Republican National Committee Republican National Committee en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:07:13 MDT Newspapers Education a new defining issue for 2016 GOP class 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 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 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' 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 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 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 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 Some big GOP names coming to Utah Utahns will get a chance to see some big names in the GOP, including potential presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas,... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:00:08 MDT Election-year GOP split over home-state projects Republicans can't seem to reach an official party line this election year on the old Washington custom of using the federal... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 08:21:25 MDT Campaign limits lifted for donors in federal races The Supreme Court on Wednesday further opened up the taps for political campaign contributions, with a bombshell ruling that... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:29:05 MDT Supreme Court strikes down overall limits on federal campaign contributions The Supreme Court struck down limits Wednesday in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:16:40 MDT Will Utah play a more prominent role in 2016 presidential primary? There's still a push for Utah to play a bigger role in the 2016 presidential primary race, even though a bill to make the... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 15:23:51 MDT Biden: Raising minimum wage 'good for business' Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that many restaurant owners support raising the tipped minimum wage for waiters and... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:15:18 MDT Campaign finance reports hint at Republican, Democratic goals for 2014, 2016 Republicans are trying to convert hard-won gains in statehouses to successes in this November's congressional elections and... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 07:11:26 MDT GOP rebranding: Two years later In 2012, the GOP initiated a project to rebrand its image. With the 2014 midterms looming at the end of this year some argue... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:55:51 MDT South at heart of close fight to control US Senate The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it's where the party's toughest battleground... Sat, 15 Mar 2014 17:36:12 MDT Can GOP neutralize immigration as election issue? If the apparent slow death of immigration legislation has any political repercussions this year, they probably will be felt... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 07:39:19 MDT GOP targets Clinton, courts women as summit ends Hillary Rodham Clinton "has a lot to explain" should she run for president, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told the nation's... Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:10:01 MST Tea party challengers struggle to continue success Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the movement... Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:29:33 MST A look at the health overhaul proposals 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 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 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 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 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 It didn't take long for the friendly-looking young woman whose face was splashed across to spiral from smiling... Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:27:22 MDT Michael Gerson: GOP should stop being so negative The American political class is facing a perfect storm of public contempt. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT failures surface at Hill hearing 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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