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GOP Steals A Few 'Obamanisms'

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Gov. Sarah Palin mocked Barack Obama's community-organizing background at last year's Republican convention, attendees lapped it up. "I guess a s...

GOP Weighs Electing First Black Chairman

New York Times | ADAM NAGOURNEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the nation is on the verge of inaugurating its first black president, the Republican Party is facing a telling choice: whether to elect its first b...

Anuzis, Dawson Favored To Head RNC

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Incumbent Mike Duncan probably will get the most first-ballot votes for election as Republican National Committee chairman, but eventual victory likel...

No Victors in the War on Dissent

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

The presence of armor-clad police officers at political demonstrations is a visible manifestation of the fascist threat, indicative that the "war on terror" has morphed into a "war on dissent".

RNC Protester Pleads Guilty

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - 1 of 2 Texas men accused of possessing Molotov cocktails during the Republican National Convention has pleaded guilty. The U.S. At...

Jason Linkins

C-SPAN Barred From Covering RNC Candidate Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

We have news of some activity at today's meeting of the Republican National Committee at the Capitol Hill Club, part of a continuing effort to determi...

That Old Blackwell 'Magic'

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Ken Blackwell released a list "conservative luminaries" who endorse him as RNC Chair. It reads like a list of guest-stars from The Love Boat.

Top Conservatives Support Ken Blackwell For RNC Chair

Politico | Ben Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two dozen conservative luminaries will announce today their support for former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell for Republican Nation Committee c...

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."

Best Political Videos Of 2008 From The UpTake

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

It's hard to pick the "best" videos of the year. There are so many reasons that they can be good. So I've picked several based on my own categories.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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 ...

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...

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.