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GOP Presidential Hopefuls Vie For Clout With Their Conservative Base

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Republicans vying for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016 auditioned Thursday before some of the nation's most ardent cons...

Republican Rebranding a Massive Failure

Dale Hansen | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

Priebus can cut off contact with liberal media outlets to protest claims that he feels are unjust; however, if he is truly dedicated to reestablishing the Republican Party, he could start by looking in the mirror first because as these examples show there is nothing the liberal media can say that will make Republicans look worse than their own actions do.

Republicans Still Seen As Falling Behind In Key Campaigning Area

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

(Repeats with no changes) By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - When Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney i...

Campaign Committees Raise Eye-Popping Sum

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The major campaign committees collected almost a half-billion dollars in 2013 — a year when just two states chose governors, two...

The GOP Listens to All the Voices in Its Head (and What Is Governor Christie Doing Under That Bus?)

Peter Smirniotopoulos | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Peter Smirniotopoulos

Not unlike the endless parade of self-congratulatory award shows the movie and music industries lavish upon themselves during "awards season," last night's State of the Union address will perhaps be more memorable for the 'after-parties.'

GOP's Losing Image Remains

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dueling faces of a conflicted political party were on display for all to see at the just-concluded Republican National Committ...

Republican Activists Defend Chris Christie

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Christie may have been nearly 200 miles away, but his struggles in New Jersey buzzed through the hallways of a Washington ho...

Republicans Urge Congress To Repeal Anti-Tax Dodging Law

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - The Republican National Committee (RNC) on Friday called for the repeal of a U.S. ...

Jon Ward

All You Need To Know About How The GOP Is Changing Its Presidential Primary | Jon Ward | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party is sick of losing presidential elections, so they are changing the structure of their primary to better position th...

Jon Ward

Mike Huckabee Raises Specter of Holocaust In Warning Tea Party To Back Off Purity Tests | Jon Ward | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Whether or not Mike Huckabee is at all serious when he says he's thinking about another presidential run in 2016, what he says still mat...

Republican Party To Vote For Repeal Of Anti-Tax Dodging Law

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The Republican Party is expected to approve a resolution this week, calling for ...

RNC Ditching Key Role

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee is largely getting out of the advertising business and instead will defer to super PACs and camp...

RNC Launches Into 2016 Preparation

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The Republican National Committee has begun polling potential nominees for president in 2016, telling its supporters, "The battle for the White House ...

Republicans Targeting Obamacare Supporters In New Campaign

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee began running ads in 40 media markets Tuesday mostly targeting incumbent senators who supported ...

Jason Linkins

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...

Swing State's Big Cities Make Major Play For 2016 Conventions

The Dayton Daily News | Anthony Shoemaker | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

Ohio's three largest cities want to host one or both of the major political party conventions in 2016, events that could elevate the state's already h...

Jason Linkins

Godspeed To The RNC Folks Trying To De-Suckify The 2016 Primary | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

One thing that's really terrible about any presidential election process is nearly everything about the presidential election process. There's a l...

Anti-Gay RNC Member Says His Words Were Twisted, But They Weren't

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee member Dave Agema's claim that a Michigan newspaper manipulated his anti-gay speech at a GOP Christmas party fizzled Wed...

RNC Committee Member Makes Harsh Anti-Gay Accusation

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An official associated with the Republican National Committee made head-turning comments at a GOP holiday party last week, accusing gay ...

Here We Go Again

Jim Worth | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Jim Worth

Are Republicans going to walk the same well-trodden path hoping for a different outcome? How many more members of their narrow-minded, ideological, intransigent, and exclusionary party will think they're qualified only to have there dreams dashed by a capricious electorate?

Rand Paul's GOP Is the Same Old Party

Lon Johnson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Detroit
Lon Johnson

Republicans are looking at changing demographics around the country, and they don't like what they see. Forced to confront this new reality, they must choose between changing their policies, or changing the rules whenever they can.

RNC: We'll Be Ready For Hillary, Too

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

Reince Priebus, chair of the Republican National Committee, says the party is narrowing in on former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, a potential c...

Democratic And Republican Party Chairs Face Off In Obamacare Debate

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The chairs of the Democratic Party and Republican Party duked it out over President Barack Obama's signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act, dur...

Paul Blumenthal

Democrats Beat Republicans In Fundraising For Second Straight Month | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee beat the Republican National Committee in October fundraising, the second consecutive Democratic month...

Jon Ward

What Shutdown? RNC Says 2014 Will Be GOP's Year | Jon Ward | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- A few hundred feet away from the Republican National Committee headquarters on Tuesday, House Republicans were in total disarray as th...