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The Failure of Rubio's Campaign Is a Failure for the National Republican Party

Steve Iannelli | Posted 03.18.2017 | Latino Voices
Steve Iannelli

Rubio's exit signals the futility of trying to rebrand the Republican Party. At the same time, it demonstrates the success of the Southern Strategy and the conservative movement to label minorities as "dangerous others."

An Inclusive GOP Requires New Leadership

James Owens | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Owens

GOP leaders, it's time to step aside. You've demonstrated that you will continue to reflect the views of the old and reject the concerns of the young. Unless you start taking notice that things are changing, you will kill the only chance young conservatives have at inheriting a formidable party.

Hey Republicans, Great New Strategy -- But Before You Bet on Blacks...

Theodore Johnson | Posted 06.02.2013 | Black Voices
Theodore Johnson

Before any substantial segment of the black electorate trusts the spirit of this new charm offensive or seriously considers a national Republican candidate, there are three simple things it has to do.

'Equally Important' Fluency Escapes GOP

RealClearPolitics | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

The Republican Party has just come out with a new strategy, and number 13 on its list of demographic outreach priorities is to “Expand our presence ...

GOP's Titanic Moment: It's not the Deck Chairs, It's Your Values, Stupid!

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

Republicans have realized that they need to reach out to younger voters, female voters, gay voters, and minorities, but the crucial point that they are still missing is that the party's value system is fundamentally at odds with all those groups.

GOP Reboot Leader Blasts Obama As 'Socialist'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Henry Barbour, one of five GOP strategists spearheading the Republican National Committee's post-campaign reboot, described President Barack Obama as ...

Limbaugh In Denial, Urges GOP To Get More Conservative

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh on Monday dismissed a recently released Republican National Committee report that encouraged the party to modern...

RNC Report Concedes That Voters See GOP As 'Scary,' 'Out Of Touch'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

The Republican National Committee (RNC) released its wide-ranging "autopsy" report on Monday, admitting some of its shortcomings after losing the 2012...

GOP Group's First Mission: Taming The Tea Party

Bloomberg | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing one of the biggest threats to any Republican incumbent today: potential primary opposition from ...