The CPAC gathering in Washington hosted a Sarah Palin impersonator Friday morning, so why not a Tim Pawlenty imposter in the afternoon?Pawlenty, the previous governor of Minnesota, delivered a speech so bodaciously conservative that some in the audience wondered if they were witnessing the same spea
One of the nation's most widely watched annual political meetings, the Conservative Political Action Conference, is underway in Washington and this year it's drawing attention for a few reasons.First, it's the first meeting since Republicans took control of the House of Representatives with a substa
With the House GOP's passage Wednesday evening of their legislation to repeal the health care law, that chamber's Republican majority has come about as close as it's likely to for the next two years to overturning the new law, at least comprehensively.Sen.
House members may have convened Tuesday to debate a Republican-led, just-for-show effort to repeal last year’s health care overhaul legislation.But many were also watching to see whether the recent massacre in Tucson that left Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords critically wounded would affe
House Republicans on Friday were amid their three-day legislative retreat at Baltimore's Inner Harbor and observers couldn't help but take note of how relatively low-key this year's affair is by comparison with last year's.Politico described some of the main differences:Last year, they opened the do