Republican Party

Grand OId Party Pooper

An open letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on why backing Trump will gut the Republican Party for decades By Kurt Eichenwald Speaker Ryan: This presidential campaign has raised a few crucial questions, ones you are uniquely qualified to answer: What does the Republican Party stand for? And how much damage is it willing to inflict

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Trump Campaign Signals Possible Shift on Immigration Stance

By Alana Wise and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, Aug 21 – A senior aide to U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump signaled a possible shift in his hardline immigration policies on Sunday, saying his plans to deport 11 million people who are in the country illegally were under review. Trump has put his vow to toughen

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London’s Mayor an Exception to Proposed Ban on Muslims: Trump

WASHINGTON, May 10 – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has called for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States, suggested on Monday he would make an exception for London’s newly elected Muslim mayor, the New York Times reported. “There will always be exceptions,” the Times quoted the real estate billionaire and presumptive Republican

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Cruz Exits Republican Race, Leaves Himself A Path Forward

By Ginger Gibson and Alana Wise INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 4 – U.S. Republican Ted Cruz carefully left the door open to a future run for president on Tuesday after a campaign that outlasted a long list of rivals but could not overcome the anti-establishment appeal of Donald Trump. Cruz, who still holds his U.S. Senate seat from Texas for another

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Anti-Trump Protests Break Out for 2nd Day in California

By Sharon Bernstein BURLINGAME, Calif., April 30 – Protests erupted in California for the second day in a row on Friday against U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is moving closer to winning the Republican nomination after a string of victories this week. The billionaire businessman was forced to halt his motorcade and go through a back

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Trump, Clinton Register Big Wins in Northeast States

By Luciana Lopez and Amanda Becker NEW YORK/PHILADELPHIA, April 27 – Donald Trump swept primaries in five Northeastern states on Tuesday in a major show of strength that moved the New York billionaire closer to securing the Republican presidential nomination. Trump rolled up victories over rivals John Kasich and Ted Cruz in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware,

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Republicans Cruz, Kasich Reach ‘Stop-Trump’ Deal

By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, April 25 – Republican White House rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced a deal on Sunday to stay out of each other’s way in some upcoming state primaries in hopes of blocking front-runner Donald Trump from winning the party’s presidential nomination. Cruz‘s campaign said in a statement he would focus on the Indiana and

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Trump Takes New Steps To Reset His Campaign

By Steve Holland and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, April 14 – Republican front-runner Donald Trump took fresh steps to reset his campaign on Wednesday, hiring a top Republican operative and scheduling a meeting between aides and U.S. lawmakers as he girds for a new phase in his White House bid. Trump is under pressure to professionalize

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Clinton, Sanders Audition For Role As Anti-Trump Candidate

By Steve Holland MILWAUKEE, April 3- Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are tussling in Wisconsin over who would best represent the Democratic Party against Republican front-runner Donald Trump. The competition was in full force on Saturday night at the Wisconsin Democratic Party’s “Founders Day Gala,” a chance for both Cliinton and Sanders to

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