Rachel Maddow looks back at the trouble the Republican National Committee got into for racially targeted "poll watching" in New Jersey, and explains why...
Republican money groups may be shying away from the seemingly doomed Trump campaign, but America's most well-financed militia group is going all-in and then some. National Rifle Association committees making independent campaign expenditures...Show More Summary
The New York Times reports: Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says he expects Trump will win the election. He’s pushing back on criticism of Trump for saying he might not accept the election’s results. Priebus says Trump is referring to narrow scenarios in which only a few hundred votes separate the candidates. Show More Summary
The Week reports: Former Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele just can’t stomach voting for either major-party presidential candidate. “I was damn near puking during the debates,” Steele said Thursday at a dinner in San Francisco in honor of the 40th anniversary of Mother Jones. Show More Summary
Ben Ginsberg, former RNC general counsel, explains why the Republican National Committee is legally barred by consent decree from participating in the...
When New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett (above) refused to pay dues to the National Republican Congressional Committee because, he said, it recruited and supported gay candidates, he made national headlines. Garrett has also co-sponsored...Show More Summary
“The Republican National Committee asked members to avoid election-related ‘ballot security’ activities, such as poll watching in their capacity as Republican Party officers, citing a decades-old court settlement restricting such activities by national GOP officials,” the Wall Street Journal reports. [...]
If you want to know how deep the Republican Party has sunk into its own self-destructive delusions, consider this: Most members of the Republican National Committee…
The National Republican Senatorial Committee has been lagging behind Democrats in fundraising and spending on Senate races, but officials are determined to make up the gap: Senate Republicans' campaign arm raised $15 million in September...Show More Summary
Patrons of the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s merchandise, such as #NeverHillary stickers or Make America Great Again wristbands, may be in for a nasty surprise. Why? Well, there’s a pretty good chance that credit card details from these transactions are being sold online by Russian hackers right now. More »
“Interviews with more than two dozen members of the Republican National Committee reveal abiding fears of Democratic voting fraud and widespread belief that at least part of the process or outcome is rigged,” Politico reports. “Party chairman Reince Priebus has [...]
Did you buy something from the National Republican Senatorial Committee in the past six months? If yes, there’s a good chance that your credit card information is being sold online by Russian hackers right now. Read more...
Politico reports former Attorney General Eric Holder will chair a new group called the National Democratic Redistricting Committee to fight Republican gerrymandering ahead of the 2020 Census round of redistricting. Even more crucially, President Obama also stated it will be his primary political focus once he leaves office. Show More Summary
In 1991 Lee Atwater, former Republican National Committee Chairman and a pioneer in political attack ads, was dying from a brain tumor. Years earlier, in an off-the-record interview, Atwater explained the so-called "southern strategy"...Show More Summary
Trump's committees spent about 28 cents of every dollar raised on operational costs, while Hillary Clinton's committees spent about 20 cents of every dollar.
WASHINGTON ? When Donald Trump supporters protested outside the headquarters of the Republican National Committee earlier this week in Washington, D.C., one sign made headlines for its vulgarity: “Better to Grab a Py Than To Be One.”...Show More Summary
The Republican National Committee entered the last full month of the presidential campaign with $26 million less in its war chest than it had in 2012, boasting its ground operation is "fully funded."
Top donors to the Republican National Committee seem to be dismayed at Chairman Reince Priebus’ decision to stand by Donald Trump, despite reports...
The civil war Donald Trump has set off within the Republican Party is going hard on Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus, especially as some of the party’s big donors start to revolt against the party’s continuing support for Donald Trump: For all Mr. Show More Summary
Some of the Republican Party's biggest financial donors urged its national committee on Thursday to drop Donald Trump following accusations he sexually assaulted women, The New York Times reported. In a further sign the Republican presidential...Show More Summary