Justin Amash

MSNBC’s Ruhle: GOP Opposes Harris Because She’s ‘Too Black’

Republican guest suggested Kamala Harris was "too far left" for even moderate Republicans

Republican pollster Chris Wilson speculated about the possibility of Republican-turned-independent Justin Amash running for president, saying that the Michigan congressman could attract the votes of moderate Republicans.

Twitter Storm

GOP congressman calls John McCain racist, Ron Paul offends with tweet on dead Navy SEAL

Rep. Justin Amash (R., Mich.) accused Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) of being a “racist” Monday after McCain tweeted a joke about Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Cobbling Together a Cliff Coalition

GOP leadership united on fiscal cliff deal despite conservative complaints, aides say

Negotiations over the so-called fiscal cliff entered a critical stage this week as the outlines of a potential compromise began to materialize.

Defeating National Defense

Defense amendment aims to grant terrorists legal rights

Former government attorneys and defense experts fear that foreign terrorists could capitalize on a new House proposal that would afford them full protection under the U.S. legal system, potentially spurring a domestic influx of would-be terrorists who may seek to exploit the legal loophole.