WASHINGTON — You don't see this very often: a majority of Senate Republicans voting to make people who buy stuff on the Internet pay state and local sales taxes.
Will the GOP go back to living in the real world?
''The only pledge I'd sign is a pledge to sign no more pledges." That bit of wisdom came from Rep. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican, during his successful run for a U.S. Senate seat. Now a few of his more courageous colleagues are taking the same path and renouncing the politics of purity.
CASPER, Wyo. — A new survey shows that most Wyoming residents favor a tax increase on households earning more than $250,000 a year.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is among the vast majority of House and Senate Republicans who have signed a pledge not to vote for any tax increases. But he said it's a bad idea for lawmakers to make the commitment, even if they agree with the premise.
As a life-long Republican, former Fortune 100 company executive, entrepreneur, Vietnam-era veteran, graduate of the same Ivy League business school that produced Mitt Romney and George Bush, I support many Republican positions.
ooray, Montana Republicans!
The House adjourned for its five-week August break on Friday without passing a controversial farm bill, revealing a widening split between conservative farmers and Republicans opposed to subsidies.
WASHINGTON — We haven’t had the robust democratic debate about the role of government that lies at the heart of America’s budget stalemate. The truth is that most Democrats and Republicans want to avoid such a debate because it would force them into positions that, regardless of ideology, wo…
John Nance “Cactus Jack” Garner was vice president under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He observed that the vice presidency was about as satisfying as “a pitcher of warm spit.”
CHEYENNE — Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson said Wednesday that he fears politicians on both sides of the contentious fight in Washington over whether to raise the national debt limit are losing sight of the most important question: what's best for the United States — not how they can advance t…
WASHINGTON — Just in case you hadn’t noticed, no one has elected Grover Norquist to anything. Still, he looms as a major obstacle to Congress reaching a deficit-reduction agreement needed to raise the federal debt ceiling. Norquist heads Americans for Tax Reform, a conservative group that ha…
One last time: The United States will not solve its monumental problems — which threaten our future as a great nation — without a series of grand bargains between Republicans and Democrats.