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Republican Party Names New Hispanic Outreach Director

Republican Party Names New Hispanic Outreach Director

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Republican National Committee is tapping veteran GOP strategist Jennifer Sevilla Korn to lead the party’s effort to become competitive again with Latino voters, it announced Tuesday.Korn will hold the titles Deput…

GOP Sees the World Through Google Glass

GOP Sees the World Through Google Glass

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — This week’s Republican House meeting was a little more exciting than weeks past, and it wasn’t just because of what was on the agenda.At the request of the GOP, Google representati…

Labor Secretary Nominee Faces GOP Scrutiny

Labor Secretary Nominee Faces GOP Scrutiny

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of Labor nominee Thomas Perez faced two hours of intense scrutiny at his nomination hearing Thursday morning as he sought to alleviate Republican concerns over his role in the Civil Rights Division of…

Biden: ‘No Leadership’ in GOP

Biden: ‘No Leadership’ in GOP

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday that the Republican Party is struggling with an identity crisis, with “no leadership” and “the tail wagging the dog.”“There is no leaders…

GOP Chair Calls for Earlier Conventions, Expanded Outreach to Minorities

GOP Chair Calls for Earlier Conventions, Expanded Outreach to Minorities

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As the Republican Party tries to bounce back from its loss in November’s presidential election, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus outlined some of the tactical changes the Party must&nbs…

Rand Paul Edges Marco Rubio in CPAC Straw Poll

Rand Paul Edges Marco Rubio in CPAC Straw Poll

United States Senate(NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.) — Could Rand Paul run for president in 2016?The Kentucky senator emerged as the potential 2016 presidential candidate preferred by the largest share of those who participated in a straw poll at the 2013 Conse…

President Obama, GOP Senators Break Bread

President Obama, GOP Senators Break Bread

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and Republican senators had a “good exchange of ideas” Wednesday evening during their roughly two-hour-long dinner at the posh Jefferson Hotel, just blocks from the Whi…

Poll: On the Brink of Sequester, More Damage for GOP than Obama

Poll: On the Brink of Sequester, More Damage for GOP than Obama

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Most Americans think both President Obama and the Republicans in Congress are mishandling government spending — but, on the brink of across-the-board budget cuts, it’s the GOP that receives disproportio…

Poll: On the Brink of Sequester, More Damage for GOP than Obama

Poll: On the Brink of Sequester, More Damage for GOP than Obama

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Most Americans think both President Obama and the Republicans in Congress are mishandling government spending — but, on the brink of across-the-board budget cuts, it’s the GOP that receives disproportio…

Republicans Supporting Gay Marriage Write Supreme Court Amicus Brief

Republicans Supporting Gay Marriage Write Supreme Court Amicus Brief

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The issue of same sex-marriage is dividing the Republican Party, as a group of more than 80 prominent members of the GOP, ranging from Dick Cheney’s daughter to four former governors, have signed an amicus brief be…

Former Romney Strategist Warns Technology Is Not the GOP’s Panacea

Former Romney Strategist Warns Technology Is Not the GOP’s Panacea

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — It’s not over yet — the 2012 presidential campaign, that is.  At least not if you ask Mitt Romney’s former top strategist, Stuart Stevens, who has been writing and talking a lot about blame late…

Sen. Marco Rubio Delivers GOP State of the Union Response

Sen. Marco Rubio Delivers GOP State of the Union Response

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. used the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday to challenge the president on how to best serve the middle class, arguing that the answer to alleviating the bur…

RNC’s New Program Seeking New Followers

RNC’s New Program Seeking New Followers

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The “GO” in GOP now stands for “Growth and Opportunity.”Republicans, still stung by losing the White House in November as well as failing to capture the Senate, are ready, willing and able to hear what Americans ha…

GOP Address: Rep. Dave Camp on Growing the Economy and Cutting Spending

GOP Address: Rep. Dave Camp on Growing the Economy and Cutting Spending

US House of Representatives(WASHINGTON) — As the House returns for the 113th Congress, Rep. Dave Camp says its 2013 resolution is clear: to grow our economy, getting government spending under control and making Washington more accountable to Americans…

Fixing the GOP: Party Like It’s 1949

Fixing the GOP: Party Like It’s 1949

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Americans by a 15-point margin in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll say the Republican Party needs less conservative policies that are more focused on middle- and lower-income Americans, rather than better leader…

GOP Pollsters, Latinos Study Gaps in Swing States

GOP Pollsters, Latinos Study Gaps in Swing States

Chris Knorr / Design Pics / Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — It’s become clear to Republicans that the party is falling flat with the Latino community.  What’s still murky is how to reverse that trend.A right-leaning Latino advocacy group has…

What Is Paul Ryan’s Role During the Fiscal Cliff Negotiations?

What Is Paul Ryan’s Role During the Fiscal Cliff Negotiations?

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After 88 days in the spotlight as Mitt Romney’s VP pick, Paul Ryan has stepped into the shadows (specifically, hometown Janesville, Wisc.) for the five-day House break – but that doesn’t mean he’s not …

GOP Weekly Address: Helping the Middle Class Is ‘Personal’ for Marco Rubio

GOP Weekly Address: Helping the Middle Class Is ‘Personal’ for Marco Rubio

US Senate(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s Republican address, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio a “growing opportunity gap” is what is keeping many Americans from making it into the middle class — an issue he says is a “personal” one for him.”Americans are strug…

GOP Address: Sen. Hatch Knock’s President’s Proposal to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff

GOP Address: Sen. Hatch Knock’s President’s Proposal to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) — In this week’s Republican address, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, criticizes President Obama for “an utter lack of leadership” on avoiding the fiscal cliff, and says the longer he waits to “get serious,” the …

GOP Address: Rep. McMorris Rodgers Optimism Is Important in Face of Fiscal Challenges

GOP Address: Rep. McMorris Rodgers Optimism Is Important in Face of Fiscal Challenges

McMorris [dot] House [dot] gov(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s Republican address Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) echoes the president’s message reminding us of the freedoms  afforded to Americans.Giving thanks to service members servin…

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