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Immigration deal signals a GOP surrender on the issue

The Republicans have surrendered on the battle over immigration reform, and that’s actually a sensible move. Ignore the boasts that the immigration deal will include tough border enforcement or that illegals who break the law will be swiftly deported (there’s … Read More

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Obama beats the GOP on budget-battle manure spreading

No side is covering themselves with glory in the current fiscal cliff negotiations, but Republicans are far more honest with their proposal than President Obama is with his. The president is really stinking up negotiations with budget-battle manure.

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Jon Huntsman is still dissing his GOP presidential opponents

Jon Huntsman resurfaces with a vanilla boring interview in the Deseret News (here) The “news” is that he will campaign for fellow Mormon Mitt Romney, since he’s the “best of the options we have” running for president. But outside of the … Read More

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A long Republican race awaits Romney

Rick Santorum’s surprising sweep of two Republican presidential caucuses and one primary recently offers the strong possibility that the Republican presidential nominee may not be decided for several months. That may thrill political junkies, but it’s disconcerting for Republican leaders, … Read More

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Why Republicans are not budging on debt ceiling

There’s a valuable column from MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough today in the Politico (read) Within its critique of hyperbolic media criticism of congressional Republicans, it gets to the heart of why Republicans in Congress are determined to have a showdown with … Read More

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Mitt Romney remains the GOP frontrunner for 2012

Despite the momentum generated from Sarah Palin’s energetic efforts to elect Republicans in the midterm elections, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney remains the Republican Party’s frontrunner for the 2012 presidential nomination. The main reason isn’t so much that Romney leads … Read More

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Republicans will easily gain control of U.S. House; it won't even be close

With less than a fortnight before the 2010 midterms, it’s time to put on my admittedly fallible prognosticator’s hat on. The lead is this: The Republicans, who are currently outpaced in the House by Democrats, 257 to 178, will not … Read More

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