Donald Trump Is Never Going To Be President


Trump’s antics in the race for the Republican presidential nomination may make for great entertainment, but he still is never going to be president.

Can Rand Paul Still Win?

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during a rally hosted by Liberty Iowa, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at the Jasper Winery in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

All the signs point to Rand Paul having already lost his bid to be the Republican nominee in 2016.

Do Republicans Even Know What A Tax Is?


The Republican obsession with never appearing to raise taxes ever leads to some pretty strange policy choices.

Get Ready For Republican Silly Season


The incentives are lining up for a pretty wacky couple of months in presidential politics.

Could A Defeat in 2016 Change The Republican Party?


If Hillary Clinton wins next year, we could see a more moderate GOP emerge.

Is Jeb Bush Losing?


Jeb Bush’s White House bid may not be doomed, but he clearly isn’t winning.

Another Republican Contender Bites The Dust


The current field of announced and unannounced candidates for the Republican nomination in 2016 is pretty big, but it won’t stay that way forever.

Get Ready For Another Republican Tax Cut


The Republican Party is still deeply committed to big tax cuts for the rich.

The Hypocrisy of “Pro-Life” and the GOP


The GOP conducts itself as a party that stands for life until birth. Then, one is left to fend for oneself.

Did The Republicans Learn Anything From The Iraq War?


Despite being an unmitigated disaster for the country, the Middle East, and the Republican Party, many in the GOP still don’t think George W. Bush was wrong to decide to invade Iraq back in 2003.

Lindsey Graham Is Why The GOP Can’t Have Nice Things

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., questions a witness during a hearing on the use of drones on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Senate Democrats and Republicans challenged the Obama administration to explicitly spell out its justification for using drones for targeted killings amid growing concerns about unchecked powers of the presidency and Americans' civil liberties.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) ORG XMIT: DCCO108

The South Carolina Senator’s recent denunciation of the word “the” shows why policy formation can be so hard in today’s Republican Party.

Rand Paul Is Already Alienating the GOP Base

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The Kentucky Republican is getting into big trouble with his own party by consistently stretching the truth.

How Mike Pence Helped The 2016 Republican Field


Indiana Governor Mike Pence did his party’s presidential candidates a big favor by backing his state’s controversial “Religious Freedom Restoration Act.”

Ted Cruz’s Journey Into The Wilderness


The conservative firebrand from Texas isn’t going to be president anytime soon.

Shutting Down Homeland Security Is All About The GOP


A fight inside the Republican Party is why it’s possible that the Department of Homeland Security will be shut down this weekend.

Is Chris Christie Done For?


It looks like Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions are doomed.