Republicans' anti-government chickens have finally come home to roost

Republicans’ anti-government chickens have finally come home to roost

Ronald Reagan, the most beloved president of the modern Republican Party (before Donald J. Trump, anyway) had a very famous saying: “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m... Read more »
Republicans Seek to Close Open Primaries, Exclude Unaffiliated Voters

Republicans Seek to Close Open Primaries, Exclude Unaffiliated Voters

Just four years after Colorado’s first open primary, a faction of Republican leaders are attempting to opt-out of the laws approved by voters in 2016 which allowed unaffiliated voters to cast votes... Read more »
Ex-Detroit chief all but launches Michigan governor campaign | National

Ex-Detroit chief all but launches Michigan governor campaign | National

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican ex-Detroit Police Chief James Craig all but launched his campaign for governor on Wednesday, seeking to become Michigan’s first Black governor with a “law-and-order” message and emphasis... Read more »
Trump forces Republicans to sidestep direct challenge to Biden

Trump forces Republicans to sidestep direct challenge to Biden

No notable Republican has declared outright a challenge to President Biden in 2024. But plenty of them are flocking to Iowa — courting activists, establishing political action committees and trotting out their... Read more »
What’s your party? In local elections the question is starting to matter – Orange County Register

What’s your party? In local elections the question is starting to matter – Orange County Register

In theory, elections for dozens of city, county and regional posts are legally nonpartisan in Orange County, with ballots that don’t include party labels next to candidates’ names. The reasoning is —... Read more »
Trump Hung Out With Aerosmith's Joe Perry Instead of Prepping for His First GOP Debate

Trump Hung Out With Aerosmith’s Joe Perry Instead of Prepping for His First GOP Debate

Trump’s team traded stories with guitarist Joe Perry in Cleveland in 2015 before a debate. Trump’s offhand quip about womanizing annoyed Perry. Steven Tyler was Trump’s guest at the debate, but later... Read more »
Jewish Republicans must continue to reject antisemitism on the Right

Jewish Republicans must continue to reject antisemitism on the Right

Last month, a flyer began circulating for a fundraising event featuring far-right extremist Nick Fuentes honoring Arizona Republican Congressman Paul Gosar. Fuentes, an avowed antisemite and racist, once compared the number of... Read more »
One GOP primary challenger outraises SC's Rep. Tom Rice, who voted to impeach Trump | Palmetto Politics

One GOP primary challenger outraises SC’s Rep. Tom Rice, who voted to impeach Trump | Palmetto Politics

MYRTLE BEACH — While a crowded field of contenders has emerged to challenge U.S. Rep. Tom Rice in next year’s GOP primary, one of them has risen far above the rest of... Read more »
Matthew DePerno

Michigan election critic says he’s running for attorney general

Lansing — Attorney Matthew DePerno, whom Michigan Senate Republicans accused of spreading “demonstrably false” information about the 2020 election, says he’s launching a campaign for attorney general. DePerno announced his bid at about... Read more »