Republicans

Debt Ceiling Fight Pits US Businesses Against Republicans

The debt ceiling battle on Capitol Hill pits US businesses against Congressional Republicans in a test for business groups that have historically aligned with GOP lawmakers on economic issues. Republican Senate leaders are deepening their opposition to increasing or suspending the debt limit, prompting strong warnings from lobby groups that …

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Republican governor’s hope makes stopover in Peoria

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) – 55th District State Senator Darren Bailey made a stopover in Peoria on Monday. He announced his intention to run for the Republican nomination for governor earlier this year. He spoke in front of a small crowd at Kelleher’s on Water Street. Bailey has made …

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Representative Lee Zeldin confirms leukemia diagnosis

Representative Lee Zeldin, a staunch Long Island conservative and the leading Republican candidate for next year’s governorship in New York City, revealed he was diagnosed with leukemia last year and is following up a treatment. Zeldin, 41, told attendees at an Ontario County Republican Party dinner Friday night that he …

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California Republican turnout not high enough to start Newsom

LOS ANGELES – Republicans, vastly outnumbered by Democrats in California, needed a massive turnout in this week’s recall election to have any chance of impeaching Gov. Gavin Newsom. It didn’t happen. About 9.2 million votes were counted on Tuesday with around 2.9 million still to be counted. This suggests that …

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House Democrats provide electric vehicle tax credits of up to $ 12,500, as Republicans, Tesla and Toyota voice objections

Proposals by the Democratic-led House Ways and Means Committee for the party’s $ 3.5 trillion spending program include new tax credits for electric vehicles, as Washington continues to push to abandon gasoline-powered cars. But aspects of the proposed incentives are drawing criticism, with Republican lawmakers saying they would help wealthy …

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Texas Republicans quietly cut penalties for honest voting errors

Republican priority voting reforms and restrictions signed last week added a number of new election-related offenses and increased criminal penalties for others, all of which have been hotly debated this summer. But one of these major provisions has received little attention. The bill lowered the criminal offense for illegal voting …

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letter: republicans want autocracy | Opinion letters

After the “9-11” tragedy, America and Partners sued Bin Laden in Afghanistan. In “2003” “W” took a left turn to introduce Iraq with all the strength and fury of the US military; it was the war that should never have been. If we had hit Afghanistan with the same intensity, …

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Do religious Latinos vote Republican or Democrat?

Anna Luna, a 32-year-old Mexican American who is running for the 13th Congressional District of Florida as a Republican, still remembers when she told her mother she would vote in 2016 for the GOP presidential candidate, Donald Trump. Her mother was so upset – and loud – about her feelings …

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Yellen again warns Congress of US debt limit as Republicans balk

WASHINGTON, Aug.9 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Monday again urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling through bipartisan action as more Republicans balked at the idea of ” increase the federal government’s borrowing capacity. Yellen, in another advisory to U.S. lawmakers, warned of the economic damage …

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Reader’s Opinion: Republicans repeat same old same old

While commenting on Twitter, I discovered that Republican Senator Ted Cruz and Tory TV host Laura Ingraham are ignoring meaningful conversations in favor of slime on Democrats who dare speak the truth. Why? Apparently because repeating lies like a stuck record reinforces 45’s charismatic hold on its base. So they …

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54.30% Republicans, 44.79% Democrats – Ballotpedia News

54.30% of all state lawmakers are Republicans and 44.79% are Democrats, according to Ballotpedia’s July partisan tally of 7,383 state lawmakers. Ballotpedia tracks the partisan balance of state legislatures at the end of each month. This is the political party that holds the majority of seats in each chamber. Republicans …

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Nasty NC Senate Primary Tests Trump’s GOP Influence

“I can’t tell you what makes him tick,” Burr said of Trump. “I’ve never seen people support a candidate a year before primary. It’s unusual. While Democratic Washington is engrossed in the challenges of implementing President Joe Biden‘s agenda, Republican politics still revolve around Trump. But the open question is …

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Republicans wave white flag on health care (for now)

For Republicans, there is reason to expect Obamacare to persist as some kind of zombie problem, used by conservative politicians to rally grassroots with little real hope of eliminating the law. And in the dozen states that have refused to expand Medicaid, the fights for the law will certainly continue. …

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Illinois redistribution map for 2021: IL Republicans sue to block legislative maps drawn by Democrats; Governor JB Pritzker has already signed them

CHICAGO – Republican leaders in Illinois on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit challenging new legislative district boundaries that have been drawn and approved by Democrats who control the state government, saying residents have been “deprived” of ‘a fair and transparent process to create maps that will be used for elections …

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Jane Timken, women vying for seats in Congress

Jane Timken knows how to break a glass ceiling. The U.S. Senate candidate became the first woman to lead the Ohio Republican Party, achieving political prominence with the backing of former President Donald Trump. She spent years working behind the scenes for Stark County State and GOP before launching her …

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