Posts Tagged ‘ john cornyn ’

GOP keeps mosque flap alive

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Republicans jumped Sunday on President Barack Obama’s defense of a proposed mosque near where the World Trade Center stood before the Sept. 11 attacks, seeking to make his comments a campaign issue for Democrats come November. Democrats meanwhile sought to change the subject. Many appeared uncomfortable with both the timing and the
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GOP says Ariz. ruling will hurt Dems

Jul 29th, 2010 | By politicsnews

Republicans decried a federal judge’s decision Wednesday to block key provisions of Arizona’s new immigration law, saying the ruling highlights the Obama administration’s failure to secure the border and will exacerbate Democratic losses in November. Most Democrats hailed the decision, saying Arizona’s SB 1070 was “un-American and unconstitutional” because it would
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Thune ups his policy game for 2012

Jul 27th, 2010 | By politicsnews

With speculation growing that he’ll join the wide-open 2012 Republican presidential field, South Dakota Sen. John Thune plans to roll out a sweeping proposal Tuesday to remake the congressional budget process. Thune’s budget plan would create a joint House-Senate panel on cutting government spending, call for a line-item veto and mandate
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GOP blues: Little shot at Senate

Jul 21st, 2010 | By politicsnews

The Republican path to a Senate majority runs through a handful of hostile states, most of which are so deep blue that they haven’t sent a member to the upper chamber in more than a decade. Boiled down, the problem is this: The first six or seven seats of the 10
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