He was a Tea Party idol when he ran for Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat—but does anyone want him in New Hampshire?
Senator Paul won CPAC again. Is he also winning the GOP’s debate over war and peace?
After five years, the movement can reinvest in Ted Cruz’s fundraising apparatus or pursue a framework for policy reform.
Freedom of conscience bills aren’t “anti-gay segregation,” but they’re not a good idea either.
The Kentucky senator brings a Jeffersonian program of peace to a party of Jacksonian nationalism.
Here’s why the debate over the CBO report on work decisions and health insurance matters.
The week of the Gipper’s birthday gives occasion to celebrate and rethink his legacy.
Neither Latinos nor conservatives will celebrate the new Republican proposal—so why is the party pushing it?
Rand Paul and others move to repeal the Iraq War’s Authorization for the Use of Military Force—as saber-rattling shifts to Iran.
Is the New Jersey governor a pragmatic reformer or a self-aggrandizing bully?
How the Tarheel legislator became his party’s conscience
Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya, not fanciful comparisons to Munich, show us what’s at stake in diplomacy.
From foreign policy to prison reform, the Kentucky senator is building a base of values voters.
A clash over Iran sets the stage for a struggle between hawks and doves to define the president’s party.
And what John Cornyn’s unserious opposition from the right means for the Tea Party in 2014.
Gingrich to conservative critics: “What would you have done?”
Bob Menendez voted against the war in Iraq—why is he leading the charge on Iran?
Could rapprochement lead to a backlash against noninterventionism in the GOP?
The GOP establishment mounts a confused challenge against one of the party’s most interesting legislators.