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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, left, speaks while her daughter Chelsea Clinton, listens during the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York, on Sept. 26, 2013.

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Hillary Clinton, former U.S. secretary of state, left, speaks while her daughter Chelsea Clinton, listens during the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York, on Sept. 26, 2013.

Clinton Documentary Pre-Empted: Producer Says No One’s Talking

Updated at 12:43 pm EDT CNN’s planned documentary about Hillary Clinton which so angered Republican Party leaders that they voted to ban the network from 2016 presidential primary debates has been cancelled, according to the project’s director. In a blog...

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Wide receiver Cole Beasley #11 of the Dallas Cowboys pulls in a touchdown pass against cornerback Joselio Hanson #23 of the Oakland Raiders during the second quarter of a preseason game on August 9, 2013.

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Wide receiver Cole Beasley #11 of the Dallas Cowboys pulls in a touchdown pass against cornerback Joselio Hanson #23 of the Oakland Raiders during the second quarter of a preseason game on August 9, 2013.

Christie to N.Y. Giants: Sorry

Chris Christie, New Jersey’s blunt-spoken Republican governor, will be in Texas this weekend raising Republican cash. And watching the Dallas Cowboys play a home game against the New York Giants. Don’t expect him to be pulling for the Giants, who...

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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivers remarks during the second day of the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15, 2013.

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Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivers remarks during the second day of the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on March 15, 2013.

Romney Gives Excess Campaign Cash to House Republicans

Having failed to win the White House, Mitt Romney is using his leftover campaign funds to help the Republicans retain control of the House of Representatives. Romney’s joint fundraising committee with the Republican National Committee and state parties contributed $743,704...

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets Asian American supporters as he campaigns at Van Dyck park in Fairfax, Va., on Sept. 13, 2012.

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets Asian American supporters as he campaigns at Van Dyck park in Fairfax, Va., on Sept. 13, 2012.

RNC’s Asian-American Outreach: Hires

Jeb Bush has called Asian-Americans the canary in the Republican Party’s coal mine. Look past the 71 percent of Hispanic voters who sided with President Barack Obama in November, the Florida Republican has suggested, and one will find the 74...

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Texas delegates during the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida on August 30, 2012.

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Texas delegates during the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Florida on August 30, 2012.

RNC Told: Fewer Debates, More Populism, More Women on TV

Updated at 9:40 am EDT A Republican National Committee report says the party should change the way it recruits candidates, talks to voters, uses technology, raises money and reaches out to minorities in an effort to appeal to a broader base of voters and...

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in Iowa.

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Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal in Iowa.

Jindal’s Warning to ‘The Stupid Party’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is a “shining star” of the Republican Party, “someone you can believe in,” Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said last night in Charlotte as he introduced the RNC winter convention’s keynote speaker. Jindal proceeded to...

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The Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

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The Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

Republican Re-branding Mirrored by States: ‘Lincoln Republicans’

As Republican National Committee members meet in Charlotte to plot a way toward more electoral success, state parties are copying the national party’s reinvention study. Pat Brady, chairman of the Illinois Republican Party, announced today that he’s forming his own...

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Henry Barbour

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Henry Barbour

Barbour 2.0: Republican Renewal

Henry Barbour, nephew of the former Republican National Committee chairman and one-time Mississippi governor, wants to see his party grow and win again at the national level. In a wide-ranging interview in his office in Jackson, Mississippi, Barbour talked about...

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Delegates sit at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa.

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Delegates sit at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa.

RNC Asks What Went Wrong — Working on Getting it Right in 2016

The Republican National Committee has created a study group to examine ways to improve the party’s image and win more elections. The initiative, called the Growth and Opportunity Project, was announced today by party chairman Reince Priebus and comes after...

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