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
In 2012, then-Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) took a winnable Senate race and turned it into a debacle for the whole party. His comments on rape were front and center at the Democratic National Convention. One news cycle after another was devoted to his ignorant remarks. He lived up to the cartoon portrait of a clueless […]
Governor becomes 14th Republican to enter race for the party's nomination with no clear frontrunner for 2016 campaign.
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
Peter Beinart, The Atlantic: After Mitt Romney's defeat in 2012, the Republican National Committee published an autopsy. "When it comes to social issues," the autopsy declared, "the Party must in fact and deed be inclusive and welcoming. Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is today's entrant into the ever-expanding Republican field to be the party's 2016 nominee for the White House. He's the 14th official major GOP candidate. Click image to watch Chris Christie's announcement that he's seeking the 2016 GOP nomination for president. Show More Summary
[...] many Republicans say it amounts to corporate welfare and the federal government interfering in the private sector. GOP leaders — under pressure from tea party-backed conservatives and the party's leading presidential candidates — chose to let the bank's charter expire rather than try to renew it ahead of Tuesday's deadline.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is the latest Republican to announce he is running for president. He joins an already overcrowded field of candidates seeking their party's nomination. But Christie stands out because an overwhelming majority of his own state's registered voters disapproves of his performance in office. Show More Summary
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) on Tuesday is expected to become the 14th major Republican candidate to seek the party's nomination for president. Christie is scheduled to launch his campaign at his old high school in Livingston, New Jersey, at an 11 a.m. Show More Summary
Ted Cruz has decided that the Supreme Court's marriage ruling only applies to the four states involved in the case. Via Politico: “Those who are not parties to the suit are not bound by it,” the Texas Republican told NPR News’ Steve Inskeep in an interview published on Monday. 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
It’s likely that most NewsBusters readers are familiar with the grimly humorous saying “the beatings will continue until morale improves.” Last Friday, UCLA professor of public policy Mark Kleiman opined in so many words that the Republican...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- California Republicans were thrilled to see Arizona Republicans lose at the Supreme Court on Monday, serving as a reminder that gerrymandering is perpetrated by both major political parties. "I am glad that the decadesShow More Summary
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.
EPA power plant rule set back, death penalty drugs upheld. Republicans lost two partisan cases on the last day of the Supreme Court’s term that will stop the GOP from gaming elections to keep their party in political office. The Court...Show More Summary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is the latest Republican to announce he is running for president. He joins an already overcrowded field of candidates seeking their party's nomination. But Christie stands out because an overwhelming...Show More Summary
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.
After a momentous week of American politics, Republicans are struggling to adapt to a changing America, but the Supreme Court rulings offer the party an opportunity to leave some baggage behind before next year’s election. Already a fault-line is emerging within the party on whether to fight for or drop a federal Constitutional amendment to…