Maine Gov. Paul LePage claimed recently that President Barack Obama “hates white people.”
Republican officials are looking to promote a fresh group of diverse rising stars to help resolve their election woes, while frustrated party elders insist that all Republicans must offer more solutions for the nation’s most pressing issues.
The Republican Party must to do a better job reaching out to working class voters, former senator and GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Saturday.
McConnell Aide: ‘Holding My Nose For 2 Years Because What We’re Doing Here Is Going To Be A Big Benefit To Rand In ’16′
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign manager said in a taped telephone conversation earlier this year he was “sorta holding my nose” while doing the job, a less-than-flattering remark about a powerful GOP establishment figure struggling to shore up support among Tea Party voters back home in Kentucky.
The barbs are personal, the differences are multiplying among Republicans, a party divided over spending, foreign policy, a willingness to risk a government shutdown in order to defund the health care law and more.
Sessions: Passage Of Immigration Bill Will Cause Wages Of American Workers To Fall For Next 12 Years
Day after day, Sen. Jeff Sessions argues against an immigration overhaul bill that GOP party leaders, and a sizable share of his Republican colleagues, say is critical to any chance of a national comeback for the party out of power in Washington.
A fresh debate has erupted this week within the GOP over explosive social issues, as House Republicans press for a restrictive abortion measure and a prominent religious conservative urges the party’s 2016 prospective presidential candidates to embrace conservative positions on abortion and gay marriage.
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.