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Wiretap: Republicans can’t change, won’t change on immigration

The three sentences written by the Republican National Committee on immigration reform that will haunt Republicans in the 2016 presidential election and maybe even in the 2014 midterms.

First anti-Obamacare ad hits the airwaves

The Republican National Committee (RNC) released its first anti-health care reform ad this week. The ad is being released as the White House celebrates the two-year anniversary of the law’s passage.

RNC launches ad blitz against Affordable Care Act

As election season kicks into high gear, the Republican National Committee is launching an ad campaign aimed at 2010′s health care reform law.

Colorado GOP Wadhams-Harvey feud now spotlighting Harvey finances

The feud between outgoing state Republican Party Chair Dick Wadhams and state Sen. Ted Harvey, who aims to succeed him, is exploding with revelations about Harvey’s financial history.

No record of McInnis donations to RNC

GOP candidate for governor Scott McInnis, who is drawing heat this week for releasing only partial and sketchy details on his income and charitable...

Conservative donors see latest RNC scandal as ‘nail in the coffin’

The “suggested amount” portion of the donation form is crossed out. There isn’t a box to check for no donation, so the would-be donor has simply drawn and filled in a new bubble and scrawled “NO.”

The no-chick party: GOP (still) on the hunt for ladies

The Republican party struggles to find women candidates and the Republican National Committee's special person in charge of lady-finding may be part of the...

Looking to settle score, GOP seizes on Reid gaffe

Moments before midnight on Friday, Marc Ambinder blogged at The Atlantic about some of the “juiciest revelations” in “Game Change,” a behind-the-scenes book on the 2008 presidential campaign by journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. According to the authors, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was bullish on Barack Obama’s chances at becoming the first African-American president because he was “light-skinned” and had “no Negro dialect, unless he wanted to have one.”

A real Socialist responds to ‘Democrat Socialist Party’ resolution

I just talked to Frank Llewellyn, the national director of the Democratic Socialists of America, who was understandably nonplussed by the Republican National Committee’s “Democrat Socialist Party” resolution. “It’s objectionable,” said Llewellyn, “because they’re giving socialism a bad name by associating it with the Democrats, who are the second-most capitalist party in the world. The election of this president, sadly, hasn’t changed that.”

RNC member Nunez backs ‘Democrat Socialist Party’ rebranding effort

Lilly Nuñez, a Highlands Ranch politico and state committeewoman to the Republican National Committee, thinks she knows what ails the nation. And it's nothing a quickie name change won't solve.
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