Stories tagged: gop
UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 2:20 p.m.
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, 7:26 p.m.
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, 5:07 p.m.
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, 11:37 a.m.
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, 12:56 p.m.
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, 3:27 p.m.
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, 5 a.m.
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, 2:06 p.m.
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, 3:29 p.m.
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, 10:03 p.m.
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, 10:09 a.m.
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, 8:45 a.m.
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, 11:53 a.m.
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, 9:43 a.m.
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, 2:13 p.m.
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, 10:44 p.m.
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, 6:51 p.m.
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, 8:42 p.m.
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, 11:15 a.m.
Though Latino voters are a key part of the Democratic coalition, there is a larger bloc of reliable Republican Latinos than many think.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Democrat Katie Porter has seized a Republican-held U.S. House seat in the heart of Southern California’s Reagan country.
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, handing the seven-term Californian a familiar role of building the party back …
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
In a tough campaign season for King County Republicans and with the cloud of a rape allegation hanging over him, Washington state Sen. Joe Fain on Friday night conceded the …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 10:54 p.m.
Democrats did poorly throughout North Idaho, but managed to pickup a few seats in southern Idaho.
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 12:47 p.m.
Despite being labeled a “devotee of Bigfoot erotica,” a Republican candidate won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
President Donald Trump is again stoking his supporters’ anger at “Crooked Hillary,” other Democrats and the news media, barely missing a beat after mail bombs were sent to some of …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018
Boise attorney and Democrat Bruce Bistline filed to run against GOP Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden four years ago just in case Wasden lost the primary, then didn’t actively campaign …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 2:57 p.m.
The Idaho Republican Party has removed social media posts that added a mocking laugh track aimed at a Democratic candidate.
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
A new poll shows just how important turnout among certain groups of voters will be in determining whether Democrats take control of Congress after the midterm elections or if Republicans …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
President Donald Trump says he won’t accept the blame if Republicans lose the House in November.