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Real Republicans Meet









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All the Presumptive Nominee’s Men

For a guy who yells about Washington and Wall Street money in politics, Donald Trump sure has a lot on insiders on his team.

Posted on May 27, 2016 READ MORE



President Obama Must Act on Marijuana Reform

Expanding legal access to cannabis would help veterans with PTSD and many other vulnerable populations. Because the next president may not do it, it’s a change that should be made now.

Posted on May 24, 2016 READ MORE


New Members









Posted on May 19, 2016 ENLARGE



The Dangerous Insecurity of Donald Trump

The presumptive Republican nominee has built a career on bluster, branding and relentless self-promotion. These are useful traits for a vainglorious mogul. For a president of the United States, they could be catastrophic.

Posted on May 16, 2016 READ MORE



Truthdigger of the Week: Stephanie Grimes, Former Editor at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

She strove to reveal changing editorial practices in the months after the publication was purchased by Sheldon Adelson, a billionaire benefactor to the Republican Party.

Posted on May 14, 2016 READ MORE



The GOP’s Veil of Unity

Having presumably sewn up the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump has entered the “three-card Monte” phase of his campaign, in which he shuffles his positions so quickly that the gullible patsy loses track.

Posted on May 13, 2016 READ MORE


ExTrumpAganza! (Video)









Posted on May 12, 2016 ENLARGE


Reagan Revolution









Posted on May 9, 2016 ENLARGE


GOP









Posted on May 9, 2016 ENLARGE


The Wall









Posted on May 8, 2016 ENLARGE


Hope and Change









Posted on May 8, 2016 ENLARGE


Party of Trump









Posted on May 8, 2016 ENLARGE



Climate Confusion Creeps Into the Trump Camp

Despite the Republican presidential candidate’s claim that climate change is a hoax, a new survey has found that more than half of his supporters believe global warming is happening.

Posted on May 6, 2016 READ MORE



I Don’t Know What Lies Behind the Door of a Trump Presidency. Do You?

On the other hand, I have two-and-a-half decades worth of reasons to fear a new Clinton administration.

Posted on May 4, 2016 READ MORE



Some Republicans Are—Gasp!—Planning to Vote for Hillary Clinton

They argue that the Democratic front-runner is a better choice for president than Donald Trump.

Posted on May 4, 2016 READ MORE



Trump Fills a Vacuum Left by the GOP

The Donald Trump rampage—still hard to believe, after nearly a year—is a symptom of something deeper and more profound: the Republican Party’s slide into complete incoherence.

Posted on May 3, 2016 READ MORE



Half of Americans Think the Presidential Nominating System Is ‘Rigged’

And more than two-thirds of U.S. voters want to change the process by which the political parties choose their presidential nominees, a poll by Reuters/Ipsos finds.

Posted on Apr 27, 2016 READ MORE



The Best Reporting on John Kasich Through the Years

A look at the Republican presidential hopeful’s career through accountability journalism and other in-depth reports.

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 READ MORE


New York Primary









Posted on Apr 19, 2016 ENLARGE


The Great White Hunter









Posted on Apr 18, 2016 ENLARGE



The Republican Party May Not Be Headed Toward the Demise Many Surmise

History shows that the GOP will probably survive Donald Trump; Ted Cruz once supported a ban on dildos; meanwhile, a New York Daily News writer argues vehemently against his paper’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Apr 14, 2016 READ MORE


Finish Line









Posted on Apr 13, 2016 ENLARGE


Cruz Cruise









Posted on Apr 11, 2016 ENLARGE


Contested Convention









Posted on Apr 11, 2016 ENLARGE


The GOP Is Dead









Posted on Apr 8, 2016 ENLARGE    


Walls









Posted on Apr 8, 2016 ENLARGE



The End of Trump

The killer news for the man who values winning above everything else is that he has dropped well behind Ted Cruz in the polls in Wisconsin, which holds its primary on Tuesday.

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 READ MORE



Bernie Sanders Flipping Presidential Script, Turning Democratic Race Into Epic Contest

Hillary Clinton has not managed to put away a 74-year-old who wasn’t even a Democrat until he began his campaign. Can the Vermont senator catch her?

Posted on Mar 31, 2016 READ MORE


GOP Brawl









Posted on Mar 27, 2016 ENLARGE


Wives









Posted on Mar 27, 2016 ENLARGE



Donald Trump Takes Center Stage in New Islamic State Propaganda Video

The terrorist group is using images of the GOP front-runner apparently because of his rhetoric of violence and his inflammatory statements about Muslims.

Posted on Mar 26, 2016 READ MORE



Trumpian Deportation Fantasies and American Realities

Behind a proposal to deport 11 million human beings there can be no real plan. But it’s worth asking a relatively straightforward question: Is it feasible?

Posted on Mar 26, 2016 READ MORE


Louisiana Sheriff Accuses Ex-Gov. Jindal and the GOP of Impoverishing His State

Conservative Louisiana Sheriff Newell Normand last month publicly criticized “that idiot,” former Gov. Bobby Jindal, saying he had led his state off a fiscal cliff, and the law enforcement official went on to admonish his fellow Republicans for following obstructionist leaders and resisting tax increases aimed at covering budget problems the Republican governor left behind.

Posted on Mar 23, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



The Party of Trump Versus Merrick Garland

In a span of about 12 hours, Americans were given definitive evidence that the Republican Party is now in thrall to its most ideologically and tactically extreme forces, while the Democrats still look to the center ground and to compromise.

Posted on Mar 17, 2016 READ MORE



Obama Picks Appeals Court Judge Merrick Garland for Supreme Court

The president is expected to battle the Senate Republican majority after nominating a judge with a record of challenging the federal government.

Posted on Mar 16, 2016 READ MORE



Glenn Greenwald Blames Corporate Media’s ‘Faux Objectivity’ for Trump’s Ascent

The Intercept reporter says the legendary Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite would not have been able to keep their jobs in today’s corporate framework, which has “neutered journalism and drained it of all its vitality and passion, reducing journalists to stenography drones.”

Posted on Mar 15, 2016 READ MORE



Blowing the Biggest Political Story of the Last 50 Years

The shocking story isn’t the rise of Donald Trump but how the GOP slowly morphed into a party of hate and obstruction.

Posted on Mar 12, 2016 READ MORE



Donald Trump’s Chicago Rally Cancellation Is a Big Con Job by the GOP Front-Runner

Donald Trump now is portraying himself as the peace candidate and a great unifier. But don’t believe the propaganda. He is as divisive as ever.

Posted on Mar 11, 2016 READ MORE



Black Lives Matter: ‘We Know Revolution Won’t Come at the Ballot Box’

Black Lives Matter activists started the 2016 presidential race by disrupting campaign events of Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and others. Now the group is not endorsing any candidate.

Posted on Mar 11, 2016 READ MORE


VIDEO: Samantha Bee Mourns the Loss of the GOP, ‘a Great Institution, Gone Before Its Time’

“This week, the Republican Party, home to more than a century of great statesmen, died ... violently, tearing itself in half,” the “Full Frontal” host announces.

Posted on Mar 8, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Killing Someone Else’s Beloved: The American Way of War in Campaign 2016

The crowd that gathered in an airplane hangar in the desert roared with excitement when the man on stage vowed to murder women and children.

Posted on Mar 7, 2016 READ MORE


Vacancies









Posted on Feb 22, 2016 ENLARGE



George W. Bush, Who Mirrored and Inflamed Public Passions, Attacks Donald Trump for Doing It (Video)

George W. Bush came out of political exile on Monday to be his brother Jeb’s surrogate in attacking Donald Trump.

Posted on Feb 16, 2016 READ MORE



The Death of the Republican Party

I’m writing to you today to announce the death of the Republican Party. It is no longer a living, vital, animate organization.

Posted on Feb 16, 2016 READ MORE



GOP Debate: Candidates Start Their Exchange on a Solemn Note After Antonin Scalia’s Death

Speaking only hours after the death of the Supreme Court justice, Jeb Bush, Donald Trump and the other candidates began Saturday night’s debate by declaring the 2016 presidential election an opportunity to either cement or lose the Supreme Court’s conservative majority.

Posted on Feb 13, 2016 READ MORE



Election Mystery Money Fuels Most Presidential Campaigns

More than $4 million from donors who by law can remain anonymous has been channeled to efforts to elect White House hopefuls like Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton.

Posted on Feb 3, 2016 READ MORE


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