Stories tagged: gop
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 6:19 p.m.
Two legal scholars squared off in a public debate on Friday to settle whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president. Spoiler alert: They didn’t settle it.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
A top New Hampshire member of the Republican National Committee and the state’s GOP U.S. senator are blasting ABC News’s decision not to include Carly Fiorina in Saturday’s debate in …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
With the New Hampshire primary poised to cut down the Republican field, candidates are sharpening their knives in a desperate bid for survival that on Thursday resembled a group attack …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who won Iowa’s 2012 caucuses, ended his presidential campaign Wednesday and endorsed Marco Rubio for president.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
House Speaker Paul Ryan called on Republicans Wednesday to unify and stop fighting each other as he tried steering his fractious party into an election year devoid of the collisions …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is accusing rival Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses and is demanding a do-over.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 12:19 p.m.
The seventh Republican presidential debate – and the first one without Donald Trump – has reached 12.5 million viewers.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
Republican presidential contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on health care, military readiness and pay for construction workers in their latest debate.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 9:04 p.m.
A debate without Donald Trump offered his rivals a chance to escape his long shadow Thursday, resulting in sharp exchanges among Republicans hoping to survive the winnowing of the presidential …
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 9:42 a.m.
Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Thursday night absent their front-runner, Donald Trump, who will instead seek to starve his rivals of attention at a critical juncture in the …
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016, 11:53 a.m.
HOLLIS, N.H. – After months of predicting a comeback for their preferred candidates, Republican establishment leaders now concede the first two contests of the presidential race, in Iowa and New …
Sat., Nov. 21, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa – Sometimes this fall, it feels as if the contours of a familiar world for Republicans are under assault. They worry that immigrants here illegally are gobbling …
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 4:29 p.m.
More than six years after the Great Recession ended, weak wage gains have helped fuel movements such as the “Fight for $15,” whose supporters demonstrated outside the GOP debate in …
Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, 3:55 p.m.
WASHINGTON – As conservative and candidate complaints over Wednesday’s CNBC debate refused to ebb, the Republican Party chairman said Friday the event was “conducted in bad faith” and suspended the …
Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, 8:41 p.m.
House Republicans embraced a new leader Wednesday and swiftly consented to a major budget-and-debt deal to avert a federal financial crisis, highlights of a day of dramatic fresh starts at …
Sat., Oct. 24, 2015, 4:18 p.m.
The honeymoon might be over before it even begins for House Speaker-in-waiting Paul Ryan when he is elevated to the top job this coming week.
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015, 8:31 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump says he can’t recall specifics of insulting women, though news reports paint a long history of him comparing women to animals.
Sun., Feb. 22, 2015, 12:30 p.m.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Republicans lawmakers in Florida who once opposed medical pot are now embracing it, motivated by the strong show of support from voters and worried that …
Tue., Jan. 6, 2015, 9:24 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome. …
UPDATED: Fri., June 13, 2014, 5:15 p.m.
Idaho Congressman Raul Labrador announced Friday that he’s running for U.S. House majority leader, a big leap for the second-term tea-party favorite.
Tue., May 20, 2014, 9:26 p.m.
Rep. Mike Simpson has prevailed in the Republican primary for Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District, fending off a conservative challenger who drew early support from anti-tax advocates.
Sun., April 20, 2014, 3:30 p.m.
The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn’t been elected to a statewide office in more than a …
Fri., Sept. 27, 2013, 1:27 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says a failure to increase the government’s borrowing authority would effectively shutter the economy.
Sat., Aug. 24, 2013, 4:47 p.m.
Former KIRO-TV anchor Susan Hutchison has been elected new chair of the Washington State Republican Party.
Thu., Dec. 20, 2012, 1:24 p.m.
Attorney General Rob McKenna plans to join a private law firm after he leaves office in January and says it’s too early to say whether he might make another run …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2012
Defending herself against a libel suit, Linda Cook, of Rathdrum, said an anonymous comment she made earlier this year on a Spokesman-Review blog was a question about the accounting of …
Wed., Oct. 17, 2012, 1:01 p.m.
Defending herself against a libel suit, Linda Cook of Rathdrum says an anonymous comment she made earlier this year on a Spokesman-Review blog was a question about the accounting of …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2012, 6:38 a.m.
SEATTLE — Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will be in the Seattle area today as part of a fundraising swing through the Northwest.
Fri., June 29, 2012, 1:56 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Turned away at the Supreme Court, congressional Republicans sketched a strategy today to repeal the nation’s health care law in 2013 that requires a sweeping election victory carrying …
Thu., March 22, 2012, 12:24 p.m.
TOLEDO, Ohio — The makers of Etch A Sketch are sending a big box of their toys to the presidential campaigns to say thanks for the publicity.