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  • State GOP convention formally starts in Minot

    Oil rich and conservative North Dakota is "paving the way for the rest of the country to go from blue to red," GOP National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told state Republicans on Saturday.


  • ** FILE ** In this Jan. 24, 2014, file photo, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is seen at the RNC winter meeting in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    RNC: We can use the color blue if we want to; Dems can be the party of 'red tape'

    The Republican National Committee says they're no longer going to be cornered into a one-color scheme — so they're adding a little blue.


  • FILE-In this Jan. 24, 2014 file photo, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is seen at the RNC winter meeting in Washington. Having fallen short twice recently, Ohio is making a big push to land the 2016 Republican National Convention with three cities bidding as finalists, eager to reassert its Midwestern political clout to a party that may be slowly moving away from it. In interviews, RNC chairman Reince Priebus and members of the selection committee including chairwoman Enid Mickelsen downplayed swing state status as a top factor in their decision, emphasizing that having at least $55 million in private fundraising, as well as hotel space and creating a good "delegate experience" were more important. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    Reince Priebus urges GOP to tone down anti-immigrant rhetoric

    Republican Party chief Reince Priebus said Tuesday that the GOP can make big gains among Hispanic voters even if it doesn’t support legalizing illegal immigrants, as long as the party finds better messengers and tones down anti-immigrant rhetoric.


  • Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has received credit for making changes necessary to help the GOP win a special congressional election in Florida last week. (Associated Press)

    A year after RNC postmortem: GOP outreach advances, but key voters still distant

    Republican officials said Monday that they have improved their nuts-and-bolts campaign and are making big strides in voter outreach — but there is little evidence that it is making a difference in reaching the minorities, women and young voters who are key to winning national elections.


  • Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus speaks before the California Republican Party 2014 Spring Convention Friday, March 14, 2014, in Burlingame, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    RNC chairman: Primary changes will rebuild GOP

    Planned changes to the Republican Party's presidential selection process are part of a rebuilding process that will strengthen the GOP brand and hopefully make its presidential nominee more competitive in 2016, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told California Republicans on Friday, calling the GOP's current primary process "a complete disaster."


  • House Speaker John A. Boehner, who once embraced the tea party and was a regular at CPAC, is now an outsider with no invitation to the event. (Associated Press)

    House Speaker John Boehner gets official snub by CPAC

    House Speaker John A. Boehner, who has tangled repeatedly with the right wing of the Republican Party, has not been invited to this week's Conservative Political Action Conference.


  • In this Jan. 24, 2014, photo, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus is seen at the RNC winter meeting in Washington. The dueling faces of a conflicted political party were on display for all to see at the just-concluded RNC meeting. The reminder of the divisions comes a year after Priebus published a report aimed at modernizing the party and boosting its ranks, and as Republicans eye their best chance at taking control of both houses of Congress since 2002. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    RNC considers 2016 national convention sites

    The Republican National Committee began the process Monday of listening to the sales pitches from the cities vying to host the 2016 GOP national convention, where the party's standard-bearer will be nominated.


  • ** FILE ** The Rev. Al Sharpton, founder and president of the National Action Network, speaks at the Let Freedom Ring ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Confronting race-baiting at MSNBC

    The race card is the overworked joker in the deck of every media and political hack. When a Democratic partisan lays it on the table, the Republican instinct is to head for the exit, leaving his cards, chips and courage behind.


  • MSNBC apologies for tweet that drew GOP ire

    MSNBC's president apologized for an offensive tweet and fired the person responsible Thursday after a top Republican suggested that GOP officials should boycott the news network.


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