AP - Key proposals from the Republican presidential candidates might make for good campaign fodder. But independent analyses raise serious questions about those plans and their ability to cure the nation's ills in two vital areas, the economy and housing.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Key proposals from the Republican presidential candidates might make for good campaign fodder. But independent analyses raise serious questions about those plans and their ability to cure the nation's ills in two vital areas, the economy and housing....
Potential Republican presidential candidates are full of disdain for President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran and have characterized it as a "colossal mistake," "diplomatic failure," "flawed agreement," and "simply delusional."
In a sign that Democrats are prepared to make an extension of long-term unemployment insurance and broader themes of income inequality a big campaign issue, the Democratic National Committee on Tuesday blasted three Republican presidential hopefuls for their votes against extending the emergency insurance.
Four states down, and just two remain. Key Republican officials in Virginia, Ohio, Florida, and Michigan are coming out against a RNC-backed scheme to rig the electoral vote in Democratic-leaning states in order to boost Republican presidential candidates. That leaves just Pennsylvania and Wisconsin as the remaining blue states with Republican statehouses actively considering the idea.
Donald Trump vowed Thursday to wage a hard-charging and lengthy presidential campaign, including filing his financial disclosures with the Federal Election Commission as early as next week, as unease continued to swirl throughout the Republican Party about his incendiary rhetoric on immigration.
In a wide-ranging, 30-minute interview with The Washington Post, the billionaire real estate mogul and reality-television star also said he has serious concerns about other GOP candidates and refused to commit to supporting the eventual nominee in the general election.
A seemingly endless string of GOP candidates are announcing their presidential campaigns. Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore (R) became the latest candidate to hurl his hat into the ring with a Tuesday interview with a local newspaper.
GOP efforts to rig the Electoral College in favor of GOP presidential candidates may be close to dead, but a group of Republicans are hard at work at another plot to blow up the system: switch to the popular vote.