Republicans

  • 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...
  • Majority of Republicans think FBI is framing Trump, poll shows

    A majority of Republicans believe President Trump is being framed by the FBI and the Department of Justice, according to a new poll. The Economist/YouGov poll shows 61 percent of Republicans believe the agencies are targeting Trump in the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
  • Republicans to pick candidates in 3 key states in battle to control Senate

    Washington (CNN)The Republicans’ bid to keep or expand their majority in the Senate starts Tuesday in West Virginia, Indiana and Ohio, with hotly contested primaries to take on three of the nation’s most endangered Democratic incumbents. The political world will be watching West Virginia to see if Don Blankenship...
  • 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...
  • Oklahoma Republicans refuse to bow to teachers’ demands

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A top Republican lawmaker said Tuesday that the Oklahoma Legislature has no plans to bow to striking teachers’ demand to eliminate a capital gains tax break as a way to end a walkout now in its second week. Rep. John Pfeiffer, a House majority floor leader,...
  • Republicans Warn Trump Against Firing Special Counsel

    • Lawmakers express support for special counsel after raid • Trump blasted Mueller after search of his lawyer’s office Top Senate Republicans warned President Donald Trump on Tuesday that it would be a big mistake or even political suicide to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller as the investigation into...
  • NRA disappointed in bill signed in Florida

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The Latest on a shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The National Rifle Association is expressing disappointment after Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a gun control bill that was written after a mass shooting at a high school killed 17 people....
  • Republican Party gives Steve Wynn’s cash to charity

    The New York State Republican Party announced Monday that it donated a $10,000 contribution from billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn to a charity that fights sexual violence — but not before accusing state Democrats of hypocrisy for issuing a statement demanding the money be returned. “Unlike Gov. Cuomo who...