Category: Republicans

Why Minorities May be Socially Conservative But Vote Democratic

Why Minorities May be Socially Conservative But Vote Democratic

The Republican brand of social conservatism is for other people.

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Will Congress Take Action on Gun Laws After This Weekend’s Mass Shootings?

Will Congress Take Action on Gun Laws After This Weekend’s Mass Shootings?

Two mass shootings within 24 hours over the weekend not only left more than 30 victims dead, but raised real questions whether the nation's political leaders could ever adequately address the crisis of gun violence.

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‘It’s Borderline Panic Both in Texas and in National Republican Circles’

‘It’s Borderline Panic Both in Texas and in National Republican Circles’

Rep. Will Hurd's retirement announcement this week goes beyond the simple numbers--Hurd is the sixth Republican and the third from Texas to decline to seek re-election next year--the 41-year-old was seen both as a GOP rising star, and was the only black Republican in the House.

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‘This Could Be the Last Free and Fair Election in American History’

‘This Could Be the Last Free and Fair Election in American History’

With Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other Republicans unwilling to bring election security legislation to a vote, American democracy is at risk, according to independent experts.

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How Fundraisers Convinced Conservatives to Donate $10 Million — Then Kept Almost All of It.

How Fundraisers Convinced Conservatives to Donate $10 Million — Then Kept Almost All of It.

Beginning in 2012, operatives used a federal PAC to target small-dollar donors, claiming they’d use the money to oppose Barack Obama. But that’s not what happened.

Bias

Google Cares About One Thing, and It Isn’t Politics

Google Cares About One Thing, and It Isn’t Politics

The bias you see when you look at your Google search results is your own.

Bias

It’s Illegal for Federal Officials to Campaign at Work. A Trump Official Just Did So.

It’s Illegal for Federal Officials to Campaign at Work. A Trump Official Just Did So.

A trend may be emerging after the Trump administration took no action against a “repeat offender,” White House counselor Kellyanne Conway.

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Trump Blasted for Racist Tweets; Republican Suggests Sending Rubio, Cruz, Melania Back to Their Home Countries

Trump Blasted for Racist Tweets; Republican Suggests Sending Rubio, Cruz, Melania Back to Their Home Countries

Although he was roundly condemned as openly racist for tweets suggesting that a group of non-white congresswomen "go back to their own countries," Trump only fueled the fire with more such messages Monday.

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It’s Not Only Liberals Who Loathe Donald Trump

It’s Not Only Liberals Who Loathe Donald Trump

You don't have to be a liberal to loathe Trump. You just have to be a thinking person.

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Bill Weld: I Can Win the New Hampshire Primary, Which Would Fatally Wound Trump Politically

Bill Weld: I Can Win the New Hampshire Primary, Which Would Fatally Wound Trump Politically

Former Massachusetts governor Bill Weld has opened up on what a strategy might look like for his quixotic run to deny Donald Trump renomination as the Republican presidential candidate.

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Opinions

Yes, Donald Trump Is Rooting for Break-up of the EU

By Alex Denethorn

Of course Donald Trump is hoping for a dissolution of the European Union, and it's not a secret.

Why Minorities May be Socially Conservative But Vote Democratic

By Dallas Mitchell

The Republican brand of social conservatism is for other people.

Why the Sanders Candidacy is No Longer Viable

By Tony Panaccio

Before the first presidential debate between Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice President Richard M. Nixon, the talk on the street was that Nixon was going to mop the floor with JFK.

July CNN Democratic Presidential Debate Night 2

By Allison Hellman

The second Democratic debate is over, and I have to say that last night was a huge surprise, but also a huge disappointment.

July CNN Democratic Debate Night 1

By Allison Hellman

We’re staying up late again to watch the next round of Democratic debates, and give all the candidates the grades they deserve.

Let’s Talk About The 7th Maryland Congressional District

By Chris O'Leary

Let’s talk about Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, the subject of Trump’s latest weird tweetstorm, and aside from reminding Donald Trump that he actually is the president of Maryland’s 7th Congressional District, let’s look at it just from a “facts” standpoint first.

Maybe The Fault Lies With Us, Not Mueller

By Alex Denethorn

You can tell that we're not holding presidents to the same standards as we used to.

The Death Penalty’s Fatal Flaw is Finding a Way to Do It Right

By Tony Panaccio

As the federal government is gearing up to start executing death row inmates, I found myself remembering my first, and incredibly surreal, experience with capital punishment.

Google Cares About One Thing, and It Isn’t Politics

By Chris O'Leary

The bias you see when you look at your Google search results is your own.

Conservatives, Not Liberals, Are The Ones Not Interested in Other Viewpoints

By Alex Denethorn

Embracing pluralism is one of the big tenets of any liberal or progressive movement -- you aim to be inclusive, as much as possible.