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Trump made a bet in 2016 that by playing to the most hardline elements of his party -- the Anti-Immigration activists, the conservative evangelicals, the NRA aficionados, the climate change skeptics and the deregulatory zealots -- he could win. His instinct was that the Republican party had moved so far to ...
Charlotte liberal activists said they were confused when Mayor Vi Lyles announced Thursday that the city would bid for the 2020 Republican National Convention, which would likely launch President Donald Trump's re-election bid. They said they would be fine with the city hosting the RNC another time, ...

As hope of passing a bipartisan deal to provide protections for so-called "Dreamers" dwindles, Democrats and immigration activists are confident the political backlash will fall squarely on Republicans. After killing the Obama-era Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals program last year, President Trump ...
HLN host S.E. Cupp hit cable news anchors on Thursday, hitting their reporting of Wednesday's mass shooting at a Florida high school as "activist" ... sides on Thursday when he discussed gun control with a former GOP congressman and mocked Republican lawmakers for not appearing on the network.
Pennsylvania's House Democrats and Senate Democrats each submitted a plan Thursday, as did a group of Republican activists who intervened in the case. The registered Democratic voters who sued successfully to invalidate the current map planned to submit a map and Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf may ...

At its annual winter meeting Saturday, the Pennsylvania Republican party endorsed York County state Senator Scott Wagner for governor. The hat-tip gives Wagner a powerful new talking-point as he attempts to unseat Democratic Governor Tom Wolf. Wagner had a strong lead in straw votes leading up to ...
Some of Kentucky's wealthiest business leaders and best-connected Republican activists sent a letter to state legislators Friday warning that school ... Among the 19 people signing the letter were national anti-tax activist Grover Norquist; Mac Brown, state chairman of the Kentucky Republican party and ...
A Republican activist in a Minnesota suburb introduced a resolution to his precinct caucus that would forbid any Islamic leader, religious or otherwise, from delivering an invocation at any Republican convention or event. The resolution, introduced by grassroots activist Jeff Baumann on Tuesday evening, ...
activists stage a sit-in to protest the GOP tax reform bill outside the office of Rep. ... New data back up what many have assumed: that Republican members of Congress in California are being weighed down by the unpopularity of President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled House of ...
He now plans to start "reaching out to people who aren't Republican activists" to prepare for the November election. The large number of undecided Republican voters might signal an opening for former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who shook up the GOP field hours before the caucuses convened by announcing ...
"It didn't make sense for us to be calling for that," said Angel Padilla, policy director for Indivisible, a national activist group. ... With that outcome, activists are now shifting their strategy away from Democratic leadership and more towards lobbying Democratic and Republican moderates alike, trying to get ...
Bryan Strawser, a Republican gun rights activist, condemned the sentiment in a twitter post Tuesday: "I'm so tired of this from activists and others in my party who don't understand how this hurts us across the state," he wrote. "This resolution is wrong, and I'll do everything I can to stop it." Other resolutions ...
"That affirmative and ongoing actions be taken to minimize and eliminate the influence of Islam within the Minnesota Republican Party or its subunits," and called for "legislation, policies, and educational programs be implemented to increase awareness of these facts so as to evermore minimize and ...
On Monday night, party leaders in Woodbury County expect strong turnout by Democrats and less so for Republicans, largely due to strong Democratic dissatisfaction with Republicans who control the Iowa governor's mansion and both state legislative chambers, as well as both houses of Congress and the ...
Gaetz said that he invited Chuck Johnson to the address when he "showed up at my office" on Tuesday, according to the Daily Beast report. The congressman, who has risen in prominence amid a Republican push to release a GOP House Intelligence Committee memo on alleged surveillance abuses, said ...
Houston Republicans cheer President Trump, while immigrant rights activists voice criticism .... Tuesday night's nationally televised speech drew overwhelmingly rave reviews from those attending a Republican headquarters watch party in The Heights, while just seven miles away at the headquarters of ...

A Republican activist who serves as a governor-appointed member of a state board was fined $250 on Thursday and reprimanded by a state ethics board for failing to disclose her consulting firm earned money from Saudi Arabia for lobbying the federal government. The Iowa Ethics and Campaign ...
Johnson, who lost in the 2014 general election to Dayton, continues to benefit from his name recognition, as well as relationships with Republican activists that go back years. "I'm not surprised we're in first because that's a lot of hard work that's paying off, and it feels like there's momentum in the race," ...
President Donald Trump on Friday addressed the Anti-Abortion March for Life via satellite from the White House. Trump touted a number of steps his administration has taken to restrict access and funding for certain types of abortions. Yet the official show of solidarity belied Trump's complicated relationship ...
The activist groups filed suit after the Republican-controlled legislature was forced by earlier litigation to redraw the congressional maps it originally had adopted in 2011 and that the federal courts then found to be racially discriminatory. The current suit claims that the Republicans' revised 2016 maps ...
But interviews with more than a dozen young Republican activists around the country reveal that one year into the Trump era, the party's longstanding .... about Republicans, and hearing words like this … it is attached to the brand," said Wilder, an activist with the Young Republican National Federation, ...
A Republican activist from Virginia has resigned from the GOP, citing President Donald Trump's "appalling comments" about Haiti and African countries as the ... News outlets report Kyle McDaniel sent a letter of resignation to state GOP officials Tuesday, saying the Republicans have embraced nativism.
Whitbeck said McDaniel is aware that "the Republican Party of Virginia, and I as chairman, have worked tirelessly to expand the Party into new communities," according to the Post. "We wish Mr. McDaniel the best in his future endeavors but he owes every member of his party an apology for repeating the ...
The state Republican Party declined to comment on whether it coordinated with the Examiner but sharing the site's stories greatly increased their visibility. ... Chin said that the man had been known as a Lewiston activist but that he did not participate in the campaign and had been asked not to attend any ...
The deal would have undoubtedly disappointed immigration activists on the left. Many regard public dollar directed to a physical barrier, in any form, as a moral obscenity. Making matters worse, Trump would surely go out and tout the deal as evidence of his bargaining super-skills and call it a campaign ...
"She was on the phone all the time" talking to GOP activists, Weinholzer said. Axdahl was Minnesota's Republican national committeewoman from 1989 to 2011, when she stepped down to care for her late husband, former Maplewood Mayor Les Axdahl. "She was a genuinely nice person who was beloved ...
GOP leaders and Trump could then explain away a bill that is not as conservative as some party activists and the party's most conservative members would like by saying that it had to be bipartisan (and have some Democratic ideas) in order to pass. So imagine that Republicans come up with a bipartisan ...
As a state coordinator with National Action Network, he and other civil rights activists expressed anger and outrage while standing together outside the Charleston County Courthouse in downtown Charleston. They talked about their frustration over the president's reportedly rude statement on people entering the country ...
(CNN) As Tim Pawlenty weighs whether to run for Senate in Minnesota, Republicans have been attempting to persuade the former governor to jump into the race -- with outreach by a roster party leaders, donors and Republican activists, according to multiple sources familiar with the discussions.
Not just a Republican, but a President Donald Trump supporter. A Bill Schuette endorser. And a tireless advocate for the cause. "Linda Lee is a hardworking, dedicated and passionate Republican activist," Schuette, the Michigan attorney general and a Republican candidate for governor, said in an email to ...
President Trump accused Democrats of "doing nothing" for Dreamers and predicted Hispanic voters and activists pushing for Congress to address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will start "falling in love" with him and Republican lawmakers. "Democrats are doing nothing for DACA - just ...
Anti-Muslim activists often depict Sharia, or Islamic law, as a brutal judicial system that Muslims want to institute in place of the U.S. Constitution. In reality, though, no national Muslim organization has ever called for Sharia to supercede American courts, nor have American Muslims demanded such a ...
Despite the setback, the Republican group has chosen to host the anti-Muslim figure at a new location. Gaubatz works closely alongside his boss John Guandolo, the founder and president of UTT. Both regularly travel the country briefing law enforcement and civilians alike about the so-called "threat" of ...
Last month's letter to Sessions, spearheaded by Representative Ken Buck, a Republican, and signed by at least two Democrats, said that when ...
Bob Goodlatte, the Republican chairman of the House Judiciary ... has drawn the ire Republican activists in his district, including those who run ...
12 election and the possibility that Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy ... is gospel among conservative activists and hardcore Republicans ...
"Republican activists" in Oakland County are urged by local party leaders "to take part in boycotting the Mainstream Media and Fake News ...
But, at a time of rising grassroots frustration with Republican leaders in ... and said GOP leaders are in the political crosshairs of party activists.
Vukmir, R-Brookfield, got into politics as an education activist in the ... So far, conservative activists have laid blame on the GOP Congress ...
"Republican activists" in Oakland County are urged by local party leaders "to take part in boycotting the Mainstream Media and Fake News ...
The latest platform, adopted by Texas GOP activists in 2016, spells out positions that nominees are expected to champion -- among them, ...
Iowa GOP leader eyes caucus change favoring Trump ... The overwhelming consensus I see among activists is they're not disgusted with ...
Joshua Recalde-Martinez, an 18-year-old College Republican and campus ... Shawn steel, a dedicated campus free speech activist and RNC ...
Here are five areas where Republican lawmakers, and the groups that .... president of Americans for Prosperity, a conservative activist group.
During Mr Straus's dozen years in office, Texas Republicans have ... sides; they will have to disappoint either Republican activists or business.
Topeka -- Gene Bicknell, a retired Pizza Hut magnate from Pittsburg and one-time Republican candidate for governor, is asking a district court ...
... because she is one of the rare black female Republican Anti-Abortion rights activists. (No, I will not use the GOP marketing phrase "pro-life.
The mayor of Athens was ousted from the local Democratic party after she endorsed the GOP candidate in the race. Republican activists in ...
Attorney and activist Fred Brewington holds up a mailer sent to boost ... Dozens of civic activists, religious leaders and elected Democratic officials ... in Mineola to criticize GOP County Executive candidate Jack Martins for a ...


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