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SHOCK: State Rep Kills Himself Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations. Here’s What His Suicide Note Said.

On Wednesday, news broke in Kentucky that Republican State Rep. Dan Johnson, who authorities were investigating over allegations of sexual misconduct, committed suicide.

Politics | Op-Ed

Alabama Conservatives Made Their Stand | National Review

While Roy Moore may have lost, Conservatism may have won ...

Politics | POLITICS

NYT’s Bret Stephens says he can never vote Republican again

New York Times columnist Bret Stephens declared he can never vote Republican again because of the party’s backing of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

Politics | Trump

Trump and His Supporters Care about ‘Wins,’ Not Ideology

Donald Trump’s ill-conceived debt-ceiling deal with congressional Democrats is just the latest proof that he’s driven by a desire for good press above all else ...

Politics | Op-Ed

The RINO Hunters Become the Hunted

As Donald Trump sides with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer over their Republican counterparts, one of his allies lobs a telling insult at a movement conservative.

Politics | Trump

6 Things You Need To Know About Trump's Decision To End DACA ... Six Months From Now

On Monday, the Trump administration leaked via Politico the news that President Trump had decided to end President Obama’s executive amnesty — the Deferred Action for Childhood Arriva

News | That's News to Me

University of Tampa professor fired over Harvey 'karma' tweet

University of Tampa sociology professor Kenneth Storey was fired Tuesday for a tweet he made referring the weather events in Texas as "karma."

Politics | Op-Ed

My Party Is in Denial About Donald Trump

We created him, and now we're rationalizing him. When will it stop?

Politics | Politics

Nearly half of Republicans approve closing media outlets for inaccuracy, bias: poll | TheHill

Almost half of Republicans say they are in favor of courts shutting down media outlets that publish inaccurate or biased information, according to a new survey.

Politics | POLITICS

GOP reeling after healthcare collapse  | TheHill

Republicans offered competing ideas for what to do next on healthcare Monday night, now that the current ObamaCare replacement effort has fallen apart

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Peter W. Smith, GOP operative who sought Clinton's emails from Russian hackers, committed suicide, records show

A Republican donor and operative from Chicago's North Shore who said he had tried to obtain Hillary Clinton's missing emails from Russian hackers killed himself in a Minnesota hotel room days after talking to The Wall Street Journal about his effo

Politics | Politics

House Republicans release long-awaited plan to repeal and replace Obamacare - The Washington Post

With income-based tax credits, the GOP is considering an approach to health care it has long been against.

Politics | Politics

Trump called the press ‘the enemy.’ Reince Priebus says he meant it. - The Washington Post

Priebus echoed his boss's criticisms, dismissing recent media stories as “stupidity” and blasting the use of anonymous sources.

Politics | Politics

How President Trump finally destroyed Reagan's Republican Party

Now can he actually deliver on his promise and give power to the people?

Politics | Politics

23 Times Donald Trump Proved He Hates Women - The Hollywood Gossip

Donald Trump has said many unfavorable things about women. Like, REALLY unfavorable things. Relive the worst of the worst here.

Politics | Politics

Condoleezza Rice Responds to Trump Calling Her a ‘B*tch’

She pretty much ethered him in six words.

Politics | Politics

Poker Explains Why Republicans Can't Abandon Trump | WIRED

The nominee isn't likely to win, but is the Republican party pot committed?

Politics | Politics

Bombshell report on Trump taxes sends GOP nominee reeling

It puts an exclamation point on what was already one of the worst weeks for any presidential candidate in recent memory.

Politics | Immigration

Trump: ‘Obama Got Tremendous Numbers of People Out of the Country.’

From the Tuesday Morning Jolt: Trump: ‘Obama Got Tremendous Numbers of People Out of the Country.’ Meet Donald Trump’s new immigration stance, which is to… praise how tough President Obama has been on deportations. Huh? What? “We’re going to o

Politics | Trump

Ex-GOP senator urges RNC to replace Trump

He called Trump's Second Amendment comments on Tuesday "the last straw."

Politics | POLITICS

50 G.O.P. Officials Warn Donald Trump Would Put Nation’s Security ‘at Risk’ - NYTimes.com

Fifty of the nation’s most senior Republican national security officials, many of them former top aides or cabinet members for President George W. Bush, have signed a letter declaring that Donald J. Trump “lacks the character, values and experience” to be president and “would put at risk our country’s national security and well-being.”

Politics | Trump

For America’s sake, Donald Trump, drop out of the race now

Donald Trump’s campaign is in disarray. He should drop out and let the GOP replace him with Mitt Romney or Paul Ryan.

Politics | Trump

Conservatism’s Moral Crisis: Defending Trump’s Lies | National Review

If Trump is elected, conservatism will become Trumpism, and we'll have lost the only possible solution to our country’s woes.

Politics | Politics

Hewlett Packard's Meg Whitman joins CEOs endorsing Clinton

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Calling Donald Trump an "authoritarian character" and a threat to democracy, Meg Whitman, a prominent Republican fundraiser and chief executive of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton's

Politics | Trump

To the Go-Along Republicans - WSJ

Global View columnist Bret Stephens writes a memo to Paul Ryan and the Go-Along Republicans: Donald Trump’s problem is his character, not his “ideas.”

Politics | Election: 2016

Democrats’ Hysterical Rhetoric Could Help Make Donald Trump President

Democrats have used overheated rhetoric to attack Republicans for so long that their attacks on Donald Trump may be ineffective.

Politics | POLITICS

George Will: Trump Doesn't Want to Release Tax Returns "Because He Is Deeply Involved In Dealing With Russia"

FOX News' Bret Baier said the Democratic party would "not go down" the road of making a connection between Russia and Donald Trump, but on Monday's Special Report conservative columnist George Will said the Republican nominee for president may n

Politics | Politics

RNC in Cleveland: Do Republicans Think Donald Trump Can Win? - The Atlantic

Nonpartisan prognosticators and party officials seem bleak about the GOP’s chances in November. But delegates in Cleveland were at least somewhat more optimistic.

Politics | POLITICS

Trump’s RNC address: Fact or fiction?

The GOP nominee rolled out a series of frightening statistics about the state of the nation. They ranged from accurate to incomplete to outright false.

Politics | Politics

A physicist has calculated the probability Melania Trump didn't plagiarise her speech - ScienceAlert

A Canadian physicist has calculated that there's only a one-in-87-billion chance that Melania Trump wasn't heavily influenced by Michelle Obama's 2008 speech when she addressed the Republican National Convention last night.

Politics | Election: 2016

In 2016, No One Should Be Proud of an Orderly Convention

For approximately twenty minutes this afternoon, the GOP convention degenerated into chaos. Good. On an otherwise sad day, it was heartening to see so many conservatives refusing to consent to the destruction of their party. In a strange way, it as also o

Politics | Politics

Melania Trump Apparently Plagiarized a Section of Michelle Obama's 2008 Convention Speech

Tonight at the Republican National Convention, potential first lady Melania Trump delivered the night’s headlining speech in what was her most important moment in the public eye since she married Donald Trump 11 years ago. The speech was praised by hack

Politics | Politics

Anti-Trump delegates consider several attempts to upend convention

What, if anything, they can do is still up for discussion.

Politics | POLITICS

Trump to Pick Mike Pence, Says Source

Donald Trump is planning to announce that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is his choice for his vice presidential running mate.

News | Israel

In Major Shift, GOP Rejects Two-State Solution, Says Israel Not “Occupier” - News – Forward.com

Rejecting decades-old policy, the Republican Party approved on July 12 a platform that does not include a call for a two-state solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Instead, it defers to Israel to determine whether it is interested in negotiatin

Politics | Trump

EXCLUSIVE: 'Dump Trump' RNC Delegate Leader: We 'Have The 28 Votes' To Unbind Delegates

Over the weekend, The Daily Wire had the opportunity to speak with Kendal Unruh, a member of the Colorado Republican delegation to the Republican National Convention. Unruh is also a member of the Rules Committee at the RNC, and a leading advocate for a

Politics | Trump Politics

Donald Trump Woos Some GOP Lawmakers, Leaves Others Cold

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump leaned on GOP lawmakers to unify behind him during a pair of closed-door meetings with House and Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill Thursday that included tense exchanges with some of his skeptics i

Politics | Trump

Trump Is on the Verge of Losing Even Republicans

In a new CNN poll, nearly half of GOP voters responded that they’d prefer to see their party nominate someone else.

Politics | Politics

Trump Campaign Paid $1.1M to Trump Businesses and Family Last Month

Trump Campaign Paid $1.1M to Trump Businesses and Family Last Month

Politics | Politics

Iowa state senator is first elected official to leave Republican party over Trump | US news | The Guardian

David Johnson changes registration to No Party in response to Donald Trump accusing federal judge Gonzalo Curiel of bias based on his race

Politics | Trump

New data backs argument that Trump has not expanded the GOP

Trump has boasted that he is drawing new voters to the the GOP, but new analysis refutes the claim and suggests increased primary numbers won't help in November.

Politics | Politics

Donald Trump Wanted A White-Versus-Black Season Of "The Apprentice" - BuzzFeed News

"Whether people like that idea or not, it is somewhat reflective of our very vicious world,” Trump said in 2005...

Politics | Trump

Donald Trump's self-destruction begins

We suspect that when he gave Donald Trump the opportunity to unify the party, House Speaker  Paul Ryan , R-Wis., knew Trump wouldn't be able to do it. Someone as narcissistic and as devoid of conservative principles as Trump couldn't become a c

Politics | Trump

4 Signs From The Last 24 Hours That Trump Suckered Conservatives

So, you’re suckers.

Yes, you conservatives who keep waiting for Donald Trump to turn into Ronald Reagan, who hope to unify behind him thinking that he’ll surround himself with good people and that they will guide him to all the best decisio

Politics | Election: 2016

BYE GOP: Libertarian Party Registrations DOUBLE In Mass Exodus After Trump Win | RedState

Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES It seems that a lot of people actually meant it when they said they would not support Donald Trump. And contrary to the bleating from Trump fans, that’s a perfectly legitimate position to which they have a right. Thus we

Politics | Trump

Sometimes There Is No Lesser Of Two Evils

There are a number of reasons to sabotage The Party of Trump even if it ends with a President Hillary.

Politics | Trump Politics

I was wrong about Donald Trump: Camille Paglia on the GOP front-runner’s refreshing candor (and his impetuousness, too)

Yes, he remains thin-skinned and easily riled. But his fearlessness and brash energy also seem necessary and rare

Politics | Politics

Cruz to name Fiorina as VP running mate - POLITICO

Ted Cruz will announce Wednesday that Carly Fiorina will be his vice presidential nominee if he's the Republican party's pick for president, according to two sources with knowledge of the announcement.

Politics | POLITICS

5 numbers that explain the New York results

New York came through for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Politics | Politics

If Trump doesn't understand 156-year-old rules, how will he understand the presidency? | Fox News

Just because Donald Trump has the most delegates does not mean he has a majority of delegates. The rules matter.

Politics | Election: 2016

Why There's No Such Thing As 'Stealing' Delegates

For many years Gary Aminoff has been a strong GOP leader in California. Gary debunks the myth that delegates can be "stolen."

Politics | Election: 2016

John Kasich Will Be the Republican Nominee for President

The writing’s on the wall in the Republican Party: John Kasich will be the Party’s nominee in 2016, with Marco Rubio as his running mate. Only the media’s delight at continued Trumpian drama is keeping politicos and pundits from coast to coast from stating the obvious.

Politics | POLITICS

The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet - The Atlantic

A rough guide to controversies surrounding the Republican front-runner, from mafia ties to anti-trust violations to bankruptcy.

Politics | Election: 2016

Why Trump’s Complaints about ‘Stolen’ Delegates Don’t Hold Water

Most people, even those who follow politics closely, don’t pay much attention to how convention delegates are selected. And in most cycles, the process doesn’t matter, because one candidate secures enough delegates to wrap up the nomination before the

Politics | Politics

The Beginning of the End of Donald Trump

After a campaign dominated by behavior so boorish that Trump bragged he could literally get away with murder, the orange-haired brand licensor has finally gone too far.

Politics | Trump

Trump Has No Clue What American Government Is All About

Donald Trump doesn’t understand the reasons the federal government was established.

Politics | Trump

Dear RNC: THIS Is Why Nominating Trump Is Political Suicide

Delegates to the Republican convention should think twice before nominating Donald Trump: All indications are that he would lose badly in November.

Politics | Politics

Donald Trump Has One Core Philosophy: Misogyny

Donald Trump holds one core belief. It’s not limited government. He favored a state takeover of health care before he was against it. Nor is it economi ...

Politics | Election: 2016

What Happens to Rubio’s Delegates?

Marco Rubio’s exit from the Republican primary on Tuesday night raised for the first time, in a serious way, the question of what happens to the delegates pledged to a candidate who’s no longer in the race.

Politics | Election: 2016

How John Kasich Survived

If, six months ago, you had told even the most casual political observer that John Kasich would outlast Marco Rubio on the campaign trail, he would have looked at you like you had three heads.

Politics | Op-Ed

Donald Trump & Republican Establishment -- ‘Burn It Down’ Suicide

Politics | Op-Ed

Donald Trump 2016 -- Voters Should Be Above "Burning the System Down"

After a depressing weekend of political violence, and cries of “go back to Africa” and “go to f***ing Auschwitz”, it’s time to bury that rallying cry of immature rage, “Burn it down!”

Politics | POLITICS

Trump’s Week of Errors, Exaggerations and Flat-out Falsehoods - POLITICO Magazine

POLITICO Magazine subjected the GOP frontrunner to our fact-checking process. This is the result.

Politics | Politics

Trump University students say they were forced to write glowing reviews: “It’s absolutely a con” - Salon.com

The students speak out as a former Trump University employee says he was "ashamed" to work there in a new ad VIDEO

Politics | Trump

Donald Trump Is Hillary Clinton’s Best Hope

Trump supporters opposed to bailouts ought to think twice before casting their vote. They’re about to bail out the Democrats.

Politics | Trump

Donald Trump -- Debate Highlights Just How Dishonest He Is

On Thursday night, live in front of nearly 17 million Americans watching on national television, Donald Trump abandoned a central plank of the hawkish immigration platform that has helped propel him ever closer to the Republican presidential nomination,

News | From CNN

Romney's advisers explore blocking Trump at RNC - CNNPolitics.com

Mitt Romney has instructed his closest advisers to explore the possibility of stopping Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention, a source close to Romney's inner circle says.

Politics | Trump

Trump & the KKK

There has been enormous pushback from various corners on the right to any criticism of Donald Trump’s refusal to disavow — never mind denounce — David Duke and the KKK in that CNN interview last Sunday. And before you start screaming that Trump disavowed (albeit somewhat grudgingly and bloodlessly) the Friday before and he’s disavowed since on Twitter: I know. Fine. He’s a hero. I would expect nothing less from the owner of the Mar-a-Lago club, the tip of the spear in the battle for universal brotherhood.

Politics | Election: 2016

Why The Republican Convention Will Decide the Nomination

TThe race for the Republican nomination is going to the convention. It must sound strange to hear that — given that this perennial contingency never gets past political-nerd fan fiction. It certainly feels strange to write it. But that’s where we’re headed.

Politics | Politics

AP delegate count: Trump not yet on track to win nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite Donald Trump's string of Super Tuesday victories, the billionaire businessman must do even better in upcoming primaries to claim the Republican presidential nomination before the party's national…

Politics | The circus we run our country with

S.E. Cupp: Donald Trump’s win reflects a change in GOP

Super Tuesday's results are a win for Donald Trump, but worrying for conservatives.

Politics | Politics

The Republican Party’s implosion over Donald Trump’s candidacy has arrived - The Washington Post

As campaign-trail rhetoric gets hotter, party leaders wonder whether Republicans are irretrievably divided.

Politics | Election: 2016

What If Trump Doesn’t Have Billions?

Available financial information contradicts Donald Trump’s declarations of his net worth, and he’s unlikely to release his tax returns.

Politics | Election: 2016

The Latest: Trump "Floats" Idea of Returning Guantanamo To Cuba

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is floating the idea of turning the detention center at Guantanamo Bay over to Cuba. Trump was delivering a rally speech in Sparks, Nevada Tuesday when he addressed President Barack Obama's speech earlier in the day outlining his plan to close the detention center.

Politics | Election: 2016

Donald Trump Is No Revolutionary, He’s Just a Democrat

In his last debate performance, Donald Trump demonstrated that the reason he threatens the GOP establishment is that he belongs in the other party.

Politics | Politics

Trump says special access to US for Cuban immigrants is wrong

In delegate-rich Florida, there has long been one

News | From the HuffPost

Ted Cruz's Latest Mailer Is Almost Too Much To Be Believed

A liberal group has filed a complaint, arguing the mailer violates Texas law.

Politics | Politics

Why most American Jews vote for Democrats, explained

Rep. Steve King has questions. We have answers.

Politics | Politics

Donald Trump wants Iowa rematch, accusing Cruz of 'fraud' - BBC News

Presidential candidate Donald Trump calls for a new election in Iowa, accusing the Republican winner, Ted Cruz, of fraud.

Politics | Politics

Debate Without Trump Gets Better Ratings Than Last Debate with Trump | The Weekly Standard

Donald Trump's campaign manager predicted that Thursday night's GOP presidential debate on Fox News would only get about 2 million viewers because Trump refused to show up. In fact, Fox News likely had 11 million to 13 million viewers for the debate, CNN'

Politics | Election: 2016

Trump Laid Out His Playbook 30 Years Ago - WSJ

Ben Jenkins writes that Donald Trump laid out his campaign playbook 30 years ago in “The Art of the Deal.”

Politics | Election: 2016

Exclusive — RNC Officially Severs Ties With NBC News For Upcoming GOP Debate - Breitbart

Exclusive — RNC Officially Severs Ties With NBC News For Upcoming GOP Debate

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Will the Real Republican Please Stand Up?

2015 GOP Primetime Debate by Mike Beasley. I did not create this video, nor do I take any credit in its creation. I only uploaded it to YouTube.

Politics | Politics

G.O.P. Presidential Hopefuls Gird for a Month of Mud-Flinging - The New York Times

Supporters of Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush and Mike Huckabee are poised to unleash a wave of ferocious attacks before the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary.

Politics | Politics

These 30 Numbers Explain the 2016 Election | TIME

30 key facts about the money behind the 2016 White House race

Politics | The circus we run our country with

Evangelist Franklin Graham Leaves GOP Due To Planned Parenthood Funding - Ben Swann's Truth In Media

The Republican Party has been abandoned by Evangelist Franklin Graham following last week’s passage of a budget by the Republican-led Congress. Graham call

News | From the HuffPost

Donald Trump Thinks Americans Are Stupid. And You Know What? He Might Be Right.

What does this say about Donald Trump? Not much, aside from what we already knew: Donald Trump is a very intelligent man. He knows how to push Americans' buttons. He knows how to tap into our worst fears and deepest prejudices.

Politics | POLITICS

Boos Overtake Laughs as Donald Trump Stumbles on Jerusalem Before G.O.P. Jews - First Draft. Political News, Now. - The

Mr. Trump used personal ties, and some stereotyping, to appeal to Jewish Republican donors, and claimed he could revive peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians in six months, tops.

Politics | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal drops out of White House race

He struggled to gain traction in the race, often failing to poll at even 1 percent.

Politics | Election: 2016

Charles Koch has no plans to back a candidate in Republican primary

Billionaire industrialist says Democratic critics are trying to "shut us down."

Politics | Politics

GOP tells NBC next debate suspended over 'gotcha' questions - Oct. 30, 2015

The Republican National Committee told NBC in a letter today it is suspending plans for a February debate on the network over the use of "gotcha" questions.

Politics | Politics

Trump's Other Small Loan From Daddy-O: A Few Million Bucks To Help Pay Off His Debts - BuzzFeed News

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump, casting his life as a struggle against naysayers, said on Monday a “small” loan of just a million dollars from his father got him started in the real estate business.

Politics | Election: 2016

Donald Trump flipped out at Mitt Romney after he said Trump wouldn't be the GOP nominee

"Does everyone remember Mitt Romney and his famous remarks about 'self-deportation' and '47%'. He was done. I don't need his angry advice!"

News | From the HuffPost

Boehner's Golden Opportunity | Chris Weigant

Boehner has already nominated himself as the Republican Party's sacrificial lamb. But on his way out, he could also be a very effective scapegoat, thus sparing both his party and the country at large a whole lot of needless drama and economic instability

Politics | Politics

McCarthy Drops Out Of Speaker Race, Throwing GOP Leadership Into Chaos : It's All Politics : NPR

The current House GOP leader said he was withdrawing because, for Republicans to unite, "we probably need a fresh face." Now, leadership elections have been postponed.

Politics | Op-Ed

John Boehner, A True Conservative Statesman | The Daily Caller

It will be important for the next Speaker to keep in mind that we can take the country forward with strong leadership

Politics | Election: 2016

Trump's Tax Plan Would Add More Debt Than Obama - The Libertarian Republic

Donald Trump's new tax plan would add over $10 trillion in debt

News | The News

What John Boehner told me the night before he said he was quitting

It was late Thursday at the Capitol and the crowds had gone. Outside of House Speaker John A. Boehner’s suite, the halls were empty and silent, save for a police officer strolling through the rotunda.

News | The News

Boehner to resign at end of October

House Speaker John Boehner told lawmakers Friday that he plans to resign at the end of October, in a stunning development that comes amid mounting friction with the conservative wing of the party...

Politics | Politics

Ben Carson Does Not Believe a Muslim Should Be President

GOP candidate Dr. Ben Carson tells Chuck Todd that the faith of a candidate should matter to voters and that Islam is not consistent with the Constitution.

News | From CNN

Republican debate's awkward moments - CNNPolitics.com

The Republican presidential hopefuls came prepared with their one-liners, zingers and attack lines.

Politics | Election: 2016

Donald Trump -- The White House Doesn't Need Another Egomaniac | National Review Online

In a country with more than 300 million people, it is remarkable how obsessed the media have become with just one — Donald Trump. What is even more remarkable is that, after six years of repeated disasters, both domestically and internationally, under a glib egomaniac in the White House, so many potential voters are turning to another glib egomaniac to be his successor.

Politics | Trump Politics

The One-Man Roadshow of Donald Trump

After early success in the GOP presidential race, Trump must now decide if he can continue to prosper as a one-man show or needs to rely more on traditional campaign methods.

Politics | Interesting Links

Internet myth: Ronald Reagan regretted amnesty (he didn't) | The Daily Caller

Americans often bolster arguments with quotes from Founding Fathers or other U.S. political icons. Unfortunately, this practice often leads to quotes being invented to support a weak case. One such invention made its way into Thursday’s Wall Street Journal in an op-ed by Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AK).

News | From the HuffPost

When Even Glenn Beck Thinks You're Embarrassing | Michael Keegan

Sarah Palin is no longer a candidate, but her influence lives on. Donald Trump is the Republican frontrunner and Ted Cruz is eager to take his place if he falters. Both knew that if they wanted someone to rile up a crowd, Palin was their woman. In very fe

Politics | Election: 2016

No Movement That Embraces Trump Can Call Itself Conservative

Dear Reader (if there are any of you left), Well, if this is the conservative movement now, I guess you’re going to have to count me out. No, I’m not making some mad dash to the center.

Politics | Election: 2016

Trump fumbles Hewitt question on terror leaders

By the time we get to office, they’ll all be changed,’ he tells the conservative radio host.

News | From the HuffPost

Donald Trump's Three-Ring Circus | Dave Spencer

These debates are high-stakes card games and pragmatic Republicans need to stand up and firmly bid No Trump before he tarnishes the GOP brand even further. While Trump can't be ignored, he can be exposed.

News | From the HuffPost

Harry Reid Slams Entire GOP Over 'Disgusting' Donald Trump Remarks

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) slammed not just Donald Trump but the rest of the Republican Party Wednesday over the wealthy businessman's anti-Mexican slurs. Trump has re

Politics | Politics

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Indicted On Federal Charges - BuzzFeed News

The Justice Department charged the Illinois Republican Thursday for evading reporting requirements and lying to the FBI as part of a scheme...

News | News

'Jeb Bush's ties to Baker may cost him shot at Adelson's megabucks'

According to National Review, Adelson was angry over Bush’s refusal to bar James Baker from giving a speech to the leftist Jewish lobby J Street. during its annual convention in Washington.

Politics | Politics

Republicans introduce bill to quash net neutrality rules

A Republican congressman introduced a resolution Monday calling for a fast-track review of the newly proposed net neutrality rules, a likely futile legislative move that highlights the no-stone-unturned fight put up by the rules' opponents.

Politics | Politics

Deluded and dysfunctional, the Republicans have lost the plot | Gary Younge | Comment is free | The Guardian

They may have won Congress, but an instinct for obstinacy means the party is now fighting itself

Politics | POLITICS

Who’s dividing US on backing Israel? | New York Post

How long can it last that the Republicans are the party that’s more supportive of Israel but the Democrats are the ones that get the Jewish vote? Could it be that President Obama is upending the ol...

News | From the HuffPost

A Former Senator Just Dealt A Serious Blow To The Legal Case Against Obamacare

The former senator who nearly blocked Obamacare in Congress may have just helped save it from the Supreme Court. By now, you may have heard about King v. Burwell, the lawsuit brought by some of the Affordable Care Act’s conservative and libe...

Politics | Politics

Senate bill seeks to force embassy move to Jerusalem

Legislation is opening salvo as Republican lawmakers look to use Congress to challenge Obama's foreign policy

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Raging GOP Candidate Mike Bost's Past Includes Dog Killing And Mysterious Stolen Gun

WASHINGTON -- Illinois state Rep. Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) has made a name for himself throwing extraordinary tantrums during legislative sessions. But he doesn't appear to have contained his notorious temper to the statehouse, according to a review...

Politics | Politics

'Humiliated' Dinesh D'Souza seeks probation after guilty plea | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza has asked a federal judge to sentence him to probation and community service after pleading guilty to a campaign finance law violation.In

Politics | Politics

Eric Cantor says goodbye as House majority leader

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, shockingly defeated for renomination in Virginia, gave his final address as the No. 2 GOP leader.

Politics | Politics

Conservatives and establishment GOP agree: Don’t impeach Obama - Hot Air

It appears that former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin went out on a limb when she said that the proper way to address President Barack Obama’s executive overreach would be to appe...

Politics | Politics

In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer 'Do-Nothing' Congress

President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.

Politics | Politics

G.O.P. Pushes Back on Approving Border Funds

Congressional Republicans signaled that they expected concessions in exchange for approving President Obama’s request for nearly $4 billion to handle the surge of migrants from Central America.

Politics | Politics

Huge Upset: Top House Republican Loses to Tea Party Challenger

Huge Upset: Top House Republican Loses to Tea Party Challenger