Right Turn: House Republicans


Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Dems’ dissention

Suddenly the GOP is united and the Democrats are fighting among themselves.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:39 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 Democrats, Democratic Senate, House Republicans, Senate

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/09/2014

GOP gets a break on two more House seats

More bad news for the Democrats on the 2014 ballot.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, House Democrats, House Republicans

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Can the GOP capitalize on the Democrats’ huge turnover?

Obamacare blows Democrats’ chance to take the House

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 elections, House Democrats, House Republicans, Obamacare

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Now it’s the Senate’s turn to be dysfunctional

While the House has gotten its act together, the Senate is now the dysfunctional body.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Democrats 2014, House Republicans, Sen. Harry Reid, Senate

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Dems abandon Obama, House takes first step toward repeal

House of Representatives 1, Obamacare 0

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:54 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Republicans, Obamacare

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Immigration reform outlook

Getting a pill passed is doable, but probably not this year.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Republicans, Immigration reform, John Boehner

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Out of excuses, time for an agenda

Republicans can end the haggling and move forward.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 election, House Republicans, Obamacare, Senate Republicans

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 08:47 AM ET, 10/16/2013

The right wing implodes, the Senate steps up

The right-wing House members blow up their face-saver, leaving the Senate to clean up the mess and prevent default.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, Government shutdown, House Republicans, Senate Republlicans

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Too late?

House Republicans’ last gasp.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:39 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Government shutdown, House Republicans, Speaker of the House John Boehner

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/14/2013

Legislators differ from executives (good ones)

It takes an executive, a good one, to run the country.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP split, Gov. Chris Christie, Government shutdown, House Republicans, House senators

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 10/11/2013

Ted, we hardly knew ya

The shutdown squad meets its end.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Govenrment shutdown, House Republicans

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 09/19/2013

Steady as they go in the House

House leadership is pleased -- so far.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, Government shutdown, House Republicans

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 01/18/2013

House Republicans play it smart on debt ceiling

The GOP has learned its lesson and come up with a smart approach to the debt ceiling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:06 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, debt ceiling, House Republicans

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Ten seminars for the GOP retreat

There is much House Republicans can learn between rounds of golf at their annual retreat.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:12 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Republicans, Obama White House

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 01/08/2013

How to win the debt ceiling fight

Republicans have some smart options for dealing with entitlement reform and the debt ceiling.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:47 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  debt ceiling, entitlement reform, House Republicans

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 12/30/2012

When will Obama decide to make a deal?

The president wants to assign blame, not to make a deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:53 PM ET, 12/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  entitlement reform, Fiscal Cliff, House Republicans

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/21/2012

Plans C, D, E and F

There are no good scenarios for Republicans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fiscal Cliff, House Republicans, Plan B

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 12/04/2012

Does the ‘no' crowd matter?

Sen. Jim DeMint and rightwing bloggers blast the House GOP offer but it may not matter at all.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative media, House Republicans, Sen. Jim DeMint

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Republicans make their fiscal cliff' counteroffer

The GOP's plan includes more net savings than the president's plan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:10 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fiscal Cliff, House Republicans, John Boehner