Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV) “became the leading GOP candidate in the 2016 race to succeed retiring Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), the Las Vegas Review Journal reports. “And while Reid won’t be on the ballot, Heck’s official announcement made it clear [...]
On Monday, soon after the New York Times slammed Florida senator Marco Rubio as Cuba's “least favorite son,” the 2016 GOP presidential candidate fired back, accusing reporter Jason Horowitz of using the “Castro regime's propaganda” in his article, which was entitled “Marco Rubio Is Hardly a Hero in Cuba. Show More Summary
The GOP presidential candidate from New Jersey said Rand Paul actions made America “weaker.”
As businesses continue to cut ties to GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump – including NBC, Univision and ESPN – the former Celebrity Apprentice star this afternoon issued another statement, developing his controversial theme about...Show More Summary
YouTube Here we go again with the right wing's favorite theme: the imminent destruction of America. This time it's GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz and raving freakazoid Glenn Beck having a nice friendly little chat about doom and downfall due to the unimaginable horrors of marriage equality and the bloodthirsty liberal...
Last week, amid the corporate fallout from GOP Presidential Candidate Donald Trump's racist remarks about Mexicans, actor America Ferrera penned a widely-shared thank-you letter to Donald Trump. Ferrera's tongue-in-cheek thank you to the bombastic real estate mogul is problematic for a variety of reasons. Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] In the past week, any number of GOP candidates have been vocal in their condemnation of Donald Trump’s “racist” comments about illegal aliens: When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the best,” he said during the announcement. “They’re not sending you, they’re sending people that have lots of problems and […]
(Steven Hayward) Of the entire GOP presidential field, I think the candidate with the best or most substantive grasp of the constitutional defects of the administrative state—the term for our unaccountable “fourth branch” of government that increasingly governs us without our consent—is Ted Cruz. Show More Summary
More fallout for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump over his comments about immigrants from Mexico. This afternoon, ESPN announced it was moving its upcoming ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic from Trump National Golf Club to Pelican Hill...Show More Summary
GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump is dominating the headlines this week in a way most people typically do not want to be seen. Three major sources of income for the multi-billionaire -- Macy's, NBC, and Univision -- are parting ways with him over his controversial remarks about illegal immigrants from Mexico. Show More Summary
Midnight in America.
A nonprofit group launched by allies of Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio has raised $15.8 million to back the Florida senator’s bid for the GOP nomination, the group said Monday.
The antigay GOP presidential candidate babbled his way through an interview question Sunday when challenged about whether same-sex couples can raise happy, healthy kids. read more
Fair Warning: As we enter the 2016 presidential election silly season, what was once the GOP presidential candidates “Clown Car” has now grown into an oversized, overladen, over ripe “Clown Bus” packed with characters trying to attract the voters’ attention by competing to see who can offend the most people the most with their dog [...]Show More Summary
Donald Trump is currently on a roll with the media, getting his name and politics out there like no other candidate has been able to. His numbers are rising and his exposure is huge. GOP higher ups are worried that he'll hurt the GOP brand and that he may spoil the 2016 cycle for them. Show More Summary
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough insists he isn't running for office, but in a post-July 4th rant Monday morning he tore into the GOP field for failing to express enough optimism about the future of America.
Republicans presidential candidates are pushing a simpler, cheaper tax system. "We should make it so that for the majority of Americans, it should take 15 minutes to do your taxes — not days, weeks, or months," New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has said. One of his competitors, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), has called for a tax code "that would allow every American […]
As Republican presidential candidates are courting the Latino vote in 2016, they've been forced to respond to Trump. The post Where The GOP Party Lands On Donald Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Comments appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Two divorces and three marriages seems par for the course if you're Donald Trump, a man who freely admits that he's married to his business. Settled down (maritally speaking) for now, Trump has two sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, and a daughter,...Show More Summary
You can count on it like clockwork in the run-up to a presidential election. A GOP presidential candidate will make a much-publicized declaration that the GOP will shift gears and go all out to court black voters. The candidate will trot out the same shop worn arguments. Show More Summary