Progressives Can’t Stop Republican Censorship

The right’s political strength matters more.

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Hooked on Cheap Oil, Hungary Resists an Embargo on Russia

Prime Minister Viktor Orban has promised voters to keep energy prices low. The dividends from taking Russian fuel also help fund the policies that have made Hungary a beacon for right-wing groups.

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CPAC Focuses on Culture Grievances and Trump

The annual gathering of American conservatives reflected the G.O.P’s shift away from policy issues that had traditionally animated the party.

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Why Kristi Noem Is Rising Quickly as a Republican Prospect for 2024

Ms. Noem, the governor of South Dakota, has defied coronavirus restrictions and eagerly projects a rugged Great Plainswoman image. But some of her political moves prompt eye rolls.

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Republicans Won Blue-Collar Votes. They’re Not Offering Much in Return.

Party leaders want to capitalize on Donald Trump’s appeal to the white working class. But in recent weeks, they’ve offered very little to advance working people’s economic interests.

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Trumpism Has No Heirs

The king is dead, long live the king.

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Ambitious Republicans’ Dance: Embrace Trump, but Don’t Try to Be Him

As jockeying begins for 2024, rank-and-file Republicans say they are most drawn to leaders who both pledge fealty to the former president and appear to showcase a distinct political identity.

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Trumpism Grips a Post-Policy G.O.P. as Traditional Conservatism Fades

Despite falling from power in Washington, the Republican Party has done little soul-searching or reflection on a new agenda, instead focusing on attacking Democrats and the news media.

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CPAC Takeaways: Trump, Kristi Noem, Ron DeSantis, ‘Cancel Culture’

At their three-day gathering, pro-Trump conservatives tried to turn “cancel culture” into their new “fake news” and spent little time on policy (either their own or President Biden’s).

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Trump Wins CPAC Straw Poll, but Only 68 Percent Want Him to Run Again

The Conservative Political Action Conference, made up largely of far-right Trump supporters, held two 2024 presidential straw polls. Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida won one that did not include Mr. Trump.

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Trump, Addressing Conservatives, Plans to Claim Leadership of G.O.P.

In his first public appearance since leaving office, Donald J. Trump also planned to assert that there were no divisions in his party, according to excerpts of his speech, even as he plotted vindication against his enemies.

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At CPAC, a Golden Image, a Magic Wand and Reverence for Trump

The faithful who flocked to the annual conference of conservatives made it clear that their allegiance was to the former president far more than to the Republican Party.

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A Day Before He Speaks, Conservative Gathering Is Mostly About Trump

At CPAC on Saturday, the focus was on praise for Mr. Trump in advance of his speech there on Sunday.

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Trump Will Return to Spotlight With Appearance at CPAC

Most presidents leave the White House and adopt low profiles. Donald Trump is returning to the national stage with a prominent appearance at a conservative conference on Sunday.

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CPAC and the New Republicanism

The Conservative Political Action Conference has evolved from a family reunion of Republican libertarians, social conservatives and a hawkish foreign policy establishment into Trump-chella.

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Trump Loyalists Spurn ‘Failed Republican Establishment of Yesteryear’

At an annual gathering of conservatives, devotees of Donald J. Trump pledged their fealty to him and issued grave warnings about the political left.

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CPAC Day 1: Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott and Ted Cruz to Headline

Day 1 of the Conservative Political Action Conference will include speeches from Senators Tom Cotton, Ted Cruz, Rick Scott and others. Here’s what to expect.

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Full CPAC 2021 Guide: Trump, Cruz, Pompeo and More

Even more than usual, the Conservative Political Action Conference this year will be a barometer for the Republican Party, newly out of power in Washington and trying to chart a way back.

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Trump Schedules Address Before CPAC Next Sunday

The former president will make his first lengthy remarks since leaving office before the annual conference of conservatives Feb. 28.

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Trump Supporters Know Where to Turn in a Crisis: To Him

They’re confident, for perhaps the first time in his presidency, that the experts on call aren’t out to sabotage the president.

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How Right-Wing Pundits Are Covering Coronavirus

Following President Trump’s lead, many commentators have played down fears.

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Ted Cruz, Public Health Hero?

The Texas Republican isolated himself after possible exposure to the coronavirus. If only others in his party took the threat as seriously.

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Trump Makes Us Ill

Going viral is not a good thing this time.

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