Category Archives: Political parties

‘A recipe for disaster’? Trump’s border emergency drags the GOP into a risky fight ahead of 2020

By Rachael Bade, Sean Sullivan and Josh Dawsey of the Washington Post – President Trump’s decision to unilaterally attempt to build his promised wall at the Mexico border is pulling his party into a tailspin of drama and unease — … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Congress, Controversial, Donald Trump, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

America’s Electoral Map Is Changing

By Rachael Dottle and Galen Druke of FiveThirtyEight – Today’s political landscape is often dismissed as a partisan deadlock in which the vast majority of voters have already made up their minds and will only dig their feet in further … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Demographics, FiveThirtyEight, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

Is This The Rising Republican Who Wants To Be The Alternative To Donald Trump?

By Henry J. Gomez of Buzz Feed – Larry Hogan has John McCain’s speechwriter and an eyebrow-raising visit to Iowa on his calendar. “I certainly think I have something to contribute to the national debate.” Hogan has demonstrated savvy in … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Democrats, Political parties, Republicans, Thought-Provoking Analysis

GOP operatives dig for dirt against rising star O’Rourke

By Amie Parnes  of The Hill – Republicans are feverishly digging into Beto O’Rourke’s past, a sign they view the former Texas congressman as a potential threat if he wins the Democratic presidential nomination. GOP organizations and political action committees … Continue reading

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Shutdown could cost U.S. economy $13 billion a month

By Daniel B. Kline of the Motley Fool – The partial shutdown of the United States government affects far more than the 800,000 federal workers who are either furloughed or working without pay. The impact of the shutdown is radiating … Continue reading

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