More Republican Party Articles

  • Republican factions can't change the facts

    At a time when polls show public opinion turning against the Democrats, some Republicans seem to be turning against each other. Even with the prospect of being able to win control of the Senate in this fall's elections, some Republicans are busy manufacturing ammunition for their own circular...

  • Republicans should hammer away on the growth theme

    Sizing up last week's unexpected congressional win by Florida Republican David Jolly, Kim Strassel of the Wall Street Journal wrote, "The Republicans who win this fall will be those who have serious answers to the attacks leveled on them -- about Obamacare, the economy, women's and seniors'...

  • With focus on winning the Senate, GOP factions opt for coexistence

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry endorsed the re-election of Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Saturday, giving the Republican leader in the Senate another boost on his way to re-election. “Leaders like Mitch McConnell who have the courage to stand up for conservative principles, even when it means...

  • Examiner Editorial: Nancy Pelosi should identify her Republican 'colleague' --- if he exists

    Shortly before she and her fellow Democrats lost their House majority in the 2010 midterm elections, then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a warning that, if voters put Republicans back in control, the nation would soon be afflicted by a return to "the politics of personal destruction." If that term...

  • RNC Chairman Reince Priebus: Primary changes will rebuild GOP

    Planned changes to the Republican Party's presidential selection process are part of a rebuilding process that will strengthen the GOP brand and hopefully make its presidential nominee more competitive in 2016, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told California Republicans on...

  • Bobby Jindal steps out in New Hampshire

    NASHUA, N.H. -- When Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal traveled to New Hampshire on Friday, he came armed with jokes. "I wonder, are we witnessing the most extremely liberally ideological administration in our country's modern history?" Jindal, a Republican weighing running for president in 2016,...

  • Top Republican: U.S. needs 1 million more immigrants, not less

    A top Republican campaigning for immigration reform is warning that America needs at least 1 million more immigrants every year just for basic farming and construction jobs, not ban like some in the party are advocating. Carlos Gutierrez, Commerce secretary under former President George W....

  • A Colorado Republican shakeup in the race for governor

    Former Rep. Bob Beauprez, R-Colo., easily jumped into the Colorado Republican primary race for governor, moving quickly to fight his way to the top of the ticket. After announcing his bid for governor, he Finished second in the caucus straw poll a day later. Since then he has announced big...

  • Kentucky GOP, eyeing state House takeover, plots Obamacare vote

    Republicans seeking to take over the House for the first time in nearly 100 years plan a vote that would force Democrats to register their support of President Obama's signature health care law.

  • Illinois GOP hopefuls address school 'clout' issue

    The three lawmakers seeking the Republican nomination for governor still are facing questions about their roles in a five-year-old admissions scandal at the University of Illinois.

  • Primary for shot at Dick Durbin poses dilemma for Illinois Republicans

    Does a West Point graduate and business owner with little name recognition give them their best shot at beating three-term Sen. Dick Durbin? Or is it a dairy magnate and state senator who has run twice for the office unsuccessfully, and has had past gaffes about immigrants and abortion?

  • Republican Party ups investment in Colorado

    The Republican National Committee is pouring resources into Colorado, adding more than a dozen staffers as a new Senate candidate and sagging poll numbers for Democrats raise GOP hopes of ending the party's decade-long drought on top-of-the-ticket wins in the state.

  • Republican David Jolly wins Florida-13 special election, narrowly

    Republican David Jolly has defeated Democrat Alex Sink by a 49-percent to 47-percent margin in the special election in Florida's 13th congressional district, according to current returns.



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Closing of the Academic Mind

    From Brandeis on the Atlantic to Azusa on the Pacific, an iron curtain has descended across academia. Behind that line lie all the classrooms of the ancient schools of America. Wesleyan, Brown,...

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  • Why Not an Open Convention?

    When the Republican National Committee adopted a new primary calendar in January, few people fully thought through the impact. Successfully and necessarily fighting the last war, Chairman Reince...

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  • NATO Is Still the Answer

    The continuing Ukraine crisis raises both a critical “what if?” question and a pressing policy issue. What if, in April 2008, the Europeans had not rejected President Bush’s proposal to...

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