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Just Say It: Trump Has No Standing to Debate in My Party

Jonathan Funke | Posted 07.30.2015 | Entertainment
Jonathan Funke

Donald Trump has broken the political contract with my party. The RNC should return the favor and bar him from the debates, even if it costs us the election

Republicans Can't Get Rid of Their Buffoon

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.27.2015 | Media
Judy Frankel

A bevy of Republican candidates get shut out of national primetime by Fox, but not Trump.

Republicans Are Upset That Martin O'Malley Cited Actual Science On Climate Change And Conflict

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.21.2015 | Politics

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Immigrant Soldiers Considered More Courageous Than Donald Trump

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 07.21.2015 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

As a veteran who served during Gulf War I under former President George H.W. Bush in 1991, I give Senator John McCain my respect for his military service and consider him a courageous veteran because he withstood being a Prisoner Of War (POW).

Scott Conroy

Coming Soon To A Debate Stage Near You: It's Donald Trump!

HuffingtonPost.com | Scott Conroy | Posted 07.14.2015 | Politics

For a long time, Republican leaders who might have known better have helped to enable the 10-car pileup in human form that is Donald J. Trump. Dur...

Donald Trump's Visit To Arizona Sparks Debate Between Kate's Law vs. Juan's Law

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 07.14.2015 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Republicans ought to be ashamed for using tragedies to advance their political agenda that can only promote an increase of hate crimes against brown-skinned people.

Igor Bobic

Rick Santorum Laments GOP's Debate 'Miscarriage'

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Republican presidential hopefuls face the television cameras -- and a national audience -- on stage at the first GOP debate next mo...

Hillary And Jeb: Alike Except In The Important Ways

Mark Green | Posted 06.14.2015 | Politics
Mark Green

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They're catnip for commentators -- two dynasts announcing within two days. Except the differences far exceed the parallels -- one's a yellow-pad wonk related to a popular ex-POTUS who leads with 60 percent in Democratic polls. The other is a "Jar of Mayo" with 100 percent recognition yet only 10 percent in GOP polls. Lowry and Katrina debate why.

The Dangerous Hypocrisy of the Right: The Josh Duggar Edition

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 06.02.2015 | Gay Voices
J Nelson Aviance

The rhetoric of religious freedom and the 'war on Christianity' -- so often used as a justification for discrimination against LGBTQ people -- has nothing to do with religion or faith.

Michael Calderone

ABC Disputes RNC Chair's Implication The Party Can Pick Its Own Debate Moderators

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.15.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- ABC News pushed back Friday against Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus' claim that ABC News chief anchor George Stepha...

Jason Linkins

RNC Unleashes Insane Presidential Straw Poll On Unsuspecting World

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

Remember back when the Republican National Committee felt that the 2012 primary season was a terrible mess of too many candidates and too many debates...

RNC Gave Reporters Flash Drives Of 'Clinton Email Files' Ahead Of Campaign Launch

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media

Halfway through Reince Priebus' interview on CBS News' "Face the Nation" this Sunday, the Republican National Committee chair reached into his pocket ...

Igor Bobic

Politicians Try, Horribly Fail To Use Humor On April Fools' Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

April Fools' Day is awful. Even more awful, however, are politicians' lame attempts at humor. Here are some of the best (or worst) examples of April F...

Jason Linkins

'Rise Of Super PACs' Set To Ruin The RNC's Plan To Avoid A Brutal Primary Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.27.2015 | Politics

As I've had the opportunity to write about before, the Republican National Committee emerged from the 2012 election bent on making a series of dramati...

Paul Blumenthal

Lone Billionaire Hits Much, Much Higher Limit For Campaign Contributions

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ken Griffin, the hedge fund billionaire who once complained about the wealthiest Americans having “insufficient influence” in politi...

Jason Linkins

Bobby Jindal At Odds With RNC Over 2016 Debate Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

Last month, the Republican National Committee took pity on a nation still healing from a presidential election cycle that featured over 20 separate pr...

Anti-LGBT Group Funding RNC Trip To Israel Comes Under Scrutiny

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman and Ryan Grim | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

Forced to choose between battling the radical homosexual agenda and supporting Israel, which some motivated evangelical Christians believe will be cen...

Igor Bobic

Mitt Romney's Re-Invention As Anti-Poverty Warrior

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.29.2015 | Politics

With the shake of an Etch-A-Sketch, Mitt Romney reintroduced himself to the Republican Party on Friday as a man interested in running for president be...

The GOP's Game Plan to Beat Hillary

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The plan is simple: Put teams on the ground in Arkansas and anywhere else Hillary and Bill have put their political and personal footprints and dig up every scintilla of old and new dirt it can dredge up against her to torpedo her candidacy even before it's an official candidacy.

Jason Linkins

RNC Announces New, Vastly Less Insane Primary Debate Schedule

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee, in its after-action report on the 2012 election (known by its nickname, the "RNC Autopsy"), made it a...

Genuinely Outrageous Priorities

Jess McIntosh | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Jess McIntosh

This is what they choose to prioritize in the first week. No matter what kind of plans or "autopsies" or happy talk comes out of this winter retreat, one thing's clear: the GOP's priorities are more outrageous than ever.

Paige Lavender

Get Ready: The First GOP Primary Debate Of 2016 Is Months Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

The first GOP primary debate of the 2016 presidential election will be held in August, the Republican National Committee announced Friday. The RNC ...

RNC Announces Earlier Convention To Give GOP Nominee 'A Leg Up'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

The Republican National Committee announced on Wednesday that it will hold the convention where it will choose the party's next nominee for president ...

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Seek To Strip Big Hug For Rich Donors From Omnibus

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic lawmakers expressed outrage at a provision slipped into the omnibus government funding bill that would expand the amount weal...

The Wool Over Our Eyes

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

No one likes having the wool pulled over their eyes. Now imagine wealthy CEOs hiring millions of knitters to blanket your entire city with a massive wool sweater, soaked in gasoline. That's what dark money is.