republicans 2016


How #NeverTrump Conservatives Actually Plan to Vote in 2016

The real-estate mogul's presumptive presidential nomination has left a growing faction of conservatives without a natural political home in 2016.


Why Upstate New Yorkers Have Turned on Hillary Clinton

The fight to win voters outside Manhattan underscores a national divide between liberal, urban elites, and the more rural, blue-collar voters who feel forgotten and screwed by politics-as-usual.


A Huge Donald Trump Protest Is About to Hit New York City

Demonstrators are planning to welcome the Republican frontrunner home by attempting to shut down his speech in Midtown Manhattan Thursday night.


What Wisconsin Tells Us About the Inevitable Chaos at the Republican Convention

Last week's vote provides a glimpse into just how acrimonious—and potentially irreconcilable—the fight over the party's nomination might get.


Bun B's Wisconsin Dispatch, Part 3: When People Treat Politics Like Sports

On his last day in Wisconsin, VICE's political correspondent visits the most boring room in Waukesha County, and finds a little peace with the Sikhs of Oak Creek.


Ted Cruz Just Involved Himself in a Crazy Conspiracy Theory That’s Dividing the NRA

His newest foreign policy advisor, Frank Gaffney, is a key player in the effort to remove vocal islamophobe Grover Norquist from the organization's board.


Why the NRA Would Not or Could Not Stop Donald Trump

For all its perceived influence, the gun rights group declined to join the conservative effort to derail the GOP's unwelcome frontrunner.


The GOP Candidates Finally Managed to Keep Their Shit Together Thursday Night

After 11 attempts, the Republican Party finally managed to hold a real presidential debate in Miami last night.


A Final Attempt to Understand Ben Carson's Deeply Weird Presidential Campaign

Conservative activists attempt to explain the rise and fall of the sleepy neurosurgeon's White House bid.


​Donald Trump is a Monstrous Genie that America Can’t Put Back in the Bottle

The greatest con-man in living memory is spinning white anxiety into gold.


Bun B's Super Tuesday Dispatch, Part 2: Texas Is Trump Country Now

On the campaign trail with the GOP's leading Hair Helmet.


Bun B's Super Tuesday Dispatch, Part 1: Cowboys and Cow Patties at the Republican Goat Rodeo

VICE's political correspondent is back in the Lone Star State for Super Tuesday.