By Andrew P. Napolitano
The president's men trash the Constitution to pursue antagonists
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Utah's Mia Love hasn't exactly announced that she is running for Congress again, but Rep. Jim Matheson isn't taking any chances.
Republican Mayor Mia Love of Saratoga Springs, Utah, said she is "seriously" considering a rematch with Rep. Jim Matheson for the race she lost by only 700 votes in November.
Rep. Allen B. West's concession Tuesday that he lost his bid for re-election means the 113th Congress will open in January with only one black Republican in either chamber — a rough end to a year when the GOP had high hopes for expanding the diversity of its caucus.
Former Sen. Warren B. Rudman, who co-authored a ground-breaking budget balancing law, has died at age 82.
By just about any measure, the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., was a success. Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan got nominated without drowning in a hurricane and without committing any campaign-killing gaffes.
The theme for this year's Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., is "We Did Build That."
Sooner or later, a black Republican woman was bound to run for Congress. It's just that nobody expected her to hail from Utah.
"I think it would be easier than starting from zero," Mrs. Love said. "People didn't know where Saratoga Springs was, let alone who I was."
"We haven't made a formal decision we want to make sure we have enough behind it," she told The Washington Times.