Stories tagged: Conservatives
TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 8 A.M.
Conservatives take shots at independent-minded GOP senators
WASHINGTON – Activist groups that want conservative orthodoxy on Capitol Hill have aimed their fire previously at Republicans including House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and his predecessor, John A. Boehner. …
FRIDAY, MARCH 3, 2017
Jennifer Rubin: Conservatives giving up on conservatism
Trump has destroyed the remnants of conservatism and the notion of limited government, which makes it all the more peculiar that House Speaker Paul Ryan would be applauding so wildly.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 11:39 A.M.
White nationalist leader booted from CPAC
One of America’s most prominent white nationalists, Richard Spencer, was kicked out of the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday after conference organizers gave him credentials to attend and then …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 5:33 P.M.
Rep. Raul Labrador’s House caucus seeks to impeach IRS chief
Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, wants to do something that hasn’t happened since 1876: Vote to impeach an appointed official of the executive branch.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016
Michael Gerson: Conservative media bubble about to burst
It is a model that has been good for Rush and Fox, but bad for the GOP. Republicans are now caught in a complicated electoral dynamic. What their base, incited …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 7, 2015, 5:06 P.M.
House conservatives oppose McCarthy, search for alternative
The House’s most hard-edged conservatives are anxious to derail Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s bid to become speaker, but they’re outnumbered and it’s unclear if they can rally behind an alternative. …
SUNDAY, NOV. 2, 2014
Spin Control: Spokane Valley spits centrist bit
Picking up a slightly dated copy of USA Today last week made me wonder if I’d been away from Eastern Washington so long a seismic shift in the body politic …
SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
Labrador carries independence to D.C.
WASHINGTON – While speaking to Latino voters in Boise about a decade ago, Raul Labrador caught the eye of Idaho’s highest-ranking Democrat in the state House of Representatives. The audience …
TUESDAY, OCT. 16, 2012, 7:50 A.M.
Marijuana backers courting conservatives
DENVER — It’s not all hippies backing November’s marijuana legalization votes in Colorado, Oregon and Washington. Appealing to Western individualism and a mistrust of federal government, activists have lined up …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2012
Hal proves civility in political discourse possible
Hal Dixon once told me that we live in different worlds. Different political worlds, surely – Hal is a conservative, and I am not. But Hal, who is the most …
SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2011
Stoking Idaho’s conservative fire
Conservatism is practically a religion in Idaho’s legislative District 3, the district that elected tax-protesting state Rep. Phil Hart four times and this year added two like-minded lawmakers he recruited …