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Reince Priebus

Reince Priebus Says GOP Will Never Support David Duke

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 07.23.2016 | Politics

Former Ku Klux Klan leader and Holocaust denier David Duke will not see support from the Republican Party in his run for U.S. Senate. Reince Priebus, ...

Reince Priebus To America: 'Hold On. Help Is Coming' With Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has an audacious message for America: Just hold on. Donald Trump is coming to make...

Watch The Republican National Convention Live

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics

Thursday is the final night of the Republican National Convention, and it will culminate in GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump officially accepting...

The ‘Pledge’ That Saddled Republicans With Trump

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND ― For Republicans still in shock that Donald Trump is actually their presidential nominee, and wondering which single moment in time they ...

RNC Chair Says They Lose Acting Normal, So Why Not Give Trump A Shot

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics

CLEVELAND – The Republican Party’s top official said that since the traditional approach to winning the presidency hasn’t succeeded of late, his...

Melania's Misstep

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The theme for day two of the convention is "Make America Work Again." But Trump clearly has a lot of work to do to make his nominating convention work.

Trump's 'Pivot' Is Fake And Laughably Late

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics

The chairman of the Republican Party says that Donald Trump is “pivoting” ― in other words, that he is re-inventing himself as a thoughtful, res...

RNC Chairman: Trump Has 'Pivoted' From Support Of Muslim Ban

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.17.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump has “pivoted” away from his call to ban all Muslims entering the United States, RNC chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday. “He has pi...

Friday Talking Points -- A Campaign Retrospective, Part 1

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Donald Trump has now officially selected Mike Pence for his running mate. This means it'll be a Trump/Pence ticket. Create your own humorous talking point around this matchup.

I'm With Stupid: Like A Phoenix Rising From Trump's Hair

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.27.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

Now that the Democratic Party has become the Republican Party, the wisest and only logical move for the Republican Party is to become the Democratic Party.

Vichy Republicans

Richard Klass | Posted 06.26.2016 | Politics
Richard Klass

The historian Ken Burns used, or perhaps coined, the phrase "Vichy Republicans" in a recent commencement address.

Party Chairs See Dramatic Reversal Of Fortune

The Hill | Paul Vale | Posted 05.28.2016 | Politics

The leaders of the Republican and Democratic national parties have had a reversal of fortune over the course of a head-spinning few weeks in the presi...

Congratulations Donald Trump!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Though I disagree with virtually everything that's come out of your blabbering, bullying, sexist, racist mouth, I have to give credit where credit is due. You made history. You changed politics as we know it. You did it your way, all the way. Now we just have to pray to the gods of politics that you never get elected.

The Entente Between Trump and the Republican Elite

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.15.2016 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

Why are Republican leaders rallying behind a figure who they hate, a man who has been mocking and vilifying them all year? Because they, too, are utter opportunists. The stop-Trump movement failed. Trump has demonstrated appeal to constituencies who Republicans have long been trying to rally. He has been underrated ever since he declared for the presidency. And given the right set of accidents (like a major terrorist attack or a major Clinton stumble), he just might win. But for all of their blather about abuses of executive power and reverence for the Constitution, Republicans who put principle ahead of expediency are few and far between. And their view of what's expedient should tell us something.

RNC Chair Says 'People Just Don't Care' About Reports Donald Trump Mistreated Women

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday said voters don't care about reports that the party’s presumptive pres...

Donald Trump Demands Deportation of Paul Ryan

Spencer Green | Posted 05.10.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Ahead of their highly anticipated meeting in Washington on Thursday, putative Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called for the deportation of House Speaker Paul Ryan.

The Paul Ryan vs. Donald Trump Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party, Explained

Kicker | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Kicker

Clearly, the Republican party is fracturing because of Trump. Many of his ideas are at odds with the majority of the party. Now that he's the de facto Republican nominee, the tensions that were simmering are fully boiling.

RNC Chair Ready To Broker A Truce Between Donald Trump, Paul Ryan

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said Friday that he will work to close the divide between House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and D...

RNC Chair Says Trump Will Hide His Views On Minorities Better Now

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said Friday that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump understands the need to chang...

It’s Time For Republicans To Answer For Their Standard-Bearer

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics

That didn’t take long. Around 9 p.m. Tuesday, following the Indiana GOP primary, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus declared Don...

Can Trump Unite the GOP?

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Now that Governor Kasich is suspending his campaign, will the party come together and enthusiastically support its standard-barer?

The Trump 'Pivot'

Andy Ostroy | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Trump's rabidly loyal fans will surely be put to the test now. Will these same folks, who've unequivocally excused and defended his inflammatory rhetoric over the past year, accept an abrupt shift to the center by "Lyin' Donald?"

Priebus Calls On GOP To Back Nominee, Even If It’s You-Know-Who

The New York Times | Paul Vale | Posted 04.23.2016 | Politics

The head of the Republican National Committee implored leaders of his sharply divided party on Friday to rally behind their eventual presidential nomi...

Friday Talking Points -- Crisp Bee Urine and Other Fun Anagrams

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.22.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Colbert pointed out that "Reince Priebus" is an anagram for "crisp bee urine." Without vowels, his name becomes: "RNC PR BS" -- which could indeed also be a very foreshortened version of his job description. But there it is.

Colbert Can't Keep It Together During Segment About RNC Chairman

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.22.2016 | Comedy

On "The Late Show" Thursday, Stephen Colbert took a closer look at RNC chairman Reince Priebus. Priebus has his work cut out for him this summer when ...