Commentary: Can Republicans Resist Mass Political Suicide, or Can They Take ‘Yes’ For an Answer?

By CHQ Staff   In its blind failure to recognize its dire peril, Capitol Hill’s Republican establishment is beginning to look a lot like the unfortunate souls at Jonestown who “drank the Kool-Aid” and committed mass suicide as the authorities closed in on the cult at its remote compound in…

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Roy Moore Accuses Mitch McConnell of Trying to ‘Subvert the Will of Alabamians’

Roy Moore kicked off Wednesday by taking another shot at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is calling on Mr. Moore to end his Republican bid for the U.S. Senate in Alabama over allegations of sexual misconduct involving minors. The former state chief justice has since made Mr. McConnell a…

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Senate and House Face Off Over Tax Reform

After an embarrassing off-year election in New Jersey and Virginia last Tuesday, the Republican Party now faces the very real possibility that it could stumble on tax reform, perhaps sinking its majorities in the 2018 midterm elections. The Senate Republicans announced on Thursday the latest iteration of the White House…

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Bannon to McConnell: Resign From Senate Leadership

10In the latest battle of the ongoing war between Stephen K. Bannon and the Republican establishment, the former White House chief political strategist called on Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, to step down from the leadership position he has held for nearly two years. The extraordinary suggestion,…

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Commentary: Will Diane Black Go Along With McConnell Again to Raise the Debt Ceiling?

In 2011, Rep. Diane Black voted for the “Budget Control Act of 2011” which automatically increased the debt ceiling by $400 billion to $14.694 trillion and subsequently increased it by another $1.2 trillion via the “McConnell Mechanism.” This provision introduced by Sen. Mitch McConnell allowed Obama to request debt increases…

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FLASHBACK: Media Praised Senate Leader Harry Reid’s ‘Nuclear Option’ in 2013

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The mainstream media were all for the “nuclear option” when it was Democrats doing the nuking. The press showered praise upon the Senate for removing the filibuster for lower-court judicial nominees and executive appointments in 2013 in the effort spearheaded by then-Majority Leader Harry Reid. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow assured her…

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