How could a party that gave us a sober-minded guy who looks like he escaped from a razor commercial be blamed for the sudden rise and imminent fall of a brutally bombastic bigot?
James Edwards celebrated going “mainstream” by appearing at the RNC with “All-Access” media credentials.
In a stunning display of rage and resentment, Trump shouted accusations against the Democrats for more than an hour, blaming his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, the former secretary in chief, for the rise of ISIS (which actually resulted from the actions of the George W. Bush administration in Iraq) and the failure of the Arab spring. He accused her of criminal actions.
Stewart brought the righteous rage he’s known for and pointed it at perhaps his favorite target over the years: Sean Hannity and the endless hypocrisies of conservative media.
VDare Celebrated Its Tweets Being Featured At RNC: “This Is Great Fun!” The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) describes VDare.com as “an anti-immigration hate website” with a white nationalist ideology.
“’Isn’t Mr. Trump bad on trade?’” he said someone would ask. “‘Yes, but we’re going to fix it. Don’t worry.’ ‘Isn’t his tax plan a problem that’s going to lose $12 trillion?’ ‘Yes, but we’ll fix it. Don’t worry.'”
You heard that right. The Republican Party’s platform committee published a draft of the party’s priorities on Monday that contained a bit of a surprise, given the candidate that party is about to nominate for president.
“We certainly don’t like to turn away revenue that funds all the important work we do across the company,” CEO Jonah Peretti wrote in an email to BuzzFeed staff. “However, in some cases we must make business exceptions: we don’t run cigarette ads because they are hazardous to our health, and we won’t accept Trump ads for the exact same reason.”
Reince Priebus was navigating a minefield: the RNC’s rules committee voted Thursday against a rule that would have made it harder to nominate candidates on the floor.
Mark Strang spends his days delivering farm equipment, listening to politics on the radio during cross-country drives. But in July, the 63-year-old could have an outsized voice in choosing the Republican nominee for president of the United States.
Will Republicans get away with their demands for upcoming debates? Early signs look promising for the GOP, less promising for journalism.
RNC Chairman Reince Priaebus cited “bad faith” in announcing the party will suspend its partnership with NBC News for the Feb. 26 debate to be held in Houston.
As 2016 quickly approaches, Republicans are struggling to find top recruits in a trio of competitive House districts in California — a state where the party has suffered defeat at the congressional level for decades.
Nudging Trump toward signing the pledge was a weeks-long effort by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and other officials, an RNC official said. Priebus met Trump on Thursday.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump threatened to run as a political independent if he does not get “fair” treatment from the Republican Party.
By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times Cleveland was picked Tuesday by the Republican National Committee’s site selection panel to host the GOP’s national convention in 2016. Cleveland edged out five other finalist cities: Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City and Las Vegas in the hotly contested race that brought in each state’s power players and top […]
The Republican Party has a problem with women, and it knows it. President Obama won female voters decisively in 2012, and recent polls suggest that Democrats are maintaining that edge (a CNN/ORC survey from February, for example, found that 59 percent of women say the GOP does not understand them). Meanwhile, various Republican politicians — […]
By David Lightman and Lindsay Wise, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Hotels, transportation and finances — not political considerations — will matter most to Republican officials choosing a 2016 national convention site, party leaders said Monday after hearing bids from cities across the country. Eight cities are vying to host the convention, which likely will […]
Have you ever wondered how Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus still has his job after leading his party to a disastrous 2012 election, where it lost the presidency along with seats in the House and Senate? One of the 27,000 emails released as part of the “John Doe” investigation of former aides to Governor […]
Party chairman Reince Priebus delayed the Republican National Committee meeting so committee members could participate in the March for Life — in case there was anyone in America who doesn’t know that the GOP is anti-abortion rights. But when the meetings get going after the march on Wednesday afternoon, the chairman will have to deal […]
Republican National Committee member Dave Agema has never bothered to hide his anti-gay views. But he reserves his most despicable commentary for his Facebook friends. Earlier this month, the former member of the Michigan House of Representatives posted an article on his page about the Russian anti-gay propaganda law with the comment: “Common sense in Russia.” This […]
The Republican National Committee is out with its latest national TV spot, hanging the economy around Obama’s neck in the context of promises made during his acceptance speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver: Only problem here is that most Americans, according to polls–even if they disapprove of the president’s handling of the […]