More regressive Republicans contend they won’t behind Boehner for speaker

The fledgling rebellion against electing John Boehner to a third term as House speaker gained momentum over the weekend, as nine conservative Republicans declared they

GOP job on courts to retard Obama

WASHINGTON — As Republicans prepare to

New GOP faces during a helm of 9 House committees

FILE: Sept. 30, 2014: Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (AP)

Republicans remain in charge of the House, but it won't be the same Republicans leading

Long-shot Republican possibilities import spicing adult 2016 race

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The 2016 Republican presidential field could be bigger than any in recent memory – thanks to a

Conservative GOP legislators frustrate governors’ bids to enhance Medicaid

Governors a­cross the political spectrum are hitting a roadblock in their bids to expand Medicaid with federal funds: Republican legislators who adamantly oppose the Affordable Care

Pope Francis drives a crowd between Catholic Church, GOP

Pope Francis is increasingly driving a wedge between conservatives and the Catholic Church.


The magnetic pope has sparked new enthusiasm around the world for the church and has flexed his political

The GOP’s 2016 problem

Washington (CNN) -- The Republican establishment won big during this year's midterm elections, fending off far-right candidates in primary races who might have threatened the party's bid to retake full