For a fleeting moment, it seemed like the nightmares of the Bush administration might be behind us. Not anymore...
The Kentucky Republican voted against returning John Boehner, R-Ohio, to the speaker's job and opposed an effort by GOP leaders to avoid a standoff with President Barack Obama over immigration that threatened to shut down the Department...Show More Summary
Press Release; Republican National Committee Today we welcome [insert name of new candidate] as the Republican Party's newest candidate for the GOP presidential nomination. Since our founding in 1854 as America's choice to combat the scourge of slavery, we...
“Republican presidential hopefuls are struggling with how to position themselves on same-sex marriage, an issue that is bedeviling a party hoping to avoid social controversies as the 2016 election approaches,” the Washington Post reports. “Rapidly changing public opinion has forced [...]
A rising tide will lift my yacht. Charles Koch is not a scientist, but he has a mountain of money and a controlling share in the Republican Party so to hell with the scientists. For the record, Koch says this of climate change: "YouShow More Summary
Nobody cares. I see Louisiana governor and ex-somebody Bobby Jindal is still taking to the op-ed pages in a desperate attempt to convince his Republican party to pay attention to him. His latest column is an ode to himself and his great...Show More Summary
Lover of Aquinas. Slayer of demon sheep. Christopher Halloran / Shutterstock According to The Wall Street Journal, on May 4th, Carly Fiorina plans to join the practically thirteen million Republicans who are vying for the party’s presidential nom. Show More Summary
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Glenn Beck today said he received a mysterious phone call from a "high-level" Republican who told him to keep fighting the good fight against the "progressive" Republicans hurting their party.
For liberals, the great mystery of the last few decades is how Republicans usually have won enough votes to control one or both houses of Congress even as the party moves increasingly to the right. As political-science profs Jacob Hacker...Show More Summary
It's one of the hottest tickets in the political world — unless you’re a Republican hoping to win your party’s nomination.
Hillary Clinton is in, and with her announcement the rest of the Democrats considering running for president in 2016 are out. In a manner reminiscent of the Republican Party of old, Democrats have ceded the nomination to Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary
It's one of the hottest tickets in the political world — unless you’re a Republican hoping to win your party’s nomination and the president in office is a Democrat whose record you’re setting out to run against.
There's no question that Hillary Clinton's presidential aspirations—perhaps expectations is the better word—are in serious trouble. Even before this week's bombshells about loosey-goosey relations between Clinton, her family's Global Initiative, and various far-flung autocrats, there was precious little "Hillary Fever" in the air. Show More Summary
Bush, the former governor who guided Rubio's early political career, won Rubio's praise as "one of the biggest, best thinkers in the Republican Party" with an "amazing" depth of knowledge on almost every issue. Barack Obama's star turn...Show More Summary
Steve Kornacki shows how the Republican Party, as represented by its aspiring presidential nominees for the presidency in 2016, is finding itself farther out...
Rubio has been making moves to court a socially liberal faction of his party that represents gay conservatives.
In the U.S., we recognize two main party platforms: Republican and Democrat. Each party packages together specific positions on economic and social issues together into ideologies we call conservative and liberal. The desire for a small government, for example, is lumped with opposition to same sex marriage, while believing in a larger role for government is lumped together […]
WASHINGTON -- The debate over granting President Barack Obama fast-track authority to negotiate and approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is coming to the Republican presidential primary campaign in New Hampshire. Americans...Show More Summary
Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio has been courting the Log Cabin Republicans, a socially liberal faction of his party that represents gay conservatives, and his staff meets them quarterly. Though the Florida senator has stated his opposition to gay marriage, his rhetoric towards gays appears to have shifted. Show More Summary