The 2024 Republican presidential field is rapidly shrinking. But is it too late to stop Trump?
The Republican Party’s once-crowded 2024 presidential primary field has suddenly shrunk to just a handful of viable candidates, but it's unclear if the GOP is any closer to coalescing behind a clear alternative to former President Donald Trump.
Mitch McConnell, standing apart in a changing GOP, digs in on his decades-long push against Russia
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has been increasingly isolated on foreign policy among his GOP colleagues, a growing number of whom have distanced themselves as a matter of course from U.S. involvement abroad -- and particularly on Ukraine.
Former Texas Rep. Will Hurd suspends long-shot GOP 2024 presidential bid, endorses Nikki Haley
Former Texas congressman Will Hurd has suspended his Republican presidential bid, abandoning a brief campaign built on criticizing Donald Trump at a time when his party seems even more determined to embrace the former president.
Nikki Haley's approach to abortion is rooted in her earliest days in South Carolina politics
Nikki Haley is gaining attention in the GOP race with her calls for “consensus” around abortion, an unusual tone in a campaign where Republican White House hopefuls often prefer to highlight their eagerness to fight President Joe Biden and other Democrats.
Pence says 'elections are about choices' after combative first debate performance
Former Vice President Mike Pence says viewers should expect to see the same, more combative candidate at the next GOP debate as he urged his former running-mate-turned-rival Donald Trump to join his competitors on stage next time around.
Scott criticizes DeSantis over his support for Florida's slavery curriculum as they stump in Iowa
U_S_ Sen_ Tim Scott is criticizing fellow Republican presidential candidate and Florida Gov_ Ron DeSantis for supporting standards requiring teachers to instruct middle school students that slaves developed skills that “could be applied for their personal benefit.”.
GOP report on 2022 election struggles doesn't mention Trump
A draft of a report examining the Republican Party’s struggles in last year’s midterms says the results show that voters aren’t interested in “relitigating previous elections” and that failing to heed those warnings could harm the GOP in 2024 and beyond.
McConnell opposes as Senate nears repeal of Iraq war powers
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says he opposes repeal of the 2002 and 1991 authorizations of force against Iraq, arguing that that authority “bears directly on the threats we face today in Iraq and Syria from Iran-backed terrorists.”.
3 GOP states pull out of effort to thwart voter fraud
Election officials in Florida, Missouri and West Virginia say they are withdrawing from a bipartisan, multistate effort aimed at ensuring the accuracy of voter rolls that has found itself in the crosshairs of conspiracy theories fueled by Donald Trump’s false claims about the 2020 presidential election.