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Republican Brand

Joe Scarborough Bashes Republican 'Amateurs'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.11.2013 | Media

Joe Scarborough was very blunt about the direction the Republican party has been headed on "Meet the Press" Sunday morning. The MSNBC host placed much...

GOP Desperate to Defund ObamaCare Now Because They Know Its Popularity Is About to Skyrocket

Robert Creamer | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Robert Creamer

They know that once it is fully implemented, it will be impossible to take away the many benefits of ObamaCare. It is one thing to prevent something good from being passed by Congress. It's quite another to take something away from the voters.

Who Does the GOP 'Brand' Impact Most?

Ron Nehring | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics
Ron Nehring

The rule of thumb is this: the closer a candidate is to the top of the ticket, the better their opportunity to define themselves through their own words and actions.

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.

Seven Sequester Lessons for the Pundit Class

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics
Robert Creamer

A day doesn't go by that a group of pundits doesn't gather on a news show to hold forth about the automatic budget cuts contained in the so-called "sequester." Many spend their time obsessing on some morsel of insider minutiae, or unthinkingly restate assumptions that are just plain wrong.

The Republican Brand Problem

Steve Lombardo | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics
Steve Lombardo

The best brands in the world find a way of both making consumers want to be part of their community and differentiating the product from their competitors. The 2012 Republican Party did neither.

Voter ID and the Republican Brand

Will Weaver | Posted 12.01.2012 | Politics
Will Weaver

Largely missing from the Voter ID debate is the "what-comes-after" for the victors, that is, the Republican Party. Assuming that nearly all of the multi-state Vote ID amendments will pass, it shouldn't take a fiction writer to imagine a bitter harvest.

Eric Cantor Butts Heads With John Boehner Behind The Scenes

Politico | John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This is classic Cantor: a hyperambitious move to publish and push ideas he thinks will help rebrand the GOP, on his terms -- and not necessarily those...

Post Poll: Only 20% Identify As Republicans, Lowest Since 1983

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting on the new ABC/Washington Post poll has mostly focused on support for a public health care option. But the poll also shows that, while Repub...

Sam Stein

GOP Defined As "Utterly Uncaring" In "Time Of Crisis": Dem Pollster | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Longtime Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg is not normally in the business of advising Republicans. So when he willingly offers a diagnosis of the GO...

Lindsay Graham: "We Lost Young People Because Our Republican Brand Is Tainted"

New York Times | Adam Nagourney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A fundamental debate broke out among Republicans on Wednesday over how to rebuild the party in the wake of Senator Arlen Specter's depar...

Let's Be Blue -- A Plea for Partisanship

Bill Folman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Folman

Yes, yes, I know we are all a bunch of enlightened, Obama-style post-partisans, and isn't that wonderful -- but we are missing an opportunity here.

House Republicans Changing Strategy After String Of Defeats

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans are changing their campaign strategy after being stunned by defeats in three GOP strongholds in Mississippi, Louisiana and Illinois,...

GOP Rep Thomas Davis III: Bush "Has Killed The Republican Brand"

Washington Post | Jonathan Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While all eyes were on the presidential campaign and the demise of New York Gov. Eliot L. Spitzer (D) last week, Republicans on Capitol Hill were suff...