The Republican Party faces a long-term challenge in presidential elections because it is defining itself as a gloomy enclave, a collection of pessimists who fear what our country is becoming and where it is going.
On Wednesday morning, Mother Jones published a cover story about New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, a rising star in the Republican Party, that draws on previously unreleased audio recordings, emails, and text messages. In these audio tapes, she and her aides use crude and often offensive language when referring to political opponents. Show More Summary
David Brat, the long-shot challenger to Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) in Virginia's 7th Congressional District, is demanding an investigation into the new executive director of the Virginia Republican party, Kenney, after it was revealed Kenney's consulting firm is now on Cantor's payroll. Show More Summary
A new effort is being launched to try to persuade the Republican Party to drop its opposition to same-sex marriage from the party’s platform, a steep climb that would require overcoming social conservatives who have dominated the GOP’s position on the issue.
It's no secret that the Republican Party has for some time been coping with a multifaceted identity crisis. With the election of Barack Obama, the fallout from the 2008 economic collapse, the emergence of the Tea Party, unrest amongShow More Summary
The Republican Party created a monster: Its rabid base. And there's only one way to wrest the party back from it
A new report from an anti-amnesty group has concluded that continued high-levels of immigration to the United States of America will destroy the Republican Party’s long-term prospects of winning future elections, a copy provided to Breitbart News shows. Show More Summary
In a tongue-in-cheek column in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, columnist Bret Stephens backed Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to be the Republican Party's next presidential nominee. He wrote that Paul's nomination would lead to "another humbling landslide defeat" for the GOP...
The Republican Party is suing the Internal Revenue Service, claiming it’s withheld records from the RNS’s 2013 Freedom of Information Act Request. In the initial request on May 21, 2013, the RNC sought to review documents and correspondence related to criteria used for reviewing and approving 501(c)(4) tax-exempt organizations. This request followed revelations that the […]
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The Republican Party is launching an initiative to court female voters: Signaling that the Republican Party is getting serious about wooing women, the Washington Post reported Monday that the Republican National Committee is planning...Show More Summary
How the Cornhusker State primary explains the Republican Party's challenge in 2014
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) asserted over the weekend that the Republican Party was the party of "women's equality" days after Senate Republicans blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act. In a party line Senate vote last week, RepublicansShow More Summary
The Republican Party would love to court more young voters, though they'd probably opt to do so in a more subtle way than this: "Young conservatives make some noise," a fictional Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) played by Taran Killam said on Saturday Night Live's cold open this weekend. Show More Summary
Fox News host Chris Wallace suggested to Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA) on Sunday that the Republican Party had wasted a year investigating allegations that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeted conservative groups for politicalShow More Summary
This week's Saturday Night Live cold open imagined if the Republican Party had hijacked the Coachella main stage to introduce Outkast while giving their conservative sales pitch to an unenthused crowd of festival-goers.
The inflammatory rhetoric from the Republican Party con […]
Ever since he was a pre-teen, Jimmy LaSalvia carried the banner for the Republican Party. A gay man, he eventually founded GOProud, an organization for conservative and libertarian activists who argue for "all Americans to be treated equally...Show More Summary
(CNN) - Rep. Paul Ryan called on the Republican Party to unify in a speech Friday, saying it should "give up the infighting" for Lent. Addressing an Iowa crowd in the pivotal caucus state's GOP Lincoln Dinner, the potential 2016 presidential candidate said Iowa can do the country a favor in the 2014 midterm election […]