Stories tagged: gop
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019
President Donald Trump urged reluctant GOP lawmakers on Thursday to swing behind a split-the-differences bipartisan budget and debt deal between his administration and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019
House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump …
Mon., July 22, 2019
Is the GOP a hate group? It’s sobering that the question can even be asked. But the inevitable answer is downright chilling.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019
A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019
Democrats who’ve visited the southern border are accusing President Donald Trump of cruelty, while Republicans say Democrats are doing little to help migrants whose numbers have overwhelmed US authorities detaining …
Mon., July 8, 2019
A special committee of the Oregon state Senate is holding a hearing over a lawmaker’s comments made during a Republican revolt over climate legislation.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019
Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, the only Republican in Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is leaving the GOP because he has become …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019
A federal judge temporarily blocked an Ohio law Wednesday that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, allowing clinics to continue to provide the procedure as a …
Wed., July 3, 2019
When Democrats won a supermajority in the Oregon Legislature last November, it seemed they had a clear path ahead to combat global warming, enact gun control and pursue other liberal …
UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019
SALEM – Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending an acrimonious nine-day walkout over a carbon emissions bill that would have been the second such legislation in …
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019
Republican lawmakers have returned to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
Alabama Republican Roy Moore announced Thursday that he is running for U.S. Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat two years ago amid sexual misconduct accusations.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown deployed the state police Thursday to try to round up Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol to block a vote on a landmark economy-wide climate plan …
Mon., May 13, 2019
Top Republicans are searching district-by-district for just the right candidates – women and political newcomers in many cases – to help them recapture the House, six months after a political …
Thu., May 9, 2019
Republicans lashed out Thursday at fellow GOP Sen. Richard Burr for his committee’s subpoena of President Donald Trump’s son, a move that suggested the Russia investigation is not “case closed” …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019
The White House is displaying new flexibility on giving disaster aid to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico as President Donald Trump’s GOP allies increasingly lose patience with a weekslong standoff over a …
Wed., May 1, 2019
Kootenai County GOP embraces promoters of far-right ‘Pizzagate’ and ‘Great Replacement’ conspiracy theories
Kootenai County Republicans claim they voted last week to promote freedom of speech. In doing so, they embraced a couple who have promoted the far-right hoax known as “Pizzagate” and …
UPDATED: Sat., April 27, 2019
Kootenai County GOP urges feds to let Austrian nationalist into U.S. to marry alt-right YouTube pundit
The Kootenai County Republican Central Committee unanimously passed a resolution Thursday urging the federal government to reinstate travel privileges for the leader of an Austrian nationalist movement who planned to …
Mon., April 22, 2019
The Republican Party keeps poking at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and it keeps ending poorly for them.
Tue., April 2, 2019
Republicans started a long-shot drive Tuesday to force a House vote on a measure that could imprison doctors for five years if they don’t try saving the lives of infants …
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019
Democrats intensify their demands for Robert Mueller’s full report after learning the special counsel’s Trump-Russia findings run to more than 300 pages
Fri., March 8, 2019
Almost two dozen Republicans stirred up a mini-tempest within their party for opposing the Democratic resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry in a Thursday vote. For them, any worries about …
Fri., March 8, 2019
Georgia and Tennessee joined a string of states moving to enact tough abortion restrictions when Republican House lawmakers passed bans on most abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
A measure with strong Republican support that could change the state’s independent commission in charge of redrawing congressional and legislative maps to favor Republicans has stalled amid a protest by …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019
Under mounting pressure from his own party, President Donald Trump appeared to be grudgingly leaning toward accepting an agreement Tuesday that would head off a threatened second government shutdown but …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday – “I said bye-bye,” he tweeted soon after – as efforts to end the 19-day partial government …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019
White House officials and congressional staffers will continue negotiations Saturday over the government shutdown, even after President Donald Trump declared he could keep it going for “months or even years.”
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
President Donald Trump and Democrats are trading blame for the partial government shutdown but doing little substantive talking with each other, as the disruption in federal services and public employees’ …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
The partial government shutdown will almost certainly be handed off to a divided government to solve in the new year, as President Donald Trump sought to raise the stakes Friday …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018
Though Latino voters are a key part of the Democratic coalition, there is a larger bloc of reliable Republican Latinos than many think.