Stories tagged: gop
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016
Key Republicans in Congress are cautioning that replacing Obamacare will be a difficult and lengthy process that won’t happen in the first days of President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
Paul Ryan unanimously won the nomination of his House Republican colleagues Tuesday to continue as speaker and serve as the chief legislative partner to President-elect Donald Trump.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
“What people don’t realize is, because of Obamacare, Medicare is going broke.” — House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., interview with Fox News Channel, Nov. 10
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016
House Speaker Paul Ryan told Republican lawmakers Monday that it’s time to “hit the ground running as we join forces with the new Trump administration.”
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
Congress is all but certain to seek to repeal parts of the health care overhaul, unwinding the signature achievement of the Obama administration and delivering on one of the Republican …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
Republicans held onto their slim Senate majority Wednesday, a stinging blow to Democrats in a night full of them. Democrats had been nearly certain of retaking control but saw their …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
Republicans retained their lock on the House for two more years early Wednesday as GOP candidates triumphed in a checkerboard of districts in Florida, Virginia and elsewhere that Democrats had …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016
Andrew Riffel pondered the looming choice of Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump and asked a simple question.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has stopped holding events for his high-dollar fundraising operation for the rest of the campaign, an unusual move that deals another serious blow to the …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
Stymied in their efforts to pass a bill allowing more freedom to Election Day poll watchers, Pennsylvania Republicans have filed a lawsuit, arguing that their activists have First and 14th …
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016
Investigators combed through shards of glass, looked for residue of flammable accelerant and tried to narrow down the overnight hours when someone torched a local Republican Party office by throwing …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016
Mike Pence said Sunday he and Donald Trump will abide by “the will of the American people” on Election Day, and suggested that Trump’s claim of a “rigged” election stems …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2016
Donald Trump may have stanched the bleeding of Republican support for his embattled campaign, with several Republicans who had called on him to step down now saying they plan to …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
Donald Trump declared war on the Republican establishment Tuesday, lashing out at House Speaker Paul Ryan, Sen. John McCain and other GOP elected officials as his supporters geared up to …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
Donald Trump’s turbulent campaign, on display here at Sunday night’s second presidential debate with Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, has damaged far more than his own White House prospects. It threatens …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016
Republican lawmakers are under increasing fire for racially insensitive comments after the fatal police shootings of black men sparked unrest in two states.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016
A last-minute deal between conservatives and GOP leaders in the House averted votes expected Thursday on a measure to impeach the commissioner of the IRS.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016
Republicans angry at the FBI for not recommending charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of a private email server will question officials about the decision.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump said Saturday at the funeral for conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly that the “movement has lost its hero.”
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016
For the first time since declaring his presidential run, Republican Donald Trump offered an extended apology to those who may have been hurt by his caustic comments, saying that he …
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
The Republican Party could be nearing a breaking point with Donald Trump.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016
Beyond the immediate fallout from his rocky relationship with party elders, there’s a longer-term reality for Donald Trump: Should he win the presidency, he’ll have to work closely with the …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine will not be voting for Donald Trump, she wrote in a Washington Post op-ed Monday night.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016
Donald Trump is trying to shift from a disastrous stretch of his presidential campaign to one focused on policy and party unity. But even as his allies speak of lessons …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
Donald Trump faced an all-too-clear sign of GOP divisions Friday in two Midwestern battlegrounds, embraced by party leaders in one state but ignored in another as he strained to overcome …
Sat., July 23, 2016
Everywhere you turned there was something that made you embarrassed for them, something so disconnected from fact, logic or decency as to suggest those things no longer have much meaning …
Tue., July 19, 2016
The United States depicted at the Republican National Convention is a scary place. It is wrenched by economic uncertainty, political dysfunction, runaway immigration, violent streets and existential threats from abroad. …
Mon., July 18, 2016
Oregon House Republicans are calling on one of their legislative candidates to withdraw from the November election because of an image posted on his Facebook page showing President Barack Obama …
Sat., July 16, 2016
Drafters of the national 2016 Republican platform voted this week in Cleveland by a narrow margin to support a sell-off of federal lands and stepped-up logging in national forests.
Fri., July 15, 2016
As a conservative talk-radio host in the 1990s, Mike Pence described himself as “Rush Limbaugh on decaf.”