Stories tagged: republicans
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
The Senate approved a bipartisan measure Thursday aimed at limiting President Donald Trump’s authority to launch military operations against Iran, with eight Republicans joining Democrats in a post-impeachment bid to …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
The Senate is so far cleaving neatly along party lines in advance of Wednesday’s virtually certain votes to acquit President Donald Trump on two impeachment charges
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
Senate Republicans are set to acquit President Donald Trump on charges that he abused power and obstructed Congress.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
A Wisconsin judge on Monday found the state’s bipartisan elections commission to be in contempt and ordered it to immediately begin removing up to 209,000 names from the state’s voter …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 11, 2020
The reins of political power will be at stake in the 2020 U.S. elections – not just for the presidency, but for thousands of lower-profile elections for state House and …
Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
One day after House Republicans stood in unanimous opposition to impeachment, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell positioned his GOP-controlled chamber to second the party’s unapologetic embrace of President Donald Trump, …
Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
Chris Armitage, 27, is making his first run for political office and says voters in Eastern Washington are looking for a candidate with some distance from the political establishment. Armitage …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
There’s not a lot that Republicans and Democrats in this political battlefield agree on, but the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump may have surfaced one: The public hearings aren’t …
Sun., Nov. 17, 2019
While two-thirds of Democrats say news organizations in need should be able to receive government or private funding in order to survive, only 17 percent of Republicans feel the same …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019
Republicans have no unified argument in the impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump in large part because they can’t agree on how to defend the president
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham, a top ally of President Donald Trump, is introducing a resolution condemning the Democratic-controlled House for pursuing a “closed door, illegitimate impeachment inquiry.”
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 23, 2019
All House members need to know what witnesses are telling committees studying impeachment, says Idaho congressman who was part of protest that crashed a hearing Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019
At a divisive moment, it’s still possible to shake each other’s hand.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
Former California Rep. Darrell Issa plans to run against indicted fellow GOP Congressman Duncan Hunter, The Associated Press has learned.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019
President Donald Trump’s Republican allies controlling the Senate are awarding him his full $5 billion request to build about 200 miles of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
For the moment, U.S. Sen. Miles Poindexter appeared to show promise as the 1920 Republican presidential nominee. A Republican national committeeman said states in the South and West were lined …
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
The end of each month always brings a slew of frantic pleas from candidates who always seem to be scrambling to meet a deadline for a monetary goal they themselves …
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019
Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s appearance before two House committees promises to be the TV event of the year in the U.S. House.
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: 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: Sat., May 25, 2019
Members of both parties say a flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year’s elections
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019
Increasingly, Fox News is the star of the Democratic race. After years of playing the culture wars, the cable news network has become a key flash point in the 2020 …
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” …
Wed., March 13, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to make it harder for Republicans to avoid an embarrassing Senate rebuff of President Donald Trump’s effort to steer billions of extra federal dollars …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019
Several Democratic presidential candidates are spending the long holiday weekend on the campaign trail, while a Republican has announced he’s creating an exploratory committee for a possible 2020 run.
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: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject “the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution.” He warned emboldened Democrats that …
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
A panel of federal judges has chosen a redistricting map for Virginia’s House of Delegates that could shift some districts toward Democrats and help the party gain control in this …
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 …