Tag: Republican National Committee

If Only We Could Sue the GOP for Fraud

So, this 70 year-old guy named Bob Heghmann filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court yesterday against “the Republican National Committe and Virginia’s two national GOP committee members, Morton Blackwell and Cynthia Dunbar, as well as the Republican Party of…

Pennsylvania Is Now Ground Zero

Now that New York’s primaries are over, things are about to heat up in my home state of Pennsylvania, which will also host the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. For the Republicans, the state is going to be a hot…

Stop Punching Yourself in the Face

What did the Republican National Committee’s autopsy of the 2012 election tell them about gay marriage and the youth vote? As Warner Wolf used to say, “Let’s go to the video tape.” Younger voters are increasingly put off by the…

For RNC, How’d It Go So Wrong?

After Mitt Romney lost badly in the 2012 presidential election, the Republican National Committee decided to sit down and do some soul-searching and some research. The result was a lengthy paper called the Growth and Opportunity Project. More than anything,…

Michael Steele Lets Us In On the Ruse

After I read Joshua Green’s reporting in Bloomberg, I had to check to see if there is an echo in here. But Trump’s broad popularity and enduring strength among Republicans lend credence to a different interpretation: that his candidacy has…

How Did This Happen to the GOP?

There is something quite satisfying but still vaguely disconcerting about how the Republican National Committee has devolved into a largely impotent organization. Things have been out of whack for a while but I think they’re coming to a head. Consider…