Justice Samuel Alito put the kibosh on the notion of televising Supreme Court arguments, citing an ad the Republican National Committee as “Exhibit A” for the way he said political groups and broadcast media would twist snippets misleadingly.
Senator Heidi Heitkamp (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald) Earlier this year the National Republican Senatorial Committee announced that they were launching an ad campaign against North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp, trying to tie her voting record to that of far-left Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump’s inauguration accepted a big donation from a Russian-American businessman whose ties to Russian state-owned companies forced the Republican National Committee to return a $250,000 check he sent them in 2000. In a Wall Street Journal report on the big donors who paid...
The Vermont senator gets a warm reception in Miami on day three of his multi-state unity tour. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)'s multi-state unity tour with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez continued for a third day in Miami, Florida Wednesday where he spoke at the James L. Show More Summary
Following up on Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman Tom Perez’s statement at a March 31 rally in Newark, NJ, where he said that Republicans “don’t give a sht about people,” the official store of the Democratic Party has begun selling the above t-shirt for $30. Apparently Michelle Obama’s statement during the 2016 presidential campaign that […]
Together with the Republican National Committee, the president raised more than twice as much as Barack Obama did with the Democratic party during the same time period eight years ago.
Heather Digby Parton at Salon writes—Donald Trump is coming for your Social Security: How the GOP plans a bait and switch to cut taxes — and pensions: It seems like a lifetime ago that Republican National Committee chief Reince Priebus...Show More Summary
Politico: “Now comes stage two of President Donald Trump’s takeover of the Republican Party. With the Republican National Committee firmly in his control, the White House and Trump’s political allies are now moving to lock down the state Republican parties, [...]
The chairman of a powerful House committee welcomed the nation’s top consumer financial watchdog to a hearing Wednesday by expressing surprise he showed up, and hoped he never does so again. The more than three hours of questioning that followed marked a new level of hostility in the sharply partisan...
House Speaker Paul Ryan transferred a record $7 million to the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) in March. The massive figure from March was a record for Ryan, bringing his total transfers to the NRCC to $16.4 million for the first quarter of 2017. Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan has sent $16.4 million over the last three months to a committee that works to elect fellow Republicans to Congress. That haul to the National Republican … Click to Continue »
President Trump's longtime attorney Michael Cohen will be a deputy national finance chairman of the Republican National Committee, the RNC announced on Monday. Cohen served as executive vice president special counsel to Trump at theShow More Summary
Tom Perez, the third Democratic National Committee chairman in a year, gave a speech where he claimed that Republicans “don’t give a sh about people,” arguing their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is not representative of American values. Show More Summary
The newly elected Chairman of the Democratic National Committee made headlines Sunday by saying to a gathering in New Jersey that Republicans “don’t give a st about people.” Political discorse in American is not designed to convince people to buy your plan. It’s designed to make you hate the people who haven’t bought it. And […]
Via press release: Today the Republican National Committee (RNC) released a video series entitled “Empowering Women,” highlighting several women leading the Republican party and celebrating the culmination of Women’s History Month. The...Show More Summary
In a fiery speech to the New Jersey Working Families Association (NJWFA), newly-elected Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez blasted Republicans and said their essential healthcare message is “I don’t care.” Mediaite.com reported that Perez said the marches and...
Former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie has won a straw poll in Fairfax County in the race for the GOP nomination for Virginia governor. Gillespie took about 56 percent … Click to Continue »
?????Politico is reporting that prior to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Republican National Committee (RNC) hired a small Virginia firm to gather information that'd be potentially damaging to Hillary Clinton's candidacy. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
The Republican National Committee (RNC) tried to conceal payments it made during the 2016 election to a shadowy intelligence-gathering firm for opposition research against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Politico reported on Friday that the RNC paid $41,500 to the Hamilton Trading Group, a...
“As the general election was taking shape last summer, the Republican National Committee initiated a series of payments to a low-profile firm started by retired Central Intelligence Agency officers that worked closely with an ex-Russian spy,” Politico reports. “The payments [...]