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Will Paul Ryan Lose His GOP Primary? Probably Not - NPR;

Will Paul Ryan Lose His GOP Primary? Probably Not - NPR

NPRWill Paul Ryan Lose His GOP Primary? Probably NotNPROver the weekend, Sarah Palin had a message for House Speaker Paul Ryan: You're going to pay for not getting on board the Trump Train. The GOP's 2008 vice presidential nominee unleashed on her party's 2012 vice presidential nominee, saying, "his ...and more »

Donald Trump tries to clean up economic comments - CNN;

Donald Trump tries to clean up economic comments - CNN

CNNDonald Trump tries to clean up economic commentsCNN(CNN) Donald Trump, one of America's best-known businessmen, spent Monday trying to clean up his comments about the economy. Trump was under fire for comments on U.S. fiscal policy that were not only out of step with his party -- but in some cases ...and more »

Sit down, Sarah Palin, you're not relevant in this election - Chicago Tribune;

Sit down, Sarah Palin, you're not relevant in this election - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSit down, Sarah Palin, you're not relevant in this electionChicago TribuneFormer Gov. Sarah Palin speaks at a rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign event, Saturday, April 2, 2016, in Racine, Wis. (Paul Sancya, AP). Kristen McQuearyContact Reporter. When entertainment news sites ...and more »

Is the Tea Party Responsible for Donald Trump? - The Atlantic;

Is the Tea Party Responsible for Donald Trump? - The Atlantic

The AtlanticIs the Tea Party Responsible for Donald Trump?The AtlanticSubscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. There was already a Republican civil war before Donald Trump came along. Remember the Tea Party? Remember the government shutdown? For years ...and more »

The Real Reason The GOP Establishment Loathes Donald Trump - Huffington Post;

The Real Reason The GOP Establishment Loathes Donald Trump - Huffington Post

Huffington PostThe Real Reason The GOP Establishment Loathes Donald TrumpHuffington PostWASHINGTON — The Republican establishment has spent a lot of energy over the past six months trying to convince the public that Donald Trump's rank bigotry breaks with conservative principles and has no place in the Party of Ronald Reagan.and more »

Donald Trump Doesn't Make It Easy for Paul Ryan - The New Yorker;

Donald Trump Doesn't Make It Easy for Paul Ryan - The New Yorker

The New YorkerDonald Trump Doesn't Make It Easy for Paul RyanThe New Yorker“All of a sudden, he wants to be cute,” Donald Trump said at a rally in Eugene, Oregon, on Friday, on the subject of Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House. “But, you know, we'll see.” The day before, Ryan had said that he was “not there right now” when ...and more »

Donald Trump, in Switch, Turns to Republican Party for Fund-Raising Help - New York Times;

Donald Trump, in Switch, Turns to Republican Party for Fund-Raising Help - New York Times

New York TimesDonald Trump, in Switch, Turns to Republican Party for Fund-Raising HelpNew York TimesDonald J. Trump leaving a rally Saturday in Lynden, Wash. He has said he may need $1.5 billion for the general election campaign. Credit David Ryder for The New York Times. Donald J. Trump took steps to appropriate much of the Republican National ...and more »

Paul Ryan Revives a Lost Washington Art - New York Times;

Paul Ryan Revives a Lost Washington Art - New York Times

New York TimesPaul Ryan Revives a Lost Washington ArtNew York TimesSpeaker Paul D. Ryan at the Capitol last month. Credit Zach Gibson/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — The stunning split between Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Donald J. Trump might be bad for Republican unity, but good for constitutional democracy.and more »

Elections Podcast: Paul Ryan Isn't Happy - FiveThirtyEight

Elections Podcast: Paul Ryan Isn't HappyFiveThirtyEightFiveThirtyEight's elections podcast team reflects on why the media and this podcast underestimated Donald Trump's appeal in the Republican primary. And after Trump spent his first week as presumptive nominee sparring with House Speaker Paul Ryan, ...and more »

Paul Ryan, House GOP leadership team split on supporting Trump - Chicago Tribune;

Paul Ryan, House GOP leadership team split on supporting Trump - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePaul Ryan, House GOP leadership team split on supporting TrumpChicago TribuneHouse Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., returns to the Capitol this week to face not just a divided caucus trying to determine how to handle Donald Trump's presidential campaign, but also a leadership team that is split down the middle on whether to ...and more »

Trump aides huddle with RNC to plot big-money strategy - Politico;

Trump aides huddle with RNC to plot big-money strategy - Politico

PoliticoTrump aides huddle with RNC to plot big-money strategyPoliticoDonald Trump's campaign is hashing out details of an agreement with Republican Party leaders that could allow the presumptive GOP presidential nominee to raise six-figure checks for his campaign, multiple sources with direct knowledge of the ...and more »

Farewell, Grand Old Party - Chicago Tribune;

Farewell, Grand Old Party - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneFarewell, Grand Old PartyChicago TribuneHouse Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin speaks in Washington on April 19, 2016. Donald Trump says he was really surprised by House Speaker Paul Ryan's rebuff of him as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. (Evan Vucci, AP). Kathleen ...and more »

Former 'stop Trump' megadonor switches sides - Politico (blog);

Former 'stop Trump' megadonor switches sides - Politico (blog)

Politico (blog)Former 'stop Trump' megadonor switches sidesPolitico (blog)Once a big donor to the anti-Trump movement, billionaire broadcasting executive Stanley Hubbard is now backing the presumptive GOP nominee. Hubbard, a prolific giver to Republican candidates and causes, will join the advisory committee of Great ...and more »

How a freshman Republican senator became one of Donald Trump's most outspoken critics in Washington - Los Angeles Times;

How a freshman Republican senator became one of Donald Trump's most outspoken critics in Washington - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesHow a freshman Republican senator became one of Donald Trump's most outspoken critics in WashingtonLos Angeles TimesNebraska's new senator spent his first year as fresh arrivals to Capitol Hill are supposed to: head down, hard at work, zero speeches. No more. The rise of Donald Trump to GOP presidential nomination turned the senator, Republican Ben Sasse, into one ...and more »

Ryan: If Trump asks, I'll step down as co-chair of RNC - PBS NewsHour;

Ryan: If Trump asks, I'll step down as co-chair of RNC - PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourRyan: If Trump asks, I'll step down as co-chair of RNCPBS NewsHourDays after he said he was “not ready” to endorse presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Monday that he would step down as co-chairman of the Republican National Convention if Trump requested it. Video by ...and more »

The 9 toughest media interviews for Donald Trump - Washington Post;

The 9 toughest media interviews for Donald Trump - Washington Post

Washington PostThe 9 toughest media interviews for Donald TrumpWashington PostThis post has been updated. Hillary Clinton seems to think Donald Trump might not be in the same position if only the media had asked him tough questions. "Being a loose cannon doesn't in any way protect him, I hope, from being asked the hard questions ...and more »

Donald Trump's self-destruction begins - Chicago Tribune;

Donald Trump's self-destruction begins - Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneDonald Trump's self-destruction beginsChicago TribuneWe suspect that when he gave Donald Trump the opportunity to unify the party, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., knew Trump wouldn't be able to do it. Someone as narcissistic and as devoid of conservative principles as Trump couldn't become a ...and more »

Fault lines: GOP civil war deepens - CNN;

Fault lines: GOP civil war deepens - CNN

CNNFault lines: GOP civil war deepensCNNWashington (CNN) Donald Trump is poised to breeze through another round of primary contests this week -- while the Republican Party splinters around him. Trump's ascent to the top of the GOP, which was capped last week with Ted Cruz's devastating loss ...and more »

Donald Trump Strikes Conciliatory Note Toward Paul Ryan, Eyeing a Crucial Meeting - New York Times;

Donald Trump Strikes Conciliatory Note Toward Paul Ryan, Eyeing a Crucial Meeting - New York Times

New York TimesDonald Trump Strikes Conciliatory Note Toward Paul Ryan, Eyeing a Crucial MeetingNew York TimesDonald J. Trump spoke during a campaign rally in Lynden, Wash., on Saturday.Credit David Ryder for The New York Times. Updated, 12:26 p.m. | Facing a steep challenge as he prepares to meet with Republican leaders about uniting their splintering party, ...and more »

Donald Trump isn't the next Barry Goldwater. It'd be easier for Republicans if he was. - Washington Post;

Donald Trump isn't the next Barry Goldwater. It'd be easier for Republicans if he was. - Washington Post

Washington PostDonald Trump isn't the next Barry Goldwater. It'd be easier for Republicans if he was.Washington PostIn the immediate aftermath of the 2012 presidential race, I ran into a prominent former Republican governor in D.C. I asked him what he thought the party needed to do to solve its increasingly problematic demographic issues and the ever-widening chasm ...and more »