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Reince Priebus won election as Republican National Committee chairman for a second two-year term Friday afternoon.
It's not as if Republicans didn't see this storm coming. In fact, Tampa, where the GOP is preparing to gather for its quadrennial nominating convention, previously was rejected for exactly this reason.
Four years ago, Ben Affleck was a familiar presence around the Democratic convention, packing produce for charity and even winning a poker tournament. Singer Fergie performed with her Black Eyed Peas. Sheryl Crow sang, too, with Susan Sarandon joining in from the audience.
Senate leaders on Tuesday reached a deal to prevent subsidized student loan rates from doubling, a compromise backed by the White House but one that still must pass muster in the GOP-led House.
A White House spokesman Monday called Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus "desperate" for comparing President Obama to the Italian cruise ship captain who abandoned the passengers of his sinking vessel.
The RNC enjoyed a fourth quarter of fundraising in 2011 that shows it is able to compete with the Democrats again.
The Republican National Committee raised more than $9 million in September as the party prepares to challenge President Obama next year.
Wisconsin GOP Chairman Reince Priebus has been elected the new chairman of the Republican National Committee, offering a fresh face and the promise of a new management style for the party as it gears up for the 2012 presidential election cycle.
Wisconsin Republican Party chief Reince Priebus has the early momentum as Republican National Committee members gathered Friday afternoon to choose the party's next chairman.
Embattled GOP Chairman Michael Steele came in second in the Republican National Committee's first round of voting.
Heard enough about "junk"? The ruckus over security pat-downs in airports could get a lot noisier. And more expensive.
The 2010 elections barely over, nearly three dozen current and incoming Republican governors already are looking to the next election, aiming to capitalize on victories in presidential battlegrounds while working to shed the GOP's white-guy image.
Michael Steele, former Republican National Committee chairman, said the GOP had an opportunity this election to connect with black voters on unemployment, health disparities, incarceration and other issues.