More Republican Party Articles

  • One of the Tea Party's biggest problems is the Republican establishment

    It's with mixed reviews that the Tea Party is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its emergence onto the nation's political scene.

  • Reince Priebus touts Scott Walker's presidential potential

    Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus touted the presidential potential of Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., suggesting that Walker is more likeable than Mitt Romney, and so might mitigate the problem that has made it difficult for Republicans to carry their midterm election successes...

  • 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.



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