Of former Vice President Mike Pence's actions during the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, some believe he's a “savior of the republic," others say he's a “traitor to the cause”, and many believe he "did the right thing.”
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, who has made a name in Washington pushing hard-right conspiracy theories, easily won her party’s nomination for Congress Tuesday.
The Republican Party of 2022 consists of a veritable “MAGA-verse,” a sprawling franchise akin to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, centered and branded by the “Trump agenda,” but not always controlled by Trump himself.
The fight over the latest Ukraine aid package, $40 billion to pay for assistance to Ukraine, saw a large group of far-right Republicans break with their party leadership and oppose the measure.
The past three weeks of Republican primary elections have presented a muddled picture of former President Donald Trump’s influence over the GOP, leaving open the question of how strong his grip on the party really is.
In a new digital ad provided to Yahoo News, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan builds on a recent speech to the Reagan Foundation in which he lamented an “exhausted majority” of Americans turned off by the extremes of both parties.
Days before Pennsylvania’s primary elections, the Republican Senate nomination has been turned upside down with a late surge from Kathy Barnette, a virtual unknown whose rise has riled former President Donald Trump and his allies.
Republicans have pulled out of the commission that has planned the debates for decades, creating real questions about whether we'll see major party candidates square off in 2024 and beyond.
Michigan state Sen. Mallory McMorrow pushed back in a viral speech against the growing trend of Republicans labeling their Democratic opponents as groomers and pedophiles.
The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson have not provided a springboard for ambitious senators the way Brett Kavanaugh’s 2018 hearings did.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said there is “no place” in the GOP for the ideas espoused at a far-right political conference that Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar recently attended, but stopped short of doling out any tangible punishment to the two lawmakers.
The former president remains a powerful force in the Republican Party, but some political analysts see reason to believe his influence may be starting to weaken.
A number of prominent GOP lawmakers and right-wing media figures turned heads last week by making strong statements in support of getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger denounced fellow Republican Rep. Paul Gosar on Tuesday for his suggestion that Ashli Babbitt — who was shot and killed during the Jan. 6 riot — had been "executed" by Capitol Police.
Ben Rhodes, the former deputy national security advisor to Barack Obama, co-host of the "Pod Save the World" podcast, and author of the new book "After the Fall," joins Michael Isikoff, Daniel Klaidman and Victoria Bassetti on this episode to discuss many aspects of domestic and foreign policy, including the conflict between Israel and Palestinians, the global influence of presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, and several of the sweeping legislative proposals before Congress today.
A day before the House is expected to vote on bipartisan legislation that would form a 9/11-style commission to investigate the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol riot, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has come out against it.
A new Yahoo News/YouGov poll found that only 17 percent of Republicans thought Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., should have stayed in a leadership position in the House GOP, which stripped her of the post this week.
Shortly after House Republicans voted to remove her from her leadership role, Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., criticized House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy for embracing former President Donald Trump's false claim that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.
House Republicans stripped Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., of a leadership position Wednesday, rejecting her insistence that the GOP tell the truth about the 2020 election and the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
Republicans have the highest rate of vaccine hesitancy of any group. Can they be convinced that immunizations are the right choice?
A week after stirring outrage for taking a trip to Mexico during a deadly winter weather disaster in his home state, the Texas senator took the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Florida with a joke.
Pennsylvania Republicans have selected a woman who turned an old house into a “shrine” to former President Donald Trump and believes the 2020 election was stolen as the GOP nominee for an open state legislative seat.
Some of the House Republicans who supported Wednesday’s impeachment of President Trump are providing detailed explanations for their votes in the face of backlash from GOP loyalists.
On the same day that rioters supporting President Trump stormed and vandalized the U.S. Capitol, history was also made in Georgia, where Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock, the two Democrats on the Georgia Senate runoff ballot, defeated the Republican incumbents. One week after Democrats pulled off their improbable feat, Georgians reflected on the impact of the historic win.
“Left unchecked, if artificial intelligence reaches cognition … it will be fueled by some of the most inhumane impulses of humanity.”
“Now is the time to stop and think — before our technology outstrips us once again.”
“I don't want to talk about sentient robots, because at all ends of the spectrum there are humans harming other humans.”
“Minds can take different forms … We should avoid reducing questions about AIs to ‘Can AIs think and feel like us?’”
“To identify sentience, or consciousness, or even intelligence, we’re going to have to work out what they are.”