Republican Party

Texas Governor-Elect Greg Abbott celebrates with his wife Cecilia and daughter Aubrey during his victory party on November 4, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

UTA Political Expert Provides Analysis Of Election Day Results

UTA political science professor Allan Saxe provides a complete recap the day’s results, and gives insight into what the nation’s political structure might look like moving forward.

11/05/2014

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Gay Platform Causes Stir As Texas GOP Gather In Fort Worth

Texas Republicans gathering in Fort Worth are all abuzz. More than 10,000 people are expected to attend. As the state convention kicks into high gear, there’s controversy over the GOP platform’s language on homosexuality.

CBS 11–06/04/2014

Former Vice President Dick Cheney. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

CBS 11 Exclusive: Former VP Dick Cheney Talks Heart Disease & Politics

During an exclusive CBS 11 News interview former Vice-President Dick Cheney spoke openly about his battle with heart disease and didn’t hold back on his opinions about some political hot topics.

CBS 11–02/07/2014

Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the National Right to Life convention at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel June 27, 2013 in Grapevine. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Governor Perry Heading West To Headline California GOP Convention

Despite his attempts to lure businesses away from the Golden State, the California Republican Party is welcoming Texas Governor Rick Perry with open arms.

08/19/2013

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Republicans Rethink GOP Strategy

Mitt Romney, his campaign, and many Republicans were stunned when he lost to President Barack Obama during a weak economy.

03/18/2013

Conservative Leaders Speak At Chicago CPAC Meeting

Jindal: GOP Should Change ‘Just About Everything’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling on the Republican Party to “recalibrate the compass of conservatism” as the GOP rebounds from painful Election Day losses.

01/24/2013

New York And New Jersey Continue To Recover From Superstorm Sandy

Republican Party Seems As Divided, Angry As Ever

The Republican Party seems as divided and angry as ever. Infighting has penetrated the highest levels of the House GOP leadership.

01/07/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

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After Defeat, Cloudy Future Ahead For Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney spent the past six years running for president. After his loss to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, he’ll have to chart a different course.

11/07/2012

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