Stories tagged: "republicans"


Sen. Grassley will not be attending the Republican National Convention for the first time in his 40-year Senate career due to concerns about the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, Pool, File)
All of the GOP Politicians Taking a Hard Pass on Attending the Jacksonville RNC

Several Republican senators have announced they will not be present to renominate President Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention.

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Nearly 1 in 4 Republicans Don’t Want Trump as the Republican Nominee

The new poll comes from Trump's favorite pollster.

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Republicans Are Using the Pandemic to Seize Control From Governors

The GOP lawmakers' strategy echoes earlier attempts in some states to curb the powers of Democratic governors. But this round comes with added health and political risk.

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‘There Are More Important Things Than Living’: Republicans Prioritize Reopening Economy Over Lives

In a letter to Gov. Mike DeWine, one lawmaker wrote: "No government can stop death, no matter how hard we try.”

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11 GOP Governors Still Refuse to Issue Stay-at-Home Orders

The surgeon general has recommended every state do so to reduce spread of the coronavirus.

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Trump Appears Fine with Prioritizing Stocks Over Elderly People’s Lives

Despite repeated warnings from health officials about the dangers of lifting social distancing restrictions, President Trump is now signaling that he may go against their advice and prioritize the economy.

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If Sen. Burr Resigns He’s Guaranteed to be Replaced by a Republican. Here’s Why.

Republican Sen. Richard Burr dumped as much as $1.7 million in stock ahead of the coronavirus-driven downturn.