Republican National Committee http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Republican National Committee en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:19:29 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss A look at the health overhaul proposals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641728/A-look-at-the-health-overhaul-proposals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641728/A-look-at-the-health-overhaul-proposals.html Health insurance companies canceled health policies for millions of Americans under President Barack Obama's overhaul law,... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:20:16 MST Speaker John Boehner: No formal talks on immigration bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641607/Speaker-John-Boehner-No-formal-talks-on-immigration-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641607/Speaker-John-Boehner-No-formal-talks-on-immigration-bill.html Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House will not hold formal, compromise talks on the Senate-passed comprehensive... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:24:40 MST Michael Gerson: The GOP's new reality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589902/The-GOPs-new-reality.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589902/The-GOPs-new-reality.html Following the recent tea-party Tet Offensive -- tactically disastrous but symbolically important -- the Republican... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST Rallying for Virginia Democrat, Obama tears into tea party http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641077/Rallying-for-Virginia-Democrat-Obama-tears-into-tea-party.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641077/Rallying-for-Virginia-Democrat-Obama-tears-into-tea-party.html President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme tea party Republican faction that shut... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 15:47:09 MST Obama heads to Virginia to campaign for Terry McAuliffe http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641061/Obama-heads-to-Virginia-to-campaign-for-Terry-McAuliffe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641061/Obama-heads-to-Virginia-to-campaign-for-Terry-McAuliffe.html President Barack Obama is lending his political heft to Terry McAuliffe's campaign for Virginia governor while Republican Ken... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 09:43:10 MST Obama administration asks people who have successfully purchased insurance to be faces of website http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640952/Obama-administration-asks-people-who-have-successfully-purchased-insurance-to-be-faces-of-website.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640952/Obama-administration-asks-people-who-have-successfully-purchased-insurance-to-be-faces-of-website.html It didn't take long for the friendly-looking young woman whose face was splashed across HealthCare.gov to spiral from smiling... Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:27:22 MDT Michael Gerson: GOP should stop being so negative http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589061/GOP-should-stop-being-so-negative.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589061/GOP-should-stop-being-so-negative.html The American political class is facing a perfect storm of public contempt. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Healthcare.gov failures surface at Hill hearing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640569/Healthcaregov-failures-surface-at-Hill-hearing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640569/Healthcaregov-failures-surface-at-Hill-hearing.html The leading contractors on the Obama administration's troubled health insurance website told Congress Thursday that the... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT House Dems worried by health law rollout woes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640531/House-Dems-worried-by-health-law-rollout-woes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640531/House-Dems-worried-by-health-law-rollout-woes.html House Democrats are worried about persistent problems with the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law —... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:01:12 MDT What others say: Affirm money limits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639461/Affirm-money-limits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639461/Affirm-money-limits.html No one can argue with a straight face that the national political environment is short of money. Democrats and Republicans... Tue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT George F. Will: Changes in how GOP nominates candidates could save the party http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587499/Changes-in-how-GOP-nominates-candidates-could-save-the-party.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587499/Changes-in-how-GOP-nominates-candidates-could-save-the-party.html Reince Priebus from Kenosha, Wisconsin has a presence that is almost as unprepossessing as James Madison's was, and his... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT President Obama, lawmakers to meet on shutdown's 2nd day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639107/President-Obama-lawmakers-to-meet-on-shutdowns-2nd-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639107/President-Obama-lawmakers-to-meet-on-shutdowns-2nd-day.html President Barack Obama called top lawmakers to the White House on Wednesday as Republicans refused Democratic demands to... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 16:52:11 MDT Clinton meeting showcases a political family http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638647/Clinton-meeting-showcases-a-political-family.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638647/Clinton-meeting-showcases-a-political-family.html On its face, the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting provides a platform for Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton to... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:16:59 MDT Utah GOP wants Salt Lake City to host 2016 Republican National Convention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584978/Utah-GOP-wants-Salt-Lake-City-to-host-2016-Republican-National-Convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584978/Utah-GOP-wants-Salt-Lake-City-to-host-2016-Republican-National-Convention.html Utah GOP Chairman James Evans is pushing hard for Salt Lake City to try again to host the Republican National Convention,... Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:55:00 MDT CNN, NBC won't be hosting GOP presidential debates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636088/CNN-NBC-wont-be-hosting-GOP-presidential-debates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636088/CNN-NBC-wont-be-hosting-GOP-presidential-debates.html The Republican National Committee, responding to plans by two television networks for programs about Hillary Rodham Clinton,... Sat, 17 Aug 2013 17:46:27 MDT Republican National Committee votes to block CNN, NBC from hosting presidential debates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636040/Republican-National-Committee-votes-to-block-CNN-NBC-from-hosting-presidential-debates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636040/Republican-National-Committee-votes-to-block-CNN-NBC-from-hosting-presidential-debates.html The Republican National Committee, responding to plans by two television networks to air programs about Hillary Rodham... Fri, 16 Aug 2013 16:26:40 MDT GOP pushes rising stars amid skepticism http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636009/GOP-pushes-rising-stars-amid-skepticism.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636009/GOP-pushes-rising-stars-amid-skepticism.html The Republican Party launched its latest effort Thursday to sell itself to a more diverse segment of the population,... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 19:43:58 MDT Young GOP leaders see need for substantive changes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634877/Young-GOP-leaders-see-need-for-substantive-changes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634877/Young-GOP-leaders-see-need-for-substantive-changes.html Republicans hoping to reach beyond the party's white, aging core must do more than retool campaign strategy and tactics, say... Sun, 28 Jul 2013 14:51:55 MDT Obama to rally faithful ahead of August recess http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634473/Obama-to-rally-faithful-ahead-of-August-recess.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634473/Obama-to-rally-faithful-ahead-of-August-recess.html His second-term agenda on the line, President Barack Obama is urging his most ardent supporters to mount a summertime show of... Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:42:28 MDT Despite outcry, stand-ground law repeals unlikely http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634439/Despite-outcry-stand-ground-law-repeals-unlikely.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634439/Despite-outcry-stand-ground-law-repeals-unlikely.html Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama and even a 1960s-style... Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:32:39 MDT In our opinion: Nuclear option is no cause for celebration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634252/Nuclear-option-is-no-cause-for-celebration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634252/Nuclear-option-is-no-cause-for-celebration.html The decision by Senate Democrats to back away from threats to invoke a so-called "nuclear option" may have ended a standoff... Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:44:10 MDT GOP has tough choices on Voting Rights Act http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633367/GOP-has-tough-choices-on-Voting-Rights-Act.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633367/GOP-has-tough-choices-on-Voting-Rights-Act.html When the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights act last week, it handed Republicans tough questions with no easy... Thu, 04 Jul 2013 16:46:33 MDT Letters: Republican Utah http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631044/Republican-Utah.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631044/Republican-Utah.html In a recent interview, Robert Dole, former Republican Senate majority leader and presidential candidate, stated that not even... Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00:00 MDT Some states push back against new school standards http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630760/Some-states-push-back-against-new-school-standards.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630760/Some-states-push-back-against-new-school-standards.html Some states are pushing back against a set of uniform benchmarks for reading, writing and math that have been fully adopted... Tue, 28 May 2013 06:35:21 MDT Common Core State Standards attract controversy across U.S. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580584/Common-Core-State-Standards-attract-controversy-across-US.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580584/Common-Core-State-Standards-attract-controversy-across-US.html Some say the Common Core State Standards adopted by all but five U.S. states will better prepare graduates for college and... Fri, 24 May 2013 14:15:00 MDT Michael Gerson: Common Core standards are not a liberal, big government plot http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630355/Common-Core-standards-are-not-a-liberal-big-government-plot.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630355/Common-Core-standards-are-not-a-liberal-big-government-plot.html Modern conservatism comes in two distinct architectural styles. The first seeks to build from scratch, using accurate... Thu, 23 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT GOP leaders say impeachment talk premature http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630096/GOP-leaders-say-impeachment-talk-premature.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765630096/GOP-leaders-say-impeachment-talk-premature.html Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Republican National Committee chairman are distancing themselves from conservatives who suggested... Mon, 20 May 2013 16:32:03 MDT Obama promises action on a trio of controversies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629770/Obama-promises-action-on-a-trio-of-controversies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629770/Obama-promises-action-on-a-trio-of-controversies.html President Barack Obama tried to defuse a trio of controversies Thursday, pledging to work with Congress to ensure the IRS... Thu, 16 May 2013 12:19:24 MDT Top IRS official resigns amid scandal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629724/Top-IRS-official-resigns-amid-scandal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629724/Top-IRS-official-resigns-amid-scandal.html Under mounting pressure, President Barack Obama on Wednesday released a trove of documents related to the Benghazi attack and... Wed, 15 May 2013 22:20:00 MDT My view: Utah Republicans should embrace Common Core http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629526/Utah-Republicans-should-embrace-Common-Core.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629526/Utah-Republicans-should-embrace-Common-Core.html The GOP should swallow its pride and accept the research based Utah common core. Tue, 14 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT Lost respect for Heritage Foundation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629453/Lost-respect-for-Heritage-Foundation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629453/Lost-respect-for-Heritage-Foundation.html During Reagan's presidency, Sen. Pat Moynihan, D-N.Y., upset liberals by saying, "The Republican Party has become the party... Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT GOP's Rand Paul raises profile with eye on 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629259/GOPs-Rand-Paul-raises-profile-with-eye-on-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765629259/GOPs-Rand-Paul-raises-profile-with-eye-on-2016.html Sen. Rand Paul says he's only "considering" running for president. But he's actually doing much more than mulling it over. Fri, 10 May 2013 00:00:00 MDT 2016: Rare same-state pairings in the early stages challenge both Republicans, Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765628600/2016-Rare-same-state-pairings-in-the-early-stages-challenge-both-Republicans-Democrats.html The early stages of the 2016 presidential race feature an unusual cluster of high-powered potential candidates hailing from... Thu, 02 May 2013 13:36:10 MDT RNC splits on deals as Congress weighs compromises http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626753/RNC-splits-on-deals-as-Congress-weighs-compromises.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626753/RNC-splits-on-deals-as-Congress-weighs-compromises.html With bipartisan deals emerging on President Barack Obama's top priorities, the GOP's most devout activists are deeply divided... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 14:34:51 MDT Arizona is GOP's immigration model http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626043/Arizona-is-GOPs-immigration-model.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765626043/Arizona-is-GOPs-immigration-model.html Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico are independent-minded states that once leaned Republican but are trending Democratic, partly... Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:13:10 MDT GOP moves to plug technology gap with Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625635/GOP-moves-to-plug-technology-gap-with-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625635/GOP-moves-to-plug-technology-gap-with-Democrats.html Embarrassed by how the last presidential election exposed their yesteryear technology, Republicans are turning to a younger... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:25:17 MDT George F. Will: For GOP's future prospects, deregulation is key http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625277/For-GOPs-future-prospects-deregulation-is-key.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625277/For-GOPs-future-prospects-deregulation-is-key.html Because of the grotesquely swollen place the presidency now occupies in the nation's governance and consciousness, we are... Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Michael Gerson: GOP needs to find compelling message for voters http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625156/GOP-needs-to-find-compelling-message-for-voters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765625156/GOP-needs-to-find-compelling-message-for-voters.html Recent brutal attacks on the GOP have claimed that minorities often think that "Republicans do not like them or want them in... Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Republicans roll out inclusive roadmap amid party divisions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624909/Republicans-roll-out-inclusive-roadmap-amid-party-divisions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624909/Republicans-roll-out-inclusive-roadmap-amid-party-divisions.html This was to be a roadmap for a new, more inclusive GOP: attract minority voters, support immigration reform and embrace... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 20:44:07 MDT GOP roadmap calls for immigration reform, outreach to minority groups http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624886/GOP-roadmap-calls-for-immigration-reform-outreach-to-minority-groups.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624886/GOP-roadmap-calls-for-immigration-reform-outreach-to-minority-groups.html Tthe Republican National Committee formally endorsed immigration reform on Monday and outlined plans for a $10 million... Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:02:19 MDT President Obama's jobs council shutting down Thursday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621454/President-Obamas-jobs-council-shutting-down-Thursday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621454/President-Obamas-jobs-council-shutting-down-Thursday.html President Barack Obama will let his jobs council expire this week without renewing its charter, winding down one source of... Thu, 31 Jan 2013 12:25:14 MST Reince Priebus re-elected GOP national chairman http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621064/Reince-Priebus-re-elected-GOP-national-chairman.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765621064/Reince-Priebus-re-elected-GOP-national-chairman.html Reince Priebus has been elected to lead the Republican National Committee for another two years. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 13:09:07 MST Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal: GOP should change 'just about everything' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620988/Louisiana-Gov-Bobby-Jindal-GOP-should-change-just-about-everything.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620988/Louisiana-Gov-Bobby-Jindal-GOP-should-change-just-about-everything.html Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling on the Republican Party to "recalibrate the compass of conservatism" as the GOP... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:11:17 MST GOP gathers for some soul-searching http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620940/GOP-gathers-for-some-soul-searching.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620940/GOP-gathers-for-some-soul-searching.html Republican soul-searching begins in earnest this week as GOP officials from every state in the nation come together for the... Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:36:55 MST Ron Paul's GOP legacy growing in states like Iowa http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620235/Ron-Pauls-GOP-legacy-growing-in-states-like-Iowa.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620235/Ron-Pauls-GOP-legacy-growing-in-states-like-Iowa.html Ron Paul is exiting the political stage, but his legions of followers insist they are only getting started. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 12:42:33 MST Richard Davis: Christmas can teach us things about politics, too http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618247/Christmas-can-teach-us-things-about-politics-too.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765618247/Christmas-can-teach-us-things-about-politics-too.html Christmas is the season when Christians remember the birth of Jesus Christ. It is also worthwhile to consider Jesus'... Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 MST