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Texas Republican Threatens Beto O'Rourke's Life if He Tries to Take His AR-15

If Beto O’Rourke could be said to have had a decent showing in Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, it’s almost certainly in large part to O’Rourke’s vow...

Texas Republican Threatens Beto O'Rourke's Life if He Tries to Take His AR-15

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Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you' Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Texas Lawmaker to Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR Is Ready for You’ A Republican lawmaker in Texas is in the spotlight after tweeting a threatening message to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke following Thursday night’s Democratic debate. “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis,” ...
01:26, 09/14/2019

Texas GOP lawmaker tells Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR is ready for you’ By Dareh Gregorian A Texas state representative had a menacing response to Beto O’Rourke’s statement in Thursday’s debate that “hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15.” “My AR is ready for you Robert Franci...
08:26, 09/15/2019

My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke Twitter takes down Republican Briscoe Cain’s tweet within hours because it violates rules on ‘threats of violence’A Republican state lawmaker from Texas has caused outcry for tweeting “My AR is ready for you Robert Francis” after Democratic president...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Beto O’Rourke on latest Texas mass shooting: ‘This is f–ked up’ Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke angrily lashed out after the latest mass shooting in Texas this weekend — calling it “f–ked up.” “We don’t know how many have been killed. We don’t know the motivation...
20:00, 09/01/2019

Beto O’Rourke and Julian Castro get into Texas tussle at Dem debate MIAMI, Fla. — Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who represented El Paso, and ex-HUD Director Julian Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio got into a Texas-sized tussle on immigration Wednesday night at the first Democratic debate. Castro has said he wants t...
08:26, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke's stance on assault weapons buyback roils Texas politics Beto O'Rourke's aggressive push for mandatory buybacks for assault weapons has upended the gun debate nationwide, but perhaps nowhere more dramatically than in Texas....
23:26, 09/18/2019

Beto O'Rourke to visit Mexico and hold rally at Texas detention center Beto O'Rourke is set to visit Mexico on Sunday to meet with migrants in an effort to highlight the conditions facing those forced to wait outside the United States as they seek asylum....
00:00, 07/01/2019

Democrats voice frustration over blocked gun-control agenda after Texas shootings: 'This is f---ed up,' Beto tweets Democrats voiced frustration over their blocked gun-control agenda after Saturday's shootings in West Texas, with one Democratic presidential candidate tweeting the situation was "f---ed up."...
16:13, 09/01/2019

'Running With Beto' provides inside look at life on the campaign trail Temporarily setting politics aside, "Running With Beto" is an intriguing fly-on-the-wall look at Beto O'Rourke's losing 2018 Texas Senate bid, and the nature of a grass-roots Democratic campaign in a red state. The HBO documentary functions less succ...
03:00, 05/28/2019

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
03:13, 05/18/2019

Fifth Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek other offices....
21:01, 09/04/2019

Another Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek other offices....
18:39, 09/05/2019

Texas Republican Rep. Pete Olson announces he won’t run for reelection “It’s time for me to take my own advice and be a more consistent presence to help our family,” said Olson, who narrowly won last year in a district that has grown more Democratic....
04:39, 07/26/2019

Marchant becomes latest Texas Republican to retire from Congress Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Texas) announced Monday he will not seek reelection next year, adding another member to the rapidly growing House GOP retirement list and opening a newly competitive Dallas-area seat.“It is time for me to announce that I will n...
16:39, 08/05/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
00:13, 08/06/2019

Briscoe Cain tweet: Republican politician sparks fierce backlash after telling Beto O'Rourke 'my AR is ready for you' during Democrat debate A Texas state representative has faced fierce backlash after "threatening" a presidential candidate with an assault rifle during the Democrat debate....
19:13, 09/13/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Plans to Retire in 2020 The departure of Representative Kenny Marchant, who has represented the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth since 2005, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race in 2005....
07:52, 08/05/2019

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
20:26, 05/24/2019

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a “life-and-death matter” because of how it has put pregnant women at risk if they cannot receive adeq...
05:39, 06/10/2019

Kenny Marchant Will Be Fourth Texas Republican Congressman to Retire in 2020 The departure of Mr. Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
16:39, 08/05/2019

Judge threatens to keep Texas prison officials in hot cells over 'oppressive' conditions A federal judge in Houston threatened to subject Texas prison officials to the same “oppressive” conditions as inmates Friday, openly musing about keeping them in cells subject to high heat....
10:13, 09/07/2019

Trump Loses His Lone Black Republican Face in the House as Texas Rep. Will Hurd Announces Retirement Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), one of the few dissenting Republican voices against the president and the lone black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday night that he will not seek reelection in 2020....
13:52, 08/03/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
07:26, 05/24/2019

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’ The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went....
03:52, 07/14/2019

Tory members 'think Islam threatens British way of life', poll suggests Conservative Party members are in favour of the death penalty, think Islam poses a threat to the British way of life and believe Donald Trump would be a good prime minister, according to a poll....
23:39, 07/08/2019

Pro-life group calls for Netflix boycott after streaming giant threatens to leave Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill A United Kingdom-based pro-life group has called for a boycott of Netflix after the streaming giant said it would consider shunning Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
21:13, 06/05/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015        ...
01:39, 05/02/2019

Man gets life for killing West Texas college student A Texas jury has convicted a 28-year-old man guilty of murder in the death of a college student who was missing for months before her body was found in a shallow grave....
08:00, 05/09/2019

Texas man uses final weeks of life to find homes for 11 dogs BEXAR COUNTY, Texas (CNN NEWSOURCE) – A Texas man was recently given one week to live. His final wish is to get his 11 rescue dogs adopted. For two years, 71-year-old Richard Ewers has been taking in dumped or stray dogs. Volunteers and donors also s...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Opinion: Clemson-Texas A&M, LSU-Texas games in Week 2 signal start of college football season Week 2 in college football brings two major matchups between Clemson and Texas A&M and then LSU and Texas, making it the real start of the season.       ...
19:39, 09/06/2019

Body of Texas police chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said.        ...
23:26, 06/09/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says He’s a Descendant of Slaveowners (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says he was recently given documents showing that both he and his wife are descended from people who owned slaves. In a post Sunday night for the website Medium, the former Te...
03:39, 07/16/2019

The Humiliating Downfall of Beto O'Rourke In an alternate universe, former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke narrowly defeated Ted Cruz in a shocking upset for the U.S. Senate last year. He is currently in his first year as a senator, and the dozens of Democratic presidential candidates are al...
01:39, 06/28/2019

The astonishing disappearing act of Beto O’Rourke #Betomania became #Betofatigue in six short months – can the Texas Democrat rise again and show voters what type of president he’d be?When Beto O’Rourke travelled to Yosemite in California to unveil his $5tn plan on climate change, a ripple of surpri...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Beto pushes 'war tax' that would charge Americans for each new war Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, said Monday that as president, he would impose a "modest" tax for each new war as part of his plan to get the United States out of "endless" overseas conflicts....
00:52, 06/26/2019

Beto O'Rourke's 'War Tax' Misses the Point Former Rep. and current Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke released a policy proposal today, which in and of itself is surprising. The proposal, a multifaceted plan to care for military veterans, includes something called a “war tax.”...
23:00, 06/24/2019

Beto O’Rourke embraces gun licensing plan he once said could go ‘too far’ Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Friday called for gun licensing, banning assault weapons and a mandatory buyback program for certain firearms as the former congressman from Texas unveiled his plan to combat gun violence and white n...
18:39, 08/16/2019

The Hacking Supergroup That Counts Beto O’Rourke as One of Its Own Joseph Menn’s “Cult of the Dead Cow” is a narrative history of a group of hackers who went from apolitical hobbyists to security advisers for the world’s most powerful institutions....
13:00, 05/31/2019

Beto O'Rourke on gun control: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15' – video Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke does not shy away from saying he would require citizens to turn in their military-style weapons when asked about gun control during Thursday night's Democratic debate. 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, y...
20:13, 09/13/2019

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, among other measures....
19:13, 09/12/2019

Julian Castro says his beef with Beto O’Rourke isn’t personal WASHINGTON – Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro walked back comments he made that suggested he believed fellow Texan Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign was toast. “No, of course not,” Castro responded Sunday when CN...
00:26, 07/01/2019

Beto O'Rourke Tries to Start Some Shit With Meghan McCain Meghan McCain says a lot of dumb shit. A lot, a looooot of dumb shit. There are simply not enough hours in the day to take McCain to task for every dumb thing she says, but that isn’t stopped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke from takin...
20:39, 09/05/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s Bold Statement on Gun Control: ‘Hell Yes’ He Wants to Take Your AR-15 Beto O’Rourke took a strong stand against assault weapons during the third Democratic debate on Thursday night—following a series of mass shootings, including one in his hometown of El Paso, Texas. When asked by ABC moderator David Muir t...
06:26, 09/13/2019

Beto O’Rourke busts out Spanish during first debate response Beto O’Rourke kicked off the Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night by busting out his fluent Spanish while responding to his first question. The former Texas Rep. started his answer in English from the debate stage in Miami, but he qui...
08:26, 06/27/2019

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The presidential candidate has made jogging part of his election toolkit, from his campaign against the de...
01:52, 06/13/2019

Beto O'Rourke Confirms 'Hell Yes' He'd Take Your Assault Rifles While speaking about gun violence—an issue he’s made the centerpiece of his campaign since the mass shootings in El Paso—during Thursday’s Democratic presidential debate, Beto O’Rourke made it abundantly clear that if he is elected president, he’s co...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Beto O’Rourke admits he could ‘do a better job’ reaching national audience Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke admitted Monday night that his struggling campaign — which has been getting support only in the low single digits according to polls — can do a better job reaching a national audience. O’Rou...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Beto O’Rourke Tells Rachel Maddow: ‘I Recognize That I Can Do a Better Job’ The presidential candidate from Texas acknowledged that he must take steps to revive his once-promising 2020 bid after seeing his polling dip in recent weeks....
06:13, 05/14/2019

Beto O'Rourke's ancestors were slaveholders, records reveal Exclusive: O’Rourke addresses family history for the first time and admits that he and his children are ‘beneficiaries’ of slaveholdingDemocratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke recently delivered an impassioned speech while meeting with the Gul...
09:13, 07/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says Running for Senate Would ‘Not Be Good Enough for This Country’ Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke returned to the campaign trail on Thursday morning with a major address from his hometown of El Paso for the first time since the shooting that left at least 22 dead and dozens of victims injured earlier this mon...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Beto's college girlfriend opens up about watching him run for president The world got a deeper look at former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, on Wednesday when his ex-girlfriend Sasha Watson detailed their college relationship and her correspondence leading up to his 2020 announcement....
23:26, 05/08/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Beto O'Rourke comes off as 'thirsty' and 'desperate' Has Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke shown America too much? That's what "The Five" hosts said Thursday, reacting to O'Rourke's latest video where he received a haircut and talked about his grooming habits....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Beto O'Rourke says there's 'room for competing views' among Democrats Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke believes there's room for competing views in the Democratic Party after moderates and progressives clashed during Tuesday night's fiery debate in Detroit....
17:26, 07/31/2019

New doc shows Beto admitting he's a 'giant a**hole' to his staff HBO will feature a documentary Tuesday night that features former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, expressing gratitude to his 2018 senatorial campaign staff for dealing with him as he sometimes acted like a "giant a**hole."...
21:26, 05/28/2019

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
21:52, 06/14/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s Campaign Ejected a Breitbart Reporter From an Event (NEW YORK) — Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign said Wednesday that it ejected a Breitbart News reporter from an event at a South Carolina college because it wanted to ensure that students felt “comfortable and safe.”...
06:00, 08/29/2019

Beto O’Rourke visits Gullah Geechee Nation in SC Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke met held a roundtable discussion in Beaufort, South Carolina with members of the Gullah Geechee Nation. (June 14)        ...
18:26, 06/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Cory Booker's federal gun-license plan may go ‘too far’ They’re both highlighting their ideas to curb gun violence as they run for the Democratic presidential nomination. But Beto O’Rourke says that Sen. Cory Booker’s new proposal to mandate the federal licensing of all gun owners goes too far....
14:13, 05/10/2019

Beto O’Rourke campaign blasts Breitbart after ejecting reporter Beto O’Rourke staffers kicked out a Breitbart News reporter from a campaign event in South Carolina this week — and on Wednesday defended their decision, saying the right-wing website walks a fine line between news and hate speech. Joel Pollak wrote ...
08:00, 08/29/2019

Beto O’Rourke on Trump and El Paso: 'He is an open, avowed racist' Democratic candidate says president ‘is encouraging racism’O’Rourke: Trump’s rhetoric reminiscent of Third ReichBeto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas representative in the US Houses, was asked by the CNN host Jake Tapp...
19:13, 08/04/2019

Beto O'Rourke's campaign for climate socialism is deeply unserious Reading former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke's newly released climate plan on Monday, I was struck by that famous Sherlock Holmes line: "When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the tr...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Beto O'Rourke says 'we can't rely on corporations' on gun violence after Walmart move Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke praised Walmart's decision to step back from ammunition sales on Tuesday but said the move is not enough....
22:26, 09/03/2019

Beto O'Rourke's labor plan promises $15 an hour, right to unionize Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled his plans for a 21st century labor contract that calls for more rights and higher pay for workers and stronger unions....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign raised only $3.6 million in the second quarter Beto O'Rourke's campaign for the 2020 election raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter of this year, putting him in the lower tier of candidates who have struggled to compete with the front runners....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in government....
15:39, 06/05/2019

Beto Tries to Save His Campaign By Revealing... His Family Owned Slaves??? Beto O’Rourke has the saddest story of the 2020 campaign thus far. After nearly beating Ted Cruz for his Senate seat in the midterms, the buzz around O’Rourke and his fledgling presidential campaign was palpable... until it wasn’t....
05:39, 07/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central American violence and turmoil to seek asylum in the U.S., but were turned away at the border. In his ...
00:26, 07/01/2019

Beto O’Rourke Releases $5 Trillion Climate Change Proposal Mr. O’Rourke’s choice to make climate change the first policy focus of his presidential campaign shows just how much the issue has risen among Democrats....
02:26, 04/30/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says Donald Trump Owes The Exonerated Five an Apology The Exonerated Five are in the spotlight following the release of Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series, When They See Us. Donald Trump, who took out full-page ads in New York City newspapers calling for the death penalty for the innocent teenagers, still r...
16:39, 06/26/2019

Beto: We only have ’10 years’ left on Earth if we don’t address climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke sounded the alarms on Monday, saying that people have only “ten years” left on Earth if no action is taken on climate change....
08:52, 04/30/2019

Beto O’Rourke switches his style and tone as the spotlight dims The former congressman turned Democratic presidential candidate finds America a bigger challenge than Texas, where he narrowly lost a U.S. Senate race in 2018....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Scientists are building a real-life version of the Starship Enterprise's life scanner When the crewmembers of the Starship Enterprise pull into orbit around a new planet, one of the first things they do is scan for life-forms. Here in the real world, researchers have long been trying to figure out how to unambiguously detect signs of ...
08:26, 08/24/2019

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, gaming optimizations, new cameras, and the list just goes on and on.And lo and behold, all of those mon...
03:52, 06/12/2019

Woman who killed daughters after ‘they got in the way’ of her sex life sentenced to life in prison A woman found guilty in England of killing her two young daughters because they "got in the way" of her sex life has been jailed for life, the BBC reports....
09:26, 08/03/2019

Beto O’Rourke likens Trump’s comments to Nazi Germany – video Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has likened the US to Nazi Germany, saying President Donald Trump has been stoking racial tensions. This comes after a mass shooting in El Paso left at least 20 people dead. O’Rourke, who is from El Pas...
21:52, 08/05/2019

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
00:39, 05/30/2019

Trump Bashes Beto's 'Phony' Hispanic Nickname Before Visit to El Paso Before heading off to El Paso, Texas, where a white boy trumped up by divisive language from the highest office in the land took the lives of 22 people and injured dozens more, President Racist Thanos found time to send out one more hateful tweet....
17:39, 08/07/2019

Beto O'Rourke was a teenage member of hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow Democratic presidential candidate’s membership of group that invented the term ‘hacktivism’ may explain much about his approach to politics Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate, belonged as a teenager to the oldest group of computer h...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and other campaign issues....
13:39, 07/05/2019

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his threatened tariffs – calling the president’s claims “overblown” and arguing that he has hurt the econo...
20:13, 06/09/2019

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“Gotta run like there’s nothing to lose,” nods a sweat-drenched Beto O’Rourke. The three-term congres...
11:13, 05/28/2019

Beto O'Rourke releases veterans plan with healthcare trust fund, 'war tax' Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday released a plan to improve the lives of veterans, returning to an area of priority during his time in the U.S. House for his latest 2020 policy rollout....
18:26, 06/24/2019

Democrats try to tempt Trump on guns as Beto beats drum for AR-15 buyback Pelosi and Schumer speak to president on gun controlButtigieg and Paul offer criticism of O’Rourke’s rhetoricNancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Sunday offered Donald Trump a rare and highly symbolic bipartisan win – if he can somehow force Republicans...
16:26, 09/16/2019

I Refuse To Read This Incredibly Long Profile of Beto O'Rourke Driving a Van It’s a long weekend in America, three full days of rest and relaxation for many, and what better way to spend the holiday than by reading an incredibly long profile of Beto O’Rourke? Well. Let me tell you. There are many better ways to spend this hol...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling over the southwestern border to Mexico....
02:39, 07/01/2019

Dear Beto O'Rourke and co: we need a climate plan that's truly ambitious | Varshini Prakash It is our duty as a generation to push against the limits of the possible and protect as many lives as we can from disasters that can be preventedWhen Beto O’Rourke launched his presidential campaign, I was impressed. On multiple occasions, including...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
05:39, 06/11/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke hires Obama adviser for 2020 U.S. presidential bid Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has hired Jeff Berman, one of the architects of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential victory, as a senior adviser, the campaign said on Thursday....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Beto argues Trump's foreign intel comment is grounds for impeachment Beto O’Rourke became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to support the idea of impeaching President Trump – arguing that the president’s comments earlier in the week that he’d be open to accepting foreign intelligence on his 2020 rivals is ...
19:26, 06/16/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s New Approach to 2020: ‘Taking the Fight to Donald Trump’ After the shooting in El Paso, Mr. O’Rourke decided to abandon his focus on early primary states and more directly confront the president over immigration and gun control....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke seeks to simplify voting registration, get big money out of politics Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday released a campaign proposal aiming to make voting easier, reduce the influence of money in politics and raise ethical standards for elected officials....
05:13, 06/06/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s new position on assault weapons is reversal from stance in 2018 Beto O’Rourke’s vow during the third round of Democratic presidential debates “to take your AR-15, your AK-47” if elected president appears to be a direct reversal of his stance last year. The former Texas congressman shared an emotional anecdote abo...
21:13, 09/13/2019

Beto O'Rourke announces $5 trillion plan to fight climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a four-point plan to fight climate change that includes $5 trillion for infrastructure, technology and communities related to the issue....
19:26, 04/29/2019

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially announce his reelection bid....
18:00, 06/18/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday....
05:39, 07/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke suggests Stacey Abrams may have lost in a rigged election Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, praised the way former Georgia state Rep. Stacey Abrams, D, handled her gubernatorial loss in 2018, suggesting that her opponent may have rigged the election in his favor....
20:39, 05/14/2019

Not 'born to be in it': Beto O’Rourke strikes more humble tone as buzz fades In about-face, candidate says Vanity Fair cover came across as an expression of white privilege as he attempts to reboot campaignIf Beto O’Rourke were a Hollywood movie star, there would have been no better publicity than a Vanity Fair cover with a p...
22:52, 05/14/2019

Beto O’Rourke mocked for posting Facebook Live haircut video First it was the dentist, now it’s the barber. Democratic Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke was once again mocked online for posting a 20 minute Facebook live video of himself getting a haircut Wednesday morning. “Hey everybody we’re at Chema’s in E...
10:13, 05/16/2019

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” after a supporter introduced him as a “blank slate” at a campaign stop in Iowa....
18:52, 06/08/2019

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who nearly won a U.S. Senate seat last year in the reliably conservative state, is struggling in his White House bid and has lost support from young voters and minorities, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos n...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profilers from Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone never tire of reminding us that he’s the Gen-X candidate who us...
01:52, 05/23/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments on parents for children taking illegitimate absences from school....
20:39, 05/18/2019

Beto pushes for peace with Iran, accuses Trump admin of 'gunning for war' Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, accused President Trump's administration of pursuing war with Iran as tensions mounted in the Middle East and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the rogue nation for an assault on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman...
19:39, 06/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says Vanity Fair Cover Reinforced ‘Perception of Privilege’ Appearing on “The View,” Mr. O’Rourke said he had failed to acknowledge the advantages of running for president as a white man earlier in his campaign....
19:26, 05/14/2019

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communication Decency Act's Section 230, which protects...
06:39, 08/18/2019

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a photographer documenting the Bakerloo line....
19:00, 05/26/2019

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right now there is no question that the pro-life side is – well, “killing it” seems like the wrong term, s...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protections abandoned by President Donald Trump....
15:26, 06/12/2019

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace asks Beto O'Rourke to 'play media critic': 'What can we do better?' MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace asked former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, a Democrat seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, to "play media critic," inquiring, "What we can do better?" in covering his campaign. ...
17:00, 05/25/2019

Beto O'Rourke gives debate answer in Spanish, while ducking question on 70 percent tax rate Presidential hopeful Beto O' Rourke sidestepped a question about tax rates on wealthy Americans during Wednesday's Democratic debate in Miami and instead spoke at length in Spanish corporate welfare. ...
05:26, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Ge...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matters, let me direct you to Beto O’Rourke. The former member of Congress’ biggest climate moment to date...
03:26, 04/30/2019

Beto O'Rourke says Trump's rhetoric in part to blame for El Paso mass shooting Democratic presidential primary candidate Beto O’Rourke said on Sunday that President Trump’s harsh rhetoric toward immigrants and Latinos was in part to blame for Saturday’s mass shooting inside an El Paso, Texas Walmart that left 20 people dead and...
17:13, 08/04/2019

Beto O'Rourke gun plan calls for mandatory buybacks, universal sale checks Democrat Beto O'Rourke, having resumed his campaign, detailed a plan Friday to curb gun violence by imposing a national gun licensing system and registry, and a mandatory buyback program for assault weapons....
22:13, 08/17/2019

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reaching plan for massive investment in public education....
13:52, 07/08/2019

Beto O’Rourke rips Trump on border crisis during Ellis Island tour Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke made a pilgrimage to Ellis Island Monday and used the opportunity to criticize President Trump over the treatment of migrants at the US border. “Seeing some of the displays and some of the pictures of i...
03:26, 07/23/2019

How Students Convinced Beto O'Rourke to Stop Taking Fossil Fuel Money The transformation of Beto O’Rourke into a legit climate change candidate took another turn on Wednesday night when he announced he was pledging to turn away donations from fossil fuel executives.Read more......
22:39, 05/02/2019

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and his wife descended from slave owners....
12:13, 07/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke huddles with donors to discuss debate and ways to improve in the next round One donor said that O'Rourke "will be aware of what he needs to do to prepare for the next debate, and fortunately the needed improvements are purely stylistic."...
02:13, 06/28/2019

Beto O’Rourke Invites 3 Black Men Who Kneeled During National Anthem as His Debate Guests When Democrat Beto O’Rourke takes the stage in the second round of presidential primary debates on Tuesday, three young black men from Michigan who were inspired by ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick to kneel during the national anthem before their...
21:52, 07/30/2019

Beto O'Rourke Says All Americans Must Understand History of Slavery Before Cash Reparations Can Be Pursued Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke told The Root in an on-camera interview that all Americans need to understand the story of slavery before the government considers cash reparations for descendants of slaves....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Donald Trump....
13:13, 06/12/2019

Beto O'Rourke Uses Some Swears to Make an Excellent Point About Mass Shootings and Trump The debate underperformer and El Paso resident Beto O’Rourke returned to his off-the-cuff roots to make his first good point since O’Rourke announced that he’s “just born to be in it” on the cover of Vanity Fair. On Sunday, in response to an asinine ...
08:13, 08/05/2019

Beto O’Rourke says running for Senate isn’t ‘good enough.’ That’s a terrible message — and strategy — for Democrats. O'Rourke says running for Senate "would not be good enough" for El Paso. This is exactly the kind of attitude that has Democrats in the spot they are....
21:26, 08/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina and saying white Americans d...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Beto’s Green New Deal? Flagging in polls, O’Rourke unveils $5T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, trailing in the polls despite a high-profile campaign launch, sought to prove his policy chops by unveiling a $5 trillion plan to battle climate change and reach net zero carbon emissions in the U.S. b...
23:26, 04/29/2019

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13:13, 05/02/2019

Beto O'Rourke links El Paso shooting to Donald Trump's 'racist' rhetoric – video The Democratic presidential candidate has accused Donald Trump of stoking racial hatred after a mass shooting in El Paso that left 20 people dead. The population of the Texan border city is 80% Latino and police said a 'manifesto' posted to the onlin...
18:39, 08/05/2019

Beto O'Rourke unveils small business plan to address racial wealth disparities Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, unveiled another plan geared toward ending racial inequality on Saturday, pledging that as president he would vastly expand the federal government's investment in women- and minority-owned businesses....
02:13, 06/17/2019

Did Cory Booker Flash Beto O’Rourke Side-Eye After He Started Speaking Spanish at the Debate? An early breakout moment from Wednesday’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate didn’t come from a candidate’s answer, but from a facial expression. When Beto O’Rourke, the former Congressman from Texas, responded to his first q...
04:39, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll hold his first one staged for national television....
15:13, 05/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
11:52, 05/22/2019

Beto O'Rourke releases $5T plan to fight climate change, the 'greatest threat we face' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan Monday to combat climate change, vowing to mobilize $5 trillion in spending over 10 years to address what he called "the greatest threat we face."...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Beto O'Rourke hits Pete Buttigieg with expletive-fueled swipe over gun-control comments Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke defended his position on Sunday to ban assault-style weapons and impose mandatory buybacks of AR-15s and AK-47s amid growing Democratic criticism, while also pushing back at those critics, includin...
13:00, 09/16/2019

Watters on Beto's climate plan: He's a 'scam artist' who feels guilty about America's economic success "The Five" host Jesse Watters had some tough words for 2020 hopeful Beto O'Rourke after the former Texas representative proposed a $5 trillion climate change plan alongside the claim that the United States only had 10 years left to address the issue....
07:26, 05/01/2019

Compelling Message: Bernie Sanders Has Asked Voters To Consider That, Adjusted For Age, He Is More Sexually Attractive Than Beto O’Rourke Beto O’Rourke has made a big splash in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination, garnering droves of supporters with what many consider an undeniable sex appeal. But opponent Bernie Sanders isn’t allowing Beto’s good looks hurt him in the polls wi...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Beto Goes Blue, Warren Wilts and Harris Goes O.G. AG: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 6 Mass shootings hit in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas; the stock market crashes; and Toni Morrison passes away. Why is it that every week of the Donald Trump presidency feels like a depressing opening scroll in some post-apocalyptic ’80s movie?...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Harris challenging Biden on race and Castro blasting Beto on immigration: These are the top moments from the Democratic debates From Kamala Harris' powerful story on race, Pete Buttigieg owning up to racial tensions and Julian Castro blasting Beto O'Rourke on immigration, here are the top moments from both nights of the 2019 Democratic Debate in Miami   &...
13:52, 06/28/2019

Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke slam Trump in wake of El Paso massacre, face backlash for politicizing tragedy Two Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination faced sharp criticism on social media Saturday after linking the massacre in El Paso, Texas, to President Trump's rhetoric....
17:13, 08/04/2019

‘El Paso Is the Strongest Place in the World.’ Beto O’Rourke Halts Campaign to Rush Home After Walmart Shooting 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has halted his campaign to return to his hometown of El Paso, Texas after a mass shooting at a Walmart there. “We have just learned a short while ago that there has been a shooting in E...
10:00, 08/04/2019

MSNBC's Brian Williams pushes back after Nicolle Wallace says Beto O'Rourke is victim of negative coverage MSNBC's Brian Williams took exception to co-anchor Nicolle Wallace when she suggested that 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was receiving unjust media coverage. ...
08:13, 06/28/2019

Late-night comedians mock Beto O’Rourke for Spanish debate answer: Like ‘embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant’ Late-night hosts poked fun at 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke for his use of Spanish during Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, even comparing him to an "embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant."...
23:13, 06/27/2019

Bernie Blows It, Beto Shows It, and Biden Finally Grows a Bit: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 4 This week’s power rankings had a one-week gap because we had a lot of events we wanted to cover to make sure candidates were staying on their toes. We know you missed us. (So did the 2020 Democratic campaigns, who kept asking when the new rankings we...
17:26, 07/26/2019

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant children in Florida. "It is only when the president has given permission do you see kids put in cag...
11:39, 06/28/2019

A Perfect Republican Self-Own The U.S. Women’s National Team is just two wins away from a second consecutive World Cup and are playing in a semifinal this afternoon against England. Naturally, brands of all kinds are trying to glom onto the team’s great run so far....
06:13, 07/03/2019

The Republican Party Isn't Built for You Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s Wednesday night praise of Elizabeth Warren’s brand of economics has sparked a debate about what the Republican Party would look like, and more importantly how well it would do in elections, if it actually embraced “eco...
02:26, 06/08/2019

Who Are Trump’s Republican Challengers? Joe Walsh, a former congressman, and Bill Weld, a former governor, are long-shot Republican candidates running against President Trump. We look at their political résumés and their strategies for winning the nomination....
12:39, 09/07/2019

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjoy....
03:00, 07/12/2019

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will not meet alone with a woman who is not his wife.The...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
04:13, 06/21/2019

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge the president for the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination....
20:00, 08/25/2019

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and supporters are very guilty) for political points is g...
18:52, 06/18/2019

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
01:39, 05/23/2019

'I don't believe there will be a deal' between US and China, says Republican senator A U.S.-China trade deal is highly unlikely and there is "no way" Huawei will be allowed to sell into the U.S. market, a Republican Senator told CNBC Tuesday....
12:00, 07/02/2019

All of Joe Biden's Republican Friends Are Dead Joe Biden’s campaign message thus far has essentially been an extended #TBT: An Instagram-filtered remembrance of Better Times, when things actually sucked a lot but white people who made more than the median income were able to pretend it was fine, ...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against members of their own party. Republican Sen. Richard Burr, who chairs the committee, has found himsel...
17:13, 05/10/2019

Democrats began sorting wheat from chaff. Beto was chaff | Moira Donegan The first debate was won on substance, not theatrics - with surprisingly few references to Trump or BidenThere were passionate diatribes against economic inequality, dire warnings about the climate emergency, and shockingly few references, direct or ...
15:39, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke attempts to reboot campaign on 'The View,' bemoans his 'privilege' and 'elitist' campaign launch Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, tried rebooting his 2020 campaign on "The View" Tuesday, admitting that he made some missteps in his initial launch earlier in 2019....
20:39, 05/14/2019

Bad Man Threatens Second Act Corey Lewandowski, OG Trump ghoul and emotionally bankrupt piece of shit, is apparently considering jumping back in the game, with reports that he may run to unseat New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in the upcoming 2020 election....
04:39, 08/02/2019

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he supports eliminating a feature of the tax code known as the "step-up in basis" for capital gains....
19:52, 07/31/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own has come to the US to make political waves. Mil...
20:13, 06/03/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party’s efforts to appeal to minority voters and wo...
23:52, 08/02/2019

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
01:52, 08/03/2019

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was the start of a daylong tour of his district with a ...
20:26, 08/22/2019

Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors This campaign season has already been so long that it’s sort of hard to believe we still haven’t even hit the first round of Democratic presidential debates. If you believe the word of New York supermarket magnate and top Republican donor John Catsim...
22:13, 06/18/2019

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
00:26, 05/23/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant. Kemp’s office says the signing at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the sta...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
12:00, 06/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren Just Joined a Longtime Republican Cause Republicans have long sought to scrap the U.S. Department of Commerce. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, longtime Rep. Ron Paul and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have all called for cutting or eliminating it, as have the conservative ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
11:00, 05/31/2019

Ex-Republican Fed Up With Trump Got Him To Stand Before Fake Seal The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election - it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a proud Republican. He voted for George W. Bush twice....
07:26, 07/26/2019

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report. “There is a crisis in Qu...
19:52, 07/17/2019

Republican Senator Isakson resigning at end of 2019 Republican Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia said on Wednesday he will leave the Senate at the end of 2019, citing his struggles with Parkinson's disease and other medical issues....
20:52, 08/28/2019

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republicans are hostile to his plans....
22:39, 06/20/2019

This Is How Trump Responds When a Republican Jumps Ship Yesterday, Rep. Justin Amash made headlines when he became the first Republican lawmaker to turn on President Donald Trump by acknowledging that the president’s conduct is impeachable, based on a close reading of the Mueller report....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I assumed—reasonably, given his long, long history of doing insane things—that any subsequent election...
02:39, 07/17/2019

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingly diverse demographic coalition, and the other an ever-greater concentration of fearful white racist...
01:39, 06/28/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits the Republican Party Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress who has called for the impeachment of President Trump, announced Thursday that he is leaving the GOP. “Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Am...
17:52, 07/04/2019

The media needs to stop getting the Republican tax cuts wrong With the 2020 election campaign heating up, the Republican tax cuts enacted in 2017 will be a major topic of debate. Most Republicans defend the tax cuts, while most Democrats want to repeal them. The two sides can debate the pros and cons of the tax...
08:52, 06/28/2019

Republican Senator Ernst 'unlikely' to back Moore for Fed U.S. Republican Senator Joni Ernst on Tuesday said she was "very unlikely" to back fellow Republican President Donald Trump's pick for a seat on the U.S. central bank, according to a CNN reporter on Twitter....
21:52, 04/30/2019

Republican Gerrymander Whiz Had Wider Influence Than Was Known Tens of thousands of maps and documents kept on computer files by the Republican redistricting expert Thomas B. Hofeller show his work on a broad range of projects nationwide....
04:13, 09/11/2019

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump for the party's 2020 White House nomination....
22:52, 08/25/2019

Ex-Congressman To Challenge Trump In Republican Race For President Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary, he announced on Sunday in an interview with Fox News....
21:39, 09/08/2019

Congressman becomes first Republican to accuse Trump of ‘impeachable conduct’ Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said he reached four conclusions after carefully reading the redacted version of Mueller’s report, including that “President Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct.”...
02:26, 05/19/2019

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideological divide in this country and endangers the physical safety of his political opponents, as is his cus...
04:39, 08/02/2019

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
01:13, 06/01/2019

Justin Amash becomes first Republican to back Trump impeachment Michigan congressman: Mueller ‘identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice’The Michigan congressman Justin Amash has called for Donald Trump to be impeached, adding a first Republican voice to a growi...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and kill...
14:39, 06/14/2019

Rep. Doug Collins leads Republican charge against Mueller Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee who has been one of President Donald Trump's staunchest Hill allies amid Democrats' oversight efforts, led the GOP charge against former special counsel Robert Mueller during Wedn...
03:13, 07/25/2019

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
05:26, 07/18/2019

Joe Walsh Confirms He Will Challenge Trump for Republican Nomination Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsessed president....
17:39, 08/25/2019

Republican Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks to retire after term Republican Indiana congresswoman Susan Brooks, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee recruitment efforts, said Friday she's leaving the House after her term expires in early 2021....
17:52, 06/14/2019

In Republican-Leaning Districts, Lawmakers Shy Away From Broaching Impeachment A key group of lawmakers in Republican-leaning districts are staying cautious, and many of their constituents — even impeachment supporters — appear to tolerate that....
16:39, 09/01/2019

Sherrod Brown rips Republican inaction on guns Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown attacked his Republican colleagues for failing to defy the gun lobby or pass any kind of gun control legislation.He also called on President Donald Trump to tone down his “divisive, racist rhetoric” but stopped short of saying...
06:39, 08/05/2019

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 1...
12:26, 07/17/2019

Republican Congressman Says Trump Engaged in ‘Impeachable Conduct’ At long last, a Republican member of Congress has spoken out against Donald Trump and acknowledged that the president’s conduct is worthy of impeachment....
03:00, 05/19/2019

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing was an opportunity to ask questions about reparations....
02:26, 06/20/2019

Another Arizona Republican Is Worried About Immigrants 'Flooding' America On July 15, Arizona state senator Sylvia Allen was supposed to be commemorating the Mormon political pioneers of Arizona. Instead, Allen gave a 25-minute speech that included her alarm at the declining birth rate among white people and other anti-imm...
12:39, 07/29/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Donald Trump Jr.’s No-Shows Led to Subpoena, Republican Senator Says Allies of Mr. Trump have mounted a campaign to quash a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, putting intense pressure on its chairman, Richard M. Burr....
06:13, 05/14/2019

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
18:52, 05/30/2019

‘SOTC’: A Look At Republican Primary Candidate Robert Goforth (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Robert Goforth is a first-term state representative who hails from East Bernstadt. Goforth is an Army vete...
18:26, 05/19/2019

Mark Sanford Will Challenge Trump in Republican Primary Mr. Sanford, the former governor and representative from South Carolina, was ousted from his seat in Congress after becoming a vocal critic of President Trump....
16:00, 09/08/2019

Trump 'crazy like a fox' in suggesting Greenland purchase, says Republican Arkansas senator Tom Cotton makes remark in New York TimesSomething rotten? How Trump got in a state over DenmarkDonald Trump was “crazy like a fox” when he floated the idea of buying Greenland because the move would secure vital strategic interests ...
00:52, 08/27/2019

Michigan Congressman first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment A Republican Congressman on Saturday became the first in his party to publicly call for the impeachment of President Trump. Justin Amash, of Michigan, tweeted Saturday that impeachment “should be undertaken only in extraordinary circumstances,&...
17:26, 05/19/2019

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend in the 2020 elections, though steep fundraising, recruitment and policy hurdles lie ahead....
13:13, 06/19/2019

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on politics that puts party over principle....
19:26, 07/04/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romer...
05:52, 05/31/2019

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — during his visit to the grieving Texas city last week after the Walmart shooting. The condemnation alle...
05:52, 08/16/2019

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
23:52, 08/01/2019

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19 billion disaster aid bill to President Donald Tru...
20:39, 05/28/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
14:13, 05/31/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior....
09:26, 05/19/2019

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities ou...
03:00, 08/02/2019

Mississippi Voters to Decide Republican Nominee for Governor Tuesday’s primary runoff pits the state’s lieutenant governor against a former chief justice of the State Supreme Court who supports expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act....
21:39, 08/27/2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
22:52, 07/16/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
17:26, 06/15/2019

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate As history has shown with the Watergate and Iran-contra scandals, such investigations can gain legitimacy only when members of the president’s own party support them....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Trump labels Republican presidential challengers 'the Three Stooges' President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever agreeing to meet them on a debate stage....
14:13, 09/10/2019

Representative Jim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin, Republican Mainstay, Is Set to Retire The announcement adds to what appears to be a growing exodus of House Republicans that promises to change the character of the chamber, regardless of whether the party wins back control....
07:52, 09/05/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
18:39, 05/24/2019

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in Ohio who blamed “homosexual marriage” and “recreational marijuana” – along with many of Donald Trump’...
10:39, 08/07/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American counterparts, adding that he thinks a possible deal could be announced on Thursday night. ...
18:52, 06/05/2019

The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwiseSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
02:39, 08/18/2019

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
19:00, 08/06/2019

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thursday to 10 months worth of weekend jail stints. Geoffrey Young, 38, will serve the time as punishmen...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi says he won’t seek reelection Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming announced he will resign at the end of his term. Saturday’s statement from the 22-year senator puts his seat into play in the traditionally red state. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is among the possible candidate...
08:52, 05/05/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
15:26, 05/20/2019

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
05:26, 07/16/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. will not impose tariffs on Mexico Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, predicted on Wednesday that the United States and Mexico would strike a deal to avert tariffs President Donald Trump has threatened to impose on Mexican imports....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
21:52, 05/10/2019

Republican Joe Walsh touts himself as Trump alternative for 2020 Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh says he plans to use his two years of experience in Congress to show Republican voters that there's an alternative to President Donald Trump in the 2020 election....
03:13, 08/29/2019

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former Tea Party congressman is vocal conservative criticOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congressman, said on Sunday he would challenge Donald Trump for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination....
04:52, 08/26/2019

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day ear...
05:52, 06/14/2019

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his brother Charles said Friday....
00:26, 08/24/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues in his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Wednes...
04:26, 07/17/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
23:00, 05/20/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs....
15:39, 05/12/2019

'Squash Amash': how a Republican congressman drew the ire of his party Justin Amash is the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment, and his career – at least in his party – is in questionThe hundreds of Republicans who gathered for the “squash Amash” rally outside the Michigan congressman Justin Amash’s dow...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat...
04:13, 06/21/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natural gas from American ports to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Northeast....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
05:39, 06/18/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and when the mother’s life is at risk....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
04:00, 06/05/2019

Twitter’s refusal to dox a cow stymies Republican’s $250M lawsuit US Rep. Devin Nunes can’t seem to catch a break. First, despite his memo blaming Obama and the FBI for all the evils in the world, his fellow former members of the Trump transition team keep getting indicted for being bad at crime. And now he can’t f...
00:39, 09/14/2019

Republican Trump challengers warn of totalitarian drift in party Sanford, Walsh and Weld write for Washington PostFour states cancel nominating contests to give Trump clear runThe Republican party has taken “a wrong turn” under Donald Trump, according to three GOP challengers to the president, and is heading down ...
19:26, 09/14/2019

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic pre...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartisan job....
05:00, 07/30/2019

Rep. Justin Amash Becomes the First Republican Congressman to Call For Trump’s Impeachment Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) called for Donald Trump’s impeachment after reading the full unredacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller regarding Russia’s illegal involvement with the 2016 US elections. Amash is the first Republican congressma...
23:26, 05/19/2019

Roy Moore: hard-right Republican announces bid for Senate in 2020 – live Moore, whose 2017 bid was marred by sexual misconduct scandal, running again in Alabama, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.30pm BST Alabama Roy Moore has made his candidacy fo...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Executive director of gay Republican group resigns after Trump endorsement NBC NEWS – The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans is the latest official to resign from the conservative LGBTQ group after it recently endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. Less than a year after after she became the fir...
14:00, 08/29/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
15:13, 05/21/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump's stonewalling of congressional probes is strengthening the case for an impeachment inquiry....
00:00, 05/20/2019

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose a big problem....
21:52, 08/02/2019

In North Carolina Do-Over Vote, a Reliable Republican District Is Up for Grabs The election in the Ninth Congressional District on Tuesday will in many ways be the first test of the political terrain heading into 2020, and of the two parties’ dueling strategies....
04:26, 09/09/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelection in 2020....
05:26, 08/03/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly elected members of the House of Representatives lined up for a photo. Representing the Democratic si...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Mark Sanford will mount Republican primary challenge against Trump The former governor, who was ousted from Congress after speaking out against Trump, plans to make the debt, deficit and spending the focus of his campaign....
10:39, 09/09/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in...
11:26, 06/29/2019

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions on Wednesday by saying that without r...
11:52, 08/15/2019

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican nominee in 2020. ...
09:52, 08/15/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican object...
19:13, 05/24/2019

Will Hurd, only black House Republican, is latest to not seek re-election Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining members of his party in Congress critical of Donald Tr...
21:26, 08/02/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing personal information such as home addresses — five Repub...
03:26, 06/20/2019

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican lawmakers over looming climate change legislation....
05:26, 06/23/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow his campaign—specifically because she’s a woman and he apparently can’t risk being seen with her....
03:39, 07/11/2019

Mob attacks Belfast riot police in standoff over republican bonfire Three officers injured as police are forced to retreat from pyre to mark 1971 mass internmentYouths in north Belfast have attacked riot police in a standoff over an unauthorised republican bonfire.The officers withdrew in their Land Rovers from the N...
05:13, 08/09/2019

Will Hurd, Trump critic and only black House Republican, to retire Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House and one of the last remaining members of his party in Congress critical of Donald Tr...
05:00, 08/02/2019

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they should "go back" to their "crime infested" countries and all of them agreed that Trump's attack was not r...
07:52, 07/18/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year....
12:39, 08/02/2019

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority lawmakers, announced Thursday that he will not seek......
13:52, 08/02/2019

Trump lashes out at Justin Amash after Republican talks of impeachment Mitt Romney declines to join calls for Congress to actNo holds Barred: Trump pushes for imperial presidencyAs Donald Trump opened fire on Justin Amash, the Michigan representative who became the first Republican in Congress say he had engaged in “imp...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday that he would pursue other opportunities in the private sector and not seek ree...
19:52, 08/02/2019

Rep. John Shimkus becomes latest Republican lawmaker to retire from Congress Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill. announced Friday he will not run for re-election to Congress in 2020, becoming the 14th Republican this cycle to retire, resign or seek another office....
16:13, 09/01/2019

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Thursday he is quitting the GOP....
02:39, 07/05/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skilled workers into the United States and fewer low-skilled workers, a senior administration official sai...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Buttigieg says religion shouldn't be a 'cudgel,' then suggests God wouldn't be a Republican South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg believes that religion shouldn't be used as a political "cudgel," but then immediately suggested that God wouldn't be a Republican. ...
01:52, 05/08/2019

Trump sexual assault allegation should be investigated, say Republican duo – live Senators Mitt Romney and Joni Ernst say ‘very serious allegation’ from E Jean Carroll should be ‘fully evaluated’ – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.34pm BST Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort is ex...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russia probe as a hoax and witch hunt....
02:13, 07/25/2019

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out of their agreement with the Republican National Committee to host the GOP’s presidential nominating ...
02:26, 07/24/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican state senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestThese 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in AlabamaAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill T...
12:00, 05/15/2019

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people, but a top Republican lawmaker immediately pushed back on a plan he called "hasty and suspect."...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
02:39, 08/17/2019

Of Course Pennsylvania's Republican Legislators Are Sabotaging Reformist DA Larry Krasner Pennsylvania lawmakers have passed a bill including a provision allowing the state’s attorney general to prosecute some firearm crimes committed in Philadelphia, and Philadelphia only, according to The Intercept. The provision, which was tacked onto ...
04:26, 07/09/2019

Republican, Democratic U.S. lawmakers ask Google to expand copyright protections A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday asked the chief executive of Alphabet's Google to expand its use of technology that prevents copyright infringement to smaller creators who are "at a significant disadvantage."...
21:26, 09/04/2019

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democratic congresswomen known as “the squad.” Trump made a statement on Twitter Tuesday evening...
13:00, 07/17/2019

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
14:52, 07/16/2019

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republican Party’s Facebook page: “Freaking queers have gotten too much sympathy.”...
18:52, 06/18/2019

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
01:26, 07/19/2019

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional campaign last year, said on Tuesday that she will challenge Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McCo...
19:13, 07/09/2019

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders piled on quickly following the latest outrageous remarks by Steve King, the longtime Iowa congressman ...
10:13, 08/16/2019

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmering dissent and division among GOP faithful....
05:13, 08/26/2019

Republican Arizona state senator says US will 'look like South American countries' soon Republican Arizona state Sen. Sylvia Allen believes the U.S. will soon "look like South American countries" because immigrants entering the U.S. and low birth rates among white people are contributing to a lack of cultural assimilation....
15:39, 07/28/2019

Kevin McCarthy signals Republican members can take their own positions on abortion House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly indicated that he was open to differing abortion views within his party, describing the position as a "personal" one....
05:13, 05/26/2019

The Guy Who Designed the Fake Presidential Seal That Appeared Behind Trump Is a Former Republican The man who created a fake presidential seal that President Donald Trump stood in front of at an event earlier this week is a former Republican who grew disillusioned with his party after the 2016 election. Charles Leazott, 46, is a graphic designer ...
18:26, 07/26/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing, Axios reports....
08:13, 05/06/2019

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defendant....
21:13, 07/24/2019

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day of creation, Donald Trump has recast the Republican party in his own image. Aggrieved and belligeren...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
23:00, 08/16/2019

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becoming “disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it.” “Today,...
23:13, 07/04/2019

Top Republican calls for Mueller testimony to mark end to 'political gamesmanship' On the heels of the stunning announcement that former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify next month, a top congressional Republican urged Democrats to treat the hearing as a moment of “closure” for the long-running Russia controversy....
08:52, 06/26/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider women's constitutional right to abortion....
16:39, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
17:00, 08/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign Wednesday for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Fox News has le...
12:39, 07/17/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network technology....
22:39, 07/15/2019

Republican Leaders Are ‘Ride or Die’ With President Trump on ‘Saturday Night Live’ There’s literally nothing the President could do to lose the support of of the GOP in Congress, at least according to this week’s Saturday Night Live cold open. The sketch, which aired Saturday night, took the form of an episode of MSNBC&...
03:13, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
17:00, 08/17/2019

Republican congressman Steve King: Would humanity exist without rape, incest? Conservative U.S. Representative Steve King wondered aloud on Wednesday whether the human race would still exist without rape and incest, as he explained his anti-abortion position to an audience in his home state of Iowa, local media reported....
00:13, 08/15/2019

Pennsylvania Republican Fred Keller projected to win special House election Pennsylvania state Rep. Fred Keller was projected to easily defeat Democrat Marc Friedenberg in Tuesday's special election to represent the Keystone State's 12th District in the House of Representatives....
07:26, 05/22/2019

Trump says state Republican parties are canceling primaries because they ‘don’t want to waste their money’ In an exchange with reporters, the president sidestepped the issue of whether the trend denies his three GOP challengers the chance to rack up delegates....
05:26, 09/10/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measur...
20:26, 05/24/2019

Oregon Republican senators return to Capitol after scuttling climate bill Senate Republicans in Oregon will return to the Capitol in Salem on Saturday, nine days after they departed in a successful bid to scuttle a vote on climate change legislation that opened a bitter partisan divide....
04:13, 06/29/2019

No. 2 House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The no. 2 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said after a meeting at the White House on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on guns....
01:26, 09/11/2019

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Ex-Republican senator: Facebook has 'significant work' to address conservatives' concerns A year-long review by a former Republican U.S. senator concludes that Facebook Inc has "significant work to be done to satisfy" concerns on the political right that the social media website is biased against conservatives....
17:39, 08/20/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore weighs 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, is expected to announce on Thursday whether he will run again for the seat next year....
20:39, 06/20/2019

Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020. GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi announced Saturday that he will not run for a fifth term in 2020....
21:52, 05/04/2019

U.S. Senate Republican leader sees budget, debt ceiling deal soon U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on federal spending limits that would also increase the nation's debt ceiling....
21:39, 05/21/2019

Divided House passes election security legislation over Republican objections The bill would require that voting machines produce a paper record and would dedicate money for the improvements after Russian interference in the 2016 election....
01:26, 06/28/2019

Republican who called for Trump impeachment doubles down, says some of president's actions have been 'corrupt' Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., continued criticizing President Trump on Thursday, claiming that he engaged in both "inherently corrupt" actions as well as actions that were corrupt because of his intent....
00:52, 05/24/2019

David Koch’s Millions Remade the Republican Party. He Didn’t Like the Results David Koch towered over most rooms, both physically and politically. He liked it that way. At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, the professional contrarian and ideological warrior had little interest in blending in. Even as Democrats made him and his deep polit...
03:13, 08/24/2019

America's Mass Shooting Epidemic Is the Result of Republican Minority Rule A clear majority of Americans and Democrats support stricter gun control—the GOP has been blocking it for decades, and the results have been murderous....
08:39, 08/06/2019

Trump’s Iran Response Underlines Republican Rift Over National Security The rift has rekindled debate over lawmakers’ roles in matters of war and peace and pointed up deep concerns among some Republicans, who are normally loath to criticize the president over national security....
03:39, 06/22/2019

Trump’s incendiary rhetoric is met with fading resistance from Republican and corporate leaders Even as a few GOP lawmakers spoke out against the president’s language, with some specifically calling it racist, most stayed quiet or sought to soften their admonishment of the president by mixing it with criticism of the women he attacked....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abortion ban was harrassed afterward by a male colleague....
18:52, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against strict abortion ...
02:26, 05/12/2019

Republican: I support Trump but not offshore oil drilling. It would hurt my state economy. Politicians and voters in both parties say offshore drilling would threaten Atlantic coast tourism and jobs. President Trump should respect our views.       ...
13:52, 06/24/2019

$19 billion disaster bill once again blocked in House by a lone Republican lawmaker The House failed for the third time to approve a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after another GOP congressman dissented – delaying the passage of the bill until next week....
23:26, 05/30/2019

South Carolina Republican Party cancels 2020 presidential primary With some other states mulling the idea, South Carolina's Republican Party on Saturday officially canceled the state's 2020 Republican presidential primary....
05:00, 09/08/2019

Alabama's Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite Republican Party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership....
04:26, 06/21/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on new gun control legislation....
11:13, 09/11/2019

Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant With U.S. military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a nonpartisan celebration of America's Independence Day....
07:39, 07/04/2019

Ex-governor Mark Sanford to launch 2020 Republican challenge to Trump Former South Carolina governor: ‘I am going to get in’Trump and Sanford are longstanding political foesMark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, has decided to launch a long-shot Republican challenge to Donald Trump for the pr...
20:26, 09/08/2019

Happy Pride From AT&T and the $1.8 Million It Gave to Anti-LGBTQ+ and Republican Candidates Pride is a time to celebrate and honor the LGBTQIA+ people who have fought for equal rights before the law—sometimes literally, like the crowds at Stonewall, who defended themselves against cops raiding the New York City gay bar 50 years ago this mon...
20:52, 06/24/2019

Top Maine Democrat Announces Senate Run Against Veteran Republican Sen. Susan Collins (PORTLAND, Maine) — Maine’s Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon on Monday announced that she’s challenging veteran Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, whose political future has generated an enormous amount of attention over the la...
21:13, 06/24/2019

Foreign Relations Committee snubs Republican chairman on Saudi Arabia The Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rebuke to its chairman, Jim Risch — and President Donald Trump — when it essentially killed the senator’s bill to chastise Saudi Arabia for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Instead, the panel a...
07:00, 07/26/2019

Be patient, top Republican senator tells Trump on USMCA trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump should be patient with House Democrats as they work toward approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, Senator Charles Grassley, the Republican who heads the powerful Senate Finance Committee, said on Wednesday....
11:00, 08/01/2019

Republican Hawley introduces bill to weaken dollar to counter China Republican Josh Hawley and Democrat Tammy Baldwin introduced Senate legislation Wednesday to have the Federal Reserve weaken the dollar to promote exports, a move they said is necessary to counter China and other countries with unfair trade practices...
09:26, 08/01/2019

Fewer than half of Republican voters say politicians should disavow racism from their supporters Zach Gibson/Getty Images Just under half of self-identified Republican voters believe that politicians should disavow racist behavior from their supporters, according to new INSIDER polling. The poll comes on the heels of a racist incident at a ral...
10:52, 07/26/2019

Pity the Export-Import Bank, caught between warring Republican factions The obscure agency that provides loan guarantees to U.S. companies is poised to get three new board members Wednesday — and then face a fight for its existence in the fall....
15:26, 05/08/2019

Election Fraud in North Carolina Leads to New Charges for Republican Operative L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who was previously indicted over work in other elections, was charged in connection to efforts related to the 2018 general elections....
11:26, 07/31/2019

Senate leaders scramble to lift Republican support for budget deal U.S. Senate Republican leaders, pushing for passage of a two-year federal spending and debt deal, scrambled on Tuesday to pump up support among their membership despite President Donald Trump's backing....
09:00, 07/31/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, says ‘frightened’ by partisan politics “I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Amash said. “I’m asking you to join me in rejecting the partisan loyalties and rhetoric that divide and dehumanize us.”...
05:26, 07/05/2019

Republican senators urge EPA to hold firm on refinery biofuel waivers Nine Republican U.S. senators on Wednesday urged the Trump administration's environmental regulator to disregard a request by Democratic senators to stop issuing waivers to oil refiners on requirements to blend biofuels into motor fuels....
02:13, 06/27/2019

Pete Buttigieg, in town hall, couldn't name a living Republican he 'respects' 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., struggled to name a single living Republican he respects when asked at a televised town hall on Monday. ...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Watch a Republican Goon's Brain Short Circuit Over Whether He'd Support a Racist Is Donald Trump a racist? If you are the average person who did not vote for him, the answer is clearly yes. If you are a cable news anchor, however, the answer is hmm... maybe... let’s go to our panel....
16:52, 07/17/2019

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
20:13, 06/04/2019

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ features 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has withdrawn a pair of shoes featuring an early version of the American flag that has been embraced by whi...
19:39, 07/02/2019

U.S. judges order Ohio to revamp Republican-drawn gerrymandered districts A panel of three federal judges on Friday ruled that Ohio's Republican-drawn congressional map is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered the state to revamp it before the 2020 presidential election....
02:13, 05/04/2019

'Wonderful man and great Republican': Chris Cline dies in helicopter crash Coal tycoon’s daughter and five others also killedDonald Trump pays tribute to ‘businessman and energy expert’The coal tycoon Chris Cline, a major Republican donor, has died in a helicopter crash outside Big Grand Cay, a string of islands he owned in...
17:52, 07/06/2019

Oregon Republican senators end walkout, but legislature remains dogged by controversy Most Republican senators returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending their walkout and allowing the chamber to vote on 105 bills.        ...
17:13, 06/30/2019

North Carolina businessman will challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in Republican primary Garland S. Tucker III, chief executive of a Raleigh investment company, filed paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission to run against Tillis....
02:26, 05/07/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
04:00, 07/19/2019

Alabama Republican Roy Moore launches 2020 Senate bid despite party opposition Alabama Republican Roy Moore, whose 2017 U.S. Senate bid was derailed by allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct involving teenage girls, said on Thursday he would run again for the seat next year, defying his party's leadership....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Want to beat Trump? Learn from workers in Republican states | Eric Blanc Americans in ‘conservative’ states are leading the fight for public education, healthcare and social servicesMany Americans agree on the urgent need to defeat Trump in 2020. But what kind of candidate can do it?Media pundits and Democratic Party insi...
19:26, 06/11/2019

House judiciary's top Republican urges hearings into Russian election meddling The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond, on the heels of a statement https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-s...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Republican-led Senate Committee Subpoenaed Lil’ Donnie Jr. and Trump’s Inner Circle Is Pissed The way the Trump administration sees it, you are either with the dictatorship or you’re a migrant, person of color, member of the LGBTQ community, or a good-hearted person with a soul and decent vision....
04:00, 05/10/2019

US threatens Turkey with sanctions over S-400 deal The US has urged Turkey to drop a Russian military hardware deal, saying it undermines their relationship. Turkey's president has refused to back down, saying he doubts NATO allies would impose sanctions on each other....
08:00, 06/27/2019

Curt Schilling Once Again Threatens To Run For Office Curt Schilling, former major-league pitcher and World Series hero who squandered away so much goodwill that the Red Sox no longer want anything to do with him, has for the umpteenth time floated the idea of running for office. What makes this time di...
13:52, 08/14/2019

FAA threatens a $25K fine for anyone weaponizing their drones There is a rite of passage, it seems, for a certain kind of person who acquires a drone. First, buy said drone. Have fun experiencing the novelty of playing with it. After that, see what you can get away with adding to it — which, for some people, un...
08:52, 08/27/2019

US threatens to withdraw troops from Germany The US says it might pull out some troops from Germany amid rifts over a naval mission in the Persian Gulf and defense spending. The remarks from the US ambassador come ahead of two presidential trips to Europe....
12:52, 08/09/2019

Trump vows to ‘end’ Iran if it threatens US again President Trump threatened to destroy Iran in a tweet sent in the wake of reports that a rocket was fired into Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone less than a mile away from the US Embassy. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the off...
23:13, 05/19/2019

FAA threatens $25,000 fine for weaponizing drones It’s perfectly natural for a red-blooded American to, once they have procured their first real drone, experiment with attaching a flame thrower to it. But it turns out that this harmless hobby is frowned upon by the biggest buzzkills in the wor...
03:39, 08/24/2019

EU-Swiss Dispute Threatens Stocks Switzerland and the EU are at loggerheads over an overhaul of the complex ties that have guided the relationship for decades. The ability of some investors to trade blue-chip Swiss companies could be affected by the spat....
21:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. Threatens Further Tariffs on $4 Billion of EU Goods The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies to the airplane manufacturer Airbus....
10:13, 07/02/2019

Ways that fashion threatens the planet A growing body of research exposes the environmental hazards posed by the clothing industryLast week, the government rejected recommendations from the Commons environmental audit committee report on the impact of fast fashion – including a 1p per gar...
10:13, 06/23/2019

Johnson threatens to refuse to pay £39bn to EU if he becomes PM Boris Johnson has set his sights on the prize after claiming only he can see off both Nigel Farage and Jeremy Corbyn as he urged Tory MPs and party members to make him their next leader and prime minister....
07:13, 06/09/2019

Trump threatens war with Iran if it tries to get nukes ​President Trump shrugged off attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as “minor” but said he would wage war if Iran tried to obtain a nuclear arsenal. “I would certainly go over nuclear weapons,” Trump told Time magazine in an in...
20:39, 06/18/2019

Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Italy’s Precarious Economy Again Threatens the E.U. Once again, Italy and the E.U. are headed toward confrontation. They fought a protracted battle last year over the impact of Italy’s budget on its debt before arriving at a compromise in December, but the problem has re-emerged, and it’s ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

'Truly heartbreaking': Beto O'Rourke, others speak out on Walmart shooting in El Paso Beto O'Rourke, Greg Abbott respond to the El Paso shooting incident at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart.        ...
05:13, 08/04/2019

Donald Trump blasts Beto O'Rourke for using a 'phoney name' after being told to stay away from El Paso after mass shooting Donald Trump today launched an extraordinary attack on Beto O'Rourke after the Democrat White House hopeful claimed the president would not be welcome in El Paso — where a suspected white supremacist gunned down 22 people at the weekend....
09:39, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 3-Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 bln Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Depart...
00:00, 07/20/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits Republican Party, sought impeachment inquiry of Trump U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, who is the only Republican in Congress backing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, said on the Fourth of July he is declaring his independence from the GOP....
16:26, 07/04/2019

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts recorded over the last several years, Washington state Republican representative Matt Shea has amplified...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Trump-backed Republican wins special congressional election in North Carolina: AP Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina, the Associated Press said on Tuesday, saving a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party and turning back a strong Democratic challenge....
11:13, 09/11/2019

Republican members of Congress echoed several of Sean Hannity's suggestions about what to ask Robert Mueller Screenshot via Fox News On July 24, former special counsel Robert Mueller appeared before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees to testify about the findings of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The night be...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party....
11:13, 09/11/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker aided group training young men for 'biblical warfare' The group ‘Team Rugged’ offers ‘patriotic and biblical training’ that includes instruction on how to use knives and gunsThe Republican politician Matt Shea connected close allies with a group offering training to young men in “biblical warfare” that ...
09:39, 08/14/2019

South Carolina Republican Mark Sanford Announces He Will Challenge Trump in 2020 After months of buildup, former governor and representative of South Carolina Mark Sanford made it official Sunday by announcing he will primary Donald Trump in the Republican Party race for president in 2020....
03:13, 09/09/2019

Republican Tenney leans toward running for the battleground House seat she lost in 2018 Tenney told CNBC she met earlier this year with leaders from the National Republican Congressional Committee, who encouraged her to run for the New York 22nd District seat she lost to Democrat Anthony Brindisi by 1 percentage point....
05:26, 07/17/2019

Trump presses race as 2020 tactic, draws rebuke from Republican governor President Donald Trump, again stoking racial divisions, on Monday renewed his attacks on a black U.S. congressman from Baltimore and slammed black civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton, drawing a rebuke from Maryland's Republican governor and th...
20:39, 07/29/2019

With Name-Calling and Twitter Battles, House Republican Campaign Arm Copies Trump’s Playbook House Republicans’ campaign arm, waging a no-holds-barred battle to reclaim the majority, has adopted an antagonistic strategy that includes calling lawmakers names....
21:39, 07/17/2019

Pro-Trump Republican aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar charged with felony theft Exclusive: Danielle Stella, reported to support baseless QAnon conspiracy theory, held twice this year over alleged shopliftingA pro-Trump Republican candidate for Congress who is aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar in Minnesota has been charged with a felon...
00:26, 07/26/2019

The Black Man Trump Called ‘My African American’ Calls It Quits on the Republican Party Gregory Cheadle, the black Republican Donald Trump once referred to as “my African American,” has finally had enough of Trump’s shenanigans and is quitting the GOP and making a run for Congress as an independent....
04:13, 09/14/2019

Taylor Swift letter urges Republican senator to back LGBTQ rights Swift calls on home-state senator to support Equality Act‘Let’s demand … our laws truly treat all our citizens equally’Taylor Swift kicked off Pride Month on Saturday by asking the Tennessee Republican senator Lamar Alexander to protect LGBTQ rights ...
01:26, 06/02/2019

GOP launches new fundraising platform to capitalize on Republican small-dollar donor base WinRed, the new tool announced Monday, is designed to rival ActBlue, a dominant fundraising platform on the left that has become crucial to Democrats’ small-dollar success....
00:13, 06/25/2019

Justin Amash quits Republican party to fight ‘partisan death spiral’ Congressman, who supported the impeachment of Trump, says the two-party system champions party loyalty above serving AmericansJustin Amash, the only Republican in Congress to support the impeachment of Donald Trump, said on Thursday that he was leavi...
20:00, 07/04/2019

Useless Republican Group Killing Untold Forests Handing Out the Mueller Report Given the reaction to Robert Mueller’s press conference on Wednesday, it shouldn’t exactly come as a surprise that most members of Congress have not read the former special counsel’s report. That’s not for a lack of access, however; you can download ...
01:13, 05/31/2019

How the Supreme Court's Partisan Gerrymandering Opinion Could Solidify Republican Power for Decades In a sweeping gerrymandering opinion, the Supreme Court gives GOP-controlled state legislatures the go-ahead to draw maps that preserve their own power....
02:00, 06/28/2019

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
02:52, 06/10/2019

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is “co...
22:00, 08/25/2019

Republican Danielle Stella, aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar, charged with felony A Minnesota congressional candidate hoping to unseat Ilhan Omar with promises of being tough on crime faces felony shoplifting charges, according to a report. Danielle Stella, 31, was arrested twice this year in the thefts of 279 items worth more tha...
23:39, 07/26/2019

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Depart...
00:52, 07/20/2019

The left is fighting back, even in Republican states, as it attempts to reshape capitalism | Will Hutton As Trump announces his candidacy, forces are already mustering to confront himBehold the new political yobs. The British and American right, once keen to engage intellectually with the left and firmly anchored in business and the middle class, have n...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Swift election challenge hits U.S. Republican after Trump impeachment remarks: report The first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses drew a 2020 election challenge on Monday from within his own party, the Detroit Free Press reported....
22:00, 05/20/2019

Republican blocked from testifying says Steny Hoyer doesn't care about climate change Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida struck back at House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Wednesday for blocking him from testifying about climate change before the Ways and Means Committee....
20:39, 05/15/2019

Republican-controlled Senate votes to block Trump’s arms sales to Saudis President vows to veto the measures after seven Republicans broke with him to reject at least some of the arms salesThe Republican-controlled US Senate has voted to block the Trump administration from selling arms to Saudi Arabia, launching a new cha...
21:52, 06/20/2019

Republican response muted as Democrats accuse Trump of 'racist' attacks on congresswomen Most of U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans were silent on Monday as he intensified Twitter attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, prompting other Democrats to accuse Trump of racist rhetoric meant to further divide Americans....
18:52, 07/15/2019

Part of the US China trade truce is already drawing bipartisan criticism from Republican senators REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File photo An important part of the newly announced US-China trade truce might already be in trouble in the Senate. President Donald Trump says US companies can continue selling products to Chinese tech giant Huawei, which appear...
23:26, 06/29/2019

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
22:13, 06/06/2019

Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020....
14:13, 09/10/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of ammo’Washington state Republican representative Matt Shea and several associates regaled an audience w...
19:13, 05/01/2019

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and Republican mega donor, dies aged 79 Koch and brother Charles championed conservative causesDavid Koch was also a major cultural philanthropistDavid Koch, one half of the double act of the billionaire Koch brothers who used their vast wealth as energy tycoons to transform rightwing poli...
01:39, 08/24/2019

Senate Republican leader sees deal on budget caps, debt ceiling soon Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he hoped Congress could reach by the end of the day a two-year agreement on budget caps that would also lift the nation's debt ceiling....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would try to pass 22 separate joint resolutions that, if passed, would block President Donald Trump's plan to complete $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emi...
18:39, 06/05/2019

Republican Justin Amash faces party's wrath after call to impeach Trump Congressman was dismissed by fellow Republicans and rebuked by Trump after saying he engaged in ‘impeachable conduct’Follow the latest in US politics – liveAs the only Republican in Congress to call for the impeachment of Donald Trump, Justin Amash i...
18:39, 05/20/2019