More Republican Party Articles

  • NRA head Wayne LaPierre rips press, 'political elites' for feeling of American decline

    National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre delivered a blistering campaign-style speech Thursday, blaming the media and gun-control proponents for a decline in American economic standing and for threatening "God-given" gun rights.

  • Chris Christie receives warm reception at conservative CPAC conference

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has not always counted among his fans and supporters the conservative Republicans who attend the Conservative Political Action Conference each year.

  • Jay Carney: GOP doesn't want to 'fix' Obamacare

    The White House, on the defensive over the latest Obamacare delay, deflected criticism Thursday about President Obama's unilateral actions and accused Republicans of providing no serious alternative to the Affordable Care Act. “You know they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- they...

  • 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

  • Kristol Podcast: The GOP's Prospects in 2014 & 2016

    THE WEEKLY STANDARD Podcast with editor William Kristol on the GOP's prospects in 2014 and 2016. This podcast can be downloaded here . Subscribe to THE WEEKLY STANDARD's iTunes podcast...

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  • Monotony Motors

    Anyone who’s ever misplaced the family car in a parking lot at the mall must surely sense that we are not living in a golden era of automobile design. Gazing in panic out across that vast tar...

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  • ‘Core’ Al Qaeda Gathering in Yemen

    A video of a large al Qaeda gathering in Yemen has raised eyebrows in the press. Nasir al Wuhayshi, the head of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), as well as general manager of al...

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