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The GOP and the Seven "D"s

Brian Ross | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Brian Ross

Democrats need to combat the seven "D"s. They need better long-term planning. They must get their message into the news streams ahead of GOP fear mongering. Most of all, they need to address the imbalances in the news media.

Election 2014: Getting To No – And Staying There

Rolling Stone | Jeb Lund | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

Tuesday, America held the most important election of our lifetimes. I know, because we've had 18 of them that I could vote in; all were the most impor...

Dems Did It to Themselves

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Hey, Candidates: How'd that whole "Abandoning Obama" thing work out for you?

Sam Stein

Were Democrats Wrong To Sideline Obama? Even Top Republicans Are Split

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following their major losses in Tuesday's elections, Democrats' self-therapy sessions have largely boiled down to grappling with a singl...

Sam Stein

RNC Chairman Softens Push For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

After the 2012 elections, Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, asked his team to complete what was dubbed an "autopsy re...

Midterms 2014: An Extremely Brief Autopsy

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The electorate that votes in midterm elections is older and whiter and looks more like the viewership of The O'Reilly Factor than anything that accurately reflects the true racial and ethnic diversity of this country.

A Tent Too Large: the Republican Party and Anti-LGBT Bigotry

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
J. Richard Cohen

RNC Chair Reince Priebus yesterday said something predictable and something startling in response to the Supreme Court's refusal to overturn court decisions clearing the way for same-sex marriage.

Reince Priebus Saves the Day

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The state of Texas recently passed a Republican-led law which shut down 13 abortion clinics this week, leaving the state with only seven. Needless-to-say, this action put the GOP again in the spotlight for accusations of their War on Women, a charge that always upsets Republicans -- in large part because it's true.

Laura Bassett

GOP Chair Dodges Tough Questions About Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, tried Sunday to defend the Texas anti-abortion law that shut down 13 clinics this week....

RNC Chair Pushes Another Rebrand Ahead Of Midterm Elections

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Thursday urged his party to step past its criticism of President Barack O...

Why Do Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Bobby Jindal and Other GOP Politicians Continue Bowing to Anti-LGBT Extremists?

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics
J. Richard Cohen

Why do politicians like Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal still think it's OK to speak to groups that vilify the LGBT community with outrageous propaganda and demonizing falsehoods? If racism is anathema to the GOP, why isn't overt anti-LGBT bigotry equally repellent?

Chuck Todd Asks RNC Chair If GOP Has 'Too Many Crazy White Guys'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.28.2014 | Media

"Do the arguments about contraception end up basically putting the party on mute with those same women voters who may like your economic proposals but...

RNC's Priebus Says Arkansas Key To GOP Senate Majority

AP | By ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus touted Arkansas' role Tuesday in the party's fight to take control of...

Reince Priebus: GOP Isn't 'Stuck' Like Democrats Are

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said he feels "great" about the GOP's chances in 2016 because "we've got a lot of options." "...

Sam Stein

Reince Priebus Bets On A Compressed 2016 Republican Primary Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus doesn't believe he will deliver Ohio to the next Republican presidential candidate...

'There Are Still Folks Out There Who Are Struggling'

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top jobs numbers for June would have seemed to be cause for some appreciation. After all, the unemployment rate dipped to 6.1 ...

The Republican Party Can Learn from al-Maliki's Mistakes

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Numerous observers and actors alike in the conflict blame al-Maliki's refusal to form a coalition government, composed of multiple sectors and factions within the country, for the ongoing existential crisis.

Reince Priebus: I Don't Think GOP Is Divided

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus fought Sunday to downplay the notion that the GOP is divided, particularly over immigration, aft...

Kate Sheppard

Priebus: Hillary Clinton 'Playing Politics' With Release Of Benghazi Chapter

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus suggested on Sunday that the release of a chapter from a new book by former Secr...

GOP Seizes Upon Veterans Affairs Scandal In New Attacks Against Democrats

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Republicans are seizing upon the growing scandal enveloping the Department of Veterans Affairs to attack President Barack Obama and vulnerable Democra...

Republicans Know Hillary Rodham Clinton Is a Force to Be Reckoned With

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Republicans are throwing everything they have up against the wall to see if it sticks trying to keep Hillary Rodham Clinton from running for president. Their problem is this woman who they are trying to paint as diminished in some way is clearly miles ahead in energy and brainpower from any of the people that want the 2016 Republican nomination.

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans File Suit To End McCain-Feingold Reform Law, Raise Unlimited Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee and the Louisiana Republican Party filed suit in federal court Friday to overturn the decadeslong ban ...

RNC Wants To Raise Unlimited Cash Just Like Super PACs

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee on Friday sued the Federal Election Commission for the ability to raise unlimited cash from indi...

Reince Priebus: Democrats Politicized Benghazi

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is accusing Democrats of politicizing the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. ...

On HBCUs, Republican Party Can't Serve Two Masters

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 07.07.2014 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

It is beyond disingenuous for Priebus, Cain or others to court HBCU students for a party with members who systemically attack HBCUs through cutting state appropriations and dismantling HBCU appeal and effectiveness.