More Republican Party Articles

  • Mike Huckabee's 2016 battle cry: 'God, Guns, Grits and Gravy'

    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has cemented his place as a likely 2016 presidential candidate by signing a deal for a campaign-style book that will assail “government intrusion” under President Obama and spell out his agenda to make America great again. The southerner’s book will be...

  • Spoiler alert! Democrats aren't fans of CPAC

    Calling the annual Conservative Political Action Conference an “agenda-setting moment” for Republicans, the Democratic National Committee set out to disparage conservatism while riling up its base.

  • Paul Ryan: GOP needs to win converts, not burn heretics

    Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., took the stage at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference to urge the Republican Party to become the "party of ideas," concerned less with "burn[ing] heretics" and more with winning converts. "Let the other side be the party of personalities," he said. "We...

  • Paul Ryan to headline Iowa Republican Party dinner

    In a move sure to stoke further buzz that the 2012 Republican candidate for vice president has not ruled out a bid for the presidency in 2016, Ryan will headline the Iowa Republican Party's annual Lincoln Dinner on April 11.

  • Texas Republicans send Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst to runoff with state Sen. Dan Patrick

    First, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's dreams of higher political office were snatched away by Ted Cruz and the tea party, who defeated him in a bid to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate. Now he's fighting just to keep his job.

  • 'Somewhat conservative' voters are the real driving force in the GOP

    First one month, then two days before the presidential election of 2012, Henry Olsen, (then of the American Enterprise Institute and now with the Ethics and Public Policy Center) wrote two different articles explaining how and why Mitt Romney would lose, because he was not making emotional...

  • DNC car magnets: Let other drivers know you're NOT a Republican!

    The Democratic Party has a new fun contest, allowing participants to vote for one of three car magnet designs, including one that says “not a Republican” with the Democratic National Committee's symbol below the words. The other two designs are pretty simple — one says “take back the...

  • Whatever its faults, the Tea Party identified the right target

    It's been five years since Rick Santelli's CNBC "rant that shook the world" helped give rise to the Tea Party movement.

From the Weekly Standard