Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has been called a lot of names. Here's another one for him: cheater. It's not surprising Steele and the Republicans are embarrassed about their party. But Steele has hit a new low (insert Munch's "Scream" here): He's set up an RNC fundraising page on Facebook made to look like it's the United Steelworkers union.
The Republican National Committee is now fundraising off of ABC News' decision to host an hour-long special on health care reform from the Obama White House. Chairman Michael Steele blasted out an email to supporters on Thursday morning asking them to help raise $100,000 to buy airtime to compete with the ABC broadcast. Show More Summary
The Republican National Committee isn't just throwing a tantrum, they're taking action: The Republican National Committee, furious with ABC News for granting the Obama administration an airtime to discuss health care, is planning toShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (CNN) – The Republican National Committee is urging GOP members of Congress to take to the local airwaves next week to discuss their approach to healthcare reform in an effort to counter an ABC News primetime special featuring President Obama speaking on the issue. The RNC is informing GOP congressional offices this morning that it [...]
[Posted by Karl] The Drudge Report reprints Republican National Committee Chief of Staff Ken McKay’s complaint to the head of ABCNews: Dear Mr. Westin: As the national debate on health care reform intensifies, I am deeply concerned and disappointed with ABC’s astonishing decision to exclude opposing voices on this critical issue on June 24, 2009. Next Wednesday, ABC [...]
ABC News is responding to the Republican National Committee's claim that the network is excluding "opposing voices" during next week's White House conversation on Pres. Obama's national health care plan. In a letter to ABC News president...Show More Summary
At a national gathering of College Republicans, Republican National Committee Chairman Micheal Steele said that he has no idea what it means when people call the GOP a "big tent." Instead, he says the party is a "big hat." "The problem...Show More Summary
POLL QUESTIONS ONLY THE RNC COULD LOVE.... The Republican National Committee emailed a "domestic agenda" survey to its supporters this week. It's not a genuine survey, of course -- fake member polls like these are just fundraising gimmicks -- but...
A thinly-veiled and loosely concerted campaign by the Democratic National Committee and the Obama Administration to turn radio host Rush Limbaugh into the Republican Party's unofficial leader seems to have worked.In March, followingShow More Summary
Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele has suggested tuning out David Letterman over his jokes about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Letterman made a Top 10 list out of Palin's recent trip to New York in which he described her look as "slutty flight attendant" and made a joke about her daughter getting knocked at a baseball game. Show More Summary
Whoops. Is the National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) interested in getting Rep. Gary Peters (D-MI) reelected? It would seem so from a list of fundraising...
Yesterday, Markos wrote about the National Republican Senatorial Committee's pride in their candidate recruitment for the 1020 Anno Domini cycle. Heads must have rolled over at the NRSC (NB: heads removed via blunt ax, as the guillotine...Show More Summary
(CNN) — Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele brushed aside suggestions fellow Republicans Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich, and Dick Cheney are hampering his efforts to put a new face on the party. "I'm here. And they're not," Steele told CNN's Campbell Brown Tuesday. "So it's not a question of whose face is where, it's the fact [...]
Reports on Governor Sarah Palin's appearance at the National Republican Senatorial Committee dinner in D.C. on Monday nearly all mention that she was quite the center of attention with dinner attendees. Well, all agree with that characterization but Politico's Alex Isenstadt, that is. Show More Summary
BACK TO SCHOOL.... The good news for the GOP is that the College Republican National Committee, a long-time training ground for future party activists like Karl Rove and Lee Atwater, has a few ideas about getting the party back on.....
The College Republican National Committee is a famously cutthroat operation. Karl Rove and Lee Atwater learned the ropes there in the 1970s, dragging then-RNC Chairman George H.W. Bush into a disputed election. More recently, two people...Show More Summary
THE SAME THING HAPPENED TO GEORGE COSTANZA.... A regular reader forwarded me the latest fundraising email from the National Republican Senatorial Committee, promoting the committee's annual Republican Senate-House Dinner. The event is on Monday night, and the solicitation encourages GOP...
National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn seems to be softening his expectations for Norm Coleman's effort to appeal the Senate election in Minnesota. The Texas Republican told CQ on Wednesday that he would leaveShow More Summary
In my USA Today piece, there's an inexplicable typo. I've included the words in bold that are missing: For instance, last month the Republican National Committee considered a resolution calling on the Democratic Party to rename itself...Show More Summary