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Gop Moderates

GOP Moderates In Tough Spot Amid Shutdown

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

BRISTOL, Pa. -- BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) — Republican Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick had been expected to face a tough re-election fight. Then he sided with GOP le...

How The GOP Destroyed Its Moderates

The New Republic | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

MITT ROMNEY HAS BEEN running for president as the Republican nominee, de facto or de jure, for eight months now, and the grand historical joke of it h...

The Tea Party Is the GOP's Problem

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

In backing challenges to GOP moderates, the Tea Party looks like a looking-glass version of the "netroots" progressives who backed Howard Dean in 2004 and Ned Lamont's primary challenge to Sen. Joe Lieberman.

Resolution Will Halt GOP Progress

Candace Straight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Candace Straight

Let's hope, when the RNC considers this purity resolution this week, a majority of its members keep these fundamental GOP principles in mind and vote against this outrageous proposition.

Graham Heckled, Jeered For Supporting Open-Tent GOP (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Saturday took his case for a more diverse, open-tent Republican Party to a tough venue -- the South Carolina Republican Party c...

Ryan Grim

GOP Base Rejects Pro-Choice Republicans: "We Would Never Bend On That" | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans, in search of an identity, are playing with fire. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), in charge of recruiting Republican candidates fo...

Thomas B. Edsall

Anti-Bush Moderates Crown McCain GOP Frontrunner | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As John McCain took a big step toward winning the nomination in Florida, the Republican Party looks increasingly likely to pass the torch to a candida...