The Republican National Committee passed resolutions Friday reaffirming its commitment to defining marriage as a union solely between one man and one woman, and calling on the Supreme Court to “uphold the sanctity of marriage” as it weighs cases involving same-sex marriage.Read full article >>
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The Republican National Committee passed resolutions Friday reaffirming its commitment to defining marriage as between a man and a woman, and calling on the Supreme Court to "uphold the sanctity of marriage" as it weighs rulings on two landmark cases involving gay marriage.Read full article >>
Conventional wisdom dictates that the Hispanic community in the United States is far more supportive of overhauling the immigration system and allowing those who are in the country illegally to be given a path to citizenship than the population as a whole.Read full article >>
Some social conservatives are threatening to decamp from the Republican Party if officials do not recommit to their issues.
In a letter to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, the leaders of 13 social conservative groups demand a reaffirmation of the 2012 party platform, which calls for a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and supports the Defense of Marriage Act.Read full article >>
A GOP-friendly electoral map, along with a spate of retirements among red-state Democratic senators, has once again favorably positioned Republicans to take control of the Senate in 2014.
But Republican operatives are working feverishly to ensure that the bitter split between the party establishment and insurgent tea party conservatives does not lead to a squandered opportunity and GOP disappointment for the third consecutive cycle of elections.Read full article >>
For a Republican Party embarked on a mission of modernization, an ethnic slur uttered by a senior House Republican this week offered an unwelcome reminder of the past.
Rep. Don Young (Alaska) used a derogatory term for Latinos in a radio interview Thursday, less than two weeks after the Republican National Committee issued a post-election report that called for broadening the party’s tent.Read full article >>
For Republicans seeking to cast off the image of the party as intolerant of opposing views and lifestyles, it's been one step forward and two steps back of late.
Less than two weeks after the Republican National Committee unveiled its 2012 election autopsy an emphasis on broadening the party's tent, Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) used an ethnic slur for Latinos in a radio interview Thursday. Young's comments served as the latest wake-up call for Republicans in their nascent effort to woo a more diverse cross-section of America.Read full article >>
Republican leaders on Friday denounced Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) for his use of the derogatory term "wetback" during a radio interview.
Among the first to criticize Young were House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas).Read full article >>
Some Republicans in Michigan are calling for the resignation of Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema after Agema posted an article to his Facebook page that references the "filthy" lifestyle of homosexuals.Read full article >>