Is It All About ‘Fealty to Trump’s Delusions’? Three Writers Talk About Where the G.O.P. Is Headed

How should we assess the Republican Party?

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Finally, a Dr. Oz Show That I Really Want to Watch

His campaign against John Fetterman in Pennsylvania is a consequential doozy.

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3 Senate Hopefuls Denounce Big Tech. They Also Have Deep Ties to It.

Blake Masters, J.D. Vance and Mehmet Oz, all Republicans, have a history with the industry that involves uses of consumer data they now criticize.

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Democrats, the Midterm Jinx Is Not Inevitable

Standard political history may not be a good guide to 2022.

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Here’s where Trump’s endorsement record stands so far.

The candidates endorsed by former President Donald J. Trump have succeeded in many of their early primaries, with some notable exceptions.

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The Slaughter in Buffalo Hasn’t Quieted the Great Replacement Caucus

Neither did the slaughter in Pittsburgh or El Paso.

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10 Republicans on President Trump’s Sway in Georgia, Ohio and Pennsylvania

Nostalgia for the former president ran high, but his influence in big elections in swing states this month depended on the candidate.

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How Hollywood and the Media Fueled the Political Rise of J.D. Vance

“Hillbilly Elegy,” a best-selling memoir that became a star-studded film, raised the profile of the onetime “Never Trump guy” who won an Ohio primary with the help of the former president.

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What May’s Primaries Tell Us About the ‘Populism of Resentment’ Shaping the G.O.P.

Two conservative writers discuss Trumpism’s appeal in the Republican Party and what the rise of Senate candidate J.D. Vance can foreshadow for the midterms this fall.

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Sometimes, History Goes Backward

The seeming demise of Roe v. Wade is only part of the story.

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After Roe, Republicans Should Embrace These Family-Friendly Policies

The movement that describes itself as pro-life must encompass a broader vision of policy than just prohibiting access to abortion.

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In Nebraska, a Trump-Inspired Candidate Cracks Open Divide in the G.O.P.

Charles W. Herbster’s bid for governor has set off a bitter fight for power in a state once known for its genteel politics.

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Inflation concerns are at the center of an Ohio Senate contest.

The race between Representative Tim Ryan and J.D. Vance will require them to win over establishment Republicans and working-class voters.

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In Ohio Senate Race, Democrats Pin Their Hopes on the Suburbs

J.D. Vance, the Republican nominee, enters the general election as the favorite. For Representative Tim Ryan, the Democrat, Ohio’s sprawling metro areas offer a possible path to victory.

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How J.D. Vance Won in Ohio: A Trump Endorsement, a Fox News Stage and Money

A big endorsement was decisive, but a cable news megaphone and a huge infusion of spending helped pave the way to victory.

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A Trump Win in Ohio

We look at last night’s election results.

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5 Takeaways From Ohio’s Primary Elections

Donald Trump showed his enduring grip over Republican primaries for Senate, and establishment Democrats won a House rematch against a progressive challenger.

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J.D. Vance’s Victory in Ohio Is More Proof. Trump Has Already Won.

Trump hasn’t endorsed all Republicans, but almost all have endorsed Trump.

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Vance Wins Republican Senate Primary in Ohio After Nod From Trump

J.D. Vance, the author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” won a G.O.P. race that saw nearly $80 million in television advertising.

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J.D. Vance’s Rise From ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Author to Senate Nominee

Now the Republican nominee for Senate in Ohio, Mr. Vance owes his ascendant political career in large part to Donald Trump, whose style he has tried to emulate.

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What to Watch in Ohio and Indiana Primary Elections Tuesday

The second election night of the 2022 midterms has some national implications for Republicans. Here’s a breakdown.

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In Ohio Senate Fight, G.O.P. Shows Strains of Its Identity Crisis

Republicans agree that values they view as traditional are at risk, but they’re wrestling with whether isolationism is the answer to their misgivings about global interconnectedness.

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What DeSantis and His Republican Allies Are Doing Will Have Grave Costs

Discarding core commitments is not a small concession to changing times but an abject desecration of everything the G.O.P. long claimed to believe.

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J.D. Vance Knows Who’s Starring in the Ohio Senate Race. (It’s Not Him.)

Mr. Vance is arguably a perfect test case for Mr. Trump: weak enough to need a boost but with enough potential to make him a worthwhile risk.

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In Trump’s Shadow, Ohio Republicans Campaign Ahead of Tuesday’s Primary.

Donald Trump’s endorsement of the author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance has shaken up the Republican race for the first major Senate midterm election.

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The Ohio Primary and the Return of the Republican Civil War

How the divides of the party’s 2016 primary campaign have risen fully to the surface again.

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Ohio Republicans Embrace the Bombast Ahead of Senate Primary Election

The slugfest for the Republican nomination for Ohio’s open Senate seat has buried the brand of good-natured, country-club conservatism that was once a hallmark of the state.

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For J.D. Vance, ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Was the Question, and Trump Was the Answer

Once a severe Trump critic, he has aligned himself with the views of many conservative Ohio voters.

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Republican Primaries in May Will Test Trump’s Continued Pull

The upcoming Republican primaries are a critical test of the former president’s grip on the G.O.P. Here are the key races to watch.

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G.O.P. Concocts New Threat: Vote Fraud by Undocumented Immigrants

Far from the U.S.-Mexico border, Ohio’s Senate primary shows how the Republican obsession with the fiction of a stolen election has spawned a new cause for fear of illegal immigration.

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G.O.P. Concocts New Threat: Voter Fraud by Undocumented Immigrants

Far from the U.S.-Mexico border, Ohio’s Senate primary shows how the Republican obsession with the fiction of a stolen election has spawned a new cause for fear of illegal immigration.

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Ohio Senate Race Pits Trump and Son Against Big G.O.P. Group

The Club for Growth has lined up behind Josh Mandel. Donald J. Trump and his eldest son, Donald Jr., are backing J.D. Vance. Tuesday’s outcome will be a crucial test of the former president’s sway.

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Republicans Say, ‘Let Them Eat Hate’

Don’t think culture war; think pogroms.

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Ohio Republicans Scramble as Trump Endorsement Hangs Over Senate Race

The news that Donald Trump might soon endorse J.D. Vance, the author and venture capitalist, prompted some Republican leaders in Ohio to try to prevent the move.

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These Days, ‘Help Wanted’ Has So Many Meanings

But there’s a magic kingdom somewhere, right?

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Why We Need Wartime Dissent

The reasons to doubt the wisdom of our foreign policy establishment have not suddenly evaporated.

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The Rise of the Tucker Carlson Politician

Two Republican Senate candidates field-test a new message honed in the cable-news studio.

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How the American Right Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Russia

The American right has changed course since the Cold War.

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Republican Candidates Split Over Ukraine-Russia Crisis

In Ohio, two Republicans running for Senate have taken sharply different positions, offering a clear view of the party’s rift over foreign policy.

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Peter Thiel, the Right’s Would-Be Kingmaker

Peter Thiel, one of Donald J. Trump’s biggest donors in 2016, has re-emerged as a prime financier of the Make America Great Again movement.

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Republicans Step Up Attacks on Fauci to Woo Trump Voters

G.O.P. candidates, tapping into voters’ frustrations with a seemingly endless pandemic, are stepping up their attacks on Dr. Anthony S. Fauci.

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Will Trump Undercut a Red Wave?

The G.O.P. has experienced hopeful times before — only to have the moment pass.

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J.D. Vance’s Baldwin Tweets Are an Offensive

His Trump-flattering campaign for the Senate is an elegy for decency.

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J.D. Vance Converted to Trumpism. Will Ohio Republicans Buy It?

As the “Hillbilly Elegy” author runs for Senate in Ohio, he has walked back previous criticism of Donald Trump and reversed arguments that the white working class bears responsibility for its problems.

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J.D. Vance Is Running for Senate in Ohio

The author and venture capitalist will vie for the Republican nomination in one of the most wide-open 2022 Senate races.

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‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Review: I Remember Mamaw

Glenn Close and Amy Adams star in Ron Howard’s Hollywoodized version of J.D. Vance’s best seller.

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