In the chaos of the 2016 election, Chris Cox forged a political machine out of an unlikely demographic — one that helped Trump reach the White House and is determined to keep him there.
The Texas Governor Called On Supporters To “Defend” Against Immigrants The Day Before The El Paso Massacre
The fundraising letter was dated the day before a gunman opened fire in an El Paso Walmart killing 22 people.
The debate around guns has not always been the partisan stalemate it is today. But it has, like so many other political issues in the US, always been partly about race.
This Republican Was Attacked For Pushing Gun Control Legislation. He Doesn’t Think His Party Can Pass Even Commonsense Laws.
Former Rep. Scott Rigell was shocked his fellow Republicans wouldn’t agree to keep guns away from criminals after the Sandy Hook shooting. He doesn’t think anything has changed.
Even modest measures to expand background checks after deadly shootings have failed to win enough Republican support to make it through Congress.
"When you look at these photos of how it took place, you can see the actions within video games and others," said a leading Republican, suggesting a connection researchers say is not there.
McConnell said he doesn't support reparations because "none of us currently living are responsible." He also noted passage of the Civil Rights Act.
The bill would ban anti-LGBT discrimination.
They’re planning a compromise bill in Congress that would offer some LGBT rights and religious exemptions.
The Republican chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, whom Trump once dubbed a “highly respected” senator, is now taking heat from some of the president’s allies.
The bill is not expected to pass the Republican-controlled Senate.
The young conservative stars of Turning Point USA’s Campus Clash speaking tour don’t actually engage in debate — they just cut to the winning.
The House Oversight Committee is attempting to study how drug companies set prescription drug prices, but Republicans have warned the industry that it may be better for them not to cooperate.
The president has inflated how much disaster money Puerto Rico has received and falsely claimed that the island has gotten “more money than has ever been gotten for a hurricane before.”
“Women, lesbians, and families become the collateral damage.”
Trump Supports More Disaster Funding For Americans Who Need It — Just Not The Ones Living In Puerto Rico
“Denying the funds they need to recover while requesting the ‘A+ treatment’ for other states is insulting to Puerto Ricans and for Latinos in general,” Sen. Bob Menendez said.
Congress may now have the votes needed to formally reject Trump’s plan. The White House has suggested the president will issue his first veto if it passes.
“For all his bluster and tweeting, Donald Trump cannot stop us from moving forward in our states,” Washington’s governor told BuzzFeed News.
"I would hope that we could refrain from any implications that have any undertones of prejudice, or racism, or any kind of -ism that would diminish the character and integrity of one of our members."
The decision comes as Democrats are also preparing to reprimand Rep. Steve King for his comments in a New York Times interview, the latest in a string of racist statements he’s made during his 16 years in the House.
“Why am I being made to suffer for something that has nothing to do with what I do? It just makes no sense to me.”
The organization is still committed to providing abortions and reproductive care but Wen, the first female physician to run Planned Parenthood, is embarking on a cross-country listening tour to learn how best add or expand nonabortion services.
At the California College Republicans Convention this spring, a war was brewing between loud, unapologetic, Milo Yiannopoulos–endorsed activists and moderate, policy-focused nerds. Guess who won?
California's Blue Wave Arrived Weeks After Election Day. Here's How Trump And Election Law Changes Helped Democrats Win.
"There were so many ballots being returned to some polling places that the boxes were not large enough to hold them."
The ruling sides with Democrats, who said a policy of tossing out valid ballots with signature issues was unconstitutional.
Democrats had to defend seats in 10 states Donald Trump won in 2016.
“Why are you going to the polls?”
There can be no respite from fighting today’s Republican Party, a uniquely dangerous organization fueled by a radical hostility to modern social democracy.
Rep. Cheri Bustos, a moderate, is prepping to get things done in an increasingly likely reality: Democrats win the House, while Republicans hold onto the Senate.
“I had been waiting for her to post something like that for a long time,” said one so-called Swiftie.