Why the GOP is Poised for a Rebound

Romney strategist Stuart Stevens: “In the Democratic dark days after the 2004 election, few realized that the Democratic Party was only one candidate and one presidential election away from a revival that now is touted as dominance. So it can be with Republicans.” “For 2016, the Democrats seem headed toward a fight between Hillary Clinton […]

Changing of the young guard at the Obama White House

Tommy Vietor was the first youthful convert to pack his bags, leave home and sign on to the Barack Obama campaign, joining the Chicago operation before his boss, then running for the Senate, had even given the convention speech by which the rest of Democratic America would discover him. Read more from the original source…

Boehner May Not Have Votes to Replace Sequester

Speaker John Boehner’s “decision to wait on the Senate before taking up a sequester replacement bill may be more tied to his own difficulties getting the votes for one than to a calculated political messaging strategy,” Roll Call reports. Marc Ambinder: Three reasons Obama isn’t leading on the sequester. Read more from the original source…

How Much Will Sequester Hurt?

Washinton Post: “In the long partisan conflict over government spending, the sequester is where the rubber meets the road. Obama is betting Americans will be outraged by the abrupt and substantial cuts to a wide range of government services, from law enforcement to food safety to public schools. And he is hoping they will rise […]