First Major Test For GOP House Leadership

    One of the first major tests for the new GOP House leadership will be about committee assignments, especially who will chair the committees. This will be very telling if there is any truth in what Obama said during the campaign about Rs having no new ideas forward and just return to how things were in 2005. Chairing a House committee is one of the most | Read More »


    Satisfied with the results

    Whenever anyone asked me to predict whether Congress would flip, I suggested the House would definitely flip but likely not the Senate.  As we got closer, conservatives were becoming giddy and expecting the Senate would turn over to a slight Republican majority.  Let’s face it: I wished that would have happened, but being a realist I did not truly expect it would happen.  It was | Read More »