How Timothy McVeigh’s Ideals Entered the Mainstream Republican presidential candidates gathered last month at the Oklahoma City Cox Conference Center, just a few blocks from the site of what was the Alfred R. Murrah Federal Building. Two decades ago, anti-government militia sympathizer...
Just a quick heads up for Dems who live in LD-23: There are no Dems on the ballot for Assembly in the 23rd, but there are two candidates you can write in: Mary Beth Maciag & Maria Rodriguez They're running against GOP incumbents John DiMaio and Erik Peterson. Show More Summary
Lindsey Graham is running for proxy McCain. — Bob Schooley (@Rschooley) June 1, 2015 No really, I'm sure Lindsey Graham's foreign policy savvy gives him the edge. pic.twitter.com/Ux2zi0LDvy — Bob Schooley (@Rschooley) June 1, 2015 Dave...Show More Summary
We're now seeing the on-rush of what we might call for lack of a better word the "why not" or WTF candidates of the 2016 GOP race. Lindsey Graham's entry into the race makes it basically certain. But it's hard to see how Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum aren't more or less in the same category. Show More Summary
There are nine Republicans officially running for President. Lindsey Graham is one of two who says climate change is real and caused by humans. The post Meet The Only Prominent GOP Presidential Candidate Who Accepts Climate Science appeared first on ThinkProgress.
WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) officially entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday, he also joined an exclusive club: that of GOP candidates who have acknowledged climate change. Graham,Show More Summary
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is one of the many long shot candidates vying for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016. As we've noted before, he...
“I want to be president to defeat the enemies that are trying to kill us,” Graham said in his announcement speech The post Lindsey Graham Adds To GOP Presidential Candidates’ Growing Schism Over Surveillance appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Acting on the time-tested theory of presidential candidacies known as “Why the hell not?”, Senator Lindsey Graham joined the 2016 GOP contest today. And right from the outset, after thanking folks for coming and saying he’s running, Graham got to his candidacy’s central rationale: I want to be president to protect our nation that we […]
Graham will bring the number of declared GOP candidates to eight. Rick Perry will make it nine later this week. Still to declare: Scott Wilson, Bobby Jindal, Chris Christie, Jeb Bush.
“The overwhelming majority of Christian conservatives are upstanding Americans … Surely there is a way for Republican office-seekers to appeal to them without wooing the most extreme.” – Dana Milbank................................................................... Washington Post columnist
Twenty-five days ago I declared Mike Huckabee the one candidate the GOP primary does not need. Since that time I have been reading and collecting material to continue to build my case. The most prominent excoriation of Huckabee isShow More Summary
Former New York Governor George Pataki is one of many GOP presidential candidates against Rand Paul on the NSA, saying he's "putting Americans at risk for a political reason."
Dana Milbank asks the really pertinent Duggar question: why was every GOP candidate fawning over these people to begin with? Rick Santorum no longer digs the Duggars.... Santorum’s response contrasts dramatically with that of another 2016 contender, Mike Huckabee, who enjoyed the Duggars’ support in his 2008 bid but didn’t run in 2012. Show More Summary
Israel is playing a greater role in the Republican presidential race than perhaps ever before. The past year has seen an effective merger between the Republican Party and Israel's right-wing Likud Party. This is particularly explicit...Show More Summary
It's finally official: Roger Ailes, the president of Fox News, will decide which candidates can compete in Republican presidential primaries next year.
With the 2016 presidential race heating up, candidates must be prepared to address tough questions about everything from the economy to health care to foreign policy -- but there's one burning question that's likely to dominate GOP political circles. Show More Summary
Rush Limbaugh said today it's a little frustrating that the establishment's chosen GOP candidate might win because of all the infighting among the conservative candidates.
A Christian rap group that goes by the name We Are Watchmen embraced GOP presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in a brand new rap song "Set It on Fire."