National Republican Congressional Committee Announces Focus on Protecting 11 Incumbents

By: Monday April 22, 2013 12:10 pm

It may be a year and half until the next Congressional election but as far as the major parties are concerned it is never too early to start laying the groundwork for protecting the most vulnerable incumbents.

In a big step to start preparing for the next election National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) re-launched their Patriot Program for 2014. The program is focused on protecting the 11 Republican incumbents who are currently seen as needing the most help next year. They are:

 

GOP Plans to Blame Obama for Sequestration Cuts

By: Monday February 11, 2013 10:45 am

An important sign that the sequestration cuts are likely to take place at the beginning of next month is that members of Congress appear to be spending far more time on trying to assign the blame than on trying to find a way to get rid of them. The Republican leadership wants everyone to believe that the sequestration cuts were President Obama’s idea.

Late Night: GOP’s Latest Embarrassments – Freshman Fundraiser and Sarah Palin

By: Tuesday January 4, 2011 8:00 pm

The Michael Steele trainwreck is a thing of the near past, and his misdeeds are now eclipsed by a double wallop: An expensive fundraiser for GOP freshmen Congress people, and what at least is being speculated on as being a warming towards the LGBT community.

Following the Money from the Campaign Committees

By: Saturday October 2, 2010 5:00 pm

One of the better ways to judge where the people paid to maintain seats in Congress think things are going is by monitoring the campaign spending by the leading political committees. Their judgments are not always correct – the $3 million to Tammy Duckworth in 2006 is a good example – but because candidates often need the outside support, where the money is going, and especially where it’s NOT going, makes a difference.

Follow the Money: Campaign Committees Try to Pick Winners – And Losers

By: Friday October 1, 2010 1:25 pm

One of the better ways to judge where the people paid to maintain seats in Congress think things are going is by monitoring the campaign spending by the leading political committees. Their judgments are not always correct – the $3 million to Tammy Duckworth in 2006 is a good example – but because candidates often need the outside support, where the money is going, and especially where it’s NOT going, makes a difference.

Late Night: GOP Joins in Campfire Rendition of “Those Were The Days”

By: Monday July 19, 2010 8:00 pm

The GOP should just step away from the peyote. George Bush will never be popular. Ever.

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