The Controversial Arizona Election Review Is Drawing Republicans From Around The U.S.

Republicans from a growing number of states are traveling to Maricopa County in Arizona to witness a controversial election review ordered by GOP leaders in the state Senate, a sign that similar probes may be sought elsewhere across the country. The Arizona review has the full-throated support of former President Donald Trump, who continues to… Continue reading The Controversial Arizona Election Review Is Drawing Republicans From Around The U.S.

A Record Number Of Americans, Including Republicans, Support Same-Sex Marriage

Support for same-sex marriage in the U.S. has reached an all-time high of 70%, according to a poll released by Gallup on Tuesday. The percentage — the highest since the organization began recording the trend in 1996 — marks a 10% increase since 2015, the same year the U.S. Supreme Court ruled all states must… Continue reading A Record Number Of Americans, Including Republicans, Support Same-Sex Marriage

With Trump Off The Ballot, Republicans Look To Regain Votes In The Suburbs

The suburbs used to belong to the Republican Party. But those days are gone. Driven by demographic change and increasing diversity, the political leanings of the suburbs have shifted. In many areas, those shifts accelerated in recent years, because a large number of suburban voters disliked Donald Trump. On top of that, a lot of… Continue reading With Trump Off The Ballot, Republicans Look To Regain Votes In The Suburbs

The COVID-19 Relief Bill Passed. What’s Biden’s Next Big Move?

US President Joe Biden, with Vice President Kamala Harris (R), speaks about the American Rescue Plan in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 12, 2021. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

Now that Democrats have passed President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, all eyes turn to what’s next. But what that is isn’t exactly clear. “I would expect the president’s agenda, moving forward, will reflect the Build Back Better agenda that he talked about on the campaign trail,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said… Continue reading The COVID-19 Relief Bill Passed. What’s Biden’s Next Big Move?

$400 unemployment boost: Republicans revive anxiety over the effect on jobs

Congressional Republicans are raising alarms over a $400 weekly boost to unemployment benefits proposed by Democrats and President Joe Biden. However, some experts signal those warning bells may be premature. GOP members of the House Budget Committee said Monday that extra jobless benefits offer an incentive for workers to stay home rather than find a… Continue reading $400 unemployment boost: Republicans revive anxiety over the effect on jobs

With Or Without Trump, Republicans Will Likely Keep Right And Head South

MOBILE, AL- AUGUST 21: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes the stage at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. The Donald Trump campaign moved tonight's rally to a larger stadium to accommodate demand. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

In the last 28 months, the Republican Party has lost the White House and lost control of both chambers of Congress. With the shock of those setbacks still sinking in, the party has been rocked and riven by former President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede, a pro-Trump riot in the U.S. Capitol, and an impeachment… Continue reading With Or Without Trump, Republicans Will Likely Keep Right And Head South

What Is ‘Reconciliation’? Democrats Face Hurdles To Use It For COVID Relief

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 01: U.S. President Joe Biden (Center R) and Vice President Kamala Harris (Center L) meet with 10 Republican senators, including Mitt Romney (R-UT), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Susan Collins (R-ME), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Jerry Moran (R-KS), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) and others, in the Oval Office at the White House February 01, 2021 in Washington, DC. The senators requested a meeting with Biden to propose a scaled-back $618 billion stimulus plan in response to the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package Biden is currently pushing in Congress. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

President Biden wants Democrats and Republicans in Congress to work together to pass a nearly $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill as the first major bill this Congress. Republicans have already told him they won’t go that big, but in an effort to seek bipartisanship, Biden had a group of 10 Republicans to the White House… Continue reading What Is ‘Reconciliation’? Democrats Face Hurdles To Use It For COVID Relief

Republicans start to relent: ‘It looks like it will be President Biden’

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is among a small minority of Republicans who believe that the General Services Administration should certify Joe Biden. | Samuel Corum/Getty Images The Republican Party is in an increasingly untenable position — how much longer can it really refuse to recognize Joe Biden as the president-elect? Nearly two weeks after the… Continue reading Republicans start to relent: ‘It looks like it will be President Biden’

‘This isn’t a game’: Michelle Obama urges Republicans to honor election resultsThe Instagram post comes

Former first lady Michelle Obama implored Republicans on Monday to acknowledge Joe Biden’s electoral victory in a candid Instagram post that touched on her own experiences in the 2016 transition. “The presidency doesn’t belong to any one individual or any one party. To pretend that it does, to play along with these groundless conspiracy theories—whether… Continue reading ‘This isn’t a game’: Michelle Obama urges Republicans to honor election resultsThe Instagram post comes

The 2020 Election Was A Good One For Republicans Not Named Trump

BANGOR, ME - NOVEMBER 03: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) delivers election night remarks to supporters and staff on November 3, 2020 in Bangor, Maine. Collins is facing a tight race against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Republicans outperformed the polls up and down the ballot in the 2020 election, to the surprise even of many Republican political operatives and survey researchers. To be clear, Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Trump; Democrats will still control the House and still have a chance of picking up the Senate. But Republicans made gains in… Continue reading The 2020 Election Was A Good One For Republicans Not Named Trump