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Scott Olson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Just weeks into his tenure as chairman of the Republican National Committee, Michael Whatley pitched to voters something that former President Donald Trump has spoken against consistently throughout the campaign trail: mail-in voting. “We need to build a national early-vote program that is going to communicate with [voters] through door […]

Henrik5000/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is ending his 2024 race for president after a dismal sixth-place showing in the Iowa caucuses underscored how little he had been embraced by Republican voters. With 99% of the expected results in, Hutchinson secured just 191 votes in the Iowa caucuses and zero pledged […]

ABC News Kurt Kreuger attended a presidential campaign event for former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Thursday — not that he felt it would make much of a difference. Kreuger, a 33-year-old from the city, is still deciding who to vote for in Monday’s caucuses, which kick off the race […]

Anna Rose Layden/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Sen. John Barrasso has became the highest-ranking Senate Republican to endorse former president Donald Trump’s reelection bid just days out from the Iowa caucuses. “America was better off under President Donald Trump’s leadership,” Barrasso said in a statement Tuesday night. “Working with Republicans in Congress, President Trump created the strongest […]

Former U.S. President and 2024 presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Waterloo, Iowa, on Dec. 19, 2023. (KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — Republican presidential candidates and lawmakers fell in line behind former President Donald Trump after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled he was disqualified from appearing on the state’s […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images, FILE (WASHINGTON) — An even smaller field of Republican presidential candidates will face off in the fourth primary debate on Wednesday in Alabama. Viewers will see fewer hopefuls on stage after South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott suspended his campaign last month. The party’s higher thresholds to qualify may also prevent some candidates […]

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives on Friday voted to expel Republican Rep. George Santos, a historic move that hasn’t happened in more than 20 years. Santos, scandal-ridden since arriving in Washington nearly a year ago, is just the sixth House member in history to be removed by his colleagues. They voted […]

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Alabama Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville said Thursday he is not backing down after his fiery battle with Republican colleagues on the Senate floor over his unprecedented move to hold up hundreds of military nominations and promotions. Senate Republicans, led by Sens. Dan Sullivan and Joni Ernst, on Wednesday night angrily […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Moderate House Republicans and institutionalists coalesced this week as the key opposition to Rep. Jim Jordan’s ascent to speaker. It’s the latest twist to what has become a weekslong fight among conservatives over who will lead the chamber and lift the paralysis over half of Congress. The dynamic confronting Jordan, the […]

Michael Godek/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Republicans on Thursday, in their first impeachment inquiry hearing, are set to reexamine information they say they’ve gathered so far in their investigations into President Joe Biden and his family’s business dealings. “House Republicans have uncovered serious and credible allegations into President Biden’s conduct,” House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said […]