Monthly Archives: October 2013

Elephant News Daily Rewind

October 22

Wyoming Primary Heats Up

Liz Cheney is facing a tough primary election, as the Wyoming Republican party and members in Washington are backing longtime Senator Enzi. Cheney, who has never held political office and her only notoriety is being the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, is pointing a lot of fingers as she tries to garner support […]

Elephant News Daily Rewind

A daily rewind of major Republican events.

October 21

Obamacare Debate

After the shutdown, the GOP was blamed for 16 days of the government being closed and sacrificing the debt ceiling in order to one last time thwart Obamacare. Senator Ted Cruz has been demonized, and in a recent poll by CNN Americans want Speaker Boehner out. As the post-media blame calms down, however, the attention […]

October 21

Backlash

In a recent poll taken by CNN/ORC, a majority of Americans think the GOP should not control the House. This is the first time more than 50% have been upset by the Republican majority since they took back seats in 2010. Furthermore, 63% think that Speaker John Boehner should lose his position. Boehner, who originally […]

Christie Steps Back

Governor Chris Christie sent a formal letter today to drop an appeal he sent to the Supreme Court on the ruling of same-sex marriage. He dropped this request this morning and his office issued a statement saying, “Although the Governor strongly disagrees with the Court substituting its judgment for the constitutional process of the elected branches […]

Elephant News Weekly Roundup

A weekly roundup of major Republican events.

A House Divided

Senator McConnell, as Minority Leader in the Senate, was faced with a tough choice during the government shutdown. The Tea Party put pressure on every lawmaker to fight to defund Obamacare, but Moderates were also voicing their concerns on the effects of the shutdown and even more so the effects of a default. In a […]

Bush On Obamacare

Former Governor Jeb Bush told ABC that the GOP should use “self-restraint” when dealing with Obamacare, and that the law will prove in itself that it is flawed. This comment is in response to the negative press the GOP has received after the government shutdown, which has taken attention away from the ACA’s shaky start, […]

GOP Will Prevail

Senator Marco Rubio is amongst Republicans lawmakers who despite the negative media coverage, are insistent that Obamacare will prove that the GOP was fighting for the welfare of Americans. Senator Rubio addressed the negative press over Obamacare, where he told Sean Hannity on Fox News, “We are going to prevail on this issue. It is just […]