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Stefanik's political evolution mirrors story of today's GOP

May. 08, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There was a time, not long ago, when Elise Stefanik would not say Donald Trump's name. He was simply “my party's presidential nominee,” she would say. The pragmatic New York congresswoman was far more focused on welcoming a new generation of voters...

Whose 'Big Lie'? Trump's proclamation a new GOP litmus test

May. 04, 2021 08:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and his supporters are intensifying efforts to shame — and potentially remove — members of their party who are seen as disloyal to the former president and his false claims that last year's election was stolen from him. On Capitol...

Whose 'Big Lie'? Trump's proclamation a new GOP litmus test

May. 03, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and his supporters are intensifying efforts to shame — and potentially remove — members of their party who are seen as disloyal to the former president and his false claims that last year's election was stolen from him. On Capitol...

Paul Ryan: Trump debate will fade as new candidates emerge

Apr. 30, 2021 13:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since the chaotic end of Donald Trump’s presidency, the debate about the future of the Republican Party frequently comes down to a simple marker: Do you support Trump and his America First agenda, or not? Former U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan thinks...