Republican National Committee http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Republican National Committee en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:18:22 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Condoleezza Rice taking over Jeb Bush's education foundation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666942/Condoleezza-Rice-taking-over-Jeb-Bushs-education-foundation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666942/Condoleezza-Rice-taking-over-Jeb-Bushs-education-foundation.html Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Thursday tapped former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to serve as chairman of his... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:06:22 MST Romney says climate change presents a big challenge to US http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666858/Romney-says-climate-change-presents-a-big-challenge-to-US.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666858/Romney-says-climate-change-presents-a-big-challenge-to-US.html Mitt Romney says one of the biggest challenges facing the country is climate change and that global solutions are needed to... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Drew Clark: What Mitt Romney must do differently to win in 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619879/What-Mitt-Romney-must-do-differently-to-win-in-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865619879/What-Mitt-Romney-must-do-differently-to-win-in-2016.html Romney has not yet articulated a vision of what America must do to prosper. Skillful managers rarely win presidential... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Romney, Clinton offers signs '16 will be about economy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666578/Romney-Clinton-offers-signs-16-will-be-about-economy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666578/Romney-Clinton-offers-signs-16-will-be-about-economy.html Not yet in the presidential race, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mitt Romney already are previewing the focus of the 2016... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 13:39:14 MST Romney hints at 3rd campaign in speech to national GOP group http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666553/Romney-hints-at-3rd-campaign-in-speech-to-national-GOP-group.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666553/Romney-hints-at-3rd-campaign-in-speech-to-national-GOP-group.html Mitt Romney told Republicans Friday he is weighing a third bid for president, one in which he would show more compassion... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 22:10:00 MST Focused on winning in 2016, GOP sets plan for primary debates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666539/Focused-on-winning-in-2016-GOP-sets-plan-for-primary-debates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666539/Focused-on-winning-in-2016-GOP-sets-plan-for-primary-debates.html As the leading GOP prospects for the White House ramp up their national outreach, Republicans unveiled plans Friday for a... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:11:43 MST Some in GOP fear perceptions of Romney could linger into 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666465/Some-in-GOP-fear-perceptions-of-Romney-could-linger-into-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666465/Some-in-GOP-fear-perceptions-of-Romney-could-linger-into-2016.html Even among Mitt Romney's longtime supporters, one fear about his potential return to presidential politics stands out: the... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:42:46 MST Republicans set 2016 presidential convention for mid-July http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666385/Republicans-set-2016-presidential-convention-for-mid-July.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666385/Republicans-set-2016-presidential-convention-for-mid-July.html The Republican National Committee has finalized the dates for its next presidential nominating convention. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 07:10:48 MST Huckabee slams Obama for letting daughters listen to Beyonce http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666255/Huckabee-slams-Obama-for-letting-daughters-listen-to-Beyonce.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666255/Huckabee-slams-Obama-for-letting-daughters-listen-to-Beyonce.html Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has accused President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, of double standards in... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:01:51 MST Mitt Romney sparks new 2016 competition among GOP establishment http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666254/Mitt-Romney-sparks-new-2016-competition-among-GOP-establishment.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666254/Mitt-Romney-sparks-new-2016-competition-among-GOP-establishment.html A shake-out among fiery conservatives with White House ambitions was always a sure thing. Now it appears the competition... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:30:26 MST Paul Ryan says he is not running for president in 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666158/Paul-Ryan-says-he-is-not-running-for-president-in-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765666158/Paul-Ryan-says-he-is-not-running-for-president-in-2016.html Republican Rep. Paul Ryan announced Monday that he will not run for president in 2016, instead focusing on building his... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:27:14 MST Political circus: Iowa Republicans appear to keep straw poll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665916/Political-circus-Iowa-Republicans-appear-to-keep-straw-poll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665916/Political-circus-Iowa-Republicans-appear-to-keep-straw-poll.html Targeted as a costly sideshow that ought to be retired, Iowa's Republican straw poll appears set to survive for another go as... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:24:08 MST A bigger tent? GOP faces minority challenge http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665100/A-bigger-tent-GOP-faces-minority-challenge.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765665100/A-bigger-tent-GOP-faces-minority-challenge.html The faces of the Republican Party's most ambitious members are changing. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:46:46 MST Late at night, Christie doing 2016 foreign policy homework http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664862/Late-at-night-Christie-doing-2016-foreign-policy-homework.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664862/Late-at-night-Christie-doing-2016-foreign-policy-homework.html It's after 9 p.m. on a Sunday night in late November and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is deep into a conference call,... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:41:10 MST End game: No immigration deal, just divisions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664446/End-game-No-immigration-deal-just-divisions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664446/End-game-No-immigration-deal-just-divisions.html A Congress that began with bright hopes for immigration legislation is ending in bitter divisions on the issue even as some... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:00:12 MST A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663207/A-way-for-GOP-to-defuse-immigration-issue.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663207/A-way-for-GOP-to-defuse-immigration-issue.html Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:09:50 MST Southern states look to regional 2016 primary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663143/Southern-states-look-to-regional-2016-primary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663143/Southern-states-look-to-regional-2016-primary.html On the gridiron, it takes a team to win, and some elected officials around the South are looking to band together rather than... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:09:05 MST Hillary Clinton backs Obama immigration move http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663119/Hillary-Clinton-backs-Obama-immigration-move.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663119/Hillary-Clinton-backs-Obama-immigration-move.html Hillary Rodham Clinton voiced support Friday for President Barack Obama's use of executive actions to protect about 5 million... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:40:22 MST Mia Love included in a new ad encouraging women to vote Republican http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613287/Mia-Love-included-in-a-new-ad-encouraging-women-to-vote-Republican.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613287/Mia-Love-included-in-a-new-ad-encouraging-women-to-vote-Republican.html A new advertisement paid for by the Republican National Committee that aims to brand the Republican Party as the best choice... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:30:00 MDT Why the White House dumped emojis after 3 days http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613009/Why-the-White-House-dumped-emojis-after-3-days.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613009/Why-the-White-House-dumped-emojis-after-3-days.html The Obama marketing machine faltered a bit last week with its attempts to get young people interested in midterm election... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 06:00:00 MDT Colorado school board vote doesn't appease critics http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660650/Colorado-school-board-vote-doesnt-appease-critics.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660650/Colorado-school-board-vote-doesnt-appease-critics.html Students, parents and teachers in suburban Denver vow to continue demonstrating against a school board's new conservative... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:51:46 MDT Sen. Mike Lee says conservatives need to lead new war on poverty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612215/Sen-Mike-Lee-says-conservatives-need-to-lead-new-war-on-poverty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612215/Sen-Mike-Lee-says-conservatives-need-to-lead-new-war-on-poverty.html Sen. Mike Lee told a Sutherland Institute audience Wednesday that Americans are ready to launch a new war on poverty, "if... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 21:45:00 MDT Republicans rallying behind religious liberty http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660222/Republicans-rallying-behind-religious-liberty.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660222/Republicans-rallying-behind-religious-liberty.html Fighting to improve their brand, leading Republicans rallied behind religious liberty at a Friday gathering of evangelical... Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:40:59 MDT Politics and money: Highlights from August filings http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660013/Politics-and-money-Highlights-from-August-filings.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660013/Politics-and-money-Highlights-from-August-filings.html The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how much... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 21:01:14 MDT Republican National Committee bests Democratic National Committee in August fundraising http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659962/Republican-National-Committee-bests-Democratic-National-Committee-in-August-fundraising.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659962/Republican-National-Committee-bests-Democratic-National-Committee-in-August-fundraising.html The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead,... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:48:26 MDT Democratic National Committee raises $7M in August, still owes vendors almost $2M http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659934/Democratic-National-Committee-raises-7M-in-August-still-owes-vendors-almost-2M.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659934/Democratic-National-Committee-raises-7M-in-August-still-owes-vendors-almost-2M.html The Democratic National Committee raised $7.4 million last month but still owes vendors almost $2 million, according to... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:50:35 MDT Obama, Clinton urge women to back Democrats http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659908/Obama-Clinton-urge-women-to-back-Democrats.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659908/Obama-Clinton-urge-women-to-back-Democrats.html President Barack Obama says voters will see two different visions for America's future in the fall midterms elections,... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:59:44 MDT Democratic senator reimburses government $33,727 for flights http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659552/Democratic-senator-reimburses-government-33727-for-flights.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659552/Democratic-senator-reimburses-government-33727-for-flights.html Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu said Friday that her campaign has reimbursed the federal government $33,727 for... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:36:50 MDT Child migrant surge shifts politics of immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656993/Child-migrant-surge-shifts-politics-of-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656993/Child-migrant-surge-shifts-politics-of-immigration.html ge of Central American children crossing the U.S. southern border has shifted the politics of immigration, weakening one of... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:44:10 MDT Republican governors' words shift on gay marriage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656581/Republican-governors-words-shift-on-gay-marriage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656581/Republican-governors-words-shift-on-gay-marriage.html Deep in the nation's Bible Belt, new signs emerged this weekend of an evolution among Republican governors on gay marriage,... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:15:30 MDT Rep. Chaffetz keeps Romney for President talk alive http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606507/Rep-Chaffetz-keeps-Romney-for-President-talk-alive.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606507/Rep-Chaffetz-keeps-Romney-for-President-talk-alive.html Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said he believes Mitt Romney will run for president again in 2016 and win. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:35:00 MDT Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul defends 'unborn' in courting evangelicals http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655480/Kentucky-Sen-Rand-Paul-defends-unborn-in-courting-evangelicals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655480/Kentucky-Sen-Rand-Paul-defends-unborn-in-courting-evangelicals.html Describing a nation "in a full-blown spiritual crisis," Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Friday vowed to fight against abortion for... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:35:43 MDT Republicans: Obama must defend Christian values http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655420/Republicans-Obama-must-defend-Christian-values.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655420/Republicans-Obama-must-defend-Christian-values.html Leading Republicans on Thursday insisted that America's leaders must do more to defend Christian values at home and abroad,... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:41:52 MDT GOP strength in 2014 could be problem in 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655042/GOP-strength-in-2014-could-be-problem-in-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655042/GOP-strength-in-2014-could-be-problem-in-2016.html Republican strength in this year's House and Senate races could, strangely enough, hurt the party's presidential chances by... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 11:22:08 MDT News Guide: Primary elections Tuesday in 6 states http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654783/News-Guide-Primary-elections-Tuesday-in-6-states.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654783/News-Guide-Primary-elections-Tuesday-in-6-states.html Voters head to the polls Tuesday in primary elections in five states, plus a runoff in Arkansas. Here are some highlights. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:40:37 MDT Hillary Clinton says she understands 'hard life' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654776/Hillary-Clinton-says-she-understands-hard-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654776/Hillary-Clinton-says-she-understands-hard-life.html Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that she and former President Bill Clinton "fully appreciate how hard life is for so many... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:30:15 MDT Salt Lake City won't bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604805/Salt-Lake-City-wont-bid-for-2016-Democratic-National-Convention.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604805/Salt-Lake-City-wont-bid-for-2016-Democratic-National-Convention.html Utah's capital city won't be competing to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, despite an invitation to bid to be... Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:45:33 MDT Doctors lean more left, political donations show http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654381/Doctors-lean-more-left-political-donations-show.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654381/Doctors-lean-more-left-political-donations-show.html Once strongly aligned with the GOP, American physicians are leaning more left, an analysis of campaign contributions over two... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:33:46 MDT Report: Clinton defends response to Benghazi in new book http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654230/Report-Clinton-defends-response-to-Benghazi-in-new-book.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654230/Report-Clinton-defends-response-to-Benghazi-in-new-book.html Hillary Rodham Clinton defended her handling of the deadly 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, writing in her new book... Fri, 30 May 2014 09:12:28 MDT Education a new defining issue for 2016 GOP class http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652735/Education-a-new-defining-issue-for-2016-GOP-class.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652735/Education-a-new-defining-issue-for-2016-GOP-class.html Raising U.S. educational expectations through national goals was a priority for Republican President George W. Bush. But many... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:43:16 MDT Sen. Ted Cruz: Stand up for your liberties http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601866/Sen-Ted-Cruz-Stand-up-for-your-liberties.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601866/Sen-Ted-Cruz-Stand-up-for-your-liberties.html Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told a cheering crowd of fellow Republicans Friday that the country can be turned around if they stand up... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:25:00 MDT Rand Paul seeks new allies among Romney 2012 team http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652560/Rand-Paul-seeks-new-allies-among-Romney-2012-team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652560/Rand-Paul-seeks-new-allies-among-Romney-2012-team.html Fighting to move beyond his father's shadow, Sen. Rand Paul is crafting new alliances with the Republican Party establishment... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:03:49 MDT Western GOP leaders told divisiveness on race, gender 'unacceptable' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601768/Western-GOP-leaders-told-divisiveness-on-race-gender-unacceptable.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601768/Western-GOP-leaders-told-divisiveness-on-race-gender-unacceptable.html New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez kicked off the Western Republican Leadership Conference Thursday by advising GOP leaders from... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:59:28 MDT Boogeymen and shady deals define spin in Democratic, Republican fight for Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652472/Boogeymen-and-shady-deals-define-spin-in-Democratic-Republican-fight-for-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652472/Boogeymen-and-shady-deals-define-spin-in-Democratic-Republican-fight-for-Senate.html The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian — if party... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:31:47 MDT GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652286/GOP-campaign-committee-has-31M-to-hold-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652286/GOP-campaign-committee-has-31M-to-hold-House.html The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's... Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:27:50 MDT Donors return to American Crossroads super PAC, give $5 million in March http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651953/Donors-return-to-American-Crossroads-super-PAC-give-5-million-in-March.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651953/Donors-return-to-American-Crossroads-super-PAC-give-5-million-in-March.html After a stretch of anemic fundraising, the Karl Rove-backed American Crossroads super PAC raised more cash in March than it... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:16:02 MDT