Karen Tumulty

Karen Tumulty

Recent Stories By Karen Tumulty:

  • GOP Strategist Ed Gillespie's New Role: Senate Candidate March 23, 2014

    Ed Gillespie has made a name and fortune writing, packaging and peddling the party line. The walls of his new campaign headquarters in a semi-industrial Northern Virginia neighborhood near I-95 are...

  • 2016: Hillary vs. Rand, Marco, Ted, Scott, Paul, and…February 2, 2014

    As Republicans look ahead to the 2016 presidential race, they are hoping to avoid the kind of chaotic and protracted nominating battle that dismayed party elders and damaged the eventual candidacy of...

  • Henry Waxman, 20-Term Democrat, to RetireJanuary 30, 2014

    Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.), one of the most prolific and successful lawmakers of the modern era, has decided to retire at the end of this congressional session. “Forty years have gone by very...

  • Washington in Crisis As Shutdown, Default AwaitSeptember 22, 2013

    With little more than a week to go before a potential government shutdown, Washington feels like a car without a driver on a road without a guardrail. As it hurtles toward the edge, no one —...

  • In Wendy Davis, Dems See a Strong Political Asset June 27, 2013

    Wendy Davis strode onto the floor of the Texas Senate chamber on Tuesday in rouge-red running shoes, and came off it early Wednesday morning as the Democratic Party’s newest star. During...

  • Boehner Blows It with a Plan Destined to FailDecember 23, 2012

    The main thing that has held Republicans together philosophically is the belief in holding down taxes. Not one of them in Congress has voted for a significant increase in more than two decades. Now...

  • Mitt Romney's Unrelenting Road to Tampa August 26, 2012

    Just under a year ago, Mitt Romney was looking at what promised to be a rough evening in Tampa, the same city where he will formally accept his party’s presidential nomination this week. At the time...

  • Gingrich Comes from Behind to Win South Carolina PrimaryJanuary 21, 2012

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (Ga.) won a stunning come-from-behind victory in the South Carolina presidential primary on Saturday, using hard-edged debate performances to vault over former...

  • Romney Squeaks Out a Win in IowaJanuary 4, 2012

    Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney beat former senator Rick Santor¬um (Pa.) in the Iowa caucuses by just eight votes, a sign of a splintered and increasingly fractious field as the GOP...

  • How Gingrich Went from Flameout to FortuneNovember 27, 2011

    Anyone who doesn’t believe in an afterlife must not live in Washington. Rarely, however, has reincarnation been so lucrative as it has for the man who now tops some polls for the 2012 Republican...

  • GOP Candidates' Economic DiscordOctober 26, 2011

    At a moment when the fragility of the economy ranks at the top of American concerns, sharp differences have begun to emerge in how the leading GOP presidential contenders would solve the problem —...

  • Perry Tries to Reboot CampaignOctober 25, 2011

    Welcome to Rick Perry 2.0. The Republican Texas governor is retooling his presidential campaign, shuffling staff and touting a bold but controversial new tax plan, hoping to rebound from a recent...

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