As Donald Trump Surges in Polls, Democrats Cheer
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As Donald Trump Surges in Polls, Democrats Cheer

(The Washington Post) – For Democrats, Donald Trump amounts to a kind of divine intervention.…

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FACT CHECK: Why Bush’s Growth Forecast is a Stretch
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FACT CHECK: Why Bush’s Growth Forecast is a Stretch

JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says there’s…

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In Next Strike Against Unions, GOP States Go After Wage Laws
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In Next Strike Against Unions, GOP States Go After Wage Laws

DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Expanding their battle with organized labor, Republican…

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Obama, GOP Try to Revive Trade Agenda, but Hurdles Await
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Obama, GOP Try to Revive Trade Agenda, but Hurdles Await

CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and his legislative allies scrambled…

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Rick Santorum’s Ugly Pope Francis Bashing: Why the Catholic in the GOP Field Keeps Maligning Other Catholics
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Rick Santorum’s Ugly Pope Francis Bashing: Why the Catholic in the GOP Field Keeps Maligning Other Catholics

  (Salon) – In 2012, long-ago Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum got attention as the only…

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National Poll Shows No Clear GOP Frontrunner
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National Poll Shows No Clear GOP Frontrunner

  (Politico) – The Republican field for 2016 is growing increasingly top-heavy, with no clear…

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Rand Paul Blames GOP Hawks for Rise of Islamic State Group
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Rand Paul Blames GOP Hawks for Rise of Islamic State Group

STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his…

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Why Are So Many Republicans With No Chance Running for President?
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Why Are So Many Republicans With No Chance Running for President?

The GOP and Willie Horton: Together Again
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The GOP and Willie Horton: Together Again

  (Politico) – A question for Jeb Bush. And this one isn’t about his brother.…

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The GOP’s Lunatic Center
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The GOP’s Lunatic Center

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist The Republican Party doesn’t have a lunatic fringe. It…

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