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Gop Debates

The GOP Debates Are Ignoring This Huge Issue

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics

If a voter wants to learn about which presidential candidate will be best on education policies, they'll likely hear some ideas at the Democratic deb...

The 15 Stupidest Lies From The Last Republican Debate

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 02.02.2016 | Comedy

You thought a Trump-less Republican debate was going to be boring, and indeed it was. But it still somehow managed to meet the lies and half-truths qu...

'Let's Drag Veterans Into Our Gross Spectacle,' Said Some GOP Candidates

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

You may have heard that reality teevee mogul Donald Trump has opted to pull out of Thursday's Republican debate on the grounds that Megyn Kelly was me...

Donald Trump Attacks Megyn Kelly Again, Some More

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.25.2016 | Media

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is once again waging a one-man war against Fox News host Megyn Kelly. On Saturday, Trump tweeted tha...

Where Did Nikki Haley Go Wrong?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.16.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

A Tea Party star's State of the Union response ticks off the far right. More than once.

Donald Trump Says 'Police Are The Most Mistreated People' In America

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics

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Cruz And Trump Get Ready To Rumble In Tonight's GOP Debate

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics

Flaring tempers and sharp elbows may turn a debate of seven Republican presidential candidates into a seven-car pileup on Thursday with tensions betw...

The Television Show That Democrats Hope You Won't Watch

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

So, that happened: We took a look at the TV guide, and we confirmed it with sources, and it's true: this Saturday, Dec. 19, the Democratic P...

Donald Trump Said Something Completely True In The Debate

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump is a demagogue who exploits anger and fear to advance his own media stardom in the pursuit of political power. But at leas...

Trump Still Won't Say He Was Wrong About Obama's Birthplace

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 12.16.2015 | Media

MSNBC host Chris Matthews pushed Donald Trump to admit Tuesday night that he was wrong to advocate the discredited birther theory that Barack ...

Jeb Bush Explains Why Presidential Candidates Ignore Debate Questions

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

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Paris Climate Agreement Absent From GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

The climate agreement world leaders struck Saturday in Paris didn't get a mention during Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate on CNN. Durin...

Rachel Maddow Rails At 'Lying' CNN For Including Rand Paul In Debate

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.15.2015 | Media

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The End Is Nigh For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.14.2015 | Politics

Donald Trump's months-long dominance of the Republican presidential field has surprised pundits and GOP establishment members alike -- but no matter,...

Fun Questions for the Next GOP Debate

Richard North Patterson | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics
Richard North Patterson

Before it's too late, don't you want to find out how nuts some of these people really are? I sure do. So here are my suggested questions for a truly enlightening evening.

Rand Paul’s Hard Line On Refugees Rankles Libertarians

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) tough proposals aimed at limiting the admission of refugees in the wake of the Paris terror attacks are disappointing ...

Trevor Noah Says Republicans Are Trying To 'Babyproof' The Election

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.04.2015 | Media

As "The Daily Show's" Trevor Noah pointed out Tuesday, Republicans often want to be seen as tough, hawkish -- even "nail-eating," in the words...

Jeb! Won't Sign GOP Debate Letter

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics

GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush won't sign a joint letter to TV networks demanding terms for future Republican debates. An aide for Bush told Pol...

Reince Priebus: RNC Is Still In Control Of The Debates

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.02.2015 | Politics

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One Elegant Solution To The GOP's Debate Mess

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 11.22.2015 | Politics

Dear Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, It has come to the attention of basically everybody that the Republican presidential cand...

Lindsey Graham: RNC Probably Couldn't 'Run A One-Car Funeral'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

Presidential hopeful Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Thursday that the Republican National Committee is hurting the party by "micromanaging" the de...

6 Ways the GOP Candidates Learned From the Democratic Debate

John A. Tures | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

After an impressive Democratic Party debate earlier this month, Republicans realized their earlier performances looked worse, by contrast. So they took several steps during their third debate to emulate the Democratic candidates, even if they claimed to despise them.

It's Time to Ask GOP Presidential Hopefuls Tough Questions on the Economy

Anna Chu | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics
Anna Chu

The primary debates are a great venue for these discussions, but the past two debates have instead been dominated by ideological rants about immigration and Planned Parenthood.

Since When is "President" an Entry-Level Job?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.03.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Trump. Fiorina. And a certain surgeon. So what if the shoe -- or even the scalpel -- were on the other foot?

"Down Goes Walker!"

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.26.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Fell so far, fell so fast. What happened?