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Republicans split over gerrymandering case headed to Supreme Court – Washington Post

Washington PostRepublicans split over gerrymandering case headed to Supreme CourtWashington PostIt puts those Republicans on opposing sides from groups such as the Republican National Committee and the party's congressional campaign committee, which are supporting Wisconsin's GOP-led legislature in a major high court case to be heard next month ...Schwarzenegger joins McCain, Kasich … [Read more...]

Why Republicans should get radical – New York Post

New York PostWhy Republicans should get radicalNew York PostThis is an art Republicans simply don't understand. Perhaps it's because they spend so much time attempting to stop the Democratic snowball from running downhill too quickly, but Republicans in power have an unfortunate tendency to conserve their ...and more » … [Read more...]

GOP and Democratic ‘fault lines’ hamper tax reform: says tax-writing chairman – CNBC

CNBCGOP and Democratic 'fault lines' hamper tax reform: says tax-writing chairmanCNBCFor Republicans, the divide is over whether to make the reforms temporary or permanent, Rep. Peter Roskam tells CNBC. Roskam says some Democrats see the economy as a zero-sum game — "a fixed pie — and if somebody does better, someone else is ... … [Read more...]

Some Republicans are Defending an Imaginary Version of Senate Bill 4 – Texas Observer

Texas ObserverSome Republicans are Defending an Imaginary Version of Senate Bill 4Texas ObserverMonths after passing Senate Bill 4, the most draconian anti-immigrant legislation in recent memory, some Texas Republicans seem to be defending a version of the “sanctuary cities” law that doesn't exist. In multiple statements, state lawmakers have ...and more » … [Read more...]

Navy names 10 sailors missing since McCain collision, begins recovery operation – Washington Post

Washington PostNavy names 10 sailors missing since McCain collision, begins recovery operationWashington PostTOKYO — The U.S. Navy on Thursday turned its search and rescue mission to find 10 missing sailors from the USS John S. McCain into a recovery operation, an acknowledgment that it does not expect to find any of them alive. It also named the 10 who have ...Navy suspends USS John McCain … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Steps Up Feud With Mitch McConnell And Paul Ryan – HuffPost

HuffPostDonald Trump Steps Up Feud With Mitch McConnell And Paul RyanHuffPostYet an hour after his original tweets on Thursday, Trump again complained about McConnell, going after him for Republicans' failed efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which the GOP has long promised. The only problem I have with ...10 things Mitch McConnell probably hates about TrumpWashington … [Read more...]

Republicans send a mariachi band to troll Sen. Joe Donnelly, an Indiana Democrat – Washington Post

Washington PostRepublicans send a mariachi band to troll Sen. Joe Donnelly, an Indiana DemocratWashington PostThe GOP has a message for Joe Donnelly. The U.S. senator heard it — at full volume — on Monday. As the first-term Indiana Democrat arrived at a campaign stop in Anderson, a town northeast of Indianapolis, the sounds of blaring horns and strummed ...Republicans hire mariachi band to … [Read more...]

Fellow Republicans rebuke Trump over government shutdown threat – CNBC

CNBCFellow Republicans rebuke Trump over government shutdown threatCNBCPresident Donald Trump's fellow Republicans rebuked him on Wednesday after his threat to shut down the U.S. government over funding for a border wall rattled markets and cast a shadow over congressional efforts to raise the country's debt ceiling and ...How Republicans are responding to Trump's government shutdown … [Read more...]

Trump’s Fractured Relationship With Congress Causes GOP Dread – NPR

NPRTrump's Fractured Relationship With Congress Causes GOP DreadNPRInstead of hammering that message, the president used his bully pulpit to criticize Republicans for failing to pass a long-promised health care bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. 5 Truths About Trump Displayed In His Phoenix ... John McCain, R ...Trump is starting to tear the GOP apartWashington PostTrump's … [Read more...]

30 percent of Republicans say white supremacists don’t carry the most blame for Charlottesville – Washington Post

Washington Post30 percent of Republicans say white supremacists don't carry the most blame for CharlottesvilleWashington PostThe media, some GOP senators and even White House staff were aghast at President Trump's decision to blame “many sides” and “both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville two weeks ago. Trump's base, though, is decidedly not. In fact, much of it ...Trump a … [Read more...]

A man at the Trump rally said, ‘McCain needs to die!’ Here’s how the senator’s daughter responded. – Washington Post

Washington PostA man at the Trump rally said, 'McCain needs to die!' Here's how the senator's daughter responded.Washington PostMeghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain of Arizona, slammed a Trump supporter who reportedly called for her father's death. A picture shared by journalist David Catanese showed a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat outside a Trump rally in … [Read more...]

Trump hits McCain and Flake in Arizona without naming them — and appears to relish it – Washington Post

Trump hits McCain and Flake in Arizona without naming them — and appears to relish itWashington PostJohn McCain and Jeff Flake. During remarks at a rally that lurched sharply from one topic to the next, Trump repeatedly referenced the “one vote” by which Senate Republicans fell short of passing a bill to keep the effort to repeal and replace the ...and more » … [Read more...]

Competing plans deal Senate health-care push a surprise setback – Washington Post

New York TimesCompeting plans deal Senate health-care push a surprise setbackWashington PostThe Senate GOP's push to rewrite the Affordable Care Act suffered an ill-timed setback Thursday, as two centrist Republicans announced plans to offer their own health-care plan just as leaders released an updated bill of their own. The move by Sens ...Senate GOP Leaders Unveil Health Care Bill to Try … [Read more...]

Wisconsin Republicans Circulate Transportation Reform Bill – U.S. News & World Report

Wisconsin Republicans Circulate Transportation Reform BillU.S. News & World ReportAssembly Republicans want to raise more revenue, but Walker has vowed to veto any increase in the gas tax or vehicle registration fees. The stalemate has brought work on the 2017-19 state budget to a standstill. The new bill doesn't offer any solutions ...and more » … [Read more...]

Russia may sabotage the next election, too. What will Trump and Republicans do about it? – Washington Post

Washington PostRussia may sabotage the next election, too. What will Trump and Republicans do about it?Washington PostIn the letter, Democrats ask Republicans to pledge not to use any information obtained via Russian hacking against Democratic candidates, and to create a joint plan in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI to guard against ..."The truth is that … [Read more...]

The GOP Quest to Find Voter Fraud Draws Backlash – TIME

TIMEThe GOP Quest to Find Voter Fraud Draws BacklashTIMEHis pursuer is one of the leading defenders of the Republican Party belief that voter fraud is an epidemic. Kobach's zeal for the subject, and his defense of Donald Trump's unfounded claim that millions of illegal votes were cast for Hillary Clinton in ...and more » … [Read more...]

Republicans Remain Divided Over Health Care Plan – NPR

Republicans Remain Divided Over Health Care PlanNPRA new version of the Senate bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is scheduled to be released Thursday. But Republicans still have opposition within their ranks. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ... … [Read more...]

GOP Senate hopeful hires Kellyanne Conway’s former polling firm – The Boston Globe

GOP Senate hopeful hires Kellyanne Conway's former polling firmThe Boston GlobeAs some Massachusetts Republicans have attempted to distance themselves from Donald Trump ahead of 2018 races — ahem, Governor Charlie Baker — state representative Geoff Diehl is putting the President front and center in his bid to unseat US ...and more » … [Read more...]