Republicans

Republicans’ savage assault on Texas and Arizona voting rights

Hours after Michael Flynn, the retired three-star general and former national security adviser and convicted criminal, told a group of QAnon conspirators who gathered in Dallas over Memorial Day weekend that the Biden administration expected to be overthrown by force, Democratic lawmakers at Texas State House, two hundred miles away …

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Pennsylvania Republicans Call for Arizona-Like Election Audit

PHOENIX – Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers on Wednesday visited an ongoing audit of the 2020 Republican-ordered polls and called on their state to conduct a similar review, the latest sign that political fights for last year’s election are far from over. Arizona Senate Republicans have ordered an audit of approximately 2.1 …

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Where are today’s radical Republicans?

I agree with all violent protesters and their supporters when they complain “it’s all about politics”. But what they don’t take into account is what this nation really is. Let’s go back in time to explain. It was only the radical Republicans of the post-Civil War era who were adamant …

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Republican major donor Foster Friess dies at 81

Foster Friess, a Wyoming businessman who founded an investment firm, made his fortune and donated much of it to Republican presidential candidates and charities, sometimes with flair, died Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 81 years old. His organization, Foster’s Outriders, which confirmed the death, said he was treated there …

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Independent investigator ruled out concerns of Republican lawmakers over the conduct of Rep. Brad Witt from the report, they say

Two Republicans at Oregon House said a lawyer investigating a harassment complaint about a Democratic lawmaker whitewashed concerns they shared about that lawmaker’s behavior in his report. Representative Brad Witt, a Democrat from Clatskanie, is under investigation after a Republican lawmaker complained about texting him what he believed was a …

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Democrats seek strategy to fight Republican election laws

Senator Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing Wednesday in Washington. Democrats are trying to devise a strategy to fight a wave of restrictive ballot bills coming from Republican-controlled states. Bill O’Leary / The Washington Post via AP, Pool WASHINGTON – A small group of civil …

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Republicans seek to win over vaccine skeptics in their ranks

WASHINGTON – When a group of Republican doctors in Congress released a video promoting the safety of the coronavirus vaccine, their message was not explicitly aimed at their conservative constituents, but had a clear political bent nonetheless. Getting the photo is the best way to “end government restrictions on our …

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Tennessee Republicans take lessons in critical race theory

NASHVILLE – In the closing days of the legislative session, Republicans at Tennessee House reopened an education committee to curb what public schools will be allowed to teach on the topics of racism and inequality. Members of the House Education Administration Committee – which had previously closed for the year …

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