GOP

  • The Georgia GOP Governor’s Primary Focuses On Guns And Immigration

    WASHINGTON – The race for Georgia’s Republican gubernatorial nomination is all about the culture war. The three leading candidates have aired ads showing themselves wielding rifles and handguns. One declared he owned a “big truck” just in case he needed to round up criminal illegals and “take them home...
  • Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson gives $30 million to help House Republicans

    Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has given $30 million to the Congressional Leadership Fund to shore up Republicans as they work towards retaining control of the House of Representatives in the November elections, Politico reported on Thursday. Two senior Republicans confirmed the donation to the news outlet. The leadership fund...
  • $14 Million Cash Tsunami Brightens GOP Hopes for November

    The Republican Party’s much-predicted midterm “shellacking” in November may not be as one-sided as Democrats had hoped thanks to encouraging new GOP fundraising numbers. The RNC recently announced it raised $13.9 million in March, a record for that month in a non-presidential election year. It ended the month with...
  • Republican congressman threatens to hold Republican Attorney General in contempt

    Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), the Trump apologist who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, threatened on Fox News Sunday to “hold the attorney general of the United States in contempt” over a dispute regarding unredacted documents that Nunes wants from the Justice Department. In April, Nunes wrote to Deputy Attorney...
  • California GOP divided over governor in tough election year

    SAN DIEGO (AP) – California Republicans desperate to break a long losing streak are betting that anger over higher gas taxes and illegal immigration will give their candidates an edge in races for governor and other marquee offices this year. But they are also facing division from within. At...
  • For gun-control activists, NRA convention in Dallas is ground zero for protests

    DALLAS – The National Rifle Association’s annual conference in Dallas this weekend is its first since the high school killings in Parkland, Fla., and the savvy young activists who spawned a nationwide gun control movement are using the three-day event to underscore their campaign with rallies and protests. President...
  • GOP voters give Mitch McConnell low marks in new poll

    National Republican voters don’t seem to be too pleased with their Senate majority leader. A Quinnipiac survey of 1,193 voters conducted in late April found only 35 percent of Republicans approve of the way Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is handling his job. Forty-eight percent disapproved, putting his net approval just...
  • ‘I left details up to her’: Ben Carson blames his WIFE for picking out the $31,000 dining room set

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson spoke to a House Appropriations subcommittee about a controversial furniture order  Carson told lawmakers that he wasn’t that involved in picking out a $31,000 dining room set explaining, ‘I’m not really big into decorating’  The HUD secretary, a former GOP presidential candidate,...
  • Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles

    SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) – On the defensive after the Florida school shooting rampage that killed 17, GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, an ardent gun-rights advocate, said he would support raising the age to buy rifles and other restrictions. Rubio faced angry students, teachers and parents demanding stronger gun-control measures at a...