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Jon Ward

The Behind The Scenes Story Of The RNC's Quest For Data Supremacy | Jon Ward | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last month, after Rep. David Jolly (R) won the closely contested special election in Florida's 13th Congressional District, the Republic...

Paul Blumenthal

Wall Street, GOP Poised For Mutual Gain From Supreme Court Decision | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Who will benefit first from McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission? The Republican Party and the financial industry are already prime...

Paul Blumenthal

RNC Chairman: Bring Back The Gilded Age | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is now looking to overturn all campaign finance limits and maybe get rid of disclo...

Republicans Narrow Down List Of Potential Convention Sites

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phoenix and Columbus, Ohio have been eliminated as possible sites for the 2016 Republican National Convention. Las Vegas remains a...

Jason Linkins

RNC Looking To 'Hand-Pick' Moderators For 2016 Primary Debates | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Despite my arch take on the RNC's "one year after the autopsy" video yesterday, you can color me impressed with the way Reince Priebus and his fellows...

Key Reports Hint At Parties' Goals

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are trying to convert hard-won gains in statehouses to successes in this November's congressional elections and the 20...

Reince Priebus: Republicans Will See 'Tsunami' Of Victories In 2014

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee chairman is predicting a "tsunami" of GOP victories in the mid-term elections this fall. RNC ch...

Jason Linkins

RNC Touts Past Year's Progress From Grim 'Autopsy' In 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Back in March of 2013, the Republican National Committee undertook an organization-wide wound-licking from its subpar 2012 campaign efforts, coming up...

Priebus: Backlash To Ryan's 'Inner City' Remarks Shows Dems Are Waiting To Pounce

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday that the backlash to Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) remarks on men not valuing work in th...

RNC Chairman: The GOP Is Changing Its 'Complete Disaster' Of A Primary Process

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Planned changes to the Republican Party's presidential selection process are part of a rebuilding process that will streng...

Dave Jamieson

The Right's Plans To Demolish Labor Unions | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.09.2014 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Any right-wing confab probing the power of "big labor" suffers from an inherent contradiction: The ranks of unionized workers ...

Today's Dominant Racial Dog Whistle? Obamacare

Ian Haney López | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics
Ian Haney López

In a political milieu fraught with strategic racial innuendo, "Obamacare" is racially potent. It picks up the other slanders piled around the president and it piles these onto the Southern Strategy slam that liberalism panders to undeserving minorities.

Rand Paul on the Attack

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Hillary Rodham Clinton is the overwhelming front-runner to be her party's standard-bearer in the 2016 presidential election, and the Republicans know it. Even though she has not announced her intentions, Republicans are taking political shots at her. But their personal attacks are shrill and feeble, and reveal a party without a vision for the country.

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.

Reince Priebus Totally Down With Rehashing The Monica Lewinsky Scandal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said he's fine with people bringing up the Monica Lewinsky scandal while assessing a potential p...

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...

Jason Linkins

MSNBC Tweet Has Republican National Committee Threatening To Say 'Cheerio' To Network | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

An ill-considered tweet from MSNBC, which presented the network's view of a new Cheerios commercial as something that would draw "hate" from "the righ...

RNC Boycotting MSNBC Over 'Petty & Demeaning' Tweet

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus vowed Thursday that he and other RNC officials will boycott MSNBC until the network's president ...

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.'

The Fight for Principle in the GOP

Ken Blackwell | Posted 03.29.2014 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

A lot has been said and written lately of what journalists call the "Republican Civil War." We need to remember that whenever Republicans have a party clash, journalists are happy to hold our coats.

Reince Priebus Rebukes Huckabee's Libido Comments

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus on Monday criticized Mike Huckabee's controversial comments about women and birth control, saying H...

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...

GOP Leader Asks Official To Resign Over Anti-Gay Comments

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.18.2014 | Politics

Top Republican officials called for the resignation of a party official who has repeatedly made anti-gay and other offensive comments, following other...

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...

The New GOP: Same As The Old GOP

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican Party's image has changed little in the year since GOP Chairman Reince Priebus published his prescription for broad...