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A year after the Capitol breach, falsehoods about Jan 6 persist

January 06, 2022 2:13 pm

A mountain of evidence shows that the rioters were supporters of Donald Trump, but that has not stopped the cascade of specious claims seeking to pin responsibility on others.

Amid extreme weather, a shift among Republicans on climate change

August 15, 2021 9:47 am

Republicans want to spend billions to prepare communities to cope with extreme weather, but are trying to block efforts by Democrats to cut the emissions that are fueling the disasters in the first place.

Explained: Why discussions on 'critical race theory' are dividing the US

July 10, 2021 1:11 pm

Critical race theory, or CRT, which has suddenly become a lightning rod for conservatives, began as a leftwing academic discussion in the 1970s and 1980s by scholars who were studying the lack of racial progress following the passing of landmark civil rights laws in the decade preceding.

US Capitol attack commission advances in Congress, but Republicans resist

May 19, 2021 8:45 am

Trump's actions likely would be closely scrutinized in any commission investigation. Trump, in a statement, urged Republicans not to approve the commission, calling it "just more partisan unfairness."

Shades of 2016: Republicans stay silent on Trump, hoping he fades away

April 15, 2021 10:02 am

Even as Trump makes clear he will not leave the public stage, many Republicans have privately said they hope he will fade away, after a tenure in which the party lost both houses of Congress and the White House.

Trump demands 3 Republican groups stop raising money off his name

March 07, 2021 10:01 am

Trump has waged a war of words with establishment Republicans, some of whom he feels betrayed him by joining Democrats in impeaching him.

Spotlight on Republicans as Trump impeachment trial nears end

February 13, 2021 5:46 pm

A verdict in Donald Trump's second impeachment trial is expected this weekend. While Trump's attorneys have wrapped up their arguments, the focus now is on Republicans as the Democrats need 17 GOP votes to convict Trump.

Under pressure to rebuke their own, GOP leaders face a critical test

February 03, 2021 12:12 pm

The fates of the two lawmakers, which are expected to be discussed at a private meeting among Republicans on Wednesday, are a proxy battle for the party’s future, prompting a clash among its top leadership.

'Just move on': Republicans grapple with post-Trump future

January 21, 2021 1:01 pm

While his plans are just taking shape, Trump is expected to remain politically active, including trying to exact revenge by backing primary challenges against Republicans he believed scorned him in his final days.

In voting to impeach, SC's Rice acknowledges political risk

January 15, 2021 1:19 pm

Rice represents a South Carolina district fiercely loyal to Trump, yet on Wednesday night, the congressman became one of just 10 Republicans to join Democrats in voting to impeach the president, in a stunning reversal from his position days earlier.