Shades of 2016: Republicans Stay Silent on Trump, Hoping He Fades Away

Just like when Donald J. Trump was a candidate in 2016, rival Republicans are trying to avoid becoming the target of his attacks or directly confronting him, while hoping someone else will.

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Why Trump Holds a Grip on the G.O.P.

Republicans still embrace the power of the ex-president’s agenda to galvanize voters and drive turnout.

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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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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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Just When You Thought Politics Couldn’t Unravel Any Further

What happens when “All the King’s Men” meets “National Lampoon’s Vacation”? Nothing good.

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If There Was a Republican Civil War, It Appears to Be Over

The party belongs to Trump for as long as he wants it.

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Mitch McConnell Is So Over Trump That He Voted to Absolve Him

On the impeachment front, it was an exciting — if sometimes perplexing — weekend.

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Nikki Haley Slams Trump’s Election Claims

Although the former United Nations ambassador calibrated her comments, her sharp criticism represented a departure from other Republicans who are believed to be considering running for president in 2024.

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The Next Trump

There is no one quite like him in the Republican Party. So where should we look for the president’s inheritors?

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R.N.C. Rewrites Trump’s Racism — and America’s

The Black speakers have a job to do: erase history and cloud reality.

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RNC Night 1: Watch the Moments That Mattered

Two of our reporters break down highlights from the first night (and afternoon) of the Republican National Convention.

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Republican Convention: Best and Worst Moments From Night 1

Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

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Full Transcript: Nikki Haley’s R.N.C. Speech

The former ambassador to the United Nations and former governor of South Carolina warned about socialism in America.

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Republicans Nominate Trump at RNC, Who Flings Baseless Attacks at Biden

President Trump and his party engaged in sweeping revisionism about his management of the coronavirus, his record on race relations and much else. And they painted a dystopian picture of what the nation would look like if Joseph R. Biden Jr. were president.

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How Kristi Noem, Mt. Rushmore and Trump Fueled Speculation About Pence’s Job

After Ms. Noem, the South Dakota governor, flew to Washington on Air Force One, rumors about her ambitions ensued. She made a second trip to smooth things over with Mike Pence.

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Will the Tea Party Live Again?

The coronavirus relief debate has Republicans falling back into pre-Trump grooves.

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