Research and investigative journalism call into question the authenticity of – and actual public support for – recent protests demanding governments lift lockdowns and ‘reopen’ the US economy.
On the back of the Mueller investigation’s apparent exoneration of the POTUS, here’s another surprise.
It planted the seeds of the tea party and the Trump administration.
Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday, ended his career with growing repudiation by his party and the public for positions, from national defense to bipartisanship, that he had long embodied.
The tax agency, as it happens, singled out both conservative and liberal groups seeking tax-exempt status for extra scrutiny. But the myth that it picked on the tea party movement hasn’t gone away.
Why are we increasingly seeing voters support candidates whose policies are, superficially at least, against their own interests?
As candidate, Trump promised protectionist trade policies and denigrated international agreements. Now, as president of the United States, how far can he go?
Exit polling shows that Hillary Clinton actually won the poor and working class vote. If “Make America Great Again” wasn’t fueled by an angry underclass, what powered it?
Until the 1930s, American radicals stood apart from the two mainstream parties. That changed when a muckraking journalist ran for governor of California.
This primary cycle, few incumbents in the House and Senate are fighting off extremist challengers. Is that because the top of the ticket is taking up all the air?
An expert on extremism sees parallels between the rhetoric of Trump’s GOP and that used to mobilize violence in Iraq and Kenya.
The GOP is imploding, based on the animus the party stoked toward Obama.
The leading conservative magazine National Review has played a critical role in creating modern GOP. Their repudiation of Trump signals crisis for Republicans.
Sarah Palin may have been relegated to the fringe, but Trump needs the fringe to win.
That means turning against Tea Party favorites Trump and Cruz.
Furious nativist radicals are on the march – but are they really all birds of a feather?
The speaker calls it quits after five years of trying to get Tea Party leaders to stop squabbling and play nice. The road ahead looks rocky for the GOP.
The angry right wing of American politics is mired in a swamp of outrage and victimhood. ‘Twas ever thus.
In 1964, the John Birch Society pushed Barry Goldwater to victory in the Republican primary. The same could happen with the Tea Party and Trump this election cycle.
On July 6, the South Carolina Senate voted to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds. In the past white-on-black violence has led to real change - but under specific conditions.