GOP

Two More Signs that the GOP and Tea Party Are One
On climate and immigration, the right wing is firmly in charge
August 28, 2014

It's bad politics for the Republicans, but the rest of us will suffer the consequences.

Social Security Could Decide Who Controls Congress
July 30, 2014

By attacking Social Security Disability Insurance specifically, Republicans seem to think they can start dismantling the whole of Social Security without openly targeting it.

The GOP's Obamacare Obsession May Be Collapsing, and That Could Pave the Way for Immigration Reform
April 29, 2014

Republicans like Boehner are losing the nerve to repeal Obamacare and finding the spine to push for immigration reform simultaneously.

Chris Christie, Scott Walker, Susana Martinez ... Do Governors Still Make the Best Presidential Candidates?
April 17, 2014

State houses may be getting more scrutiny thanks to stalemate in Washington.

That '70s Show, Starring Ted Cruz
Conservatives who compare today's economy to the Carter era need a history lesson
April 15, 2014

Conservatives who compare today's economy to the Carter era get an 'F' in history.

The Tea Party and Wall Street Might Not Be Best Friends Forever, But they Are for Now
March 21, 2014

Sure, they complain about "bailouts." But the Tea Party's theory of the financial crisis has absolved Wall Street completely.

The GOP Has a New Health Plan—and It Sounds Exactly Like the Old One
March 17, 2014

Implementing this plan now would probably mean taking away coverage from a lot of people who just got it.

Republicans Suddenly Can't Stop Talking About "Mobility"
Too bad GOP policies are undercutting it
February 19, 2014

The unpleasant truth: When the government keeps slashing its safety net, climbing the economic ladder gets harder. 

Why Is Herman Cain Trying to Cure Your Erectile Dysfunction?
When failed presidential candidates become spam kings
January 26, 2014

B-list Republican presidential candidates are now making money off internet spam. 

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