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Republicans have a new stress headache: Trump is not invincible

In a knife-edge gubernatorial race in Kentucky, the Democrat Andy Beshear claimed victory, with the GOP losing more support in the suburbs.
Donkey and Elephant statues symbolize the US political system in front of the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C.

The surprising story of how a donkey and an elephant came to represent Democrats and the GOP

Satirising long-forgotten political disputes, a German cartoonist in the 1870s popularised two symbols which endure to this day.

Here are all the Republican lawmakers who supported or refused to condemn Trump comparing impeachment to lynching

"I’m from South Carolina, I understand it very well. Mob rule is what lynching is all about," Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters.
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a Cabinet meeting at The White House on October 21, 2019.

Trump is said to believe that the Democrats will never impeach him, despite his aides’ desperate attempts to get him to prepare for it

President Donald Trump seems to think a Democratic impeachment inquiry may not pose a threat — a view some around him consider dangerously complacent.
US President Donald Trump speaks about the passage of tax reform legislation on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, December 20, 2017.

Trump’s ‘red wall’ against impeachment is looking less stable after 2 GOP senators said they were wavering

Trump has faced criticism and opposition from moderate Republicans in recent days, exposing weaknesses in support assumed to be impregnable.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence listen during a conference call with the International Space Station on October 18, 2019 in Washington, DC.

The reason Trump dropped his Florida resort as the next G7 venue is the opposite to the one he tweeted

President Donald Trump blamed the decision on "irrational hostility" by Democrats and the media, but reports indicate the GOP actually sank the plan.
President Donald Trump alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

GOP lawmakers are reluctant to defend Trump on Ukraine because he’s so erratic

So far Republican support for the president over calls for Ukraine and China to investigate his political opponent, Joe Biden, has been relatively muted.
Joe Walsh and Bill Weld at Business Insider's GOP Debate

‘Never Trump’ Republicans need to decide whether the GOP is worth saving

Never Trumpers like Bill Weld, Joe Walsh, and Mark Sanford want to take the GOP back from Trump, but Republican voters don't.
Bill Weld.

Bill Weld is challenging Trump in the 2020 Republican primary. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the co...

Weld was a two-term governor of Massachusetts and is the first Republican to attempt a primary challenge against President Donald Trump.

Joe Walsh is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.

Former Rep. Joe Walsh was a Tea Party firebrand who went from being a staunch Trump supporter to one of the president's most fervent critics.