Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist won his first race as a Democrat Tuesday night, securing the party's nomination to challenge current Republican Gov. Rick Scott this fall. Crist held the Florida governor's office for a single term as a Republican but left the GOP in 2010, running for Senate as an independent. Show More Summary
This report was commissioned by two Republican groups, including one backed by Karl Rove. Women are “barely receptive” to Republicans’ policies, and the party does “especially poorly” with women in the Northeast and Midwest, according to an internal Crossroads GPS and American Action Network report obtained by POLITICO. It was presented to a small number [...]
Gov. Paul LePage, R-Maine, is keeping up his combative relationship with the state's press outlets as he heads into a very tough fight for his reelection. LePage spoke Wednesday to a gathering of local Republicans, at the party's new...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, the Georgia Republican Party made a donation of thousands of dollars to the Bowen Story Fund. The Bowen Story Fund is a non-profit organization that focuses on enhancing the lives of the families of pediatric cancer patients by providing help, care and support during emergency hospitalizations and long-term stays. The following is from […]
For an organization that likes to claim it's beholden to neither party, the National Organization For Marriage sure is eager to "retake" the Democratic-controlled Senate: [NOM] There's no other potential meaning. The US Senate is under Democratic majority leadership, and...
The US National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) has created a video game about defeating President Obama's regime. No, really. The browser-based 8-bit game, 2014 Mission Majority, sees players assume the role of an elephant (the...Show More Summary
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is one of the Republican Party's national stars, and perhaps even a potential candidate for president in 2016. But right now, in the year 2014, he continues to be in a serious fight for his own reelection against the Democratic nominee, businesswoman Mary Burke. Show More Summary
Retired neurosurgeon and rising conservative superstar, Dr. Ben Carson won the presidential straw poll at a Polk County Republican Party dinner in Des Moines, Iowa Sunday night by a landslide and says he is getting his team together should he decide to battle for the White House in 2016.
GOVERNMENT SPYING IS FINE WITH THEM SO LONG AS IT’S AIMED AT REPUBLICANS AND TEA PARTY TYPES: Media curiously silent on “Truthy.”
(CNN) - The Democratic incumbent in a key Senate race that may very well decide which party controls the chamber next year is going up with her first attack ad against her likely Republican challenger. The campaign of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire announced Wednesday morning that they're launching a new TV commercial that […]
Via Political Wire: Sam Wang notes that Republican governors who supported Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion are being rewarded for it in recent polls.“According to these data points, Republican governors who bucked their party’s stance and accepted the policy are faring better with voters–in these races, an average of 8.5 percentage points better. Show More Summary
YouTube This video is making the rounds today, because it's a sad look at how extreme and insane the Republican Party has become in the Tea Party era. Marco Rubio, once considered a pro-immigration Republican who favored the DREAM Act, scolds a group of Latino protesters in front of an angry...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist has won the Democratic nomination to seek his old job with his new party.
Forecasts of the political climate have consistently predicted that the Republican Party will regain control of the Senate this fall. The Washington Post's new Election Lab model has fluctuated, at one point giving the GOP as much as an 86 percent chance of becoming the majority. Show More Summary
In the second round of balloting, David Clark, brother of current House District 98 Rep. Josh Clark was selected by the Georgia Republican Party Executive Committee to be on the November ballot. Clark was chosen over David Hancock by a vote of 20-6. Clark and Hancock survived the first round of balloting by the Executive […]
There was a time in politics where the last thing a person wanted associated with one's name is a criminal indictment. Recently, Texas Republican Governor, Rick Perry, surrendered to authorities following an indictment for allegedly abusing his power in office. Show More Summary
by Dish Staff Sam Wang argues that Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion has become a political plus for Republican governors who support it: According to these data points, Republican governors who bucked their party’s stance and accepted the policy are faring better with voters—in these races, an average of 8.5 percentage points better. Considering that crusading against […]
Bravo, Allen Weh! It's not even been a week. CNN: Weh, a Marine combat veteran and onetime New Mexico Republican Party Chairman, appears to be the first candidate this cycle to use Foley’s gruesome execution as campaign fodder, portraying...Show More Summary
If you’re a Republican, you’re probably over-confident in your party’s chances in the forthcoming midterms. Of course you are. The common wisdom online and on cable news is that the Democrats are headed toward another 2010-style shellacking due to President Obama’s responsibility for everything that’s wrong in the world, not to mention the (non)reality that [...]
Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough lit into his Republican Party Monday morning for criticizing President Barack Obama even when Obama does what the GOP has been demanding he do, namely more forcefully respond to the ISIS threat in Iraq and Syria. Show More Summary