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Gop Rebranding

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RNC Touts Past Year's Progress From Grim 'Autopsy' In 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Back in March of 2013, the Republican National Committee undertook an organization-wide wound-licking from its subpar 2012 campaign efforts, coming up...

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The RNC Wrote A 100-Page Autopsy, But Apparently Nobody Read It | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Earlier this year, the Republican National Committee put together a team of experts to pore over what lessons there were to learn from the GOP's elect...

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GOP Dudes Get Trained Up In The Ways Of Womenfolk, Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Here is some good news for everyone who likes half-assed attempts at "rebranding" and "message adjustments." Politico today reports the "National Repu...

The Incorrigible Ted Cruz and His Visionary Rebranding of the GOP

Steven Kurlander | Posted 12.22.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

If you read the recent headlines or listened to the talking heads about the outcome of the recent shutdown battle, you'd think that Ted Cruz is not on...

While You Were Sleeping, the GOP Entered the 21st Century

Lester & Charlie | Posted 11.27.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

A Kickstarter campaign for Ayn Rand? Damn. If that's not evidence of radical change, what is?

Jason Linkins

Bobby Jindal Has Had It With All The Self-Reflection That He Demanded | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

In an op-ed in Politico today, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has taken a firm stand against Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal. And that's great. It's about ti...

Tea Party Mistakes Prompt GOP Change

Real Clear Politics | Caitlin Huey-Burns | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

Endeavoring to rebrand their party, GOP elders do not want voters conjuring up names like Richard Mourdock and Todd Akin when they hear the words "Rep...

Taking the GOP From Not-So-Good to Great

Daryl Rowland | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Daryl Rowland

The issue with the current Republican Party is not a superficial messaging problem, nor is it about a particular policy position such as immigration or gay marriage. It's about the larger product itself. The concept of the party is murky and the murky messaging follows.

Jason Linkins

RNC Spring Meeting Attendees To Keep Giving 'Minority And Women Outreach' A Try | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

Republicans are really, really trying to learn how to communicate with women and minorities. Earlier this year, members of the House Republican caucus...

Jon On GOP's Gay Marriage Argument: 'What Is It With You People & The Animal F*cking?'

Posted 04.04.2013 | Comedy

The GOP's inclusive makeover isn't quite working out. On Wednesday's "Daily Show", Jon checked in with the rebranding efforts of the party and found a...

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Jindal's Rebranding Effort Hits Snag | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

In the wake of the 2012 election, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal undertook what amounted to a massive personal rebranding effort, with the likely purpose...

How Michele Bachmann's Sideshow Is Hurting The GOP

The Week | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

Attention, GOP: Your rebranding attempts are being undercut by a segment of your party getting big headlines and lots of airtime — a segment symboli...

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RNC 'Autopsy' Is The Latest Stop On The GOP's Cycle Of Grieving | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

Now that the Republican National Committee has filed its "autopsy," weighing in on what went wrong for the GOP in 2012, and where to go from here, dis...

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RNC 'Autopsy' Indicates That GOP Still Coming To Grips With This Inclusion, Empathy Stuff | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

The GOP lost what it thought was an eminently winnable presidential election in 2012, and while redistricting paid off in the House, the GOP also saw,...

King Busting Rubio's Cahones: Coming Out of His Corner to Redefine the GOP

Steven Kurlander | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

In order to take the White House in 2016, the GOP must win traditionally blue states like New York and New Jersey to amass the electoral votes necessary to win the presidency. Only a guy like Christie, not Miami's Rubio or Louisiana's Jindal, can achieve this.

Jason Linkins

Aspiring For Renewal, GOP Struggles To Clear Some Low Bars | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

Because someone has to lose every election, the end of every election year brings a cascade of regret and recriminations upon the losers. And because ...

Republican Rebranding Effort 'Suspended'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

You wouldn't know it to look at the homepage for the Republican rebranding effort National Council for a New America, spearheaded by House Minority Wh...

GOP Rebranding Effort Flames Out

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) generated the kind of buzz other politicians covet when he launched his bid to help rebrand the Republican Party last spring....

A Plan for Moving Beyond Republican Chaos and Self-Destruction

Carol M. Swain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol M. Swain

Republicans are attacking the wrong targets and pursuing the wrong goals. Trying to brand the Democrats is a colossal waste of time.

Ohio GOP Chair Embarrassed By Party Message

The Columbus Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ohio Republican Chairman Kevin DeWine fears that his national party will embarrass itself today by voting to "re-brand" the Democratic Party. Joining...

Colbert's Advice To The GOP: Make Superficial Changes To Your Image Without Altering Anything Inside (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In the last election the GOP lost seven governorships, both houses of Congress and the White House. It's pretty clear they need to take a hard look at...

Palin Joins GOP Rebranding Effort After Ignoring Calls

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Sarah Palin has joined a list of Republicans who will take part in listening tours across the country. House Minority Whip Eric Cantor, R-Va., o...