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Nithin Mathew, president of the California College Republicans, speaks at a town hall meeting with the state's Asian Republican leadership during the California Republican Party convention on Feb. 25, 2012 in Burlingame, Calif.

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Nithin Mathew, president of the California College Republicans, speaks at a town hall meeting with the state's Asian Republican leadership during the California Republican Party convention on Feb. 25, 2012 in Burlingame, Calif.

RNC Adds Hispanic Staff — Mission: Countering Democratic Advantage

The Hispanic and Asian payroll at the Republican National Committee continues to grow, as the party works to boost its standing with the nation’s growing minority voting blocs. The RNC is announcing today the hiring of seven additional Hispanic “engagement”...

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World War II veteran Arde Ramesbothom, center, of Kansas City, Missouri, and other veterans in his group are greeted and welcomed at the World War II Memorial on October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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World War II veteran Arde Ramesbothom, center, of Kansas City, Missouri, and other veterans in his group are greeted and welcomed at the World War II Memorial on October 2, 2013 in Washington, DC.

RNC Offers to Fund WWII Memorial

The Republican National Committee is offering to pay to keep the World War II Memorial in Washington open during the government shutdown, an action the Democratic National Committee is calling a stunt. “The Obama administration has decided they want to...

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The Russian rocket Sputnik III is presented in Brussels during an international show in this 1958 file photo.

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The Russian rocket Sputnik III is presented in Brussels during an international show in this 1958 file photo.

RNC Technologists Slowly Gaining Ground on Tech Gap

The technologists working to improve the database tools and field organizing for the Republican National Committee briefed reporters in Boston today on their progress in trying to get the party into the modern era of campaigns. President Barack Obama’s two...

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

Republicans Punish Networks: Clinton

Updated at 1:30 pm EDT Republican Party leaders unanimously voted today to prohibit 2016 presidential primary debate partnerships with NBC and CNN because the networks plan to broadcast programs highlighting Hillary Clinton’s life and career. “These programming decisions are an...

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the National Press Club on March 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the National Press Club on March 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

FOX in the NBC House: Priebus’s `Have Cake and Eat It’ Problem

Reince Priebus, Republican Party chairman, is in a bit of a box because of FOX. When Priebus set out to seek a boycott of 2016 presidential debates sponsored by NBC and CNN because the former is planning a mini-series about...

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressing the 51st Delta Sigma Theta National Convention in Washington.

Republican Power Play with CNN, NBC: ‘Dump the Hillary Docs’

As if the Republican Party didn’t have enough on its hands with the rebranding it has taken on following the thumping of 2012: Now chairman Reince Priebus is attempting to tell television networks what they can air. The Republican National...

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President Barack Obama emerges from behind a stack of packing bins as he tours an Amazon fulfillment center with Amazon's Vice President for Worldwide Operations Dave Clark on July 30, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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President Barack Obama emerges from behind a stack of packing bins as he tours an Amazon fulfillment center with Amazon's Vice President for Worldwide Operations Dave Clark on July 30, 2013 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Chattanooga Shoves Editor Who Told Obama to Shove Jobs Plan

“Take Your Jobs Plan and Shove it, Mr. President,” read the headline of the editorial in the Chattanooga Times Free Press the day this week that President Barack Obama landed in town to tout his plan for a corporate tax...

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Texas Governor Rick Perry shakes hands with supporters prior to announcing he will not seek reelection, July 8, 2013, at Holt Cat in San Antonio

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Texas Governor Rick Perry shakes hands with supporters prior to announcing he will not seek reelection, July 8, 2013, at Holt Cat in San Antonio

Perry Not Running for Reelection

“The time has come to pass on the mantle of leadership,” Texas Gov. Rick Perry said today, announcing that he will not seek re-election. The Republican who sought his party’s presidential nomination in 2012 said he will spend some time...

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Protestors demonstrate calling for immigration reform in front of the Illinois GOP headquarters on June 27, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Protestors demonstrate calling for immigration reform in front of the Illinois GOP headquarters on June 27, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.

RNC’s Priebus: Hispanic Pitch

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has been stressing the need for his party to do a better job reaching out to a variety of groups. Today, he’ll try to do just that, as he addresses a gathering of Hispanic leaders in Chicago. Republicans know...

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