between Summers, Yellen

WSJ: Obama to Name Caroline Kennedy as Japan Envoy

WSJ: The rich have done fine under Obamanomics, not so the middle class
James Taranto: The Politics of Contempt

Ann Coulter: Unsung Black People

Karl Rove: Foreign Policy and the Vision Thing

NYT: Some Democrats Look to Push Party Away From Center


WTimes: McAuliffe is tied to executive of Chinese firm accused of spying
Politico: Citizens United targets ‘Fast Terry’ McAuliffe
Politico: Ken Cuccinelli immigration stand varies with venue
Politico: Race may sway Virginia Medicaid expansion


NYT: Account of Weiner’s Online Exchanges Fits Pattern
WaPo: The best Carlos Danger tweets
Politico: N.Y.C. poll: Anthony Weiner narrowly ahead
Politico: Why Anthony Weiner won’t win

Albany TU: New sex case ends career of Silver aide


Roll Call: The Most Unpredictable Senate Primary of 2014


Roll Call: Landrieu Race Pivotal to Political Futures in Bayou State


Daily Caller: Meet the man who wants to give Dick Durbin a run for his money


WSJ: Conservative Groups Target McConnell in Kentucky Race
USA Today: McConnell gets GOP challenger, and they start swinging
Fox: Political newcomer says he will challenge Sen. McConnell in 2014 election
Politico: Mitch McConnell slams Matt Bevin in Senate race
NYT: Facing Woman in Race, McConnell Sharpens Pitch to Female Voters
WaPo: Why conservative groups are treading carefully in Mitch McConnell’s primary

Politico: Rand Paul in tough spot in 2014 Ky. Senate race



July 24, 2013


NYT: House G.O.P. Sets a New Offensive on Obama Goals

WSJ: Risk of a Budget Impasse Rises Between Obama, GOP
Hill: McConnell tries to tamp Senate GOP revolt over spending levels

WSJ: House Border-Control Bill Gains Backers

James Taranto: Meet William Wilkins: Will the IRS scandal implicate the White House?

NYT: Legacy on Line in Fierce Drive on Health Law
WSJ: Obama's ObamaCare New York Model
NatJ: Poll: Americans Broadly Doubt Obamacare Will Help Them

WSJ: White House Considers Raskin for Treasury Post

WTimes: Energy Department nominee struggled with financial management at NASA

Dick Morris: Fed pursues crony capitalism

WSJ: Approval of Obama, Congress Falls in New Poll
WSJ: WSJ/NBC Poll: Inside Obama’s Low Approval Numbers
McClatchy: Poll: Obama’s job approval plunges; Congress, especially GOP, still unpopular
Byron York: Polls falling, agenda stalling, Obama turns to economy


Fox: Virginia's Governor McDonnell repays Williams' loans, apologizes
WaPo: Va. governor repays $124K in loans, expresses regret for gifts scandal


Roll Call: Nebraska Senate Field Grows


WSJ: Rep. King Creates Furor With Remarks on Immigrants


NYT: Weiner Admits Explicit Texting After House Exit
WSJ: Weiner's New Confession Rocks N.Y. Mayor Race
NYDN: REVEALED: The 22-year-old 'progressive activist'
WSJ: Weiner Apologizes After New Messages Emerge
NYT: Weiner to Stay in Mayor’s Race as New Allegations Emerge
NYT: Editorial: Mr. Weiner and the Elusive Truth


WaPo: Nunn’s Senate bid puts pressure on Georgia Republicans


Politico: Mitch McConnell hosts Senate tea party caucus


WTimes: Records of Christine O’Donnell tax snooping disappear
Hill: O’Donnell stirs pot on 2014 speculation


NYT: New Book Quotes Not-So-Humble Christie on Presidential Thoughts



July 23, 2013


WTimes: Homeland Security: Mounting vacancies to affect immigration laws

WSJ: Conservatives Push to Cut Off Some NSA Funding

WaPo: Panel to vote on bills that target federal workers

WSJ: Obama Previews Jobs Push to Core Supporters
NYT: Obama Seeking to Take Credit and Set Course for Economy

WSJ: For GOP, Heritage Foundation Becomes Handful

Dana Milbank: John McCain, the ‘maverick,’ is back

WaPo: Super PACs already setting pace for 2016 presidential race


NYT: Little Power to Wield for Detroit’s Mayor During Bankruptcy
NYT: Editorial: Getting Detroit Back on Its Feet


NYT: San Diego Mayor Is Sued by a Former Aide
Fox: City employee comes forward with sordid allegations against San Diego mayor


Fox: Democrat Michelle Nunn announces run for Georgia Senate seat
Roll Call: Nunn to Announce Senate Candidacy Tuesday


WSJ: Kentucky Tea Party Groups Deride McConnell
WT: Tea party branches likely to clash in Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell’s re-election bid
WaPo: Harry Reid says Mitch McConnell ‘tried to make love to the tea party’

WTimes: Aide’s resignation heightens Sen. Rand Paul’s war with neocons
Jen Rubin: Rand Paul’s dangerous demagoguery


Fox: Federal judge delays North Dakota abortion law



July 22, 2013


WSJ: Boehner Promises to Tackle Immigration ‘In Chunks’
WSJ: House Panel to Weigh Citizenship for Young Immigrants

Fox: House GOP on health care: For repeal, not replace
WTimes: Obama’s health care law shifts big unions’ political alliances to GOP
WSJ: OpEd: A CEO's-Eye View of ObamaCare

WT: Christine O’Donnell’s case of suspected tax data breach is added to IRS investigation

WSJ/Shelby Steele: The Decline of the Civil-Rights Establishment

NYT: Obama Plans to Unveil His Agenda for Economy

WaPo/Robert Samuelson: Americans are defining prosperity down


WTimes: Wyoming GOP primary race for Senate pits neocons vs. libertarians
Examiner: McCain backs Enzi over Cheney in Wyoming GOP primary


Fox: Snyder shoulders Detroit bankruptcy decision, won't ask for federal help
WaPo: After Detroit bankruptcy filing, city retirees on edge as they face pension cuts
NYT: Cries of Betrayal as Detroit Plans to Cut Pensions
WSJ: Detroit Mayor Doesn't Rule Out Federal Bailout
WSJ: After Detroit, Who's Next?
Paul Krugman: Detroit, the New Greece
Detroit Free Press: Detroit bankruptcy: How fast will it go?
Detroit News: Bankrupt cities offer lessons to Detroit


NatJ: Terry McAuliffe Is a Flip-Flopper--And That's Just Fine with Green Groups
NYT: First Debate in Virginia Governor’s Race Adds Some Drama


NYT: For Five Mayoral Candidates, a Sleepover in City Housing


Roll Call: Another Super PAC Ad Targets Grimes
Roll Call: The Grimes Road Map to Defeat Mitch McConnell


NYT: Republicans in Arizona Are at Odds on Medicaid


to view Archives


Charles Schott: Aftermath!
.....and the challenges ahead

WaPo/Dan Balz: How the Obama campaign won the race for voter data

NatJ: Why Democrats Are Laughing at Republicans' Digital Strategy - And Why They Shouldn't Be

WaPo: GOP’s new tech strategy leads to Silicon Valley in quest to ‘leapfrog’ Democrats

Roll Call: Walden Pledges Improvement for GOP Online Fundraising

Politico: NRCC chief Greg Walden vows to fix polling flaws

National GOP

State GOP
AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DE | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY | PR

State-based Political Blogs List

Republicans Abroad Radio

Jim Miller on Politics
ARRA News Service
The Iowa Republican

Creator's political cartoons

Day-By-Day Cartoon

EGOPNEWS.COM is an independent website and is not affiliated with any candidate, committee or party.

Our mission is to provide information for better-informed Republicans.

We include links to news sources, conservative and otherwise, because we think it is wise to see the full array of mainstream media reportage. Consider the source. We certainly don't endorse a significant portion of what is seen on our site and we present it only to increase your awareness.

Please note that the links we provide may be changed or invalidated by the source, but most have remained valid for years.

(Some people find it helpful to hold down the Control key while clicking on a link - the link will open in a separate window and will remain open in the previous window.)

Please feel free to email us. We welcome your comments and suggestions. If you see any errors, mistakes or omissions let us know. And thank you for viewing EGOPNEWS.COM

Site Meter

(c) 2006-2013