Hours before a budget bill vote, House Speaker John Boehner sharply criticized the tea party and outside conservative groups opposed to the legislation, saying they’re seeking to further their own objectives, not those of the Republican Party.
Tag Archives: Chris McDaniel
November 26, 2013
Add State Auditor Stacey Pickering to the list of potential candidates for the U.S. Senate if Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) decides not to seek reelection in 2014. Cochran has held the seat since 1978 and has said he’ll decide by the end of this month whether to seek another six-year term. However, a Cochran spokesman […]
March 29, 2013
Tate Reeves looked like a wizard after his first legislative session as Mississippi lieutenant governor. But the reputation of the Republican leader of the Senate could be in for a radical re-evaluation if a charter school expansion doesn’t make it into law in the closing days of the 2013 session. In 2012, Reeves stiffed the […]