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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Conservatives
, "to retain") is a political and social philosophy that promotes retaining traditional social institutions. A person who follows the philosophies of conservatism is referred to as a traditionalist or conservative. - Source: Wikipedia
House Speaker John A. Boehner will run for the position again and is confident in his re-election, saying Monday he's on solid ground with his often-fractious GOP troops.
The Republican Party is delicately measuring the dimensions of the proverbial "big tent," seeking to preserve its principles while plumbing the proper strategies to expand voter appeal among libertarians, disaffected Democrats, conflicted moderates, assorted ethnicities and women, among other groups. Now it's the tea party's turn, and civility appears to be part of the thinking.
Religious conservatives who lost a surprising battle over gay marriage in Indiana this year are placing some of the blame with the state's Republican legislative leaders.
A massive $1.1 trillion spending bill, aimed at funding the government through October and putting to rest the bitter budget battles of last year, is getting generally positive reviews from House Republicans who are eager to avoid another shutdown crisis with elections looming.
Pat Roberts has amassed one of the most conservative records in the Senate, so it was a surprise to many analysts this year when a Republican primary challenger vowed to run to the three-term senator's right.
As America's conservatives regroup following another electoral defeat in the 2012 presidential race, the leadership principles and example of Margaret Thatcher have never been more relevant than they are now.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was strongly favored to win a third term at the helm of Europe's biggest economy as Germans voted in a national election Sunday, but the popular conservative's hopes of governing with center-right allies for another four years were in the balance.
The House has voted to cut nearly $4 billion a year from food stamps, a 5 percent reduction to the nation's main feeding program used by more than 1 in 7 Americans.
Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday continued his call for cutting off funding for President Barack Obama's health care law and told conservative Christians that congressional lawmakers can't be counted on to do it.
Before the Reagan Revolution came the rise of Margaret Thatcher. The improbable story is well told by journalist Charles Moore in "Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to the Falklands."
House Republican leaders powered through a slimmed-down farm bill Thursday, dropping the food stamp program from the measure and leaving the rest of the bill, which maintains the farm subsidies system that props up U.S. agriculture.
Squishy Republicans are the first to insist the party must move leftward any time an election doesn't go their way. Squish is a hard sell in other places, too, as British Prime Minister David Cameron is learning.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal challenged the recent Republican drumbeat decrying bloated government spending and deficits Friday, saying that the conservative movement's "obsession with zeroes" and federal spending only serves to narrow the political discourse to its opponents' turf.
Fresh off his filibuster that captured the hearts of libertarian conservatives, Sen. Rand Paul told attendees Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference that the Republican Party has become "stale" and must return to basic constitutional principles if it wants to ignite a political revolution.
The muted public reaction to President Obama's immigration decision of last week — and Mitt Romney's carefully modulated response to the surprise order — could signal an unexpected shift in what has been one of the country's thorniest political issues.