Right Turn: House GOP


Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Immigration reform stumbles on

The process continues in the House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 01/07/2014

What now on unemployment benefits?

The Republicans suggest a deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Unemployment benefits

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Comstock jumps in

State delegate and former Frank Wolf aide will run to replace him.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:48 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, House GOP 2014

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/17/2013

Why Dems root for immigration failure

Liberals root for failure, but the key House figure on immigration reform forges ahead.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Can they make some deals?

There might be a window of opportunity for a very modest deal or two.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:06 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, gop house, GOP Senate

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 10/31/2013

Only a few weeks ago . . .

How quickly things can change.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:31 AM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gop house, GOP Senate, Government shutdown, Obamacare

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Will business buy what House hard-liners are selling?

Unless hard-liners learn to operate in the real world, business leaders and the GOP mainstream have little use for them.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2014, Government shutdown, House GOP, House Republicans

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Did anything positive come out of this?

It’s helped to make clear the divide between staunch conservatives and anti-government right-wingers.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:03 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Government shutdown, House GOP

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/09/2013

Speaking of talking . . .

Republicans want to talk.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, House GOP

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Obamacare and debt ceiling ping-pong

A guide to the budget Kabuki.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:16 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Government shutdown, House GOP, Obamacare, White House

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 09/17/2013

Do defunding Obamacare efforts have GOP support?

The shutdown strategy proponents spark a backlash.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, House GOP, Obamacare

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013

GOP can do better than Obamacare for a fraction of the cost

Republicans have an opening to present an alternative to Obamacare that is better for consumers and a fraction of the cost.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, House GOP, Obamacare

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 09/03/2013

What are GOP leaders doing on Syria?

GOP House and Senate leaders will support the president on Syria, but say the president has to sell the attack himself.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:36 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Sen. Marco Rubio, Senate GOP, Syria

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Conservatives 1, Heritage 0

Heritage gets a comeuppance.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:23 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, House GOP

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Why immigration reform isn't a hopeless cause

House Republicans haven't given up on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 07/28/2013

Where is the "replace" part on Obamacare?

House Republicans should offer their own health-care reform bill.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Obamacare, Rep. Eric Cantor

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Boehner pummels King

The speaker takes down the odious Iowa representative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:09 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/24/2013

House vote on dismantling NSA anti-terror program

A showboating right winger forces a vote to dismantle a successful and legal anti-terror program.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, National Security, Terrorism

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 07/18/2013

A gloating GOP needs an Obamacare alternative

Republicans can't vote merely to repeal or delay parts of Obamacare; they need an alternative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:32 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  heatlhcare, House GOP, Obamacare

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Unraveling Obamacare

House Republicans are ready to force Obamacare-crippling votes that will be ahrd for Democrats to resist.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Indiviudal mandate, Obamacare

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Wheels turning on immigration -- slowly

The House may find itself closer to the Senate on immigration reform than many imagine.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:22 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, immigration

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/11/2013

The dumbest excuse yet

House opponents of immigration reform are running out of excuses.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Immigration reform grinds to a crawl

Immigration reform faces a steep uphill climb in the House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Immigration jostling

Immmigration elbowing between House and Senate Republicans suggests a long road to immigration legislation awaits.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:36 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Chain CPI, muzzle Walden

Republican demagogues don't help the party or the country on critical entitlement reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, entitlement reform, House GOP, Social Security

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 01/01/2013

To govern or not?

The House may select the worst of all economic and political worlds.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:27 PM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fiscal Cliff, House GOP, Speaker of the House Boehner