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GOP Moderates In Tough Spot Amid Shutdown

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

BRISTOL, Pa. -- BRISTOL, Pa. (AP) — Republican Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick had been expected to face a tough re-election fight. Then he sided with GOP le...

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.

My Republican Weekend (Part Two)

Christopher Caen | Posted 05.06.2013 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

Since November, Republican party leaders have blamed everyone under the sun for their failures, embodied in the snide commentary of Karl Rove. We got jobbed. People don't get us. Democrats are better at Facebook. But these aren't Republicans that live in California.

My Republican Weekend (Part One)

Christopher Caen | Posted 05.05.2013 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

When I found out that the Republicans were having their confab right down the road in Sacramento, I knew I had to go. I found the fracture in the GOP, but it was not the one people are talking about.

Frightened Republicans Try to Close Down Election Competitors, Such as Gary Johnson

Doug Bandow | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Doug Bandow

The Republican Party should welcome the Libertarian Party and other challengers in the political arena. The former should try to win by convincing the American people that the GOP really is the better option, not by preventing them from voting for someone else.

Evidence Arizona Immigration Law May Be Fatal Mistake for GOP

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

If a surge of anti-Republican Hispanic voters destroys the careers of enough politicians who thought that pandering to anti-immigrant fear was good politics, the whole political narrative about immigration reform will change.

Looking Backward-McCain Style

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

By alluding to incidents that happened almost 40 years ago and making charges that would have made Joe McCarthy proud, McCain supporters are, almost literally, fighting the last (Cold) war.

How The Romney Campaign Stumbled | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Stuart Stevens, Mitt Romney's top strategist, knew his candidate's convention speech needed a memorable mix of loft and grace if he was going to bound...