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Saturday, October 22, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign rally .

Reuters/Ipsos Poll: Half Of Republicans Would Reject Election Result If Clinton Wins

According to a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, only half of Republicans would accept Clinton as their president. If she wins, almost 70 percent said it would be because of vote rigging.

October 21, 2016
Trump on rigged election

Trump: ‘I Will Respect Election Results If I Win’

The Republican candidate reinforced his comment at a rally in Delaware, Ohio, on Thursday, saying he would respect the result “if I win.”

October 20, 2016
Trump at the final debate

Donald Trump’s Scorched Earth Tactics Have No Upside

By claiming the election is rigged, Trump could be unintentionally signaling to his supporters that voting no longer matters.

October 20, 2016
Ohio voters cast their votes at the polls for early voting in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in Medina Ohio

Chicago Officials: ‘Technology Means Voting Fraud Is Ancient History’

In the last 10 years, Chicago has had only 10 referrals of suspicious activity to the state’s attorney’s office with over nine million ballots cast during that same time period.

October 19, 2016
A boy stands with a sign protesting against U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York

Donald The Destroyer

Donald Trump takes credit for the victories of others and denies any blame for his many failures. And now he vows to do the same to America.

October 18, 2016
Donald Trump at NH rally

Republican Lawyers And Officials Denounce Trump’s Allegations Of Voter Fraud

Republican lawyers say it’s impossible for the presidential election to be “rigged” against Donald Trump, despite such allegations by Trump in recent days.

October 17, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Fort Myers, Florida, U.S. September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The Importance of Keeping Trump Afloat

Dr. Bornstein, please keep Donald healthy. He can’t lose it if he’s not in it. America needs Trump to plunge headfirst into the black lagoon — and stay there.

October 17, 2016
Donald Trump Sexual Assault Allegations

Trump Campaign Reels Over New Groping Allegations

Trump said accusations of sexual misconduct against him were part of a plot to discredit him after two more women came forward with groping allegations.

October 14, 2016
Mike Pence disputed Donald Trump, said they will respect election outcome

Pence Says ‘Stay Tuned’ For Evidence, Defends Trump

Mike Pence vigorously defended running mate Donald Trump against allegations of sexual misconduct and promised evidence casting doubt on the claims.

October 14, 2016
A protester disrupts a rally with Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and his supporters in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. May 24, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trump Opened Pandora’s Box And There Is No Going Back

Don’t get too comfortable with Trump’s recent drop in the polls. Even in defeat, he’ll continue to influence the fate of the republic.

October 14, 2016
Donald Trump During the Debate

Rating Trump’s Mental Capacity

A major party nominee up at 3 a.m. tweeting about a beauty queen a few days after the first “presidential” debate is obviously missing a few dots on his dice.

October 12, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a round table with the Republican Leadership Initiative at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

The Shackles Are Off As Trump Targets Fellow Republicans

The path Trump is pursuing has also intensified concern among Republicans about the enduring legacy of Trumpism, and the prospects for rebuilding the party’s splintering factions after November.

October 12, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 46th annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, September 17, 2016. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Obama’s Success Has Driven Republicans Out Of Their Minds

On the day that Donald Trump finally acknowledge that President Obama was born in the United States and that the GOP nominee can’t win without declaring “victory” and attempting to terminally muddy the waters on the issue that made him a conservative hero, the president’s approval hit 54 percent in the Gallup daily tracking poll.

September 19, 2016
trump putin

GOP Pushes Back Against Trump’s Growing Embrace Of Putin

“If you are running to be leader of the free world and you find admiration for Putin, well, then, you’re losing me,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham.

September 9, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he walks offstage after delivering a campaign speech about national security in Manchester

Trumpism Versus Republicanism, Explained

What does the Republican Party stand for? And how much damage is it willing to inflict on itself—and the country—to put Donald Trump in the White House?

August 30, 2016
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks to the media after a weekly Senate Republican luncheon

Republicans Will Likely Lose Senate Control: Poll Aggregation

According to a new aggregation of polls by The Huffington Post this week, the GOP will have a difficult time keeping its control of the Senate in the upcoming election cycle. HuffPost’s Senate model shows a 55 percent chance that Senate control will flip to Democrats.

August 22, 2016
An edes aegypti mosquito is seen inside a test tube as part of a research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at a control and prevention center in Guadalupe, neighbouring Monterrey, Mexico, in this March 8, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/Files

Zika Concern Leading Constituents To Push GOP Action

Concerns over the Zika virus are leading constituents in affected areas to push their Republican members of Congress for action. This is not the first time there have been significant calls for action on Zika, but this past summer, Congressional Republicans left for a seven week recess without doing anything to address the growing crisis.

August 19, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in New York

Republican Latinos In Florida Are Voicing Their Support For Hillary Clinton

Latino Republicans in the all-important swing state of Florida are voicing their support for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and encouraging others in their party to do the same.

August 16, 2016
Trump and conservative conspiracy theories

Reverse Coattails: How Trump Is Harming Republican Senate Hopes

Five Thirty Eight suggests that unless voters decide to split their tickets (which could happen), Trump may take the Republican Senate candidates down with him. A recent New Hampshire poll, in fact, seems to indicate that Sen. Kelly Ayotte’s poll numbers are closely tied to Trump — bad news for the Senator.

August 16, 2016
Dump Trump, GOP, 2016 campaign, political cartoon

Cartoon: Dump Trump

“Just pull off here.”

August 15, 2016
Susan Collins

The Latest List Of Republicans Not Supporting Donald Trump

The following are Republicans in Congress who have said they will not vote for Trump in the Nov. 8 presidential election, followed by those who have said they are keeping their options open.

August 15, 2016
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a news conference in Washington, U.S., May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Mr. Speaker, Stop Dishonest Trump And Let The GOP Lose

Here’s a crucial thing to know about Trump: He never tries to make his lies or delusions or fantasies make sense. He just spews to explain away the inexplicable.

August 12, 2016

GOP’s Last Shot At Iran Deal

It’s unclear whether Trump knows the accord was negotiated by the permanent five members of the United Nations Security Council—the United States, China, Russia, France, and the United Kingdom—plus Germany. His grasp of foreign policy seems tenuous, at best. It’s also unclear if he is aware of what the accord means to the U.S. economy.

August 11, 2016
Glenn Beck

9 Off-the-Wall Republicans Who Find Donald Trump Too Crazy… Even for Them

The craziest aspect of hardline conservatives refusing to support Trump is that they themselves are guilty of engaging in some pretty off-the-wall rhetoric. Here’s a rundown of the craziest conservative voices who (somehow) find Donald Trump too insane to handle.

August 11, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is seen on video monitors as people take photographs during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Disenchanted Republicans To Float Ex-CIA Officer To Oppose Trump: Reports

Former CIA officer Evan McMullin has been a frequent critic of Trump on social media, calling him an authoritarian and criticizing his stance on civil rights as well as his refusal to release his tax returns.

August 8, 2016