Republican Party

What Do Republican Voters Want?

Column: Rising GOP stars play pin the tail on the elephant

Rubio Trump HawleyThe latest entry in the post-Trump conservatism sweepstakes was Marco Rubio's speech at the Catholic University of America in early November. The Florida senator made the case for a "common-good capitalism" that looks on markets in the light of Catholic social thought. "We must remember that our nation does not exist to serve the interests of the market," he said. "The market exists to serve our nation."

Prominent A-Hole Wants to Impeach Trump

Former Governor John Kasich (R., Ohio), a legendary asshole even by modern political standards, said Friday that he has been pushed "across the Rubicon," and now thinks President Donald Trump should be impeached.

America Aches for Lincoln Chafee

The hero we need, but don't deserve

The American people may finally get a presidential candidate worthy of the Oval Office. Lincoln Chafee, the former governor and U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, is reportedly open to running for president in 2020 on the Libertarian Party ticket.

Kentucky Radio Host Doubles Down on Attacks on Black Republican

Racially charged attack on AG candidate because of Trump endorsement

A Kentucky radio host and local attorney attacked a black Republican candidate for the state's attorney general seat for his support of President Donald Trump, saying that he should "stop eating the ‘Coon Flakes.’"

GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy Announces Fundraising Record

McCarthy credits $33.7 million haul to 'inept new Democrat socialist party'

No House Republican has ever raised as much money in the first half of a year as Republican leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) has thus far in 2019, according to fundraising figures released by his campaign on Wednesday morning.

GOP Sees Positive Signs for 2020 in Pa. Special Election Win

President Donald Trump looks on as Fred Keller speaksDemocrat Marc Friedenberg was on the ballot again in Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional District on Tuesday—this time facing a relatively unknown state lawmaker rather than a four-term incumbent congressman—and he lost by an even bigger margin, a sign to Republicans that 2020 will not be a repeat of 2018.