5 other U.S. leaders and the words that tripped them up
Speaking off the cuff is always a bit of a tightrope act for the occupant of the nation's highest office, and even more so when it's in front of a room of reporters.
The GOP's Hypocritical Anti-IRS Push
The RNC is raising money from grassroots supporters with an "Abolish the IRS" campaign.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Can the GOP Lower the Gender Gap?
Republican National Committee chair Reince Priebus had a point when in an appearance on MSNBC's "Daily Rundown," he pushed back at the story published by Politico in which the publication spun two webs that showed the GOP continuing to trail the Democrats among female voters as proof that it was "stuck in the past."
Women think the GOP is 'stuck in the past.' Reince Priebus tries to find the good news.
Reince Priebus is frantically trying to spin the internal Republican polls finding that women don't like the Republican Party because it's "intolerant," "lacking in compassion," and "stuck in the past."
Bloomberg's Jeanne Cummings Claims GOP Wants To Take Away Birth Control
Appearing on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports on Thursday afternoon, Jeanne Cummings, Deputy Managing Editor for Bloomberg News, decided to attack the GOP over their supposed problem with female voters.
Chuck Todd to RNC Chair: Does GOP Have 'Too Many Crazy White Guys?'
Following a poll obtained by Politico yesterday that showed 50% of women voters had a negative view of the Republican Party, Daily Rundown host Chuck Todd asked RNC Chair Reince Priebus if the reason the GOP couldn't appeal to women and minority voters was that the party was infested with crazy white dudes .
Chuck Todd: Women Reject GOP 'Crazy White Guys' With...
In an interview with Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus on MSNBC's The Daily Rundown on Thursday, host and incoming Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd proposed a cause for the GOP's difficulty in attracting women voters: "...do the arguments about contraception end up...putting the party on mute with those same women voters who ... (more)
RNC spends more on Senate field efforts
The Republican National Committee will announce Thursday that it will pour an additional $8 million into get-out-the-vote efforts in targeted Senate races, another acknowledgment that reclaiming control of the chamber remains the GOP's top priority in 2014.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Exclusive - "Priebus: Harry Reid Trying to Hijack 'Sanctity of the Independent Federal Judiciary'
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus slammed President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for working alongside a well-oiled machine of "dark money" leftist donors to engage in "judicial cronyism," packing courts with liberal activist judges.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
US News & World Report
GOP Courts Black Voters with Sweet Tea and Political Talk
Republicans believe they can woo minority voters with ideas , while others argue it's the ideas that need to change.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
RNC doubles down on support for Uber
The Republican National Committee isn't backing away from its support for Uber despite the car service's recent hiring of President Obama's former campaign manager.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
RNC blasts Obama's golfing: 'Where are his priorities?'
The Republican National Committee called out President Obama for continuing his vacation after the beheading of a U.S. photojournalist and as unrest stirs in Ferguson, Mo.
Cybercast News Service
Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank
In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama urges business owners to lobby Congress to renew the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
US News & World Report
President George H.W. Bush Also Golfed Through a Middle East Mess
President George H.W. Bush tips his hat as he drives by in a golf cart with grandson George at the Cape Arundel Golf Club on Aug. 13, 1990, in Kennebunkport, Maine.
Real Clear Politics
GOP Sees Latino Model in NM's Steve Pearce
The last part in a weeklong special report, " Hispanic Voters: Trends and Opportunities ," running this week and sponsored by Univision.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Another Self-Inflicted Wound for the GOP
Republican National Committeeman Henry Barbour gave black Americans a slap in the face when he orchestrated a cynical, race-baiting campaign targeting fellow Republican Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi Senate primary runoff against incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran.
GA-Sen: David Perdue (R) Vows To Be Mitch McConnell's (R. KY) Obstructionist BFF In The Senate
Earlier today, I wrote about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to shutdown the government if Republicans win the U.S. Senate: In an extensive interview here, the typically reserved McConnell laid out his clearest thinking yet of how he would lead the Senate if Republicans gain control of the chamber.
The Washington Post
Uber hired political strategist David Plouffe this week to run what amounts to a national political campaign against the taxi industry.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
GOP chairman says Arkansas key in US Senate fight
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus touted Arkansas' role Tuesday in the party's fight to take control of the U.S. Senate, as he kicked off a series of visits to the state by national GOP figures over the next week.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Janesville Gazette
Walker, Burke, Ryan record 'ice bucket challenges'
Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger Mary Burke are among the latest big names to take the "ice bucket challenge," in which people dowse themselves with freezing water to help raise awareness of Lou Gehrig's disease.