Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Right Turn Archive: Senate GOP

Interview with Sen. Rob Portman

Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), like freshmen Republican Sens. Pat Toomey, Roy Blunt and Marco Rubio, occupies a cramped, windowless office in the basement of the Dirksen building. The surroundings are hardly luxurious, but Portman -- a former House member, OMB...

By Jennifer Rubin  | February 17, 2011; 9:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Senate GOP  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Rand Paul neo-isolationism widely condemned

During the 2010 campaign I repeatedly raised concerns that Rand Paul, now the Republican senator from Kentucky, was a proponent of a neo-isolationist foreign policy. That concern has now been borne out. In an interview on CNN he proposed cutting...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 28, 2011; 9:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (74)
Categories:  Senate GOP  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Interview with Sen. Jon Kyl

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) is among the Republicans' most vociferous advocates of fiscal sobriety and a strong national defense. He presumably is not on the list of 2012 contenders, but perhaps he should be on the 2012 ticket, or at...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 26, 2011; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Senate GOP  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Reconsidering filibuster reform

I've been admonished by a smart Republican who e-mails me about my opposition to the proposed change in the filibuster rule: I kind of like what the Democrats want to do. The filibuster is entirely a tool of restraint, it...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 5, 2011; 9:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Senate Democrats, Senate GOP  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Is there consensus emerging on filibuster reform?

The filibuster-reform minuet has begun. Democrats have been talking "reform" for a little while -- namely, a three-part proposal from New Mexico Sen. Tom Udall to modify, but not eliminate, the Senate filibuster. But all of the sudden, now that...

By Jennifer Rubin  | January 5, 2011; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Senate Democrats, Senate GOP  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Did the No Labels folks read Arlen Specter's speech?

The No Labels website links to the farewell speech by Sen. Arlen Specter (D/R/D-Pa.). I guess they must search for the word "civility," but next time they should actually read the speech before offering it as a model of public...

By Jennifer Rubin  | December 23, 2010; 10:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Senate Democrats, Senate GOP  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Older Entries in This Category »

Is START stuck?, Jennifer Rubin , December 20, 2010
Harry Reid didn't have the votes, Jennifer Rubin , December 16, 2010
START stopped?, Jennifer Rubin , December 15, 2010
Are you in favor of raising taxes?, Jennifer Rubin , December 15, 2010
Senate tax deal vote wasn't even close, Jennifer Rubin , December 14, 2010
Obama sells out the left: a Republican win on taxes, Jennifer Rubin , December 6, 2010
The tax-cut vote and political realignment, Jennifer Rubin , December 5, 2010
Who's in charge of the Senate?, Jennifer Rubin , December 3, 2010
Mitch McConnell interview, Jennifer Rubin , December 3, 2010
Mitch McConnell ups the ante, Jennifer Rubin , December 1, 2010
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company