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Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action

U.S. Democrats sought to gain the upper hand in the gun debate with President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Tuesday, demanding quick action on background checks ...

Democrats pressure Senate Republicans for gun control action

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US: Republicans resist calls for urgent action on gun control Democrats and over 200 city mayors have urged Mitch McConnell to bring senators back to Washington to vote on gun control. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre reportedly warned President Trump against background...
05:36, 08/09/2019

Senate Democrats set up vote to put Republicans on the spot over pre-existing conditions Senate Democrats have introduced a resolution that would reverse Trump administration healthcare guidance and put pressure on vulnerable Republicans over whether they support Obamacare's protections f...
20:12, 07/31/2019

Alyssa Milano slams Republicans and Democrats: 'Both parties have failed us' on gun control Actress and activist Alyssa Milano is slamming both political parties over their lack of action on gun control in an essay published on Refinery29.        ...
16:24, 08/09/2019

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent...
01:12, 05/25/2019

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt. Senate Minority Leader Herman Bae...
20:12, 06/28/2019

Rep. Mark Meadows: 'Senate Republicans need to get a backbone' on immigration Senate Republicans must take action on immigration reform instead of allowing Democrats to prevent President Trump from securing the border, according to Mark Meadows....
03:12, 06/06/2019

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican...
14:48, 07/18/2019

‘Constant chaos’: Senate Republicans eye summer exit Senate Republicans’ long, hot summer of Trump is finally ending. And for many in the GOP, it can’t come soon enough. In just the month of July, the party has weathered a flurry of racist tweets from P...
12:12, 08/01/2019

Republicans again block election security bills in the Senate Despite warnings from special counsel Robert Mueller III about foreign powers intervening in U.S. elections, Republicans again blocked election security bills from advancing....
04:36, 07/26/2019

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. Th...
20:12, 06/29/2019

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump's reversal Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall, the latest sign that the effort to pass new firearm laws is star...
07:00, 08/21/2019

NRA-backed Ohio Republicans now calling for gun control after Dayton shooting A trio of Ohio Republicans have bucked their National Rifle Association backing to lobby for tighter gun control — including a ban on sales of assault rifles — in the wake of Sunday’...
19:12, 08/07/2019

Alabama Senate Erupts Into Chaos as Republicans Try to Ram Through Vote on Abortion Ban Days after Georgia passed one of the most strict de facto abortion bans in the country, Alabama’s Republicans are following in hot pursuit, trying to pass a bill virtually banning abortion entirely. O...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Senate Republicans Threaten to Block Trump on Mexico Tariffs Senate Republicans threatened Tuesday to block the White House’s planned tariffs on Mexico, hours after President Trump signaled he was prepared to move ahead with the levies barring a last-minute dea...
12:12, 06/05/2019

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
03:24, 06/05/2019

Top Senate Republicans Push for Cooperation on Disaster Relief Package Reaching a deal over a disaster relief package was threatened by the White House’s push for money for immigration law enforcement and assistance at the southwestern border....
06:36, 05/08/2019

McConnell Promised to End Senate Gridlock. Instead, Republicans Are Stuck in Neutral. The Senate, once known as “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” is operating as Senator Mitch McConnell would like: as an approval factory for President Trump’s nominees....
19:00, 08/03/2019

Oregon's Democratic governor sends police for AWOL Senate Republicans Oregon's Democratic governor dispatched the state police on Thursday to bring back to the legislature Senate Republicans who left the Capitol in order to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation....
03:24, 06/21/2019

U.S. Senate Republicans: Trump to give immigration speech in coming days Republican U.S. Senators John Cornyn and John Barrasso said Tuesday that President Donald Trump will give a speech on immigration as soon as later this week....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
20:48, 07/09/2019

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
07:36, 05/31/2019

Oregon Republicans Played Chicken with the Democrats and Won The GOP members of the Oregon Senate didn’t need the votes. They just needed the rules of their chamber, and more importantly, the wherewithal to call the Democrats’ bluff....
19:24, 05/14/2019

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
21:48, 08/15/2019

Both Democrats And Republicans Agree: Loot Boxes Bad Earlier this week, Republican senator Josh Hawley announced a bill that would regulate the use of loot boxes and microtransactions in “games played by minors.” But aren’t Republicans typically against...
22:36, 05/09/2019

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and th...
08:24, 05/22/2019

Tensions flare on House floor as Republicans pressure Dems to pass bipartisan border bill Republicans on Thursday ramped up pressure on House Democrats to pass the Senate version of a $4.5 billion border bill to combat the humanitarian crisis at the southern border before Congress skips to...
21:24, 06/27/2019

GOP leader says Oregon Republicans will return to the Senate after a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation SALEM, Ore. (AP) — GOP leader says Oregon Republicans will return to the Senate after a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation....
20:12, 06/28/2019

Could a Trump cheerleader and Republicans’ ‘worst possible nominee’ be the best for Democrats? Tolerance for Kris Kobach is waning, with Republican politicians saying the party has become too rightwingIt was only nine months ago that Kansas Democrats were bidding good riddance to Kris Kobach as...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go. If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care....
04:00, 06/17/2019

Democrats or Republicans: Which party has the best plan to fix Social Security? Changes will soon need to be made, so it's time to consider which line of thinking should be applied to Social Security.       ...
17:12, 08/04/2019

How Democrats Who Beat Republicans Last Year Plan to Keep Their Seats House Democrats are moving aggressively to defend their majority, and rushing to protect the seats they hold in districts that supported the president in 2016....
17:48, 05/14/2019

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
21:48, 05/16/2019

U.S. Democrats and Republicans can’t even agree on the weather: Reuters/Ipsos Only 200 miles separate Michael Tilden and Miranda Garcia in rain-soaked Iowa. But they are worlds apart when it comes to their opinion of the weather....
14:24, 07/25/2019

Could targeting this heart hormone help control blood pressure? The heart releases a hormone that has a key role in blood pressure. Now, a study of rats shows that its function depends on a sugar molecule attachment....
23:48, 07/08/2019

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18:00, 06/26/2019

Republicans, Democrats concerned about Hungary's Orban ahead of U.S. visit Senior Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee told President Donald Trump on Friday they were concerned about Hungary's "downward democratic trajectory," ahea...
23:12, 05/10/2019

Republicans have been tying Democrats to socialism for 90 years. Trump is going all in on the tradition. Ahead of the 2020 elections, Republicans and President Trump are again trying to contrast themselves with Democrats by linking Democratic policy proposals to “socialism.” Will it work?...
00:00, 06/21/2019

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "O...
03:36, 07/19/2019

Biden Thinks Trump Is the Problem, Not All Republicans. Other Democrats Disagree. The former vice president is defending his friendliness toward Republicans in Washington, saying Mr. Trump doesn’t represent them. But others say that view is naïve....
15:00, 05/04/2019

House Democrats and Republicans agree: Senior vacancies at DHS is a cause for concern House Democrats and Republicans are in agreement that the large number of senior leadership vacancies within the Department of Homeland Security are hurting the body’s ability to carry out its many mi...
11:48, 05/02/2019

As Democrats squabble, Trump worries some Republicans with his Twitter battles Some of U.S. President Donald Trump's allies worry his racially charged fights with opponents are hurting his re-election chances even as Democratic rivals make things easier for him by bickering over...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Republicans’ Extreme Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive The unusually forceful campaign has created challenges that Democrats did not expect as they struggle to combat misinformation and thwart further efforts to undercut access to abortion....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Rep. Collins says Democrats use migrants as 'pawns' to bash Trump, Republicans Georgia Republican Doug Collins slammed Democrats for using migrants as “pawns” to attack the GOP and President Trump while avoiding to fix the border crisis....
17:24, 05/31/2019

Dems pressure congressional leaders to act on gun control and white supremacy House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over th...
02:00, 08/07/2019

Tariff Threats Aside, the Senate Is Where Action Goes to Die Mitch McConnell, the “grim reaper,” has made the Senate the place where legislation goes to die. So the chances that the Senate blocks President Trump’s tariffs on Mexico are slim....
22:36, 06/06/2019

Gun control protests across the US demand action from Congress The "Recess Rallies" are calling on Congress to end the country's hundreds of mass shootings every year. House Democrats plan to end the summer break early to begin work on gun legislation....
09:00, 08/18/2019

'Control' is nearly a fantastic supernatural action game Control comes out on August 27th. That gives developers at Remedy Entertainment less than 80 days to spit-shine their code before the whole thing goes live on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and the Epic Game...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
11:00, 05/21/2019

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chanceAs Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, ...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday n...
19:36, 07/18/2019

Democrats and Republicans both love the same thing: Disastrous healthcare price controls If there’s one thing Republicans can agree on when it comes to healthcare, it’s that they are opposed to “Medicare for all.” Alternatively known as “socialized medicine” or “single-payer healthcare,” ...
10:48, 08/06/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democrats and Republicans....
01:12, 05/16/2019

Democrats are finally getting wise to Republicans' antisemitism smears | Joshua Leifer The leadership’s firm response to attacks on Rashida Tlaib stand in contrast to their equivocation over Ilhan Omar. Democrats must fight back against divide and conquer tacticsAt first, it looked to b...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Mueller report: Democrats slam Republicans for 'stunning act of cynicism' – live Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer called Mitch McConnell’s ‘case closed’ speech ‘a brazen violation of the oath we all take’ in a joint letterSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.02pm B...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Republicans announce record haul; Barack Obama helps Democrats The Republican National Committee said it raised a record amount of money in April -- nearly $16 million -- and is approaching $62 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal cycle....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
00:24, 06/19/2019

The gloves are coming off in Congress as Democrats and Republicans fight over the Mueller report and impeachment Ethan Miller/Getty Images More and more Democrats are ramping up calls for impeachment and harsher punishments for top Trump officials. At the same time, Democratic leaders are trying to tamp down on...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Democrats focus on victims, Republicans on perpetrators after mass shootings, study finds Democrats and Republicans respond very differently to mass shootings on social media, a team of researchers has found after analyzing over 4 million tweets....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Both Democrats and Republicans blast facial-recognition technology in a rare bipartisan moment A hearing on Wednesday suggested that opposition to facial recognition technology could be the rare issue progressives and conversatives in Congress. Several members voiced worries about the technolog...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Trump Weighs Action on Gun Control. But It’s Still a Theoretical Discussion. The president is facing pushback from gun rights advocates and some of his advisers. But he could follow his pattern of abruptly dropping the idea of doing something after talking about it for weeks....
03:24, 08/15/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the Hous...
22:12, 06/26/2019

After mass killings, Trump condemns white supremacy but faces pressure for gun control President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to mass slayings over the weekend that killed 30 peopl...
20:24, 08/05/2019

Weekend of action planned to pressure Walmart to stop selling guns Guns Down America, AFT and others will rally at Walmart stores this weekend to pressure the retailer to stop selling guns and push for gun reforms       ...
08:12, 08/15/2019

The Democrats Are Just Giving Up on the Senate In order to move an agenda forward, a party needs a majority in the House and the Senate, and a president in the White House. The Democratic Party, it appears, has essentially already given up on one ...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Why Are These Democrats Too Good for the Senate? Several high-profile Democrats would rather hold on to their low-polling presidential campaigns instead of running for the Senate. Has it lost its appeal?...
00:48, 08/17/2019

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like...
23:36, 05/25/2019

Democrats Vote to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Republicans Use a Rule From 1801 to Defend Him If you needed evidence that the rules of Washington are in unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory, you just needed to watch the C-SPAN coverage of the House on Tuesday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi call...
01:48, 07/17/2019

Kamala Harris vows to take executive action on gun control if elected Sen. Kamala Harris pledged Sunday that she will pursue executive action on gun control measures if Congress fails to act in the first 100 days of her presidential administration. “I’m proposing, one, ...
23:00, 05/12/2019

More than 200 mayors sign letter to McConnell urging gun control action now More than 200 U.S. mayors have called on Senate lawmakers to cut short their summer recess to take up new gun control bills that have already passed the House....
20:48, 08/08/2019

Where the 2020 Democrats Stand on Gun Control While several presidential candidates have already rolled out plans to address gun violence, others endorsed new policies after two mass shootings over the weekend....
01:36, 08/07/2019

2020 longshot Hickenlooper mulls Senate bid amid mounting national pressure Facing the likelihood that he won’t make the stage at next month’s Democratic presidential debates, former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is considering a possible 2020 run for the Senate in...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure, as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings...
02:24, 05/22/2019

Democrats divided as pressure to impeach builds: ‘What are you waiting for?’ Dozens of Democrats have called for Trump impeachment proceedings in wake of Mueller’s report – but Pelosi has remained steadfast in opposing an inquiryIn the House of Representatives the apparently f...
15:12, 06/30/2019

Pelosi to Trump: Use the Constitution to force Senate action on guns Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to use his constitutional powers to bring the Senate back into session, ramping up her efforts to force Republicans to act against gun...
02:24, 08/09/2019

Top Senate Democrats Have the Naïveté of Babies There have been a ton of reasons to beat up on the House Democrats of late. But for whatever it’s worth, at least there’s a strong contingent in the House that isn’t suffering from a broken brain, whi...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Abortion ban reaction: Democrats erupt, Republicans stay quiet as both sides see an impact in the 2020 election The Democratic presidential contenders cast the nation’s strictest ban as a severe blow to women’s rights, while Republicans on the ballot in 2020 did not want to talk about it...
05:12, 05/16/2019

Philadelphia mayor calls for gun control action after officers injured in standoff Jim Kenney urged state and federal government to stand up to NRA or ‘then let us police ourselves’The mayor of Philadelphia has joined a growing chorus of calls for America to take action on gun contr...
14:12, 08/15/2019

House Democrats Feel Little Pressure From Voters to Impeach Trump In town hall-style meetings and meet-and-greets across the country, constituents criticized President Trump. But they are more concerned with matters other than impeachment....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Key Democrats up the pressure on Pelosi for impeachment but she stands by go-slow approach House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing pressure from within her own leadership ranks to take a more aggressive strategy toward impeachment even as Pelosi made clear that she is pursuing a deliberate app...
00:12, 05/22/2019

US Senate pushes Trump to safeguard last Russian nuclear arms control treaty Exclusive: Bipartisan bill seeks New Start extension– the last formal restraint on the world’s major arsenals Bipartisan Senate legislation introduced on Wednesday aims to change the administration’s ...
10:36, 08/01/2019

McConnell rejects mayors' demand for Senate action on gun bills, after shootings Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday rejected a plea from more than 200 mayors to call the Senate back early to consider new gun legislation, following two weekend mass shootings that ...
05:12, 08/09/2019

No more tiptoeing: 2020 Democrats put gun control at center of debate Even before the recent spate of mass shootings, candidates touted comprehensive plans for stricter gun lawsJohn Kerry went pheasant hunting in Iowa weeks before the 2004 presidential election. Hillary...
10:00, 08/07/2019

Democrats amplify pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Trump blasts NYT for changing headline under pressure from ‘Radical Left Democrats’ President Trump took The New York Times to task Wednesday for changing the headline of its lead article about his remarks on the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton after taking heat from the left fo...
19:36, 08/07/2019

Democrats ramp up pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to l...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Kris Kobach: why Democrats hope the GOP won't stop his run for US Senate Tolerance for Kansas’s former secretary of state is waning, with Republican politicians saying the party has become too rightwingIt was only nine months ago that Kansas Democrats were bidding good rid...
08:24, 08/08/2019

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Faceb...
00:24, 06/22/2019

Republicans join Democrats to kill Rand Paul's fiscally responsible Pennies Plan because no one cares about the debt crisis That was a nice decade of Republicans pretending to care about our $22 trillion national debt and annual multitrillion-dollar deficit. But as of Monday, we can safely say the Tea Party is over....
09:24, 06/05/2019

Pelosi warns Democrats that Republicans can exploit their words as controversy continues over Ocasio-Cortez’s ‘concentration camp’ comments The House Speaker said she was not “up to date” on the freshman lawmaker’s characterization but said members need to be careful given the “politically charged atmosphere.”...
20:48, 06/19/2019

Virginia Lawmakers Abruptly Adjourn Chaotic Special Session on Gun Control Without Taking Action (RICHMOND, Va.) — Less than two hours after beginning a special session called in response to a mass shooting, Virginia lawmakers abruptly adjourned Tuesday without taking any action and postpon...
22:12, 07/09/2019

Kellyanne Conway questions the competence of Philadelphia mayor after he seeks federal action on gun control The White House counselor responded to a video in which Jim Kenney called for help in the wake of this week’s shooting of six police officers in his city....
05:48, 08/16/2019

Coward Republicans in the Oregon State Senate Are Still Hiding From State Police After Killing Climate Bill Shit is really getting wild in Oregon (and, I guess, directly outside of it). Last Thursday, 11 Republicans in the state senate managed to help kill a historic carbon emissions cap-and-trade bill by s...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Democrats' gun control debate expands into an argument about money in politics Gun control emerged as a big issue during the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday in Detroit, but then it grew into an argument about money in politics....
07:24, 07/31/2019

As Democrats deepen probes, Trump accuses them of being ‘totally out of control’ The widening web of congressional investigations has demonstrated the limits of the president’s strategy to declare victory after the special counsel report....
04:36, 06/13/2019

House Democrats Demand More Control Over Border as Impasse Deepens Democrats moved to add an amendment to a Senate border-spending bill, inserting tougher oversight and health standard protections. Senate Republicans say no....
17:24, 06/27/2019

At Iowa’s Wing Ding Dinner, Democrats Assail G.O.P. on Gun Control Nearly all of the 2020 Democratic candidates gave speeches at the annual event, and while many joked about the size of the field, most sought to contrast themselves with President Trump....
04:00, 08/10/2019

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates....
03:36, 08/13/2019

Gun control could be a defining issue for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail Since the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Democrats in even the reddest of districts have made gun control a winning issue on the cam...
02:12, 08/18/2019

Democrats argue for stricter gun control over Trump’s border wall The money could go to funding FBI domestic terrorism investigations, Department of Homeland Security initiatives to counter violent extremism, and federal health agency research on gun violence accord...
05:24, 08/14/2019

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

‘Growing Wave of Support on Both Sides of the Aisle.’ New ‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Proposal Gains Momentum in Senate (WASHINGTON) — Despite frequent mass shootings, Congress has proved to be unable to pass substantial gun violence legislation, largely because of resistance from Republicans. But a bipartisan pr...
16:24, 08/07/2019

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermat...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Math favors Senate Democrats in 2020, but geography gives GOP the advantage Republicans, confident about keeping the majority, say anybody-but-Kobach in Kansas, fearing the divisive ex-attorney general could cost them a seat despite close ties to Trump....
20:12, 04/28/2019

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
21:48, 07/11/2019

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Senate Democrats face recruitment setback in bid to reclaim majority It’s been a rough week for Senate Democrats as they try to lay the groundwork to reclaim the chamber's majority in next year’s elections – with some of their most coveted recruits announcing they'll p...
21:48, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Faceb...
23:12, 06/21/2019

Democrats cast McConnell as villain in bid to win Senate and energize liberals Amy McGrath, who is challenging the Kentucky senator, and other Democrats are trying to make the 2020 election not only a referendum on President Trump, but also a chance to oust entrenched Republican...
06:12, 07/10/2019

Pavlich blasts Kamala Harris' proposed executive action on gun control: 'Attack on Second Amendment rights' Katie Pavlich said Sen. Kamala Harris’ proposed executive action on gun control if she’s elected president would be “an attack on Second Amendment rights.”...
15:24, 05/15/2019

House Democrats move towards court action against Barr, McGahn A U.S. House of Representatives committee, seeking to advance probes of President Donald Trump, unveiled a measure on Thursday that would authorize court action to enforce congressional subpoenas of ...
21:00, 06/06/2019

House Approves Court Action to Enforce Democrats’ Subpoenas The House voted on Tuesday to authorize its committees to go directly to court to enforce subpoenas that the Trump administration is resisting or ignoring....
01:48, 06/12/2019

Democrats drop opposition and back Senate plan for border funding Congressional Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a $4.6 billion bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would dispatch emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian condition...
22:36, 06/27/2019

Sen. Marsha Blackburn after AG Barr's Senate hearing: Democrats ‘can't get over the 2016 results’ Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Marsha Blackburn said during Attorney General William Barr’s Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, it was revealed that “Democrats still can't accept that Donald Tr...
19:36, 05/02/2019

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions...
23:36, 06/27/2019

House and Senate Democrats seek Trump financial records in lawsuit Democrats from the House and Senate have told a federal judge they'd like to begin pursuing President Donald Trump's personal financial records and corporate records next month as part of a lawsuit ov...
00:24, 05/30/2019

Democrats fear Trump will pull US out of last major arms control treaty with Russia FAREWELL TO ARMS CONTROL: President Trump’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty earlier has Democrats concerned he will essentially do the...
15:00, 06/06/2019

| WATCH | 2020 Democrats demand action on guns after horror week Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls made proposals ranging from firearm licensing to re-imposing an assault weapons ban at an Iowa gun safety forum Saturday, one week after mass shootings that thrus...
11:27, 08/11/2019

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in political gamesmanship....
01:12, 05/17/2019

Mitch McConnell Says Russia Investigation Is ‘Case Closed.’ Senate Democrats Disagree (WASHINGTON) — Senate Democrats say Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is “afraid” of the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller and failing to protect U.S. elections. Democrats t...
00:24, 05/08/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meet...
15:12, 07/09/2019

Beto O’Rourke says running for Senate isn’t ‘good enough.’ That’s a terrible message — and strategy — for Democrats. O'Rourke says running for Senate "would not be good enough" for El Paso. This is exactly the kind of attitude that has Democrats in the spot they are....
05:48, 08/16/2019

As Democrats debated without mentioning federal judges, the Senate confirmed 13 more Trump nominees The president has installed 144 judges to the federal bench since his inauguration, in large part thanks to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)....
03:24, 08/02/2019

‘Masterful Hairsplitting.’ Senate Democrats Criticize Attorney General Over Mueller Probe Senate Democrats criticized Attorney General William Barr for “misleading” and hairsplitting” in his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation at a hearing Wed...
21:24, 05/01/2019

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly There is increasing talk of presidential hopefuls dropping down to run for Senate. It might not deliver the Senate, but it might be the best — or even only realistic — shot Democrats have....
02:12, 08/15/2019

Top Democrats renew call for Senate to come back into session to pass background checks legislation Top congressional Democrats renewed calls on Monday for the Senate to reconvene and pass background check legislation in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
05:12, 08/06/2019

Mark Levin rails against Nancy Pelosi for declaring Trump a criminal: Democrats 'totally out of control' Fox News host Mark Levin called out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats for acting in an "unconstitutional" fashion toward President Trump. ...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Motorola One Action leak teases mysterious 'Action Cam' rear lens Motorola is really embracing the Motorola One series, as the Motorola One Vision was released in May 2019 and we've already heard rumors about its two successors. The first is the Motorola One Zo...
15:48, 08/15/2019

DJI Osmo Action is the company's first 4K rugged action camera If you've been paying attention to DJI's social channels, you'll have seen the company teasing something aquatic in nature for the past week, along with the line "unleash your other sid...
15:24, 05/15/2019

The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: The creators of Star Control have settled their lawsuit against the developer who made Star Control: Origins, a spiritual successor to the 1990 adventure game. And according to a new blog post by the ...
17:36, 06/12/2019

This Is What Republicans Dream About Last night, Alabama lawmakers gleefully passed a bill that, if signed by Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, will effectively ban abortions in the state. In passing a near-total abortion prohibition—with the on...
20:36, 05/15/2019

Republicans turn on Mueller Republicans have long straddled a fine line when it comes to Robert Mueller — laying off the special counsel’s investigation while being careful not to draw the ire of President Donald Trump.Not anymo...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Republicans get into the climate game The top Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are looking to engage with the Democratic majority on climate change, promoting private sector innovation as an alternative to regulation...
12:12, 05/03/2019

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements The House GOP has been smacked by a wave of retirements over the past few weeks — but some Republicans fear the worst is yet to come.With the GOP relegated to the minority for the first time in eight ...
01:48, 08/01/2019

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Dem...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Republicans ready to quash Cuccinelli Ken Cuccinelli has spent years attacking Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans. Now, it’s time for payback.President Donald Trump wants Cuccinelli, who most recently led the anti-establishment Senate...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Republicans tune out Robert Mueller Democrats hope to bring Robert Mueller’s report to life on Wednesday. But at least one member of the target audience says “they’re just grooming a corpse.” Senate Republicans are dismissing Mueller’s...
00:48, 07/24/2019

Biden praises Republicans, says he’ll ‘get in trouble for saying that’ Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is seeking unexpected allies for his presidential bid, praising “really good” rivals on the other side of the aisle. “There’s an awful lot of really good R...
20:12, 08/18/2019

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Man These Republicans Questioning Mueller Are Just Out of Their Minds Republicans appear to have landed on a method for dealing with Robert Mueller during his testimony before Congress: SHOUTING A LOT CAN YOU HEAR THEM SCREAMING???...
17:36, 07/24/2019

Republicans hide behind Trump in gun debate President Donald Trump briefly raised eyebrows Monday when he tweeted an endorsement of stronger background checks, tied to immigration reform, after the nightmarish mass shootings over the weekend.Bu...
02:48, 08/06/2019

After Florida's ex-felons won the right to vote, Republicans are taking it away Election reform bill SB 7066 adds a provision that felons with restitution, fees or fines will not be allowed to cast a ballotWhen two-thirds of Florida’s voters chose to restore voting rights to near...
01:48, 05/04/2019

Texas Republicans Are Terrified of a 2020 Wipeout The midterm elections produced the first sign of life in the Texas Democratic Party in a long time, with Beto O’Rourke nearly pulling off an upset in the U.S. Senate race and the party picking up a fe...
01:37, 08/13/2019

Thanks to Fox News, Republicans Now Hate the Green New Deal For a brief, shining moment, Americans were largely united in their support of a Green New Deal. When the policy was first announced, Americans didn’t know a lot about it but they generally liked the ...
03:36, 05/11/2019

Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans want just one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a cease-fire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their caucus, senators argue, but the president too.If Tr...
05:36, 06/11/2019

Republicans Hate That They Have to Respond to Trump's Racism It’s been only a couple of days since President Trump tweeted a racist screed telling four congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., to “go back and help fix the totally broken and ...
02:48, 07/16/2019

Republicans Reportedly Stunned by How Dumb Jared Actually Is The bloom may finally be off the rose for White House wunderkind Jared Kushner, who managed to deeply underwhelm a group of GOP lawmakers with his extremely half-baked ideas to overhaul the United Sta...
16:36, 05/15/2019

President Begs Republicans to Not Help Puerto Rico The House of Representatives passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief package on Friday to allocate federal funding to Puerto Rico, California, and large swathes of the Midwest and the Southeast, all of...
03:36, 05/11/2019

Sam Bee flunks anti-choice Republicans in her Sex Ed For Senators Late-night hosts weren’t shy about expressing their anger over Alabama’s newly signed (by Republican Governor Kay Ivey), draconian anti-abortion law, a blanket ban on a medical procedure affecting onl...
14:12, 05/16/2019

Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states....
01:48, 08/02/2019

These 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in Alabama Legislation makes abortion a crime at any stage of pregnancy, with the only exception for a serious threat to the health of the womanAlabama’s new law mandating an almost blanket ban on abortion, the ...
06:36, 05/15/2019

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” a...
21:00, 07/12/2019

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
21:24, 06/04/2019

Needle exchanges find new champions among Republicans More Republicans, at the statehouse level, are saying research and results support their endorsement of a once controversial plan to limit disease among drug users.       &#...
17:12, 05/08/2019

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
09:36, 07/12/2019

Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard’ The Senate is going to get back to good ol’-fashioned legislating any day now. Republicans swear it.Mitch McConnell’s Senate has been almost entirely focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s per...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Republicans take a bite out of Trump’s trade war leverage Senate Republicans are threatening to vote to cancel Trump's proposed escalation of tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. A threat is just a threat, yes, but it also could limit Trump's leverage in n...
00:12, 06/05/2019

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young familie...
04:24, 08/19/2019

ANALYSIS: How Republicans may be at risk of losing the voters they need most The Republican Party can’t afford to lose any support, but Jackson Proskow says it may be on the precipice of turning off a key demographic: suburban voters....
15:12, 08/16/2019

Republicans Underestimate Bernie Sanders at Their Peril One thing that I love about national political media is how often I get to read about what an old white guy—who makes twice as much as the average American, and spends all his time talking to old whit...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Republicans push tax relief through Kansas Legislature TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators have pushed a tax relief proposal through the Kansas Legislature. They are ignoring predictions from Gov. Laura Kelly’s fellow Democrats that she will ...
21:36, 05/05/2019

Rep. Will Hurd says Texas Republicans need to do more to diversify their ranks Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, said on Sunday that Republicans in the Lone Star state’s need to start diversifying the party and reflect the racial and ethnic make-up of Texas if they hope to maintain contr...
21:00, 07/07/2019

Republicans ready to dive off a cliff on Obamacare Republicans have no real plan to establish a new health care system if the courts strike down the Affordable Care Act before the 2020 election. But plenty of them are rooting for its demise anyway — e...
19:36, 07/14/2019

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump as Republicans assail inquiry Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said in his long-awaited U.S. congressional testimony he had not exonerated President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and defended the integri...
21:12, 07/24/2019

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal ben...
15:12, 06/30/2019

Jesse Watters: Republicans can't wait to 'grill' Mueller Fox News' Jesse Watters can't wait for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to to testify on Capitol Hill saying Republican lawmakers can't wait to "grill" him over the Russia investigation....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Debt-Ceiling and Spending Negotiations Split Republicans Some House Republicans are asking President Trump to reject any agreement to set new spending levels and increase the government’s borrowing limit without significant spending cuts, injecting further ...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Republicans flee from Trump's foreign interference remarks Senate Republicans are moving swiftly to distance themselves from President Donald Trump’s willingness to use foreign opposition research against his political opponents, with several senators up for ...
18:12, 06/13/2019

Republicans Are Reportedly Starting to Freak Out About Texas in 2020 Texans haven’t sent a Democrat to the United States Senate since the early 1990s, and haven’t elected a Democrat as governor since 1991. Nevertheless, with the perennially unpopular Donald Trump on th...
16:12, 06/12/2019

These Four Republicans Voted to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Here’s What They Said About It The House voted Tuesday night to officially condemn racist remarks President Donald Trump made over the weekend. On Sunday, President Donald Trump sparked outrage when he aimed a series of tweets at f...
10:36, 07/17/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he wa...
02:24, 08/09/2019

House Republicans balking as budget vote looms GOP leaders—with some help from President Donald Trump—are scrambling to round up Republican support for a two-year, $2.7 trillion budget deal as the House moves toward a vote on the package Thursday ...
17:12, 07/25/2019

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressio...
19:24, 06/07/2019

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a ...
03:12, 06/21/2019

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans a...
08:24, 05/31/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia — despite Trum...
04:36, 05/07/2019

My Fellow Republicans Must Stand Against the Alt-Right Virus Infecting America In the immediate aftermath of the El Paso shooting, a raging argument broke out online and across the airwaves. Given that the suspected shooter used one of Donald Trump’s favorite words to desc...
15:12, 08/08/2019

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter this year, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of the total, the president'...
16:36, 07/02/2019

Republicans look to make Biden pay for downplaying China threat Republicans see Joe Biden's dismissive comments about China as a weakness to be exploited, turning his foreign policy resume into a campaign weakness....
12:12, 06/07/2019

Only 4 Republicans voted to condemn Trump’s ‘go back’ remarks Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go back” to their home countries — though all are citizens and three were born in the U.S.A. — Democrats muscled the resolution throu...
00:36, 07/18/2019

Blow for never-Trump Republicans as Larry Hogan decides not to run Maryland governor had explored run against presidentDoes not rule out post-Trump run in 2024The hopes and dreams of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump took a heavy blow on Saturday, as Maryland gover...
01:24, 06/02/2019

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than Republicans. It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
03:24, 08/15/2019

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far The GOP members of congress who represent Texas are caught between loyalty to the president and the potentially severe economic consequences to their state....
07:36, 06/07/2019

How Florida’s summer of slime turned Republicans into eco-warriors After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issueIt was a sweltering late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Har...
07:36, 07/09/2019

Republicans, Men and Christians Aren't Trying to Ban Abortions. White People Are News outlets across the country have characterized two recent bills that effectively banned abortions in Georgia and Alabama in a number of ways. Some media outlets have painted the laws as Republican...
22:36, 05/16/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
18:48, 05/18/2019

The Republicans Who Voted to Condemn Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
16:12, 07/17/2019

Trump's Pick for New Spy Chief Is Reportedly Rattling Top Republicans Donald Trump’s pick to replace Dan Coats as the Director of National Intelligence is Rep. John Ratcliffe, a vocal conservative lawmaker whose biggest qualification, it seems, is that he yelled at Robe...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter t...
00:48, 07/04/2019

Republicans threaten revolt against Trump's Mexico tariffs Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump could face a shocking rebellion against him on the Senate floor if the president slaps Mexico with wide-ranging tariffs.At a closed-door lunch Tuesd...
21:48, 06/04/2019

In Ohio, Republicans leaving nothing to chance in Trump re-election bid Dozens of Republican activists, county chairs and volunteers gathered at Franklin University in Columbus last month for the state's first-ever "Trump Victory Communication College."...
13:12, 06/06/2019

Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that much whiter and more male....
01:48, 08/03/2019

Republicans Are Having a Meltdown Over Donald Trump Jr.'s Congressional Subpoena Donald Trump Jr., the president’s beefy, stump-sitting son, has been subpoenaed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, reportedly to answer questions about his previous appearance, where...
19:12, 05/09/2019

Marianne Williamson Has Her Moment. And Republicans Are Gleefully Trumpeting It. The self-help author had some standout moments in Tuesday’s Democratic debate, and the right propped her up as a way to portray the whole field as wacky and unserious....
00:36, 08/01/2019

Hannity: Mueller testimony will be 'golden opportunity' for Republicans The upcoming Capitol Hill testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will mark a "golden opportunity" for Republicans to hold him accountable, "Hannity" host Sean Hannity said Friday in his op...
07:12, 07/13/2019

Republicans Are Going to Great Lengths to Distract from Trump’s Racism A week has passed since Donald Trump tweeted an undeniably racist message about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.” But the ou...
19:36, 07/21/2019

Genius Republicans Starting to Realize Trump May Not Be On the Level Donald Trump has flouted political norms since well before he actually took office, and folks, it looks like some Republican members of Congress are finally catching on....
00:24, 05/21/2019

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant gove...
20:24, 06/18/2019

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
14:12, 07/13/2019

Republicans slow to condemn Trump's attacks on congresswomen President Donald Trump’s party is struggling to respond to his demand that liberal freshman congresswomen “go back” where they came from, with pushback from Republicans finally starting to trickle in ...
20:24, 07/15/2019

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commissi...
12:48, 07/21/2019

McConnell: Republicans would confirm a justice during 2020 election Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that Republicans would fill an opening on the Supreme Court if there were a vacancy next year — in contrast with 2016, when he stated his fierce ...
04:12, 05/29/2019

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
23:24, 07/09/2019

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broader immigration fight amid reports that lawmakers a...
21:24, 06/04/2019

Some Republicans unsettled by Trump’s sweeping claims of immunity Senior House Republicans are breaking with Donald Trump over the president’s legal claims that Congress can’t investigate whether a commander-in-chief violated the law. That view, advanced by Trump’s...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Josh Hawley rattles Republicans as he derails GOP judge Sen. Josh Hawley makes no apologies for bringing down a Republican judicial nominee — even if his tactics irritate some of his own GOP colleagues. Michael Bogren’s withdrawal Tuesday from considerati...
04:24, 06/13/2019

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particula...
03:00, 06/11/2019

The Republicans taking on Trump in 2020 despite the ‘very, very slim’ odds The Republican class of 2020 is serious about defeating the incumbent president – even pumping their life savings in their campaigns or quitting their careersDonald Trump won the Republican nomination...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Rewrite of Bank Rules Makes Little Progress, Frustrating Republicans Trump-appointed regulators came into office vowing to pare back Wall Street’s postcrisis rulebook. More than two years into the administration, most of the work remains unfinished, particularly for th...
13:12, 06/10/2019

U.S. House Republicans ask to review Amazon Web Services after Capital One breach Amazon.com Inc was asked by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday to brief them on security protocols for its cloud storage service after a massive data breach of Capital One F...
23:24, 08/01/2019

Ken Starr: Mueller testimony presents 'golden opportunity' to Republicans House Republicans on the Judiciary and Intelligence committees will have a unique opportunity to question former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after Democrats pressed to have him come and testify, ac...
05:00, 07/13/2019

Republicans silent as Trump renews racist attack on congresswomen Weekend tweets had urged them to ‘go back’ homePresident targets Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib, Pressley and OmarIn the face of international condemnation – but very little comment from his own party – Donald ...
14:48, 07/15/2019

What Russian interference? While grilling Mueller, Republicans repeatedly downplay it. Republicans generally asked about Russian interference only in ways intended to absolve President Trump of guilt or undermine Robert S. Mueller III's conclusions....
21:12, 07/25/2019

Republicans are becoming economic populists again. That's a good thing | Zaid Jilani The Republican senator Josh Hawley has accused his party of failing to protect Americans from capitalism. He’s rightIn 1956, the Republican party met for its national convention in San Francisco and l...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Republicans push back on cash Wolf wants for voting machines HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican lawmakers aren’t committing to the money sought by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to back up his demand that Pennsylvania’s counties replace their voting machin...
16:12, 06/12/2019

Here Are the Republicans Who Voted to Condemn as Racist Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
05:24, 07/17/2019

Michigan Republicans Tune In to Democratic Debate. No Conversions Reported. Scouting out the opposition, Republicans viewing Wednesday’s debate were impressed by Tulsi Gabbard and Elizabeth Warren and quick to defend President Trump....
20:36, 06/27/2019

Republicans to Trump: Don't get carried away with retaliation for Iran drone attack Congressional allies warned President Trump Thursday evening the U.S. shouldn’t retaliate against Iran’s downing of a drone in a way that could trigger a broader conflict....
07:00, 06/21/2019

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle' An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral ho...
22:24, 07/19/2019

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump's inflammatory tweets Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist, on four Democratic l...
03:24, 07/18/2019

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t ha...
02:36, 06/18/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and ques...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
21:12, 07/02/2019

Ahead of House hearing, Republicans sharpen knives for Mueller Robert Mueller stayed mum for nearly two years in the face of repeated verbal attacks on his integrity by President Donald Trump and his conservative Republican allies in Congress....
02:48, 07/24/2019

How Republicans defended Trump’s tweets: Avoidance, semantics and whataboutism In the days after President Trump’s tweets targeting minority congresswomen, many congressional Republicans defended the remarks or pointed the finger at Democrats for the heated rhetoric....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Republicans block election security efforts despite Mueller's warnings Senators stand in way of multiple bills within 24 hours of former special counsel’s testimony on Russian threatSenate Republicans have twice blocked legislation aimed at strengthening US election secu...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Republicans Prep for Mueller Showdown and Counsel a Light Touch House Republicans have savaged Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, but when it comes to his testimony, many are advocating a gentler approach to close the door on his inquiry....
14:24, 07/20/2019

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020 The move by states like Alabama, Georgia and Ohio to impose drastic restrictions on abortion could bolster Republicans' support from religious voters wary of President Donald Trump but risks alienatin...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Republicans criticize Montana governor for flying pride flag HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s Republican legislative leaders are criticizing Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock for flying the gay pride rainbow flag instead of the state flag over the weekend. Hous...
03:36, 06/25/2019

Fear Spurs Support for Health Law as Republicans Work to Repeal It Thousands of people are speaking out in support of the Affordable Care Act by sharing testimonials with Congress and holding rallies across the country....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Biden: If You Don't Want to Work With Republicans, Start a 'Real, Physical Revolution' At the Poor People’s Campaign’s presidential forum tonight, former Vice President Joe Biden took a shot at Sen. Bernie Sanders when he was asked about cooperating with Republicans to pass legislation....
07:24, 06/18/2019

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, a...
00:24, 05/29/2019

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers had blocked three separate attempts to pass th...
04:00, 06/04/2019

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to r...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Republicans Revel in Biden’s Debate Troubles, but See a New Threat in Harris Trump campaign aides and allies acknowledged that the California senator could be a vexing rival and that the Democratic race will be more unpredictable than they had thought....
00:36, 06/29/2019

Factbox: Which U.S. Republicans criticized Trump's racially charged attacks? Almost three dozen of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress had as of late Tuesday criticized fellow Republican President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks in recent days on fo...
03:12, 07/17/2019

In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets After initial hesitation, a growing number of Republicans in the U.S. Congress - including almost half the Ohio delegation in the House - have openly criticized President Donald Trump over his raciall...
03:12, 07/17/2019

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
22:12, 06/03/2019

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshman lawmakers. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy de...
21:12, 07/16/2019

A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, and a collective eye on 2020....
05:12, 07/16/2019

Wyden at DEF CON: Mitch McConnell Wants Foreign Hackers to Help Republicans Win Elections Before a crowd of hacking conference goers, Senator Ron Wyden on Friday took aim at Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, accusing him of blocking election security legislation because, he said...
10:48, 08/10/2019

White House tries to rally Republicans around changes to legal immigration system But with little support among Democrats for such a dramatic overhaul the effort serves as primarily a political document that Trump and Republicans can rally behind. ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Trump gets it wrong on mass shootings, but Republicans deserve the blame Recent tragic events have, critics say, displayed once again the moral collapse of one of America’s two great partiesPresidential addresses in the wake of national tragedies are typically attempts to ...
15:36, 08/06/2019

The real reason Republicans are so interested in the census | David Daley A Republican strategist conceived a clever long-term strategy to maintain conservative power in a changing nation. We must fight backThe supreme court is expected to soon rule on whether the Trump adm...
12:48, 06/23/2019

Republicans press Pence for answers on 'send her back' chant Republican members are expressing shock and discomfort over the “send her back” chants that erupted during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night, with even some members of House GOP leadershi...
21:48, 07/18/2019

Trump looks to go easy on Turkey, setting up a fight with congressional Republicans President Trump doesn’t want to punish Turkey further for purchasing advanced anti-aircraft weaponry from Russia, putting him on a collision course with Republican lawmakers intent on rebuking the way...
00:12, 07/30/2019

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republicans decided Thursday that they had found the real...
00:36, 06/14/2019

National Republicans Decide to Lean Into Grotesque Abortion Laws Here’s the shock of the century: after about a week of mostly trying to avoid talking about Alabama’s outright abortion ban passed last week, which would bar abortion even in cases of rape or incest a...
22:12, 05/23/2019

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this fam...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Mark Levin: Republicans should 'force' Robert Mueller to testify After special counsel Robert Mueller's brief statement on Wednesday concluding the investigation into Russian hacking and President Trump, 'Life, Liberty and Levin' host Mark Levin has argued that Mue...
17:24, 05/31/2019

Republicans Are Trying to Smear Ilhan Omar With a Ridiculously Doctored Video The right-wing smear machine revved up again on Thursday, continuing President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar by promoting a heavily edited video they’re spinning as a smok...
21:24, 07/25/2019

Republicans struggle to respond in wake of El Paso, Dayton shootings There were thoughts and prayers, a presidential proclamation lowering flags at half-staff and praise for law enforcement — but few concrete proposals for action to stem the violence....
03:36, 08/05/2019

House Republicans criticize Rep. Tlaib over remarks on Holocaust, Israel Talib said it gave her a “calming feeling” to think of how her Palestinian ancestors suffered to create a safe haven for Jewish people. But Republicans called her remarks anti-Semitic....
03:00, 05/13/2019

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political ...
14:00, 07/21/2019

Joe Biden argues Republicans would work with him ... by pointing to Merrick Garland? “With Trump gone you’re going to begin to see things change," Biden said Monday night, "because these folks know better. They know this isn’t what they’re supposed to be doing."...
19:24, 06/11/2019

Dan Bongino: Republicans can't let Mueller off hook for what's missing in Russia report Republicans have a "golden opportunity" to press Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill this week, especially for what he didn't include in the Russia report, according to Fox News contributor Dan Bongino....
17:48, 07/22/2019

Pelosi accuses Republicans of tolerating Trump's unethical behavior for 'money' "Appalled" by President Trump's comments on Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called out Republicans for refusing to hold him accountable and suggested they did so in order to make mone...
23:36, 06/13/2019

House Intel Republicans offer rare praise for Adam Schiff President Donald Trump and Republicans have harangued House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, accusing him of lying to the country and demanding his resignation.But the senior Republican wh...
17:36, 05/10/2019

Republicans confront Mueller with allegations of double standard in Russia probe Congressional Republicans accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday of operating under a double standard in his Russia investigation, alleging during a heated Hill hearing that Muelle...
20:24, 07/24/2019

Trump urges House Republicans to back U.S. government spending deal Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives should vote for a two-year deal to fund the federal government and extend the nation's borrowing authority, President Donald Trump said on Thursday bef...
16:24, 07/25/2019

McConnell urges Republicans: Hold your nose and pass budget deal Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Senate lawmakers to pass a massive federal spending and borrowing deal as Republicans registered their opposition to the measure....
00:12, 08/01/2019

Comey defends Obama's handling of Russian interference, knocks Republicans Former FBI Director James Comey defended President Barack Obama's handling of Russian interference during the 2016 election, placing more blame on Republican lawmakers for not wanting to disclose Russ...
06:24, 05/10/2019

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troub...
02:12, 07/02/2019

Georgia Republicans Celebrate Restricting Access to Abortion with a Fist Bump If Trumpism has been good for any one thing, it’s allowed Republicans the comfort level to show the nation exactly how they feel about their legislative victories restricting women’s reproductive righ...
22:36, 05/18/2019

Mitch McConnell Called Out for Blocking Vote on Net Neutrality Rules Republicans Actually Like The consumer protections widely known as “net neutrality” are hugely popular among Republicans throughout the U.S., if only because cable and internet providers are American’s choice example of rapac...
02:24, 06/12/2019

Republicans hope for recharge in US-UK ties as Boris Johnson takes power As Boris Johnson takes over as U.K. prime minister, President Trump and his allies in Congress are hoping for relations with America's closest ally to improve after a rocky few months. ...
22:12, 07/25/2019

Chelsea Handler blames Republicans for Colorado high school shooting Comedian Chelsea Handler blames Republicans for the shooting at a Colorado high school that reportedly left one person dead and eight others injured....
23:12, 05/08/2019

Republicans attack Watergate's John Dean in messy partisan hearing John Dean, Congress’ star Watergate witness, returned to Capitol Hill on Monday to help Democrats link President Donald Trump to one of the biggest presidential scandals in modern history. But Republi...
05:36, 06/11/2019

Republicans launch Mueller hearing war room, aim to turn tables on Dem 'photo op' Republicans are preparing an aggressive defense of President Trump surrounding former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony Wednesday, with the president's campaign and the party fi...
17:00, 07/23/2019

Most Republicans plan to tune out Mueller probe: Reuters/Ipsos poll When Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump, a key part of the...
13:12, 07/23/2019

In a Switch, Some Republicans Start Citing Climate Change as Driving Their Policies Driven partly by polls showing voters in both parties — particularly younger ones — are worried about a warming planet, some lawmakers are changing how they talk about climate change....
11:23, 04/30/2019

Republicans' white supremacist problem is a threat to America | Carol Anderson The party has reinforced racism, homophobia and misogyny to tilt the electorate as far to the right as possibleThe Republicans have a problem. A white supremacist problem. Decades ago they made a cras...
15:36, 08/06/2019

Rep. Lucy McBath, whose son was fatally shot, accused by Republicans of politicizing shootings “Our nation’s dangerous gun laws are the reason that I was never able to take senior prom pictures and graduation pictures or send Jordan off to college,” McBath responded....
06:48, 08/08/2019

Republicans won’t fully rebuke Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of colour in Congress....
07:12, 07/16/2019

Virginia Republicans lose in U.S. Supreme Court racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of b...
19:00, 06/17/2019

Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous accusations of abuse against billionaire pedophile Je...
04:12, 07/09/2019

Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry th...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Stirewalt: Trump's Omar, AOC comments leading Pelosi to try to 'trap Republicans' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to "trap Republicans" after President Trump made incendiary remarks about a handful of progressive lawmakers, according to Chris Stirewalt....
01:12, 07/16/2019

Collins and Murkowski become most prominent Republicans to slam Trump for 'unacceptable' tweets Two senators from President Trump’s own party spoke out Monday against the president’s tweets suggesting that four minority congresswomen "go back" to where they came from, calling the tweets “spitefu...
23:00, 07/15/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduced by Republicans and signed by Donald Trump, the GO...
00:24, 06/11/2019

Republicans weigh vote against Trump's tariff plan against Mexico: report Republican lawmakers are gearing up for a vote to potentially override President Trump's planned tariff on Mexico this month as an unmoved Trump reportedly remains defiant of his party’s warnings....
14:36, 06/04/2019

‘This Is a Distraction.’ Republicans Worry Trump’s Racist Comments Will Hurt Him in 2020 President Donald Trump has unleashed a series of racist attacks in recent weeks, indicating that white grievance could be a key focus of his 2020 campaign strategy. But some Republicans worry that wil...
22:12, 07/30/2019

Oregon Republicans Have Literally Gone Into Hiding to Prevent Climate Change Legislation All eleven Republican state senators in Oregon are currently in hiding in order to prevent the state legislature from having the quorum of people necessary to pass a carbon cap. Now, Gov. Kate Brown h...
10:48, 06/21/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for presid...
01:00, 05/23/2019

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than His Fellow Republicans. The Lesson: It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
00:12, 08/14/2019

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
01:36, 05/31/2019

Trump Casts Himself, Army, Republicans As Stars Of Fourth Of July Pageant With US 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......
03:00, 07/04/2019

Alyssa Milano says she's 'feeling hopeless' because of Republicans inaction on key issues of ‘tyranny’ Actress and liberal activist Alyssa Milano tweeted that she’s “feeling hopeless” thanks to perceived inaction by the Republican Party on key issues. ...
16:12, 07/30/2019

House Republicans plan yearly retreat in Baltimore despite Trump’s attacks The GOP’s choice of venue could present a difficult situation for Trump. Sitting presidents customarily speak each year at their party’s House retreat....
23:24, 07/29/2019

U.S. Supreme Court spurns Virginia Republicans in racial gerrymandering case The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed Republican legislators in Virginia a defeat, leaving in place a ruling that invalidated state electoral districts they drew because they weakened the clout of b...
17:24, 06/17/2019

The party of white men? Will Hurd's exit exposes Republicans' diversity problem Hurd’s departure set to leave one Republican African American in Congress – and 41 of 53 sitting GOP senators are white menFour months ago, the woman in charge of recruiting Republicans to run for Con...
21:48, 08/02/2019

Republicans should reject Maxine Waters' bad Export-Import Bank deal Democrats are eager to ramp up a corporate welfare agency and load it up with some lefty mandates. That's no surprise. What's inexplicable is that at least one powerful Republican is going along with ...
06:24, 06/20/2019

Republicans Quietly Relieved After Stephen Moore Withdraws From Federal Reserve Nomination Senate Republicans are breathing a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve decided to bow out in the face of persistent controversy over his past...
00:36, 05/03/2019

Millennials' financial futures at stake in Social Security reform debate, Republicans say Congressional lawmakers want to extend Social Security's solvency. But they also want to make sure millennials will get as much money out as they pay in....
21:12, 07/25/2019

Republicans mostly silent after Trump rally racist chants aimed at Ilhan Omar With few exceptions, elected Republican officials replied with silence, or feigned ignorance, after ‘send her back’ chants“The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his inte...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups have vowed to protect Republican senators in Oregon...
00:36, 06/22/2019

Republicans Melt Down After House Democrat Calls Child Migrant Deaths 'Intentional' Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee voted to remove Illinois Rep. Lauren Underwood’s comments from the congressional record on Wednesday after she said that the growing deaths ...
19:24, 05/23/2019

Republicans fret Trump tariffs could backfire in 2020 even as they applaud stand against China SAVANNAH, Ga. — Republicans fret the confrontation with China could spiral out of control and derail the booming economy they are counting on to hold the White House in 2020, even though most have con...
14:24, 05/23/2019

House Republicans to challenge Trump appointee over his report urging Conway’s firing Special Counsel Henry Kerner, who recommended that presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for violating a law that bans partisan politics in the workplace, is set to testify to the Oversight...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Republicans pounce on Dems’ plan to give health insurance to illegal immigrants Republicans pounced Friday after all 10 Democrats in the presidential debate a night earlier called for extending taxpayer-funded health care for illegal immigrants. “Millions of Americans struggle to...
21:24, 06/28/2019

North Carolina Republicans to Pick Candidate for Congress in Fraud-Tainted District State officials ordered a new election in the Ninth Congressional District, so Republicans must select one of 10 candidates in the last unsettled House race of the midterms....
17:48, 05/14/2019

Just What We Suspected: Push for Citizenship Question on 2020 Census Is About Favoring Whites and Republicans Virtual messages from the grave prove that the Trump administration’s push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has indeed been a craven ploy to benefit Republicans and “non-Hispanic white...
03:24, 05/31/2019

Republicans distance themselves from Trump calling Cummings a racist, but avoid criticizing the president Trump never offered any reason or explanation for why he called Cummings a racist and it was one of the more striking aspects of his weekend attacks on the lawmaker....
02:12, 07/30/2019

Joe Biden To Give First 2020 Speech in Pennsylvania as Republicans Prepare for a State Battle (HARRISBURG, Pa.) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battlegr...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Outgoing CBO director says Republicans blew Obamacare repeal, but won't take responsibility for CBO's biggest failure Outgoing Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall said Republicans deserve responsibility for blowing their effort to repeal Obamacare, but he deflected any accountability for his office's bigg...
20:12, 06/03/2019

Republicans criticize minority lawmakers as ‘far-left’ while chastising Trump for ‘over the line’ tweets Several Republicans assailed Trump without any mention of the policies of the four Democratic congresswomen, calling the president’s remarks “spiteful.”...
02:36, 07/16/2019

'View' host Joy Behar declares Republicans want women 'in the kitchen barefoot and pregnant' “The View” co-host Joy Behar declared Monday that the GOP is “trying to set women back” decades in response to the "heartbeat" bill that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp recently signed into law – but co-host ...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Republicans in Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" th...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Oregon governor blasts Republicans who’ve fled state to avoid climate vote SALEM, Ore. — Gov. Kate Brown said Monday she won’t negotiate with Republicans who walked out to thwart landmark climate legislation, at least not until they return to the Capitol. All 11 Republican s...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their countr...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Trump frightens Republicans but 'doesn't scare me,' departing party congressman Amash says A U.S. congressman who is leaving the Republican Party said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's personal attacks against critics intimidate others in the party from speaking out against him, but s...
18:36, 07/07/2019

Factbox: More Republicans hit Trump's attacks on minority congresswomen after 'send her back' chant More Republican lawmakers complained on Thursday about U.S. President Donald Trump's inflammatory attacks on four Democratic lawmakers, all minority women, after chants of "send her back" by Trump sup...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Bette Midler blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote bashing Republicans, Fox News Bette Midler was a hounded on social media Sunday for tweeting a debunked quote Trump supposedly gave People Magazine in 1998 regarding running for president as a Republican....
10:36, 06/03/2019

Brzezinski blasts Trump as 'national security threat,' labels Republicans 'cowards' for not challenging him Elected Republicans got some tough criticism from MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski on Thrusday, as they responded to President Trump's comments about accepting opposition research from foreign countries....
00:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Republicans in U.S. Congress push back on Trump weapons packages to Saudi Arabia, UAE U.S. Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunat...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Pete Buttigieg uses Bible verse to slam 'so-called conservative Christian' Republicans during debate South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg blasted "so-called conservative Christian Senators" for opposing the minimum wage as Democrats tried to take the moral high ground during the first night of the s...
21:24, 07/31/2019

Trade war threatens to roil 2020 race as Republicans complain about the tariffs Trump loves Trade has exposed a rift in the White House and among the president’s allies — with some pushing for a quick resolution to calm the markets ahead of 2020, and others warning the president that a weak ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
15:24, 06/22/2019

Second congressional Democrat staffer charged in scheme to dox Republicans amid Kavanaugh confirmation fight A second aide to New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges stemming from a scheme to publicly post the personal information of several Republican politicians amid the content...
14:48, 06/20/2019

Anti-Trump 'View' host Joy Behar attacks Republicans in wake of Mueller hearings "The View's" Joy Behar had some strong words for Republicans, arguing they treated former Special Counsel Robert Mueller with "disrespect" during his appearance on Capitol Hill Wednesday....
20:36, 07/25/2019

As Republicans rally behind Trump’s effort to block Democratic probes, McConnell says ‘case closed’ In an escalating fight, the White House invoked executive power to prevent former counsel Donald McGahn from complying with a congressional subpoena....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Dem-led House clears Trump-backed budget and debt limit package, most Republicans oppose House lawmakers on Thursday passed a budget and debt deal that that received bi-partisan support and the strongest endorsement yet from President Trump....
00:36, 07/26/2019

Conservative group hits back after Feinstein accuses Republicans of packing courts by rushing confirmations Senate Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., accused Republicans on Thursday of trying to stack federal courts by pushing President Trump's nominees so quickly through the con...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Republicans dumped free trade to support Trump's 'radical and reckless' policies A key legacy of this president will be his ability to unilaterally impose tariffs (i.e. taxes on American customers) for any purpose, at any time, and without Republican opposition, writes former Sen....
19:24, 06/28/2019

Restrictive abortion bill weighs on Alabama Republicans, who struggle with lack of exceptions for rape, incest Vote scheduled for Tuesday could secure an almost all-out ban on abortion amid hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case and overturn Roe v. Wade....
06:12, 05/14/2019

The Daily 202: Ohio congressman joins a group of Republicans who flipped on guns after violence hit close to home Mike Turner’s daughter was across the street from the shooting in Dayton. Now the representative with the A-rating from the NRA wants an assault weapons ban....
19:12, 08/07/2019

George Conway: Republicans Who Believed Juanita Broaddrick Should Believe E. Jean Carroll’s Assault Accusations Against Trump George Conway, husband of White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway and frequent critic of President Donald Trump, has spoken out about writer E. Jean Carroll’s new sexual assault accusations again...
21:36, 06/23/2019

MSNBC host raises eyebrows by bizarrely asking GOP pollster if Kamala Harris is 'too black' for moderate Republicans It's no surprise MSNBC is far from welcoming for Republicans, but MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle odd question to a GOP pollster on Monday still raised eyebrows....
00:12, 07/09/2019

GM Predicts Further Pressure From China General Motors warned that weaker results from China will continue to weigh on its bottom line this year as a slowdown in the world’s largest vehicle market takes a toll on even the biggest auto-indus...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Not just players under pressure to get it right at U.S. Open John Bodenhamer will be under almost as much pressure as the players to get things right at this week's U.S. Open on his debut as the man responsible for setting up the Pebble Beach course....
10:24, 06/10/2019

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the ...
02:00, 06/19/2019

How Does China’s Currency Move Put Pressure on U.S.? A weaker renminbi blunts President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese-made goods. But the strategy carries risks beyond worsening relations with the United States....
02:24, 08/06/2019

Trade tensions keep Wall St. under pressure U.S. stocks struggled for direction after three days of gains on Friday, as investors weighed mixed headlines on trade, with China's aggressive stance in its trade war with the United States remaining...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Powell Says Fed Won't Bend to Political Pressure Fed Chairman Jerome Powell pushed back against President Trump’s demands for lower interest rates—citing the central bank’s independence—while explaining why it might nevertheless cut interest rates s...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Joe Biden Has Been in High-Pressure Debates Before. But Never Like This For Joe Biden, the déjà vu is real. An unpopular, scandal-plagued incumbent President. Tax cuts that aren’t being felt in the middle class. A restless public that has lost faith in...
12:36, 06/27/2019

Huawei 'confident' UK will resist pressure from US over 5G Huawei is confident that the UK will resist "politically motivated" pressure from the US and "make the right decision" to allow the Chinese telecommunications giant to supply critical parts of its nex...
08:36, 08/15/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters disrupted pockets across Hong Kong Friday, blocking roads and occupying government buildings, as activists’ focus broadened to include authorities’ response to last week’s mass...
14:12, 06/21/2019

This $119 Pressure Washer Is Cheaper Than Therapy You might not think you need a pressure washer, but after spending 10 minutes on r/pressurewashingporn, you’ll have your credit card out. For a limited time, Walmart and Amazon’s marked down a powerfu...
15:36, 05/17/2019

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in i...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong protesters vow to keep up pressure As Hong Kong reels under the largest protests in its history over an extradition bill, experts say the protest movement is evolving into a permanent campaign seeking to preserve the city's civil liber...
15:24, 07/10/2019

Credit Agricole CEO says no pressure, no need to grow via M&A Credit Agricole's Chief Executive Philippe Brassac said his bank will focus on organic growth in the coming three years as it has no pressure or need to expand through acquisitions....
12:24, 06/06/2019

Vettel not feeling pressure despite 15 races without a win Despite 15 Formula One races without a win, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel claims he is not burdened by his lack of form heading into this weekend's French Grand Prix   ...
20:48, 06/20/2019

UK leader under pressure as rivals push for the end of May LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing an uncomfortable meeting with Conservative Party lawmakers who are demanding she quit within weeks. Executive members of a committee that ove...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Fed likely to resist pressure to cut U.S. rates this week The U.S. Federal Reserve, facing fresh demands by President Donald Trump to cut interest rates, is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at a policy meeting this week but possibly lay the ground...
07:48, 06/17/2019

‘Enough is enough’: Dems pressure McConnell to act on guns Several House Democrats, led by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, descended on an empty Capitol on Tuesday to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington and take action ...
22:24, 08/13/2019

Trump insists he's 'strongly pro-life' while joining Republicans in speaking out against extreme aspects of recent anti-abortion laws Reuters President Donald Trump has distanced himself from restrictive abortion laws that don't allow for exemptions in cases of rape or incest. Though he didn't name specific policies, anti-abortion...
22:12, 05/19/2019

We Need Gun Control at Every Level The vast majority of Americans do not need a firearm, and yet they own them anyway, and continue to use them to kill. This is an epidemic that stems from a single source—the enormous, poorly regulated...
00:36, 05/15/2019

How to Take Control of Your Schedule If you want to do something, block off time for it. This includes everything from the task you have to finish at work to the walk you want to take with your family. The novel you want to write. The w...
18:48, 08/08/2019

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a clinical trial where medication and doctor's visits a...
19:24, 07/31/2019

Montenegro: Serbs under pressure not to play against Kosovo PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Ethnic Serbs on Montenegro’s national team are under pressure to boycott a European Championship qualifier against Kosovo. Montenegro’s state TV said that coac...
20:24, 06/07/2019

Vettel under increasing pressure heading into German GP Given Sebastian Vettel's lack of form, the last place he might want to race this weekend is his home grand prix in Germany       ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

Russia says don't use tanker attacks to pressure Iran: RIA Russia on Thursday warned against rushing to attribute blame for a suspected attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, and said the incident should not be used to stoke tensions with Tehran, Russia's...
15:48, 06/13/2019

4 Your Health: People not managing blood pressure Many people with high blood pressure do not manage it well.NBCNews.com Many people with high blood pressure don’t have it under control. Researchers screened more than 1.5 million people across ...
22:36, 05/17/2019

Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week an...
11:36, 08/10/2019

Maguire must live with the price tag pressure, says Van Dijk "Harry Maguire will come under the microscope like never before after his £80m move to Manchester United made him the world\u0027s most expensive defender and Liverpool\u0027s Virgil van Dijk says he ...
16:48, 08/06/2019

EU countries put pressure on refugee sea rescue missions A court in Malta has fined a German captain for sailing an improperly registered rescue ship to save displaced people on the Mediterranean Sea. Malta and Italy have repeatedly closed ports to voluntee...
01:12, 05/15/2019

Fed, Facing Pressure on Rate Cut, to Decide on Next Move Federal Reserve officials will wrap up their two-day meeting Wednesday after discussing whether they will need to lower the benchmark interest rate, if not now, then in summer....
15:12, 06/19/2019

With China a 'manipulator,' heightened pressure on Fed to ease Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, who last week cut U.S. interest rates as an insurance policy against the effects of "simmering" trade tensions, may need to buy more coverage after the United Stat...
06:24, 08/06/2019

Bottas under pressure to show he can beat Hamilton again After being criticized for not winning a race last season Valtteri Bottas has different pressure to deal with at this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Iran to Keep Exporting Crude Oil Despite US Pressure: President Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. pressure aimed at reducing the nation's crude oil shipments to zero, Iran President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on Iranian state TV on....
11:24, 04/30/2019

I am under pressure to ignore my grandmother’s will | Annalisa Barbieri The only answer is to go back to the beginning: do what your grandmother wanted, but perhaps with some caveats, says our expert Annalisa BarbieriMy grandmother is frail and in her 90s. She has three c...
18:24, 08/16/2019

Can Anxiety Cause High Blood Pressure? Here’s What the Research Says Anxiety is part of life. You feel it when you’re stuck in traffic, harried at work or worrying about your family and finances. There’s no doubt that feeling anxious can elevate your blood ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Uber CEO expects further pressure as shares add to losses, down 12% Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell 12% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant's poorly received market debut, and its chief executive officer said he expected the sto...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Chris Evert: Tennis stars under more pressure Former world No. 1 Chris Evert tells CNN that today's tennis stars are under more pressure, due to money and the media, to perform compared with her day....
18:36, 04/28/2019

China says U.S. can't use pressure to force trade deal The United States cannot use pressure to force a trade deal on China, a senior Chinese official and trade negotiator said on Sunday, refusing to be drawn on whether the leaders of the two countries wo...
13:36, 06/02/2019

| Algeria protesters keep up pressure after resignations, arrests Algerian protesters have vowed to keep up the pressure on the regime left behind by Abdelaziz Bouteflika, staging a tenth consecutive weekly mass rally after a string of people close to the toppled pr...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Maruti Suzuki Sales Under Pressure For The Last Three Months Maruti Suzuki, which commands over half of the market share in the Indian car market has seen a significant impact on the overall passenger vehicle sales since the beginning of 2019. Maruti's sales......
15:36, 05/01/2019

Herbal sex supplement sent man's blood pressure through the roof A man's blood pressure skyrocketed to dangerous levels after he took an herbal supplement touted for sexual enhancement, according to a new report of the man's case....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Top Tories under pressure to oppose May’s Brexit deal PM facing heavy Commons defeat after party’s right wing warns leadership hopefulsTory leadership candidates from Boris Johnson to Dominic Raab are under pressure from the party’s right to oppose There...
00:36, 05/14/2019

UK PM May's party slumps to fifth place as pressure mounts for her to go British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have fallen to fifth place in an opinion poll ahead of the May 23 European parliamentary election as pressure grows for her to set a date for her own...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Algerian protesters keep up pressure on country's rulers Tens of thousands Algerians gathered on Friday in the capital to demand the removal of the ruling elite, keeping up pressure for more rapid change after the end of the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Boutef...
20:12, 07/05/2019

Merkel's conservatives hit new low, piling pressure on coalition Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives slumped to a record low and fell further behind the resurgent opposition Greens in a survey published on Saturday, reflecting growing disillusionment w...
18:00, 06/08/2019

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
19:48, 05/28/2019

Russia Protests Raise Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
07:48, 08/05/2019

Teens under ‘abusive’ pressure to get pregnant: study Teen girls are dealing with a type of relationship abuse that could have long term consequences: their partners are putting enormous pressure on them to get pregnant. A new study found that nearly one...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Johnson under pressure over dodging girlfriend 'row' questions Boris Johnson is facing pressure to answer questions about police being called to the flat he shares with partner Carrie Symonds, following reports he had a heated row with her....
06:00, 06/23/2019

| Auger-Aliassime crumbles under Wimbledon pressure Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime, tipped by some as a potential Wimbledon champion, described his third round exit on Friday as "embarrassing"....
11:14, 07/06/2019

Independent Cuban think tank says closing under pressure HAVANA (AP) — One of Cuba’s only independent think tanks says it is closing because of pressure from unnamed powerful institutions on and off the communist island. Cuba Posible was founded in 20...
01:00, 05/21/2019

| Pliskova puts No 1 pressure back on Osaka Karolina Pliskova reached the third round of the Toronto WTA tournament putting the pressure back on Naomi Osaka in the battle to reclaim the world number one ranking....
22:00, 08/07/2019