Ted Cruz didn’t come quietly into the U.S. Senate. The freshman from Texas feuded with Senator John McCain. He stole the spotlight by chatting with a swarm of reporters when Republican leader Mitch McConnell took to the floor to end the government shutdown. He calls his party’s establishment encrusted and entrenched.
The rocky debut of the insurance exchanges at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health-care law poses risks to his political agenda and the activist role for government that he has championed for his second term.
Evangelical pastors, corporate leaders, elected Republican officials and small-government activists arrive in Washington next week to lobby lawmakers to revamp U.S. immigration policies before year’s end.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour , a potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate, stopped in Barack Obama ’s adopted hometown yesterday to criticize the president’s stewardship of the U.S. economy as he prepared to take his message to Iowa.
Former Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour, urging his party to reach out to minorities, called for changes to U.S. immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for undocumented people.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour , who had been making campaign-style appearances in states crucial to the presidential-selection process, announced yesterday that he wouldn’t seek the White House in 2012.
Former Mississippi Governor and Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that U.S. immigration laws need to be changed and urged his party to reach out to minorities.
Mitt Romney is likely to overcome resistance within his party in the next month and rally Republicans to his presidential candidacy, Haley Barbour, a former Republican National Committee chairman, said.