The STEM Jobs Act, sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, would increase the number of visas available for students who graduated from American universities with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees by 55,000 a year.[Read More]
Top GOP members are turning to immigration reform as the solution to an image of the party tainted by negative rhetoric toward Latinos that came up this election. Mitt Romney reopened fresh wounds when he said President Barack Obama was reelected because he bribed minority groups with “extraordinary gifts from the government.”[Read More]
Since Feb. 1 the Secret Service has shadowed Romney during rallies, fundraisers and even breaks at the beach. They crammed in elevators with him and guarded his hotel door as he slept at night. Now, after nine months of faithful service, they said goodbye and left him on his own.[Read More]
The new site quickly was taken down but not before Political Wire’s Taegan Goddard snapped a slew more screenshots for posterity.
Check out photos of the transition site here.[Read More]
Tea partiers placed the blame of the “epic election failure of 2012″ squarely on Mitt Romney and the Republican establishment during a press conference at the National Press Club.
“What we got was a weak, moderate candidate hand-picked by the Beltway elites and country club establishment wing of the Republican Party,” Tea Party Patriots national coordinator Jenny Beth Martin said. “The presidential loss is unequivocally on them.”[Read More]
Some were closer than others, though. Here’s a breakdown of which polls were dead on and which ones were duds.[Read More]
Here’s a breakdown of the most expensive campaigns and the top Senate and House spenders who won, or didn’t.[Read More]