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Deplorable Republicans Are Defending The Deplorable Roy Moore

Roy Moore Gun

While many on the right are condemning Roy Moore, there are far too many prevaricators and defenders out there.

Republicans Face The Reality That Trump Is A Political Albatross They Can’t Get Away From

Trump And GOP Elephant

Republicans have a Donald Trump problem, and they can’t run away from it.

John Boehner, Without A Filter

John Boehner

It’s been two years since John Boehner stepped down as Speaker, and he’s got a few things to say about his former colleagues and the state of American politics.

Don’t Expect Other Republicans To Speak Out Against Trump Like McCain, Corker, And Flake Have

Trump And GOP Elephant

Due mostly to cowardice and naked self-interest, you shouldn’t expect many other Republicans to speak out against Trump in the near future.

John McCain Is Taking On Donald Trump Without Regret

John McCain Donald Trump

John McCain has been standing out from his fellow Republicans largely by unleashing on President Trump, and it is unlikely to end anytime soon.

Republicans Reluctant To Act On ‘Bump Stocks,’ Hoping The ATF Will Act For Them

Guns And Bullets

After initially signaling support for a bill banning ‘bump stocks,’ Republicans in Congress now appear to be hoping someone else will act for them.

Steve Bannon Declares War On The Senate GOP

Steve Bannon

Former Trump aide Steve Bannon is declaring war on Republicans in the Senate.

Is Roy Moore’s Victory The Opening Battle In A Republican Civil War?

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Roy Moore’s victory in Alabama is raising fears of a wider battle in the Republican Party heading into 2018.

Roy Moore Wins Alabama Republican Senate Runoff

Roy Moore Victory Speech

Despite, or perhaps because of, his bigoted, radical, far-right positions on the issues, Roy Moore beat the sitting Senator from Alabama in a runoff election that essentially guarantees that he will win the General Election later this year.

Republicans Have Lost The Gamble They Took On Donald Trump

Trump And GOP Elephant

Republicans on Capitol Hill and elsewhere were gambling when they lined up behind Donald Trump. So far, they’ve lost.

Republicans Have A Choice: Embrace Trump And The Alt-Right, Or Save Themselves

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Republicans now face a stark choice.

What Would It Take For Republicans To Abandon Trump?

Trump And GOP Elephant

Donald Trump’s core supporters in the Republican Party remain intensely loyal, and that seems unlikely to change.

Trump’s Bad Poll Numbers Are Starting To Impact The GOP

Trump And GOP Elephant

President Trump’s job approval woes are starting to impact the GOP as a whole.

Republicans Just Can’t Quit Donald Trump

Trump And GOP Elephant

Republicans are going to find it difficult to distance themselves from Donald Trump.

Disturbing Patterns Emerging From The Trump White House

White House Aerial View

After just sixty-six days, there are some disturbing patterns emerging from the Trump Administration.

Milo Yiannopoulos And The State Of American Conservatism

Milo Yiannopoulos

Milo Yiannopoulos was a troll and a peddler in offensiveness, but the fact that he became a star on the American right was the result of a transformation of American conservatism that has been entirely unhealthy.

Republicans Cower In Fear In The Face Of Trump And His Supporters

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Republicans are afraid to oppose Donald Trump for fear that his supporters will come after them.

Vladimir Putin’s Stock Is Rising Among Republicans

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Republicans sure have changed their mind about Vladimir Putin.

No, The Democratic Party Is Not ‘Decimated’

Democrat-Donkey

Reports of the demise of the Democratic Party have been greatly exaggerated.

Republican Efforts To Disavow Trump Now Are Too Little, Too Late

Trump And GOP Elephant

With just over three weeks before Election Day, efforts by top Republicans to disavow their party’s nominee are quite clearly too little, too late.

Even If Trump Loses, Trumpism Will Remain A Powerful Force In The GOP

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Even if Donald Trump loses next month, the political forces inside the GOP he tapped into are likely to remain very powerful.

RNC Chairman Threatens Punishment For Former Candidates Refusing To Endorse Trump

Fighting Elephants Two

The GOP civil war continues…..

What Happens To The GOP If Trump Loses?

Fighting Elephants Two

A Trump loss in November could lead to battles inside the GOP that could take years to resolve.

Trump Losing Support From Republican Women

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It just keeps getting worse.

Donald Trump Claims Nomination Of A Party That Remains Divided

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18:  Delegates crowd the convention floor on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Donald Trump completed his unlikely journey to the Republican Presidential Nomination last night, but he the party he now leads remains divided.

Republican Platform Veers To The Right

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Once again, the GOP platform is turning into a surrender to social conservatives on issues such as same-sex marriage and transgender rights.

George Will Leaving GOP Over Donald Trump

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George Will isn’t just refusing to vote for Donald Trump, he’s leaving the GOP entirely

Republicans Start Running Away From Trump

Trump And GOP Elephant

Donald Trump’s latest outbursts are causing Republicans to move away from him faster than you can say “electoral disaster.”

Stop Trying To Make Mitt Romney Happen

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It’s not going to happen.

Republican Insiders Still Talking About Quixotic Independent Run For POTUS

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With Donald Trump now destined to become the GOP nominee, some Republican insiders are trying to put together another ‘too little, too late’ strategy to stop him.

At Least Some Republicans Are Still Fighting Against Marriage Equality

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For most Americans, the debate over same-sex marriage is over and marriage equality has won. This would not, however, include the social conservatives who continue to have a much too vocal role in the Republican Party.

Republican Candidates No Longer Willing To Say They’ll Support GOP Nominee In The Fall

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Despite having previously pledged to do so, none of the three candidate for the GOP nomination are willing to say they’d support the eventual nominee anymore.

Republican Insiders Still Don’t Know How To Stop Trump

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With Donald Trump inching closer to a delegate majority with each primary, it’s obvious that GOP insiders have no idea how to stop Donald Trump.

The #NeverTrump Movement Is Propelling The Republican Party Toward Civil War

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The effort to stop Donald Trump seems likely to set off a civil war inside the Republican Party.

Republicans Say They Want A “Conservative” Presidential Nominee

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In a new Gallup poll, Republicans say they want a “conservative” as their Presidential nominee, but they may regret what happens if they get the kind of hard-right conservative they seem to be thinking of.

New Poll Appears To Show Majority GOP Support For Trump’s ‘Ban Muslims’ Immigration Plan

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A new poll appears to show that a majority of Republicans support Donald Trump’s plan to bar Muslims from immigrating to the United States.

Republican Insiders Still Worried About Donald Trump, Still Don’t Know What To Do About Him

Trump Escalator

For good reason, many Republicans are worried about the prospect that Donald Trump could end up winning the Republican nominee, but they don’t seem to have a plan to stop him.

Republican Establishment Relying On Voters To Take Out Trump, And They Have No ‘Plan B’

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The GOP “establishment” isn’t planning to take on Donald Trump directly and instead relying on Republican primary voters to come to their senses. They may be waiting for something that will never happen.

The 2016 GOP Race And The Battle To Define What ‘Conservative’ Means

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Much more so than in the past, the race for the Republican Presidential race has become a battle to define what it means to be a ‘conservative.’ Especially on issues like immigration and national security, one side seems to be winning the battle.

Republicans And The Legacy Of George W. Bush

George W Bush

Republicans haven’t really moved beyond the legacy of George W. Bush’s failed Administration as much as they’d like to think, but it doesn’t seem to be hurting them very much.

Polling Shows Democrats Less Engaged In The 2016 Campaign Than Republicans

Democrat-Donkey

A new poll shows that Democratic voters are less engaged in the 2016 campaign right now than Republicans are, but that probably doesn’t mean that much for next year.

Kevin McCarthy Inadvertently Tells The Truth About The House Benghazi Committee

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The man who will likely be the next Speaker of the House accidentally acknowledged the real motivation behind the Select Committee investigating, yet again, the Benghazi attack.

John Boehner’s Parting Words For His Critics Are Spot-On

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John Boehner let loose on the “false prophets” on the right yesterday, and he’s absolutely right.

Republican Candidates Abandon Reagan’s Optimism In Favor Of Doom And Gloom

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To listen to many of the Republican candidates for President, it would appear that the lights have been turned out on Ronald Reagan’s shining city on a hill.

Scott Walker And Chris Christie Pander To Donald Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Base

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Scott Walker and Chris Christie apparently think that the key to turning around their dying campaigns is to pander to the people supporting Donald Trump’s anti-immigration platform.

How Much Will Trumpism Damage The Republican Party?

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Even if Donald Trump isn’t the Republican nominee in 2016, he could still end up causing real harm to the party’s chances of winning the White House and holding on to the Senate.

Donald Trump’s Substance Free Campaign For President

Trump Escalator

Donald’s Trump’s campaign is the logical conclusion of more than a decade of emotion-drive, substance-free politics.

Donald Trump, Immigration, And The Republican Party

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Once again, Donald Trump is succeeding because he is saying things many Republicans agree with.

Most Republicans Still Oppose Same-Sex Marriage, New Poll Finds

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A new polls seems to show that Republicans are still clinging to their opposition to marriage equality in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell.

Past Opposition To Same-Sex Marriage Could Hurt Republicans In The Future

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A long history of opposing marriage equality could end up hurting Republicans even though that battle is over in this country.

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