70°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As gop

Tagged News

  • Two GOP senators suggest bill to repeal health care law 'dead'

    July 9, 2017 2:51 PM

    WASHINGTON - The initial GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation's health law is probably "dead" and President Donald Trump's proposal to just repeal it appears to be a "non-starter. That's what two Republican senators are indicating Sunday as their party scrambled to salvage faltering legislation. Sen.... more »
  • Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

    June 23, 2017 3:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Both of Louisiana's Republican U.S. senators say they're studying the Senate GOP health plan. But advocacy groups seeking to keep the current federal law intact have their focus squarely on one of them, physician Bill Cassidy. Cassidy has indicated he has problems with the bill that... more »
  • La. Congressman Scalise 'more responsive', speaking with family after surgery

    June 14, 2017 8:01 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise is reportedly showing more signs of improvement after undergoing another surgery Saturday morning. According to an update from MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Scalise has become "more responsive" and is speaking with his loved ones. The congressman remains in serious condition and... more »
  • GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

    May 25, 2017 7:53 AM

    WASHINGTON - Nonpartisan budget analysts for Congress have released a largely damaging report on the House-passed health care bill. It says the Republican legislation would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured. Many people with medical problems could face unaffordable coverage options. The Congressional Budget Office says premiums on average would... more »
  • GOP lawmaker says partisanship clouding gas tax debate

    May 24, 2017 12:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Louisiana Republican lawmaker chastised by her party's leaders for supporting a gas tax increase has shot back that the GOP effort to kill the bill is short-sighted partisanship. Rep. Julie Stokes, a Kenner Republican, said in a statement that "partisanship and election posturing are clouding the... more »
  • Louisiana GOP leaders call for defeat of gas tax increase

    May 23, 2017 12:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's Republican Party leaders are urging state lawmakers to reject a gas tax hike and have chastised GOP legislators who voted for the proposal. The party's governing body, the Republican State Central Committee, narrowly supported a resolution opposing the 17-cent per gallon tax hike at its recent... more »
  • GOP lawmaker cautions health care bill is Obamacare 'tweak'

    May 12, 2017 7:51 AM

    MARSHALLTOWN - A Republican congressman who campaigned on repealing the Affordable Care Act is cautioning constituents that the House GOP replacement bill is just "a tweak of Obamacare." Two-term Iowa Republican Rod Blum indicates that the GOP bill would have gone further if he had his way. Blum represents a... more »
  • Trump: Australian health care system better than US

    May 5, 2017 10:47 AM

    BRANCHBURG - President Donald Trump says Australia has a better health care system than the U.S., a comment that's attracting attention because Australia offers universal health care, which Republicans oppose. In his meeting Thursday with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Trump said the existing U.S. system was failing: "I shouldn't... more »
  • House repeal of 'Obamacare' hands hot potato to wary Senate

    May 5, 2017 8:35 AM

    WASHINGTON - House Republicans are claiming a triumph by finally approving their centerpiece bill scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law. But its pathway through the Senate will be at least as bumpy. And there's little doubt the measure will change, assuming it survives. The House approved the... more »
  • Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears

    April 12, 2017 8:06 AM

    WICHITA - Republicans have pulled out a victory in Kansas in the first of four U.S. House special elections to replace GOP congressmen named to top jobs in President Donald Trump's administration, but the next contest for a seat in Georgia could be tougher. The margin of victory Tuesday for... more »
  • Ryan confirms talks underway on health care bill

    April 4, 2017 7:57 AM

    WASHINGTON - Speaker Paul Ryan says Republicans are talking about reviving the failed health care bill, but he declined to offer a timetable for a vote. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, the Wisconsin Republican said there are ongoing talks that are "at the concept stage right now." He said it would... more »
  • Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts

    March 30, 2017 7:44 AM

    BUCKNER - Defying President Donald Trump on the Republican Party's promise to repeal and replace Obamacare sounds like political suicide, especially in the congressional districts Trump won handily. But some Republicans who blocked the legislation won praise from constituents for stopping what many saw as a flawed plan, either in... more »
  • McConnell warns Republicans on health bill

    March 21, 2017 10:18 AM

    WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is warning fellow Republicans of political consequences if they oppose health care legislation coming up for a vote in the House this week. In an interview Tuesday with The Associated Press, McConnell says: "I would hate to be a Republican whose vote prevented... more »
  • GOP health plan: Tax cuts for rich; hits older people hard

    March 16, 2017 7:41 AM

    WASHINGTON - The House Republican healthcare plan provides big tax cuts for wealthy families and insurance companies, but it hits older people hard. Many older Americans would face higher health insurance premiums and smaller tax credits to help obtain coverage. In all, the bill provides $883 billion in tax relief... more »
  • GOP acts fast on health care, aims to avoid ire Dems faced

    March 11, 2017 12:08 PM

    WASHINGTON - It took former President Barack Obama and his Democrats more than a year to pass the Affordable Care Act. That slow and painstaking process allowed plenty of time for a fierce backlash to take hold, undermining the law from the start. Republicans are trying to avoid that pitfall... more »
  • AMA won't back GOP's health overhaul as drafted

    March 8, 2017 9:51 AM

    WASHINGTON - The American Medical Association says it won't support the proposed health care plan as drafted by congressional Republicans. The nation's largest physicians group says the proposal is critically flawed and a threat to coverage for poor and sick people in the United States. The AMA has sent a... more »
  • Pence says health overhaul won't leave poor out

    March 1, 2017 8:12 AM

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Mike Pence says "no one is going to fall through the cracks" as a result of Republican plans to replace the nation's health care law. Pence was referring to people on Medicaid, the federal-state program for low income Americans that is managed by the states. As... more »
  • Michel, GOP leader skilled at deal-making, dies at age 93

    February 17, 2017 9:28 AM

    WASHINGTON - A former aide says former House Republican leader Bob Michel has died at age 93. Michel was an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the GOP House minority for 14 years. His skill at seeking compromise with the Democrats was critical in helping Ronald Reagan and... more »
  • NC governor expands lawsuit against GOP laws

    January 10, 2017 8:28 PM

    RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's new Democratic governor is expanding his lawsuit against Republican legislative leaders who pushed through laws just before he got sworn in that reduce the longstanding powers of his office. Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday broadened litigation he previously filed in state court seeking to block... more »
  • GOP Sen. Rand Paul blasts party leaders for ignoring debt

    January 4, 2017 7:18 PM

    WASHINGTON - Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blasted fellow GOP lawmakers for ignoring the government's spiraling debt problem in their rush to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law. Paul, who hails from the GOP's small-government, libertarian wing, was the sole Republican to oppose party leaders and President-elect Donald... more »
  • GOP lawmakers criticize boost in health spending

    December 7, 2016 3:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Republican lawmakers on the House budget committee are bristling at the spending increases in the state health department, saying the agency can't keep growing every year. Rep. Rick Edmonds, a Baton Rouge Republican, called the growth in health care spending "astonishing." Rep. Tony Bacala, a Republican from... more »
  • House GOP eyes food stamp overhaul

    December 7, 2016 11:24 AM

    WASHINGTON - House Republicans are laying the groundwork for a fresh effort to overhaul the nation's food stamp program during Donald Trump's presidency, with the possibility of new work and eligibility requirements for millions of Americans. The GOP majority of the House Agriculture Committee is releasing its two-year review on... more »
  • Former GOP congressman: Grabbing my musket if Trump loses

    October 27, 2016 11:24 AM

    CHICAGO - A former Republican congressman from Illinois says he plans to grab his musket if GOP nominee Donald Trump loses the presidential election. Former U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh tweeted Wednesday afternoon : "On November 8th, I'm voting for Trump. On November 9th, if Trump loses, I'm grabbing my musket.... more »
  • Newt Gingrich to Megyn Kelly: You're 'fascinated with sex'

    October 26, 2016 11:15 AM

    NEW YORK - Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich has told Fox News host Megyn Kelly she is "fascinated with sex" amid criticism of her coverage of sexual misconduct accusations against GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. The heated exchange came Tuesday night on Kelly's program. Kelly responded to Gingrich's comment... more »
  • Early voting: Democrats show strength in key battlegrounds

    October 21, 2016 2:54 PM

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado. Donald Trump, meanwhile, appears to be holding ground in Ohio, Iowa... more »
  • NC GOP office damaged by fire, Nazi graffiti

    October 16, 2016 5:02 PM

    WASHINGTON - A local Republican Party office in North Carolina has been damaged by fire and someone spray-painted an anti-GOP slogan referring to "Nazi Republicans" on a nearby wall, authorities said Sunday. A news release from the town of Hillsborough said someone threw a bottle filled with flammable liquid through... more »
  • Trump again claims election is being rigged

    October 14, 2016 3:08 PM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump is claiming that "this whole election is being rigged." Trump, speaking Friday in North Carolina, repeated his incendiary claim that the November election was not being conducted honestly. That's an unprecedented assertion that challenges America's tradition of peaceful democracy. The Republican nominee said "the process is... more »
  • 2016 race devolves into ugly fight over treatment of women

    October 13, 2016 2:50 PM

    LAS VEGAS - America's campaign for president is quickly devolving into an ugly fight over who has treated women worse: Donald Trump, whose White House bid is floundering, or Bill Clinton, who isn't on the ballot. Trump's campaign is now openly signaling it will spend the election's final month re-litigating... more »
  • Fleming hits GOP opponents, says acting like in junior high

    September 29, 2016 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After lagging in polls, Republican U.S. Rep. John Fleming thinks he's found his path to the runoff in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race, positioning himself as the grown-up among the major GOP candidates. In his latest TV ad released statewide this week, Fleming hits the two leading Republicans... more »
  • Poll: Most in US frustrated over presidential race

    September 24, 2016 6:27 PM

    WASHINGTON - A majority of Americans say they're frustrated, angry - or both - with the 2016 presidential election. That's according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The poll finds most Americans aren't feeling hopeful about the race, and half feel helpless. Majorities... more »
  • GOP seeks review of claim NFL tried to sway concussion study

    September 15, 2016 4:57 PM

    WASHINGTON - House Republicans are calling for an independent review of allegations the National Football League sought to improperly influence a government study into the link between football and brain disease. GOP leaders of the Energy and Commerce Committee say in a letter sent Thursday to the Department of Health... more »
  • Aides: GOP make offer on Zika holdup; Dems welcome move

    September 15, 2016 2:40 PM

    WASHINGTON - Congressional aides say Republicans are proposing to drop a restriction on Zika-fighting money for Planned Parenthood as negotiators try to reach a deal and adjourn Congress for the fall campaign. Democrats are welcoming the move. It would address their chief complaint to a GOP plan intended to combat... more »
  • Congressman blasts rival as spreading prostitution claims

    September 14, 2016 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany is blaming one of his GOP rivals in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race for spreading allegations that Boustany was involved with prostitutes who were later killed. The congressman held a call with reporters Wednesday to blast Treasurer John Kennedy and his campaign staff.... more »
  • House vote on impeaching IRS chief possible next week

    September 7, 2016 11:08 AM

    WASHINGTON - The House will vote as early as next week on a conservative effort to impeach IRS chief John Koskinen. After House Republicans met privately today for the first time since Congress returned from summer recess, leaders said GOP lawmakers will meet again next week to discuss their next... more »
  • Trump's immigration speech signals sharp shift

    September 1, 2016 11:24 AM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Donald Trump's aggressive rhetoric on illegal immigration has obscured a potentially historic policy shift. The Republican presidential nominee is the first major party candidate in modern memory to propose limiting legal immigration. In his speech on immigration late Wednesday, Trump capped a list of steps to combat... more »
  • Trump tweet on Chicago shooting prompts backlash

    August 27, 2016 9:54 PM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump is receiving criticism for his latest tweets, after NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was fatally gunned down near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children. "Dwyane Wade's cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago," Trump wrote Saturday. "Just what... more »
  • Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue

    August 26, 2016 1:10 PM

    AKRON - Donald Trump's waffling on his hard-line immigration program reflects voter ambivalence and confusion on the emotional and complex issue. Polls often show large majorities support letting people in the country illegally stay here. But they also show support for tough measures that could lead to those immigrants' deportation.... more »
  • Pence blames both parties for manufacturing woes

    August 24, 2016 2:55 PM

    WASHINGTON - Republican vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence is blaming both Democrats and Republicans for the decline of manufacturing in the United States. The Indiana governor was addressing about 200 people Wednesday at Charlotte Pipe and Foundry in North Carolina. He said policies by both Republican and Democratic administrations... more »
  • Trump camp mulling accepting debate schedule

    August 21, 2016 11:11 PM

    WASHINGTON - Campaign manager Kellyanne Conway says Donald Trump's team is still discussing whether to agree to the debate schedule announced by the independent Commission on Presidential Debates. Trump has voiced criticisms of the scheduled debates on Sept. 26, Oct. 4 and Oct. 9, including complaining that two debates coincide... more »
  • Trump calls on GOP to improve African American outreach

    August 20, 2016 11:50 PM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump is calling on the Republican Party to boost its traditionally lagging efforts in winning over black voters. Speaking at a rally in the critical battleground state of Virginia Saturday, Trump said that the "GOP has to do better" and wants to do better in its outreach... more »
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan wins GOP nomination to run again

    August 9, 2016 11:58 PM

    JANESVILLE, Wis.- House Speaker Paul Ryan has defeated a longshot Republican primary challenger who had been praised by Donald Trump. Ryan beat businessman Paul Nehlen (NEEL'-uhn) in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. Nehlen had been courting Trump supporters and won praise from the Republican presidential nominee last week. But Trump endorsed Ryan... more »
  • Trump taunts GOP, refusing to back Ryan, McCain

    August 3, 2016 11:52 AM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump is openly taunting the leaders of his own party by refusing to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Sen. John McCain of Arizona in their GOP primaries. And so far, McCain, Ryan and other Republicans who've reluctantly declared that they plan to back Trump... more »
  • Debate commission: Democrats didn't rig debate schedule

    July 31, 2016 3:41 PM

    WASHINGTON - The NFL and the Commission on Presidential Debates are rejecting Republican Donald Trump's claim that Democrats rigged the debate schedule so that two of the three debates would occur during football games. In a statement released Sunday, the commission said it started working more than 18 months ago... more »
  • Clinton chooses Tim Kaine as running mate

    July 22, 2016 11:15 AM

    CLEVELAND - Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine for her november running mate, according to CNN. Kaine, 58, has been a favorite for the vice presidential slot since the start of Clinton's search process. He has been active in the Senate on foreign relations and military affairs... more »
  • GOP convention ends quietly with few arrests after protests

    July 22, 2016 11:11 AM

    CLEVELAND - Cleveland has breathed a sigh of relief as the Republican convention concluded with about two dozen arrests over four days thanks to a massive police presence and protesters' own concerns for their safety. City officials and police who braced for mass disruptions and violence during this summer of... more »
  • Trump accepts GOP nomination, addresses police shooting in Baton Rouge

    July 21, 2016 11:16 PM

    CLEVELAND, OH - Donald Trump officially accepted the GOP nomination for President of the United States Thursday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Trump was introduced by his daughter Ivanka, Trump took the stage, accepted the nomination and laid out his platform for this fall's campaign. He... more »
  • GOP delegate: Clinton should be shot for treason

    July 20, 2016 2:52 PM

    CLEVELAND - A prominent Donald Trump delegate from New Hampshire says Hillary Clinton should be "put in the firing line and shot for treason," over the Benghazi, Libya, attacks that killed four Americans. The Secret Service is now investigating his remarks. New Hampshire state Rep. Al Baldasaro appears frequently... more »
  • 'Mistake' led to Trump speech kerfuffle

    July 20, 2016 12:54 PM

    CLEVELAND - A Trump Organization staff writer says she made a "mistake" in including passages from a Michelle Obama speech in Melania Trump's convention speech. Meredith McIver says she offered her resignation, but Donald Trump rejected it. McIver explained her role in the Trump plagiarism controversy in a statement issued... more »
  • Cruz's future permeates convention before his speech

    July 20, 2016 11:25 AM

    CLEVELAND - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz isn't scheduled to appear publicly at the Republican National Convention until Wednesday evening. His presence has permeated the convention's opening days anyway. A raucous confrontation over rules that could have kept hope of an unlikely Cruz nomination alive ended in defeat. The outcome prompted... more »
  • In a bumpy coronation, Trump wins the crown

    July 20, 2016 11:22 AM

    CLEVELAND - The art of the coronation has taken something of a beating at the Republican National Convention. Nevertheless, Donald Trump now has the crown - and a final chance to summon unity from the party's restive ranks in the ritual's closing days. The roll call of the states Tuesday... more »
  • Cleveland gets ready for Republican National Convention

    July 16, 2016 9:29 PM

    CLEVELAND - Two days out from the official start of the Republican National Convention, security in downtown Cleveland appears ready for the thousands of political delegates and news media heading to the city. Vehicle and pedestrian traffic began thickening Saturday on the city's main thoroughfares and traversing downtown has become... more »
  • Political outsider Trump introducing insider Mike Pence

    July 16, 2016 3:02 PM

    NEW YORK - His running mate largely unknown to the public, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is introducing Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, a steady conservative with governing experience inside and outside of Washington. Trump and Pence will appear together Saturday morning at a midtown Manhattan hotel, an unofficial kickoff event... more »
  • Republicans lead in Louisiana's US Senate race fundraising

    July 15, 2016 2:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Republican contenders for Louisiana's U.S. Senate seat are outraising their Democratic opponents and sitting on more cash in campaign accounts for the November election. In the latest fundraising period, GOP U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany brought in the largest haul, raising $1.1 million. But his $2.5 million in... more »
  • Mike Pence accepts Donald Trump's offer for Vice President spot

    July 14, 2016 12:34 PM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump asked Mike Pence to be his running mate and the Indiana governor accepted, a source with direct knowledge tells ABC News. Pence is believed to be on a plane to New York City right now, ahead of Trump's scheduled announcement of his pick tomorrow morning.... more »
  • Poll: Most young people dislike Donald Trump, say he's racist

    July 13, 2016 11:30 AM

    NEW YORK - Donald Trump is wildly unpopular among young adults and in particular young people of color, and nearly two-thirds of Americans between the ages of 18 and 30 believe the presumptive Republican nominee is racist. That's the finding of a new GenForward poll that also found just 19... more »
  • Trump praises late Iraqi leader Saddam as terrorist killer

    July 6, 2016 3:51 PM

    RALEIGH - Republican Donald Trump is again praising former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's ruthlessness, saying he killed terrorists "so good." Trump was speaking in North Carolina when he cited the former Iraqi leader. "Saddam Hussein was a bad guy, right? ... But you know what he did well? He killed... more »
  • Trump tweets image with Clinton and Jewish star

    July 2, 2016 4:29 PM

    WASHINGTON - Republican Donald Trump has created a stir on social media by posting online an image of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton with what appears to be a Star of David and a background of dollar bills. Trump took Clinton's old Twitter avatar celebrating her status as the first presumptive... more »
  • Foreign officials say Trump appealing for funds

    June 29, 2016 4:00 PM

    WASHINGTON - Foreign officials are complaining that they're being "bombarded" by fundraising appeals from U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump. And now, two watchdog groups are filing complaints against the Republican's campaign saying the practice breaks the law. Sir Roger Gale, a member of the British Parliament, complained in the House... more »
  • Sanders worries Trump is benefiting politically from Brexit

    June 29, 2016 11:24 AM

    WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders is arguing that "the global economy is not working for the majority of people in our country and the world." Sanders, who hasn't yet abandoned his presidential campaign, writes in a New York Times op-ed Wednesday that Republican Donald Trump "could benefit from the same... more »
  • Dump Trump movement preparing fight at GOP convention

    June 22, 2016 1:13 PM

    WASHINGTON - Several hundred Republican delegates are organizing to oppose Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention next month. That's not enough delegates to topple Trump. But it's more than enough to create turmoil at an event that is typically used to bring a political party together in support of... more »
  • Top GOP senator dismisses compromise on guns

    June 20, 2016 3:22 PM

    WASHINGTON - A top Republican is rejecting a potential compromise on gun control negotiated by moderate Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine. Texas Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, said Monday that Collins' proposal is problematic because it would immediately prohibit the sale of guns... more »
  • Trump: 'It would be helpful' if Republicans would help him

    June 18, 2016 5:13 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Donald Trump is railing against continued efforts by some frustrated Republicans planning a last-ditch effort to try to thwart him from becoming the party's nominee. Speaking at a rally in Las Vegas Saturday afternoon, Trump referred to "a little movement" ''coming from people that have been badly... more »
  • Ryan: Republicans should follow 'conscience' on Trump

    June 17, 2016 3:12 PM

    WASHINGTON - House Speaker Paul Ryan says Republican lawmakers should follow their conscience in deciding whether to support Donald Trump, the GOP's presumptive nominee for president. Ryan told NBC's "Meet the Press" that "the last thing I would do is tell anybody to do something that's contrary to their conscience.... more »
  • Trump calls for GOP unity but continues intraparty attacks

    June 11, 2016 8:38 PM

    MOON TOWNSHIP - Campaigning in a pair of crucial battleground states, Donald Trump bashed Democrats and Republicans alike Saturday, from Hillary Clinton to former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. First at a convention center in Tampa, Florida, and then in an airport hangar outside Pittsburgh, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee... more »
  • Edwards administration trying to change GOP minds on taxes

    June 10, 2016 4:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration is trying to revive its stalled tax proposals in the House, hoping to flip votes by focusing on the cuts proposed for next year's budget. Administration leaders Friday emphasized the threat of slashing to health, education and public safety programs. They... more »
  • Chris Christie has Trump's esteem but is scorned at home

    June 5, 2016 2:58 PM

    TRENTON - New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie had hoped to be his party's nominee for president at this stage of the 2016 race. Instead, Christie is at a crossroads, supporting the provocative front-runner Donald Trump while struggling to earn approval at home. Christie's term ends in 2018, but there's... more »
  • Paper urges readers to write-in Ronald Reagan over Trump

    June 3, 2016 3:38 PM

    SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Union-Tribune is urging its Republican readers to write in late former President Ronald Reagan's name at the polls during Tuesday's California primary to send a message to Donald Trump. The newspaper explains in an editorial that it can't endorse the presumptive GOP nominee, it... more »
  • Trump: Those in US illegally treated better than veterans

    May 29, 2016 10:39 PM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump says people in the U.S. illegally are cared for better in the United States than the nation's military veterans. Trump was speaking at the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally, which honors prisoners of war and service members missing in action. Trump was warmly received by the... more »
  • Cleveland authorities to tout convention preparedness

    May 28, 2016 4:52 PM

    CLEVELAND - City officials plan to present an overview of security preparation for this summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland, seeking to counter continuing concerns about readiness to host the event expected to bring 50,000 visitors to northeast Ohio. A press release from Mayor Frank Jackson's office said Tuesday's session... more »
  • In swing-state suburbs, white women are skeptical of Trump

    May 21, 2016 2:51 PM

    WESTERVILLE, Ohio - For Donald Trump to win the White House, he'll need the votes of women like lifelong Republican Wendy Emery. Yet the 52-year-old business owner from the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio, is struggling with the notion that Trump is her party's presumptive presidential nominee, and she can't commit... more »
  • Cruz shuns Trump, GOP unity; says 'challenges' may lie ahead

    May 14, 2016 5:22 PM

    DALLAS - Ted Cruz used his first speech since dropping out of the presidential race not to endorse Donald Trump or call for Republican unity behind him, but to say that a small core of conservatives can save America. Addressing the Texas Republican convention in Dallas today, Cruz repeated many... more »
  • Trump, Ryan cite productive first meeting

    May 12, 2016 2:42 PM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan say they had a productive meeting and see a great chance to unite the Republican Party and win the presidential election in November. The presumptive GOP nominee and the party's top elected official said in a statement after their meeting on... more »
  • Clinton: Trump's tax plan is for billionaires

    May 11, 2016 3:39 PM

    WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's tax agenda was "written by a billionaire for billionaires" and will benefit the wealthy at the expense of middle-class workers. Clinton says in Blackwood, New Jersey, that Trump would add trillions to the debt in exchange for tax cuts for people earning more... more »
  • Trump narrows VP list as he moves into general

    May 11, 2016 11:34 AM

    NEW YORK - Donald Trump says he's narrowed his list of potential running mates to "five or six" people, and is leaning against accepting public money to finance a fall campaign against likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. But in a break from recent major party nominees, Trump does not plan... more »
  • Sanders picks up another win; still a long shot

    May 10, 2016 11:29 PM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Republican-side of the Presidential Race is all but decided with Donald Trump the presumptive nominee. Nonetheless, he picked up victories Tuesday night in both West Virginia and Nebraska. The race is tighter on the Democratic-side. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) remains a long-shot to win the... more »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days