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DAILY NEWS (Page 6) BEGINNING September 2, 2020

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6/17/21

McConnell vows to block voting legislation, spurning Manchin’s compromise offer

McCarthy slams Biden for giving 'Putin a pass' after years of silence on Trump's relationship with Russian president

GOP congressman refuses to shake hands with D.C. police officer who protected the Capitol on Jan. 6, officer says

Justice Dept.: Missouri governor can't void federal gun laws

For Republicans, ‘Crisis’ Is the Message as the Outrage Machine Ramps Up

Affordable Care Act survives third Supreme Court challenge, as case from GOP-led states and endorsed by Trump administration is rejected

Obamacare survives after Supreme Court rejects latest Republican challenge

Ted Cruz Calls Obamacare a Democratic Plot to Keep People Alive So They Can Vote

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6/16/21

Ten GOP Senators Announce Support for Infrastructure Compromise

Republicans don't want to overhaul the economy as Biden's infrastructure plans draw strong public support

Factbox-Republicans erect voting barriers in politically crucial U.S. states

Reps. Cheney and Kinzinger condemn Gosar for 'lie' about Jan. 6 shooting

Nikki Haley warns Republicans on China: 'If they take Taiwan, it's all over'

14 Republicans vote against making Juneteenth a federal holiday

RNC, without 'a hint of irony,' slams Biden for meeting with Putin

Texas announces $250 million border wall down payment, online fundraiser

Marjorie Taylor Greene leads conspiracy-heavy attack on Fauci

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6/15/21

Republicans move to block inquiry into Trump DOJ’s secret data seizure

Republicans set their infrastructure trap

Jordan tears into DOJ officials for hostility to Meadows' election fraud inquiries

GOP senator: I want to make Biden a 'one-half-term president'

21 Republicans vote against awarding medals to police who defended Capitol

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6/14/21

Mitch McConnell offers another strong hint that he’s probably not going to meet Democrats halfway

McConnell says 'highly unlikely' he would let Biden fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2024 if GOP wins back Senate

 McConnell warns he's willing to intervene in 2022 GOP primaries

McCarthy Warns ‘Our Country Is In Crisis’ in Letter to GOP Caucus

Rand Paul says the idea of majority rule 'goes against' American democracy

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan rips into Joe Biden for attending the same G-7, NATO summits with US allies that Trump went to multiple times

Fact-checking Sen. Ron Johnson's continued efforts to mislead on Covid-19 and January 6 insurrection

George P. Bush's 'risky' move: Challenging Texas' pro-Trump attorney general

G.O.P. Bills Rattle Disabled Voters: ‘We Don’t Have a Voice Anymore’

The GOP’s increasingly blunt argument: It needs voting restrictions to win

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6/13/21

McConnell seeks to divide and conquer Democrats

GOP congressman says US should 'start thinking about hitting back' at Russia

GOP ramps up misleading attack on Democrats' policing policy

Susan Collins: Bipartisan infrastructure plan proposes user tax for electric vehicle 'free riders'

Republicans open new line of attack on IRS

Utah Republicans approve resolution condemning critical race theory

Trump Says Senate Would Be 60 Dems vs. 40 Republicans if Not for Him, Rips McConnell

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6/12/21

Senate Republicans Introduce Bill Requiring Congressional Approval for New Iran Deal

GOP Senator Confronts HHS Secretary on ‘Birthing People’ Phrase: ‘Mom Is a Pretty Good Word’

Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy'

Republican attacks on Biden agenda can’t break through conservative media’s culture wars

Utah GOP leaders will again tackle critical race theory, gun rights

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6/11/21

Undervaccinated red states are nowhere near herd immunity as dangerous Delta variant spreads

Missouri governor to sign bill that seeks to nullify federal gun laws

YouTube suspends Ron Johnson for 7 days

Oregon GOP legislator ousted over state Capitol breach

Look who’s leading the charge for a GOP climate-change caucus: a Utah Republican

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6/10/21

GOP Sens. Graham and Sasse praise Biden's purchase of 500M Pfizer vaccines to share globally

Lindsey Graham’s new China lab-leak theory: That critics’ dismissals cost Trump reelection

GOP Senators Demand Fauci Resign or Be Fired

Texas governor announces plan to build southern border wall

'We will see a financial crisis' if COVID-19 benefits are left in the budget: Kevin Brady

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6/9/21

Top Republican accuses White House of 'moving goalposts' on infrastructure - but she didn't budge on either of Biden's requests

Lindsey Graham’s New Spin On Trump’s COVID-19 Failings Is Too Much For Folks Online

Gohmert asks if federal agencies can change Earth's or moon's orbits to fight climate change

Utah’s Mike Lee, Mitt Romney split over tech investment to take on China

Republican governors touted their states’ election security in 2020. Then they pushed new voting restrictions in the name of election security.

Harris says she will visit the U.S.-Mexico border, calls GOP criticism ‘shortsighted’

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6/8/21

Senate Republicans hold up Biden personnel nominee over ‘critical race theory’ and abortion rights

As DeSantis takes aim at cruise industry, Republicans step up attacks on longtime allies in corporate America

Gov. Greg Abbott: Texas businesses are now forbidden from requiring proof of vaccination

Hogan administration defends decision to cut federal unemployment benefits

Graham says family members aren't working due to unemployment benefits

Senate GOP blocks bill to combat gender pay gap

Mitch McConnell Opposes Voting Measure Sought By Joe Manchin

Trump backers lose big as Ciattarelli claims GOP nomination in N.J.

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6/7/21

Rejecting Biden’s Win, Rising Republicans Attack Legitimacy of Elections

In Arizona 2020 Election Review, Risks for Republicans, and Democracy

The Republicans’ Wild Assault on Voting Rights in Texas and Arizona

Some GOP governors cutting unemployment aid have ties to businesses that may benefit

Josh Hawley wants Anthony Fauci out, but he knows who really fumbled the pandemic

Why Republicans don't want major corporations like Amazon to pay even a minimum tax rate of 15%

The Trump era changed Rubio. But he hasn't given up on his White House dream.

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6/6/21

Graham: 'It's time for the Russians to pay a price' for cyberattacks

Republican leaders say they want to focus on the future, but Trump is far from done with the past

Trump's grievances cloud Republican agenda heading into 2022

Trump and his allies try to rewrite, distort history of pandemic while casting Fauci as public enemy No. 1

The Republicans’ Wild Assault on Voting Rights in Texas and Arizona

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6/5/21

Top House Republican Kevin McCarthy calls on Dr. Anthony Fauci to resign or be fired

Fauci hits back at GOP criticism over emails: 'It's all nonsense'

The GOP is failing to make a villain out of Biden and has run out of ideas - so now they're getting desperate and turning on their own.

GOP rival Becky Edwards slams Mike Lee as too ‘strident,’ says Trump was rightfully impeached

Bye-bye Miss American Pie — whatever happened to the Republican Party and conservatism?

Texas Republicans are a preview of national GOP rule

For GOP candidates, there’s no escaping the influence of Trump

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6/4/21

New Senate report to detail security failures on January 6 but will fuel fight for probe over Trump's role

Republican election audit fever 'unsustainable' for U.S. democracy, experts warn

Rep. Matt Gaetz under investigation for potential obstruction of justice in sex probe

Conservatives are spending big on bashing Anthony Fauci

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6/3/21

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson Suggests Jan. 6 Riot Wasn't As Bad As Portrayed

Utah Rep. Blake Moore describes scary day at the Capitol, defends his vote for a Jan. 6 investigation

GOP congressman says it's time to stop 'fetishizing the idea of overthrowing the government'

Rand Paul calls planned Fauci book 'science fiction'

Court sides with Ted Cruz in campaign finance lawsuit

Sen. Grassley, who’s still considering reelection run, urges bipartisanship to keep Iowa caucuses first-in-the-nation

Pence says he and Trump may never 'see eye-to-eye' on Jan. 6

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6/2/21

Senate closes in on bipartisan police reform deal

Here’s where GOP lawmakers have passed new voting restrictions around the country

George P. Bush announces bid for Texas attorney general

Observers of Arizona’s GOP-led election audit document security breaches, prohibited items on counting floor

To build a crowd for a pro-Trump rally, Nevada GOP consultant sought help from Proud Boys

The Republican Party is trying a new kind of politics

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6/1/21

McConnell signals concern over changes to qualified immunity in police reform

Graham says Israel will request $1 billion from US after Gaza war

Rep. Liz Cheney rebukes former Trump advisor Michael Flynn for suggesting a coup 'should happen' in the US

Republicans fear Trump will lead to a ‘lost generation’ of talent

Republicans Are Outlining Their Strategy to Steal Future Elections in Plain Sight

Republicans target Washington state to help flip U.S. House as Matt Larkin challenges Rep. Kim Schrier

Texas GOP’s thwarted voting bill continues to give away the game

Disputing Racism’s Reach, Republicans Rattle American Schools

Biden Is Going Protectionist. Republicans Are Going Off the Deep End.

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5/31/21

Texas governor to veto state legislature funding after Democrats walk out over election bill

Texas' GOP lieutenant governor suggests Republicans only have themselves to blame for Democrats killing election bill

Texas Republicans plot to resurrect restrictive voting bill after Democrats’ walkout

US Sen Cruz: Biden showed 'weakness,' emboldened Hamas

Pentagon chief fires back at Sen. Ted Cruz, says U.S. military will never be 'soft'

Graham meets with Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Opinion: What unites the GOP: Checking Democrats’ lurch to the left

Juan Williams: GOP extremism is poisoning the nation

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5/30/21

GOP's Capito says Biden 'has his heart' in infrastructure negotiations

Texas Senate approves stringent voting restrictions after all-night debate

Mitt Romney's successful 2012 campaign could serve as a template for 2024 hopefuls

Tom Cotton once again makes media look foolish

Mitch McConnell Is A 'Spineless McWorm' On Damning New York Daily News Cover

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5/29/21

Texas Republicans finalize bill that would enact stiff new voting restrictions and make it easier to overturn election results

The GOP push to revisit 2020 has worrisome implications for future elections

'Hoping something sticks': Arizona election audit promises more intrigue than answers

McConnell returns as Senate 'grim reaper'

The Republican Party, Racial Hypocrisy, and the 1619 Project

Opinion: The really scary reason Republicans don’t want to face the truth about Jan. 6

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5/28/21

Republican senators block a commission to study the attack on the Capitol

GOP senators block Jan. 6 commission, likely ending bid for independent probe of Capitol riot

Senate Republicans block January 6 commission

The six GOP senators who backed Jan. 6 commission bill

Sen. Murkowski delivers pointed criticism of fellow Republicans, including McConnell, who oppose Jan. 6 commission

Kinzinger slams Gaetz speech: 'This is why we need a January 6 commission'

Ted Cruz follows suit from red states and introduces a bill to ban the federal government from using vaccine passports

The GOP Now Stands for Nothing

American Democracy Isn’t Dead Yet, but It’s Getting There

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5/27/21

Senate GOP unveils its $928 billion infrastructure counteroffer to Biden — here’s what’s in it

The GOP’s brazen move to strip power from a fraud-narrative-busting secretary of state — again

Paul Ryan to criticize Trump’s hold on GOP, but not by name

Paul Ryan slams Trump in speech about future of Republican Party

Former House Speaker Paul Ryan to urge GOP to return to Reaganism, end Trump fixation

GOP Sen. Rick Scott to block DHS nominees until Biden visits border

McConnell urges Senate Republicans to vote against Jan. 6 commission

Joe Manchin slams Republicans opposed to Jan. 6 commission: 'No excuse'

Murkowski voices frustration with GOP over Jan. 6 commission: 'Something bad happened'

Why Sen. Mitt Romney met with President Biden to discuss federal aid for families

Ron Johnson holds up Senate's holiday weekend exit

GOP snag complicates Schumer's China bill — again

Republicans slam Wall Street CEOs for appeasing ‘the woke left,’ Democrats allege inaction on climate, worker welfare and racial justice

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5/26/21

GOP readies $1 trillion infrastructure counteroffer, but most of it apparently comes from COVID-19 funds

Susan Collins to support breaking Jan. 6 commission filibuster

Republicans call for Fauci’s termination over shifting position on Wuhan lab funding

GOP gambles with Pelosi in opposing Jan. 6 commission

GOP senator miffed over busted deal seeks to block China bill

Romney blasts political extremes in speech accepting JFK award

AP FACT CHECK: House GOP falsely blames Biden for gas prices

Gosar is the Republican that Democrats want to avoid

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5/25/21

Republicans plan to send Biden nearly $1 trillion infrastructure counteroffer this week

McConnell: Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal will hamper counterterrorism efforts

The GOP’s shifting arguments against a Jan. 6 commission

An amendment by Rand Paul barring the NIH from funding some types of research in China passed in the Senate amid new debate on COVID-19's origin

Kevin McCarthy condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene's 'appalling' Holocaust comparison

The GOP has no clue what to do about Marjorie Taylor Greene

Former GOP Rep: My Party Didn’t Just Leave Me, ‘They Were Beamed Up by Aliens’

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5/24/21

McConnell sends warning shot on Schumer's China bill

Romney first GOP senator to say he would vote for Jan. 6 commission bill

Liz Cheney defends GOP’s restrictive voting laws, denies link to Trump lie

Republicans Claim January 6th Rioters Were Middle Schoolers on Field Trip

What, exactly, would it take for Republicans to walk away from Marjorie Taylor Greene?

DeSantis signs bill to fine tech companies for banning politicians

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5/23/21

Republicans struggle to define a new governing coalition as Trump closes grip on party

Susan Collins: Infrastructure negotiations 'the test' that 'will determine' whether Biden, GOP can work together

Cheney dodges on link between Trump election claims and GOP voting laws

'Evil lunacy': GOP lawmakers slam Marjorie Taylor Greene's comparing House mask mandate to Holocaust

U.S. Republicans clash over Jan 6 panel as Senate debate looms

Georgia Investigators sorting through voter fraud claims find nothing to alter results

Former Defense secretary: No Republican president I worked for would recognize GOP today

Bipartisanship is dead — Republicans killed it

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5/22/21

Infrastructure deal slips, GOP pans $1.7T White House offer

Republicans try but can't escape Jan. 6

Cheney calls Greene's comments on House mask policy 'evil lunacy'

Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene rally in Maricopa County to keep 'big lie' going

CNN fires Rick Santorum amid uproar over comment about Native American culture

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5/21/21

Republicans balk at the White House’s slimmed-down $1.7 trillion infrastructure offer

The G.O.P. Looks for New Ways to Ignore the Capitol Riot

GOP efforts to downplay danger of Capitol riot increase

Where Republican senators stand on voting for a Jan. 6 commission

Four months after Biden’s inauguration, Republicans are still questioning his legitimacy

Filibuster brawl amps up with GOP opposition to Jan. 6 panel

Business leaders take their election law fights behind the scenes after attacks from Republicans

Why Mitt Romney wants the U.S. to ship more vaccines to other countries

Sen. Ted Cruz insulted a ‘woke, emasculated’ U.S. Army ad. Angry veterans fired back.

Republicans lose patience with Arizona election audit

Paul Ryan to headline fundraiser for anti-Trump Republican Adam Kinzinger

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5/20/21

GOP's Burr, who voted to convict Trump, opposes Jan. 6 commission

GOP leader's Jan. 6 call to Trump draws scrutiny in commission fight

Some Republicans looking to downplay Capitol riot

Republicans explain vote against Asian American hate crimes bill

Tennessee governor OKs transgender youth treatment ban

Gov. Greg Abbott signs into law one of nation’s strictest abortion measures, banning procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy

House Republicans are refusing both vaccines and masks

Maricopa County will need new voting machines after GOP's audit, Arizona secretary of state says

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5/19/21

McConnell says he opposes 'slanted' Jan. 6 commission bill

35 Republicans buck Trump, back study of Jan. 6 Capitol riot

Utah’s Mitt Romney, Arizona Democrat to pitch bipartisan boost to minimum wage

US Republicans seek to use Israel-Hamas fighting to divide Democrats

GOP tax camp to fight Biden’s tax hikes on wealthy

Kevin McCarthy Proposes Removing January 6th from Month of January

Three GOP lawmakers fined $500 for defying House mask rules amid Republican backlash: ‘Worth it.’

Marjorie Taylor Greene and Matt Gaetz are more popular among GOP voters than Liz Cheney

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5/18/21

McConnell hits 'pause' on Dems effort to create Jan. 6 panel

McConnell says Republicans ‘willing to listen’ about need for Jan. 6 commission

McCarthy opposes commission to investigate Jan. 6 attack on Capitol; McConnell open to proposal

McCarthy won't support January 6 commission and sides with Republicans downplaying the insurrection

Sen. Johnson questions Dems' focus on Jan. 6 Capitol riot amid debate over independent commission

Scalise urges House Republicans to vote against Jan. 6 commission

Trump tells Republicans to reject Jan. 6 commission

GOP splits open over Jan. 6 commission vote

House GOP intel panel members seek major probe of COVID-19 origins

GOP seeks political opening amid tense Israel-Hamas fighting

Senate Republicans do not offer Biden officials new infrastructure plan

St. Louis man who waved rifle at protest running for Senate

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5/17/21

Republicans to reportedly shift focus off Biden as they prepare for midterms

Graham: 'I accept the results of the election'

Paul Ryan excoriates planned GOP effort to challenge Biden's Electoral College win as 'anti-democratic and anti-conservative'

Sen. Toomey Doubts Trump Will Be the GOP's 'De Facto' Leader

Our democracy is imperiled’: Maricopa County officials decry 2020 recount as a sham and call on Arizona Republicans to end the process

Phoenix Republicans Condemn G.O.P.-Ordered Vote Review and ‘Insane Lies’

Troubles grow for Gaetz as former associate flips

The GOP realignment matrix

The GOP's blatant disregard for democracy

47 percent of GOP prefers changing election laws to improving Republican message

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5/16/21

Republicans’ conflicting message: Embracing Trump election lie is key to prominence, just stop asking us about it

Purges, poll watchers and gridlock: Five developments in the voting battles

Cheney continues her lonely ‘battle for the soul of the Republican Party’

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger slams Lin Wood video, says McCarthy is allowing 'actual insanity' in Republican party

Rubio raises UFO concerns in "60 Minutes" interview

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5/15/21

GOP sponsors of $1 billion civics bill face backlash in fierce debate over race and education

The purging of Liz Cheney is about much more than the future of the GOP

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger Predicts How Republican Purge Of Liz Cheney Will Backfire

Cheney seen as merely first victim of Trump election attacks

Shake-up highlights GOP’s chief dilemma
(Cheney’s ouster amplifies anti-Trump voices as ex-president threatens to alienate swing voters)

GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's 'offended' by House Republicans minimizing the Capitol riot

'I Was There': Mitt Romney Sets Record Straight On Jan. 6 Insurrection

Republican Arizona election official says Trump "unhinged"

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5/14/21

House Republicans elect Trump loyalist Elise Stefanik as conference chair after ousting Liz Cheney

Republican chairman of Arizona county calls state-led election review ‘dangerous’ as tensions rise over 2020 recount

Ron Johnson’s unscientific use of vaccine and death data

Sen. Mike Lee says continued federal COVID-19 aid is ‘throwing gasoline on the fire’ of inflation

Why Mitt Romney says Biden administration refusal to admit border crisis is ‘extremely damning’

The GOP quickly responds to Cheney’s ouster by ... pushing more conspiracy theories

Cheney says some GOP members voted against impeachment out of fear for their lives

Oklahoma extends early voting as other GOP-led states curb access

Republicans' dishonest war against 'critical race theory'

Corporate donors, the lifeblood of the GOP, need to stand up for democracy

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5/13/21

The ominous signs for Matt Gaetz grow

It’s not just voting: Legislators have introduced 100 state bills targeting protesting

More than 1.9 million people could see severe cuts in unemployment aid as Republicans seek to curb assistance

Senate GOP dismayed by vote to boot Cheney

Stefanik shake-up jump-starts early jockeying for committee posts

George P. Bush applauds Liz Cheney's ouster, claims she doesn't 'stand up for conservative Republican ideology'

Most, but not all, Utah lawmakers are happy to see Liz Cheney lose her GOP leadership post

'It's a scary thing': Cheney expresses dismay after House GOP ousts her from leadership

Where Liz Cheney goes from here

Liz Cheney’s demotion is a death rattle for principled conservatism
(Republicans have become hooked on Donald Trump’s method)

Republicans’ Overthrow of Liz Cheney Risks Worsening Their Headaches

Opinion: The GOP has lost its way. Fellow Americans, join our new alliance.

What now for anti-Trump Republicans?

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5/12/21

McConnell: 'Good chance' of deal with Biden on infrastructure

Republicans draw 'red line' in negotiations with Joe Biden on infrastructure package

House Republicans oust Cheney for calling out Trump’s false election claims, minimize Jan. 6 attack on Capitol

Republican voters approve of their party’s sacking of Liz Cheney

Exchange Over ‘Purity’ of Vote Puts Texas G.O.P. Firebrand in Spotlight

Why a Lifelong Republican Views Arizona’s Recount as Wrong
(Bill Gates, an election supervisor in Maricopa County, says the audit of votes in his state is based on the lie of election fraud, and is “tearing at the foundations of our democracy.”)

'We want people working:' 6 more states ditch federal unemployment benefits

GOP downplays Jan. 6 violence: Like a 'normal tourist visit'

Trump critics push new direction for GOP

Influential Republicans threaten to form new party

COVID vaccine: Colorado GOP lawmakers want to make sure employers can’t force you to get inoculated

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5/11/21

McConnell leads GOP in attack on Dems' voting rights bill

McCarthy is reportedly gambling that dumping Liz Cheney will get Trump to help make him House speaker

Liz Cheney strikes defiant tone in floor speech on eve of her expected ousting from House GOP leadership

Life after leadership: Liz Cheney plots her long game against Donald Trump

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler will vote to keep Liz Cheney in House Republican leadership

Rand Paul and the GOP effort to blame Fauci for the coronavirus

Ted Cruz walks out of gun violence hearing after failing to change the subject

Lindsey Graham says the quiet part out loud on Trump — again

Mitt Romney reportedly accosted Josh Hawley over the Capitol riot: 'You have caused this'

Republicans blast CDC for 'conflicting, confusing guidance'

How GOP-backed voting measures could create hurdles for tens of millions of voters

Tennessee cuts off $300 federal unemployment supplement

Would the GOP be cut in half if Trump walked away?

Over 100 Republicans threaten to form 3rd party unless GOP breaks from Trump

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5/10/21

Mitch McConnell raises ceiling for GOP's infrastructure compromise

The Republican Party prepares to oust Liz Cheney from a top job
(Loyalty to Donald Trump counts for more than conservative credentials)

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst Defends Fellow Republican Liz Cheney

Romney: Removing Cheney from House leadership will cost GOP election votes

Kinzinger rips GOP colleagues for push to oust Cheney: 'This is lies versus truth'

The ‘GOP Impeachment 10’ try to navigate Cheney’s demise and their own futures

McCarthy needs to rout Cheney to move past 2020

Republican says 'embarrassing' Arizona recount 'makes us look like idiots'

Republican anger with Fauci reaches new heights

The war on the unemployed

A Pennsylvania Lawmaker and the Resurgence of Christian Nationalism

One of Utah’s newest GOP leaders attended the Capitol insurrection

What’s in the Texas Voting Bill and When Republicans Might Pass It

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5/9/21

McConnell safe in power, despite Trump's wrath

McCarthy formally endorses Stefanik for Cheney’s leadership spot

Top House Republican says he will back Stefanik, not Trump critic Cheney, as conference chair

Weber County GOP votes to censure Sen. Romney for voting to convict Trump

GOP Rep. Reveals How Many Colleagues Actually Believe Trump’s Election Conspiracies

Trump's 'Big Lie' imperils Republicans who don't embrace it

GOP braces for wild week with momentous vote

GOP divided over expected Cheney ouster

Former RNC Chair Says The GOP Has Hit Its 'Lowest Of Lows'

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5/8/21

GOP governors slash jobless aid to try to force more Americans to return to work

Sasse to introduce legislation giving new hires signing bonuses after negative jobs report

Liz Cheney’s months-long effort to turn Republicans from Trump threatens her reelection and ambitions. She says it’s only beginning.

GOP Reportedly Hid Trump's Weak Numbers At MAGA-Supporting Lawmaker Retreats

Reps. Greene, Gaetz push Trump’s grievances, ‘America First’ message at Florida rally

A stark choice ahead for GOP
(Tradition or Trump? Reps. Cheney and Stefanik personify Republicans’ options.)

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5/7/21

Bad jobs report amplifies GOP cries to end $300 benefits boost

Ted Cruz said his election objections weren’t about blocking Biden. Then someone asked about it.

Lindsey Graham: GOP cannot grow without Donald Trump

Trump’s out-of-power agenda: Retribution against foes, commanding the spotlight and total domination of GOP

Gaetz, Greene start tour of America

Liz Cheney was a rising Republican star until Jan. 6. Here’s what changed

Stefanik's rise toward leadership job irks conservatives

Conservatives say McConnell is battling the Democrats' voting rights bill with 'Supreme Court fight' fervor

Ohio GOP censures Rep. Anthony Gonzalez over Trump impeachment vote

Texas House passes GOP bill tightening voting rules; Democrats vow to fight in court

Some Republicans worry voting limits will hurt the GOP, too

Texas Senate approves bill allowing people to carry handguns without license

Arizona Review of 2020 Vote Is Riddled With Flaws, Says Secretary of State

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5/6/21

Mitch McConnell claims Biden's stimulus benefits are setting back the economic recovery

McConnell amid Trump criticism: 'I'm looking forward, not backward'

Mitch McConnell's alma mater rejects his views on the 1619 Project and says they are 'quite troubling'

GOP seeks unity, even if that means embracing election lie

Battle over tax hikes muddies the GOP’s post-Trump push to be the party of the working class

Cheney drama exposes GOP's Trump rifts

Loyalty trumps policy in Stefanik's rise, Cheney's fall

Stefanik defends election falsehoods told on Jan. 6

Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit

Florida’s DeSantis signs new voting restrictions into law as Republicans rush to align with Trump’s false claims of fraud

GOP Gov. DeSantis signs Florida election law while shutting out all media but Fox News

Mia Love: Trump is tearing the GOP apart, and he’s not worth it

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5/5/21

McConnell says focus is on 'stopping' Biden agenda as Trump continues to push election lies

Trump, Republicans express outrage over extension Facebook ban

Republicans float support for antitrust reform after Trump Facebook ban upheld

Ted Cruz's threat to 'woke CEOs' was 'the most openly corrupt thing any Senator has said,' ethics expert says

Trump rips Cheney, McConnell, Pence over 2020 election

Cheney hits 'Trump cult of personality,' says she'll keep speaking out

Trump, Scalise back Stefanik in bid to replace Cheney as No. 3 leader among House Republicans

Elise Stefanik moves to quickly consolidate GOP support as Liz Cheney replacement: 'The fix is in'

The effort to dump Liz Cheney is the consequence of a party that lost its way

Cindy McCain would serve Biden administration 'in any capacity' if asked

The GOP's utterly embarrassing capitulation to Donald Trump, in 1 photo

The GOP puts all its eggs in one dangerous basket

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5/4/21

Cheney could be 'toast' in fight with Trump over GOP future

Romney defends Cheney: She 'refuses to lie'

'I've had it with her': McCarthy criticism of Cheney on hot mic

Gender politics hound GOP in Cheney drama

WSJ editorial board: 'Purging Liz Cheney for honesty would diminish' GOP

Ohio GOP will discuss possible censure of Rep. Anthony Gonzalez for impeaching Trump

DeSantis schedules special election to replace Alcee Hastings for January

Once GOP governor of Florida, Crist now runs as Democrat

Major corporations, business groups come out against Texas voting law

Republican seeks to use Obama energy policies to criticize Biden

Opinion: Elected Republicans are lying with open eyes. Their excuses are disgraceful.

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5/3/21

McConnell: No Senate Republicans will back Biden on $4T

McConnell says GOP open to $600 billion for infrastructure

Grassley asks Blinken to provide potential conflicts involving John Kerry

Allies of GOP leader vow to oust Liz Cheney

Republicans are crusading against 'wokeness'

Cheney hits back at Trump over election 'big lie'

Cheney slams Trump’s attempt to brand 2020 election ‘the Big Lie,’ sparking new calls for her to leave GOP leadership

The Republican Party Has Developed New Rites of Initiation: You Must Push the Big Lie

Florida Republicans reportedly fear they miscalculated on new voting restrictions

Florida Republicans rushed to curb mail voting after Trump’s attacks on the practice. Now some fear it could lower GOP turnout.

Florida Gov. DeSantis suspends all remaining Covid restrictions: ‘We are no longer in a state of emergency’

Will Infrastructure Be a Casualty of the GOP War on Cities?

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5/2/21

For Republicans, fealty to Trump’s election falsehood becomes defining loyalty test

Mitt Romney, Republican sphinx

GOP lawmaker charged with ‘knowingly’ letting rioters breach the Oregon Capitol

Republicans have edge in nationwide redistricting

2020 census paints muddled future for GOP

GOP wrestles with role of culture wars in party's future

GOP ramps up attacks on Biden's border wall freeze

GOP Seeks to Empower Poll Watchers, Raising Intimidation Worries

Former Ethics Chief Slams Cruz's Warning To 'Woke' CEOs As 'Most Openly Corrupt' Ever

Biden's Expansive Infrastructure Plan Hits Close to Home for McConnell

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5/1/21

GOP frustration with Liz Cheney 'at a boiling point'

Bid to censure Romney for Trump impeachment votes fails

‘Lefty social engineering’: GOP launches cultural attack on Biden’s plan for day care, education and employee leave

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4/30/21

McConnell wants '1619 Project' removed from federal grant programs

Rep. Scalise: Biden's infrastructure plan has "very little to do with roads and bridges"

Eight Republican 2024 candidates speak in Texas next week, but not Trump

House GOP accuses Biden of politicizing census

Republicans reveal their red line

President George W. Bush Interview

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4/29/21

McConnell brushes off Trump criticism: 'We're looking to the future, not the past'

GOP lawmaker who voted to overturn Biden’s election win wants to help him on criminal justice reform

GOP senators call for probe of Kerry's alleged intel-sharing with Iran

Utah’s elected officials weren’t impressed with President Biden’s address to the nation

Ted Cruz was roasted for appearing to nod off as Biden spoke. He blamed the president: ‘Boring, but radical.’

Sen. Tim Scott’s comments on race ignite a fiery debate

Mitt Romney says he favors monthly cash payments for families over Biden's proposed federal childcare program

Cheney on fist bump with Biden: 'We're not sworn enemies. We're Americans'

Florida joins Georgia in passing new voting restrictions, including limits on vote-by-mail, drop boxes

Many Republican voters agree with Biden - 'trickle-down economics' has failed, poll shows

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4/28/21

A lawmaker wanted to ban ‘divisive’ teaching on race. Then he mentioned ‘the good’ of slavery.

Moderate Republicans leery of Biden's renewed call for unity

Graham to vote with Democrats to reverse Trump methane rule

Senate votes to nix Trump rule limiting methane regulation

Lindsey Graham Mocked For Desperate Money Plea Involving Golf -- And Trump

Grassley, Johnson call for removal of housing regulator watchdog

Cheney: 'Wishful thinking' by Trump she won't seek 4th term

Sen. Tim Scott responds to Biden: 'America is not a racist country'

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4/27/21

McConnell signals any immigration deal has to address border

Tensions simmer as McCarthy won't say whether Cheney should remain in House GOP leadership

Opinion: Kevin McCarthy shows why the country needs a Jan. 6 commission

Republican absences allow Senate to confirm Biden nominee without Harris' tie-breaking vote

GOP senators quietly meet with White House on infrastructure, happy with what they hear

Republicans embrace Trump in effort to reclaim Senate

Arizona governor signs bill blocking abortions based on genetic issue

Oklahoma governor signs 3 anti-abortion bills into law

The Republican plot to steal the 2024 election

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4/26/21

New census numbers shift political power south to Republican strongholds

House GOP retreat to Florida fraught with peril

Led by Mitt Romney, lawmakers complain Utah’s share of money to improve public lands is ‘shockingly low’

Apples to apples, the Senate GOP infrastructure proposal is smaller than it appears

Montana governor signs trio of bills restricting abortion

GOP worries fiscal conservatism losing its rallying cry

Supreme Court rebuffs GOP bid to revive Trump's 'public charge' rule

Cheney breaks with McCarthy on scope of Jan. 6 panel

Rick Santorum Says 'Nothing' Was In America Before White Colonizers Arrived

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4/25/21

In rapidly changing Georgia, many Republicans remain obsessed with the last election

Election conspiracies live on with audit by Arizona GOP

Republican-led legislatures push forward with efforts to restrict voting access

McCarthy skirts questions about phone call with Trump during riot

Almost half of Republicans say Chauvin jury reached wrong verdict: poll

Graham: Biden has been 'very destabilizing' in first 100 days

Rand Paul on the first 100 days: 'It's Biden's way or the highway'

If the GOP's attacks on corporate America are confusing you, it's because the whole party is confused

Mike Pence's COVID Rule-Busting Vail Vacation Cost Public $757,000 In Security Costs Alone

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4/24/21

GOP's 'elder statesman' James Baker praises Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal plan

The fading GOP establishment moves to support Cheney as Trump attacks and McCarthy keeps his distance

Are Red States in Denial About Improving Economic Prospects?

Texas Republicans Targeting Voting Access Find Their Bull's-Eye: Cities

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte signs bill nullifying federal gun restrictions

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4/23/21

Ron Johnson questions 'big push' to vaccinate 'everybody'

GOP-backed recount of Maricopa County ballots appears on track to move forward after initial pause ordered by Arizona judge

The Rise of Ron DeSantis

Ted Cruz maintains ties to right-wing group despite its extremist messaging

‘Gaslighting 101’: Sen. Ted Cruz Ripped For One Of His Biggest, Boldest Lies Yet

Asked to rate Biden, here’s what Mike Lee and Chris Stewart said after the laughter stopped

Sen. Tom Cotton Comes Up With Novel Way To Hail Whiteness, Gets Harsh Smackdown

Caitlyn Jenner officially announces challenge to Newsom in California recall

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4/22/21

Senate Republicans unveil $568 billion counteroffer on infrastructure upgrades

Senate Republicans outline their own infrastructure plan — here’s what’s in it

Key GOP senators say they’re open to corporate tax increase

As the voting-rights fight moves to Texas, defiant Republicans test the resolve of corporations that oppose restrictions

Senate Republicans take step to revive debt ceiling brawls with White House

As economy spikes, Republicans are still waiting for the ‘Biden depression’ that Trump predicted

Top Trump ally Lindsey Graham praises Democrats Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema for refusing to abolish the filibuster

GOP attorneys general group in turmoil after Jan. 6 Trump rally

Female Republicans 'horrified' by male GOP lawmaker's description of Cheney: report

Liz Cheney vs. MAGA

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4/21/21

G.O.P. Bills Target Protesters (and Absolve Motorists Who Hit Them)

GOP Rep. Steve Scalise argues D.C.'s crime rate should disqualify it from statehood

Murkowski explains why she's voting for Biden nominee

Top Senate Republican holds up Biden’s CMS nominee over Texas Medicaid waiver

Cornyn, Sinema to introduce bill aimed at addressing border surge

Arizona governor declares state of emergency, sends National Guard troops to border

Arizona governor vetoes strict sex education legislation

DeSantis suggests Chauvin jury may have been 'scared of what a mob' would do

Remember the debt limit? Top Republican revives demand for spending cuts

How the GOP Is Creating Harsher Penalties for Protesters

More than half of Republican voters back Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal plan, poll finds

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4/20/21

House rejects GOP attempt to censure Rep. Maxine Waters over remarks about Chauvin trial

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial law targeting 'rioters,' local police reform efforts

What Mitt Romney told Joe Biden in his White House meeting on infrastructure

Romney introduces legislation to tackle Social Security's funding shortfalls

Collins: There's a 'real issue' with 3 principles behind Biden's $2T infrastructure plan

Earmarks split Utah’s lawmakers, with Mike Lee and Mitt Romney vowing to seek none

Republicans go after Stacey Abrams at Senate hearing on voting rights

Cruz: Biden comments on Chauvin verdict 'grounds for a mistrial'

McConnell vents over 'fake news'

GOP eyes new strategy to derail Biden infrastructure plan

Jim Jordan, Val Demings get in shouting match about police during hearing

St. Louis lawyer who pointed gun at Black Lives Matter protesters considering Senate run

George W. Bush said he's troubled by 'the capacity of people to spread all kind of untruth'

‘It’s almost like insanity’: GOP base continues to lash out over Trump’s defeat

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4/19/21

Republicans tell Biden no corporate tax hike for infrastructure

Top House Republicans request meeting with Kamala Harris over border ‘catastrophe’

House Republicans ask Pelosi to reschedule Biden's address to Congress

U.S. Supreme Court brings end to another Republican election challenge

GOP sheds college-educated voters

GOP Rep. Stivers to step down as balance in House remains tight

Whitmer: State won't close down again following GOP lawsuits

Trump's fight with Murkowski roils GOP with new Alaska Senate challenger emerging

Rift between GOP, corporate America creates opening for Biden’s tax plan

Why the GOP is fretting about its inability to define Biden

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4/18/21

Rick Scott navigates Trump, winning back the Senate — and his own ambitions

Rick Scott navigates Trump, winning back the Senate — and his own ambitions

GOP memo on Big Tech shows lawmakers ready to ‘burn down the internet,’ legal expert warns

Sen. Ted Cruz accused Rep. Maxine Waters of 'actively encouraging riots and violence' after she protested the police killing of Daunte Wright

GOP White House hopefuls move forward as Trump considers run

Trump’s grip on GOP looms as support falters for independent probe of Capitol riot

Fauci: GOP’s refusal to get vaccinated hurts efforts to lift restrictions

George W. Bush: 'It's a problem that Americans are so polarized' they can't imagine him being friends with Michelle Obama

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4/17/21

Republicans talk unity in Georgia but censure Kemp, others

GOP acknowledges struggle to bring down Biden

Republicans who backed Trump impeachment see fundraising boost

A pair of 'pro-police' GOP bills in Missouri draw scrutiny from free speech advocates

RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel comes under pressure to show more independence from Trump

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4/16/21

Mitt Romney, Liz Cheney, and other GOP lawmakers who criticized Trump or voted to impeach him have spent tens of thousands of dollars on private security

Kinzinger: Republicans who join 'America First' caucus should be stripped of committees

McCarthy: GOP not the party of 'nativist dog whistles'

On guns and the pandemic, GOP Rep. Jim Jordan epitomizes a maximalist position on 'liberty'

How the GOP Lost Its Clear Voice on Foreign Policy

GOP agrees on one thing: Biden's infrastructure plan is bad. Now comes the hard part.

A pair of misleading GOP attacks on Biden’s infrastructure plan

‘A nicer version of Trump’: GOP donors flock to DeSantis

A cybersecurity expert who promoted claims of fraud in the 2020 election is leading the GOP-backed recount of millions of ballots in Arizona

Sen. Lee hopes to make getting a firearm silencer easier under new bill

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4/15/21

Sen. Chuck Grassley says Iowa doesn't have resources for 'baby-sitting' migrant children

Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady will retire from Congress at the end of his term

Voters Like Biden Infrastructure Plan; G.O.P. Still Sees an Opening on Taxes

Liz Cheney says she would not support Trump in 2024: 'We cannot embrace insurrection'

House GOP leader: Won't punish Gaetz unless charges filed

Cruz no longer wearing mask in Capitol

Texas Sen. Cruz opposes hate crimes bill, says it won’t ‘prevent or punish actual crimes’

GOP leaders diverge on Trump, putting party in limbo

Biden’s presidency isn’t splashy, but Republicans still dislike all the ripples

Fauci, Jim Jordan spar over pandemic restrictions

WATCH: Maxine Waters erupts at Jim Jordan and tells him to 'respect the chair and shut your mouth' during COVID-19 hearing

Opinion: Republicans will keep up the craziness until they pay a real price

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4/14/21

A bloc of Senate Republicans prepare their own infrastructure plan as Biden tries to ramp up outreach

Mitt Romney And Kyrsten Sinema Team Up On Bipartisan Proposal To Increase Minimum Wage

In America, Republican-led states are rolling back electoral and civil liberties

The GOP's economic confusion

Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants to punish Major League Baseball for taking on Georgia’s voting law

No. 2 House Republican says GOP would act against Gaetz

Greitens Senate bid creates headache for GOP

Many GOP officials still privately hope prosecutors, some other outside force will make Trump go away

Shades of 2016: Republicans Stay Silent on Trump, Hoping He Fades Away

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4/13/21

Republicans pray for truce after Trump attacks on McConnell

As Michigan G.O.P. Plans Voting Limits, Top Corporations Fire a Warning Shot

Washington County scolds Romney over his votes to impeach Trump in ‘unconstitutional’ trial

McConnell seeks to end feud with Trump

Gaetz associate said to be cooperating with prosecutors in investigation of the congressman

Lara Trump leads GOP field in North Carolina Senate race, poll shows

Big business is sticking with the Republican party

A battle over tax hikes is causing a GOP identity crisis

GOP senator says bipartisan infrastructure group wants to double Biden's spending on roads and bridges

Republicans Say No To Raising Taxes On Corporations To Pay For Infrastructure

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4/12/21

Nikki Haley says if Trump runs for president in 2024 then she won't

McConnell sidesteps Trump calling him 'dumb son of a b----'

Romney on NRSC awarding Trump: Not 'my preference'

Republicans Ridiculed For Gifting Trump 'Made Up' Tiny Bowl Award

Cornyn draws criticism for tweet questioning if Biden 'really in charge'

Senate GOP opens door to earmarks

Defying Republicans, Big Companies Keep the Focus on Voting Rights

Juan Williams: The GOP is now the party of grifters and kooks

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4/11/21

Biden Republicans? Some in GOP open to president's agenda

Could Ron DeSantis Be Trump's GOP Heir? He's Certainly Trying.

GOP senator dismisses Trump-McConnell feud

Nevada Republican Party votes to censure GOP secretary of state

Trump goes after Pence, McConnell in speech to party donors

Trump reportedly targets 'stone cold loser' McConnell in off-the-rails RNC speech

'An existential threat': The Republicans calling for their party to reject QAnon conspiracy theories

In GOP bastions, legislatures press ‘culture wars’

The G.O.P.’s Matt Gaetz Problem

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4/10/21

Florida newspaper blasts DeSantis's ban on COVID-19 passports: 'Makes no sense'

Sen. Mike Lee warns Biden may be planning more gun restrictions

How a Defeated Trump Is Making a Muddle of the G.O.P.

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4/9/21

McConnell, GOP slam Biden's executive order on SCOTUS

Romney blasts end of filibuster, expansion of SCOTUS

Mitch McConnell-aligned super PAC backs Lisa Murkowski, setting up clash with pro-Trump candidate

In new book, John Boehner says today’s GOP is unrecognizable to traditional conservatives and dishes on his time in politics

Cruz on Boehner: 'I wear with pride his drunken, bloviated scorn'

Bowing to Trump? GOP brings leaders, donors to his backyard

The GOP is Trump’s party, so ‘all Republican roads lead to Mar-a-Lago’

New marijuana legalization effort focuses on Republicans, including Utah’s Mike Lee

House Ethics panel opens investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz as he faces sex-trafficking allegation

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4/8/21

Republicans are concerned about the debt again, even as they admit Trump grew it

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds: 'I strongly oppose vaccine passports,' will take steps to limit their use

First GOP lawmaker calls on Gaetz to resign

Georgia's GOP lieutenant governor says Rudy Giuliani's false voter fraud claims triggered voting restrictions

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4/7/21

McConnell says companies should stay out of politics — unless they’re donating money

McConnell backs away from warning businesses to stay out of politics

‘Appropriate’ or ‘not very smart’? Where Mitch McConnell draws the line on corporate political engagement.

Republicans' fake crusade against corporate power

Why Kentucky Just Became the Only Red State to Expand Voting Rights

Sen. Marsha Blackburn Mocked For Griping About Funding Elder Care

Moderate GOP senators and Biden clash at start of infrastructure debate

GOP lawmakers slam EPA chief over firing of science advisers

Republicans leverage attention on anti-Asian hate incidents in bid to overturn affirmative action

GOP House fundraisers accuse people who uncheck their recurring donation box of being Trump 'DEFECTORS' and prey to 'the Radical Left'

John Boehner: Trump's 'bulls---' cost GOP the Senate and 'led to mob violence'

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4/6/21

McConnell warns biz off political speech, says it's 'stupid'

McConnell warns businesses of 'serious consequences' after many condemn Georgia's restrictive voting law

Republicans ramp up attacks on corporations over Georgia voting law, threaten ‘consequences’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issues order prohibiting 'vaccine passports'

Arkansas legislators pass ban on transgender medical treatments for youths, overriding governor’s veto

New Georgia Poll Shows Kemp Losing Governor’s Race to Can of Coca-Cola

Why Republicans Can’t Seem to Lay a Glove on Biden

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4/5/21

After new law, McConnell warns CEOs: 'Stay out of politics'

McConnell downplays need for aid to home state's government

Biden's big infrastructure plan hits McConnell, GOP blockade

Mitch McConnell Is Barking Scared Now That Corporate Power Is Against Him

McConnell urges Republicans to get vaccinated for COVID-19

Rand Paul Claims Biden’s Infrastructure Plan Infringes on Bridges’ Right to Crumble

Mike Huckabee's Outrageous Tweet Is a Perfect Example of Charles Barkley's Comment about Divisive Politics

Arkansas governor vetoes bill banning medical treatments for transgender youths

Cheney snags victories ahead of her next battle with Trumpworld

Rubio asks MLB commissioner if he'll give up Augusta golf club membership

Gaetz defends himself: I'm 'not a monk'

Republicans mobilize for showdown that will help define the Biden presidency

Time back home with voters only emboldens Republicans to oppose Biden’s agenda

Fauci pushes back on GOP criticisms, calling claims ‘bizarre’

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4/4/21

Coke-free zones: Georgia Republicans ban Coca-Cola from office over voting law criticism

Iowa governor signs bill allowing handgun purchases without background check

DeSantis spars with '60 Minutes' over vaccine rollout: 'What you're saying is wrong'

Why some Republicans think vaccine passports will backfire on Democrats

Biden's big infrastructure plan hits McConnell, GOP blockade

GOP lawmakers pull support of candidate following comments about Chinese immigrants

Opinion: Arizona Republicans’ desperate crusade to find nonexistent voter fraud

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4/3/21

Kemp: Voting law 'worth the boycotts as well as the lawsuits'

More GOP-led states risk corporate backlash like Georgia's

After MLB leaves Atlanta over Georgia law, focus turns to Masters

HP, Dow, Under Armour among nearly 200 companies speaking out against voting law changes in Texas, other states

GOP senators push to end MLB antitrust status

Inside a stealth ‘persuasion machine’ promising Republican victories in 2022

One Republican's Lonely Fight Against a Flood of Disinformation

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4/2/21

Republicans say Biden's not focused on infrastructure, but their voters like some of his proposals

DeSantis issues executive order banning vaccine passports

Georgia governor on MLB decision: League 'caved to fear' and 'liberal lies'

GOP congressional candidate on Chinese immigrants: 'I don't want them here at all'

Republicans quietly say Gaetz's days in Congress are numbered

Republicans blast MLB for moving All-Star Game

Utah Sen. Mike Lee says Delta, Coca-Cola should apologize for criticizing new GOP Georgia election law

MLB joins over 60 other companies in rebuking Republicans this year

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4/1/21

Every step of the way': McConnell pledges battle over Biden infrastructure plan

Republican lawmakers hit back after Delta CEO blasts Georgia voting law as undemocratic

GOP lawmakers request briefing on Democrats' claims of 'suspicious' Capitol tours before Jan. 6

DOJ probe into Gaetz involves cash payments to women

Utah’s Romney, Curtis reintroduce bill to advance Bonneville Shoreline Trail

Sen. Mike Lee supports the use of vaccine passports by private businesses

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3/31/21

REPUBLICANS HORRIFIED AT BIDEN’S PLAN TO FIX THE COUNTRY BY TAXING THE RICH

McConnell pans Biden's infrastructure plan as a 'major missed opportunity'

House Freedom Caucus chair writes to Biden objecting to infrastructure proposal

Kemp deputy expresses concerns about Georgia's new voting law: 'There were some things I didn't like'

McCarthy calls allegations against Gaetz 'serious,' plans to speak with him

Sarah Palin encourages mask wearing after revealing COVID-19 diagnosis

Republicans seek to make vaccine passports the next battle in the pandemic culture wars

Republicans go to war over vaccine passports

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said he will not vote for new federal gun laws

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3/30/21

McConnell after Kentucky passes vacancy law: 'I'm not going anywhere'

Mitch McConnell Makes Appeal To Republican Men: 'No Good Argument Not To' Get Vaccine

GOP Congressman 'Happy' To Tout COVID-19 Stimulus Funds That He Voted Against

Georgia governor criticizes 'ridiculous' calls for boycotts over voting law

Florida COVID numbers face new scrutiny

GOP lawmakers ask Mayorkas for documents on warnings from DHS to Biden on immigration

What Mitt Romney thinks of Biden administration so far, and where GOP is headed

Sen. Toomey accuses the Fed of overstepping on climate change and other social issues

Rep. Matt Gaetz faces Justice Dept. investigation over alleged relationship with teen girl

Pence lays groundwork for 2024 run after defying Trump over 2020 election

Republican politics and right-wing media continue to fuse

Opinion: The GOP is facing a sickness deeper than the coronavirus

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3/29/21

Ted Cruz Complains He Was Taunted At The Border And You Know What Happened Next

McConnell blames election-related ‘confusion’ for Republican vaccine reluctance

Murkowski faces new Republican challenger after drawing Trump's ire

McCarthy calls on Pelosi to reject efforts to contest Iowa House race

Graham on Georgia legislation prohibiting giving water to voters in line: 'Doesn't make a whole lot of sense to me'

Lindsey Graham’s AR-15 scenario is not the reality of South Carolina gun violence

DeSantis vows to take executive action against 'vaccine passports'

Georgia Governor Declares Water a Gateway Drug That Leads to Voting

New lawsuit challenges Georgia's GOP-backed election law

GOP seeks control in local elections
(Republican lawmakers in some states are granting themselves broad powers and limiting voter access.)

Josh Hawley became a pariah in Washington after the insurrection. Does it matter?

Why Transgender Girls Are Suddenly the G.O.P.’s Culture-War Focus

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3/28/21

Maine GOP rejects motion to censure Collins

Toomey, Murphy say expanded background checks on gun sales could pass Senate

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3/27/21

Sen. Mike Lee calls migrant camps at southern border ‘unacceptable’

Republicans in Washington state still pushing the election conspiracy that won’t die

Arkansas gov. signs law letting doctors refuse to treat on basis of morality, religion

Florida's DeSantis threatens lawsuit if CDC doesn't enable U.S. cruises to resume by summer

The Republican surrender to gun violence

Opinion: Georgia’s shameful new voting laws are a product of GOP desperation

Opinion: Mitch McConnell needs to remember why Republicans are in such poor standing in D.C.

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3/26/21

Michigan GOP chair calls top Democratic women 'witches'

Republicans ask U.S. Supreme Court to let them defend Trump immigration rule

Kemp fires back at Biden: Nothing 'Jim Crow' about Georgia law

Ted Cruz’s misleading memories of his 2013 gun proposal

Mitt Romney gets Profile in Courage Award for impeachment vote

After Trump tried to intervene in the 2020 vote, state Republicans are moving to take more control of elections

Far-Right Extremists Move From ‘Stop the Steal’ to Stop the Vaccine

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3/25/21

Georgia governor signs into law sweeping voting bill that curtails the use of drop boxes and allows challenges to voting eligibility

Republicans Push for Greater Power Over How Elections Are Run

GOP senator tweets statue of himself holding gun to Biden: 'Come and take it'

Ted Cruz is selling 'spring break' tank tops featuring himself with a mullet: 'McConnell in the front, MAGA in the back'

Anti-Cheney measure stalls in Wyoming

Trump inspired Republican Senate candidates create early tensions over direction of the party

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3/24/21

McConnell says he and Biden aren't talking

MITCH MCCONNELL IS SHOCKED THE GOP GETS ACCUSED OF VOTER SUPPRESSION JUST BECAUSE IT’S TRYING TO DRAMATICALLY LIMIT VOTING

Mitch McConnell is wrong. Here’s the filibuster’s ‘racial history.’

Ted Cruz Falsely Suggests CDC Guidelines Are Why He Won't Wear A Mask On TV

Graham seeks to impose strict limitations on asylum system

REPUBLICANS BRAVELY ANNOUNCE PLANS TO DO NOTHING TO STOP MASS SHOOTINGS

Extremism and bad candidates cost the GOP the Senate before. What does the party do now?

Republicans Fear Flawed Candidates Could Imperil Key Senate Seats

Republicans Push for Greater Power Over How Elections Are Run

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3/23/21

Cruz accuses Democrats of playing 'ridiculous theater' in proposals following mass shootings

Ted Cruz slams Democrats' gun control measures: 'It makes it worse'

Senate GOP continues to resist push for expanded background checks in aftermath of recent mass shooting

McConnell rips Dems for engaging in 'coordinated campaign' to smear Senate filibuster as 'racist'

GOP Congressman blasts tax hikes to pay for infrastructure plan

Republicans sound early note of opposition against $3 trillion White House infrastructure plan

The Georgia GOP Is Begging Biden To Act On Battery Plant, While Dems Stay Silent

Will appealing to White grievance be the ticket for the GOP in 2022? Ron Johnson may be the test case.

We need more than thoughts, prayers, and gestures. We need gun reform

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3/22/21

Assaulting the Truth, Ron Johnson Helps Erode Confidence in Government

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson falsely claimed Greenland only recently froze and now admits he has 'no idea' about its history

GOP Senator Slammed For Criticizing Biden's 'Humane Treatment Of Immigrants'

Georgia GOP voting bills advance as some provisions dropped

Mo Brooks launches Senate bid in Alabama

House conservatives ramp up efforts on child care bills

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3/21/21

Romney says he cares about racial justice. Now’s his chance to vote that way.

Rep. Tom Reed apologizes for sexual misconduct detailed in Post report, won’t challenge Cuomo in 2022

Johnson, Grassley indecision freezes key Senate races

McCarthy hires top Trump official to run political operation

Florida's DeSantis positions himself as Trump's heir to the WH

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3/20/21

'An all-hands moment': GOP rallies behind voting limits

GOP warns HR 1 could be 'absolutely devastating for Republicans'

Arizona Republicans target the state's mail voting system in series of bills

GOP hammers Democrats over Iowa Democrat's election challenge

Susan Collins is baffled as to why the White House 'would want to alienate' her

Julia Letlow wins special election in Louisiana to replace her late husband

Opinion: Mitch McConnell is running scared

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3/19/21

As Republicans Shun Vaccines, Congress Toils to Return to Normal

Ron Johnson’s misleading citation of data to back his ‘concern’ about BLM protesters

This Is How Twisted Kevin McCarthy Has Become By His Loyalty to a Vulgar Talking Yam

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3/18/21

Ted Cruz releases holds on Biden nominees as administration looks to get tough on Russia pipeline

Graham on proposed return of talking filibuster: 'I would talk 'til I fell over'

McCarthy in combative exchange with CNN's Raju on election

McConnell: Pelosi trying to 'overturn a state-certified election' in Iowa

GOP senator blocks bill to prevent private debt collectors from seizing stimulus checks

Republicans seize on immigration as border crossings surge

Why Sen. Lee and other Republicans criticized the Equality Act during its first Senate hearing

Mitt Romney says aging Congress isn’t equipped to come up with plan to counter China

GOP lawmaker references lynching during anti-Asian violence hearing: ‘Find all the rope in Texas and get a tall oak tree’

Here we go again with the theater’: Fauci pushes back on Rand Paul’s amateur epidemiology — again

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3/17/21

'Unlawful': GOP demands probe into Biden's border wall halt

Republican attorneys general threaten key element of the $1.9 trillion stimulus

Susan Collins Casts Lone GOP Vote to Advance Becerra HHS Nomination

House Republicans vote to approve restoring earmarks after decade-long ban

Sasse Hits Whitehouse’s ‘Paranoid Obsession’ with FBI’s Kavanaugh Background Check

Graham warns of repercussions if Democrats gain another Senate seat in 2022

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3/16/21

Mitch McConnell darkly threatens 'scorched earth Senate' if Democrats eliminate the filibuster

Top Senate Republican issues stark warning as Democrats take aim at filibuster

Romney, Lee vote against Deb Haaland’s historic confirmation as green groups, energy interests weigh in

GOP state lawmakers and election officials launch commission to examine voting laws

Migrants are not overrunning U.S. border towns, despite the political rhetoric

Republicans struggle to drown out Biden's 'Help is Here' pandemic relief tour

A number of Republican lawmakers are saying no to COVID-19 vaccines

McCarthy decries ‘political stunt’ after troops visit lawmaker’s office

RNC plans aggressive counterprogramming to Biden campaign to sell COVID relief

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3/15/21

McConnell Hits Biden’s ‘Bizzare’ Goal of Small Gatherings by July 4th

Ted Cruz Mocked After He Demands Military Stop Bullying Tucker Carlson

National Black Farmers Association calls for Graham to apologize over 'racist' comments

Judge orders Arizona GOP to pay $18K in failed presidential election lawsuits

GOP visits border, criticizes Biden policies

Texas GOP launches avalanche of bills to curtail voting

Ron Johnson keeps digging

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3/14/21

These Utah Republicans haven’t given up punishing Mitt Romney for his impeachment vote

Poll: Majority of Iowans do not want Grassley to seek reelection

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3/13/21

GOP goes on the attack against Biden reliefbill

Gov. Ron DeSantis said 'any type of lockdown' in Florida is 'insane,' despite Biden's warning of possibly reinstating restrictions

Critics call Sen. Ron Johnson's insurrection comments racist

A GOP lawmaker says the ‘quality’ of a vote matters. Critics say that’s ‘straight out of Jim Crow.’

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3/12/21

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson says he never felt threatened during Jan. 6 Capitol attack, calls mob 'patriots'

Dr. Seuss goes to Washington: How the GOP plans to use the culture wars to win elections

The Democrats’ coronavirus relief package is popular. Republicans hope to dent it.

McConnell backs new process to fill Kentucky Senate vacancy

GOP leader to try to force Swalwell off panel

DeSantis to Biden: Thought of reinstating COVID-19 restrictions 'insane'

A Republican’s comments on Black Lives Matter get pushback for calling to mind stereotypes

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3/11/21

How GOP-backed voting measures could create hurdles for tens of millions of voters
(At least 250 new laws have been proposed in 43 states to limit mail, early in-person and Election Day voting.)

Did Republicans just sign their midterms death warrant? 

Republicans will pay in 2022 for opposing the COVID-19 relief plan

Republican Retirements Are the Price Mitch McConnell Is Paying for Selling Out His Party to Donald Trump

Only 11 percent of Republicans view the pandemic as the country's most pressing issue, poll finds

Maryland GOP governor applauds Biden after prime-time COVID-19 address

Opinion: Roy Blunt wanted compromise and cordiality. He couldn’t survive the Trump GOP’s descent.

After sinking Neera Tanden over old tweets, GOP looks to same playbook for other Biden nominees

Sen. Mike Lee introduces bill on faith-based adoption agencies amid effort to expand LGBTQ protections

Sen. Mike Lee says massive voting rights bill was ‘written by the devil himself’

Conservatives are a lot more demanding of partisan loyalty than liberals

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3/10/21

McConnell voted to confirm Merrick Garland as attorney general 2 years after saying blocking his Supreme Court nomination was the 'most consequential thing I've ever done'

McConnell boasted that GOP group had outraised Trump's

Mitch McConnell faces bipartisan unpopularity: poll

GOP senator applauds restaurant stimulus money after voting against relief bill

CNN’s Brianna Keilar Busts Lindsey Graham’s Big ‘Magic’ Myth About Donald Trump

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3/9/21

A top House Republican says the GOP has gone 'off the rails' and risks becoming a 'regional party'

Between Trump and a hard place: Senate's McConnell faces bipartisan unpopularity: poll

Blunt's retirement deals blow to McConnell inner circle

'Bad news': Wave of GOP retirements signals battles ahead

GOP Texas lawmaker introduces bill to allow death penalty for women who have abortions

Arkansas governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

GOP leaders reiterate commitment to working with Trump amid back-and-forth

Republican donations surge despite corporate boycott after Capitol riots

Sen. Mike Lee cites popular Latter-day Saint hymn in opposition to COVID-19 relief plan

Lee likens effort to restore congressional earmarks to legal bribery

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law shortening Iowa's early and Election Day voting

Trump's pitch for campaign donors sparks wariness among GOP officials

What the GOP voting restrictions actually do vs. what proponents claim

Koch network pushes private-sector health-care agenda to counter Biden’s public option

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3/8/21

Lindsey Graham points to GOP’s reality under Trump: It’s a hostage situation

What Is Happening to the Republicans?

Roy Blunt’s Senate exit highlights big opportunity for GOP’s Trump wing in 2022

Meet the GOP voters who could decide whether the U.S. reaches herd immunity

To show loyalty to Trump, Republican state officials nationwide push new voting restrictions

RNC fires back at Trump, says it 'has every right' to use his name in fundraising appeals

GOP stumbles give Democrats new hope in Texas

Iowa governor signs bill to shorten early voting, close polls earlier

Fact check: Prisoners also got relief checks from the pandemic bills Trump signed and Cotton voted for

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3/7/21

Know when to hold 'em: Pence 'playing his cards right' in plotting political return

Graham: Trump can make GOP bigger, stronger, or he 'could destroy it'

GOP senator defends Cheney, Murkowski after Trump rebuke

McConnell planning an 'escape hatch' in case he leaves Senate before term expires, report says

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3/6/21

Ron Johnson's lazy obstruction exposes the reality of the filibuster

Tommy Tuberville introduces anti-trans amendment to COVID relief bill, gets voted down

Cruz puts hold on Biden's CIA nominee

Republicans aren’t fighting Democrats. They’re fighting democracy.

2,000 page report shows House GOP posting attacks on 2020 election

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3/5/21

A day after forcing marathon bill reading, Johnson says 'preference' to leave Senate

Biden's relief bill isn't getting bipartisan support like previous stimulus bills. What do Republicans dislike so much?

McConnell makes failed bid to adjourn Senate after hours-long delay

It Appears Mitch McConnell Has Done All the Dirty Work Of Which He's Capable

Ex-House Speaker Paul Ryan Is Fundraising For Pro-Impeachment Rep. Liz Cheney

Fighting Biden virus aid, GOP rekindles Obama-era strategy

GOP governors scorn pandemic restrictions as they compete for primacy in a pro-Trump party

South Carolina Republicans Face a Trump-Fuelled Schism

What Republicans talk about when they talk about the 'working class'

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3/4/21

Chuck Grassley says he could support raising the minimum wage to $9 or $10

N.C. Republicans censured their senior senator for voting against Trump. But they are silent on Rep. Madison Cawthorn.

The Republican grievance perpetual motion machine

Murkowski emerges as focus of Biden effort to find GOP support for his agenda

Alabama's Republican governor extends face mask mandate

West Virginia's GOP Governor Calls Lifting Mask Mandates An Ill-Advised 'Macho Thing'

Scaramucci says if GOP goes with Trump in 2024 he'll 'liquidate' the party

GOP state lawmakers seek to nullify federal gun limits

Ron Johnson grinds Senate to halt, irritating many

Top Republican: 'Outrageous' to extend National Guard deployment at Capitol

Merrick Garland’s AG confirmation delayed by GOP lawmakers

Trump inadvertently boosts Biden's stimulus messaging with another statement raging against McConnell

Republicans Won Blue-Collar Votes. They’re Not Offering Much in Return.
(Party leaders want to capitalize on Donald Trump’s appeal to the white working class. But in recent weeks, they’ve offered very little to advance working people’s economic interests.)

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3/3/21

Republicans Accuse Biden of Trying to Score Political Points by Ending Pandemic

Sunk Cost King Mike Pence Is Still Pushing the Big Lie After It Nearly Got Him Killed

Pence breaks silence to criticize 2020 election

EXCLUSIVE: How the Senate GOP is scrambling to 'strengthen' 2nd Amendment in face of Biden 'threat'

Garland's AG nomination delayed by GOP roadblocks

DeSantis's rising GOP profile fuels 2024 talk

Senate GOP will force clerks to read bill to delay COVID-19 relief vote

Susan Collins Will Vote For Interior Secretary Nominee Deb Haaland

The real post-Trump GOP divide: House vs. Senate

IG finds misuse of office by Elaine Chao at Transportation

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3/2/21

Trump’s return at CPAC puts GOP divisions back in the spotlight

Trump's reemergence poses risks for GOP, media

Trump's cash plea could complicate GOP fundraising efforts

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3/1/21

Rep. Jim Jordan’s false claim that Pelosi denied a request for National Guard troops

Jim Jordan calls for House Judiciary hearing on 'cancel culture'

Some GOP state lawmakers help spread COVID-19 misinformation

Murkowski says no decision after Tanden meeting

Republican rips GOP lawmakers for voting by proxy from CPAC

GOP may hold keys to Democrats' long-sought minimum wage hike

Anti-Trump conservatives rally to back Vanita Gupta, Biden’s pick for key Justice Dept. post

2nd Democrat calls for investigation of DeSantis's vaccine distribution

Senate confirms Miguel Cardona as education secretary

Senate panel votes to advance Garland's nomination to be AG

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2/28/21

Overstuffed $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill endangers future growth and prosperity: Kasich

Allies of Rep. Adam Kinzinger launch super PAC to support Republicans who have bucked Trump

Rick Scott: GOP is ‘voters' party,’ not Trump's

Republican Sen. Sasse slams Nebraska GOP for "weird worship" of Trump after state party rebuke

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says despite GOP divisions over Trump impeachment, the party 'overwhelmingly' agrees on most issues

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2/27/21

Most House Republicans voted not to certify some election results. Democrats are still seething.

The making of Madison Cawthorn: How falsehoods helped propel the career of a new pro-Trump star of the far right
(Cawthorn has emerged as one of the most visible figures among newly arrived House Republicans, who have promoted baseless assertions and pushed a radicalized ideology that has become a driving force in the GOP)

Mike Lee argues the left is attacking the Bill of Rights

After impeachment vote, Rep. Herrera Beutler draws pro-Trump challengers

McCarthy: 'I would bet my house' GOP takes back lower chamber in 2022

Collins urges Biden to revisit order on US-Canada border limits

Ted Cruz Mocks AOC Days After She Raised $5 Million for Struggling Texans

Republicans sued over proxy voting in the pandemic. Now they're using it to speak at CPAC.

Former CPAC Chair Minces No Words Slamming What The Event, GOP Have Now Become

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2/26/21

Dissecting the House GOP spin against Biden’s $1.9 trillion covid relief bill

Key Republican senator won't push for Medicaid work requirements in Iowa this year

Mitt Romney says if schools want pandemic aid, they need to offer in-person classes

Sen. Mike Lee rejects as ‘horrible policy’ idea of removing president’s sole authority for nuclear launch

Romney again pushes for stop to sale of flavored vaping products

At CPAC, Cruz and Hawley remain defiant about Capitol riot

Cruz hits back at Boehner for telling him to 'go f--- yourself'

Jim Jordan says Trump should lead GOP after keeping promises over four years in office

McCarthy: No commitment from Trump to not target Republicans

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2/25/21

Mitch McConnell accuses Democrats of plot to 'nationalize' elections

McConnell says he'd back Trump as 2024 GOP nominee

The GOP might oppose one of the most popular bills in decades. How risky is that?

Kevin McCarthy and Chip Roy defended Liz Cheney and criticized Trump. Now both have reversed course.

Romney’s child benefit proposal gaining diverse fans

Dissecting the House GOP spin against Biden’s $1.9 trillion covid relief bill

GOP rallies solidly against Democrats' virus relief package

Haley isolated after Trump fallout

Conservatives go after Cheney for Trump CPAC remarks

Rand Paul criticized for questioning of transgender health nominee

Here are the three GOP lawmakers who voted for the Equality Act

Conspiracy theories and lies drive rift within GOP

The Republican Party Is Now in Its End Stages

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2/24/21

Mitch McConnell: Nancy Pelosi's plan for investigating the Capitol attack is a 'bizarre partisan concept'

The GOP’s increasingly novel relationship with the Constitution

Republicans introduce a torrent of new laws to restrict voting

Sen. Mike Lee presses Interior nominee Deb Haaland on pending fate of Utah monuments

Mitt Romney criticizes Biden’s HHS secretary nominee over abortion, expansion of Medicare

GOP moderates appear open to Becerra as health secretary

McCarthy, Cheney clash over whether Trump should speak at CPAC

Rep. Jim Jordan's 'Trump Is The Leader’ Of The GOP Tweet Goes Awry

Adam Kinzinger says the battle with Trumpism has to be fought in public

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2/23/21

McConnell to support Garland for attorney general

GOP Senate leaders sound off on COVID relief bill

Collins: Biden's $1.9T coronavirus package won't get any Senate GOP votes

Republicans release bill to 'gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $10'

Liz Cheney: GOP must not 'trivialize' gravity of Capitol riot

The Republicans Finally Face Merrick Garland—and Act as if They Were the Ones Unfairly Treated

Ron Johnson’s extreme effort to distance Trump supporters from the Capitol Riot

House GOP warns Biden against lifting sanctions on Iran

Chuck Grassley unapologetic about blocking Merrick Garland from U.S. Supreme Court

Mike Lee probes how far attorney general nominee Merrick Garland might push gun control

Romney: 'Pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination if he ran for president

Poll: Vaccine acceptance rising — except among Republicans

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2/22/21

State Lawmakers Defy Governors in a Covid-Era Battle for Power

Colorado Republicans want to change automatic mail voting and other election laws. Democrats say it’s just to appeal to the GOP base

GOP targets Florida voting laws
(Republicans tout the state’s system but still want to restrict access — part of a wave inspired by Trump.)

Graham, Trump huddle to talk GOP's 2022 strategy

GOP not worried about voting against popular relief bill

Susan Collins says she'll vote against Neera Tanden nomination for OMB

Republicans demand equal representation on 1/6 Commission

In Pennsylvania - an important swing state - thousands have quit the GOP since the US Capitol riot

Former RNC Chair Has 3 Short Words For Republicans Wanting A Trump Party

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2/21/21

Republicans eye federal funds to help pay Texans’ exorbitant energy bills

Steve Scalise, No. 2 House Republican, Still Won't Say Election Wasn't Stolen

Arkansas' GOP governor says he won't back a Trump 2024 bid

Crist calls on DOJ to investigate DeSantis over coronavirus vaccine distribution

Pence declined invitation to attend CPAC: reports

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2/20/21

Republicans Struggle to Derail Increasingly Popular Stimulus Package

Economic hardship and anxiety have accelerated the Republican Party’s radicalization, experts say

GOP: McConnell-Trump civil war will hurt Republicans

Impeachment vote becomes defining moment for GOP senator

Lee says Romney shouldn’t be punished for impeachment vote

Lindsey Graham said ‘Count me out’ after the Capitol riot. But he’s all in with Trump again.

State GOP lawmakers propose flurry of voting restrictions to placate Trump supporters, spurring fears of a backlash

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2/19/21

Ted Cruz: Poster child for bad travel decisions

Cancun fallout threatens to deal lasting damage to Cruz

Trump fans tout DeSantis as their COVID hero and possible 2024 nominee. But Florida's data tells a different story.

Lee after Romney's impeachment vote: There's enough room in GOP 'for both of us'

Lindsey Graham latest Republican to 'bend the knee' to Trump in Mar-a-Lago visit

Judge rejects Rep. Devin Nunes defamation suit against CNN

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2/18/21

Trump-McConnell clash threatens to settle into a cold war as GOP eyes midterms

Trump ready to make McConnell's life miserable

Trump-McConnell rift divides GOP donors

Trump-McConnell feud threatens Republicans' path to power

Sen. Collins responds after Maine's Republican Party condemns her vote to impeach Trump

Romney explains impeachment vote, calls on senators to affirm Biden won

Sen. Ted Cruz faces storm of controversy for flying to Cancun as Texas grapples with power outages caused by severe weather

SC governor signs abortion ban; Planned Parenthood sues

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2/17/21

THE DONALD TRUMP-MITCH MCCONNELL RIFT IS EXPLODING INTO OPEN WARFARE

McConnell ‘laughed’ at Trump’s blistering attack and plans to ignore former president from now on

Graham defends McConnell following Trump’s attack

Mitt Romney says he will push to raise the minimum wage

‘Humans Against Mike Lee’ campaign launches to unseat senator for opposing Trump impeachment

Sen. Mike Lee gripes that tech giants ‘want to control what information we are allowed to access’

The overwhelming lesson of the Trump era: Republicans often rebuke Trump — when they have latitude

'I got no defense' Ted Cruz admits in controversy over energy policies in California and Texas

Lindsey Graham says Republicans 'don't have a snowball's chance in hell' of regaining a Senate majority without Trump

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2/16/21

Trump rips McConnell in lengthy statement after being acquitted in impeachment trial

Trump tells GOP to ditch McConnell, vows to back primary challengers

Ron Johnson and the emerging hoax-ification of the Capitol riot

Republicans who voted to convict Trump in impeachment trial face backlash

Mitt Romney accused of being ‘deep state’ agent in proposed censure motion

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s family bashed him for opposing Trump: ‘We are thoroughly disgusted with you!’

Sen. Pat Toomey faces censure over impeachment vote: 'We did not send him there to do the right thing'

North Carolina Republican leaders vote to censure Burr over impeachment vote

GOP exploitstactic to stop Biden
(Republican attorneys general are embracing the legal playbook Democrats used over the last four years.)

GOP eyes the playbook California used to stymie Trump

Ted Cruz's tweet about Calif. energy policy resurfaces

GOP Sens. Mitt Romney and Tom Cotton announce bill to raise the minimum wage that also bars undocumented workers

Opinion: Trump’s rot has reached the GOP’s roots

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2/15/21

McConnell defends acquittal in WSJ op-ed but blasts Trump's 'unhinged falsehoods'

McConnell doesn't rule out getting involved in Republican primaries

Opinion: Now begins McConnell’s project to shrink Trump’s GOP influence

Maine GOP to consider censuring Collins over vote to convict Trump

North Carolina Republican Party votes to censure Burr for vote to convict Trump

Mitt Romney facing possible censure in Utah: Report

Ron Johnson says Capitol attack 'didn't seem like an armed insurrection'

GOP weighs future after trial
(In wake of Trump’s acquittal, Republicans are divided on the power ex-president will hold in party.)

Trump’s acquittal further polarizes factions within the GOP

Divided over Trump’s legacy, Republicans save his political future

75 percent of Republicans want Trump to play prominent role in GOP: poll

Thousands of Republicans drop party affiliation following Capitol riot

Poll: A majority of Americans say they want Trump to be unable to hold future office

A GOP donor gave $2.5 million for a voter fraud investigation. Now he wants his money back.

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2/14/21

Trump 'ready to move on,' rebuild GOP to retake Congress, Republicans say

After impeachment acquittal, Trump remains dominant in GOP

Senate GOP ready to turn page on Trump

‘A moment of truth’? After years of Trump’s lies, amplified by MAGA media, that proved impossible for most Republicans

Utah’s Mitt Romney votes — again — for impeachment; Mike Lee opposes it as Senate acquits Trump

Cassidy pens column explaining vote to convict Trump

Louisiana Republican Party Censures Sen. Bill Cassidy For Voting To Convict Trump

Lindsey Graham says Mitch McConnell speech slamming Trump could haunt Republicans in 2022

History Will Find Trump Guilty

Opinion: The massive GOP betrayal of our democracy requires a forceful Democratic response

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2/13/21

Trump acquitted on impeachment charge of inciting deadly attack on the Capitol

4 final takeaways from Trump’s impeachment trial

How Democratic and Republican senators voted on Trump’s second impeachment

How the Question of Trump’s Behavior During the Capitol Assault Shook Up the Impeachment Trial

Trump’s defense is short on facts
(Attorneys for the ex-president dodge questions and finish quickly in his Senate impeachment trial.)

McConnell unloads on Trump: 'Morally responsible' for provoking mob

McCarthy and Trump got into expletive-filled argument during Capitol riot, sources say

North Carolina GOP condemns Burr for impeachment vote against Trump

Toomey on Trump vote: 'His betrayal of the Constitution' required conviction

Collins: Trump 'incited an insurrection' to prevent transfer of power

Johnson confronts Romney after vote on witnesses

Even with acquittal, GOP sees trial ending Trump's shot at future office

Trump conviction vote exposes GOP divide

'Only just begun': Donald Trump thanks Senate Republicans for second impeachment acquittal

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2/12/21

All eyes on Republican senators after strong presentation by House managers

GOP senators face defining vote on Trump

Mike Lee meets privately with Trump’s lawyers, even though he acts as juror in impeachment trial

Nikki Haley Slams Trump’s Election Claims: ‘We Shouldn’t Have Followed Him’

Nebraska Sen. Sasse bets political future on opposing Trump

Tuberville defends account of Trump call during Capitol riot

New details about Trump-McCarthy shouting match show Trump refused to call off the rioters

No. 2 GOP senator suggests he's open to censuring Trump

Even with acquittal, GOP sees trial ending Trump's shot at future office

Graham’s post-election call with Raffensperger will be scrutinized in Georgia probe, person familiar with inquiry says

The Chamber embraces Biden. And Republicans are livid.

Impeachment trial shows him under attack — but Pence remains loyal to Trump

A large share of Republicans want Trump to remain head of the party, CNBC survey shows

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2/11/21

McConnell not pressuring GOP to acquit Trump

GOP senators praise impeachment managers but say Trump will be acquitted

GOP senators met with Trump's impeachment team to talk strategy

NRCC finance chair: Republicans who voted for Trump impeachment will not be penalized

Managers seek to make GOP think twice about Trump acquittal

Where Republican senators stand on Trump's 2nd impeachment trial

The important thing about the Mike Lee impeachment trial dust-up

Dozens of former Republican officials in talks to form anti-Trump third party

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2/10/21

Mitt Romney has harrowing cameo in impeachment videos that show Capitol violence

Sen. Cassidy’s impeachment trial vote shows he might want to be a bipartisan dealmaker

A Washington state Republican made the strongest case yet for Trump’s impeachment, but is anybody listening?

Utah Sen. Mike Lee says inflammatory comments from Trump ‘not different’ from some by Democrats

Impeachment trial descends into chaos over Lee objection

Grassley says Trump impeachment trial could wrap up by early next week — possibly sooner

Murkowski: I don't know how Trump could be elected again

Gaetz hits back at Kinzinger PAC targeting 'Trumpism'

Graham assures Trump of acquittal after rocky start to trial

GOP senators draw criticism for appearing to pay half-hearted attention to impeachment trial

Former Republican officials in talks to form center-right anti-Trump party: report

‘There’s Nothing Left’: Why Thousands of Republicans Are Leaving the Party

GOP leaders on three committees push Pelosi on stimulus markups

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2/9/21

Senate votes trial constitutional; six Republicans vote 'yes'

Bill Cassidy joins five other Republican senators who broke ranks to vote that Trump's impeachment trial is constitutional

GOP senators send clear signal: Trump's getting acquitted

Senate finds impeachment trial is constitutional, but most Republicans still disagree

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace on the Capitol insurrection: ‘We need to rebuild our party’

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2/8/21

GOP registration drop after Capitol riots reflects growing trend

Kinzinger in op-ed calls on GOP senators to convict Trump in impeachment trial

Liz Cheney calls on GOP to stop 'embracing' Trump ahead of Senate impeachment trial

Ted Cruz Swipes At 'Team Biden,' But 'Team Cruz' Gets Totally Dunked Instead

Rep. Ron Wright has died after battle with covid-19

Republican Sen. Richard C. Shelby announces he will retire in 2022

The Republican Party Is Radicalizing Against Democracy

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2/7/21

GOP Rep. Liz Cheney says Trump ‘does not have a role as a leader of our party going forward’

Graham says Trump will have 'a place in history' for Capitol riots

GOP senator compares Trump impeachment proceedings to Soviet 'show trial'

Senate Republicans back Trump as impeachment trial nears

Kevin McCarthy told Liz Cheney to apologize for voting to impeach Trump

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2/6/21

GOP is too torn to fight Biden
(President enjoys a rare chance to tackle crises his way as divisions consume Republicans.)

Reps. Louie Gohmert, Andrew Clyde hit with $5,000 fines for dodging metal detectors

Republicans advance more than 100 bills that would restrict voting in wake of Trump's defeat

Republicans worry Greene could be drag on party in suburbs

Wyoming Republican Party censures Cheney over Trump impeachment vote

GOP senator urges Biden to confirm US will keep embassy in Jerusalem

Daines seeks to block Haaland confirmation to Interior

Ex-GOP congressman suggests many Republicans are discussing whether to form a new anti-Trump party

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2/5/21

Republicans claim they are being silenced as they speak to millions of viewers

After losing committee assignments, Marjorie Taylor Greene says she has been ‘freed’ to push the GOP further right

CAN TRUMP’S GRIP ON THE GOP BE LOOSENED? REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN ADAM KINZINGER SAYS YES
    
On right-wing cable TV, Sen. Mike Lee calls articles of impeachment ‘irresponsible’

GOP lawmakers fined $5,000 for bypassing House security screenings

GOP lawmakers call for Pelosi to be fined over new screenings

Cotton Tries to Force Dems to Vote on Court-Packing

The post-Trump identity crisis that’s fracturing the GOP

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2/4/21

McConnell and the GOP are preparing a barrage of budget amendments to water down Biden's COVID-19 stimulus package

Cruz blocks vote on Biden Commerce secretary nominee over Huawei concerns

GOP senator warns his party must decide between 'conservatism and madness'

Mitt Romney proposes $350 monthly child allowance

A Republican, Mitt Romney, argues for child benefits in America

Moderate Mitt Romney and far-right Rand Paul join to oppose allowing transgender youth in girls’ sports

Michigan Republican defends impeachment vote to upset voters

DeSantis: Penalize Social Media That Blocks Politicians

Despite denouncing QAnon months ago, Kevin McCarthy now says, ‘I don’t even know what it is’

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley says his re-election decision is 'several weeks off'

Sen. Ben Sasse slams Nebraska GOP committee’s plans to censure him for criticizing Trump

Republicans worry their big tent will mean big problems in 2022 elections

7,600 active Utah Republican voters have left the party since the U.S. Capitol attack

Conservative group calls out Republicans by name in scathing new Fox News ad

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2/3/21

McCarthy moves to keep splintering GOP intact, with protection for both Cheney and Greene

McCarthy announces no disciplinary actions against Greene

Defend or rebuke? House GOP faces difficult vote over Greene

Republicans rally to keep Cheney in power

Romney: GOP 'should have nothing to do with' Marjorie Taylor Greene

'She doesn't represent the party': Sen. Joni Ernst condemns Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene

For the first time, Mike Lee votes for one of Biden’s Cabinet nominees — Pete Buttigieg

Jim Jordan, Amid Pandemic: Cancel Culture 'Most Dangerous Thing' Happening Today

State Republican Leaders Are Rushing to Exploit Trump’s Big Lie

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2/2/21

Gulf grows between GOP's McConnell, McCarthy

Not a single Senate Republican voted to advance the stimulus package that would give most Americans a $1,400 one-time check

GOP senator says Covid relief ‘figure should not be foreordained’ after Biden meeting

Mitt Romney says Biden shows ‘genuine interest’ in working with GOP on pandemic aid package

Romney: Disingenuous to criticize Democrats after big spending under Trump

The GOP’s biggest response to Trump’s baseless voter fraud push could still be coming

Rick Scott’s zombie claim about voter fraud in 2018

Rep. Liz Cheney’s vote to impeach Trump prompts a voter rebellion in her home state

Lindsey Graham has a warning for Democrats who want to call witnesses at Trump's impeachment trial

Lindsey Graham proven wrong immediately after trying to defend numerous Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's statements

House Republicans weigh stripping Greene from committee assignments as GOP senators repudiate her views

House Republican lawmakers seek to remove Omar from committee assignments - Fox News

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2/1/21

Republicans push for $1,000 stimulus checks. Here’s who would qualify for the money

Romney among GOP lawmakers urging Biden to meet with them on virus relief

Biden, Senate Republicans hold lengthy meeting on coronavirus relief bill
(Senators sound hopeful tone exiting meeting, say they intend to continue working with administration)

Biden, GOP senators agree to more COVID-19 talks after 'excellent' first meeting

An estimated 29 million people would lose out on stimulus payments under GOP proposal

West Virginia Gov. Calls for Large-Scale Stimulus: ‘If We Throw Away Some Money Right Now, So What?’

GOP’s McConnell blasts ‘loony lies’ by Ga. Rep. Greene

McConnell: Marjorie Taylor Greene's views are a 'cancer' for the GOP

Greene draws rebuke from right as Republican Jewish Coalition condemns 'anti-Semitic comments'

An Emboldened Extremist Wing Flexes Its Power in a Leaderless G.O.P.

Ted Cruz Slammed For Saying Trump Impeachment Is 'Vindictive'

Graham shoots down request for Merrick Garland confirmation hearing Feb. 8

Missouri church leaders call for Hawley's resignation over election claims

RNC chairwoman expresses regret over Giuliani news conference

Dozens of former Bush officials leave Republican Party, calling it 'Trump cult'

Blinken: If it further breaks deal, Iran could amass material for nuke in weeks

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1/31/21

For McCarthy and McConnell, Two Paths on Trumpian Crisis Management

What Capitol attack? Amnesia sets in among Republicans in Washington

Arkansas' Republican governor praises Biden administration's 'seamless' vaccine distribution

On the Trail: GOP divided over growing anti-democratic drift in party

Republicans scramble to unify heading into next election cycle

South Carolina GOP censures Rep. Rice for impeachment vote

Trump loyalists in South Dakota turn on home state senator

GOP lawmakers seek tougher voting rules after record turnout

GOP Rep. Kinzinger starts PAC to challenge party’s embrace of Trump

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1/30/21

How Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, promoter of QAnon’s baseless theories, rose with support from key Republicans

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Controversies Are Piling Up. Republicans Are Quiet.

Romney blasts news of Trump call with Taylor Greene: 'Lies of a feather flock together'

While Mike Lee opposes impeaching Trump, he suggests censuring liberal congresswoman

Senate GOP has little interest in punishing Trump

GOP faces electoral conundrum in Georgia, new poll suggests

More Republican Congress members linked to extremist groups

South Carolina GOP censures Rep. Rice for impeachment vote

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1/29/21

How McConnell derailed Trump's impeachment trial before it started

How Mitch McConnell blew his 'LBJ moment' and handed the GOP back to Trump

As Wisconsin's Johnson weighs future, Trump ties take a toll

GOP under pressure to take action against Marjorie Taylor Greene

GOP group launches billboard campaign urging Cruz, Hawley to resign

Center-right Republicans fear party headed for disaster

Trump meets with McCarthy, agrees to help Republicans take back the House

Republicans condemned Trump. Now they're seeking his help.

GOP strategist predicts what will become of the GOP if Donald Trump isn’t convicted

Trump may poison the party, but Republicans have decided they need him

Ignoring calls to pull back, Gaetz slams Cheney in her home state

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel is trying to hold together a party that Donald Trump might want to tear up

GOP Sen. Rob Portman says Trump impeachment trial post-presidency could set a dangerous precedent

Ahead of Friday’s March for Life, Utah senators back anti-abortion legislation

Sen. Mike Lee has voted no on every one of President Joe Biden’s Cabinet-level nominees so far. Here’s why

Republicans face a choice between Donald Trump and reality

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1/28/21

McConnell Was Done With Trump. His Party Said Not So Fast.

McConnell misquotes Biden in an attempt to criticize his rush of executive orders

GOP group invests $700,000 into backing Sen. Josh Hawley after he was accused of helping to incite the Capitol riot

GOP lawmakers voice frustrations with McCarthy

GOP has growing Marjorie Taylor Greene problem

Jim Jordan says he won't run for Senate in 2022

In Wyoming, Cheney faces blowback for vote to impeach Trump

The GOP is self-policing ... further to the right

5 arguments the GOP is making against impeachment, parsed

Republicans back away from confronting Trump and his loyalists after the Capitol insurrection, embracing them instead

Nominee for U.N. ambassador joins Mitt Romney to warn about Chinese influence in Africa

Mitt Romney says Tokyo Olympic Games should be held despite the pandemic

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1/27/21

Utah Sen. Mike Lee says impeachment of Trump is unconstitutional; Romney says no question former president incited Capitol riot

Iowa U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst doubts Constitution allows impeachment of former presidents

Senate GOP boxes itself in on impeachment

Utah senators push bill to block presidents from creating or enlarging national monuments in Utah

The GOP’s Marjorie Taylor Greene problem is spinning out of control

QAnon-aligned Rep. Marjorie Greene's support for 'a bullet to the head' for Pelosi draws rebuke from House GOP leader

GOP to stay neutral should Trump run again

Republicans now 'shocked, shocked' that there's a deficit

Republicans who cheered Trump's executive orders now grumble about 'record number' from Biden

McCarthy to meet with Trump in Florida

Republicans Say It Is Unconstitutional to Hold Officials Accountable Unless They Are Hillary

TED CRUZ SUGGESTS EVERYONE JUST GET OVER TRUMP’S FASCIST LITTLE COUP

What Ted Cruz gets wrong about climate, jobs — and Pittsburgh

Tens of thousands of voters drop Republican affiliation after Capitol riot

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1/26/21

What McConnell got — and didn’t — on the filibuster

Nearly all GOP senators vote against impeachment trial for Trump, signaling likely acquittal

Just five GOP senators vote Trump impeachment trial is constitutional

Trump impeachment trial faces challenge from Republican Senator Paul

Senators discussing Trump censure resolution

Mitt Romney joins GOP senators seeking to block court packing with constitutional amendment

Ted Cruz pumps up Keystone job numbers

The Republican Party is at war with itself as it charts its post-Trump future

Portman's exit underscores Republican identity crisis

Pennsylvania GOP pledges full allegiance to Trump

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1/25/21

McConnell relents on Senate rules, signals power-sharing deal with Democrats

Republicans are worried about raising money for 2022 House races as corporations cut donations following riot

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney’s political clout just got a lot bigger with Democrats in control

Why Mitt Romney loses points with Utah Republicans, scores big with Democrats

GOP senators are split over Trump trial
(As House prepares to deliver impeachment article, Rubio says the idea is ‘stupid’ but Romney supports it.)

As Trump departs, his extremes live on in state GOPs

Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman announces he’s retiring, creating an open seat in 2022

Trump, allies raise pressure on Senate GOP ahead of impeachment

GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy says all Americans are culpable for Capitol riot, not just him

Giuliani Says He Cannot Pay $1.3 Billion in Damages Because He Does Not Know Any Real Billionaires

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1/24/21

Growing number of GOP senators oppose impeachment trial

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio coy on possible challenge from Ivanka Trump

Republican congressman played a role in Trump's campaign to fight election loss: NYT

Ted Cruz's 'Pittsburgh over Paris' campaign shows us just how dumb the Biden years are going to be

Sen. Rand Paul continues making false claims of 2020 election fraud

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1/23/21

Turned off by Biden’s approach, GOP opposition to stimulus relief intensifies

NYT: Rep. Perry played role in alleged Trump plan to oust acting AG

Arizona GOP censures top state Republicans McCain, Flake and Ducey

Kentucky Republican committee rejects resolution urging McConnell to condemn Trump impeachment

Prominent Senate Republican warns Trump trial could spark more impeachments

Trump jumps into a divisive battle over the Republican Party — with a threat to start a ‘MAGA Party’

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1/22/21

McConnell privately says he wants Trump gone as Republicans quietly lobby him to convict

Democrats may have regained the Senate, but McConnell is blocking them from taking up Biden's agenda

McCarthy contradicts himself on Trump's role in insurrection

McCarthy says he told Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene he disagreed with her impeachment articles against Biden

Republicans who impeached Trump are already on the chopping block

Cheney tests Trump grip on GOP post-presidency

Hawley, Cruz see approval ratings dip in wake of Capitol riot: poll

GOP Congressman: Give $1,400 stimulus checks to people who get the COVID-19 vaccine

Sen. Mike Lee pushes against gas tax hike with transportation nominee Pete Buttigieg

Gun incident involving Republican lawmaker prompts police probe

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1/21/21

McConnell criticizes Biden's Day 1 actions

McConnell seeks to delay Trump impeachment trial until February; Congress approves waiver for Austin to lead Pentagon

Group of House conservatives pushing to oust Liz Cheney, an effort Republican aides still view as a long shot

Liz Cheney's problems pile up

Ted Cruz tries to slam Biden's first day in the most clueless way possible

Ted Cruz under fire for saying Biden prioritizing 'citizens of Paris' by rejoining climate deal

Senate Democrats file ethics complaint against GOP Sens. Hawley, Cruz over roles in Capitol riot

Senate Republicans throw cold water on Biden's immigration proposal

Biden is already facing pressure to scale back his $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan

'Just move on': Republicans grapple with post-Trump future

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1/20/21

McConnell faces conservative backlash over Trump criticism

GOP senators praise Biden's inauguration speech

Romney: Founders didn't intend pardons to be used for 'cronies'

Mitt Romney’s full day: Speaks out on impeachment, Russia, China, poor cybersecurity

There’s a civil war all right, only right now it’s inside the Republican Party

Advice to National-Security Republicans as Biden Takes Office

Former GOP operative Michael Ellis placed on administrative leave from NSA top lawyer job

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1/19/21

McConnell: Trump ‘provoked’ Capitol siege, ‘fed lies’ to mob

Trump provoked deadly Capitol riot, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell says

McConnell keeps GOP guessing on Trump impeachment

McConnell, Schumer fail to cut power-sharing deal amid filibuster snag

GOP at a crossroads: Will Republicans break up with Trump, or embrace him further?

Lawmakers who objected to election results have been cut off from 20 of their 30 biggest corporate PAC donors

Justice Dept. will not pursue charges against Sen. Richard Burr over stock sales at outset of pandemic

Pence, other GOP officials expected to skip Trump send-off

Republicans built up QAnon backer Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, but now are they afraid of what they created?

Hawley Blocks Quick Vote on Biden’s DHS Secretary Nominee, Citing Lax Immigration Stance

Sasse Warns U.S. Not ‘Taking the Uyghur Genocide Seriously’

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1/18/21

The Coming Republican Amnesia
(How will the GOP recover from the Trump era? Pretend it never happened)

GOP senators wrestle with purging Trump from party

Trump exits White House silenced by Twitter, shunned by some in GOP

Lindsey Graham, Ignoring Trump's Role In Riot, Bashes Pelosi For Weak Capitol Security

Erin Burnett Takes Down 'Sycophant-In-Chief' Lindsey Graham

McConnell, Schumer close in on power-sharing agreement in evenly divided Senate

Barr told Trump that theories about stolen election were
 'bulls---':

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1/17/21

Republicans call for unity but won’t acknowledge Biden won fairly

Congresswoman's spokesman quits less than 2 weeks into term

Graham calls on Schumer to hold vote to dismiss article of impeachment against Trump

Lindsey Graham Warns That Pardoning Capitol Rioters Would ‘Destroy’ Trump

How Republicans Are Warping Reality Around the Capitol Attack

Kevin McCarthy warned members to not call out colleagues by name, citing potential political violence

Ted Cruz's former staffers say they are 'disgusted' by his role in the US Capitol insurrection and his unflinching support of Trump, report says

The NSA is ‘moving forward’ to install Michael Ellis, a former GOP operative, as its top lawyer, the agency said Sunday

Pence is helping Biden make the transition more normal. But their cooperation has risks for each.

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1/16/21

Republicans who voted for Trump’s impeachment receiving death threats

Trump leaves behind a Republican Party both broken and still in his grip

Republican lawmaker to ask Justice Department to investigate Trump's response to attack on U.S. Capitol

Impeachment trial tests Trump's grip on Senate GOP

Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP

In calling out Trump, Nikki Haley warns of a more sinister threat

'Hell, Yes,' Republicans Are Headed for a Bitter Internal Showdown

Rand Paul Warns One-Third of Republicans Will Leave Party if GOP Senators Back Impeachment

Pompeo’s last-minute actions on foreign policy will complicate Biden’s plans for a new direction

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1/15/21

GOP lawmakers explain why they voted for Trump's impeachment: 'It hurts my heart'

Former GOP congressman says he's leaving party: 'This has become a cult'

Republican lawmaker to ask Justice Department to investigate Trump's response to attack on U.S. Capitol

GOP divided over Liz Cheney's future

Abandon Trump? Deep in the G.O.P. Ranks, the MAGA Mind-Set Prevails

Sasse: Capitol rioters 'came dangerously close to starting a bloody constitutional crisis'

How the rioters who stormed the Capitol came dangerously close to Pence

Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer assistance ahead of inauguration

Mike Pence Has Nowhere to Go

Congressional Republicans balk at Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief plan, complicating push for quick passage

The post-Trump Republican Party has been gutted in almost every way imaginable

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1/14/21

McConnell about to school Trump on political power for the last time

GOP senators in spotlight as second impeachment trial looms

Pressure Mounts on Republicans to Buck Trump Amid Impeachment Battle

Few House Republicans defended Trump’s conduct as they opposed his second impeachment

Republicans’ Corporate Money Problem Is Getting Worse By The Day

Republican Party faces rage from both pro- and anti-Trump voters

McCarthy won't back effort to oust Cheney

Murkowski says it would be 'appropriate' to bar Trump from holding office again

GOP lawmaker buying body armor to protect against Trump supporters

The Republican Performance at the Impeachment Debate Set a New High-Water Mark for Shamelessness

The conscience of some conservatives
(The Republican Party launches an overdue civil war over Donald Trump)

Rudy Giuliani torched his credibility for Trump. He’s just the latest to find that wasn’t enough.

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1/13/21

McConnell blocks quick Trump trial, unsure how he'll vote

Trump impeachment trial likely during Biden presidency as McConnell refuses to reconvene Senate early

Republicans eager to subvert the 2020 election last week now insist the time has come for unity

Many Republicans sympathize with those who stormed the Capitol

Republicans Accuse Liz Cheney of Reading Constitution

Jordan calls on Cheney to step down from House leadership

Lindsey Graham Should Really Just Shut Up

Graham urging Biden to get Pelosi to 'call off' impeachment proceedings

GOP congressmen afraid they'll be killed if they vote to impeach, House Democrat says

A vote of conscience.’ Five House Republicans explain why they will vote to impeach Trump today.

The 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach President Trump

Stimulus: Rubio calls on Biden to increase direct payments to $2,000 'on the first day of your presidency'

Cotton: Senate lacks authority to hold impeachment trial once Trump leaves office

GOP Rep. Madison Cawthorn Was Armed With Gun During Insurrection He Helped Incite

Impeachment vote reveals GOP torn over how to deal with Trump

Trump Impeached—Again
(The U.S. president was impeached on charges of “incitement of insurrection” in a vote that laid bare deep divisions within the Republican Party over its post-Trump future.)

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1/12/21

McConnell Reportedly Pleased about Impeachment, Wants to Purge Trump from GOP

Growing number of GOP lawmakers say they support impeachment

Rep. Liz Cheney announces she will vote to impeach Trump

Early warning signs emerge for GOP after U.S. Capitol riots

‘There will be folks who try to kill us,’ says Republican congressman on going against Trump

Fractured by Trump, the G.O.P. Can’t Agree on a Way Back to Power

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley: There's 'very little opportunity' for Trump to lead the Republican Party, regardless of impeachment

Mitt Romney: ‘There must be a meaningful consequence’ for Trump inciting Capitol attack

Three House Republicans say they will vote to impeach Trump

Hawley, Cruz face rising anger, possible censure

GOP Sen. Tim Scott opposes impeaching Trump

'Stop the Steal' Organizer Says Several GOP Congressmen Helped Plan the Rally

Rep. Jim Jordan refuses to acknowledge Biden legitimately won the election

Former RNC chair says GOP will not be a governing majority again as long as it embraces Trumpism

Giuliani hit with disbarment complaint, faces possible expulsion from New York lawyers association

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1/11/21

Republicans block 25th Amendment resolution to oust Trump

GOP lawmakers told Trump takes some responsibility for Capitol riot

House GOP leader tells members to quit spreading lies on riot, antifa

Republicans gauge support for Trump impeachment

Congressional Republicans struggle to mount a response to Capitol riot

Nearly 6,000 lawyers and law students call for disbarment proceedings against Cruz and Hawley

GOP looks to win back Senate in 2022, as new NRSC chairman defends vote to reject Pa. results

After frosty few days, Pence, Trump appear to reach détente

“The Republican Party has a real opportunity to turn their backs on Trump”—calls to oust him grow

‘War for the soul’: Capitol riot elevates GOP power struggle between pro-Trump conspiracy theorists and party establishment

Treasury Department announces sanctions tied to Giuliani’s Biden attacks

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1/10/21

As Trump leaves office weakened, Republicans wonder if his wounds are fatal

Lawmakers may have been exposed to the coronavirus in Capitol lockdown, attending physician says

Republicans largely silent about consequences of deadly attack and Trump’s role in inciting it

Lawmakers who voted against Biden are denounced back home

Gosar's siblings push to have him removed from Congress after Capitol riot

Momentum for Trump impeachment soars as some in GOP say it's warranted after Capitol riot

Colin Powell: 'I can no longer call myself a fellow Republican'

Seemingly abandoning Trump, Pence said planning to attend Biden inauguration
(Reports say US vice president has decided to attend January 20 ceremony; incoming president says he’d be ‘honored to have him there’)

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1/9/21

He’s on his own’: Some Republicans begin to flee from Trump

Some Senate Republicans are open to impeachment, but path ahead is uncertain

‘GOP senator: Trump 'committed impeachable offenses'

Sen. Josh Hawley becomes public enemy No. 1 on Capitol Hill

Angry Trump supporters harass Lindsey Graham at D.C. airport: 'Traitor!'

Arizona county's Republican committee votes to censure Cindy McCain

Majority of Americans want Trump removed immediately after U.S. Capitol violence: Reuters/Ipsos poll

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1/8/21

McConnell circulates procedures for second Senate impeachment trial of Trump

Member of Senate GOP leadership: Impeaching Trump 'not going to happen'

Republicans Splinter Over Whether to Make a Full Break From Trump

Republican senators now regret not doing more to contain Trump

Republicans rethink Trump support amid Capitol siege fallout, administration exodus

The GOP’s sudden and convenient distancing from Trump’s voter fraud claims

Sasse says Trump was 'delighted' and 'excited' by reports of Capitol riot

Ted Cruz Touts Courageous Record of Opposing Trump for Past Two Minutes

‘I want him out:’ Murkowski becomes first Senate Republican to call for Trump to resign

'Acting President Pence'? 25th Amendment can rein in Trump even without removing him from office

Video surfaces of Oregon GOP Rep holding state Capitol door open last month, allowing protesters to enter

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1/7/21

TED CRUZ AND JOSH HAWLEY AREN’T SORRY

The Mob Is Gone, but the Crisis of the Republican Party Has Only Begun

The 147 Republicans Who Voted to Overturn Election Results

Insurrection:’ Mitt Romney blames Trump as a mob of his supporters storm the U.S. Capitol

‘Rep. Matt Gaetz and other GOP politicians baselessly suggest antifa is to blame for pro-Trump mob rioting into Capitol

‘Enough is enough’: A slew of Trump’s GOP allies finally hit their limit

Some Republicans hedge their bets on removing Trump from office

First Congressional Republican Openly Calls For Removing Trump With 25th Amendment

Cruz hits back after Ocasio-Cortez calls for his resignation

Shellshocked GOP ponders future with Trump

Cotton, Rubio Condemn Republicans Who Opposed Electoral Certification ‘For Political Advantage’

Six Republican lawmakers among rioters as police release photos of wanted

New GOP House member: I don't want my kids afraid 'every time that mommy goes to D.C.'

Pence opposes removing Trump under 25th Amendment

Trump's ex-White House chief of staff John Kelly supports using 25th Amendment to remove the President

Barr says Trump's conduct is a 'betrayal' of the presidency

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1/6/21

Mitch McConnell’s forceful rejection of Trump’s election ‘conspiracy theories’

Ted Cruz’s electoral vote speech will live in infamy

Utah Rep. John Curtis criticizes GOP challenge to electoral votes

Lindsey Graham says 'enough is enough' on Trump bid to overturn the election: 'Count me out'

Key GOP senators withdraw objections to Electoral College count

Republicans wake up, way too late, to Trump’s assault on democracy

Editorial: Republicans must stop this madness by dispelling Donald Trump’s lies
(The onus is now on Republicans to fix this mess)

GOP senators blame Trump after mob overruns Capitol

Texas Republicans remove party officer who celebrated attack on Capitol

Mike Pence rejects Trump’s call to overturn Biden election

Pence declares Biden winner of the presidential election after Congress finally counts electoral votes

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1/5/21

Wall Street urges GOP to accept election results even as some donate to Georgia Republicans

Dividing party, Republicans poised to challenge Biden win

The GOP’s identity crisis is about to get messier

Trump sabotaging GOP on his way out of office with push to overturn election

How worried do Republicans need to be about Trump targeting them for defeat?

Sen. Cruz to object to Arizona electors who certified Biden’s win when Congress counts the votes

GOP pollster says ‘the next 48 hours are going to be among the worst’ ever for Republicans

Republican Party faces defining moment under Trump's shadow

Are Republicans tilting at windmills with their electoral challenge?

George W. Bush to attend Biden inauguration

Kentucky GOP Set To Strip Dem Governor’s Emergency Powers To Control The Pandemic

Pennsylvania Republicans Spark Chaos By Refusing To Seat Democratic State Senator

Pence’s Choice: Side With the Constitution or His Boss

Pence told Trump he doesn't have power to block certification of Biden win

Mike Pompeo Appears To Finally Acknowledge Trump Loss, 9 Weeks After Election Day

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1/4/21

GOP congressman suggests he regrets his vote for Trump

The Cheneys take on Trump

Senate GOP opposition grows to objecting to Electoral College results

Republicans condemn 'scheme' to undo election for Trump

Central Washington Rep. Dan Newhouse won’t join GOP effort to block Biden electoral votes

Mitt Romney calls Republican effort to reject Electoral College votes a threat to democracy

Tom Cotton and Chip Roy inject some logic into the GOP’s alogical electoral college gambit

How Republicans challenging Biden’s win are trying to have it both ways

Freshman senators backing Trump’s baseless election challenge showcase Republican radicalization

Trump sabotaging GOP on his way out of office with push to overturn election

Trump pressure campaign on Georgia backfires with GOP

Republican senators in Georgia runoffs get late boost from real estate, Wall Street donors

Georgia Secretary of State Blocks Caller After Receiving Unhinged Threats

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1/3/21

Bitter GOP split upends the pomp as a new Congress takes over

Cruz disrupting the electoral college count won’t change anything. It can still hurt democracy.

Cruz says people accusing him of sedition need to 'calm down'

Republicans condemn 'scheme' to undo election for Trump

Cotton breaks with conservative colleagues who will oppose electoral vote count

Hogan says lawmakers' 'scheme' to overturn election results 'makes a mockery of our system'

A GOP lawmaker objected to seating US representatives from battleground states in response to colleagues that plan to object to the presidential election results

Paul Ryan excoriates planned GOP effort to challenge Biden's Electoral College win as 'anti-democratic and anti-conservative'

Skeptical Lindsey Graham suggests GOP Electoral College challenge is 'a political dodge'

Chris Christie says GOP lawmakers' objection of electoral college certification 'will go nowhere'

Conservatives push back on Washington state’s COVID-19 restrictions with protests and legislation

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1/2/21

Cruz, cadre of other GOP senators vow not to certify Biden win without probe of baseless voter fraud claims

More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden win

More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden win GOP torn over disputing electoral college results
(McConnell asks party to accept Biden’s win, but some are heeding Trump instead.)

Pence 'welcomes' efforts of lawmakers to 'raise objections' to Electoral College results

‘Grace and humor’: The vice presidents who certified their own election losses

Romney: Plan to challenge election 'egregious ploy' that 'dangerously threatens' country

Lindsay Graham slammed Mitch McConnell for delaying $2,000 stimulus payments: 'Going from $600 to $2,000 doesn't make you a socialist'

As Some Deficit Hawks Turn Dove, the New Politics of Debt Are on Display

Nearly half of Americans blame Republicans and McConnell, and 32% blame Democrats and Pelosi for the lack of $2,000 stimulus checks, a new poll shows

McConnell, Pelosi homes vandalized after $2,000 relief fails

Sen. Hawley tramples the 2020 vote in his run to 2024

Five GOP contenders — other than Trump — for 2024

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1/1/21

Congress overrides a Trump veto for the first time with Senate vote on defense bill

Frustrations flare as $2,000 checks blocked for fourth straight day

Graham bucks McConnell: $2,000 payments 'not socialism'

Rep-elect on Trump's Electoral College challenge: 'There's no question in my mind that I think he won'

Romney urges sweeping vaccine plan as U.S. surpasses 20 million COVID-19 cases

Loeffler, Perdue run hard-line pitch in swing state Georgia

Judge dismisses Gohmert lawsuit seeking to stymie Biden electoral college count

Ex-GOP senator suggests forming new party, calls Trump 'ringmaster' of Republicans

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12/31/20

McConnell refuses to budge on $2,000 stimulus checks as Schumer offers separate votes on other Trump demands

Sen. Sasse calls effort to overturn electoral college vote a 'dangerous ploy'

GOP Sen. Ben Sasse slams Republicans who plan to delay certification of Joe Biden's win

GOP lawmaker criticizes Trump, colleagues for 'trying to discredit' the election

Lindsey Graham calls for stand-alone vote on $2,000 stimulus checks

Early Voting Numbers in Georgia Senate Races Put G.O.P. on Edge

Sen. David Perdue became wealthy outsourcing work to Asia. Now the former CEO stands with Trump, who wants to ‘end our reliance on China.’

Georgia’s Perdue to quarantine after possible coronavirus exposure, on weekend before Senate runoffs

The Unbearable Weakness of Trump’s Minions
(Senator Josh Hawley isn’t just engaging in civic vandalism—he is an emblem of a weak and rotten Republican Party.)

Vice President Pence seeks rejection of lawsuit that aimed to expand his power to overturn the presidential election

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12/30/20

McConnell says push by Democrats, Trump for $2,000 stimulus checks has ‘no realistic path to quickly pass the Senate’

Hawley’s plan to contest electoral college vote certification ensures drawn-out process

GOP senator to object to Electoral College results, forcing Congress to vote on overturning Biden's win

Trump upends GOP’s renewed focus on deficits, splitting party with push for $2,000 checks

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12/29/20

McConnell blocks Democrats’ attempt to quickly approve $2,000 stimulus checks amid pressure on GOP to act

Senate GOP blocks swift vote on Trump’s $2,000 checks

GOP pollster says Trump’s demand for $2,000 stimulus checks is a nightmare for Republicans in Georgia

GOP Sens. Loeffler, Perdue Announce Support For Trump's $2,000 Stimulus Checks Drive

GOP senator says he'll block consent for $2,000 stimulus checks

Growing GOP Support for Independent Counsel To Investigate Hunter Biden’s Foreign Business Dealings

Ted Cruz Got $35 Million For Billionaire Fracking Donors In Last COVID-19 Aid: Report

Pence refused to sign on to plan to overturn election, lawyers say

Luke Letlow, GOP congressman-elect from Louisiana, dies of covid-19

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12/28/20

GOP official hospitalised twice with Covid since attending White House Hanukkah party

Congressman, other Republicans sue Vice President Pence in last-ditch effort to overturn Biden win

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12/27/20

Five GOP senators to watch in next month's Electoral College fight

GOP Problem Solvers Caucus co-chair says he'll vote in favor of $2,000 checks

Growing number of House Republicans warm to proxy voting

GOP senator on Trump pardons: 'It is legal, it is constitutional, but I think it's a misuse of the power'

‘Sad and an utter scam’: Republican congressman accuses Trump of temper tantrums and conspiracy theories

Marco Rubio accuses Fauci of having ‘lied’ about face masks and ‘distorting’ facts

Violence against women surges during COVID-19 crisis as Senate Republicans block anti-domestic violence law

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12/26/20

Graham: Trump 'more determined than ever' to get bigger stimulus payments

Lindsey Graham finally wants to begin a dialogue about the debt

Despite smooth election, GOP leaders seek vote restrictions

Judge dismisses Nunes's defamation suit against Washington Post

Former Bush Official Lashes GOP For Supporting 'Delusional' And 'Unhinged' Trump

Mnuchin’s loyalty to Trump could end with painful setback as president shreds stimulus deal
(Democrats and Republicans had thought Mnuchin was speaking for the president in negotiating the $908 billion pact, but Trump quickly called it a ‘disgrace’)

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12/25/20

GOP turns to Georgia White evangelicals to save Senate majority

GOP seeks to avoid messy Trump fight over Electoral College

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12/24/20

Trump's Attack on Coronavirus Relief Divides GOP and Threatens Recovery

Judge throws out GOP lawsuit to close Georgia ballot drop boxes after business hours

House Republicans block Democrats’ effort to advance $2,000 stimulus checks pushed by Trump
(The Christmas Eve move came as Trump was refusing to sign a $900 billion economic relief package into law)

Relief bill being sent to Trump in Florida

FL Gov. DeSantis won’t prioritize essential workers for vaccine

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12/23/20

GOP senator on Trump pardons: 'This is rotten to the core'

Republicans waiting to see what Trump does on relief package

Republicans vent over surprise Trump move on COVID-19 relief

Trump Directs His Wrecking Ball at the COVID-19 Relief Bill and Mitch McConnell

McCarthy to offer UC request to revisit foreign spending in omnibus

We've finally arrived at the moment every Republican should've seen coming

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12/22/20

McConnell: Senate to return Dec. 29 for potential Trump veto override vote

Exasperated over last-minute budget vote, Utah’s Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez find rare agreement

Sen. Romney against $600 stimulus checks, wanted smaller relief package

Rick Scott was one of six senators to vote against spending bill. Here’s why

Graham responds to 'clueless' Biden: 'It's not personal'

Republicans plunge into open battle over attempts to overturn Trump’s loss to Biden

Growing number of GOP lawmakers back Electoral College challenge

Republican Leaders in Congress Could Stop This at Any Point. They Choose Not To.
(The profitable vein of idiocy running through American conservatism—and, therefore, through the Republican Party—will continue for the foreseeable future.)

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12/21/20

Senate approves huge spending package, sends economic relief measure to Trump for enactment

As Senate pro-tempore, Grassley could preside over counting of Electoral College votes if Pence is unable

'In the Senate, it would go down like a shot dog,' Senate Majority Whip John Thune says of House GOP attempts to overturn the election

Republicans desperate to avoid floor fight over Electoral College vote

As Trump pushes baseless fraud claims, Republicans pledge tougher voting rules

McConnell vows to hold votes on Biden's Cabinet picks

Anger as Republican lawmakers who played down pandemic jump vaccine queue

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12/20/20

Senators reach deal on Fed powers, setting stage for coronavirus relief passage

Senate majority leader announces approximately $900 billion deal on emergency relief package

Hill leaders reach $900 billion Covid relief deal in breakthrough following partisan disputes

Here’s what’s in the new $900 billion stimulus package

Congress to approve $1.375 billion for border wall in 2021

Republican officials say Colorado elections are fair. Some Republican voters doubt it

Romney: Trump has 'blind spot' on Russia in face of hacking 'invasion'

'Really sad': Romney says Trump should tout vaccines instead of election conspiracies

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12/19/20

Lawmakers reach compromise over GOP proposal to rein in Fed’s powers, clearing path for a stimulus package deal

Senate GOP absences snag Trump nominees

GOP congressman says he will not take the Covid vaccine because he’s ‘an American'

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12/18/20

GOP senator blocks bill to provide $1,200 stimulus checks

COVID-19 stimulus talks hit an unexpected setback when a GOP senator insisted on extra rules to throttle lending by the Federal Reserve

Top Republicans offer conflicting messages about Trump’s loss while campaigning in Georgia

GOP turns to Georgia White evangelicals to save Senate majority

Judge skewers GOP over suit targeting newly registered voters in Georgia

An outraged Kemp blasts pro-Trump conspiracy theorists harassing his family

GOP inches toward an unprecedented attempt to overturn the 2020 election

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12/17/20

McConnell signals stimulus checks are one of the 'major pillars' of the deal

McConnell getting much of what he wants in emerging relief deal

Top GOP senator warns of potential for brief shutdown

Sen.-elect Tuberville suggests he'll back effort on challenge Electoral College vote

Romney: 'Stunning' for White House not to respond on Russian cyberattack

After Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis, GOP Lawmaker Deletes Post Mocking Precautions

GOP places focus anywhere but Atlanta in Georgia runoffs

Chuck Grassley hasn't called Joe Biden, but says 'I would talk to him' if he calls

Texas lawsuit was the last straw. I'm leaving the Republican Party: Former NH GOP chair

Pence said planning to visit Israel on international tour starting January 6

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12/16/20

McConnell's knockout blow against Trump

Senate GOP to Trump: The election is over

Johnson, Lee don't plan to challenge Electoral College results

Sen. Mike Lee acknowledges Joe Biden is president-elect

Ron Johnson Ran a Grievance-Laced Puppet Show Starring the President*'s Disgruntled Devotees

Ron Johnson could take his last stand Wednesday as Trump’s most stalwart Senate defender

How Republicans are spinning their election fraud falsehoods now that many are acknowledging Biden’s win

Rand Paul claims election 'in many ways was stolen' during Krebs hearing

Republicans hold slight edge in Georgia Senate runoffs: poll

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12/15/20

McConnell congratulates Biden, warns Senate Republicans not to reject president-elect’s victory

McConnell acknowledges Biden win: ‘Our country officially has a president-elect and vice president-elect’

McConnell urges GOP senators not to object to Electoral College vote

McConnell says Senate won't leave until Covid aid is passed

McConnell sets up a clash with Trump over who’s in charge in the GOP

Mitt Romney says he knows losing hurts, but blasts Trump for claiming fraud

Longtime GOP strategist Steve Schmidt announces he's registering Democrat

GOP gubernatorial candidate in Virginia calls on Trump to declare martial law

Virginia county Republicans condemn GOP congressman for considering vote for Biden

Georgia GOP senators dig in on refusal to recognize Biden win

Turning the page? Republicans acknowledge Biden's victory

Mitt Romney and Joe Manchin: How we compromised on covid-19 relief

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12/14/20

McConnell plans final push on Trump judges

In a first, leading Republicans call Biden president-elect

Michigan congressman leaving GOP over Trump's attempt to overturn election