| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Mitt Romney officially clinched the GOP presidential nomination Tuesday when a majority of delegates to the Republican National Convention supported his candidacy.
To roaring cheers in the packed Tampa Bay Times Forum, the delegation from New Jersey...
| Aug 29, 2012
Mitt Romney probably should not try to joke about President Barack Obama's birth certificate. It's potentially offensive and, worse, Romney's not very good at it.
The Republican presidential candidate has the right idea. Humor is an excellent way to...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Friday's jobs report indicating only 96,000 jobs were created in August brought a quick end to any lingering Democratic euphoria from this week's party convention, bringing into sharp reality the challenges President Barack Obamawill face in the two...
| Jan 30, 2013
As the newly re-elected Republican Party chairman, I recognize Republicans must adapt to new political realities if we're going to earn the trust of more American voters. So in the next two years, we're going to take bold moves to renew our party, grow...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans shouldn't worry that President Obama is trying to destroy the GOP. Why would he bother? The party's leaders are doing a pretty good job of it themselves.
As they try to understand why the party lost an election it was confident...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:19 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Republican National Committee released a report Monday charting the party's road to revival -- only for RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to give its most important recommendations the Grand Old Punt.
Tucked into the 100-page document --...
| Mar 20, 2013
Will Republican leaders listen to a bruising new internal report that calls for more minority outreach? First, they have to persuade their party's right-wingers to avoid making younger and nonwhite voters feel about as welcome as a cheeseburger at a vegan...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
| Mar 23, 2013
The Republicans will rise again. It doesn't seem so today, but they will because such are the dynamics of American Democracy.
A few weeks ago I wrote about Republicans' delusional claim that their message was improperly packaged, or as their...
| Mar 24, 2013
The Republican Party has not been on a roll.
In November, it lost seats in the House, gave away seats it should have won in the Senate, and for the fifth time in the last six presidential elections lost the popular vote.
While conservatives attending...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:50 AM
You'd think they'd never seen a scandal before.
Like the nerd hero of some R-rated sex comedy who suddenly finds himself alone with a willing girl for the first time, some on the Republican right are giddy, hyperventilating and acting a little goofy at...