Another Republican Contender Bites The Dust

pence

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

taxes

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

The Hypocrisy of “Pro-Life” and the GOP

ProChoiceMarch

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?

AP_jeb_bush_jef_150227_16x9_992

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

Brennan CIA

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

mp

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

ap_xtina_tedcruz_wmain

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

Shutting Down Homeland Security Is All About The GOP

1shutdown

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?

cc

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

Why Do Republicans Suddenly Sound like Democrats?

1DGOP

The improving economy has put the Republican Party in a tough position for 2016, hence why people like Jeb Bush sound like Democrats these days.

What’s The Deal With Republicans And Vaccines?

1chrischristie_ap_img_0_0

There is no evidence that childhood vaccinations cause autism or other mental health problems in children. So why are Republicans saying otherwise?

Steve King’s Brand of “Freedom”

New Congress

Only for people like Steve King

There Will Never Be A Republican Alternative To Obamacare

Joni Ernst

Republicans clearly don’t like the President’s landmark health care law, but they aren’t going to come up with anything to replace it with any time soon.

Mitt Romney Is No Ronald Reagan

ap962085992043

Romney’s third run for the presidency bears little resemblance to The Gipper’s three.

Why Did America Embrace Torture as Policy?

1torture

The Senate’s official report on the use of torture during the Bush Administration is out, and it’s hard to see how it could be worse.