Republican Party

Chris Christie Predicts Political ‘Fallout’ for Trump’s Trials

The former New Jersey governor talks to Dispatch Politics about his path to the nomination.

The Apprentice

Is Ron DeSantis viable … in 2028?

Nikki Haley’s Unproven Reserves

The GOP contentender has had a good few weeks, but can she keep making gains?

Dean Phillips Giving It the College Try in New Hampshire

Plus: A super PAC is going big to give Nikki Haley a ‘strong showing.’

What Time It Is

Taking Trump seriously.

Is Tim Scott Running on Fumes?

After the debate in Miami, the South Carolina senator remains stuck behind.

The Most Rational Candidate

On Vivek, ‘scum,’ and Nazis.

A Banner Off-Year Election Night For Democrats

Youngkin faces disaster in Virginia as abortion boosts Democrats almost everywhere.

Beyond Mercy and Grace

Rep. Lauren Boebert tends to make everything about the least important issue in America—herself.

Haley’s Comet

How does she win?

The Perfect Ending

In the GOP’s speaker mess, the bad guys win again.

Rules for Radicals

It won’t matter who the speaker of the House is if we don’t safeguard clear, impartial, and competent administration.

A Republican’s Defense of Arizona’s Election Integrity

Plus: House Republicans will try once again to find a speaker who can win.

The House Speaker Fiasco Keeps on Going

Plus: Republican candidates split between Nevada’s primary and caucus.

Only Trump Is Trump

Lessons from the humiliation of Jim Jordan.

Jim Jordan Misses the Mark

As Jordan scrambles to secure the votes for House speaker, some Republicans fret about his fundraising chops.