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Politics Jul 20Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention
Move over, Las Vegas. The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Politics Jul 11AP analysis: Democrats meet Supreme Court pick with mixed message
There's so much for Democrats to dislike about Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick. And that could be a problem.
Politics Jun 30Evangelical leaders downplay potential Roe v. Wade reversal
Instead of celebrating the potential reversal of the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade publicly, some evangelical leaders are downplaying their fortune on an issue that has defined their movement for decades.
Politics Jun 26Henry McMaster, backed by Trump, wins South Carolina governor primary
No contest mattered more to President Donald Trump than South Carolina, where McMaster had faced the possibility of losing his seat to self-made Republican millionaire John Warren.
Politics Jun 22Most Americans oppose presidential self-pardons, poll finds
Democrats and Republicans agree presidents should not pardon themselves. And if the nation's chief executive ever does so, majorities of Americans in both parties believe Congress should impeach that president.
Politics Jun 16Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration
NEW YORK — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party’s most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House…
Politics Jun 06Trump puts own spin on primaries, declaring GOP had ‘great night’
Neither party immediately appeared to suffer major setbacks. And the winners and losers in California’s most competitive races could take days to sort out given the state’s unique election laws.
Politics May 19Trump plans aggressive role in midterms, but is he welcome?
As the GOP fights to defend its delicate House and Senate majorities, President Donald Trump is not welcome everywhere.
Politics May 08Indiana businessman Mike Braun to take on Dem Sen. Donnelly in the fall
A wealthy former state lawmaker defeated two congressmen Tuesday in Indiana's Republican Senate primary, ending a bitter campaign dominated by personal attacks that drew national attention for its nasty tone.
Politics Mar 16Jeff Flake says Republican Party ‘might not deserve to lead’
In a Thursday speech to the National Press Club, Republican Jeff Flake said that his party "might not deserve to lead" because of its blind loyalty to Donald Trump. By visiting New Hampshire, Flake is now declaring the possibility of…