Voters should listen closely to the Republicans who assert that they are the true spokesmen for the working class. What do they propose to address inequality? And how “authentic” is their concern?
A funny thing is happening on the way to the Republican primaries: The whole notion of small government libertarianism has been hijacked by politicians who often represent the opposite.
Despite his once-sane views on immigration, his pleasant demeanor, and his optimism, Marco Rubio’s policies are atrocious. Possibly even more atrocious than those of his Republican competitors.
Senator Rand Paul insists he’s a tight-fisted libertarian who cuts spending and stops waste. But look at what he has done rather than what he says.
The nagging question about the Paul family business is how much of Ron’s millions were the fruit of his racist, anti-Semitic, gay-baiting, conspiracy-addled newsletters.
Watch as Rand Paul tells NBC’s Savannah Guthrie how to do her job and ask him questions in a proper manner — after she asks a probing question or two.
Rand Paul’s flat tax, a “new idea” from 1983, would worsen inequality, raising the burden on the poor and middle class while benefiting the very rich.
Both seen as conservatives just outside the mainstream of the party, Paul and Cruz will compete for support from the same voter demographic during the GOP primary, meaning that only one of these men will likely have a realistic shot at challenging establishment candidates like Jeb Bush.
Conservative reformers appreciate the attention; they’re also concerned that the legislation can only pass if they, and not President Barack Obama and civil rights leaders, are the faces of changes.
For the next several weeks, presidential-candidate announcements will be trumpeted as big news. We’re all about to watch a lot of political theater.
The all-night session, dubbed “vote-a-rama,” always puts senators in a bind on a number of votes, and Thursday’s session was no different.
All of the prospective Republican candidates for 2016 agree they would undermine President Obama’s nuclear deal between Iran and the U.S.
Liberty University forced its students to attend Senator Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) presidential campaign kickoff. But the kids didn’t get mad — they got even.
Senator Paul ought to explain specifically how the Clinton foundation’s receipt of Saudi support compromised its mission of empowering women and girls.
By Rob Hotakainen, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — Early signs indicate that marijuana entrepreneurs may have little to worry about as the 2016 presidential campaign takes shape, with some top-rung hopefuls warming to the idea of letting states decide whether to legalize recreational pot. On the Republican side, those potential candidates include former Florida […]