Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus grew a bit testy during his Morning Joe appearance on Thursday as the other guests — John Heilemann in particular — challenged his assertions regarding the IRS scandal. Right from the start, Heilemann objected to Priebus inferring guilt from IRS official Lois Lerner's using her Fifth Amendment right.
By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee members approved the nominations of the White House’s five picks to run the National Labor Relations Board. Several Republicans objected to two of the nominees, though, indicating they will face trouble in the full Senate. Show More Summary
Former Democratic National Committee spokesperson and future MSNBC weekend host, Karen Finney, scolded a reporter on MSNBC’s Now who suggested that the White House may have overestimated how effective claiming that Republicans investigating a series of scandals were on a witch-hunt would be. Show More Summary
The Republican National Committee Wednesday formally requested a series of documents related to the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups. The request, filed under the federal Freedom of Information Act, seeks a host of data, including "any and all...
After dropping the last two presidential elections and the last three US Senate races, Virginia Republicans had good reason for optimism heading into this fall's elections: Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chair...Show More Summary
Former Democratic National committee chairman Howard Dean considers the controversy over Benghazi a “joke” and “silly.” “Benghazi is a laughable joke,” Dean proclaimed twice in a discussion with Republican National Committee communications...Show More Summary
Concord, New Hampshire (CNN) – Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus each voiced support Monday for the New Hampshire primary, welcome endorsements for a state that is constantly fighting to protect its unique status as the first state to hold a primary in the race for president. “I like the […]
The Virginia Governor's race is already shaping up to be incredibly expensive and polarizing, pitting former Democratic National Committee chair Terry McAuliffe against Tea Party darling (and textbook conservative Christian) Ken Cuccinelli. It's...Show More Summary
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus accused President Obama of having “built up an atmosphere of guerrilla warfare” that created fertile ground for the scandals now roiling his administration. “This is the problemShow More Summary
(CNN) - The Republican National Committee raised $7.2 million in April, one month after releasing its rebranding and outreach efforts following the presidential election loss in 2012. Last month's cash haul brings the committee's cash-on-hand total to $9.8 million, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus announced. “Our number one priority at the RNC is taking our message […]
"An attempt by the National Republican Congressional Committee to embarrass Democrats went awry on Thursday, when the group published a blog post riddled with errors," the Huffington Post reports.
Look, I know Luis Gutierrez (the congressman from Illinois) has a similar name to Luis Pérez Gutiérrez (the mayor of Medellín, Colombia), but if the National Republican Campaign Committee wants to be serious about taking on congressional...Show More Summary
In May 2011, Drew Ryun, a conservative activist and former Republican National Committee staffer, began filling out the Internal Revenue Service application to achieve non-profit status for a new conservative watchdog group. He submitted the paperwork to the IRS in July 2011 for a news site called Media Trackers, which calls itself a "non-partisan investigative [...]
A recent study from the Heritage foundation criticizing the cost of the Congressional immigration reform bill has cost the party a key operative. Pablo Pantoja, the Republican National Committee's head of Latino outreach in Florida,Show More Summary
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus called for Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation on Tuesday over the Associated Press phone records seizure scandal. “Freedom of the press is an essential right in a free society,” Priebus said in a statement. Show More Summary
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus called on President Barack Obama's Attorney General Eric Holder to resign Tuesday over revelations that the Department of Justice monitored Associated Press phone records. “Freedom of the press is an essential right in a free society. Show More Summary
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus pressed President Barack Obama on Tuesday to fire Attorney General Eric Holder. Priebus argued that the Justice Department had violated the First Amendment by scooping up phone records of Associate Press reporters and editors. Show More Summary
Not that we needed any more evidence, but the Republican National Committee's newest 30-second YouTube ad couldn't be clearer about the fact that for Republicans, the only important thing about Benghazi is Stop Hillary Clinton: Hillary is on screen for nearly half the ad and no other Obama administration official makes an appearance. Show More Summary
(CNN) – U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder must resign after his agency collected two months of telephone records from reporters at the Associated Press, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said Tuesday. "Freedom of the press is an essential right in a free society. The First Amendment doesn't request the federal government to respect it; […]
Pablo Pantoja, State Director of Florida Hispanic Outreach for the Republican National Committee, deciding he's had enough of the beatings: From: Pablo Pantoja Subject: From Republican to Democrat Date: May 13, 2013 5:57:11 PM EDT Friend, Yes,...Show More Summary