Republican Party - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

Republican Party

Latest Stories

4_282015_ap872225495258201.jpg

4_282015_ap872225495258201.jpg

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, California Republican, participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington with members of the House GOP leadership on March 24, 2015. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Puerto Rico GOP 2016 Bush.JPEG-0eef4.jpg

Puerto Rico GOP 2016 Bush.JPEG-0eef4.jpg

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes a selfie with a supporter's phone after holding a town hall meeting with Puerto Rico's Republican Party in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The 2016 GOP presidential prospect delivered a speech on economic opportunities peppered with Spanish. He's fluent in the language, and often uses it in Florida, but it's rarely heard in Republican presidential campaign politics. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

4_272015_photo-final8201.jpg

4_272015_photo-final8201.jpg

The alma maters of current GOP presidential hopefuls do not include Ivy League schools. (Washington Times graphic)

4_262015_hutchinson8201.jpg

4_262015_hutchinson8201.jpg

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has common-sense advice on uniting the Republican Party. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

4_262015_b3brultelgelection8201.jpg

4_262015_b3brultelgelection8201.jpg

Illustration on innovative campaigning for the GOP in 2016 by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

4_222015_ap9657722105228201.jpg

4_222015_ap9657722105228201.jpg

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker broke from the GOP by saying that there should be limits on how many legal immigrants should be allowed to enter the U.S. (Associated Press)

4_162015_beltway-walker-scot8201.jpg

4_162015_beltway-walker-scot8201.jpg

Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is just one of many prominent members of the GOP who will be on hand for the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Summit starting Friday. (associated press)

4_152015_gop-2016-paul8201.jpg

4_152015_gop-2016-paul8201.jpg

In a crowded GOP field, presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, stands out for his views on foreign policy and immigration, analysts say. (Associated Press)

4_132015_gop-2016-rubio-148201.jpg

4_132015_gop-2016-rubio-148201.jpg

Son of Immigrants: Sen. Marco Rubio is using his personal story to introduce himself to voters as he campaigns for the GOP presidential nomination. (Associated Press)

4_132015_ap872225495258201.jpg

4_132015_ap872225495258201.jpg

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 24, 2015, with members of the House GOP leadership. (Associated Press) **FILE**

4_122015_b3-you-openings-for8201.jpg

4_122015_b3-you-openings-for8201.jpg

GOP sees opportunity illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

4_9_2015_b3-lambro8201.jpg

4_9_2015_b3-lambro8201.jpg

Illustration on GOP presidential candidates' need to focus on the failed economy and job creation by Alexander Hunter/The Washington times

20150404-national-news-cover.jpg

20150404-national-news-cover.jpg

National Edition News cover for April 4, 2015 - Religious freedom fight energizes conservatives, spurs backlash against GOP: Thousands of opponents of Indiana Senate Bill 101, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, rally against the legislation on the lawn of the Indiana State House. (Associated Press)

3_302015_womens-conference-28201.jpg

3_302015_womens-conference-28201.jpg

Likely GOP presidential contender Carly Fiorina, who was chief executive officer of Hewlett Packard, supports zero-based budgeting and has argued for its merits. (Associated Press)

3_262015_ap2760380444928201.jpg

3_262015_ap2760380444928201.jpg

Dan Stein, president of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, said Thursday during a debate that former Sen. Rick Santorum is the strongest advocate for strict immigration in the GOP's possible presidential candidate pool. (Associated Press)

20150323-national-news-cover.jpg

20150323-national-news-cover.jpg

National Edition News cover for March 23, 2015 - Cruz, Paul to start GOP presidential race: FILE - In this July 16, 2013 file photo Republican Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, and Ted Cruz of Texas take part in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. About two months ago Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona likened Cruz and Paul, and others to "wacko birds" for their style of confrontational politics. Paul responded to the party's 2008 presidential candidate and 5th term senator by saying, "The GOP of old has grown stale and moss-covered. I don't think we need to name any names, do we?" (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

McConnellBoehner.jpg

McConnellBoehner.jpg

The spending fights will make it tough for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker John A. Boehner to cobble a coalition able to pass a budget, and they are unlikely to get any help from Democrats, who have slammed the twin GOP proposals released this week — one for the House and one for the Senate — as "warmed-over stew." (Associated Press)

3_152015_dem-2016-clinton-past-and-f8201.jpg

3_152015_dem-2016-clinton-past-and-f8201.jpg

Several of the GOP's 2016 presidential contenders, including former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, are hopeful that providing the public with access to their voluminous emails will head off any issues such as the one plaguing former Secretary of State and presumed Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton, who admitted to using a private email address and is thus far refusing to turn over her server to investigators. (associated press)

GOP 2016 Walker.JPEG-04888.jpg

GOP 2016 Walker.JPEG-04888.jpg

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at a training workshop for the New Hampshire state Republican Party in the auditorium at Concord High School Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

3_1_2015_b3-knig-surrender-g8201.jpg

3_1_2015_b3-knig-surrender-g8201.jpg

GOP Surrender Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times