We've been listening to the plots of "Never Trump" Republicans to somehow stage a floor fight at their party's upcoming national convention to strip the nomination from the man with the most delegates and give it to, well, anyone else. Show More Summary
The 1972 Republican meeting used political and advertising techniques to sell a candidate and win an election.
George Will is denouncing a GOP that has been ailing for years, but quitting won’t help—an American political party can only be reformed from within.
You might remember on April 1 that this blog "endorsed" Mitt Romney for President. I wrote that post. It was an April Fool's Joke. Really. But now that the Republican Party is set to commit electoral seppuku by nominating the will of...Show More Summary
Jon Lovell, 66, is as typical a Trump voter as any. I ran into him at a Trump victory party in the suburbs of Portland the night of the Oregon Republican primary. Lovell works in construction, is white, older, a Republican, and a Vietnam-era Marine Corps vet. “I do flooring, drywall, renovations,...
For a half century, Republicans pandered to Americans angry about racial integration and other social change – even as GOP elites got rich off the “base” – leading to Donald Trump, the party’s date from hell, says Michael Winship. By…Read more ?
The Republican convention that will likely nominate Donald Trump as the party's presidential candidate is still in the planning stages — and it seems as unpredictable as the candidate himself, according to a Friday report in The NewShow More Summary
For too long, climate change has been a partisan issue in American politics. In spite of the overwhelming scientific data about the role that human beings have played in the warming of the planet, the Republican Party of the United States...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — He can’t do it, Republicans. It’s time for you to admit that Donald Trump is incapable of even pretending to be an acceptable candidate for president. The question is which side of history you want to be on. Are you going to stand with him as the balloons drop on the last night [...]Show More Summary
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has been a frequent critic of Donald Trump during the months since the Manhattan billionaire clinched the Republican Party's nomination. He told Business Insider in a Wednesday interview that he thinks "it's important...Show More Summary
Indiana Governor Mike Pence has been recently hailed as the top contender for vice president on Donald Trump’s embattled GOP ticket. Although there is growing uncertainty within the Republican Party, all signs seem to point to Donald Trump staying as the GOP nominee in November. Show More Summary
Back in April, when Tim Selaty applied for a permit to protest during the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland, he did so imagining himself and legions of Trump-faithful raging against a party that had betrayed them. "We thought the RNC was trying to steal the nomination from Mr. Trump,"...
As a matter of procedural necessity, the effort to convince Republicans to push aside Donald Trump as their presidential nominee begins and ends with an initiative to change party rules that bind most delegates to the primary and caucus results. It will take one-fourth of the convention Rules Committee — ... More »
Will the Republican Party be able to recover from nominating Trump as its 2016 presidential candidate? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Edward Conway, on Quora. Yes, it is possible for the Republican Party to recover from Trump. Show More Summary
Well, you reap what you sow. For all the talk of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s likability problem, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is facing incredible resistance from members of his own political party. A new Fox...Show More Summary
Conflict is coming to a head in both parties ahead of the upcoming Republican and Democratic national conventions, and it’s likely that one of the most explosive disputes there won’t take place among protesters outside the conventional...Show More Summary
Depending on which news source you read, House Republicans' final report in its Benghazi investigation Tuesday either uncovered no new wrongdoing on the part of Hillary Clinton and the State Department, or slammed both parties for inaction...Show More Summary
Paris would have to reconsider its vision of relationship with Washington and encourage a new US leadership, like Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, a member of the French National Front party told Sputnik on Thursday.
Don’t kid yourself: this perennially effective and powerful movement is brimming with seriousity this time: Republicans opposed to Donald Trump are plotting a last-ditch effort to deny him their party’s nomination at the convention in Cleveland. A coalition of delegates, lawyers, rules experts and PACs has formed in what participants say is the most coordinated […]