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Top GOP Senators Lament ‘Dribble’ Of Trump’s Russia Scandal Is Making It Impossible To Get Work Done

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) wants answers about any contact that occurred between Russian officials and top members of Donald Trump’s p...

Republicans Realize Questions About Trump's Russia Ties Are 'Not Going Away'

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Less than 24 hours after national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned, Republicans on Capitol Hill were scrambling to find a respon...

GOP Senator On Obamacare Replacement: 'There's Not Any Real Discussion Taking Place Right Now'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.07.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Senate Republicans have not yet begun to work in earnest on a replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) s...

Senate GOP: Congress Might Need To Revise Trump’s Refugee Ban If Questions Aren't Answered

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.31.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Congress may need to take action to curtail President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking all refugees and specific foreign natio...

Trump Joins GOP Lawmakers In Their Repeal-And-Replace Quagmire

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics

For as long as there has been an Affordable Care Act, there has been a desire, among Republicans, to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it wit...

Obamacare Repeal Could Force GOP To Raise Taxes Later, Senator Warns

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) is worried that getting rid of the revenue increases in Obamacare while maintaining its subsidies will force ...

Top Republican Senator Expects Donald Trump To Uphold Iran Deal

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A Republican Senator who has advised President-elect Donald Trump on foreign policy said the U.S. should not immediately exit the Iran ...

Donald Trump Answers His Cellphone Without Knowing Who's Calling, Says GOP Senator

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Donald Trump, who will be president of the United States in 14 days, answers calls on his cellphone, even when there is no caller ident...

Senate Foreign Relations Chair Says Countries Interfere In Foreign Elections All The Time

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, suggested on Tuesday that it’s a fact of life that...

Sen. Mike Lee: U.S. Can't Bomb Syrian Forces Without Congressional Approval

Robert Naiman | Posted 10.06.2016 | World
Robert Naiman

According to multiple voices in the DC press, the idea of the U.S. bombing Syrian government forces is "back on the table" this week. You can urge your Senators and Representative to insist that Congress debate and vote to approve or reject an authorization for the use of military force before any U.S. military action against the Syrian government.

Top GOP Senator Can't Say If He's Confident In Trump's Foreign Policy

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.08.2016 | Politics

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, declined repeatedly on Wednesday to say whether he had confidence i...

Republican Senator Tries To Make Diplomats Visiting RNC Feel Better About Trump's America

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― U.S. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) had the unenviable job Tuesday of trying to reassure a group of foreign diplomats about America’s welco...

Friday Talking Points -- Stop All The Madness

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Stop all the madness... please. We simply have no other words to even attempt to explain or comment on all the shootings this week -- the two black men killed by cops, and the five cops killed by a racist and murderous sniper in Dallas.

Celebrity Apprentice: Vice Presidential Edition

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

A half-century ago, there was a predictable quality to the way presidential nominees selected their running mates. They would do so at their nominati...

Bob Corker No Longer Considering Being Donald Trump’s Running Mate

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) is no longer entertaining the idea of becoming presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's vice presidential...

The 2016 Veepstakes: Who Will Trump And Clinton Choose?

Richard North Patterson | Posted 06.28.2016 | Politics
Richard North Patterson

There is no surer sign that a writer has pundititis than to start picking vice presidential nominees. It's a God-given chance to be dead wrong in public -- twice.

Trump And Gingrich: Two Men. Six Wives. Family Values.

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.26.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Assuming he isn't ousted as the GOP's presidential nominee at the party's Cleveland convention next month, who will be Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate?

Recognize Responsible Islamic Voices such as the Organization Of Islamic Cooperation

Doug Bandow | Posted 06.24.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

America's relationship with Islam is fraught with tension. Donald Trump doesn't want to let any more Muslims into the U.S. He's not alone. But no one wins if Americans end up fighting an endless war with 1.6 billion people worldwide.

Friday Talking Points -- GOP's 'What Would Lincoln Do?' Moment

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When in the past have you ever heard the term "unendorse" used? We haven't checked, but we believe it just got coined and added to the political lexicon.

GOP Senator: Donald Trump Has 3 Weeks To Fix His Broken Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

How's that "pivot to the general election" going? For presumptive GOP nominee and Dunning-Kruger love child Donald Trump, not very well. Amid multiple...

Republicans Talking About Trump Like He's A Preadolescent Child

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.07.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee, but members of his own party keep excusing his outrageous behavior as if he's a preadolescent whose cogni...

Mitch McConnell Won't Say If Trump's Racist Attack On Judge Is Racist

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.09.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) repeatedly refused to answer questions on Sunday about whether he thinks Donald Trump’...

U.S. Congress Tells Pakistan It'll Have To Pay For F-16 Fighters Itself

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 05.03.2016 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has told Pakistan it will have to finance the purchase of American F-16 fighter jets itself after members of ...

Republicans Are Even Blocking Their Own Nominees Now

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The level of obstruction in the Senate hit a new level of absurdity Wednesday, as a Democratic effort to confirm a federal judge with s...

Senate GOP Tries To Like Ted Cruz The Way You Have To Hug Your Sweaty Cousin

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Wanna make Republican senators squirm? Just ask why their caucus isn’t rallying behind fellow Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) to defeat Donald ...