As the apparent public revolt against establishment elites continues to gain momentum, Wisconsin businessman Paul Nehlen is aiming to bring down the establishment's main man in Congress: House Speaker Paul Ryan. Running on a pro-Constitution, pro-jobs platform, the outsider candidate is closing in on Ryan, according to polls. With the tide increasingly turning against politicians viewed as part of the establishment — often ridiculed as “Rino” for being a “Republican In Name Only,” Ryan is the epitome of an establishment politician — media reports suggest the embattled Speaker of the House is getting nervous. Some polls even show Nehlen in the lead as the August 9 primary approaches.
The final day of the convention not only starred Donal Trump but also put the spotlight on the national GOP's "big tent" approach on moral issues — by featuring as speakers religious-right conservative Jerry Falwell, Jr. and avowed homosexual Peter Thiel.
As chances continue to improve that Hillary Clinton will name Virginia Democrat Senator Tim Kaine as her vice-presidential running mate later this afternoon, a closer look at the affable, non-controversial socialist reveals a man not likely to interfere with the Clinton presidency if she wins in November.
The third day of the 2016 Republican National Convention was meant to propel warring segments of the party closer toward party unity, but it was not meant to be.
On Wednesday, a federal appeals court ruled that Texas’ voter ID law discriminates against minority voters and ordered changes to be made before the upcoming election.
In response to the attack on the Pulse LGBT club, the Massachusetts attorney general issued a directive banning the manufacture and sale of all "assault weapons" in her state.
Republican nominee Donald Trump hoped former rival Senator Ted Cruz's speech would unite the Republican Party behind his own candidacy, but it ended with boos from the floor when Cruz failed to say the words, "I endorse Donald Trump."
The Republican Party’s 2016 platform includes troublesome proposals to remedy real problems with the excessive and dangerous methodology of amending the Constitution.
The war on police — denied by Black Lives Matter (BLM) and other anti-police groups and individuals — continues to claim lives. Sometimes — as in Dallas and Baton Rouge — those deaths come in groups. More often, they happen one fallen officer at a time. On Tuesday, Kansas City, Kansas, Police Captain Robert Melton joined the ranks of those officers who have reached their final EOW (End of Watch).