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Donald Trump Is Setting The GOP Agenda

Politico | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment

Every Republican presidential contender is playing Trump’s game. And losing at it....

What Happened To Scott Walker?

The Washington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.30.2015 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker surged into the top tier of the Republican presidential race with a fiery speech in the depths of winter in Iowa. But his ...

The Trump Monster from the GOP's Id

Nicholas F. Benton | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Nicholas F. Benton

Donald Trump does not stand apart from his many opponents seeking the Republican presidential nomination. On the contrary, he is their collective unconsciousness. Everything he stands for is what today's Tea Party-infused Republican Party has become.

Donald Trump And Jeb Bush Face Off In New Hampshire

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment

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Republican Policies Show The Party Doesn't Care About Children

Laura Merriman | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics
Laura Merriman

If the Republican party really care about children, it should stop trying to defund Planned Parenthood. The party should support anti-gun legislation so that children can go to school and movie theaters and be at home without being executed, instead of letting nine U.S. youths be gunned down per day.

The Trump Phenomenon: Our Political Circus

Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. | Posted 08.18.2015 | Entertainment
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr.

It shouldn't surprise anyone that a blowhard narcissistic business tycoon with no political track record should be leading the race for Republican presidential nominee. It matters not one whit to his ardent followers that Donald Trump has no idea what he is talking about.

Trump's Non-Loyalty Oath: The Question of Independents

Jacqueline Salit | Posted 08.11.2015 | Entertainment
Jacqueline Salit

As much as Donald Trump called "foul" on tough questioning in the Fox debate, from the point of view of independent voters, the questioners weren't nearly tough enough. Or, put another way, independent enough.

Donald Trump Drawing Fire From All Corners Of GOP

Reuters | Benjamin Hart | Posted 08.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Rival Republican presidential candidates piled on Donald Trump on Saturday for his caustic remarks about a female debate...

5 Boring Presidential Candidates Last Night's Debacle Made Us Wish We Could Bring Back

Amanda Gutterman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics
Amanda Gutterman

Didn't last night's circus make you long for the days when politicians were wonks or accountant types? When political debates were boring, because the candidates actually talked about policy and you didn't want to yank your hair out?

Megyn Kelly Takes On Misogynist Jerk Trump During GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Dayana Morales Gomez | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics

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Fear and Loathing in '15

Paul R. Byrne | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics
Paul R. Byrne

They're at it again. Thursday night, the first buzz-fed Fox News Republican debate -- which some brave wizard at CNN called "the most anticipated 2016 election event to date" -- will pit the top ten polling entrees against each other, a mere 14 months ahead of the election.

Here's Who Will Be In The First GOP Presidential Debate [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics

UPDATE: 6:10 p.m. -- Fox News on Tuesday announced the 10 candidates who will participate in the first Republican presidential debate this ...

Can The First Republican Primary Debate Change Voters' Minds?

The Huffington Post | Yujia Pan | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

This Thursday's inaugural Republican primary debate has candidates in a frenzy. Due to the controversial use of poll rankings to determine which of th...

North Carolina GOP Chair Ties Hillary Clinton To The KKK

The Huffington Post | Dhyana Taylor | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics

The chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party linked Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to the Ku Klux Klan in multiple twee...

John Kasich Is Running For President, Because Why Not

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

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GOP Should Handle Trump Very Carefully

Kevin Price | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Kevin Price

The media has a love/hate relationship with Donald Trump. He is at once, breathtaking in his proclamations and ludicrous in his behavior. He is hard to ignore. Like the entertainment value of watching two trains collide, no one in media wants to miss a Trump event. At the same time, they don't want to take him too seriously.

Christina Wilkie

What Ted Cruz Admires Most About President Obama | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.05.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz offered a window into his personality on Sunday, telling NBC's "Meet the Press" how he learn...

Mitt Romney Hosts A Sleepover With Marco Rubio And Chris Christie

AP | JILL COLVIN | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney will be hosting two rival Republican presidential contenders at a holiday sleepover Friday evening....

Donald Trump Set To Announce 2016 Plans

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Donald is running for president. Real-estate mogul and reality-television star Donald Trump said Tuesday he will seek the Rep...

Alana Horowitz

7 Candidates We'd Rather See In The GOP 2016 Race | Alana Horowitz | Posted 06.10.2015 | Politics

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on Thursday that he’s running for president, officially widening the 2016 GOP field to “basically everyone ...

Bush And Rubio Favored In Florida But Other Republicans Want A Look

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

By Steve Holland LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 2 (Reuters) - Differences emerged on Tuesday among Republican rivals for the 2016 presi...

Kasich All But Declares 2016 Presidential Run

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.24.2015 | Politics

Ohio Governor John Kasich (R) all but announced Sunday that he is running for president. Kasich, who has several times hinted at a 2016 bid, spoke ...

Former Bush Official: Fox News Is Hurting Republicans

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.19.2015 | Media

Fox News is hurting the Republican Party, according to a study conducted by a top official in the first Bush administration. The study, authored by...

Republicans Are Looking For A Few Good Losers For 2016 Races In Some Cities

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2015 | Politics

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - When Republican Stefanie Linares ran for office in the deeply Democratic city of Chica...

Jeb Bush Snubs Iowa Straw Poll

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that he's skipping the Iowa Straw Poll, the traditional summer event where Iowans can h...