Senate Republican Conference

The Evolution of Senator John Cornyn of Texas

After reading Senator John Cornyn's recent interview with CQ Roll Call conservatives might fairly ask Senator Cornyn “evolved into what?”

Scott Brown for President? Run Scott, Run

Scott Brown is a talented politician. His victory against Martha Coakley was never the fluke Democrats tried to make it out to be. However, the reason Scott Brown is now a former Senator, instead of the full-term senior Senator from Massachusetts is that he violated the first rule of politics: “Dance with the one that brung ya.”

FLASH: Mitch McConnell, Ron Johnson Oppose Conservatives' Effort to Defund Obamacare

Why haven’t establishment Republicans like Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Wisconsin’s Ron Johnson embraced conservatives' efforts to draw that line in the sand and put a united Senate Republican Conference behind the effort to defund Obamacare?

Sen. Repub Conference Splintering?

John Bresnahan and Manu Raju, Politico

Some say McConnell can't keep the R's together. The leadership's ducking of tough votes doesn't help.