Now that justice has been served in Ferguson Americans can refocus their attention on the real issue at hand. That is that America is on the brink of becoming a
Mitt Romney, the Republican Party’s unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. The former Massachusetts governor would have a slight edge over potential Democratic...
Jeremy Peters writes in the New York Times today that the tea party has morphed from an enraged bunch of economic populists to an enraged bunch of anti-immigration zealots. And by cracky, they want Republicans to crush the tyrant Obama for his immigration insolence and they want them to do it now: Satisfying the conservative base will be difficult. Show More Summary
We have two major parties in the nation now: the Republican Party and the Banana Republic Party, otherwise known as Democrats. The difference between them is over the rule of
Republicans, members of the party which claims to support small government, individual freedom, and states’ rights, once again shows that it doesn’t mean a word of this. The Hill reports on one action planned by Republicans: House Republicans next year will try to block Washington, D.C.’s, newly enacted law legalizing recreational marijuana. Rep. Andy Harris [...]Show More Summary
From his reported comments, it would appear that Sinn Fein’s John O’Dowd, the Northern Ireland Education Minister, has, at best, a flawed “understanding” of his party president’s comments last night – and, hence, a flawed “understanding” of his party’s entire strategy. From the UTV report Mr O’Dowd added that his understanding of Mr Adam’s ‘Trojan more...
The Republican Party has an exciting new health care plan out. Against all odds, it involves throwing millions of people off their health insurance so the affluent get more tax breaks. And most people with pre-existing conditions are out of luck. Oh, and tort reform and plenty of it! It is the Party of Ideas […]
The chairman of the Big Stone County Republican Party has lost his day job after attacking Muslims on his Facebook page. Bob and Sue Kulbeik, owners of Hardware Hank store in Ortonville, said Sunday they fired Jack Whitley for his “inflammatory remarks against Muslims and others.”...
Dear GOP of 2008 and 2012: I thought I'd give you a couple of weeks to savor your progeny's big wins earlier this month before throwing a wet blanket over your victory party in the form of a reminder about your unfulfilled promises from the presidential campaigns of 2008 and 2012. I know '08 and '12 didn't really go the way you wanted. Show More Summary
The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing.
“Republicans in 2014 were the most popular girl at a party no one attended.” These words were penned by a Houston Chronicle columnist named Chris Ladd, who also goes by the screen name “GOPlifer.” And a better summation of this year’s mid-terms we’ve never heard. Well, in all humility, apart from this one: “Every light [...]
Latino voters of both parties blame Congressional Republicans for failing to pass an immigration reform bill
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) needs to stop defending the disastrous 2013 shutdown. The stunt he inspired was, for all but the Kool-Aid drinkers, a low point in recent Republican history. It plunged the party into a slump and allowed the president to divert attention from the looming Obamacare debacle. It was only after the shutdown […]
Julia Azari suspects “strong executive action enjoys more legitimacy when it’s taken by a Republican president than a Democratic one”: Obama’s supporters on the left haven’t really developed a good political story about why governing through enforcement is a good thing. Show More Summary
"I think there will be a political problem for the Republican Party going into 2016 if we don’t define what we are for on the environment," said Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-SC). "I don’t know what the environmental policy of the Republican Party is." The post Republican Senator: GOP Needs To Develop Real Position On Climate Policy appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Democrats grumbled in 2012 that they had won more votes in House races than Republicans had, but still ended up trailing their rivals in the number of seats. That problem for the party hasn't gone away in 2014 -- though it was obscured by the GOP's clear win.
The former chairman of the Hampton, Virginia, Republican Party was arrested Wednesday on charges of impersonating a police officer. A 33-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman in Newport News told police that a man who identified himself as a police officer detained and searched them and then fled the area in an SUV. Show More Summary
Bipartisan Proaction for Jobs, Revenues and Prosperity With control of both the House of Representatives and the Senate it is now incumbent upon the Republican party in conjunction with the President and the Democratic Minority Leaders...Show More Summary
The Idaho Republican Party has hired former U.S. Senator Larry Craig as its financial chair of its executive committee, the Associated Press reports. The news is somewhat surprising, considering Craig was ordered last month to pay the U.S. treasury almost...
The Idaho Republican Party has hired former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig as its financial chair of its executive committee. The party confirmed the hire Wednesday. Craig was arrested in a 2007 sting, accused of soliciting sex in a men's bathroom at the Minneapolis-St. Show More Summary