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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…

John Boehner: The ‘Talk About Raising Revenue Is Over’

John Boehner: The ‘Talk About Raising Revenue Is Over’

TOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told ABC News’ Martha Raddatz during an exclusive interview for This Week that talk of including revenue as part of an effort to strike a so-called “grand barga…

Ted Cruz: ‘Count Me a Proud Wacko Bird’

Ted Cruz: ‘Count Me a Proud Wacko Bird’

Douglas Graham/Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said he’s willing to embrace the “wacko bird” label given to him by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., if it means he is defending the Constitution.“If standing for liberty…

Sarah Palin Compares Obama to Bernie Madoff, Sips from a Big Gulp and Jokes About Her (Gun) ‘Rack’

Sarah Palin Compares Obama to Bernie Madoff, Sips from a Big Gulp and Jokes About Her (Gun) ‘Rack’

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sarah Palin served up a generous helping of conservative red meat on Saturday, comparing President Obama to white-collar criminal Bernie Madoff, mocking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg for his support of a jumbo…

John Boehner ‘Can’t Imagine’ His Gay Marriage Views Shifting

John Boehner ‘Can’t Imagine’ His Gay Marriage Views Shifting

ABC/Martin H. Simon(WASHINGTON) — Hours after Sen. Rob Portman, the Ohio Republican, bucked his party and came out in support of gay marriage, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, reaffirmed his position against it in a wide-ranging, exclusive intervie…

Jeb Bush Calls Media ‘Crack Addicts’ for Politics

Jeb Bush Calls Media ‘Crack Addicts’ for Politics

Paul Morigi/WireImage(WASHINGTON) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush called the media “crack addicts” Sunday after he was asked who is more likely to end up in the White House one day — him or Sen. Marco Rubio, his fellow Floridian for w…

Republicans Attack Ashley Judd

Republicans Attack Ashley Judd

Mike Coppola/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Republicans are going on the offense against actress Ashley Judd.Judd, a Democrat, may or may not challenge Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the nation’s second-most-powerful Republican, for his Ken…

Republicans Decry Obama’s Decision to Try Al Qaeda Suspects in Civilian Court

Republicans Decry Obama’s Decision to Try Al Qaeda Suspects in Civilian Court

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Obama administration’s decision to try Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law in federal court in New York City instead of a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay has reignited a debate over how to deal with suspect…

Ex-Governor of Puerto Rico: GOP Must Lead on Immigration Reform

Ex-Governor of Puerto Rico: GOP Must Lead on Immigration Reform

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Luis Fortuño, the former governor of Puerto Rico, says the Republican Party needs to take the lead in fixing the country’s immigration system.”Clearly the immigration system is broken, it’s not working well,” says Fortu&n…

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…

Chris Christie Dings Obama’s Sequester Eve ‘Photo Op’

Chris Christie Dings Obama’s Sequester Eve ‘Photo Op’

D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra(NEW YORK) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Monday blasted President Obama over what he said was a failure of leadership to prevent the sequester.“Real leadership would get this fixed. You get everybody in the r…

GOP Weekly Address: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Says ‘President Failed to Act’ on Sequestration

GOP Weekly Address: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Says ‘President Failed to Act’ on Sequestration

Office of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers(WASHINGTON) — House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the GOP address this week and called for President Obama and Senate Democrats to negotiate a solution to the devasta…

Sequester Government Shutdown Looks Unlikely

Sequester Government Shutdown Looks Unlikely

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — It may not be readily obvious from the blizzard of news out there Friday on the “sequester,” but a government shutdown became significantly less likely Friday, even as the automatic budget cuts barreled…

Rep. King Says Marco Rubio Not Welcome to Raise Money in New York

Rep. King Says Marco Rubio Not Welcome to Raise Money in New York

United States Congress(NEW YORK) — Representative Peter King, a New York Republican, is furious that Florida Senator, and fellow Republican, Marco Rubio is hitting up New Yorkers for campaign cash after voting against federal funds to rebuild the regi…

Clint Eastwood Joins Republicans for Gay Marriage, Highlighting Growing GOP Rift

Clint Eastwood Joins Republicans for Gay Marriage, Highlighting Growing GOP Rift

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A growing split in the Republican Party deepened Thursday when Clint Eastwood, the movie star who rocked the GOP convention by interviewing an invisible President Obama, joined the ranks of Republicans who are in…

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…

NJ Gov. Christie Shows Softer Side Before Budget Address

NJ Gov. Christie Shows Softer Side Before Budget Address

ABC News(TRENTON, N.J.) — The office of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday released a video teasing some of the issues the governor will highlight in his budget address Tuesday afternoon.Named “Saving Lives Lasts Forever,” the video…

Chris Christie ‘Not Being Invited’ to CPAC

Chris Christie ‘Not Being Invited’ to CPAC

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — There are almost 40 featured speakers at next month’s Conservative Political Action Conference, but one of the most popular Republican governors in the country has yet to receive an invite.New Jer…

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…

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