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Why should I want the Republican Party to redeem itself? If America's unique form of democracy has any hope of working, it requires two strong principled parties contesting on ideas and policies but always mindful that some things transcend politics when the Constitution of the United States is at risk.

She is the matriarch of the Bush family but also the matriarch of the Republican Party -- a party she probably doesn't recognize anymore. She represents an era of civility and decorum that is sadly lacking in both political parties today. Cillizza: She has long been cast as the iron fist of the family. How much ...
BOSTON (CBS) -- The convention for the Massachusetts Republican party in Worcester is just 13 days away. Chairperson Kristen Hughes joined Jon Keller on Sunday to talk about what to expect. "We've got a great opportunity to really ignite and energize the grassroots of the party. No matter ...
Looking around at what 16 months of President Trump has wrought, watching Fox & Friends, refreshing the news sites for the latest national-security debacle, would you decide, each morning, to remain in the Republican Party? And yet in varying ways, anti-Trump conservatives have all taken ...
marykissel: "The loss of Paul Ryan is an intellectual loss for the Republican Party." #SundayFutures @MariaBartiromo pic.twitter.com/1CEE1Ou60a. -- Fox News (@FoxNews) April 15, 2018. Wall Street Journal editorial board member Mary Kissel commented on the announced retirement of ...
History, geography and demography are the go-to guideposts as we head towards the 2018 midterm elections. The magic number for control of the Speaker's gavel is 218, and the House Democrats hold 193 seats. With Paul Ryan Paul Davis RyanTrump order targets wide swath of public ...
Ryan walloped him in 2016 and was never in serious danger of losing to him in 2018, as far as anyone could tell. But Nehlen's existence was fundamentally a reminder that a large part of the party Ryan was trying to lead didn't trust him and didn't agree with him about what the Republican Party should be.
The featured speaker at April's Ascension GOP Roundtable, sponsored by Ascension Republican Women, is Louis Gurvich, the newly-elected chairman of the Republican Party of Louisiana. The roundtable is slated for 11:30 a.m. April 19 at the Gonzales Clarion Inn. Republican candidates in 2018 ...
A non-partisan forum was hosted by the Muscogee County Republican Party Tuesday. Those who attended say the forum is something that's needed to help voters better understand and build relationships with each candidate before making a selection. “Since this is a non-partisan race, we don't care if ...
By James Salzer and Greg Bluestein - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... Georgia Republican Party Chairman John Watson said payments in March settled a lawsuit against the party that cost it more than $500,000. Updated: 9:12 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 | Posted: 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 ...
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -. One of the Senate candidates removed from the ballot by the Tennessee Republican Party said he has no intention of backing down.
“Trump's Takeover,” the latest documentary from the great PBS “Frontline” series, premieres tonight (KTCA-Channel 2 in the Twin Cities, 9-10 p.m.). The “Takeover” in question is that of the Republican Party, which foundered in early 2017, when the drive to repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”) ...
AUSTIN - The Log Cabin Republicans group has once again been denied a booth at the Republican Party of Texas' state convention, its message of LGBT inclusion at odds with a party platform that is against acceptance of homosexuality. State Republican Executive Committee members who opposed ...
One could say the Republican Party is now Trump's party. What the President doesn't seem to be doing is upending the electorate at large. Even as far more Republicans like Trump, that's not really the case among Democrats and independents. His net favorability among both is up somewhat, though not ...
Madison County Board Chairman Kurt Prenzler has tossed his name into the hat to become the county's Republican Party committee chairman. A party chairman oversees party members, activities, fundraising and precinct committee leaders. The party also supports GOP candidates. Prenzler will face off ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Republican Party “Like The Titanic”; Says No Love Between Trump & California. by Greg Evans. March 24, 2018 ... “Well, you know I told the Republican party at the Republican convention, it was like 10 years ago that they were dying at the box office. The reason why I said it was ...
I think of my dad. Whenever I ponder the modern Republican Party, I think of my dad. Because today's Republicans haven't just gone off the rails, they have gone off the rails and careened into cars and smashed into a building and landed in a toxic waste dump. And that makes me wonder what my dad ...
The Republican Party controls each branch of government. Even if Democrats win back control of the House and Senate in the November midterms -- and that is a big if -- they will still have to work with a Republican President and get at least 60 votes in the Senate. If Democrats do win back Congress and ...
In the latest episode of The LaPolitics Report podcast, Andrew Bautsch, executive director of the Louisiana Republican Party, says, “If you look at it, John Bel is on point to have, I'm thinking, maybe $10 million of his own funds by election day. And then you'll have the DNC and other interest groups coming ...
The state Republican Party raised the same issues as the NRCC in a letter it filed with the Department of State at the end of last week. That investigation “should nonetheless occur as the issues raised not only had impact on the current election but certainly could on future ones as well,” state GOP attorney ...
Smith argues that voting restrictions have been crucial to the Republican Party's extremist success. “Since the 90s, as Hispanics (and Asians) grew as a % of the U.S. population, one faction of the GOP wanted to court them. A second faction wanted to keep the party a white ethnic party. The second faction ...
As the demographics of America continue changing, so does the face of the Democratic Party. Meanwhile, Republicans are continuing on with an age-old trend: white males. And on the rise to support Republicans? Young white males. Republicans and Democrats have never been more different in recent ...
Mayes, a conservative, said the group hoped to "shed the stereotype of an intolerant Republican Party that serves only the rich and big businesses." While a registered Republican, Schwarzenegger is known for his varied political stripes. As far back as 2007, in his second term as governor, he warned that ...
If you're a Republican consultant, this chart is a threat to your livelihood, because it indicates a future without the Republican Party (at least on a national level). This is just basic math. First off, millennials are the largest generation in history. According to Census.gov, as of 2016, there were 31 million women ...
California Republicans who are dissatisfied with their party should withhold campaign donations until it changes course, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Wednesday. "The people that are funding the Republican Party should turn off their financial support, because that would starve the party, and I ...
Mr. Jones, 70, unsuccessfully sought the nomination five times before, and his victory on Tuesday was a foregone conclusion after the Republican Party failed to draft another candidate to enter the race against him. “Even if only myself and my wife voted for me, I'd win the primary because the Republican ...
FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2015, file photo, Utah GOP delegate Ed Redd casts his vote for the offices of treasurer, secretary and vice-chair in Sandy. Utah's Republican Party is pressing on with a legal battle that's divided the state GOP and will argue before a Denver-based appeals court Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 ...
“You never hear about the Republican Party banning bear hunting or issues on gun laws, but now we've had the shift of the Republican Party on access to hunting ... State Republican Party spokesman Alec Zimmerman said the alternative to GOP candidates is Democrats who support “radical policies in a ...
The Republican Party is learning what should have been obvious from the outset: Mr. Trump's chaotic personality can't be contained. Indeed, combining it with the awesome power of the presidency virtually guaranteed he would become more volatile and transgressive. His presidency is infecting the entire ...
Second, many who study the issue say, both the NRA and the Republican Party became more implacably opposed to gun regulations, while Democrats mostly favored them. “It is all about playing to the arch-conservative base,” said Robert Spitzer, chairman of the political science department at the State ...
In an interview on David Axelrod's show, "The Axe Files," airing on CNN Saturday at 7 p.m. ET, Flake blasted the direction the Republican Party was heading. "We've stopped being the party of limited government, economic freedom, individual responsibility ... and kind of drifted off to fight the culture wars," ...
GOP's Cox: Dutchess Exec Marc Molinaro back in governor's race. The state Republican Party announced the result of the informal survey after its meeting in Saratoga Springs. Republican Marcus Molinaro is the executive for Dutchess County. Photo Credit: Newsday / Courtesy of Marcus Molinaro.
It was just over two years ago that Donald Trump was considered an outsider in the Republican Party. He'd been denounced by party leaders and conservative pundits who decried his rhetoric as racially extreme and criticized his politics for diverging from traditional conservativism. But today, Trump's ...
The Colorado Republican Party said in a tweet that its House District 34 committee reserves the right to pick a replacement, but could decline to do so in consideration of Lebsock being a Democrat when he "committed his misdeeds." If the decision is deferred, it would be handed to the governor, John ...
The Republican Party in the 1920s moved in the opposite direction from where Roosevelt was trying to take it in 1912. This isn't entirely surprising — TR biographer Aida Donald notes that his conservative colleagues were “horrified” at the economic messages of the 1912 campaign. The party in this ...
In between these events, news broke that the FBI downgraded Jared Kushner's security clearance, reminding the Republican Party they're suddenly supposed to be at war with law enforcement. And Trump lit into Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a former senator from Alabama long in good standing with the ...
The Republican Party threw cold water on former FBI director James Comey's upcoming memoir. The Republican National Committee's official Twitter account tweeted a mock-up of Comey's book cover with a title that reads "A Higher Loyalty to Me, Myself, and I," with some quotes criticizing him. The ...
Apparently, Comey's comparing Trump to a "mob boss" on national TV has got the president reacting accordingly--and the entire Republican Party now serves as his foot soldiers. (RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel even quit using her maiden name--Romney--at Trump's request, because we know ...
Correction: This article originally stated that the bylaws passed on Saturday by the Utah Republican Party might result in Mitt Romney being stripped of his party membership. In fact, the central committee amended the proposal before passing it in ways that exclude Romney in 2018. We regret the error.
His supporters in the Republican Party's base aren't especially concerned, either. On February 21, the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, will convene outside Washington to celebrate Trump and his accomplishments. Conservatives know that Trump will fulfill their wishes only if bolstered ...
The Republican Party is broken. Were I a conservative who believed in the party of Abraham Lincoln, Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan, I would be very concerned. The situation is dangerous for democracy, which relies on an honest exchange of ideas to forge agreement on the difficult issues the ...
Ruiz said two attempts by Shower to change his registration from "undeclared" to "Republican" were found Wednesday after a search of paperwork. One was signed by a registrar and dated Jan. 13, the day of a Republican Party district convention in the Mat-Su Borough. Ruiz said the registrar was Rep.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Allies of Ohio Republican Party Chair Jane Timken believe they may have detected a clandestine effort to reduce her influence with the state party or even oust her. State party leaders' suspicions were aroused after Cuyahoga County Republican Party Chairman Rob Frost, in the days ...
The Southern Poverty Law Center, which monitors hate groups, considers Guandolo an anti-Muslim extremist. Patti Adair, chairwoman of the Deschutes County Republican Party, said she didn't know about Guandolo's reputation before the group invited him, but she stood by the invitation. “I think it's always ...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., left, watches as President Donald Trump, center, greets House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., right, as he arrives to speak at the 2018 House and Senate Republican Member Conference at The Greenbrier, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Thursday, Feb.
The party's platform, which opposes same-sex marriage said, “Our children's future is best preserved within the traditional understanding of marriage.” “You go back to what does the Republican Party stand for? And I think the committee felt that it aligned with our platform and so, they supported it,” Kansas ...
Jeff Flake Jeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeFlake to try to force vote on DACA stopgap plan Congress punts fight over Dreamers to March Outgoing GOP rep: Republican Party 'heading into trouble' in election MORE (R-Ariz.). All four lawmakers will retire at the end of their current term. All four expressed concerns ...
Actually, you should know that the Republican Party is filled with Jews who are passionate advocates of liberty and smaller government. Gosh (and I say that because the God of the Jews commands me not to take the Lord's name in vain), you could say the Republican Party is the party for Jews and those ...


 

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