Four years in the making, Virginia’s far-flung tea party groups will officially plant their “Don’t Tread on Me” flag not only on the Republican Party but on its nominees for the state’s highest offices as well at this weekend’s state GOP convention.
The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart ridiculed Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s speech at Howard University, and the comedian offered Paul a “history lesson” rebuttal on how the Republican senator’s party has alienated African-American voters.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, says in a speech at Howard University that he hopes black voters will be more open to the Republican Party.
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says Republicans face a “daunting task” in connecting with black voters and are often cast as “uncaring” in their policies — something that he says he wants to change.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is scheduled to speak on Wednesday at Howard University.
Alaskan Rep. Don Young, one of the most senior Republicans in the House, has apologized for using the racial slur “wetbacks” in referring to Hispanic migrant workers.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio implored Republicans to reconnect with middle-class voters. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul basked in the glow of his lengthy filibuster, facing a sea of “Stand With Rand” signs. And former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush predicted the nation’s greatest century if the GOP becomes the party of “inclusion and acceptance.”
Republican Mitt Romney apologized for losing the presidential election as he returned to the national stage on Friday, promising to work in a diminished role alongside conservative activists to help strengthen the GOP.
President Obama spoke to top-tier donors of Organizing for Action Tuesday night despite facing criticism from campaign finance watchdogs.
Under fire from the conservatives in his own Republican Party, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell sent the Obama administration a letter ruling out Medicaid expansion in the 10 months left in McDonnell’s term.