Quietly, Mike Pence is seeking to create his own power base inside the GOP even as the White House pushes back.
Republicans are trying to fight back against efforts to limit their ability to gerrymander Congressional and State Legislative Districts. It’s a fight they deserve to lose.
Republicans are worried about 2018, and they’re even more worried that they have a President who is refusing to acknowledge political reality.
Instead of attending the White House Correspondents Association Dinner last night, Donald Trump took his show on the road where he continued his long-standing attacks on the press. Unfortunately, it’s a message that resonates with his supporters.
As expected, a Republican won the Special Election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, but it’s not a win Republicans should really be celebrating.
The transformation is complete. The GOP is now the party of Donald Trump. If you’re sticking around and not speaking out against what the President represents, you’re part of the problem, not part of the solution.
With just over six months to go before the 2018 elections, the storm clouds are starting to gather for the Republican Party.
The Democratic National Committee has filed a lawsuit alleging a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 election. As a legal document, it appears to be little more than a political stunt.
Republicans on Capitol Hill and in positions of power are slavishly backing their President over their country. They should be ashamed.
Republicans on Capitol Hill worried about all the leaking coming from the Trump White House would be wise to actually do the oversight the Constitution compels them to do.
Profiles in courage? With Republicans in the Trump Era, it’s more like profiles in cowardice.
A gadfly candidate who has denied the truth of the Holocaust won a GOP primary in Illinois because nobody ran against him.
Republicans spent the eight years of Obama Administration railing against fiscal irresponsibility. Now that they have power, they’re the ones being fiscally irresponsible.
Despite mounting evidence and outrageous behavior, Republicans nationwide and on Capitol Hill continue to do the Administration’s dirty work. They’ll most likely live to regret it.
Roy Moore’s loss in Alabama is bringing out into the open a civil war that has been going on for seven years now.
There are no good outcomes for the GOP in Alabama.
The differing reactions among Republicans in Washington and the base of the Republican Party to the charges against Roy Moore have enhanced a civil war inside the Republican Party.
While many on the right are condemning Roy Moore, there are far too many prevaricators and defenders out there.
Republicans have a Donald Trump problem, and they can’t run away from it.
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.
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 has been standing out from his fellow Republicans largely by unleashing on President Trump, and it is unlikely to end anytime soon.
After initially signaling support for a bill banning ‘bump stocks,’ Republicans in Congress now appear to be hoping someone else will act for them.
Former Trump aide Steve Bannon is declaring war on Republicans in the Senate.
Roy Moore’s victory in Alabama is raising fears of a wider battle in the Republican Party heading into 2018.
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 on Capitol Hill and elsewhere were gambling when they lined up behind Donald Trump. So far, they’ve lost.
Republicans now face a stark choice.
Donald Trump’s core supporters in the Republican Party remain intensely loyal, and that seems unlikely to change.
President Trump’s job approval woes are starting to impact the GOP as a whole.
Republicans are going to find it difficult to distance themselves from Donald Trump.
After just sixty-six days, there are some disturbing patterns emerging from the Trump Administration.
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 are afraid to oppose Donald Trump for fear that his supporters will come after them.
Republicans sure have changed their mind about Vladimir Putin.
Reports of the demise of the Democratic Party have been greatly exaggerated.
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 Donald Trump loses next month, the political forces inside the GOP he tapped into are likely to remain very powerful.
The GOP civil war continues…..
A Trump loss in November could lead to battles inside the GOP that could take years to resolve.
Donald Trump completed his unlikely journey to the Republican Presidential Nomination last night, but he the party he now leads remains divided.
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 isn’t just refusing to vote for Donald Trump, he’s leaving the GOP entirely
Donald Trump’s latest outbursts are causing Republicans to move away from him faster than you can say “electoral disaster.”
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.
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.
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.