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Donna Brazile: ‘The Tea Party Is The Energy Inside The Republican Party’

Donna Brazile, who served as campaign manager for Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign and is the current Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, had some surprisingly kind words to say about the Tea Party during a TV appearance...Show More Summary

Michael Steele: 'A lot of Interest in' Eric Cantor for RNC Chairman

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Up w/Steve Kornaki,” former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele said there was push for outgoing-Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) to head the Republican National Committee after he leaves office in January. Show More Summary

Republicans Mock Hillary With Squirrel, Call Supporters ‘Nuts’

The Republican National Committee believes another Clinton in the White House would be “nuts.” To illustrate that point, they’ve brought in an expert, in the form of a staffer dressed in a squirrel costume—complete with its own Twitter account. The “HRC Squirrel” began tweeting Thursday, but it made its maiden appearance Friday afternoon at George…

Top Five California Winners in McCarthy's Ascent to Majority Leader

With the announcement that House Rules Committee Chairman and former National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) had abruptly dropped out of the race to succeed House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), who lost his primary last Tuesday night, Rep. Show More Summary

GOP Senators Scurry from NRSC HQ After McConnell's 'All In' for Thad Cochran Fundraiser

A dozen or so senior GOP senators gathered with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell at the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) headquarters to raise funds for Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) on Tuesday evening. Noteably, none...Show More Summary

The Monday Ticker: Hillary & the RNC, Rita & the Pope, Vector & OMG

Republican National Committee spokesman Kirsten Kukowski tells CNN the group is urging ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN and Fox News to book Republican guests in response former first lady Hillary Clinton's upcoming book tour interviews. WABC Radio, and former FNC and MSNBC host, Rita Cosby got a quick interview with Pope Francis at the Vatican last week. Show More Summary

RNC raises $1 million from George H.W. Bush's striped socks

George H.W. Bush has been out of the White House for more than 20 years, but he can still provide a major boost to Republicans. Or at least his colorful socks can. The Republican National Committee told CNN that it has raised $1 million...Show More Summary

Bush 41 socks raked in $1 million for RNC

(CNN) - Fundraising off President George H. W. Bush's vibrant sock fashion has proven to be a boon for the Republican National Committee. The RNC told CNN Friday it's raised around $1 million in fundraising off of a pair of striped yellow, orange, green and blue socks it created under Bush's name. In April, supporters […]

Republicans Make Hay from Obama’s ‘War on Coal’

Not even 24 hours after the Obama administration announced new EPA rules, the National Republican Senatorial Committee was set to roll out robo-calls Tuesday attacking Democratic senators in energy-rich states

Priebus: Benghazi politics helps Clinton make money

(CNN) - Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus argued Sunday that last week's leak of the Benghazi chapter from Hillary Clinton's book was not only a political move, but a strategic effort to make more money off the upcoming title. The chapter, according to Politico, contained a defense of her response to the attack, as […]

RNC Debate Commission: No Leftie Moderators

HOUSTON, Texas—The Republican National Committee (RNC) has proposed major changes for the upcoming 2016 Presidential Primary Debates. The changes include reducing the number of debates and getting rid of the left-of-center moderators like George Stephanopoulos and Chris Wallace. Show More Summary

GOP Spokesman on Carney: When Press Corps ‘Mocks’ You, It’s Time to Go

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

Sean Spicer, the communications director for the Republican National Committee was speaking to Newsmax's Steve Malzberg live Friday when he found out that White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was stepping down. Spicer shared his initial thoughts on the move, calling it "inevitable" given Carney's increasingly contentious relationship with the White House press corps.

Republican Chairman Uses Photo Of Dem Governor For Twitter Campaign

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus tweeted a photo of Democratic Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley Friday evening in an attempt to promote a campaign attacking the Obama administration. The picture showed O'Malley, who has been touted as a possible presidential candidate in 2016, standing next to an elderly man in military uniform. Show More Summary

Republicans think veterans deserve accountability, just not from Republicans

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

RNC Chair Reince Priebus The Republican National Committee is doing its damnedest to turn problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs into a partisan attack on President Obama, despite Senate Republicans recently having blocked a veterans' healthcare bill. Show More Summary

Do Minorities Do Better Under Democrats?

Minority outreach is still on the Republican agenda. The Republican National Committee has hired dozens of black and Latino field representatives, and Chairman Reince Priebus has made the rounds at churches and historically black colleges across the country. Show More Summary

National Journal Reporter Pretends Republicans Have Not Already Made Benghazi Witch Hunt 'Too Political'

Here's your so-called "liberal media" in action folks. From this Sunday's Weekends with Alex Witt on MSNBC. During a discussion about the upcoming Benghazi circus otherwise known as their select committee that Boehner finally agreedShow More Summary

RNC Files Suit to Raise Unlimited Cash

The Republican National Committee, chairman Reince Priebus and Louisiana Republicans filed a joint lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia asking for permission to set up an independent account that could raise and spend potentially enormous sums of money to help federal candidates. Show More Summary

Republicans File Suit So They Can Raise Unlimited Cash

RNC Files Lawsuit To Raise Unlimited Cash Like Super PACs (via FreakOutNation) In a totally expected turn of events, the Republican National Committee on Friday sued the Federal Election Commission in an effort to raise unlimited cash just like super PACs do. In addition to the RNC and Priebus, the Republican Party of Louisiana… Now […]

The GOP Could Have A Huge Problem On Its Hands In The Reddest Of Red States

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Jerry Moran is not ready to commit to giving Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel an endorsement if he wins the state's Republican primary. Asked on MSNBC's "Daily Rundown" Friday about whether the NRSC would endorse McDaniel, the intra-party challenger to incumbent Sen. Show More Summary

GOP files paperwork to become wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republicans want to get their hands on all that Koch brothers and Sheldon Adelson cash: The Republican National Committee on Friday sued the Federal Election Commission in an effort to raise unlimited cash like super PACs do. Specifically, Republicans want to be able to set up independent accounts that are unbound by current limits. Show More Summary

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