Will It Be Goodbye for John Boehner?


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The speaker of the House cannot afford to capitulate to Obama again and raise the debt ceiling.

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Maybe SESTAK is Lying, Not the White House


In every bit of polling I’ve seen this year, anyone trying to appeal to white, middle aged or older Catholic voters (the “religious bitter gunners” of Pennsylvania fame) needs distance from Barack Obama.
Congressman Joe Sestak got a lot of attention for saying that the White House tried to buy him out of the Democrat primary [...]

Thompson and Pataki Won’t Run but GOP Can Still Take Senate


In disappointing news for Republicans, Tommy Thompson and George Pataki have decided against running for Senate in Wisconsin and New York respectively. The latter appears to have turned down the challenge so he can lay the groundwork for a 2012 presidential bid—which shows that Pataki is so out-of-touch with reality that he did his party [...]

The Health Care Battle Will Continue Until At Least 2012


The health care battle isn’t quite over. Many states are going to fight it as unconstitutional, and the GOP is on track to win the Senate in November, as I wrote on February 26. The trend for the Democratic candidates is still downwards and probably can’t be stopped or reversed by November. A Senate and/or House [...]