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Chip "Barack The Magic Negro" Saltsman's RNC Campaign Ad

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

It's nice to see people being comfortable with who they are. Chip is inspiring Republicans around the country to stand up and say "We are white. We are racist. We are proud."

Ken Blackwell, If Barack Obama is a Magic Negro, Then What Type of Negro Do They Think You Are?

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

As an African American Republican, one of the irritations I have is with other Black Republicans who are apologists for racist actions and statements made by white Republican leaders.

Chip Saltsman As Glenn Quagmire?

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

No offense to Seth MacFarlane, love you! But Chip-eroo looks too much like your creation of sleaze.

Conservatives Revolt Against GOP Over Bailouts

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sounds of discord are getting louder at the Republican National Committee as battles between conservatives and moderates intensify in the six-way race...

Internal Memo: RNC Chief Admits GOP Out Of Ideas

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a frank and private memo sent today to Republican National Commitee members, the RNC chairman acknowledges that the GOP has grown too addicted to i...

Why Isn't CNN Using External Twitter Links?

Ari Herzog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Herzog

By clicking their Twitter links, I can see the candidates are replying to people, retweeting others, and engaging with the American people.

Ken Blackwell for RNC Chair

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

J. Kenneth Blackwell, whose administration of the '04 election made Katherine Harris look like Mary Tyler Moore, is pushing to become chair of the RNC. I support his selection wholeheartedly.

McCain To Give Acceptance Speech From 7 Stages

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry and Joe Long

Seeking to counter the "temple" appearance of Barack Obama's Invesco Field stage, John McCain will speak from a revolving series of platforms designed to resemble those homes he can remember.

The RNC Double Dactyl

Chris Marcil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Marcil

"Deus lo volt, bitches!" Apoplectic Republicans Swore jihad on cosmopolites Who drink lattes of hell Jihad, too, on matters Edumacational: U-S-A!, th...

HuffPost's GameChange Luncheon Panel At RNC (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Monday in St. Paul, the Huffington Post hosted a luncheon panel on how the new media are impacting the 2008 presidential race. Titled "Game Change...

RNC Chair Candidate Derided For Beer Bottle Fundraising

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The battle for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee, a fascinating political fight that could be the first step of party re-building,...

RNC Issues Apology to Negroes

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

In the apology, the RNC ripped Saltsman's song, calling it "tone-deaf, unacceptable, and offensive to every negro in the country."

Why the Conservatives Won't Crack-up, But the Left Probably Will

Rupert Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rupert Russell

The conservative Counter-Establishment is the most cast-iron entanglement of alliances and dependencies known in modern American history.

Michael Steele To Run For RNC Chair

The Fix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele has decided to run for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee, a move sure to shake up the evol...

Friday Talking Points [55] -- "Bretton Woods II"? Not Quite.

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I have to begin here today by stomping all over a cutesy term the media has come up with for the upcoming economic "summit" George W. Bush is holding ...

An Appeal to Insanity

Sean Hartofilis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Hartofilis

Obama is not a terrorist. But you can call him whatever you'd like -- as long as you call him the President of the United States of America.

Palin Sorts Clothes To See What Belongs To RNC

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASILLA, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, amid speculation she'll run for president in four years, blamed Bush administration policies for the ...

All Votes are Final -- Campaign Couture? Not So Much

Patt Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Patt Morrison

The McCain-Palin ticket promised to do something to boost the economy, and even though it lost, it kinda sorta did.

The Body Language of Political Bedfellows

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Deborah King

Palin's body language speaks loudly, "I've got this old coot wrapped around my little finger. I'll put up with him a little while longer -- until I get what I want."

RNC Chair Blames McCain For Palin Clothing Costs

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Mike Duncan throws back the blame for Sarah Palin's wardrobe by telling MSNBC that the McCain campaign asked for the RNC to pay for the c...

Karma! Did McCain's Own Loophole Buy The Clothes That Hurt His Campaign and Split His Party?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Limitations on coordinated expenditures between a party's National Committee and its candidate -- such as Palin's $150,000 wardrobe -- had been in place for decades, until McCain gave the nod to lifting them.

Seth Colter Walls

RNC Going Up With Ads In Montana

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***TUESDAY UPDATE*** The RNC is softening the ground for Wednesday's TV ad buy with two new radio spots obtained by the Huffington Post. One week out...

Elected Officials Reflect the Electorate

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miles J. Zaremski

It is we the voters who will be to blame if we succumb to the scurrility of that which is being foisted upon us by the campaign should the Republicans take the top two offices. Why?

Indiana Home to Increasing Numbers of Once-Rare Blue Hoosiers

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

Another ominous sign for the McCain campaign is the most recent polling average by Real Clear Politics, which has Barack Obama leading -- albeit barel...

Loathe Palin, Love Palin's Wardrobe

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Disgrasian

We may not agree with Sarah Palin on everything in terms of financial accountability, we sometimes do agree on apparel. Wear it, work it, own it, girl!