Stories tagged: republicans
Thu., March 24, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Donald Trump said Islamic State’s terrorist attacks on Brussels that killed more than 30 people show he was right to call the city a “hellhole.”
Sat., March 19, 2016
A “rotating regional primary system” would group states into four regions. Every four years, a different region would kick off the voting.
Fri., March 18, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
Sen. Mark Kirk became the first Republican senator to break with party leaders and call for a vote on President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court selection, saying Friday, “It’s just man …
Fri., March 18, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
Amid growing concerns about Muslim immigration, state lawmakers Thursday advanced legislation prohibiting Shariah law or any other foreign statutes from influencing Idaho courts. But the bill’s future remains uncertain.
Wed., March 16, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
More Republican women view Trump more negatively than positively, according to Gallup. And in a hypothetical matchup with Hillary Clinton, a Washington Post/ABC News poll found this month that Trump …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:55 a.m.
The same band of conservatives that toppled former Speaker John Boehner is blocking Speaker Paul Ryan’s efforts to pass the GOP’s annual budget draft.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 3:54 p.m.
Conservative and liberal groups are only beginning their battle over the Supreme Court vacancy, with a smattering of television ads and behind-the-scenes research serving as warning shots in what’s sure …
Mon., March 7, 2016, 9:07 a.m.
A Senate panel has delayed action on an annual budget blueprint, as Republicans disagree among themselves on spending levels and trillions of dollars in longer-term budget cuts.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
Cleveland plans to buy 2,000 riot-control suits with collapsible batons as it prepares for hosting the Republican National Convention in July.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Thursday that the prospects for a safe future are “greatly diminished” if Donald Trump becomes the Republican nominee for president.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 9:45 a.m.
In a 2013 re-election campaign he would market as a model for how Republicans could win nationally, Gov. Chris Christie won support from Latino and black leaders in New Jersey.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 6:44 a.m.
The nasty personal tweets and sound bites of the 2016 Republican presidential campaign are reverberating in classrooms, running counter to the anti-bullying policies that have emerged in recent years amid …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:06 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Staring down the prospect of nominating Donald Trump for president, Republicans spiraled into a chaotic, last-ditch search Wednesday for a way to save the GOP from hitching its …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 5:26 p.m.
Senate Republican campaigns are now thinking in practical terms about what a Donald Trump-led ticket would mean for their own down-ballot efforts, increasingly certain that they’ll be running alongside him …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is effectively ending his campaign after a poor finish across the Super Tuesday primaries.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
House Democrats suggested on Wednesday that a special House panel investigating Planned Parenthood could be complicit in future assaults or even murders of abortion providers at the Republican-led committee’s first …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 7:37 a.m.
On a night where Donald Trump leaped ahead of Republican rivals and won at least seven states, it was fitting that he dispensed with tradition and did not throw a …
Tue., March 1, 2016, 11:56 a.m.
What if a single story dominated Congress for an entire election year, and four out of every five members had no formal avenue for getting involved?
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 2:35 p.m.
President Barack Obama on Friday pushed back against relentless Republican criticism of his economic leadership, saying his policies are paying off in “big tangible ways” and anyone who doesn’t acknowledge …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 6:39 a.m.
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Sheila Covert is worried about Donald Trump. A loyal Republican voter from swing state Virginia, Covert calls the businessman “bombastic” and says there’s “just no substance” in …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
Concerted Republican opposition to considering President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court showed early signs of splintering on Wednesday as a handful of influential senators opened the door to …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
Jeb Bush says that his mother, Barbara Bush, will campaign for him again in South Carolina with days to go until the state’s Republican primary.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday delivered a message to conservatives unhappy with last year’s pact with President Barack Obama that boosted spending for the Pentagon and domestic agencies: You’re stuck …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 4:37 p.m.
In “an open letter to the Latino community” published online, Carlos Santana, George Lopez, Zoe Saldana and other prominent Latino celebrities and activists say Donald Trump’s GOP rivals have not …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party’s presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 2:15 p.m.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to drop out of the 2016 race for the White House after finishing sixth in the New Hampshire primary.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
Encouraged by Marco Rubio’s stumbles, the Republicans’ second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats’ Clinton-Sanders duel is …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
When the U.S. Supreme Court last summer gave same-sex couples the right to marry, Republican Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho said Congress should move quickly to protect the religious liberty …
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 …
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.