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Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’...

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban

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The Latest: Georgia’s GOP Gov. Kemp signs early abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the signing of an early abortion ban by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation banning abo...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill Tuesday to outlaw abortion,...
06:36, 05/15/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
01:12, 05/17/2019

Kevin McCarthy signals Republican members can take their own positions on abortion House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly indicated that he was open to differing abortion views within his party, describing the position as a "personal" one....
23:00, 05/25/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constituti...
16:24, 05/15/2019

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. Phil Scott signed the legislation Monday, saying h...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abortion ban was harrassed afterward by a male colleag...
23:24, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in...
01:12, 05/12/2019

Missouri governor expected to sign eight-week abortion ban into law Missouri's Republican governor could sign a law as early as this week banning most abortions in the Midwestern state after the eighth week of pregnancy, part of a wave of restrictions aimed at driving...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many c...
02:48, 05/30/2019

Georgia governor to sign heartbeat abortion ban, joining a U.S. movement Georgia's Republican governor on Tuesday is expected to sign a bill outlawing abortion if a doctor can detect a fetal heartbeat, part of a concerted effort to restrict abortion rights in states across...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Louisiana passed an abortion ban. Its Democratic governor plans to defy his party and sign it. The Louisiana bill, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, is the first of the drumbeat of bans this year to receive the imprimatur of prominent local Democrats....
07:48, 05/30/2019

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within th...
10:00, 05/30/2019

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Sout...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
02:12, 05/30/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Demo...
03:00, 05/30/2019

42 state AGs, elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive ...
04:24, 06/09/2019

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19:36, 05/30/2019

Reds release ’18 All-Star OF Matt Kemp CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds have released injured outfielder Matt Kemp just over four months after acquiring the 2018 All-Star from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cincinnati announced the move Saturday. Kemp...
02:36, 05/05/2019

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
03:48, 05/25/2019

Kemp calls for indicted insurance commissioner to resign ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is calling for the resignation of Georgia’s insurance commissioner after he was indicted on federal charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering that ste...
03:00, 05/16/2019

MLB notebook: Reds release three-time All-Star Kemp The Cincinnati Reds on Saturday released 34-year-old outfielder Matt Kemp, who had been a disappointment since being acquired in an offseason deal from the Los Angeles Dodgers....
09:00, 05/05/2019

Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and pitcher Ervin Santana        ...
08:24, 05/25/2019

Matt Kemp becomes the Mets’ latest veteran option in outfield Yoenis Cespedes won’t be walking through the door at any point this summer to help the Mets, but another former All-Star slugger might have the opportunity. In a low-risk, potential high-reward move, ...
01:12, 05/25/2019

U.S. Auto Sector Outlook Is Softening, Says Analyst John Kemp U.S. motor manufacturing has been a rare bright spot amid a worldwide slowdown in the auto sector and a cooling in the rest of U.S. industry, but there are signs U.S. automakers could now be running.....
09:12, 08/17/2019

AP source: Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana A person familiar with the deal says veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and the New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract        ...
03:24, 05/25/2019

Watch: Astros' Tony Kemp makes diving, flipping catch vs. Pirates The Houston Astros were on the wrong end of a 10-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, but Tony Kemp provided one of the highlights of the game by making a diving and flipping catch during the setback....
14:36, 06/28/2019

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs legislation that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Cincinnati Reds release Matt Kemp, demote Scott Schebler and call up Cody Reed Matt Kemp, an All-Star last year, is released by Cincinnati Reds; he was hitting .200 this season and missed the last 11 games with a broken rib.        ...
01:36, 05/05/2019

Life of a Henchman: Sore Winner Brian Kemp Sics Georgia Ethics Commissioner on Stacey Abrams Do you know what a henchman is? They’re faceless, nameless, losers who do the dirty work for the villain in movies or TV shows. Henchmen are easy to recognize; just look for the endless stream of guys...
17:24, 07/15/2019

Sign Up For The Deadspin Newsletter, Then Sign Up Your Enemies Many people have come up to me—on the street, at a restaurant, in my bathroom—with tears in their eyes, and they’ve asked, “Sir, when is the Deadspin newsletter coming back?” Great news for them: It’s...
21:12, 09/13/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge on a highly emotional, and controversial topic. ...
18:12, 05/16/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights and women’s rights. The fashion statement come...
18:36, 05/29/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also about how the policy could worsen disparities that al...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen in states like New York, and exaggerated the exte...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
03:00, 05/16/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outside statehouses on Tuesday....
19:36, 05/21/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to organizations that either fund abortions or help e...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the grounds that they interfere with doctors' free-speec...
00:36, 06/26/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
15:12, 06/28/2019

A Perfect Republican Self-Own The U.S. Women’s National Team is just two wins away from a second consecutive World Cup and are playing in a semifinal this afternoon against England. Naturally, brands of all kinds are trying to glo...
23:12, 07/02/2019

Who Are Trump’s Republican Challengers? Joe Walsh, a former congressman, and Bill Weld, a former governor, are long-shot Republican candidates running against President Trump. We look at their political résumés and their strategies for winn...
04:48, 09/07/2019

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjoy....
02:48, 07/12/2019

The Republican Party Isn't Built for You Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s Wednesday night praise of Elizabeth Warren’s brand of economics has sparked a debate about what the Republican Party would look like, and more importantly how well it w...
00:36, 06/08/2019

All of Joe Biden's Republican Friends Are Dead Joe Biden’s campaign message thus far has essentially been an extended #TBT: An Instagram-filtered remembrance of Better Times, when things actually sucked a lot but white people who made more than th...
21:24, 05/22/2019

'I don't believe there will be a deal' between US and China, says Republican senator A U.S.-China trade deal is highly unlikely and there is "no way" Huawei will be allowed to sell into the U.S. market, a Republican Senator told CNBC Tuesday....
10:12, 07/02/2019

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and sup...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
02:36, 06/21/2019

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge the president for the Republican Party’s 2020 nomi...
12:12, 08/26/2019

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Try to Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge the president for the Republican Party’s 2020 nomi...
18:36, 08/25/2019

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will n...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Gov. Bevin Marks Republican Primary Win (LEX 18/AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has cleared his first hurdle toward a second term, defeating three challengers to win the Republican nomination. Bevin beat three Republican challengers in...
02:48, 05/22/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against members of their own party. Republican Sen. Richar...
03:36, 05/11/2019

Republican Gerrymander Whiz Had Wider Influence Than Was Known Tens of thousands of maps and documents kept on computer files by the Republican redistricting expert Thomas B. Hofeller show his work on a broad range of projects nationwide....
11:24, 09/10/2019

Republican Senator Isakson resigning at end of 2019 Republican Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia said on Wednesday he will leave the Senate at the end of 2019, citing his struggles with Parkinson's disease and other medical issues....
19:00, 08/28/2019

Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation’s leading tobacco producers, said Monday he was introducing legislation to raise...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits the Republican Party Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress who has called for the impeachment of President Trump, announced Thursday that he is leaving the GOP. “Today, I am declaring my indepe...
16:36, 07/04/2019

Rep. Will Hurd says he’s retiring to diversify the Republican Party WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, said he’s retiring from Congress to work toward diversifying the party. “I’m interested in helping other c...
21:36, 08/04/2019

Republican Candidates Encourage Voters To Show Up LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Republicans candidates running against Governor Matt Bevin made the final push Monday to get voters to give them a chance. Republican Representative Robert Goforth hande...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its o...
18:24, 06/03/2019

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren Just Joined a Longtime Republican Cause Republicans have long sought to scrap the U.S. Department of Commerce. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, longtime Rep. Ron Paul and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have all called for cu...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I assumed—reasonably, given his long, long history o...
01:12, 07/17/2019

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully...
17:24, 08/22/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to his plans....
21:48, 06/20/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the primary for the upcoming gubernatorial race. Politi...
02:24, 05/15/2019

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was t...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Another Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek other offices....
19:12, 09/05/2019

Republican Senator Ernst 'unlikely' to back Moore for Fed U.S. Republican Senator Joni Ernst on Tuesday said she was "very unlikely" to back fellow Republican President Donald Trump's pick for a seat on the U.S. central bank, according to a CNN reporter on T...
21:48, 04/30/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final pas...
22:36, 05/28/2019

Ex-Republican Fed Up With Trump Got Him To Stand Before Fake Seal The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election - it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a proud Republican. He voted for George W. Bush twice....
05:12, 07/26/2019

This Is How Trump Responds When a Republican Jumps Ship Yesterday, Rep. Justin Amash made headlines when he became the first Republican lawmaker to turn on President Donald Trump by acknowledging that the president’s conduct is impeachable, based on a clos...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Fifth Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek other offices....
00:00, 09/05/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party&#...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Republican Jamaican immigrant is latest to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Corte...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
23:48, 05/31/2019

Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors This campaign season has already been so long that it’s sort of hard to believe we still haven’t even hit the first round of Democratic presidential debates. If you believe the word of New York superm...
01:00, 06/19/2019

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge-fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he supports eliminating a feature of the tax code know...
19:00, 07/31/2019

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
21:48, 08/02/2019

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingly diverse demographic coalition, and the other an ...
18:36, 06/27/2019

The media needs to stop getting the Republican tax cuts wrong With the 2020 election campaign heating up, the Republican tax cuts enacted in 2017 will be a major topic of debate. Most Republicans defend the tax cuts, while most Democrats want to repeal them. The...
20:48, 06/27/2019

Representative Jim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin, Republican Mainstay, Is Set to Retire The announcement adds to what appears to be a growing exodus of House Republicans that promises to change the character of the chamber, regardless of whether the party wins back control....
03:12, 09/05/2019

Marchant becomes latest Texas Republican to retire from Congress Rep. Kenny Marchant announced Monday he will not seek reelection next year, adding another member to the rapidly growing House GOP retirement list and opening a newly competitive Dallas-area seat.“It...
02:48, 08/06/2019

Texas Republican Rep. Pete Olson announces he won’t run for reelection “It’s time for me to take my own advice and be a more consistent presence to help our family,” said Olson, who narrowly won last year in a district that has grown more Democratic....
02:00, 07/26/2019

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republica...
18:24, 08/06/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues in his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary...
04:48, 07/17/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. will not impose tariffs on Mexico Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, predicted on Wednesday that the United States and Mexico would strike a deal to avert tariffs President Donald Trump has t...
18:12, 06/05/2019

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideological divide in this country and endangers the physica...
02:36, 08/02/2019

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19...
20:48, 05/28/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico nex...
02:24, 06/05/2019

Another Arizona Republican Is Worried About Immigrants 'Flooding' America On July 15, Arizona state senator Sylvia Allen was supposed to be commemorating the Mormon political pioneers of Arizona. Instead, Allen gave a 25-minute speech that included her alarm at the declinin...
05:48, 07/29/2019

Republican Joe Walsh touts himself as Trump alternative for 2020 Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh says he plans to use his two years of experience in Congress to show Republican voters that there's an alternative to President Donald Trump in the 2020 election....
17:48, 08/28/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
16:24, 05/29/2019

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in Ohio who blamed “homosexual marriage” and “recreati...
00:48, 08/07/2019

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Rep. Doug Collins leads Republican charge against Mueller Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee who has been one of President Donald Trump's staunchest Hill allies amid Democrats' oversight efforts, led the GOP charge against...
05:12, 07/25/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Dissident republican threat ‘could slow police responses’ Warning follows attempt on Friday to murder police officers responding to a call in ArmaghThe threat of being ambushed by dissident republicans in Northern Ireland could slow the police response to ca...
00:12, 07/29/2019

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to i...
19:48, 05/30/2019

In Republican-Leaning Districts, Lawmakers Shy Away From Broaching Impeachment A key group of lawmakers in Republican-leaning districts are staying cautious, and many of their constituents — even impeachment supporters — appear to tolerate that....
18:36, 09/01/2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump...
22:48, 07/16/2019

Sherrod Brown rips Republican inaction on guns Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown attacked his Republican colleagues for failing to defy the gun lobby and pass any kind of gun control legislation.He also called for President Donald Trump to tone down his “di...
18:24, 08/04/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Ste...
03:36, 05/31/2019

Donald Trump Jr.’s No-Shows Led to Subpoena, Republican Senator Says Allies of Mr. Trump have mounted a campaign to quash a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, putting intense pressure on its chairman, Richard M. Burr....
05:48, 05/14/2019

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
03:24, 07/18/2019

Mark Sanford Will Challenge Trump in Republican Primary Mr. Sanford, the former governor and representative from South Carolina who has become a vocal critic of the president, said he would focus his campaign on fiscal issues....
19:12, 09/08/2019

Longtime Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran dead at 81 Former Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who served in Congress for more than 45 years and chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died Thursday. He was 81....
17:12, 05/30/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs....
16:24, 05/12/2019

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
17:00, 08/01/2019

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
15:00, 07/16/2019

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional Dis...
02:36, 08/02/2019

Trump labels Republican presidential challengers 'the Three Stooges' President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever agreeing to meet them on a debate stage....
00:00, 09/10/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
12:36, 05/11/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
20:48, 08/05/2019

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate As history has shown with the Watergate and Iran-contra scandals, such investigations can gain legitimacy only when members of the president’s own party support them....
16:12, 05/11/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump...
21:12, 07/16/2019

Ex-Congressman To Challenge Trump In Republican Race For President Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary, he announced on Sunday in an interview with Fox News....
20:00, 09/08/2019

Republican Bishop pulls out narrow win in N.C. House race All attention was focused on the 9th Congressional District contest, which proved surprisingly competitive. A Republican easily won in the state’s coastal 3rd District....
10:48, 09/11/2019

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing was an opportunity to ask questions about reparation...
23:24, 06/19/2019

U.S. Representative Amash quits Republican Party on July 4 U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, quit the Republican Party on Thursday, saying politicians have become more loyal to their parties than to the American pe...
17:48, 07/04/2019

Twitter’s refusal to dox a cow stymies Republican’s $250M lawsuit US Rep. Devin Nunes can’t seem to catch a break. First, despite his memo blaming Obama and the FBI for all the evils in the world, his fellow former members of the Trump transition team keep getting i...
00:24, 09/14/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US ...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
18:24, 09/13/2019

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former congressman is one of president’s most vocal criticsOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congressman, said on Sunday he would challenge Donald Tr...
18:12, 08/25/2019

The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwiseSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. C...
14:48, 08/17/2019

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — during his visit to the grieving Texas city last week...
09:48, 08/16/2019

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump for the party's 2020 White House nomination....
19:48, 08/25/2019

Mississippi Voters to Decide Republican Nominee for Governor Tuesday’s primary runoff pits the state’s lieutenant governor against a former chief justice of the State Supreme Court who supports expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act....
23:24, 08/27/2019

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on pol...
01:24, 07/05/2019

Joe Walsh Confirms He Will Challenge Trump for Republican Nomination Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsessed president....
16:12, 08/25/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
18:12, 06/15/2019

Republican Mark Sanford jumps into presidential race Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, joined the Republican race against President Donald Trump on Sunday. Sanford criticized Democrats and President Trump for ignoring the...
18:48, 09/09/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:12, 06/18/2019

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his brother Charles said Friday....
21:48, 08/23/2019

Republican Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks to retire after term Republican Indiana congresswoman Susan Brooks, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee recruitment efforts, said Friday she's leaving the House after her term expires in early 2021....
18:24, 06/14/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school i...
16:12, 06/14/2019

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing ...
22:48, 06/13/2019

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend in the 2020 elections, though steep fundraising, r...
15:24, 06/19/2019

Democrats demand action on Republican who threatened police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic senators at the Oregon statehouse are delaying the start of the last day of legislative session once again throwing the Senate into disarray. Democratic Sen. Shemia Fagan...
21:48, 06/30/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote....
04:12, 05/31/2019

Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi says he won’t seek reelection Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming announced he will resign at the end of his term. Saturday’s statement from the 22-year senator puts his seat into play in the traditionally red state. Rep. L...
22:12, 05/04/2019

Texas Republican Threatens Beto O'Rourke's Life if He Tries to Take His AR-15 If Beto O’Rourke could be said to have had a decent showing in Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, it’s almost certainly in large part to O’Rourke’s vow that if elected president, “hell yes” h...
16:24, 09/13/2019

Republican senators push $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region....
18:48, 08/16/2019

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thursday to 10 months worth of weekend jail stints. Ge...
02:36, 07/12/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the ...
01:12, 05/01/2019

Republican Congressman Says Trump Engaged in ‘Impeachable Conduct’ At long last, a Republican member of Congress has spoken out against Donald Trump and acknowledged that the president’s conduct is worthy of impeachment....
04:24, 05/19/2019

Congressman becomes first Republican to accuse Trump of ‘impeachable conduct’ Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said he reached four conclusions after carefully reading the redacted version of Mueller’s report, including that “President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct.”...
04:36, 05/19/2019

Trump 'crazy like a fox' in suggesting Greenland purchase, says Republican Arkansas senator Tom Cotton makes remark in New York TimesSomething rotten? How Trump got in a state over DenmarkDonald Trump was “crazy like a fox” when he floated the idea of buying Greenland becaus...
12:12, 08/27/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
04:12, 05/19/2019

‘SOTC’: A Look At Republican Primary Candidate Robert Goforth (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Robert Goforth is a first-term state representative who ...
15:48, 05/19/2019

U.S. Republican senators push $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region....
18:48, 08/16/2019

Michigan Congressman first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment A Republican Congressman on Saturday became the first in his party to publicly call for the impeachment of President Trump. Justin Amash, of Michigan, tweeted Saturday that impeachment “should b...
11:12, 05/19/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American counterparts, adding that he thinks a possible deal c...
18:12, 06/05/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
05:48, 05/21/2019

The Republican who dared to take on Trump – and how the party machine hit back Justin Amash has been the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment – but such dissent is not to be toleratedThe hundreds of Republicans who gathered for the “squash Amash” rally outside th...
02:12, 06/15/2019

Top NC Republican on Mass Shootings: 'Cain Killed Abel With a Rock' Dan Forest is the lieutenant governor of North Carolina, the top Republican elected official in the state, and the frontrunner for the party’s nomination for governor in 2020. He is also insane....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartisan job....
04:12, 07/30/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelection in 2020....
17:24, 08/02/2019

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russi...
02:12, 07/25/2019

California Rep. Paul Cook is latest Republican not to seek reelection U.S. Rep. Paul Cook of California announced on Tuesday that he will not seek reelection in 2020, adding his name to the wave of GOP departures that have shaken his party and given hopes to Democrats t...
22:24, 09/17/2019

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose a big problem....
17:24, 08/02/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skilled workers into the United States and fewer low-ski...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Republican Jeff Flake, a Trump nemesis, heading to Harvard CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, who famously tangled with President Donald Trump, is heading to Harvard University. The Arizona Republican is among six new resident fellows who wi...
16:12, 06/20/2019

Will Hurd, only black House Republican, is latest to not seek re-election Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining memb...
21:48, 08/02/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing person...
03:36, 06/20/2019

Rep. John Shimkus becomes latest Republican lawmaker to retire from Congress Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill. announced Friday he will not run for re-election to Congress in 2020, becoming the 14th Republican this cycle to retire, resign or seek another office....
08:12, 08/31/2019

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out of their agreement with the Republican National Co...
04:24, 07/24/2019

The Guy Who Designed the Fake Presidential Seal That Appeared Behind Trump Is a Former Republican The man who created a fake presidential seal that President Donald Trump stood in front of at an event earlier this week is a former Republican who grew disillusioned with his party after the 2016 ele...
17:12, 07/26/2019

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defendant....
19:48, 07/24/2019

Will Hurd, Trump critic and only black House Republican, to retire Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining memb...
05:24, 08/02/2019

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican lawmakers over looming climate change legislation...
22:24, 06/22/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strength...
21:12, 05/19/2019

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum r...
21:36, 08/16/2019

Trump lashes out at Justin Amash after Republican talks of impeachment Mitt Romney declines to join calls for Congress to actNo holds Barred: Trump pushes for imperial presidencyAs Donald Trump opened fire on Justin Amash, the Michigan representative who became the first...
04:24, 05/20/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday that he would pursue other op...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Oregon Republican lawmakers continue climate bill boycott SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Senate was again unable to conduct business because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Sen...
21:24, 06/23/2019

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this el...
15:12, 06/30/2019

Rep. Justin Amash Becomes the First Republican Congressman to Call For Trump’s Impeachment Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) called for Donald Trump’s impeachment after reading the full un-redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller regarding Russia’s illegal involvement with the 2016 US ...
18:12, 05/19/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year....
12:12, 08/02/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1 million each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
14:00, 05/20/2019

Republican, Democratic U.S. lawmakers ask Google to expand copyright protections A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday asked the chief executive of Alphabet's Google to expand its use of technology that prevents copyright infringement to smaller creators who are "at a ...
18:48, 09/04/2019

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority lawmakers, announced Thursday that he will not seek....
16:12, 08/02/2019

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders piled on quickly following the latest outrageous rem...
21:48, 08/15/2019

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democra...
04:48, 08/17/2019

Michigan's Justin Amash becomes first Republican to back Trump impeachment Congressman says Mueller report ‘identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice’The Michigan congressman Justin Amash has called for Donald Trump to be i...
12:24, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democra...
09:12, 08/17/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republ...
11:48, 06/29/2019

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day of creation, Donald Trump has recast the Republica...
09:12, 07/13/2019

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Thursday he is quitting the GOP....
06:24, 07/05/2019

Republican PAC airs ad showing AOC’s face on fire during Democratic debate A Republican-affiliated political action committee aired a controversial TV ad during the Democratic primary debate that showed a picture of freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez burst into flames. T...
07:00, 09/13/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
15:36, 05/21/2019

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
14:48, 07/16/2019

Buttigieg says religion shouldn't be a 'cudgel,' then suggests God wouldn't be a Republican South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg believes that religion shouldn't be used as a political "cudgel," but then immediately suggested that God wouldn't be a Republican. ...
01:36, 05/08/2019

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Trump, with eye on 2020, seeks to bolster North Carolina Republican U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a district of North Carolina in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his ...
15:12, 09/09/2019

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmering dissent and division among GOP faithful....
19:24, 08/25/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network...
00:48, 07/16/2019

Texas: Republican powerhouse could shift to Democrats as demographics change The GOP has dominated the state for 30 years, but a slew of retirements and a rise in Hispanic voters may mean Texas becomes a battleground againSri Preston Kulkarni has just moved into his campaign h...
05:12, 08/13/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow his campaign—specifically because she’s a woman an...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to topple Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) next year....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Executive director of gay Republican group resigns after Trump endorsement NBC NEWS – The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans is the latest official to resign from the conservative LGBTQ group after it recently endorsed President Donald Trump for re-electio...
07:48, 08/28/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly elected members of the House of Representatives li...
15:48, 05/09/2019

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed ...
19:48, 06/04/2019

With Eye On 2020, Trump Rallies Support For Republican in North Carolina US President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own.....
20:36, 09/10/2019

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will chal...
17:48, 07/09/2019

Of Course Pennsylvania's Republican Legislators Are Sabotaging Reformist DA Larry Krasner Pennsylvania lawmakers have passed a bill including a provision allowing the state’s attorney general to prosecute some firearm crimes committed in Philadelphia, and Philadelphia only, according to Th...
02:36, 07/09/2019

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Do...
20:24, 05/24/2019

In North Carolina Do-Over Vote, a Reliable Republican District Is Up for Grabs The election in the Ninth Congressional District on Tuesday will in many ways be the first test of the political terrain heading into 2020, and of the two parties’ dueling strategies....
02:00, 09/09/2019

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican nominee in 2020. ...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad.”...
07:12, 07/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign Wednesday for the congressional seat held by Democra...
10:12, 07/17/2019

Mark Sanford will mount Republican primary challenge against Trump The former governor, who was ousted from Congress after speaking out against Trump, plans to make the debt, deficit and spending the focus of his campaign....
17:12, 09/08/2019

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 nomination -- dealing a significant blow to the effo...
21:24, 06/01/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republican Party’s Facebook page: “Freaking queers have got...
16:00, 06/18/2019

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they should "go back" to their "crime infested" countries an...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure, by...
01:12, 05/25/2019

Is Texas, long a Republican stronghold, really in play for the Democrats in 2020? The state has long eluded Democrats, but significant gains in the 2018 midterms and a series of GOP congressional retirements have raised hopes for changeAt a party after the Democratic presidential d...
14:48, 09/15/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Plans to Retire in 2020 The departure of Representative Kenny Marchant, who has represented the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth since 2005, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race in 2005....
07:00, 08/05/2019

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becoming “disenchanted with party politics and frig...
23:00, 07/04/2019

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Republican Trump challengers warn of totalitarian drift in party Sanford, Walsh and Weld write for Washington PostFour states cancel nominating contests to give Trump clear runThe Republican party has taken “a wrong turn” under Donald Trump, according to three GOP ...
18:24, 09/14/2019

America's Mass Shooting Epidemic Is the Result of Republican Minority Rule A clear majority of Americans and Democrats support stricter gun control—the GOP has been blocking it for decades, and the results have been murderous....
08:48, 08/06/2019

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
19:48, 05/22/2019

Pennsylvania Republican Fred Keller projected to win special House election Pennsylvania state Rep. Fred Keller was projected to easily defeat Democrat Marc Friedenberg in Tuesday's special election to represent the Keystone State's 12th District in the House of Representativ...
04:24, 05/22/2019

Republican who called for Trump impeachment doubles down, says some of president's actions have been 'corrupt' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., continued criticizing President Trump on Thursday, claiming that he engaged in both "inherently corrupt" actions as well as actions that were corrupt because of his intent....
01:36, 05/24/2019

Senate leaders scramble to lift Republican support for budget deal U.S. Senate Republican leaders, pushing for passage of a two-year federal spending and debt deal, scrambled on Tuesday to pump up support among their membership despite President Donald Trump's backin...
01:48, 07/31/2019

Election Fraud in North Carolina Leads to New Charges for Republican Operative L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who was previously indicted over work in other elections, was charged in connection to efforts related to the 2018 general elections....
05:00, 07/31/2019

Trump fires back at Republican congressman who said said he’d engaged in ‘impeachable conduct’ Donald Trump on Sunday fired back at Republican congressman Justin Amash, calling him a "loser" and a "lightweight" for his comments suggesting the president had engaged in "impeachable conduct."...
20:36, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum r...
09:12, 08/17/2019

David Koch’s Millions Remade the Republican Party. He Didn’t Like the Results David Koch towered over most rooms, both physically and politically. He liked it that way. At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, the professional contrarian and ideological warrior had little interest in blending...
09:48, 08/24/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over h...
00:36, 05/25/2019

Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's de...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Texas Rep. Hurd, lone black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Hurd is the rare GOP lawmaker to criticize Trump at times, including over construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. His retirement is the third by a Texas Republican in recent days....
03:24, 08/02/2019

Ex-Republican senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives' concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns on the political right that the social media website is biased ...
18:12, 08/20/2019

Be patient, top Republican senator tells Trump on USMCA trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump should be patient with House Democrats as they work toward approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, Senator Charles Grassley, the Republican who heads the powerf...
06:12, 08/01/2019

Republican Hawley introduces bill to weaken dollar to counter China Republican Josh Hawley and Democrat Tammy Baldwin introduced Senate legislation Wednesday to have the Federal Reserve weaken the dollar to promote exports, a move they said is necessary to counter Chi...
11:48, 08/01/2019

Joy Behar says call to throw entire Republican Party in jail just 'hyperbole' "View" hosts Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg were not pleased with President Trump's decision to block former White House counsel Don McGahn from testifying before Congress. ...
19:24, 05/21/2019

Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest? Conservative U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, as he explained his anti-abortion position to an audience in h...
22:12, 08/14/2019

Maxine Waters' leadership of House hearing 'a travesty,' panel's top Republican says Tensions between House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., and ranking member Rep. Patrick McHenry, R.-N.C., reportedly overflowed Thursday during a hearing with bank regu...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Kenny Marchant Will Be Fourth Texas Republican Congressman to Retire in 2020 The departure of Mr. Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
17:36, 08/05/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil' Donnie Jr. and Trump's Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration see it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ, or a good-hearted person with a soul and decent vision....
19:12, 05/09/2019

Ex-governor Mark Sanford to launch 2020 Republican challenge to Trump Former South Carolina governor: ‘I am going to get in’Trump and Sanford are longstanding political foesMark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, has decided to launch a long-sh...
20:48, 09/08/2019

Republican Leaders Are ‘Ride or Die’ With President Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ There’s literally nothing the President could do to lose the support of of the GOP in Congress, at least according to this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open. The sketch, which aired Sat...
18:12, 05/12/2019

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ features 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has withdrawn a pair of shoes featuring an early version ...
20:00, 07/02/2019

Republican National Committee echoes Trump’s attacks on Democratic congresswomen The RNC said in an email that “the squad of Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ayanna Pressley regularly use vile, hateful, anti-Israel, and anti-American rhetoric.”...
02:48, 07/17/2019

Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020....
20:48, 05/04/2019

South Carolina Republican Party cancels 2020 presidential primary With some other states mulling the idea, South Carolina's Republican Party on Saturday officially canceled the state's 2020 Republican presidential primary....
18:01, 09/08/2019

Watch a Republican Goon's Brain Short Circuit Over Whether He'd Support a Racist Is Donald Trump a racist? If you are the average person who did not vote for him, the answer is clearly yes. If you are a cable news anchor, however, the answer is hmm... maybe... let’s go to our pane...
19:00, 07/17/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new ...
02:24, 07/19/2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
00:12, 06/13/2019

U.S. judges order Ohio to revamp Republican-drawn gerrymandered districts A panel of three federal judges on Friday ruled that Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered the state to revamp it before the 2020 presidenti...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is expected to announce on Thursday whether he will run a...
14:24, 06/20/2019

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need to defeat Trump in 2020. But what kind of candidate...
18:12, 06/11/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Tillis....
21:48, 05/06/2019

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
01:12, 06/05/2019

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www....
22:48, 06/04/2019

Pity the Export-Import Bank, caught between warring Republican factions The obscure agency that provides loan guarantees to U.S. companies is poised to get three new board members Wednesday — and then face a fight for its existence in the fall....
12:24, 05/08/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, says ‘frightened’ by partisan politics “I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Amash said. “I’m asking you to join me in rejecting the partisan loyalties and rhetoric that divide and dehumanize us.”...
01:24, 07/05/2019

Trump says state Republican parties are canceling primaries because they ‘don’t want to waste their money’ In an exchange with reporters, the president sidestepped the issue of whether the trend denies his three GOP challengers the chance to rack up delegates....
04:48, 09/10/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on new gun contr...
03:00, 09/11/2019

With eye on 2020, Trump touts Republican in North Carolina special election U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a district of North Carolina in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his ...
20:01, 09/09/2019

Pete Buttigieg, in town hall, couldn't name a living Republican he 'respects' 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., struggled to name a single living Republican he respects when asked at a televised town hall on Monday. ...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant With U.S. military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a nonpa...
03:12, 07/04/2019

Former S.C. congressman Mark Sanford announces Republican primary challenge against Trump Sanford, a former South Carolina governor who represented the state’s 1st Congressional District in the House until earlier this year, had been mulling a bid against the president for weeks....
01:12, 09/09/2019

US: Republican Mark Sanford joins list of Trump challengers in 2020 Republican former governor Mark Sanford once described Trumpism as "a cancerous growth" and is now seeking to challenge the president's re-election bid. Sanford said the Republican party had 'lost its...
00:48, 09/09/2019

U.S. Senate Republican leader McConnell backs Saudi arms sales U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged lawmakers on Thursday to vote against resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and go ahead with $8...
18:48, 06/20/2019

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soften their admonishment of the president by mixing it...
02:36, 07/16/2019

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter par...
22:48, 06/28/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senator’s bill to chastise Saudi Arabia for the murder o...
20:48, 07/25/2019

Fewer than half of Republican voters say politicians should disavow racism from their supporters Zach Gibson/Getty Images Just under half of self-identified Republican voters believe that politicians should disavow racist behavior from their supporters, according to new INSIDER polling. The pol...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Politely Hands Bad-Faith Republican His Ass Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is in Congress today testifying about the disastrous, impending effects of global climate change—and guess what! Shitty Republicans are not taking her seriously....
05:36, 09/19/2019

Republican: I support Trump but not offshore oil drilling. It would hurt my state economy. Politicians and voters in both parties say offshore drilling would threaten Atlantic coast tourism and jobs. President Trump should respect our views.       ...
11:36, 06/24/2019

Texas Republican is latest in string of exits among the House GOP – live news Bill Flores’ exit could indicate that Republicans don’t expect the House to swing back to their party’s control next yearSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.09pm BST Another House R...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Happy Pride From AT&T and the $1.8 Million It Gave to Anti-LGBTQ+ and Republican Candidates Pride is a time to celebrate and honor the LGBTQIA+ people who have fought for equal rights before the law—sometimes literally, like the crowds at Stonewall, who defended themselves against cops raidi...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
23:24, 06/27/2019

Top Maine Democrat Announces Senate Run Against Veteran Republican Sen. Susan Collins (PORTLAND, Maine) — Maine’s Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon on Monday announced that she’s challenging veteran Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, whose political future has gen...
21:24, 06/24/2019

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next yea...
03:24, 06/21/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next yea...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
20:36, 06/30/2019

Trump’s Iran Response Underlines Republican Rift Over National Security The rift has rekindled debate over lawmakers’ roles in matters of war and peace and pointed up deep concerns among some Republicans, who are normally loath to criticize the president over national sec...
01:12, 06/22/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to stop issuing waivers to oil refiners on requirement...
04:12, 06/27/2019

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
21:00, 06/09/2019

Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Incumbent Ryan Quarles wins Republican nomination for Kentucky agriculture commissioner....
01:36, 05/22/2019

The Black Man Trump Called ‘My African American’ Calls It Quits on the Republican Party Gregory Cheadle, the black Republican Donald Trump once referred to as “my African American,” has finally had enough of Trump’s shenanigans and is quitting the GOP and making a run for Congress as an ...
02:12, 09/13/2019

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
21:24, 06/06/2019

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nom...
20:36, 08/25/2019

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts recorded over the last several years, Washington state...
14:24, 05/09/2019

GOP launches new fundraising platform to capitalize on Republican small-dollar donor base WinRed, the new tool announced Monday, is designed to rival ActBlue, a dominant fundraising platform on the left that has become crucial to Democrats’ small-dollar success....
01:24, 06/25/2019

How the Supreme Court's Partisan Gerrymandering Opinion Could Solidify Republican Power for Decades In a sweeping gerrymandering opinion, the Supreme Court gives GOP-controlled state legislatures the go-ahead to draw maps that preserve their own power....
21:36, 06/27/2019

Justin Amash quits Republican party to fight ‘partisan death spiral’ Congressman, who supported the impeachment of Trump, says the two-party system champions party loyalty above serving AmericansJustin Amash, the only Republican in Congress to support the impeachment o...
17:24, 07/04/2019

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's pa...
06:12, 09/12/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he is declaring his independence from the GOP....
18:36, 07/04/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker aided group training young men for 'biblical warfare' The group ‘Team Rugged’ offers ‘patriotic and biblical training’ that includes instruction on how to use knives and gunsThe Republican politician Matt Shea connected close allies with a group offering...
13:24, 08/14/2019

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and Republican mega donor, dies aged 79 Koch and brother Charles championed conservative causesDavid Koch was also a major cultural philanthropistDavid Koch, one half of the double act of the billionaire Koch brothers who used their vast we...
19:00, 08/23/2019

Newest anti-Trump Republican Joe Walsh tries to shed history of incendiary remarks Former Illinois congressman and radio host Joe Walsh is attracting sudden media attention as he floats a possible GOP primary challenge against President Trump – but the Tea Party-aligned Republican c...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from...
01:36, 06/21/2019

Swift election challenge hits U.S. Republican after Trump impeachment remarks: report The first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses drew a 2020 election challenge on Monday from within his own party, the Detroit F...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Republican Justin Amash faces party's wrath after call to impeach Trump Congressman was dismissed by fellow Republicans and rebuked by Trump after saying he engaged in ‘impeachable conduct’Follow the latest in US politics – liveAs the only Republican in Congress to call f...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Donald Trump says US companies can continue selling p...
00:36, 06/30/2019

Meet Catalina Lauf, the young Republican congressional hopeful billing herself as the anti-AOC A young Republican who fancies herself as the anti-AOC is running for Congress — with her announcement video mounting a scathing critique of left-wing Democrats like members of “The Squad.”...
18:12, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Ex-Republican U.S. senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives' concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns on the political right that the social media website is biased ...
17:48, 08/20/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of ammo’Washington state Republican representative Matt...
19:12, 05/01/2019

The left is fighting back, even in Republican states, as it attempts to reshape capitalism | Will Hutton As Trump announces his candidacy, forces are already mustering to confront himBehold the new political yobs. The British and American right, once keen to engage intellectually with the left and firmly...
13:12, 06/23/2019

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
22:48, 06/23/2019

Republican groups vow to stop buying Twitter ads until McConnell campaign account is unfrozen The Republican Senate and House campaign arms, along with the Republican National Committee and President Trump’s campaign, said Thursday they were withholding their advertising dollars until the Team...
21:12, 08/08/2019

Republican blocked from testifying says Steny Hoyer doesn't care about climate change Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida struck back at House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Wednesday for blocking him from testifying about climate change before the Ways and Means Comm...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Top U.S. House judiciary panel Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www....
19:48, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a ...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Pro-Trump Republican aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar charged with felony theft Exclusive: Danielle Stella, reported to support baseless QAnon conspiracy theory, held twice this year over alleged shopliftingA pro-Trump Republican candidate for Congress who is aiming to unseat Ilh...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Republican Tenney leans toward running for the battleground House seat she lost in 2018 Tenney told CNBC she met earlier this year with leaders from the National Republican Congressional Committee, who encouraged her to run for the New York 22nd District seat she lost to Democrat Anthony...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a ...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Republican members of Congress echoed several of Sean Hannity's suggestions about what to ask Robert Mueller Screenshot via Fox News On July 24, former special counsel Robert Mueller appeared before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees to testify about the findings of his investigation into Russi...
14:00, 07/25/2019

Republican response muted as Democrats accuse Trump of 'racist' attacks on congresswomen Most of U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans were silent on Monday as he intensified Twitter attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, prompting other Democrats to accuse Trump of racist r...
19:12, 07/15/2019

Alabama’s Republican governor apologizes for wearing blackface in college, refuses to resign Gov. Kay Ivey joins the ever-growing collection of white politicians to face scrutiny and scorn for their caricatures of black people inspired by minstrel shows....
06:36, 08/30/2019

Useless Republican Group Killing Untold Forests Handing Out the Mueller Report Given the reaction to Robert Mueller’s press conference on Wednesday, it shouldn’t exactly come as a surprise that most members of Congress have not read the former special counsel’s report. That’s no...
21:00, 05/30/2019

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling lawmakers names....
13:12, 07/17/2019

South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford Announces He Will Challenge Trump in 2020 After months of buildup, former governor and representative of South Carolina Mark Sanford made it official Sunday by announcing he will primary Donald Trump in the Republican Party race for president...
02:24, 09/09/2019

Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own...
04:24, 09/10/2019

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride Month on Saturday by asking the Tennessee Republica...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Trump presses race as 2020 tactic, draws rebuke from Republican governor President Donald Trump, again stoking racial divisions, on Monday renewed his attacks on a black U.S. congressman from Baltimore and slammed black civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton, drawing a...
19:48, 07/29/2019

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce 22 separate joint resolutions seeking to block President Donald Trump's plan to sidestep congressional review and complet...
16:48, 06/05/2019

Trump warns 'foolish' Republican senators in rare clash over Mexico tariffs Lawmakers in president’s own party voice firm opposition to threat over MexicoIn a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all ...
05:00, 06/05/2019

Republican Danielle Stella, aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar, charged with felony A Minnesota congressional candidate hoping to unseat Ilhan Omar with promises of being tough on crime faces felony shoplifting charges, according to a report. Danielle Stella, a 31-year-old supporter ...
20:00, 07/26/2019

Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets: Reuters/Ipsos poll Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen, a R...
03:12, 07/17/2019

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Trump ally, defeats 3 challengers to win Republican nomination in bid for second term....
02:48, 05/22/2019

Horrible Dead Republican’s Computer Exposes Link Between Racist Census Plan and Gerrymandering A man who once warned that “Emails are the tools of the devil” and that the “journey to legal HELL starts with but a single misstatement OR a stupid email!” has been owned, from beyond the grave, by d...
18:12, 05/30/2019

Republican joins Democrats to push to rescind 20 Medals of Honor for Wounded Knee Massacre Two Democrats and a Republican have introduced legislation to rescind 20 Medals of Honor awarded to U.S. cavalry soldiers for their actions in the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota....
00:24, 06/28/2019

Illinois Republican group removes Facebook post calling congresswomen the ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairman’s Association president condemned what he called an ‘unauthorized’ post and apologizedAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post t...
16:00, 07/22/2019

Republican host city Charlotte condemns hate speech after Donald Trump rally The North Carolina city that will host the 2020 Republican convention next summer has passed a resolution condemning hate speech, after a campaign rally led by President Donald Trump generated controv...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Oregon State Police Are Searching for Republican Lawmakers Afraid of Voting on Climate Policy Democrats hold supermajorities in both houses of Oregon’s legislature and the governorship. That means that they can pass basically whatever the hell they want unless, of course, Republican legislator...
15:24, 06/21/2019

Oregon Republican Senators Return to State Capitol, Ending Walkout Over Climate Bill SALEM, Ore. — Some Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout over a carbon-emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. Nine of the 12 min...
00:36, 06/30/2019

Republican Rep. Justin Amash: Mueller report shows Trump engaged in 'impeachable conduct' U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan became the first sitting Republican in Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
22:24, 05/19/2019

Trump’s rise has pushed the Koch brothers out of Republican favor — but their political grip is still as powerful as ever Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images The billionaire entrepreneur David Koch died Friday at age 79. Together, he and his brother Charles are largely credited with fueling the modern day conse...
03:48, 08/24/2019

Daily on Energy: Democratic and Republican climate hawks jostle for attention ahead of recess Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
18:24, 07/23/2019

Daily on Energy: Republican wordsmith Frank Luntz dishes on how to talk about climate change Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
19:24, 07/26/2019

A Darkened Image of Colin Kaepernick Appeared on a Republican Campaign Fundraiser, but They Swear They Didn't Do It A fundraising email sent by the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) appears to show a darkened image of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but the NRCC swears they didn’t darken t...
20:00, 07/11/2019

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested special election in North Carolina, narr...
21:12, 09/11/2019

Ohio’s Republican Governor Proposes Gun Laws After Dayton Shooting – but No Restrictions on Weapon Gunman Used Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine introduced a series of proposals that would make it easier to take guns away from “potentially dangerous individuals,” strengthen background checks and provide more r...
20:00, 08/06/2019

Texas Speaker apologizes for alleged comments about Republican colleagues in secret recording: report The Texas House Speaker apologized Tuesday for “terrible things” he allegedly said about House colleagues on a secretly recorded conversation with a conservative activist, reports said. ...
13:36, 08/07/2019

Dayton shooting: Ohio’s Republican governor wants courts to take guns from people deemed dangerous Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced proposals as lawmakers across the country spar over how to prevent mass shootings and whether to tighten firearm restrictions....
22:00, 08/06/2019

Republican Rep. Sean Duffy to resign next month, cites health complications with child due in October In a statement, the Wisconsin congressman said it is “the right time for me to take a break from public service in order to be the support my wife, baby and family need right now.”...
01:48, 08/27/2019

Sanders slams McConnell's 'cowardice' in fiery visit to top Republican's home state of Kentucky Bernie Sanders renewed his attacks on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at a fiery rally in the top Republican's home state of Kentucky on Sunday afternoon, demanding that McConnell stop his "cow...
01:24, 08/26/2019

Republican Bruce Westerman proposes curbing western wildfires through forest management overhaul Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Ark., introduced legislation Wednesday to expand the pace and scale of forest management projects meant to reduce the risk of wildfires that have become more destructive and co...
03:48, 05/09/2019

Trump, Pence rally support for Republican candidate in North Carolina special election The White House’s heavy involvement in the race stood in contrast to Trump’s remarks earlier Monday, when he denied that the contest had any national importance....
04:48, 09/10/2019

Anti-Trump Republican Jeff Flake calls on GOP to condemn 'vile and offensive' tweets Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, one of President Trump’s most vocal Republican critics, has called on others in his party to condemn the president’s recent controversial comments about several Democra...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that shield illegal immigrants from deportation – while ...
20:36, 05/23/2019

Devin Nunes: Without jail time for Russia probe 'dirty cops', no Republican will trust DOJ for ‘generations' House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., indicated the U.S. would face major political consequences if Justice Department officials didn't face jail time for their conduct du...
14:24, 07/13/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" was headed for victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 201...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Justin Amash, Lone Republican Calling for Trump’s Impeachment, Quits Conservative Group He Founded (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Justin Amash, the lone Republican calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, has quit the Freedom Caucus of House conservatives, his spokeswoman confirmed Tuesda...
00:12, 06/12/2019

A Republican Legislator Said Slavery Wasn't Racist Because Slave Owners 'Were Making Money.' Then Things Got Even Weirder A New Hampshire state legislator is under fire for insisting that “owning slaves doesn’t make you racist.” In a private interaction with a former New Hampshire resident and during an interview with Th...
21:12, 07/24/2019

11 Oregon Republican senators have vanished, possibly having fled the state. Now 100 pieces of legislation are at risk of dying Oregon Senate Republicans were once again absent from a scheduled Senate floor session Monday morning, the fourth day they have avoided the Capitol.        ...
14:36, 06/25/2019

Republican ‘Redistricting Expert’ Reportedly Played a Part in Developing 2020 Census Citizenship Question (NEW YORK) — A longtime Republican redistricting expert played a key role in adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed Thursday by opponents of the move. ...
22:36, 05/30/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' sponsor wins Republican nod for rerun of 2018 U.S. House race A state senator who was a leading sponsor of North Carolina's much-maligned "bathroom bill" won a decisive victory on Tuesday in a special primary to choose the Republican nominee for a rerun of a 201...
07:12, 05/15/2019

Republican engineer fired by Google slams tech giant over alleged 'bullying' of conservatives: report A former Google engineer claims that he was blacklisted, bullied and ultimately fired by the tech giant all because of his conservative beliefs, The Wall Street Journal reports....
01:24, 08/02/2019

Anti-Trump Republican consultant drops foreign agent contract to fight Russia sanctions John Weaver, an anti-Trump Republican consultant, on Thursday backed out of a contract with a Russian-owned nuclear energy company following backlash online....
20:36, 05/16/2019

The sole Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment just left the GOP, and the move could cost him his congressional seat AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — the sole Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump— announced on ...
08:26, 07/06/2019

Sen. Collins rejected Republican senator's offer to ditch Kavanaugh after Ford testimony, new book claims Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, refused to take part in a Senate Judiciary Committee Republican's proposal for the White House to abandon Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's nomination after his accu...
15:12, 07/10/2019

Trump Loses His Lone Black Republican Face in the House as Texas Rep. Will Hurd Announces Retirement Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), one of the few dissenting Republican voices against the president and the lone black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday night that he will not see...
07:00, 08/03/2019

Daily on Energy: Top Climate Committee Republican Garret Graves pushes back on Democratic net-zero goals Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
20:12, 08/30/2019

Republican reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David for secret peace talks around the 18th anniversary ...
12:36, 09/10/2019

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill....
20:12, 06/29/2019

Package with anti-gun control message prompts bomb scare at local Tennessee Republican Party office A suspicious package with an anti-gun control message attached was sent to a local Republican Party office in Tennessee on Friday, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings....
05:12, 06/08/2019

Trump said he granted a disaster declaration at the request of North Carolina’s Republican senator. It came from the state’s Democratic governor. With Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Tar Heel State, the president appeared to inject politics into the federal emergency process. Sen. Thom Tillis is up for reelection next year....
17:36, 09/04/2019

How to sign up for Making Tax Digital The wave of new guidelines concerning Making Tax Digital (MTD) start to come into force in the UK today as the first deadline is due to shut.Businesses that make payments via direct debit must registe...
12:48, 07/26/2019

Should you co-sign your child’s loan? With housing prices on the rise, young buyers with scant credit or low incomes are hard-pressed to qualify for loans. But their parents help in qualifying for the loan is neither easy nor risk-free....
17:48, 05/28/2019

PSG CEO: Nobody forced Neymar to sign with us Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi has warned record signing Neymar he only wants players who are "willing to give everything for the shirt."...
22:36, 06/17/2019

Huawei would sign no spy contract Following growing international concerns over the security of its networking hardware, Huawei's chairman Liang Hua said that the Chinese firm is willing to sign "no-spy agreements" with governmen...
05:00, 05/16/2019

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who might want to donate. Facebook is now rolling out a bl...
20:00, 06/13/2019

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
22:12, 07/13/2019

Giants turn up heat on QB in welcome sign The hope around the Giants is that they can figure out a way to apply some pressure to the opposing quarterback. There were some encouraging signs during Friday night’s 32-13 preseason victory over th...
20:00, 08/17/2019

CHEAP: DAMN SON(Y), an A7 II camera for $898? Sign me the F up Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Sony just announced the new and improved A7R IV, a beast of a full-frame camera with a 61-megapixel sensor. I lo...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Tucson Roadrunners sign key player TUCSON – The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced today that the club has signed forward Matteo Gennaro to a one-year AHL contract. The 2...
07:12, 06/26/2019

How to Sign Up For The Twitch Studio Beta Earlier this week Twitch announced plans to build a new all-in-one streaming app for gamers called Twitch Studio, the company’s first broadcasting software....
05:36, 08/10/2019

Celtics likely to sign guard Walker The Boston Celtics are expected to make All-Star guard Kemba Walker a four-year, $141 million contract offer when free agency opens Sunday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported....
19:36, 06/27/2019

| Trio sign new Hurricanes deals The Hurricanes have announced that three more established players, including talented wing Wes Goosen have extended their contracts at the franchise....
11:48, 08/14/2019

| Man City re-sign Angelino from PSV Eindhoven Manchester City re-signed Spanish defender Angelino from PSV Eindhoven after the Premier League champions activated his £5.3 million buy-back clause....
01:48, 07/04/2019