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Jason Linkins

RNC 'Autopsy' Indicates That GOP Still Coming To Grips With This Inclusion, Empathy Stuff | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

The GOP lost what it thought was an eminently winnable presidential election in 2012, and while redistricting paid off in the House, the GOP also saw,...

Michael Steele, Reince Priebus Trade Jabs

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and his predecessor, former RNC Chair Michael Steele, leveled jabs at each other on Monday, aimi...

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...

GOP Launches Minority Courtship and Chris Christie's Tea Party Problem (AUDIO)

Morris W. O'Kelly | Posted 05.18.2013 | Black Voices
Morris W. O'Kelly

I previewed the highly-anticipated findings of the "Growth and Opportunity" project by the GOP. It is estimated that 71 percent of Latinos, 73 percent of Asians and 93 percent of African-Americans voted for President Obama last November.

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...

Republicans Planning Major 2016 Changes

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reeling from back-to-back presidential losses and struggling to cope with the country's changing racial and ethnic makeup, the Republica...

Duke Energy Forgives $10 Million Line Of Credit To DNC

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee will not have to repay the full $10 million line of credit from Duke Energy -- the country’s largest electric powe...

Walker, Christie To Attend Big GOP Event

Politico | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Five of the most talked-about potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates will spend the weekend together next month huddling with top Republican donor...

Republican Reformation: Abortion Issue Will Destroy GOP Transformation for 2016

Steven Kurlander | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

If the GOP really wants to change its image, win the next presidential election, and secure its future in American politics, it has to go back to a concept of being an umbrella party of tolerance when it comes to social issues like abortion.

Supreme Court to Decide Next Week Whether to Hear Two Cases Challenging the Constitutionality of Key Contribution Limits

Fred Wertheimer | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Fred Wertheimer

At its conference on Friday, February 15, 2013, the Court is expected to act on a petition for certiorari in a case that involves a challenge to the constitutionality of the ban on corporate contributions to federal candidates.

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 ...

Bobby Jindal Hurls Sharp GOP Criticism

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics

By John Whitesides CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan 24 (Reuters) - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal sharply criticized his own party on Thursday f...

Jindal Issues Warning To Republicans

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.26.2013 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called on the Republican Party to "stop being the stupid party" on Thursday as GOP leaders promise...

GOP Focuses On Soul-Searching After Harsh Blows

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Republican soul-searching begins in earnest this week as GOP officials from every state in the nation come together for the fi...

On the 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Republicans Applaud its True Meaning

Susan Bevan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics
Susan Bevan

At its heart, Roe reaffirms American women's essential right to make personal health decisions privately and without interference from government.

Jason Linkins

Reince Priebus Challenger Jumps Into RNC Race, Declares War On 'Pricey Consultants' | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

A piping hot press release Wednesday from Mark Willis, a Republican National Committeeman from Washington County in Maine, announces his intention to ...

Ryan J. Reilly

RNC 'Ballot Security' Restrictions Continue Due To Supreme Court Decision | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday declined to lift 30-year-old restrictions on the Republican National Committee's "ballot security" programs ...

Supreme Court Tosses Out GOP Challenge On Voting Rights

AP | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has turned down an effort by the Republican National Committee to end a 30-year-old court order aimed at preventi...

Top GOP Official In Hot Water After Controversial Remarks Surface

AP | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

DETROIT -- The finance chair for the Republican National Committee told a Michigan tea party gathering this summer that Detroit's plummeting populatio...

Republicans: A Time for Change

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Republicans should show they are willing to compromise for the good of the country. To do otherwise would garner blame for a Republican party that is already flat on its back from a staggering defeat on Election Day.

The Usual Suspects Who Will Benefit From Gutting Obamacare Now Want You to Worry About 'Disruption'

Wendell Potter | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Disruption. Get ready to hear that word many times in the coming weeks, especially if you hang out inside the Washington beltway.

Jon Ward

Reince Priebus To Run For Second Term As RNC Chairman | Jon Ward | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, told RNC members on Friday that he is running for a second term as head o...

When Pat Brady and Reince Priebus Pushed Out a Party Chair

Doug Ibendahl | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Doug Ibendahl

What a difference two years makes. The 2010 midterm election was one of the most successful in the history of the GOP.

Paul Blumenthal

Obama Crosses Historic Milestone | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's official. President Barack Obama has raised $1 billion for his 2012 reelection campaign. That money includes funds raised for the o...

RNC Obamacare Ad Features Prominent Health Care Defender

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new Republican National Committee ad that began airing in Ohio Thursday criticizes Obamacare, but oddly features one of the law's bigg...