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Interview: Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)

Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) is a five-term congressman and former head of a conservative think tank (the Goldwater Institute). He was fiscal hawks' choice for the House Appropriations Committee because of his record on fiscal issues, including opposition to earmarks...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 31, 2011; 10:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Change comes in the form of congressional oversight

For two years, the substance and the ramifications of Obama's legislative agenda went unchallenged by the House and Senate committees responsible for oversight. That is the reality of partisan politics, no matter how we may rail at the abdication of...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 27, 2011; 11:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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A State of the Union response or a 2012 match-up?

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) had the unenviable task of responding to the State of the Union. You can't compete with the president in pomp and setting, and it is absurd to try to match him line by line and program...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 25, 2011; 10:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (56)
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Should he have brought flowers? Nancy says, 'No thanks, Eric.'

I asked the spokesman for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) about reports that Cantor would be sitting with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). To my surprise, he replied, "Minority Leader Pelosi declined Eric's offer, which would have resulted in...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 25, 2011; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Republican freshman: Rep. Kristi Noem

When I spoke to her by phone yesterday afternoon, Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) was still confirming her Democratic "date" for the State of the Union address. However, the new at-large congresswoman from South Dakota is not one to confuse symbolism...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 25, 2011; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Congressional Republican freshman: Rep. Bill Huizenga

Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Mich.) is a freshman, but he's hardly new to Congress. He replaced Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-Mich.), for whom he served as policy director for six years. But it is his experience out of government that makes him...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 20, 2011; 10:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Congressional GOP Freshman: Rep. Todd Rokita, Jennifer Rubin , January 19, 2011
Exploiting the Democratic split on earmarks, Jennifer Rubin , January 6, 2011
Bad news day for Democrats, Jennifer Rubin , January 5, 2011
Speaker Boehner hits a home run, Jennifer Rubin , January 5, 2011
It's a big day, Jennifer Rubin , January 5, 2011
Will GOP chairmen conduct meaningful oversight?, Jennifer Rubin , January 3, 2011
What will 2011 bring?, Jennifer Rubin , December 28, 2010
Why Paul Ryan excites conservatives, Jennifer Rubin , December 17, 2010
Is Mike Pence trying to blow up the tax agreement?, Jennifer Rubin , December 16, 2010
Are you in favor of raising taxes?, Jennifer Rubin , December 15, 2010
Spending bill tests discipline of both parties, Jennifer Rubin , December 14, 2010
Tax deal: purists vs. dealmakers, Jennifer Rubin , December 13, 2010
New foreign affairs player arrives on the scene, Jennifer Rubin , December 10, 2010
Rep. Peter King interview (Part 2), Jennifer Rubin , December 9, 2010
Reaction to the payroll tax holiday, Jennifer Rubin , December 7, 2010
More reaction to the tax deal, Jennifer Rubin , December 7, 2010
Flushing $200,000 down the drain?, Jennifer Rubin , December 3, 2010
Republicans amazed by Democrats' gamesmanship, Jennifer Rubin , December 2, 2010
House Republican leadership: a preview, Jennifer Rubin , December 1, 2010
 
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