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Reince Priebus Seeks Return as RNC Chairman

Reince Priebus Seeks Return as RNC Chairman

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON ) — Reince Priebus will run for another term as chairman of the Republican National Committee.A source close to Priebus’ chairmanship campaign confirmed his decision to ABC News.The RNC selects its chairman ev…

Boehner’s GOP Problems Complicate Deficit Negotiations

Boehner’s GOP Problems Complicate Deficit Negotiations

TOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner is about to begin another attempt at a grand bargain deficit reduction deal with President Obama, a high wire act in which he will be buffeted by demands from the White House, as we…

GOP Address: Speaker Boehner on Growing the Economy

GOP Address: Speaker Boehner on Growing the Economy

ABC/Martin H. Simon(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner and President Obama may have found something on which they can agree. In the days since the president’s reelection Tuesday, the House speaker and the president both have stated that they wou…

Biden Says GOP Has ‘Bullets … Aimed at You,’ Confuses Afghanistan and Iran

Biden Says GOP Has ‘Bullets … Aimed at You,’ Confuses Afghanistan and Iran

JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages(LAS VEGAS) — Vice President Joe Biden used controversial language to describe the GOP agenda in an exchange with an audience member in Las Vegas Thursday.Biden referenced Young Guns, the book the Republican vice presidential…

GOP Weekly Address: RNC Chairman Reince Priebus

GOP Weekly Address: RNC Chairman Reince Priebus

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus delivers this week’s Republican address.
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GOP Address: Congressional Candidate Vernon Parker on Jobs & ‘Restoring the American Dream’

GOP Address: Congressional Candidate Vernon Parker on Jobs & ‘Restoring the American Dream’

Vernon Parker for Congress(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s Republican address, congressional candidate Vernon Parker of Arizona highlights his experience growing up in a tough neighborhood “replete with guns, gangs and violence,” and shares his party’s s…

GOP Fires Their Voter-Registration Firm After Officials Question Forms

GOP Fires Their Voter-Registration Firm After Officials Question Forms

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Republicans have fired the firm they had employed to register voters in battleground states.After Florida election officials said they received faulty voter-registration forms, the Republican National Committee sai…

GOP Shifts Presidential Campaign Resources to Colorado and Nevada

GOP Shifts Presidential Campaign Resources to Colorado and Nevada

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With polls showing Mitt Romney locked in tight races with President Obama in Colorado and Nevada, the Republican National Committee — in conjunction with the Romney campaign — is beefing up its operation i…

GOP Senate Candidates Denounce Romney’s Comments

GOP Senate Candidates Denounce Romney’s Comments

Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Democrats aren’t the only ones taking issue with the now-famous fundraiser video of Mitt Romney characterizing the 47 percent of voters who will vote for Obama as “depende…

Romney Strategy Alarms Some Conservatives

Romney Strategy Alarms Some Conservatives

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Believe them or not, post-convention polls such as the one out Tuesday from ABC News and the Washington Post show some wind — or maybe more accurately, a slight breeze — at President Obama’s back.The…

Mitt Romney Vows God Will Stay in GOP Platform

Mitt Romney Vows God Will Stay in GOP Platform

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images(VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.) — Making reference for the first time to the Democrats’ about-face on having the word “God” in their party’s platform, Mitt Romney said here on Saturday that if he is elected, God …

Todd Akin’s Office ‘Disturbed’ by Karl Rove’s Joke

Todd Akin’s Office ‘Disturbed’ by Karl Rove’s Joke

Chris Maddaloni/Roll Call/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Republican Party may want Todd Akin to disappear, but a dark joke made by GOP strategist Karl Rove has hit a nerve with the congressman’s office.“We should sink Todd Akin,” Rove …

Todd Akin’s Office ‘Disturbed’ by Karl Rove’s Joke

Todd Akin’s Office ‘Disturbed’ by Karl Rove’s Joke

Chris Maddaloni/Roll Call/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Republican Party may want Todd Akin to disappear, but a dark joke made by GOP strategist Karl Rove has hit a nerve with the congressman’s office.“We should sink Todd Akin,” Rove …

Storm Veers West, But RNC Not ‘Out of the Woods’

Storm Veers West, But RNC Not ‘Out of the Woods’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Republican delegates can breathe a slight sigh of relief today as Tropical Storm Isaac, which was originally projected to slam into the GOP convention in Tampa, Fla. Tuesday, veers to the west and might now make landfall more th…

Quinnipiac Poll: Wisconsin Tightens, Ohio Loosens

Quinnipiac Poll: Wisconsin Tightens, Ohio Loosens

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The latest New York Times-CBS News-Quinnipiac University poll confirms the greatest hopes — and fears — of the GOP. Mitt Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan as his running mate did put Wisconsin in play, but the Medicare iss…

Ron Paul Strikes Deal with RNC over Delegates

Ron Paul Strikes Deal with RNC over Delegates

Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul will enter the GOP convention next week with more delegates after a deal was reached, avoiding a potentially embarrassing standoff with Mitt Romne…

GOP Address: Congress Should Avoid ‘Crippling Defense Cuts’

GOP Address: Congress Should Avoid ‘Crippling Defense Cuts’

United States Senate(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s Republican address Sen. Roger Wicker calls attention to the impending budget cuts that will fall heavily on the military as a result of budget sequestration.  He highlights the urgency of balancin…

Portman Isn’t Thinking About Being Picked As VP

Portman Isn’t Thinking About Being Picked As VP

Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images(ASHLAND, Ohio) — There are few moments that change a politician’s life as dramatically as being picked to be a presidential running mate.The scenario goes something like this: The call comes asking you to join the ti…

President Obama: GOP Holding Middle-Class Tax Cuts ‘Hostage’

President Obama: GOP Holding Middle-Class Tax Cuts ‘Hostage’

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(NEW ORLEANS) — Just hours after the Senate voted to extend tax cuts for the middle class, President Obama accused House Republicans of holding the tax cuts “hostage” until the nation agrees to spend $1 trillion …

Prominent Utah Republican Fundraiser Arrested on Rape Charges

Prominent Utah Republican Fundraiser Arrested on Rape Charges

Flickr/Michael.Jolley(SALT LAKE CITY) — A prominent Republican fundraiser has been arrested on numerous rape charges in Salt Lake City.Gregory Nathan Peterson, an active fundraiser for conservative politicians in Utah, was charged Wednesday with a num…

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