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Gop Civil War

Paul Blumenthal

Groups With Liberal Ties Tapped To Re-Elect The GOP Establishment | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) got a boost in the last election from a little-known nonprofit called Citizens for Responsible Energy Sol...

Paul Blumenthal

How GOP Donors Funded Sen. Thad Cochran's Winning Appeal To African-Americans | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-Miss.) appeal to African-American voters in his winning primary election runoff last month was funded entirely by...

Paul Blumenthal

GOP Establishment Keeps Promise To Counter Tea Party With Surge In Primary Spending | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's internecine conflict has sparked a surge in independent spending in GOP congressional primaries as establishment ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Boehner Downplays Rift Between Tea Party and Republicans | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Days after tea party candidates were overwhelmingly defeated by establishment Republicans in several midterm primaries, House Speaker Jo...

Eric Cantor To Face Primary Challenge

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor can add his name to the growing list of Republicans facing a primary challenge in 2014. David Brat, an economics pro...

Republican Leaders Battle Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

House Republican leaders and allied groups have hatched a strategy to weaken the influence of the GOP's most conservative members ahead of 2014 electi...

The Republican 'Civil War' Isn't About Policy: It's About Cash

Jason Sattler | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Jason Sattler

But are there actual divisions in policy between Paul Ryan and Ted Cruz? They currently disagree on one thing -- tactics. John Boehner and Paul Ryan cannot afford another government shutdown. Ted Cruz can.

The Fix Is In: Obama Comeback Begins Today

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The media has been far, far too negative about Obama. Yes, he has problems he must deal with, but the fix is in, and the comeback will soon begin, and the House GOP wallows at 9 percent popularity while the GOP civil war has only begun.

Ken Burns' Republican Civil War

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

2013-11-14-kenburnsgop.jpgComing soon from the acclaimed filmmaker: The story of a conflict that would have seared men's souls... if anybody involved had them.

After Dual Stumbles -- A Return to Parity and Paralyses

Sheri and Allan Rivlin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Sheri and Allan Rivlin

The real cost of the Democratic misstep is that it makes the next turn of the budget negotiations less predictable and more volatile.

Paul Blumenthal

Business Groups Can't Quit The Tea Party | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A frustrated business community, opposed to the kind of tea party politics that led to a government shutdown and near debt default, has ...

Race Exposes GOP Civil War

Salon | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Virgina’s governor race has become a reflection of the larger rift within in the Republican party, with the ultra-conservative presumptive nominee K...

A Republican Civil War?

Bill Schneider | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics
Bill Schneider

The Republican Party is split. But is it deeply divided to the point where one side is likely to bolt the party if the other side wins the nomination? Not yet. But it's early. The possibility of a civil war is still a distant threat. But not an unthinkable one.

CIVIL WAR: Epic GOP Battle Brewing For 2012

Hotline On Call | By Eliza Newlin Carney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The GOP faces a wide playing field in 2012, as 21 Democrats and two independents who caucus with Democrats are up for re-election. With only 10 Republ...

Sam Stein

GOP Will 'Descend Into A Brawl' Upon Taking Power: Top Strategist | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With political prognosticators increasingly convinced of a Republican takeover of Congress this fall, the highest ranks of the GOP have done their bes...

GOP Civil War: Will The Tea Party Or The Establishment Control The Agenda?

The Washington Post | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

...The elections last week in Florida and Alaska also pointed to ideological differences and personal enmities that have played out in Republican prim...

Democrats Look To Capitalize On GOP Civil War

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A Republican civil war is raging, with righter-than-thou conservatives dominating ever more primaries in a fight for the party's so...

Utah Becomes A Battleground In The GOP's Civil War

Los Angeles Times | Mark Barabak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Utah has emerged as an improbable battleground in the fight for the future of the GOP, as the party's veteran U.S. senator -- with nary a whiff of per...

Sam Stein

A Republican Party In Civil War | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This past week's Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington D.C. was supposed to mark the beginning of the reemergence of the conservative...

GOP Rep. Roy Blunt Giving Up Whip Post

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Minority Whip Roy Blunt (Mo.) is expected to announce that he will not seek another term as the second highest-ranking Republican in the House, accord...

CNN: "Civil War" Brewing In GOP Over Palin's Future

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Election Day is still days away, but Republicans are already caught up in a heated debate about Sarah Palin's future role in the party should the GOP ...

Senior Republicans Warn Of GOP Civil War

Telegraph | Tim Shipman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Aides to George W.Bush, former Reagan White House staff and friends of John McCain have all told The Sunday Telegraph that they not only expect to los...