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The GOP's nuclear option: how Trump could be denied the nomination even with a

The GOP's nuclear option: how Trump could be denied the nomination even with a
You probably know by now that if Donald Trump doesn't win over a majority of Republican delegates, he'll fail to clinch the party's nomination on the first ballot, and a contested convention will ensue. But what's gotten much less attention is that …
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The GOP's big lie: They want us to believe Trump's hateful rhetoric isn't part

The GOP's big lie: They want us to believe Trump's hateful rhetoric isn't part
That was the day, you may recall, when Donald Trump kicked off his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination by opining that undocumented immigrants from Mexico consisted of “murderers” and “rapists.” (To be fair, he did allow that some …
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How the GOP's dishonesty led to the rise of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz

How the GOP's dishonesty led to the rise of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz
To understand why the current conservative crack-up so confounds the Republican establishment, you have to recognize that the party is facing two separate but simultaneous revolts: one led by Ted Cruz, the other by Donald Trump. The first is well …
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Donald Trump Exposes the GOP's Religion Problem

Donald Trump Exposes the GOP's Religion Problem
The establishment wing of the Republican Party has a religion problem. It's not that the candidates it prefers are insufficiently religious – it's that their professions of piety and faith aren't working anymore, and nobody's sure what to do about it …
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The GOP's Iowa nightmare: Trump vs. Cruz in the primary that went straight to hell

The GOP's Iowa nightmare: Trump vs. Cruz in the primary that went straight to hell
We know the GOP grassroots are divided by their love for Senator Ted Cruz and their adoration for the pompadoured billionaire gadfly Donald Trump. Those two candidates are garnering the support of nearly half the party and in some states polling shows …
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Trump Is Killing the GOP's Brand Among Minorities, Making It Even More

Trump Is Killing the GOP's Brand Among Minorities, Making It Even More
The Republican establishment continues to fret about just how badly Donald Trump's candidacy might hurt the party if he were to end up converting his polling lead in the GOP primary into an actual nominating victory. This week, though, the party got a …
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GOP's Donald Trump calls Bill Clinton a 'great abuser'

GOP's Donald Trump calls Bill Clinton a 'great abuser'
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sought to assail Democrat Hillary Clinton on Wednesday by calling her husband, former President Bill Clinton, "one of the great abusers of the world." …
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Will Donald Trump End the GOP's Role as America's Conservative Party?

Will Donald Trump End the GOP's Role as America's Conservative Party?
If you look beyond Donald Trump's comprehensive unpleasantness — is there a disagreeable human trait he does not have? — you might see this: He is a fundamentally sad figure. His compulsive boasting is evidence of insecurity. His unassuageable …
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Neoconservative's analysis: Donald Trump, elites, and the GOP's future

Neoconservative's analysis: Donald Trump, elites, and the GOP's future
Archconservative David Frum delivers a brutal, unflinching look at the contradictions between the Republican party's elites and kingmakers — who favor redistributive policies that suck money out of the middle class and deposit it in their own offshore …
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