A Historic Night for GOP Creates a Historic Opportunity for Change

The ingredients were present for a big Republican night. Fundraising was strong, the national mood favored Republicans, President Obama was becoming more unpopular by the day, but most importantly, our candidates were incredible. They were stronger, more positive, more versed in the issues, and inspired more confidence than their Democrat counterparts. Nevertheless, you can’t take…
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A Vote to End the Gridlock in Washington

Take a trip to Washington D.C. and you’re bound to notice the scaffolding that now crisscrosses the U.S. Capitol Dome like a metal spider web, a Halloween decoration that has yet to be taken down. There is no doubt that the Capitol Dome was in dire need of repairs. The 14.1 million pound cast-iron structure…
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Obamacare Victims Deserve Better Than to be Called Liars

Good news everyone! Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says that Obamacare is doing just fabulous and anyone who says differently is either mistaken or a liar. “There’s plenty of horror stories being told [about Obamacare],” Reid said on the Senate floor. “All of them are untrue, but they’re being told all over America.” Reid went…
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Budget Vote-a-Rama Reveals Democrats True Colors

It was late, people were tired, but the Senate trudged on. The budget vote-a-rama began at 4 p.m. and lasted 13 hours, ending just before 5 a.m. on Saturday (well past most senators bed times). A tired-looking Angus King miscalled a voice vote and an even tireder-looking Harry Reid pulled off his glasses and rubbed…
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Democrats Already Searching For Loopholes to Avoid Debt Limit Debate

Well that didn’t take long. Just days after a months-long, hard-fought battle to avert the fiscal cliff, President Obama is already posturing on the next big negotiation: raising the debt limit. “One thing I will not compromise over is whether or not Congress should pay the tab for a bill they’ve already racked up,” Obama…
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Obama’s Needlessly Inflammatory Rhetoric Threatens Fiscal Cliff Progress

President Obama has always attempted to paint himself above the fray. As if he were the embodiment of our better angels, the only man in town willing to set aside partisanship to move America forward. It’s all been a carefully orchestrated mirage. One that has not only undermined his leadership, but now threatens to further…
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Republicans, Not Copy-Cat Democrats, Have the Right Idea on Payroll Tax Cuts

If you’ve spent much time in front of a TV recently, you’ve likely come to the same realization I have – originality is in short supply. If someone has a good idea, you can bet two other channels have tried to shamelessly copy it. I mean are Americans really clamoring for 87 (I couldn’t have…
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