In a rare move, a leading gun-safety political action committee co-founded by Gabrielle Giffords—the shooting survivor who is a former Democratic U.S. representative from Arizona—has endorsed two Republican senators in their races for re-election.
Republican establishment figures are feigning surprise over their nominee’s racism, misogyny, narcissism and contempt for the rule of law, but they are being disingenuous. They’ve known for years the sort of man Donald Trump is. And they welcomed him and his money.
“I have spent my life building bridges and tearing down barriers–not building walls. That’s why I find Donald Trump’s belief that an American-born judge of Mexican descent is incapable of fairly presiding over his case is not only dead wrong, it is un-American.”
The campaign arm for Senate Republicans looks like it needs to watch its language when discussing a top Democratic candidate.
A hot microphone caught one endangered Republican senator making a too-hot comment about his fellow colleague and GOP presidential candidate.
With the backing of five Senate Republicans, Loretta Lynch’s confirmation as the first African American female attorney general looks assured.
Scott Brown is a Veep character who thinks he’s on House of Cards. After becoming the first Republican elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010, his greatest accomplishment as a U.S. senator was helping banks rewrite Wall Street reform so it might protect “two financial institutions in Massachusetts from the Volcker Rule’s restrictions,” according to former […]
Americans United for Change is hitting the airwaves in hopes of pressuring Republicans to extend emergency federal long-term unemployment benefits. On Wednesday, the liberal 501(c)(4) “dark money” group released a brutal television ad urging Illinoisans to hold Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) “personally responsible” for the program’s expiration. “If you are one of the tens of […]