WASHINGTON – Former governor Rick Perry took his case for the GOP presidential nomination to the nation’s capital Thursday, arguing that it is the Republican Party’s moral and historical duty to court black voters. “For too long, we Republicans have been content to lose the black vote because we found we didn’t need it to win,” he […]
Democrats aren't the only ones looking to make Trump the face of the Republican Party I'll admit I'm a bit flummoxed as to why Fox News has been defending Donald Trump so energetically. Conventional wisdom is that Donald Trump is a raving...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry stepped up to the lectern and paused. The former Texas governor scanned the room, a Thursday luncheon at the National Press Club, and proceeded to delve into a particularly gruesome chapter of his state's history. Show More Summary
I SURE HOPE SO: Philip Klein: Social Conservatives and Libertarians Will Get Married. The Republican Party, broadly speaking, is comprised of many factions that are often at odds with one another. Prominent examples are the battles between the grassroots and the national party establishment and between defense hawks and non-interventionists. Perhaps fiercer than any of […]
By Richard BarryFirst Read wonders if the Republican Party should still be considered the party of big business. Donald Trump vs. Macy's. The battle over the Ex-Im bank. Conservatives decrying the same-sex marriage ruling, immigration reform and normalization of relations with Cuba. Show More Summary
On Thursday, both NBC’s Today and CBS This Morning saw Donald Trump’s presidential bid spelling disaster for the Republican Party in 2016. On Today, correspondent Peter Alexander touted how the “controversy” surrounding Trump’s anti-illegal...Show More Summary
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“For Democrats, Donald Trump amounts to a kind of divine intervention. With the Republican Party on an urgent mission to woo Latino voters, one of its leading presidential candidates has been enmeshed for two weeks in a nasty feud over [...]
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell admits that the Republican Party has run out of legislative options when it comes to fighting gay marriage. Speaking with Kentucky TV station WDRB on Tuesday, McConnell said that the Supreme Court has effectivel… The post Mitch McConnell Admits GOP Is Out of Legislative Options On Gay Marriage: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
The Republican Party is trying to overwhelm the American public by presenting numerous candidates for their presidential nomination. The number is now in the mid-teens and seems to climb higher every day. Soon there may be more candidates than primary voters. The aspirants for the position include senators, ex-senators, governors, ex-governors, doctors, businessmen and a [...]Show More Summary
How can Republicans avoid losing the popular vote in 2016 for the sixth time in seven elections when the party is not only increasingly out of step with public opinion but seems determined to look back and not forward? Polls show widespread support for increasing the minimum wage. The Republican Party is opposed. For a [...]Show More Summary
Step aside, Donald Trump! There's another tough-talking GOP candidate in town now! On Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for president! While the Republican party already has over a dozen candidates running, the New Jersey native has promised to be aggressive in his upcoming campaign. Show More Summary
Chris Christie announced his presidential bid for 2016. If you opened your smart phone, tablet, or computer you’ll see a headline similar to that. It’s a headline that’s not unlike other candidates in the Republican party that have decided to announce their GOP candidacy. Show More Summary
Charlie Cook: “The momentous events of the last week can be interpreted in numerous ways. But one thing has become increasingly clear: The Republican Party needs to change.” “Simply put, Republicans are loaded up in a car, racing toward a [...]
Chris Christie, the Republican Party's latest presidential candidate, is selling himself as the big bold brand who’s not afraid to say what he really thinks. But how can the New Jersey governor run on this real-talk-from-a-loud-jerk platform when Donald Trump has already been performing a wonderf
MSNBC's Ed Schultz used NBC's dumping of Donald Trump today to take shots at the Republican party for not doing nearly as much to condemn Trump's remarks about Mexican immigrant rapists.
Conservatives occasionally argue that civil rights history favors the Republican Party. Reality paints a different kind of picture.
Ben Carson, a renowned neurosurgeon with no experience in the cutthroat world of Washington politics, is riding a surprising wave of support among conservatives that has placed him near the top of contenders for the Republican presidential nominee in 2016.
“The Republican Party of Virginia will choose a presidential candidate in a statewide primary open to all voters on March 1, 2016, also known as Super Tuesday,” the Richmond Times Dispatch reports.
Pushing for a constitutional amendment against same-sex marriage would not only fail, but also hurt the Republican Party, 2016 presidential candidate and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) said Sunday. "You can put it in the [GOP]...Show More Summary