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Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you'

Republican Texas state Rep. Briscoe Cain drew fierce ire Thursday night for a gun-related tweet that many considered to be a death threat against Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke....

Texas Republican lawmaker to Beto O'Rourke: 'My AR is ready for you'

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Texas Lawmaker to Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR Is Ready for You’ A Republican lawmaker in Texas is in the spotlight after tweeting a threatening message to Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke follo...
15:18, 09/13/2019

Texas GOP lawmaker tells Beto O’Rourke: ‘My AR is ready for you’ By Dareh Gregorian A Texas state representative had a menacing response to Beto O’Rourke’s statement in Thursday’s debate that ̶...
16:48, 09/13/2019

My AR-15 is 'ready for you', Texas lawmaker tells Beto O'Rourke Twitter takes down Republican Briscoe Cain’s tweet within hours because it violates rules on ‘threats of violence’A Republican state lawmaker from Tex...
09:49, 09/13/2019

Texas Republican Threatens Beto O'Rourke's Life if He Tries to Take His AR-15 If Beto O’Rourke could be said to have had a decent showing in Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate, it’s almost certainly in large part to O’Ro...
14:48, 09/14/2019

Beto O’Rourke Calls Texas Lawmaker’s Warning a Death Threat “My AR is ready for you,” the lawmaker, Briscoe Cain, had tweeted in response to Mr. O’Rourke’s pledge to ban AR-15-style rifles and similar weapons....
22:48, 09/13/2019

Texas Rep. Briscoe Cain tweets at Beto O’Rourke, ‘My AR is ready for you’ A Republican lawmaker from Texas told Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke that his own “AR” is ready for him after OR...
08:33, 09/13/2019

Briscoe Cain tweet: Republican politician sparks fierce backlash after telling Beto O'Rourke 'my AR is ready for you' during Democrat debate A Texas state representative has faced fierce backlash after "threatening" a presidential candidate with an assault rifle during the Democrat debate....
19:18, 09/13/2019

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to Pres...
21:16, 08/22/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president h...
10:16, 05/19/2019

Rep. John Shimkus becomes latest Republican lawmaker to retire from Congress Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill. announced Friday he will not run for re-election to Congress in 2020, becoming the 14th Republican this cycle to retire, res...
04:16, 08/31/2019

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president's behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump'...
20:32, 05/19/2019

Beto O’Rourke on latest Texas mass shooting: ‘This is f–ked up’ Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke angrily lashed out after the latest mass shooting in Texas this weekend — calling it “f–ked...
20:32, 09/01/2019

Republican Lawmaker 'Trolled' by Anti-Abortion Colleague After Speaking About Being Raped A South Carolina lawmaker who gave a speech about being raped as a teenager while advocating for rape and incest exceptions to the state’s 6-week abor...
18:48, 05/12/2019

Beto O’Rourke and Julian Castro get into Texas tussle at Dem debate MIAMI, Fla. — Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who represented El Paso, and ex-HUD Director Julian Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio got into a Texas-si...
04:48, 06/27/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker and ally urged crowd to prepare for civil unrest Audio obtained by the Guardian shows Matt Shea said ‘communists are lying in wait’ and associate told audience to collect ‘an AR-15’ and ‘rounds of am...
21:32, 05/01/2019

Revealed: Republican lawmaker aided group training young men for 'biblical warfare' The group ‘Team Rugged’ offers ‘patriotic and biblical training’ that includes instruction on how to use knives and gunsThe Republican politician Matt...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Beto O'Rourke to visit Mexico and hold rally at Texas detention center Beto O'Rourke is set to visit Mexico on Sunday to meet with migrants in an effort to highlight the conditions facing those forced to wait outside the ...
18:48, 06/30/2019

Democrats voice frustration over blocked gun-control agenda after Texas shootings: 'This is f---ed up,' Beto tweets Democrats voiced frustration over their blocked gun-control agenda after Saturday's shootings in West Texas, with one Democratic presidential candidat...
12:16, 09/01/2019

Another Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek oth...
16:32, 09/05/2019

Fifth Texas Republican Congressman Will Not Seek Re-election Representative Bill Flores announced his current term would be his last, joining a long list of Republicans who have said they will retire or seek oth...
03:48, 09/05/2019

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's at...
18:48, 05/30/2019

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House ra...
21:16, 08/05/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents...
02:48, 05/10/2019

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at le...
22:32, 05/24/2019

Is Texas, long a Republican stronghold, really in play for the Democrats in 2020? The state has long eluded Democrats, but significant gains in the 2018 midterms and a series of GOP congressional retirements have raised hopes for ch...
15:32, 09/15/2019

Texas: Republican powerhouse could shift to Democrats as demographics change The GOP has dominated the state for 30 years, but a slew of retirements and a rise in Hispanic voters may mean Texas becomes a battleground againSri P...
01:17, 08/13/2019

U.S. lawmaker describes 'horrifying' conditions at Texas migrant facility Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in "horrifying" conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drink...
00:48, 07/02/2019

Kenny Marchant Will Be Fourth Texas Republican Congressman to Retire in 2020 The departure of Mr. Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race...
19:48, 08/05/2019

Texas Rep. Hurd, lone black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Hurd is the rare GOP lawmaker to criticize Trump at times, including over construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall. His retirement is the third by a ...
02:48, 08/02/2019

Texas lawmaker accuses doctor of backing vaccine 'mandates' to boost profits A Texas lawmaker and a pro-vaccine doctor got into a Twitter spat on Tuesday when the Republican representative accused the pediatrician of peddling “...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Texas Lawmaker Calls Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller an 'Anal Opening' Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is an asshole. He’s also part of a group of assholes known as Republicans. This asshole conglomerate supports President D...
06:16, 07/03/2019

Texas Speaker apologizes for alleged comments about Republican colleagues in secret recording: report The Texas House Speaker apologized Tuesday for “terrible things” he allegedly said about House colleagues on a secretly recorded conversation with a c...
10:48, 08/07/2019

Texas will no longer read death row inmates final statements following lawmaker's outrage The man executed for his part in the dragging death of James Byrd gave no statement from the death chamber, but did leave final words to be read. ...
01:32, 05/01/2019

Trump Loses His Lone Black Republican Face in the House as Texas Rep. Will Hurd Announces Retirement Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas), one of the few dissenting Republican voices against the president and the lone black Republican in the House of Representati...
02:16, 08/03/2019

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’ The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where...
03:32, 07/14/2019

Michael Flynn says he's not ready to be sentenced. U.S. says he's ready Lawyers for former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn accused the federal government of stalling their efforts to defend him, and said the f...
17:48, 08/30/2019

Michael Flynn says he is not ready to be sentenced, U.S. says he is ready Lawyers for former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn accused the federal government of stalling their efforts to defend him, and said the f...
01:48, 08/31/2019

Opinion: Clemson-Texas A&M, LSU-Texas games in Week 2 signal start of college football season Week 2 in college football brings two major matchups between Clemson and Texas A&M and then LSU and Texas, making it the real start of the season. &#...
00:48, 09/07/2019

It's a big weekend for the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry that doesn't exist Measuring-stick games against LSU and Clemson in the same weekend give the opportunity for off-the-field bragging rights, the only battle the bitter r...
23:48, 09/05/2019

Body of Texas Police Chief Chris Reed who fell overboard from fishing boat found near Texas City Dike The body of Kemah Police Chief Chris Reed, who had been missing since Friday, was found Sunday near the Texas City Dike, the U.S. Coast Guard said. &...
20:16, 06/09/2019

Beto O'Rourke Would Really Like You to Stop Asking When He's Going to Drop Out Beto O’Rourke is back “in it,” as they say, planning to return to the campaign trail on Thursday after a well-justified break from the presidential ra...
19:32, 08/14/2019

Beto O'Rourke's 'War Tax' Misses the Point Former Rep. and current Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke released a policy proposal today, which in and of itself is surprising. The p...
19:16, 06/24/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says He’s a Descendant of Slaveowners (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke says he was recently given documents showing that both he and his wife are ...
18:32, 07/15/2019

The astonishing disappearing act of Beto O’Rourke #Betomania became #Betofatigue in six short months – can the Texas Democrat rise again and show voters what type of president he’d be?When Beto O’Rour...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Beto O'Rourke Just Got Completely Demolished Two candidates in tonight’s debate are Texans who passed up a run at the Senate to run for president instead. One of them ate the other’s lunch on imm...
04:48, 06/27/2019

The Humiliating Downfall of Beto O'Rourke In an alternate universe, former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke narrowly defeated Ted Cruz in a shocking upset for the U.S. Senate last year. He is c...
16:16, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke on gun control: 'Hell yes, we’re going to take your AR-15' – video Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke does not shy away from saying he would require citizens to turn in their military-style weapons when asked about ...
09:49, 09/13/2019

The Hacking Supergroup That Counts Beto O’Rourke as One of Its Own Joseph Menn’s “Cult of the Dead Cow” is a narrative history of a group of hackers who went from apolitical hobbyists to security advisers for the worl...
12:32, 05/31/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s Bold Statement on Gun Control: ‘Hell Yes’ He Wants to Take Your AR-15 Beto O’Rourke took a strong stand against assault weapons during the third Democratic debate on Thursday night—following a series of mass ...
15:18, 09/13/2019

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest’...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Beto O’Rourke Tells Rachel Maddow: ‘I Recognize That I Can Do a Better Job’ The presidential candidate from Texas acknowledged that he must take steps to revive his once-promising 2020 bid after seeing his polling dip in recen...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Beto's college girlfriend opens up about watching him run for president The world got a deeper look at former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, on Wednesday when his ex-girlfriend Sasha Watson detailed their college relationshi...
22:32, 05/08/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says Running for Senate Would ‘Not Be Good Enough for This Country’ Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke returned to the campaign trail on Thursday morning with a major address from his hometown of El Paso for the fir...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Beto O’Rourke Urges Banks to Cut Services for Gun Sales The candidate said he wanted credit card companies and other financial institutions to stop providing services for sales of assault-style weapons, amo...
18:32, 09/12/2019

Julian Castro says his beef with Beto O’Rourke isn’t personal WASHINGTON – Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro walked back comments he made that suggested he believed fellow Texan B...
23:16, 06/30/2019

New doc shows Beto admitting he's a 'giant a**hole' to his staff HBO will feature a documentary Tuesday night that features former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, expressing gratitude to his 2018 senatorial campaign st...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Beto O'Rourke says there's 'room for competing views' among Democrats Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke believes there's room for competing views in the Democratic Party after moderates and progressives cla...
19:16, 07/31/2019

'Running With Beto' provides inside look at life on the campaign trail Temporarily setting politics aside, "Running With Beto" is an intriguing fly-on-the-wall look at Beto O'Rourke's losing 2018 Texas Senate bid, and the...
21:48, 05/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke's ancestors were slaveholders, records reveal Exclusive: O’Rourke addresses family history for the first time and admits that he and his children are ‘beneficiaries’ of slaveholdingDemocratic pres...
04:00, 07/15/2019

What makes Beto run? This morning it's Pride and fighting prejudice The Guardian joined the Democratic 2020 contender Beto O’Rourke in New York for a 2km run to celebrate LGBTQ rightsBeto O’Rourke likes running. The pr...
21:16, 06/12/2019

Greg Gutfeld: Beto O'Rourke comes off as 'thirsty' and 'desperate' Has Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke shown America too much? That's what "The Five" hosts said Thursday, reacting to O'Rourke's latest vi...
05:16, 05/17/2019

Beto O’Rourke busts out Spanish during first debate response Beto O’Rourke kicked off the Democratic presidential debate Wednesday night by busting out his fluent Spanish while responding to his first ques...
04:48, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke: We Must Impeach Trump Because of a Painting I Saw One Time Beto O’Rourke has not had a great night. The former Representative from Texas has a lot of things going for him: height, looks, and a generally pleasi...
07:16, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke Confirms 'Hell Yes' He'd Take Your Assault Rifles While speaking about gun violence—an issue he’s made the centerpiece of his campaign since the mass shootings in El Paso—during Thursday’s Democratic ...
11:16, 09/13/2019

Beto O’Rourke admits he could ‘do a better job’ reaching national audience Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke admitted Monday night that his struggling campaign — which has been getting support only in the ...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign raised only $3.6 million in the second quarter Beto O'Rourke's campaign for the 2020 election raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter of this year, putting him in the lower tier of...
06:48, 07/16/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says Donald Trump Owes The Exonerated Five an Apology The Exonerated Five are in the spotlight following the release of Ava DuVernay’s Netflix series, When They See Us. Donald Trump, who took out full-pa...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central A...
23:16, 06/30/2019

Beto O’Rourke releases plan to increase voter participation The former congressman and Democratic presidential candidate also hopes it will protect U.S. elections from interference and rebuild confidence in gov...
15:32, 06/05/2019

Beto O'Rourke calls for impeachment proceedings to begin against Trump Former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke on Tuesday said impeachment proceedings should begin against President Trump because of the administration's refusal to...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Beto O’Rourke Finds His Voice Helping El Paso Grieve Beto O’Rourke sits in an armchair in his El Paso living room, tapping his foot and trying not to talk about himself any more than he needs to. I...
20:33, 08/12/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Cory Booker's federal gun-license plan may go ‘too far’ They’re both highlighting their ideas to curb gun violence as they run for the Democratic presidential nomination. But Beto O’Rourke says that Sen. Co...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Beto O’Rourke Releases $5 Trillion Climate Change Proposal Mr. O’Rourke’s choice to make climate change the first policy focus of his presidential campaign shows just how much the issue has risen among Democra...
07:00, 04/30/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Beto O’Rourke vows, ‘Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15’ He didn’t used an “F-bomb” — but Beto O’Rourke was emphatic about taking away people’s assault rifles during Thurs...
08:33, 09/13/2019

Beto: We only have ’10 years’ left on Earth if we don’t address climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke sounded the alarms on Monday, saying that people have only “ten years” left on Earth if no action is t...
06:48, 04/30/2019

Beto O’Rourke switches his style and tone as the spotlight dims The former congressman turned Democratic presidential candidate finds America a bigger challenge than Texas, where he narrowly lost a U.S. Senate race...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s Campaign Ejected a Breitbart Reporter From an Event (NEW YORK) — Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign said Wednesday that it ejected a Breitbart News reporter from an event at a South...
05:48, 08/29/2019

Beto O'Rourke's labor plan promises $15 an hour, right to unionize Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled his plans for a 21st century labor contract that calls for more rights and higher pay for wor...
02:16, 08/23/2019

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that h...
22:16, 06/14/2019

Beto Tries to Save His Campaign By Revealing... His Family Owned Slaves??? Beto O’Rourke has the saddest story of the 2020 campaign thus far. After nearly beating Ted Cruz for his Senate seat in the midterms, the buzz around ...
06:32, 07/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke campaign blasts Breitbart after ejecting reporter Beto O’Rourke staffers kicked out a Breitbart News reporter from a campaign event in South Carolina this week — and on Wednesday defended their decisi...
07:48, 08/29/2019

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Pas...
01:32, 08/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke says 'we can't rely on corporations' on gun violence after Walmart move Presidential contender Beto O'Rourke praised Walmart's decision to step back from ammunition sales on Tuesday but said the move is not enoug...
22:32, 09/03/2019

Beto O'Rourke's campaign for climate socialism is deeply unserious Reading former Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke's newly released climate plan on Monday, I was struck by that famous Sherlock Holmes line: "When yo...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Beto O’Rourke visits Gullah Geechee Nation in SC Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke met held a roundtable discussion in Beaufort, South Carolina with members of the Gullah Geechee ...
04:48, 06/15/2019

Running with Beto review – punchy political documentary glosses over grit Beto O’Rourke’s senatorial run is put under the spotlight in an engaging if superficial look at the unlikely rise of a Democratic hero in a red state“...
12:32, 05/28/2019

Beto O'Rourke announces $5 trillion plan to fight climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a four-point plan to fight climate change that includes $5 trillion for infrastructure, techn...
21:32, 04/29/2019

I Refuse To Read This Incredibly Long Profile of Beto O'Rourke Driving a Van It’s a long weekend in America, three full days of rest and relaxation for many, and what better way to spend the holiday than by reading an incredibl...
00:32, 05/28/2019

Lisa Boothe: Beto O'Rourke 'facing big obstacles' in 2020 Dem primary Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio face "big obstacles" as they seek to clinch the 2020 Democratic presidential nom...
06:16, 06/11/2019

Beto O'Rourke sounds off on Trump's impeachment: We must 'act now or lose our democracy forever' Former Texas congressman and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke urged Congress to proceed with President Trump's impeachment on Wedn...
08:16, 05/30/2019

Beto O'Rourke travels across Mexico border, meets with asylum seekers Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke made his first foreign trip as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination Sunday, traveling ov...
02:16, 07/01/2019

Beto pushes for peace with Iran, accuses Trump admin of 'gunning for war' Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, accused President Trump's administration of pursuing war with Iran as tensions mounted in the Middle East and Secr...
16:16, 06/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke Proposes Immigration Overhaul That Would Undo Trump Policies Mr. O’Rourke’s broad plan also seeks a path to citizenship for undocumented people and strengthened ties between the United States and Latin America....
00:48, 05/30/2019

McCain clashes with Beto over 'extreme' comparison between Nuremberg and Trump rally "View" host Meghan McCain called out former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, on Tuesday, arguing that he sounded "extreme" when he alluded to Nazis while ...
00:48, 07/24/2019

Marianne Williamson, Beto O'Rourke embrace reparations at Dem debate, to applause Marianne Williamson and Beto O'Rourke wholeheartedly embraced reparations for black Americans during Tuesday night's Democratic primary debate -- a na...
08:16, 07/31/2019

Stephen Colbert urges Beto O'Rourke to dump presidential run, go for Senate instead On Wednesday, 2002 Democratic presidential nominee hopeful Beto O’Rourke stopped by "The Late Show" to chat with host Stephen Colbert about his campai...
22:16, 06/13/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke hires Obama adviser for 2020 U.S. presidential bid Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has hired Jeff Berman, one of the architects of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential victory, as a senior ...
19:16, 05/09/2019

Beto O'Rourke pledges to decriminalize truancy, address fines on parents Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, announced on Friday that if he won the presidency in 2020, he would work to decriminalize and remove punishments o...
21:00, 05/18/2019

Beto argues Trump's foreign intel comment is grounds for impeachment Beto O’Rourke became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to support the idea of impeaching President Trump – arguing that the president’s com...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke seeks to simplify voting registration, get big money out of politics Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday released a campaign proposal aiming to make voting easier, reduce the influence of money ...
14:48, 06/05/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s New Approach to 2020: ‘Taking the Fight to Donald Trump’ After the shooting in El Paso, Mr. O’Rourke decided to abandon his focus on early primary states and more directly confront the president over immigra...
20:32, 08/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke likens Trump’s comments to Nazi Germany – video Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has likened the US to Nazi Germany, saying President Donald Trump has been stoking racial tensions. Th...
01:16, 08/06/2019

Beto O’Rourke mocked for posting Facebook Live haircut video First it was the dentist, now it’s the barber. Democratic Presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke was once again mocked online for posting a 20 minute Face...
06:32, 05/16/2019

Trump Bashes Beto's 'Phony' Hispanic Nickname Before Visit to El Paso Before heading off to El Paso, Texas, where a white boy trumped up by divisive language from the highest office in the land took the lives of 22 peopl...
18:48, 08/07/2019

Beto O’Rourke Says Vanity Fair Cover Reinforced ‘Perception of Privilege’ Appearing on “The View,” Mr. O’Rourke said he had failed to acknowledge the advantages of running for president as a white man earlier in his campaign...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Dear Beto O'Rourke and co: we need a climate plan that's truly ambitious | Varshini Prakash It is our duty as a generation to push against the limits of the possible and protect as many lives as we can from disasters that can be preventedWhen...
19:16, 05/02/2019

Beto O’Rourke’s new position on assault weapons is reversal from stance in 2018 Beto O’Rourke’s vow during the third round of Democratic presidential debates “to take your AR-15, your AK-47” if elected president appears to be a di...
18:16, 09/13/2019

Beto O'Rourke releases veterans plan with healthcare trust fund, 'war tax' Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday released a plan to improve the lives of veterans, returning to an area of priority during hi...
18:32, 06/24/2019

Beto O'Rourke was a teenage member of hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow Democratic presidential candidate’s membership of group that invented the term ‘hacktivism’ may explain much about his approach to politics Beto O’Rou...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Not 'born to be in it': Beto O’Rourke strikes more humble tone as buzz fades In about-face, candidate says Vanity Fair cover came across as an expression of white privilege as he attempts to reboot campaignIf Beto O’Rourke were...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Democrat Beto O'Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke suggests Stacey Abrams may have lost in a rigged election Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, praised the way former Georgia state Rep. Stacey Abrams, D, handled her gubernatorial loss in 2018, suggesting tha...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Democrats try to tempt Trump on guns as Beto beats drum for AR-15 buyback Pelosi and Schumer speak to president on gun controlButtigieg and Paul offer criticism of O’Rourke’s rhetoricNancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Sunday ...
23:16, 09/15/2019

Guy Benson on Beto's debate 'mediocrity': 'Amazing what happens when entire media isn't propping you up' Fox News Radio host Guy Benson panned former Rep. Beto O'Rourke's performance at the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle. ...
23:48, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who nearly won a U.S. Senate seat last year in the reliably conservative state, is struggling in his White...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Beto O'Rourke says he opposes death penalty for El Paso mass shooter On his way to the site of the Oklahoma City bombing on Monday, Beto O'Rourke affirmed that he categorically opposes the death penalty -- even in the c...
00:32, 08/20/2019

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profiler...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Beto and Bernie blast Trump for deal with Mexico and threatening tariffs 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke mocked President Trump’s claims of victory in the recent deal reached with Mexico to avert his th...
20:16, 06/09/2019

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” a...
21:32, 06/08/2019

Beto O'Rourke begins filling in the blanks on the economy, taxes and entitlements Democratic 2020 candidate Beto O'Rourke sat down with CNBC's John Harwood to discuss his views on the economy, Trump's trade war and ot...
14:00, 07/05/2019

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto ...
07:16, 08/18/2019

Trump sets record $7M one-day fundraising goal to top Biden, Beto, Bernie The Trump-Pence campaign has set a $7 million fundraising goal for Tuesday, the day President Trump is traveling to Orlando, Fla., to officially annou...
17:16, 06/18/2019

Beto O'Rourke pushes student loan forgiveness for public school teachers Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke announced a plan to forgive 100% of student loan debt for all public school teachers, as part of a far-reach...
17:00, 07/08/2019

Beto O'Rourke backs slavery reparations in South Carolina campaign stop Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations ...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Trump trashes Beto O'Rourke, tells him to 'be quiet' ahead of El Paso visit President Trump had a fiery tweet aimed at 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke ahead of his visit to the Democrat's hometown of El Paso, Texas f...
13:16, 08/07/2019

Beto O’Rourke Invites 3 Black Men Who Kneeled During National Anthem as His Debate Guests When Democrat Beto O’Rourke takes the stage in the second round of presidential primary debates on Tuesday, three young black men from Michigan ...
18:48, 07/30/2019

Beto O’Rourke rips Trump on border crisis during Ellis Island tour Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke made a pilgrimage to Ellis Island Monday and used the opportunity to criticize President Trump over th...
23:00, 07/22/2019

MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace asks Beto O'Rourke to 'play media critic': 'What can we do better?' MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace asked former U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, a Democrat seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, to "play media critic," ...
10:00, 05/25/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matter...
23:48, 04/29/2019

Beto O'Rourke Says All Americans Must Understand History of Slavery Before Cash Reparations Can Be Pursued Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke told The Root in an on-camera interview that all Americans need to understand the story of slavery before the gov...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Beto O’Rourke says running for Senate isn’t ‘good enough.’ That’s a terrible message — and strategy — for Democrats. O'Rourke says running for Senate "would not be good enough" for El Paso. This is exactly the kind of attitude that has Democrats in the spot they are....
18:32, 08/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke gun plan calls for mandatory buybacks, universal sale checks Democrat Beto O'Rourke, having resumed his campaign, detailed a plan Friday to curb gun violence by imposing a national gun licensing system and regis...
15:00, 08/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke huddles with donors to discuss debate and ways to improve in the next round One donor said that O'Rourke "will be aware of what he needs to do to prepare for the next debate, and fortunately the needed improvements are pu...
01:32, 06/28/2019

Trump warns 'Dummy Beto' making gun deal 'much harder' with confiscation rhetoric President Trump warned Wednesday that a possible deal with Democrats for new gun safety legislation has been complicated by presidential candidate Bet...
16:32, 09/18/2019

Trump tells ‘phony’ Beto O’Rourke to ‘be quiet’ in wake of El Paso massacre President Trump said late Tuesday night that “phony” Beto O’Rourke should be quiet and respect the victims of the El Paso Walmart tr...
13:48, 08/07/2019

Karl Rove: Beto O'Rourke's reparations push could exacerbate 'racial divide' Republican strategist Karl Rove ripped Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's for his position on reparations and his relation that he and ...
08:00, 07/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke Uses Some Swears to Make an Excellent Point About Mass Shootings and Trump The debate underperformer and El Paso resident Beto O’Rourke returned to his off-the-cuff roots to make his first good point since O’Rourke announced ...
08:48, 08/05/2019

'Fox & Friends' takes on Castro challenging Beto at Dem debate: 'Straight-up advocating for no borders' The 10 candidates who competed in the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle pushed a far-left immigration agenda, including ...
14:16, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke's plan for LGBTQ equality aims to overturn Trump policies Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a proposal Wednesday morning to achieve equality for LGBTQ Americans and reinstate protection...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Beto: Closing of abortion, family planning clinics a 'life-and-death matter' Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said Sunday that the closing of roughly 25% of the state’s family planning clinics, which often offer abortions, is a ...
18:48, 06/09/2019

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he cal...
15:00, 06/12/2019

2020 rival lashes Beto O’Rourke for wanting liberal overhaul of Obamacare Montana Gov. Steve Bullock lashed out at 2020 Democratic opponent Beto O'Rourke over his healthcare plan, saying Democrats should build on Obamacare r...
05:48, 07/31/2019

How Students Convinced Beto O'Rourke to Stop Taking Fossil Fuel Money The transformation of Beto O’Rourke into a legit climate change candidate took another turn on Wednesday night when he announced he was pledging to tu...
00:48, 05/03/2019

Did Cory Booker Flash Beto O’Rourke Side-Eye After He Started Speaking Spanish at the Debate? An early breakout moment from Wednesday’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate didn’t come from a candidate’s answer, but from a faci...
07:16, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a smal...
06:48, 06/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke to headline CNN town hall amid new push to reach national audience Beto O'Rourke has held 154 town halls in venues like coffee shops, diners and houses since launching his presidential bid in March. On Tuesday, he'll ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Beto O'Rourke hits Pete Buttigieg with expletive-fueled swipe over gun-control comments Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke defended his position on Sunday to ban assault-style weapons and impose mandatory buybacks of AR-...
05:48, 09/16/2019

Daily on Energy: Beto’s climate plan reveals confusion over ‘Green New Deal’ timeline SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexamin...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Beto O'Rourke releases $5T plan to fight climate change, the 'greatest threat we face' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan Monday to combat climate change, vowing to mobilize $5 trillion in spending over ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Beto O'Rourke unveils small business plan to address racial wealth disparities Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, unveiled another plan geared toward ending racial inequality on Saturday, pledging that as president he would vast...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Compelling Message: Bernie Sanders Has Asked Voters To Consider That, Adjusted For Age, He Is More Sexually Attractive Than Beto O’Rourke Beto O’Rourke has made a big splash in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination, garnering droves of supporters with what many consider an undeniab...
06:32, 05/07/2019

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’R...
23:16, 08/18/2019

Beto Goes Blue, Warren Wilts and Harris Goes O.G. AG: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 6 Mass shootings hit in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas; the stock market crashes; and Toni Morrison passes away. Why is it that every week of the Dona...
21:16, 08/09/2019

Watters on Beto's climate plan: He's a 'scam artist' who feels guilty about America's economic success "The Five" host Jesse Watters had some tough words for 2020 hopeful Beto O'Rourke after the former Texas representative proposed a $5 trillion climate...
01:00, 05/01/2019

MSNBC's Brian Williams pushes back after Nicolle Wallace says Beto O'Rourke is victim of negative coverage MSNBC's Brian Williams took exception to co-anchor Nicolle Wallace when she suggested that 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke was receiving unj...
10:00, 06/28/2019

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate cha...
21:48, 06/21/2019

Late-night comedians mock Beto O’Rourke for Spanish debate answer: Like ‘embarrassing dad at a Mexican restaurant’ Late-night hosts poked fun at 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke for his use of Spanish during Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, even compar...
20:16, 06/27/2019

‘El Paso Is the Strongest Place in the World.’ Beto O’Rourke Halts Campaign to Rush Home After Walmart Shooting 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has halted his campaign to return to his hometown of El Paso, Texas after a mass shooting a...
03:16, 08/04/2019

Beto O'Rourke said voters must 'reclaim' America from Trump in a fiery speech at Florida facility where migrant children are being detained Rhona Wise/Getty Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas on Thursday excoriated President Donald Trump during a visit to a detention facility for migrant ...
02:48, 06/28/2019

Bernie Blows It, Beto Shows It, and Biden Finally Grows a Bit: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 4 This week’s power rankings had a one-week gap because we had a lot of events we wanted to cover to make sure candidates were staying on their toes. We...
19:16, 07/26/2019

A Perfect Republican Self-Own The U.S. Women’s National Team is just two wins away from a second consecutive World Cup and are playing in a semifinal this afternoon against England...
22:00, 07/02/2019

The Republican Party Isn't Built for You Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s Wednesday night praise of Elizabeth Warren’s brand of economics has sparked a debate about what the Republican Party w...
04:32, 06/08/2019

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjo...
09:00, 07/12/2019

Who Are Trump’s Republican Challengers? Joe Walsh, a former congressman, and Bill Weld, a former governor, are longshot Republican candidates running against President Trump. We look at thei...
22:16, 09/06/2019

'I don't believe there will be a deal' between US and China, says Republican senator A U.S.-China trade deal is highly unlikely and there is "no way" Huawei will be allowed to sell into the U.S. market, a Republican Senator told CNBC T...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional ...
07:16, 06/21/2019

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against ...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless...
19:16, 06/18/2019

All of Joe Biden's Republican Friends Are Dead Joe Biden’s campaign message thus far has essentially been an extended #TBT: An Instagram-filtered remembrance of Better Times, when things actually s...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge ...
02:16, 08/26/2019

Democrats began sorting the wheat from the chaff. Beto was chaff | Moira Donegan The first debate was won on substance, not theatrics - with surprisingly few references to Trump or BidenThere were passionate diatribes against econo...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke attempts to reboot campaign on 'The View,' bemoans his 'privilege' and 'elitist' campaign launch Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, tried rebooting his 2020 campaign on "The View" Tuesday, admitting that he made some missteps in his initial launc...
20:32, 05/14/2019

Beto O'Rourke on Dem debate attacks: 'I'm not running against anybody,' I'm running for the country Beto O’Rourke, who's running against over 20 other Democrats for the party's nomination, says he’s “not running against anybody” in the 2020 president...
17:00, 06/27/2019

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with ...
05:16, 08/23/2019

The media needs to stop getting the Republican tax cuts wrong With the 2020 election campaign heating up, the Republican tax cuts enacted in 2017 will be a major topic of debate. Most Republicans defend the tax c...
01:32, 06/28/2019

Rep. Justin Amash quits the Republican Party Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress who has called for the impeachment of President Trump, announced Thursday that he is leavi...
19:16, 07/04/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becom...
21:32, 05/28/2019

Republican Senator Ernst 'unlikely' to back Moore for Fed U.S. Republican Senator Joni Ernst on Tuesday said she was "very unlikely" to back fellow Republican President Donald Trump's pick for a seat on the U...
21:32, 04/30/2019

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingl...
22:32, 06/27/2019

This Is How Trump Responds When a Republican Jumps Ship Yesterday, Rep. Justin Amash made headlines when he became the first Republican lawmaker to turn on President Donald Trump by acknowledging that the p...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility o...
03:32, 06/01/2019

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
23:48, 08/02/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’...
02:16, 08/03/2019

Ex-Republican Fed Up With Trump Got Him To Stand Before Fake Seal The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election - it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a pr...
06:48, 07/26/2019

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional se...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren Just Joined a Longtime Republican Cause Republicans have long sought to scrap the U.S. Department of Commerce. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, longtime Rep. Ron Paul and f...
00:48, 06/05/2019

Republican Senator Isakson resigning at end of 2019 Republican Senator Johnny Isakson said Wednesday he will leave the Senate at the end of 2019, citing his struggles with Parkinson's disease and other ...
17:16, 08/28/2019

Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors This campaign season has already been so long that it’s sort of hard to believe we still haven’t even hit the first round of Democratic presidential d...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Georgia’s Republican Gov. Kemp set to sign abortion ban ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is set to sign legislation banning abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many w...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Political Scientist Talks About Republican Primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Next Tuesday, Republicans will decide between Gov. Matt Bevin, Robert Goforth, Ike Lawrence and William Woods in the p...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has ar...
22:32, 06/03/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmake...
23:32, 05/22/2019

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge-fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he s...
19:16, 07/31/2019

Roy Moore, Polarizing Republican, Will Again Run for Senate in Alabama The former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court wants a rematch with Doug Jones, who defeated him in a special election in 2017. Many Republican...
23:32, 06/20/2019

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I ...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Republican Gerrymander Whiz Had Wider Influence Than Was Known Tens of thousands of maps and documents kept on computer files by the Republican redistricting expert Thomas B. Hofeller show his work on a broad rang...
12:32, 09/10/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Ad...
08:16, 06/11/2019

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of havin...
14:48, 06/19/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the ag...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Lawmaker blasted for saying US might look like South America PHOENIX (AP) — A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates...
23:48, 07/28/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authoriti...
23:32, 05/10/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represe...
11:00, 05/26/2019

Democrats eye Mueller testimony on May 15, lawmaker says The House Judiciary Committee is looking to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify on May 15, a Democratic lawmaker said Sunday. Rep. David Cicil...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors’ request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting dis...
15:48, 06/27/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hur...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in O...
20:16, 08/06/2019

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to ...
06:16, 08/02/2019

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thur...
05:32, 07/12/2019

Republican Congressman Says Trump Engaged in ‘Impeachable Conduct’ At long last, a Republican member of Congress has spoken out against Donald Trump and acknowledged that the president’s conduct is worthy of impeachme...
00:32, 05/19/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American cou...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Roy Moore: hard-right Republican set to run again for Senate in 2020 – live Moore, whose 2017 bid was marred by sexual misconduct scandal, to announce fresh run, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up for...
21:00, 06/20/2019

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues...
02:32, 07/17/2019

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law McCarthy told reporters that the Alabama law “goes further than I believe,” noting that he has voted for exceptions in cases of rape and incest, and w...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Trump 'crazy like a fox' in suggesting Greenland purchase, says Republican Arkansas senator Tom Cotton makes remark in New York TimesSomething rotten? How Trump got in a state over DenmarkDonald Trump was “crazy like a fox” w...
00:16, 08/27/2019

Fired by Google, a Republican Engineer Hits Back Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken c...
12:48, 08/01/2019

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing o...
18:48, 08/06/2019

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend ...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat t...
01:32, 06/05/2019

Republican Joe Walsh touts himself as Trump alternative for 2020 Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh says he plans to use his two years of experience in Congress to show Republican voters that there's an alternative to Presi...
14:48, 08/28/2019

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing wa...
03:16, 06/20/2019

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and c...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Is there anything Trump could do to lose the support of Republican senators? SNL has the answer. “Saturday Night Live” took aim at a peculiar political phenomenon: the willingness of some Republican senators to support President Trump at all costs...
16:01, 05/12/2019

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadl...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Republican Senator predicts U.S. will not impose tariffs on Mexico Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, predicted on Wednesday that the United States and Mexico would strike a ...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-...
02:00, 05/31/2019

Representative Jim Sensenbrenner of Wisconsin, Republican Mainstay, Is Set to Retire The announcement adds to what appears to be a growing exodus of House Republicans that promises to change the character of the chamber, regardless of ...
03:48, 09/05/2019

Republican Maryland governor Larry Hogan will not run against Trump Leading hope of party never-Trumpers extinguishedGovernor does not rule out post-Trump run in 2024The hopes and dreams of Republicans opposed to Donal...
22:48, 06/01/2019

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his b...
22:32, 08/23/2019

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Joe Walsh Confirms He Will Challenge Trump for Republican Nomination Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsessed...
21:16, 08/25/2019

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump fo...
16:16, 08/25/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestAlabama’s Republican-controlled stat...
06:48, 05/15/2019

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former Tea Party congressman is vocal conservative criticOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congress...
20:16, 08/25/2019

Rep. Doug Collins leads Republican charge against Mueller Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee who has been one of President Donald Trump's staunchest Hill allies amid Democr...
05:00, 07/25/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired ...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump Jr.’s No-Shows Led to Subpoena, Republican Senator Says Allies of Mr. Trump have mounted a campaign to quash a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, putting intense pressure on its chairman, Rich...
03:16, 05/14/2019

Sherrod Brown rips Republican inaction on guns Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown attacked his Republican colleagues for failing to defy the gun lobby and pass any kind of gun control legislation.He also call...
17:16, 08/04/2019

‘SOTC’: A Look At Republican Primary Candidate Robert Goforth (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Robert...
14:48, 05/19/2019

Michigan Congressman first Republican to call for Trump’s impeachment A Republican Congressman on Saturday became the first in his party to publicly call for the impeachment of President Trump. Justin Amash, of Michigan,...
16:32, 05/19/2019

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republ...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Twitter’s refusal to dox a cow stymies Republican’s $250M lawsuit US Rep. Devin Nunes can’t seem to catch a break. First, despite his memo blaming Obama and the FBI for all the evils in the world, his fellow former m...
03:32, 09/14/2019

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken c...
18:16, 08/01/2019

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideologica...
21:48, 08/01/2019

Trump to meet with Republican senators on U.S. shipping rules President Donald Trump is set to meet with Republican senators on Wednesday over a proposal to waive rules that only U.S.-flagged ships can move natur...
23:48, 04/30/2019

In Republican-Leaning Districts, Lawmakers Shy Away From Broaching Impeachment A key group of lawmakers in Republican-leaning districts are staying cautious, and many of their constituents — even impeachment supporters — appear t...
17:32, 09/01/2019

Dissident republican threat ‘could slow police responses’ Warning follows attempt on Friday to murder police officers responding to a call in ArmaghThe threat of being ambushed by dissident republicans in Nor...
03:48, 07/29/2019

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Don...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Republican Mark Sanford jumps into presidential race Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor and congressman, joined the Republican race against President Donald Trump on Sunday. Sanford critici...
15:32, 09/09/2019

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public w...
07:00, 05/24/2019

The Republican who dared to take on Trump – and how the party machine hit back Justin Amash has been the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment – but such dissent is not to be toleratedThe hundreds of Republicans wh...
01:16, 06/15/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Cong...
09:16, 06/18/2019

Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi says he won’t seek reelection Republican Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming announced he will resign at the end of his term. Saturday’s statement from the 22-year senator puts his sea...
01:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. Republican senators push $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks t...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Republican Bishop pulls out narrow win in N.C. House race All attention was focused on the 9th Congressional District contest, which proved surprisingly competitive. A Republican easily won in the state’s coa...
08:33, 09/11/2019

El Paso mayor says Trump called him ‘RINO’ aka ‘Republican in Name Only’ The mayor of El Paso claims that President Trump referred to him as a “RINO” — aka “Republican in Name Only” — dur...
05:32, 08/16/2019

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and a $19 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Another conservative Republican has once aga...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Ex-Congressman To Challenge Trump In Republican Race For President Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican Party primary, he announced on Sunday in an int...
05:48, 09/09/2019

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 p...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Another Arizona Republican Is Worried About Immigrants 'Flooding' America On July 15, Arizona state senator Sylvia Allen was supposed to be commemorating the Mormon political pioneers of Arizona. Instead, Allen gave a 25-min...
10:16, 07/29/2019

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican ...
17:16, 05/29/2019

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a...
19:48, 06/15/2019

Mark Sanford Will Challenge Trump in Republican Primary Mr. Sanford, the former governor and representative from South Carolina who has become a vocal critic of the president, said he would focus his campai...
18:48, 09/08/2019

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a...
00:48, 07/17/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to ...
21:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. Representative Amash quits Republican Party on July 4 U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, quit the Republican Party on Thursday, saying politicians have become m...
16:48, 07/04/2019

The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwiseSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newslet...
19:32, 08/17/2019

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawm...
15:48, 06/14/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused o...
05:16, 05/11/2019

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate As history has shown with the Watergate and Iran-contra scandals, such investigations can gain legitimacy only when members of the president’s own par...
16:32, 05/11/2019

West Virginia Republican calls for governor to resign CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A top West Virginia Republican is calling for Gov. Jim Justice to resign. Sen. Craig Blair said Monday that the Republican go...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a ...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Top Senate Republican says waiting for White House gun proposal The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate repeated on Tuesday that he would not commit to bringing gun control legislation up for consideration until t...
00:17, 09/11/2019

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republi...
18:16, 05/30/2019

Republican Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks to retire after term Republican Indiana congresswoman Susan Brooks, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee recruitment efforts, said Friday she's leavi...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Democrats demand action on Republican who threatened police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic senators at the Oregon statehouse are delaying the start of the last day of legislative session once again throwing the ...
23:48, 06/30/2019

Senate Republican McConnell says debate not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican...
22:16, 07/04/2019

Trump labels Republican presidential challengers 'the Three Stooges' President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever ...
00:49, 09/10/2019

Congressman becomes first Republican to accuse Trump of ‘impeachable conduct’ Michigan Rep. Justin Amash said he reached four conclusions after carefully reading the redacted version of Mueller’s report, including that “Presiden...
02:16, 05/19/2019

Trump claims he saved the Republican Party in new book ​President Trump said he rescued the Republican Party with his stunning 2016 win over Hillary Clinton, according to ​a new book​​​. ​”​The Repub...
22:16, 07/03/2019

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican ...
14:16, 07/17/2019

Longtime Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran dead at 81 Former Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who served in Congress for more than 45 years and chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died T...
18:48, 05/30/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and ...
01:32, 05/29/2019

Now, BJP Lawmaker's Son Threatens Cop With Transfer In Uttar Pradesh The son of a BJP legislator allegedly faced off against the officer in-charge of the Soron Gate police station in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj today, even ...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State ...
08:32, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Russian lawmaker says Iran is responding to US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s decision to step away from embattled nuclear deal (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A Russian member of parl...
11:16, 05/08/2019

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean a...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Gets Life For RTI Activist's Murder In Gujarat A special CBI court today sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others to life imprisonment for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in...
18:16, 07/11/2019

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Sing...
20:00, 07/12/2019

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Van...
14:00, 06/05/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a To...
23:32, 07/22/2019

Vitthal Radadiya, Former Gujarat Lawmaker, Dies At 61 Vitthal Radadiya, one of Saurashtra's most prominent politicians and former Member of Parliament from Porbandar in Gujarat, died at his residence in A...
16:48, 07/29/2019

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate chan...
08:48, 07/14/2019

Witness says Georgia lawmaker was the one who told man, 'Go back' The Georgia Democratic lawmaker who went viral with her claim that she was told to "go back where you came from" at a grocery store was actually the p...
11:00, 07/24/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul R...
14:00, 05/27/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg...
07:48, 05/25/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Mexico protecting Venezuelan opposition lawmaker MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says its diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital is providing protection to a member of that country’s oppos...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Lawmaker wants all NY students to learn about hate symbols A Long Island politician will unveil legislation tomorrow that would require all New York state school children to be “educated regarding the meaning ...
04:48, 08/13/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Muel...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Odisha Lawmaker Arrested For Forcing Engineer Do Sit-Ups Odisha Police on Monday arrested newly elected BJD MLA Saroj Kumar Meher for allegedly forcing a junior engineer from a tribal community to do sit-ups...
12:32, 06/24/2019

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the countr...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmake...
12:00, 05/22/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Smriti Irani Asks Lawmaker To "Please Be Decent". What He Had Said A BJP lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh was asked by Union Minister Smriti Irani to be careful in his choice of words while voicing his concerns regarding a...
20:32, 07/24/2019

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African Ameri...
05:00, 07/20/2019

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after shooting BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official was killed Thursday in one of the most brazen pol...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP In dramatic events at the Allahabad High Court today, Ajitesh Kumar, whose marriage to Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP lawmaker, prompted the coup...
09:00, 07/15/2019

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back wh...
09:48, 07/20/2019

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Publ...
16:16, 06/10/2019

Robert Mueller won’t appear before Congress next week, lawmaker says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear, but that he would do so if n...
20:48, 05/10/2019

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the all...
00:16, 05/24/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmak...
17:32, 05/11/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a w...
12:32, 05/22/2019

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defend...
19:48, 07/24/2019

Michigan's Justin Amash becomes first Republican to back Trump impeachment Congressman says Mueller report ‘identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice’The Michigan congressma...
06:32, 05/19/2019

Mob attacks Belfast riot police in standoff over republican bonfire Three officers injured as police are forced to retreat from pyre to mark 1971 mass internmentYouths in north Belfast have attacked riot police in a st...
06:48, 08/09/2019

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders pi...
21:00, 08/15/2019

The Guy Who Designed the Fake Presidential Seal That Appeared Behind Trump Is a Former Republican The man who created a fake presidential seal that President Donald Trump stood in front of at an event earlier this week is a former Republican who gr...
18:32, 07/26/2019

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has t...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Republican Senators Are Cool to Trump’s Choice for Top Intelligence Post Democrats and former officials also expressed concern that the pick, Representative John Ratcliffe, will politicize what is supposed to be a nonpartis...
05:48, 07/30/2019

Mississippi Primary Voters to Decide Republican Nominee for Governor Tuesday’s primary runoff pits the state’s lieutenant governor against a former chief justice of the State Supreme Court who supports expanding Medicai...
03:48, 08/28/2019

Executive director of gay Republican group resigns after Trump endorsement NBC NEWS – The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans is the latest official to resign from the conservative LGBTQ group after it recen...
10:16, 08/28/2019

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican n...
08:00, 08/15/2019

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republica...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felon...
04:48, 06/20/2019

After massacre, Virginia governor takes on Republican legislature over gun control Virginia's Democratic governor on Tuesday called for a special legislative session to consider new gun control laws following a massacre of 12 people,...
01:16, 06/05/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachabl...
19:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased mil...
01:16, 08/18/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in House, won't seek re-election Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, a three-term Congressman and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelection...
11:48, 08/02/2019

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and f...
00:32, 08/17/2019

Will Hurd, sole black Republican in U.S. House, will not seek re-election Will Hurd, the only Republican African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year....
15:16, 08/02/2019

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmerin...
20:16, 08/25/2019

Will Hurd, only black House Republican, is latest to not seek re-election Exit by Texas congressman, who barely retained his seat in 2018, deals blow to GOP hopes to retake HouseCongressman Will Hurd, the only black Republic...
17:16, 08/02/2019

Democratic, Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region...
22:32, 08/16/2019

Climate Could Be an Electoral Time Bomb, Republican Strategists Fear A growing number of young voters, including conservatives, identify climate change as a top priority. Republican strategists fear that could soon pose...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a m...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Rep. Justin Amash Becomes the First Republican Congressman to Call For Trump’s Impeachment Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) called for Donald Trump’s impeachment after reading the full un-redacted report from special counsel Robert Mueller regard...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Republican Arizona state senator says US will 'look like South American countries' soon Republican Arizona state Sen. Sylvia Allen believes the U.S. will soon "look like South American countries" because immigrants entering the U.S. and l...
19:48, 07/28/2019

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had ...
07:16, 07/25/2019

Top NC Republican on Mass Shootings: 'Cain Killed Abel With a Rock' Dan Forest is the lieutenant governor of North Carolina, the top Republican elected official in the state, and the frontrunner for the party’s nominat...
20:32, 08/15/2019

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority la...
10:16, 08/02/2019

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased mil...
11:32, 08/17/2019

Kevin McCarthy signals Republican members can take their own positions on abortion House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly indicated that he was open to differing abortion views within his party, describing the pos...
22:48, 05/25/2019

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to toppl...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives...
06:16, 08/03/2019

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican...
22:48, 06/22/2019

Larry Hogan says he won’t challenge Trump for Republican 2020 nomination Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said in an interview published Saturday that he will not run against President Trump in a longshot big for the GOP’s 2020 no...
05:16, 06/02/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1 million each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax ...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's risin...
22:16, 07/15/2019

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Thu...
04:00, 07/05/2019

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they shoul...
06:48, 07/18/2019

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 20...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Republican Trump challengers warn of totalitarian drift in party Sanford, Walsh and Weld write for Washington PostFour states cancel nominating contests to give Trump clear runThe Republican party has taken “a wrong...
19:32, 09/14/2019

Ex-combat pilot Amy McGrath challenges Republican McConnell for Senate Amy McGrath, a former U.S. Marine combat pilot whose compelling biography drew national attention during an unsuccessful Democratic congressional camp...
17:32, 07/09/2019

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becomin...
19:16, 07/04/2019

Republican Alabama governor mulling nation's strictest abortion law Alabama Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday was mulling whether to sign the United States' strictest abortion law, part of a multistate effort to get the U...
17:00, 05/15/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly ...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Republican senators denounce Trump's attack on congresswomen – live Speaker announced resolution after Trump’s attacks on congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Ayanna Pressley 8.17pm BST Tr...
21:32, 07/15/2019

Former Trump Campaign Official Is Reportedly Scamming Republican Donors David Bossie, President Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, has raised millions of dollars for a political organization that’s done almost nothing...
09:48, 05/06/2019

California Rep. Paul Cook is latest Republican not to seek reelection U.S. Rep. Paul Cook of California announced on Tuesday that he will not seek reelection in 2020, adding his name to the wave of GOP departures that ha...
04:00, 09/18/2019

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan President Donald Trump and aides on Tuesday briefed a group of Republican senators on a merit-based immigration plan that would let more highly-skille...
02:16, 05/08/2019

American Carnage: a masterful must-read on Trump's Republican takeover Tim Alberta of Politico has written a compelling, alarming and scoop-heavy history of the fall of the party of LincolnLike the deity on the sixth day ...
09:32, 07/13/2019

Buttigieg says religion shouldn't be a 'cudgel,' then suggests God wouldn't be a Republican South Bend mayor and 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg believes that religion shouldn't be used as a political "cudgel," but then immediately s...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Of Course Pennsylvania's Republican Legislators Are Sabotaging Reformist DA Larry Krasner Pennsylvania lawmakers have passed a bill including a provision allowing the state’s attorney general to prosecute some firearm crimes committed in Ph...
02:32, 07/09/2019

Mark Sanford will mount Republican primary challenge against Trump The former governor, who was ousted from Congress after speaking out against Trump, plans to make the debt, deficit and spending the focus of his camp...
17:16, 09/08/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been t...
09:48, 06/29/2019

With Eye On 2020, Trump Rallies Support For Republican in North Carolina US President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tu...
09:48, 09/10/2019

Trump sexual assault allegation should be investigated, say Republican duo – live Senators Mitt Romney and Joni Ernst say ‘very serious allegation’ from E Jean Carroll should be ‘fully evaluated’ – follow the latest liveSign up for ...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the ...
01:16, 07/19/2019

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out ...
22:48, 07/23/2019

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow ...
20:16, 07/10/2019

Trump 'very surprised' Republican-led committee issued subpoena for his son – live President defended Donald Trump Jr’s cooperation with investigators and claimed the Mueller report exonerated his sonSign up to the US briefing and ge...
01:48, 05/10/2019

In North Carolina Do-Over Vote, a Reliable Republican District Is Up for Grabs The election in the Ninth Congressional District on Tuesday will in many ways be the first test of the political terrain heading into 2020, and of the...
01:48, 09/09/2019

Ocasio-Cortez gets new 2020 challenger: a Republican immigrant from Jamaica Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign We...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Republican PAC airs ad showing AOC’s face on fire during Democratic debate A Republican-affiliated political action committee aired a controversial TV ad during the Democratic primary debate that showed a picture of freshman ...
08:33, 09/13/2019

Republican, Democratic U.S. lawmakers ask Google to expand copyright protections A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday asked the chief executive of Alphabet's Google to expand its use of technology that prevents copyrig...
03:16, 09/05/2019

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition d...
19:32, 06/30/2019

Trump says GOP vote against House resolution ‘unified’ Republican Party President Trump on Tuesday thanked House Republicans for voting against a resolution that scolded him for his incendiary remarks against four Democrat...
08:32, 07/17/2019

"BSP Gives Tickets For Money": Rajasthan Lawmaker From Mayawati's Party A Bahujan Samaj Party lawmaker in Rajasthan on Thursday alleged in the state assembly that those who could pay money get party tickets to contest elec...
04:48, 08/02/2019

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old prop...
06:48, 05/23/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae...
18:00, 05/14/2019

OP Chautala's Party Lawmaker, Ex-Minister Join BJP In Haryana In yet another setback for the Indian National Lok Dal ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, its assembly lawmaker from Haryana's Ratia joined the ruli...
20:16, 08/01/2019

US Lawmaker Says He Took Photo With Enemy Corpse During Military Service Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., told a town hall audience Saturday that he took a picture of himself with a dead combatant during his military service, ...
05:16, 05/28/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Italy confirms Venezuela lawmaker in ambassador's residence Italy is confirming that a Venezuelan of Italian origin who is a member of the country's opposition-controlled National Assembly has taken refuge in t...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator sai...
21:16, 07/09/2019

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for res...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Greek gov't lawmaker to leave politics over nepotism scandal A prominent lawmaker in Greece's governing Syriza party is withdrawing from politics following a nepotism scandal over the granting of a plum public s...
18:32, 06/07/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emm...
17:00, 07/09/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner f...
17:32, 06/18/2019

Second AAP Lawmaker Joins BJP, Days After Arvind Kejriwal's Challenge The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Devinder Singh Sehrawat joined the BJP on Monday, becoming the second lawmaker of the party to switch in less than a week....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he h...
02:00, 06/29/2019

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Minnesota lawmaker booked after clashes at hotel, hospital ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say Minnesota state lawmaker Matt Grossell was arrested when he refused to leave a St. Paul hospital where he was taken ...
23:16, 05/05/2019

Pakistan arrests second Pashtun lawmaker over attack on army PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani provincial spokesman says authorities have arrested the second lawmaker behind an alleged attack a military post...
15:16, 05/30/2019

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Y...
20:48, 06/19/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National ...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000...
14:32, 05/29/2019

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently...
00:48, 05/30/2019

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar, the lawmaker from Tikamga...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Former Arkansas lawmaker gets jail sentence in theft case ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) — A former state lawmaker in Arkansas has been sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to a theft charge. Fonda Hawt...
17:32, 05/22/2019

BJP Lawmaker Charged With Assaulting Constable Who Broke Away From Convoy BJP's Dhaurahra lawmaker Rekha Verma has been charged for allegedly threatening a police constable, who broke away from her convoy after escorting it ...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Mississippi lawmaker allegedly punched wife in face over sex A drunken Mississippi lawmaker punched his wife in the face for not getting undressed quickly enough when he wanted to have sex, according to a police...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Lawmaker faces probe after ejecting protester at gala LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party says one of its lawmakers will face an investigation after he ejected a climate protester seeking to ...
13:16, 06/21/2019