As California Declines, Texas Embraces Growth

In the future, historians may likely mark the 2010 midterm elections as the end of the California era and the beginning of the Texas one. In one stunning stroke, amid a national conservative tide, California voters essentially ratified a political … Continued

Source: GOP To Sue Over Ballots In Minnesota Governor’s Race

The Republican Party of Minnesota is taking the governor’s race to the state Supreme Court, seeking to shrink the ballot pool in the undecided contest between Democrat Mark Dayton and Republican Tom Emmer before a recount begins after Thanksgiving. A person … Continued

No Early Front-Runner For 2012 GOP Presidential Nomination

Rank-and-file Republicans have no clear favorite for the party’s 2012 presidential nomination when asked to choose among a large field of potential candidates. Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, and Mike Huckabee are essentially tied for the lead, with Newt Gingrich close … Continued

Suit Alleges HuffPo Was Created To ‘Push’ Democratic Agenda

According to a suit filed today, the Huffington Post was originally conceived as a liberal, Democratic site, despite editor Arianna Huffington’s protestations that it’s a politically neutral news outlet. The suit filed today by Peter Daou and James Boyce claims … Continued

Top RNC Aide Quits, Blasts Michael Steele

Republican National Committee political director Gentry Collins resigned from his post Tuesday morning with a stinging indictment of Chairman Michael Steele’s two-year tenure at the committee. In a four-page letter to Steele and the RNC’s executive committee obtained by POLITICO, Collins lays out … Continued

Congress Compared: Why 2011 Won’t Be A Repeat Of 1995

Next year in Washington is not going to be a replay of 1995. The analogy is on everyone’s mind in the capital. Many Republicans worry that President Obama will win the public-relations war against Speaker-to-be John Boehner as handily as Bill … Continued