It’s now a big question of who exactly will qualify for the main debate, or get consigned to the undercard event — or whether there will even be much of one in the latter case.
Rand Paul is blasting Donald Trump for causing politics to sink so low — and wondering how anyone could think this “clown” is fit to be president.
Republicans seem to be warming to the idea that drug addiction is more illness than crime — a rare sign of hope in a dismal primary season.
Try as they will to reject Trump, he fits in perfectly among Republicans – and not only because he worships money, spews xenophobic nonsense, and encourages callous bigotry. Like them, he relies on fabrications and falsehoods, manipulating the prejudices of ill-informed voters.
Why is Trump so successful in drawing his opponents into battles they can’t win? He riffs on a Republican Party that is ripe for contemptible comedy, ridiculous rhetoric, and daring demagoguery.
Sometimes there’s a fine line between mild-mannered and wimpy. No one’s expecting Jeb to morph into an electrifying personality at age 62 — but they do expect evidence of a pulse. So here’s plan to energize Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign.
If the GOPeeWee debate was a chamber piece, the main stage show was arena rock: loud, soaring, inspiring for some, and occasionally incoherent.
Well, now Rand Paul has really stepped in some trouble: He has just denigrated Donald Trump — which means that a return round of brutal (and comedic) insults from The Donald can’t be far behind.
If you’ve got a Twitter account, a Facebook page and a millionaire to fund your ‘super PAC,’ why not run for president?
Charleston shooter Dylann Roof has written about being influenced by a white supremacist organization known as the Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC), a group with ties to certain Republican politicians.
For the general election — and the Electoral College, where the presidency is really won — Quinnipiac University has a set of polls from the three biggest swing states, testing Hillary Clinton against a variety of Republican opponents.
A dog-bite prevention website. Vermont puppet shows. Researching the bomb-sniffing capabilities of elephants. Those are just some government spending projects labeled “wasteful.”
The pollster’s analysis says: “You would be hard pressed to look at these results and identify an emerging top tier in the Republican field, let alone a so-called frontrunner.”
Some key middle ground of respondents simultaneously don’t like Hillary Clinton — but would still vote for her in 2016 after looking at the alternatives.
For the first time since 9/11, Congress is enacting legislation that would actually limit intelligence authorities rather than dramatically expanding them.
When the Patriot Act expired Monday, people were left with questions as to what this means for the National Security Agency, for spying, and for the struggling presidential campaign of Sen. Rand Paul