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Republicans shrug off setbacks

WASHINGTON — Top US Republicans put on a brave face this week after a series of surprise setbacks, some suffered at the hands of their own archconservative political shock troops in the “Tea Party.” “We’re in a new era,” House Speaker John Boehner told reporters, shrugging off his woes as…

Congressman Ron Paul booted from conservative group for anti-war views

The conservative group Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) announced Saturday that Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) would be expelled from the group’s National Advisory Board because of his “delusional and disturbing alliance with the fringe Anti-War movement.” “It is a sad day in American history when a one-time conservative-libertarian stalwart has…

Boehner: ‘Not my job’ to correct the birthers

Many Americans believe that President Barack Obama is a Muslim who is also not an US citizen, and House Speaker John Boehner isn’t about to tell them any different. The Speaker told NBC’s David Gregory Sunday that people have a right to their beliefs and it wasn’t his job to…

Boehner: ‘Not my job’ to correct the birthers

Many Americans believe that President Barack Obama is a Muslim who is also not a US citizen, and House Speaker John Boehner isn’t about to correct them. The Speaker told NBC’s David Gregory Sunday that people have a right to their beliefs and it wasn’t his job to tell them…

Republicans find tempest in the Tea Party

WASHINGTON – Top US Republicans put on a brave face this week after a series of surprise setbacks, some suffered at the hands of their own archconservative political shock troops in the Tea Party. “We’re in a new era,” House Speaker John Boehner told reporters, shrugging off his woes as…

McCain: Obama should have seen Egypt revolt coming

President Barack Obama should have known Egypt was going to have a revolution, according to the ranking member of the Armed Services committee. Sen. John McCain told CBS’s Bob Schieffer Sunday that the Obama administration didn’t do enough to support democracy in Egypt as protesters in the country were calling…

McCain: Obama should have seen Egypt revolt coming

President Barack Obama should have known Egypt was going to have a revolution, according to the ranking member of the Armed Services committee. Sen. John McCain told CBS’s Bob Schieffer Sunday that the Obama administration didn’t do enough to support democracy in Egypt as protesters in the country were calling…

Four die in New York stabbing spree

NEW YORK – At least four New Yorkers were killed in a stabbing spree by a man whose rampage left a trail of blood from an immigrant neighborhood to touristy Times Square, police said Sunday. The 23-year-old suspect, Maksim Gelman, was wrestled by police to the floor of a Subway…

Haley Barbour: ‘I’m lobbyist, a politician and a lawyer’

At least one Republican presidential contender isn’t running from his past. Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour was proud of his past as a “lobbyist, a politician and a lawyer” when he was asked about it Sunday. This video is from Fox’s Fox News Sunday, broadcast Feb. 13, 2011. Watch this video…

Ron Paul wins CPAC presidential straw poll

Speaking to conservatives, Paul warns US government ‘in the process of failing’ For the second year running, Texas congressman Ron Paul came out on top among conservative Republicans in a “straw poll” contest to gauge popularity ahead of the 2012 presidential race. Paul, who calls himself a libertarian, is not…

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