Sen. Lamar Alexander, the No. 3 leader of the Republicans in the Senate, on Wednesday accused the Obama administration of creating "an enemies list," comparing the recent criticism by the White House of the Chamber of Commerce, the Fox News Channel and other political opponents to the behavior of the Nixon administration.
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In a fundraising e-mail to conservatives, Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele compared a group of New Jersey schoolchildren singing the praises of "Barack Hussein Obama" to "the type of propaganda you would see in Stalin's Russia or Kim Jong Il's North Korea."
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President Obama is leaving Washington Thursday for a fairly non-partisan cause, lobbying the International Olympic Committee to hold the 2016 games in Chicago, but he still can't escape GOP criticism.
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By Perry Bacon Jr. When conservative activists met two years ago at their Values Voters...
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Is the intensity of the anger at President Obama recently on display in protests and conservative media something new -- or has it been there all along?
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By Ben Pershing The Republican National Committee is looking to win increased attention for...
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Reversing an earlier trend, the Democratic National Committee outraised the Republican National Committee in July, but the RNC continues to hold a cash edge as the parties arm themselves for electoral battle.
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Republicans today sharply attacked President Obama and congressional Democrats, accusing them of wasting money on an economic stimulus plan that hasn't worked.
Posted on July 2, 2009 at 02:01 PM ET | Comments (16)
By Jerry Markon Senate Republicans are requesting more documents and copies of speeches from Supreme...
Posted on June 10, 2009 at 06:01 PM ET | Comments (16)
Colin Powell came out swinging this week in the ongoing scuffle with former vice president Dick Cheney and radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.
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Declaring "the honeymoon is over," Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele called for Republicans to start attacking President Obama directly and stop focusing on lesser known figures such as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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Roberta McCain appeared on NBC's "The Tonight Show" and slammed conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, saying "he does not belong to the Republican Party that I belong to."
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For the Cheneys, attacks on the Obama administration are becoming a family affair.
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By Perry Bacon Jr. Looking to rebrand a struggling Republican Party, a group of party...
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Michael Steele has had a rocky start to his tenure as chairman of the RNC....
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By Joel Achenbach Socialism in America: That's a big theme we're picking up as we...
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Conservative commentators trash Louisiana governor's performance.
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The pre-speech spinning began well before the sun came up, helped along by Republican National Committee press secretary Alex Conant.
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Just moments after his election as the first African American Republican National Committee chairman, Former Maryland Lt. Governor Michael Steele and members of the local GOP react. (Video by Hamil Harris / The Washington Post)
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Republicans who are vying to lead the national party offer a mix of reactions to the decision by one candidate for the job to mail out a music CD including the song "Barack the Magic Negro."
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A candidate for chairman of the Republican National Committee sent committee members this month a holiday music CD that included "Barack the Magic Negro," a parody song first aired in 2007 by talk show host Rush Limbaugh.
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Palin announced today that she will be front and center at the Republican Governors Association annual meeting in Miami this week, delivering remarks about "Looking Toward the Future" and holding a news conference.
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The latest ad from the Republican National Committee's independent expenditure unit continues the GOP's harsh attacks on Barack Obama's experience.
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President Bush paid a surprise visit to the headquarters of the Republican National Committee, wishing luck to GOP staffers in a year that is shaping up as a potential disaster for the party.
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Del Quentin Wilber has the story here, and Chris Cillizza susses out the electoral implications...
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The ad questions Barack Obama's experience and his ability to deal with a major crisis.
Posted on October 25, 2008 at 06:11 PM ET | Comments (47)
Nielsen Media has released findings in re: which cable shows are most "engaging" among self-identified Dems and GOP-ers.
Posted on October 21, 2008 at 02:31 PM ET | Comments (1)
The Republican Party is in the midst of an identity crisis, but it is nothing compared to what could happen if McCain loses and the party suffers a shellacking in House and Senate races.
Posted on October 21, 2008 at 12:36 PM ET | Comments (231)
By Ed O'Keefe The RNC's independent expenditure unit will spend $18 million in the...
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New voters in New Hampshire are more likely to be Democrats than longtime ones -- and also now make up a third of voters statewide.
Posted on October 15, 2008 at 11:08 AM ET | Comments (10)
A Republican state official seeks police and security personnel willing to observe voting in inner-city Milwaukee. The Obama campaign says the official's e-mail could raise concerns among voters, a charge a GOP spokeswoman rejects as a distraction.
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When the McCain campaign abruptly pulled out of Michigan two weeks ago, some Obama aides and top Democrats in the state's congressional delegation dismissed it as a ploy and argued the GOP would be back in the state full-time, big-time. And indeed, since that stunning announcement Oct. 2, it's not as if the Republicans have disappeared.
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Updated 11:15 p.m. By Dan Eggen ST. LOUIS--After finally convincing Congress to approve his administration's...
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The record sum should allow Sen. John McCain to compete with his well-funded rival for the presidency.
Posted on October 2, 2008 at 08:04 PM ET | Comments (6)
A new ad from the Republican National Committee's independent expenditure unit seems to dismiss the economic bailout proposals that John McCain continues to work on.
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Andrea Mitchell gets deluged by balloons.
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A behind-the-scenes look at the one group that unifies members of the Republican Party.
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Demonstrators who protested McCain's position on the war inside the RiverCentre in St. Paul were not arrested.
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Excerpts from The Post's live television show.
Posted on September 4, 2008 at 09:24 PM ET | Comments (25)
John McCain's campaign has released limited advance excerpts from his remarks tonight to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul.
Posted on September 4, 2008 at 07:42 PM ET | Comments (11)
The Redskins coaching legend and current NASCAR impresario is slated to speak at the Xcel Energy Center between 8 and 9 p.m., EST.
Posted on September 4, 2008 at 06:14 PM ET | Comments (35)
Reactions to Palin speech from women around the country.
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Live reports from inside the convention hall.
Posted on September 3, 2008 at 10:39 PM ET | Comments (49)
Praises McCain-Palin ticket but has concerns about Post crossword puzzle.
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Earlier today the Republican National Convention released the line-up for tonight's events, which are organized...
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Where was last night's Fred Thompson when he was running for president?
Posted on September 3, 2008 at 03:09 PM ET | Comments (31)
Female Republicans embraced identity politics with gusto today, defending Sarah Palin's experience against "sexist" attacks.
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Not only were Cindy McCain and all seven McCain children waiting at the bottom of the stairs, so was the family of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and her intended new son-in-law.
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Scenes from Ron Paul's "Rally for the Republic," held on the second day of the Republican National Convention in downtown Minneapolis.
Posted on September 2, 2008 at 11:56 PM ET | Comments (26)
Conservatives confident of victory in November.
Posted on September 2, 2008 at 11:51 PM ET | Comments (39)
As prepared for delivery.
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As prepared for delivery.
Posted on September 2, 2008 at 10:15 PM ET | Comments (23)
The McCain campaign is hoping to define the vice presidential nominee in the minds of its supporters.
Posted on September 2, 2008 at 07:04 PM ET | Comments (51)
White House press secretary Dana Perino said today that President Bush believes the pregnancy of Sarah Palin's 17-year-old daughter is a "private family matter."
Posted on September 2, 2008 at 04:02 PM ET | Comments (34)
Palin gave free-form commencement address in June to students at the Wasilla Assembly of God.
Posted on September 2, 2008 at 03:57 PM ET | Comments (69)
Convention planners and McCain officials decide to relaunch campaign after consultations with Federal Emergency Management Agency officials.
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Dana sketches Day 1 of the RNC.
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Goodman was released after being held for over three hours.
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Incident occurred as she walked to the Xcel Center at the start of the Republican Convention in St. Paul, Minn.
Posted on September 1, 2008 at 08:13 PM ET | Comments (118)
McCain and Palin are campaigning as mavericks on a change platform.
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Laura Bush and Cindy McCain address the RNC's opening day.
Posted on September 1, 2008 at 07:32 PM ET | Comments (10)
Fifity-six arrests as protesters march on RNC in St. Paul.
Posted on September 1, 2008 at 07:26 PM ET | Comments (43)
First Lady and wife of GOP presumptive nominee meet with Louisianans in Minn.
Posted on September 1, 2008 at 12:58 PM ET | Comments (4)
Romney and Huckabee stump with McCain and Palin in the home of the River City Rascals.
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GOP convention planners are scrambling to convert festive political parties into charity fundraisers ahead of Hurricane Gustav's landfall.
Posted on August 31, 2008 at 06:18 PM ET | Comments (17)
The White House says that President Bush is unlikely to travel to St. Paul Monday
Posted on August 31, 2008 at 09:33 AM ET | Comments (13)
McCain raises prospect of altering convention plans if hurricane batters the Gulf Coast.
Posted on August 30, 2008 at 05:13 PM ET | Comments (42)
political ads from her 2006 gubernatorial campaign reveal a folksy style that emphasized her youth and accomplishments as mayor of Wasilla, Alaska.
Posted on August 30, 2008 at 11:15 AM ET | Comments (101)
The choice of Palin excites evangelicals and conservative religious leaders.
Posted on August 29, 2008 at 06:44 PM ET | Comments (82)
Palin once cautioned against "overreaction" to global warming concerns.
Posted on August 29, 2008 at 06:18 PM ET | Comments (82)
President calls her "a proven reformer" and "champion of accountability in government."
Posted on August 29, 2008 at 02:38 PM ET | Comments (64)
Speculation about who Sen. John McCain will pick as his vice presidential running mate reached a fever pitch today as all signs pointed to an answer within hours.
Posted on August 28, 2008 at 01:40 PM ET | Comments (286)
Republicans adopted a slimmed down, conservative-leaning platform last night in a unanimous vote.
Posted on August 27, 2008 at 10:18 PM ET | Comments (16)
DNC hands out preparatory materials to reporters going on to St. Paul.
Posted on August 27, 2008 at 07:34 PM ET | Comments (17)
By Juliet Eilperin Republicans started making the final changes to their party platform today in...
Posted on August 26, 2008 at 09:49 PM ET | Comments (7)
The Club for Growth is not satisfied with the lineup of GOP convention speakers announced yesterday.
Posted on August 21, 2008 at 03:47 PM ET | Comments (12)
Former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani will deliver the keynote address at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, the party announced today.
Posted on August 20, 2008 at 02:01 PM ET | Comments (53)
Features Jim Leach, Lincoln Chafee and Rita Hauser.
Posted on August 12, 2008 at 02:40 PM ET | Comments (83)
The RNC puts Obama's Berlin trip in a Web-only campaign spot.
Posted on July 29, 2008 at 04:06 PM ET | Comments (15)
By Paul Kane Former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani continues to try to keep...
Posted on July 24, 2008 at 05:53 PM ET | Comments (0)
President Bush used his final appearance at the annual GOP fundraiser for House and Senate candidates to serve up some of the reddest meat he has dished out in recent days, trashing congressional Democrats.
Posted on June 18, 2008 at 11:08 PM ET | Comments (0)
George W. and Laura Bush talk up the president's brother, Jeb Bush, as a possible future presidential contender. --Dan Eggen
Posted on June 16, 2008 at 11:08 AM ET | Comments (37)
Traveling in Slovenia, Laura Bush praised Hillary Clinton for her "grit and strength" and also came to the defense of Michelle Obama. --Dan Eggen
Posted on June 9, 2008 at 01:11 PM ET | Comments (0)
As has been the case all week, Bush has been fundraising in secret: Today's event is the fifth the White House has closed to the press, in keeping with its long-standing policy regarding fundraisers in private homes. --Michael Abramowitz
Posted on May 29, 2008 at 04:54 PM ET | Comments (8)
The FBI has been notified and asked to investigate allegations of financial fraud at a fund-raising arm of the House Republicans, capping a week of bad news for the beleaguered minority party. --Paul Kane
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Ed Goeas wants everyone to know that Rudy Giuliani is doing just fine, thank you very much. --Michael D. Shear
Posted on December 20, 2007 at 10:46 AM ET | Comments (0)
New York mayor says he is "too old to work for somebody else" and won't be president. -- Juliet Eilperin
Posted on December 14, 2007 at 10:53 AM ET | Comments (2)
After nearly a year of intense campaigning, Bush has become yesterday's news. --Peter Baker
Posted on December 13, 2007 at 11:47 AM ET | Comments (6)
Moderator bars talk of the war. --Jennifer Agiesta
Posted on December 12, 2007 at 05:54 PM ET | Comments (0)
The GOP field holds its final debate in Iowa today. --Michael D. Shear
Posted on December 12, 2007 at 11:32 AM ET | Comments (3)
Congressional backers of Rudy Giuliani launch a new attack on Mitt Romney in New Hampshire.--Michael D. Shear
Posted on December 12, 2007 at 10:05 AM ET | Comments (0)
Jim Gilchrist praises former Arkansas governor's border security plan. --Perry Bacon
Posted on December 11, 2007 at 12:26 PM ET | Comments (0)
Huckabee's rise in polls raises questions about the future of "compassionate conservatism." --Peter Baker
Posted on December 11, 2007 at 11:03 AM ET | Comments (0)
The most surprising conversations running through Republican circles this week are all about Mike Huckabee. --Dan Balz
Posted on December 10, 2007 at 03:10 PM ET | Comments (0)
Huckabee says he'll fight to secure the borders.--Howard Kurtz
Posted on December 10, 2007 at 10:57 AM ET | Comments (0)
Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) convincingly won a straw poll Saturday night at the Virginia Republican...
Posted on December 1, 2007 at 07:32 PM ET | Comments (0)