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RNC Refuses to Stand Up for Black Woman Running for Congress

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 12.16.2013 | Chicago
Doug Ibendahl

When the Republican National Committee ("RNC") needed to demonstrate some diversity on-stage at the 2004 Republican National Convention, Erika Harold was happy to help. But now when Erika Harold needs a little help, the RNC apparently can't be bothered.

GOP Ex-Official Texts Apology To Candidate For 'Love Child' Email

AP | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

URBANA, Ill. -- A Republican congressional candidate in Illinois says a former GOP official who wrote a derogatory email about her has apologized &nda...

GOP Official Resigns After Racially Charged Attack

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

An Illinois GOP official has resigned from his post after sending a racially charged email attacking a black female congressional candidate. Jim A...

Republican Official Targets GOP Candidate In Racially Charged Rant

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

An Illinois Republican Party chairman apologized Wednesday after unleashing a racially charged attack on a black female congressional candidate. I...

Republicans Finally Get Some Good News With Erika Harold Candidacy

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Doug Ibendahl

If Erika Harold prevails she would become the first female African-American Republican congressman in American history. There have been black male Republican congressmen, but never a black woman on the GOP side from any state.

Former Miss America To Run For Congress

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Former Miss America Erika Harold is set to run for Congress in 2014, mounting a primary challenge against Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) in Illinois' 13th...