Newly reelected New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was busy over the weekend explaining that his focus is on running New Jersey and not worrying about running for president in 2016.

Only five of the 11 rural Colorado counties considering secession approved the measure on November 5.

Establishment Republican donors and lawmakers blame the Tea Party and other GOP renegades for recent electoral defeats and the party's decline in popularity.

A closer look at Tuesday's elections reveals the conservative movement alive and well, even if often compromised by establishment Republicans or craftily deceived by liberal Democrats.

Anyone who believed at the beginning of the last government shutdown that Republicans were going to stand on principle to the bitter end hasn’t been paying attention.