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GOP tax ‘reform’ primarily benefits the rich

Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws, under a new agreement...

Will Trump kill off the Grand Old Party?

Can the traditional Republican Party survive the presidency of Donald Trump? That existential question, which has nagged at Republicans since Trump’s stunning election one year...

Bannon calls Bush ‘destructive,’ inept

Former White House adviser Steve Bannon depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for presiding over a “destructive” presidency...

Melania Trump plagiarized Michelle Obama

Melania Trump's well-received speech Monday to the Republican National Convention contained two passages that match nearly word-for-word the speech that first lady Michelle Obama...

Putting politics before truth on Benghazi

The House Benghazi committee's Republican chairman is ignoring statements by his own former lawyer indicating that the U.S. military acted properly on the night...

White supremacist group donated to GOP candidates

The leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several to...

Can GOP fine-tune economic message?

Facing a recovering economy and a tumbling jobless rate, Republican presidential candidates honing their economic message are trying tap into a lingering sense of...

McCarthy front-runner for Cantor’s leader job

California Republican Kevin McCarthy secured a clear shot to becoming House majority leader on Thursday as his sole rival dropped his bid in a...

‘Common Core’ leads to uncommon political debate

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed...

GOP gay political operative says farewell to party

Veteran GOP operative Jimmy LaSalvia is a rarity in the normally homophobic Republican party --an openly-gay activist who tried to bring the party of...