2016 Republican National Convention

Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz Was Not the Hero Republicans Needed Ted Cruz Was Not the Hero Republicans Needed

Even worse, did Donald Trump get exactly what he wanted when the convention imploded?

Jul 21, 2016 / George Zornick

Scott Walker at RNC

The Horrible Humbling of Scott Walker The Horrible Humbling of Scott Walker

You know all that #NeverTrump talk? #NeverMind, says the intimidated governor.

Jul 21, 2016 / John Nichols

Islamophobes, White Supremacists, and Gays for Trump—the Alt-Right Arrives at the RNC

Islamophobes, White Supremacists, and Gays for Trump—the Alt-Right Arrives at the RNC Islamophobes, White Supremacists, and Gays for Trump—the Alt-Right Arrives at the RNC

Pamela Geller, Milo Yiannopoulos, Geert Wilders, Peter Brimelow, Richard Spencer, and a cast of anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim conservatives partied into the night.

Jul 20, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Hillary for Prison RNC T-Shirt

‘Hillary for Prison’ Has Officially Gone Mainstream ‘Hillary for Prison’ Has Officially Gone Mainstream

The GOP convention has been one long plea for Hillary Clinton's incarceration.

Jul 20, 2016 / George Zornick

The Republican Reality Show Is in Full Swing

The Republican Reality Show Is in Full Swing The Republican Reality Show Is in Full Swing

Take care, Republican strategists. If you mount an exclusively anti-Hillary campaign, the Democrats will hit back in kind, and the Donald is a ripe target.

Jul 20, 2016 / Richard Lingeman

Trump Is Officially the GOP Nominee—but Republicans Aren’t Exactly Celebrating

Trump Is Officially the GOP Nominee—but Republicans Aren’t Exactly Celebrating Trump Is Officially the GOP Nominee—but Republicans Aren’t Exactly Celebrating

The billionaire has secured the nomination, but Republicans in Cleveland continue to grumble.

Jul 20, 2016 / John Nichols

The RNC Stays Focused on Bashing Clinton

The RNC Stays Focused on Bashing Clinton The RNC Stays Focused on Bashing Clinton

Trump’s children are the only convention speakers articulating a positive case for the Republican nominee.

Jul 20, 2016 / D.D. Guttenplan

The NRA Accidentally Made a Great Case for Gun Control at the Republican Convention

The NRA Accidentally Made a Great Case for Gun Control at the Republican Convention The NRA Accidentally Made a Great Case for Gun Control at the Republican Convention

More guns in America means more women will be murdered.

Jul 19, 2016 / George Zornick

Geert Wilders at the RNC

Why Dutch Far-Right Extremist Geert Wilders Has Come to Cleveland to Cheer On Donald Trump Why Dutch Far-Right Extremist Geert Wilders Has Come to Cleveland to Cheer On Donald Trump

Making the rounds at the Republican National Convention, the virulent critic of Islam embraces the Republican nominee’s message and candidacy.

Jul 20, 2016 / John Nichols

Trump San Jose

The Mind-Set That Drives Fear, Hate and Donald Trump The Mind-Set That Drives Fear, Hate and Donald Trump

Trump’s worldview is pervasive in the Republican Party and is embodied by its platform.

Jul 19, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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