Senate Republicans signaled Tuesday afternoon that they may put up a fight if Barack Obama nominates former Nebraska Republican senator Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense.
Asked about Hagel’s 2008 statement that the “Jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people here [in Washington, D.C.],” South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham said Hagel will “have to answer for that comment” if he is nominated.
At an event in Washington, D.C. this evening, Paul Ryan asked Marco Rubio, "Know any good diners in Iowa or New Hampshire?" The reference, of course, is to the first state to hold a primary contest (the Iowa Caucus) and the first to in the nation to hold a primary election (New Hampshire).
Denver With the first Presidential debate of 2012 about to commence, THE WEEKLY STANDARD caught up with Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and asked him his thoughts on the debate. Rubio highlighted how the debate was an opportunity for voters to see and judge Romney directly without the media shaping their perception of the candidate: