Republican Party (United States)

Major political party in the United States

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its main, historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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After more than a year of circling each other, Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden met on the debate stage today in Ohio.The..
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Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene after Pennsylvania’s highest court ruled in Democrats’ favor on a number of election-related..
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Key Republican senators praised President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, as the conservative judge privately met Senate Majority Leader..
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A group of anti-Trump Republicans - "Operation Grant" - in Ohio is hoping a strong debate performance from Democrat Joe Biden will help win over traditional GOP..
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The White House formally sent Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination to the Senate, officially starting what is expected to be an uncommonly fast..
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President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, is on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a day of meetings with Senate Majority Leader Mitch..
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Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett meets with a number of prominent Republicans on Capitol Hill, but no Democrats yet.
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In a debate in Iowa, the Republican Senator Joni Ernst and her Democratic challenger, Theresa Greenfield, clashed on health care, abortion and policing.
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Barrett is expected to meet with several Republican senators on Tuesday ahead of her confirmation hearings next month.
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2020 Debates Donald Trump is a better debater than you remember Watching his 2015 and 2016 debate performances is a mind-boggling experience, knowing how it..
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US Democrats unveiled a $2.2 trillion relief bill Monday to help millions of Americans gutted by the coronavirus pandemic, trimming more than $1 trillion off..
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A Delaware judge has rejected a challenge by the state Republican Party to the constitutionality of a new law allowing universal voting by mail in this year's..
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While the president’s Republican allies generally kept their silence, Democrats pounced and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the party’s..
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The state supreme court ruled in mid-September that mail ballots should be counted if received within three days after Election Day, if they're postmarked by..
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Christine Todd Whitman, the former Republican governor of New Jersey who headed the Environmental Protection Agency under President George W. Bush, is endorsing..
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Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, urged voters to oppose President Trump and GOP senators over their Supreme Court nominee.
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This happened right before the Republicans won control of the House for the first time in 40 years, in 1994. Gingrich and his buddies...
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden had the lead in the normally Republican leaning state of North Carolina. Janet Shamlian reports on the big role the..
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Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has already sparked a partisan debate in the Senate. Republicans are preparing to bring a confirmation vote before the..
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Prior to ex-House Republican Mike Pompeo becoming Trump's secretary of state, it was generally understood that U.S. secretaries of state were not allowed to use..
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Republicans are pushing for a swift confirmation for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. The fight over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacated seat has also become..
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday called on the Senate to reject President Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court,..
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WILMINGTON, Del. — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants voters to see Republicans' push for a speedy Supreme Court confirmation as an end-run of..
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Biden said Mr. Trump and Republicans believe "they've found a loophole in the tragedy of Justice Ginsburg's death."
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CBS News' Mark Strassmann reports from Atlanta on the latest from the campaign trail and the president's efforts to keep Georgia Republican-leaning.
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Moments after the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, the NRSC began selling "Notorious A.C.B." T-shirts, playing on Justice Ginsburg's nickname.
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The best you can call this is bad taste, and the worst is despicable because a Republican group decided to jack the moniker of the late Justice Ruth Bader..
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New cases are booming in Wisconsin and other northern states. The GOP is challenging North Carolina's effort to ease voting rules. Latest COVID news.
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If President Trump and Senate Republicans can get a 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court, it will mark the biggest change there since 1991.
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Republicans planned to hold four days of nationally televised public hearings the week of Oct. 12, aiming for a vote on the Senate floor by late October, just..
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What is America really fighting over in the upcoming election? Not any particular issue. Not even Democrats versus Republicans. The central fight is over Donald..
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Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican majority leader, has already vowed that the Senate will vote on President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee by..
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President Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett is likely to add fuel to the fire in the growing battle between Democrats and Republicans in Washington. The..
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Senate Republicans have indicated they want to confirm Trump's nominee Amy Coney Barrett before Election Day, which is 38 days away.
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary..
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Now that Trump has nominated Amy Coney Barret to the Supreme Court, the issue becomes whether the GOP-led Senate can confirm her before Election Day.
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WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to name his pick Saturday night for the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, a move that could further shift the high..
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Roman Catholics account for a bit more than 20% of the U.S. population, yet they are on track to hold six of the Supreme Court’s nine seats now that President..
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Lauren Boebert, a Glock-packing newcomer to politics, upset a Republican incumbent, but increasing scrutiny and a well-funded challenger have made her a top..
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How can it be that a presidential election in the US in 2020 is being fought by the Republicans on the febrile ground of anti-communism? Trump claims that the..
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President Donald Trump played coy about his pick for the Supreme Court, but Republicans are expecting him to announce that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney..
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While Barrett, 48, has been the front-runner for the nomination all along, the sources said she has become the sole focus of the process.
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Amy Coney Barrett will be Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg, according to reports. Quoting multiple senior Republican..
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As President Donald Trump looks to fill the Supreme Court seat left open by the death of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, he and other Republicans want to..
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President Trump's nomination to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg is quick and controversial – but Republicans could make it happen. Here's how.
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President Trump declined for a second day to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he lost the election, while Republicans scrambled to assure voters they..
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Maine Senator Susan Collins faces a tough battle to keep her seat. The Republican incumbent is seeking a fifth term, but recent polls show support for her is..
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President Trump is hoping his Supreme Court pick will steer the debate away from the virus, but it is also likely to galvanize Democrats.
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Democrats are furious that Republicans may confirm a Supreme Court nominee ahead of the election.
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Donald Trump escalated his efforts to undermine the 2020 election this week. Republicans are reportedly considering the possibility of asking state legislatures..
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His pick is likely to galvanize Democrats while bringing him few new voters, and could hurt some Republican Senate incumbents. But the president needs to steer..
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Democrats accuse Republicans of being hypocrites in the issue of the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, but it is Democrats are are full of hypocrisy.
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The president's comments come days before he is expected to announce his nominee to the Supreme Court to fill the vacancy left by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's..
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President Trump declined for a second day to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he lost the election, while Republicans, including Mitch McConnell,..
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Daniel Cameron, a rising G.O.P. star in Kentucky, is seen as a possible successor to Senator Mitch McConnell. But first, he has to navigate a case roiling the..
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WASHINGTON — As President Trump, backed by his army of attorneys, has laid groundwork to undermine an election result that does not cast him as victor,..
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Michael Pack, an ally of Stephen K. Bannon, ignored a congressional subpoena compelling him to testify, further antagonizing Democrats and Republicans unhappy..
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In a rare rebuke several top Republicans contradicted President Trump Thursday, saying there would indeed be an orderly transition of power in the event Trump..
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Republican Senator Speaker Mitch McConnell has said there will be an 'orderly transition' following the US election after President Donald Trump suggested he..
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"I haven't seen this volume of people willing to publicly say, 'I can't support my party,'" former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman.
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Mitch McConnell insists ‘there will be an orderly transition’ while Trump ally Lindsey Graham says ‘I assure you it will be peaceful’ Leading Republicans..
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The Senate Republican leader weighed in a day after President Trump cast doubt on the matter.
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President Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose to Joe Biden.
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MADISON, Wis. -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Wednesday that China was attempting to influence state and local governments, including through seemingly..
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The pandemic has narrowed a longstanding divide between most Republicans and Democrats on a wide range of economic proposals ahead of the election.
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WASHINGTON — President Trump announced Wednesday that U.S. travelers won’t be allowed to bring home Cuban cigars and rum or stay in government-owned hotels..
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Missouri Governor Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, has tested positive for coronavirus, his office said..
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CBS News has confirmed that federal judge Amy Coney Barrett visited the White House for a second time Tuesday. President Trump says he will name his nominee to..
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Two Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report Wednesday (US time) alleging that the work Joe Biden's son did in Ukraine constituted a..
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