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The Republicans

  1. mueller time
    Will the Mueller Fizzle Help Elect Trump in 2020?The likeliest impact of the apparent Mueller-probe whiff: The 2020 race will focus on corruption, policy, and two different visions of America.
  2. voting rights
    Democrats’ Voting-Rights Push Could Begin a Third ReconstructionPartisan polarization over voting rights shows how much political power, now as in the 1860s and 1960s, depends on who participates in democracy.
  3. veto bait
    12 GOP Senators Join With Democrats to Reject Trump’s Emergency DeclarationTrump will veto the resolution of disapproval, but his inability to keep Republican senators in line is a major embarrassment.
  4. national emergency declaration
    Will Republicans Save Trump From an Embarrassing Vote on Emergency Declaration?A deal may be in the works where Trump okays a curtailment of presidential power in future emergency declarations in exchange for approval right now.
  5. voting rights
    House Democrats Pass Landmark Voting Rights Bill on a Party-Line VoteBack when the original Voting Rights Act passed, support and opposition were bipartisan. Now the parties have polarized on this issue too.
  6. centrism
    Democrats Aren’t Cultural ‘Extremists,’ They’ve Moved With the CountryRoss Douthat is wrong: Republicans are the ones who have abandoned “cultural centrism.”
  7. ilhan omar
    Ilhan Omar Is a Convenient Republican TargetThe party is hoping to distract attention from their own and their president’s extremism.
  8. ilhan omar
    4 Reasons Republicans Are Keeping the Heat on Ilhan OmarOmar is a convenient target for Republicans hoping to distract attention from their own and their president’s extremism.
  9. equal rights amendment
    Virginia Could Soon Place the Equal Rights Amendment in the U.S. ConstitutionThe Old Dominion would be the 38th state to ratify the ERA, which is enough if Congress and the courts decide to set aside a ratification deadline.
  10. government shutdown
    Guess What? Republicans Represent Federal Employees, TooThose who think of federal employees as Democrats electing Democrats to office should take a closer look at where “bureaucrats” live.
  11. islamophobia
    Texas GOP Activists Fight to Purge Local Official Because He’s – Gasp – MuslimIf you feed people hate long enough, they can soon become hateful.