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Republican Party

  1. the national interest
    Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell
    Mitch McConnell Had the Power to Stop Trump and He RefusedA political eulogy for an enabler of authoritarianism.
  2. the national interest
    Trump Has Finally Remade Republicans Into Putin’s PlaythingsHis admiration of Russia no longer renders him strange or suspect within the party.
  3. early and often
    The Swiftboater Coming for BidenWith co-pilot Susie Wiles, Chris LaCivita has brought discipline to the Trump campaign. Is that enough to win?
  4. early and often
    Why Did Anyone Think They Could Beat Donald Trump?The two best chances are over and there won’t likely be a third.
  5. the national interest
    DeSantis Finalized the Conservative Movement’s Capitulation to TrumpWhat the Florida governor’s failed campaign to succeed Trump revealed about the future of the Republican Party.
  6. early and often
    How Donald Trump Destroyed Ron DeSantis and Nikki HaleyIs the race already over?
  7. early and often
    The Plan to Get New Hampshire Liberals to Vote for Nikki HaleyIf Donald Trump loses the first-in-the-nation primary, this could be why.
  8. early and often
    Nikki Haley’s Gender TrapConservative women accept and reject feminism all at once.
  9. early and often
    The Monumental Special Election to Fill the George Santos SeatHe might be out of Congress, but the high drama over his successor is only beginning.
  10. bully pulpit
    America’s White Evangelical ProblemTim Alberta traces the debasement of his church, which has revolutionized politics for the worse.
  11. early and often
    George Santos Will Never, Ever, Give Up His ActHe got this far by not backing down. Why would he now?
  12. early and often
    George Santos Is Going Out in the Most George Santos Way PossibleIn what one member of Congress likened to a “public crucifixion,” he got to play martyr.
  13. early and often
    The Blood Feud Between New York Republicans and George SantosHis own neighbors are leading the charge to expel him from Congress.
  14. early and often
    Mike Pence Acknowledges RealityThe former vice president, who never had a chance against his former boss, is suspending his 2024 campaign.
  15. the law
    Before Mike Johnson Was Speaker, He Was Blaming Abortion for School ShootingsHow Johnson’s years as an anti-abortion soldier of the Christian legal movement prepared him for this moment.
  16. early and often
    Mike Johnson, the Nice Guy Who Finished FirstRepublicans finally find a Speaker they don’t hate: an arch social conservative who tried to overturn the 2020 election.
  17. early and often
    Republicans Started a Civil War They Don’t Know How to EndKnocking off Speaker candidates is easy, but electing one is impossible so far.
  18. early and often
    Jim Jordan Didn’t Just Lose. The Hard Right Did Too.The latest from the House Republican tire fire.
  19. early and often
    The Race for Speaker Is About to Get RealSteve Scalise and Jim Jordan face off in the Capitol Thunderdome. Here’s how they match up and who else might win the gavel if chaos ensues again.
  20. the power trip
    Do Any of These People Stand a Chance Against Trump?On the trail with the candidates vying (in theory, anyway) for the Republican nomination.
  21. the national interest
    What I Got Wrong About DeSantis vs. TrumpThe personality cult is even cultier than I had thought.
  22. smile with your eyes
    It’s Mug Shot DayDonald Trump’s booking photo finally dropped.
  23. republican debate
    34 Things You Missed at the First Republican DebateThe candidates danced around Trump, called for invading Mexico, and ganged up on Vivek Ramaswamy. Here are the highs and lows.
  24. past is prologue
    Trump Didn’t Hijack Reagan’s GOP; It Was Never Fully HisTrump represents a pre-Reagan, pre-Bush conservatism that has come storming back, leaving Reagan-Bush conservatism to unpopular elites.
  25. on with kara swisher
    Chris Christie Says He Was ‘Honest’ When Questioned in Case Against TrumpKara Swisher talks to the former governor and GOP presidential candidate about Trump’s legal peril and the likelihood of him going to jail.
  26. the national interest
    The Last Republican PoliticianCan John Roberts stave off a Democratic assault on the Supreme Court?
  27. encounter
    Vivek Ramaswamy Does Not Like to Lose at TennisGoing toe to toe with the Republican primary’s No. 1 Trump fan.
  28. early and often
    A Tea-Party Veteran Has a Plan to Upend the ConstitutionTea-party veteran Mark Meckler and his “grassroots army” plot a right-wing reboot of the country.
  29. early and often
    It’s Payback Time for the House Far RightAccused of betrayal over the debt-ceiling deal, Kevin McCarthy is losing power to a group of rebels who show no sign of giving up.
  30. the national interest
    The GOP’s Authoritarian AccelerationInternal resistance to its anti-democratic turn has all but vanished.
  31. the right
    The Revolt of the Other MothersMoms for Liberty learned motherhood is a potent force. So too have their opponents.
  32. early and often
    Frank Luntz Can’t QuitThe GOP’s wunderkind pollster swore he was finished with Washington — except that penthouse with Kevin McCarthy.
  33. the national interest
    28 States, 71 Bills, and an Education System TransformedA running tally of how Republicans are remaking the American classroom.
  34. early and often
    Trump’s Indictment Has Become His PlatformIn his first post-arrest speech, Trump tried to turn his legal peril into bragging rights.
  35. the national interest
    What Ron DeSantis Can’t FakeTrump’s legal problems reveal an organic connection to the base that his rival is trying but failing to match.
  36. the swamp
    How Biden Learned to Love the Debt-Ceiling CrisisHe has turned a chronic political headache into a winning issue.
  37. early and often
    Rick Scott’s Revised ‘Rescue Plan’ Is Still Stuck on StupidAfter damaging his party and delighting Democrats, Scott finally relented on sunsetting Social Security and Medicare — but not the other madness.
  38. early and often
    McDaniel Hangs Onto RNC Gavel Despite DeSantis DefectionHarmeet Dhillon threw a scare into the chair of the RNC, but even late support from DeSantis didn’t convince party voters away from backing McDaniel.
  39. the national interest
    Why Post-Trump Republicans Are Pivoting to a Pre-Trump WorldWhat happened to the party’s great philosophical evolution?
  40. early and often
    Republicans Start Turning on George Santos“A campaign of deceit, lies, and fabrication.”
  41. early and often
    No, Congress Doesn’t Need More ‘Independents’ Like SinemaThe senator’s superficial rebranding does not make Congress more representative of the country.
  42. the city politic
    Meet New York’s New Republican VotersCrime and schools are causing a political realignment in the city, led by communities of recent immigrants.
  43. early and often
    GOP Leadership Fight in Congress Shows a Party of WarlordsA civil war started this week with convoluted battle lines.
  44. politics
    How to Make a Semi-Fascist PartyThe hostile, paranoid, and increasingly authoritarian path ahead for American conservatism.
  45. early and often
    Glenn Youngkin Is a Country-Club RadicalThe supposedly moderate Republican governor of Virginia campaigns for an election-denier in Arizona.
  46. the national interest
    The GOP’s Surrender to the AntisemitesHow an old scourge crept back into the political mainstream.
  47. the power trip
    Donald Trump on 2024: ‘I’ve Already Made That Decision’In an interview with New York, the former president says the only question left in his mind is when he’ll announce.
  48. anonymous
    ‘Things Will Be Fine’: GOP Insiders Doubt Overturning Roe v. Wade Will Cost ThemThey don’t seem all that worried the Supreme Court’s decision to end the right to an abortion will come back to haunt them in the midterms.
  49. early and often
    Welcome to Oz, PennsylvaniaCelebrity doctor Mehmet Oz is now the uncontested winner of the state’s GOP senate primary.
  50. early and often
    President Mike Pence Would Be Worse Than TrumpThe former vice-president is attempting to bolster his chances in 2024, but Democrats would be wise to beware any attempt to rehabilitate his image.
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