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Republican Party



  • Did Lincoln Take his Cues From Congress?

    Historian Allen C. Guelzo reviews Fergus Bordewich's new book "Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America," which argues that the 37th and 38th Congresses had a bigger role in the abolition of slavery than the 16th president.



  • How Mitch McConnell Became Trump’s Enabler-in-Chief

    by Jane Mayer

    Finally, someone who knows him very well told me, “Give up. You can look and look for something more in him, but it isn’t there. I wish I could tell you that there is some secret thing that he really believes in, but he doesn’t.”


  • The Secret Plan to Force Out Nixon

    by Tim Naftali

    A newly released diary shows House Republican leaders pledging to oust the president months before he resigned. Why did they back down?


  • The Loss of Republican Principle

    by Ronald L. Feinman

    Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell, and Kevin McCarthy are handling Trump far different than their counterparts during Watergate.