It's now time for your regularly-scheduled report on the ongoing collapse of the Republican Party, otherwise known as Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The fallout of Trump's assurance to top Hispanic supporters that he intendedShow More Summary
In recent months, a number of Republicans have distanced themselves from a bombastic Trump campaign.(The party itself appears to be focusing on down-ballot races.) But apart from Presidential maneuvering, one issue is reverberating through every splinter of the GOP - the goal of repealing Dodd-Frank. Show More Summary
A fiercely anti-Donald Trump GOP strategist explained in a new book how the Republican Party can gain millennial and urban support and capture a future presidency after a tumultuous 2016 election cycle concludes. In Evan Siegfried'sShow More Summary
After struggling to find a consistent message and consolidate party support, Donald Trump is honing his attack on Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton and the foundation bearing her family's name in hopes of making it a rallying...Show More Summary
A Republican Georgia state representative warned that if the GOP doesn’t back off of its racial animus and rigid anti-LGBT views, the party will bring about its own “extinction.” The Georgia Voice reported that Macon State Rep. Allen Peake told the Atlanta Journal Constitution on...
Jim Riger Sr., the Republican candidate for Assembly District 24 in downtown Reno, Nevada, is claiming that he was hacked and that is how nude selfies made their way into the email accounts of party leader Kim Bacchus. The “hack” is part of an extortion plot, Riger says, from someone who wants him...
Antiracism activist Tim Wise on the Trump phenomenon's dangerous effect on the future of U.S. politics. The ascendance of Donald Trump over the Republican Party has been met with many questions about racial progress and social justice in the United States. Show More Summary
For years now, the debate within the Republican Party over how to reform the country’s immigration system has pitted more moderate- and business-minded members of the GOP against nativists—most of whom have framed their opposition to...Show More Summary
And now the movement to Dump Trump has come to Oregon. And not just Trump -- but the entire Republican Party. It seems that Jim Huffman, the 2010 GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate (against Sen. Ron Wyden), is calling on his fellow Republicans...Show More Summary
Donald Trump has sent the party far less money than nominee Mitt Romney had by this time four years ago.
Five things to know today Happy Tuesday, and welcome to a special deep-fried edition of Eater Today that's been seasoned with a secret blend of 11 herbs and spices. In today's food news: The Republican Party loves fried chicken; whoShow More Summary
U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during a press availability at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York September 3, 2015. Trump signed a pledge not to run as an independent candidate if he loses the Republican Party nomination, a party official said, despite earlier refusals to rule out a third-party bid. Show More Summary
Hey, Republican Party. African-American voter here. I hear you’ve been looking for me, but you’re sending out such wildly mixed messages that I’m not sure if I should be flattered or furious. Hat No. 2 fits me pretty snugly right now. Here’s why. Your national...
Radical right-wing ideology could be foundation for future Trump/Ailes/Breibart media creation. Time was when one could sum up the connections of Donald J. Trump, Republican Party standard-bearer and King of the Twitterverse, to avowed white supremacists and right-wing white nationalists in a few retweets from the @realDonaldTrump account. Show More Summary
Five years ago in Rolling Stone, Tim Dickinson described Roger Ailes as 'one of the most skilled and fearsome' operatives in the history of the Republican Party. As a political consultant, Ailes repackaged Richard Nixon for television...Show More Summary
The Trump campaign, as has long been obvious, the purest distillation of the contemporary Republican Party, a cycle of grift with no other real purpose: After bragging for a year about how cheaply he was running his campaign, Donald Trump is spending more freely now that other people are contributing ? particularly when the beneficiary is […]
“Donald Trump is teetering on the brink of a historic defeat, but Republican National Committee officials are poised to reward the party’s chairman Reince Priebus with another term,” Politico reports. “Priebus is soliciting support for January’s chairmanship election — leaving [...]
"This is an opportunity, I think, for the Libertarian Party to become a major party."
Angela Aulani Kaaihue has been disowned by her own party for being viciously racist against Japanese people and once bragged in campaign signs that she was "cancer-free"
Weeks after the party conventions, Donald Trump’s deficit in both national and state-level polls shows no sign of abating. While there’s still time for the race to narrow, the current state of the race raises another question: If he’s...Show More Summary