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Pollster: Republicans Will Need Record Minority Support To Win In 2016

Good luck with that. GOP pollster Whit Ayres told the Huffington Post that Republicans “will have to attract a record percentage of minorities to win the presidency in 2016.” Said Ayres: “That’s the stunning part for me in running these numbers — to realize that the last Republican to win a presidential election, who reached […]

The stock of the New Jersey governor is falling within his own party. The controversy over an improper 2013 bridge closing that implicated some of his former aides had already weakened Christie’s reputation among party insiders. Now, a combination of new factors have added to the challenges for the New Jersey governor: the emergence of […]

Life doesn’t get any better than this. After their wildly successful fundraiser selling official George H.W. Bush socks, the Republican National Committee has come up with another novelty fundraising item: Dick Cheney’s Official Cowboy Hat. “Engraved with Vice President Dick Cheney’s signature and specially lined with the Republican seal,” the Dick cowboy hat is labeled […]

After over a week of intense media scrutiny and public outcry over her comments, Duval County GOP Secretary Kim Crenier has decided to not seek re-election to office this month, according to The Folio Weekly. However, serious doubts about the Duval County GOP’s ability to have an adult conversation about race relations and civil rights […]

“Republicans in 2014 were the most popular girl at a party no one attended.” These words were penned by a Houston Chronicle columnist named Chris Ladd, who also goes by the screen name “GOPlifer.” And a better summation of this year’s mid-terms we’ve never heard. Well, in all humility, apart from this one: “Every light […]

Robert Kerns, the former head of the Montgomery County Republican Party in Pennsylvania, will take his sexual assault case to trial before a judge, after he waived his right to a jury trial, according to Main Line Times. Kerns faces two counts of aggravated indecent assault without consent, two counts of indecent assault without consent, […]

Remember the GOP senator who was arrested and later pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor when he got caught with his pants down, presumably soliciting anonymous, gay sex at an airport? He’s finally found a new home after years of lobbying for the timber and energy industry at his consulting firm, New West Strategies. According to […]

A group of Republicans want confrontation, not compromise and reconciliation. Tea Party Republicans want a fight. Despite Republicans’ ascension to Senate control and an expanded House majority, many conservatives from the party’s activist wing fear that congressional leaders are already being too timid with President Obama. They do not want to hear that government shutdowns […]

The Republican Party has taken a number of steps to avoid a repeat of the drawn out primary season of 2012 when attention was drawn to the (ahem) loonier section of their party.  But all signs point to a rerun: interviews with more than a dozen party strategists, elected officials and potential candidates a month […]

This could happen to any of us.  The Salt Lake Tribune reports: …a Utah voter-registration gaffe…appeared to have him shunning his Republican Party for independent status and using a home address he couldn’t legally claim since 2009… A copy of the form shows Romney’s signature with his old address listed in two places beside warnings […]

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