RNC Chairman: Party Debt Is Worse Than Numbers Sheet Shows

Is this real or is Priebus buying himself more time? Newly elected Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus took the job with $23 million in debt and cut a third of the staff he inherited from his predecessor, the controversial and gaffe-prone Michael … Continued

Roll Call: Rehberg Will Challenge Tester In 2012

U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., will announce later this week he is running for the U.S. Senate in 2012 for the seat held by Democratic Sen. Jon Tester, a Washington, D.C., publication has reported. Citing “a knowledgeable Montana GOP political … Continued

Barbour Heading To Israel

Add Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) to the list of potential 2012 White House contenders visiting Israel. The Republican Jewish Coalition announced Tuesday that it is sponsoring Barbour’s trip Israel starting this weekend. Barbour’s trip comes on the heels of former … Continued

O’Connell On Florida Obamacare Ruling At Politico Arena

Ford O’Connell’s response to today’s Politico “The Arena” question, “Health care reform gasping for air?”: From the outset, the individual mandate requirement of Obamacare has been the major sticking point for conservatives. Until the president and Congress remove this component, … Continued

Angle’s Next Job: Makeup Salesman?

Wow… Sharron Angle (R) came up short in her race against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D), but she hasn’t totally faded into the background. Speculation about Angle’s next move has mostly focused on another Senate run in 2012 or even … Continued

DCCC Picks 19 Early GOP House Targets

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has pegged its first GOP targets of the 2012 cycle, launching radio and Web ads in the districts of 19 House Republicans this week. Democrats need to pick up 25 House seats to win … Continued

Gallup: GOP Needs To Listen To The Tea Party

About 7 in 10 national adults, including 88% of Republicans, say it is important that Republican leaders in Congress take the Tea Party movement’s positions and objectives into account as they address the nation’s problems. Among Republicans, 53% rate this … Continued