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Republicans split over Trump’s call with Ukraine

Elanna Reber, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

On Sept. 26, 2019, a whistleblower complaint was filed against President Donald Trump for abusing his presidential power in a phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Trump was trying to instigate an investigation focused on corruption that would implicate potential democratic presidential c...

Midlife crisis: The GOP’s existential meltdown and the future of American conservatism

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

On Nov. 6, as the Fox News correspondents witnessed President Obama gaining momentum in the election, conservative poster-boy Bill O’Reilly made a pertinent comment: “It’s not a traditional America anymore.” I will not continue with his offensive rhetoric about how Obama voters want “stuff”...

Romney, the yellow dog candidate running on a surprise platform

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

September 14, 2012

Mitt Romney is a yellow dog. I’m not saying he’s a terrible human being with no backbone, but he certainly fits the classic definition of a yellow dog candidate. Back in the 1920s, when the South strongly supported the Democratic Party, Democrats would say they would rather vote for a yellow...

Republican National Convention rouses right-wing spirit

Republican National Convention rouses right-wing spirit

Daniel Gaskin, Staff Writer

September 14, 2012

Simon & Garfunkel, Thelma & Louise and Itchy & Scratchy have met their match in an unlikely duo that came to the forefront at the Republican National Convention. That new duo is Clint Eastwood and Governor Mitt Romney. “I remember three-and-a-half years ago when Mr. Obama won the...

Everyone wants to be anti-Romney, and no one will be

Jacob Rosenberg, Staff Writer

January 22, 2012

The Republican presidential primary is likely over, but not because Tim Tebow joined the race last week. Instead, ex-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has become the pragmatic choice for Republican primary voters who never saw the culmination of an anti-Romney candidate. Right before the New Hampshire...

Mitt Romney pulls ahead in New Hampshire race

Zachary Thomas, Staff Writer

January 22, 2012

Cruising to a sizable victory during the Jan. 10  New Hampshire primary two days after a victory in the Iowa caucus, Mitt Romney has all but solidified his position as the candidate to beat in the hunt for the Republican presidential nomination. “Thank you, New Hampshire, tonight we made history!”...