Republican Party


Gaffe-Prone Candidates Hurt GOP’s Senate Chances

Republicans hopeful of taking over the Senate should be measuring the drapes. But a series of blown opportunities two years ago and again this year has cost Republicans dearly in their quest for a Senate majority.


Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Don’t Republicans Understand Rape?

Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.


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Opinion: Dumping Cold Water On Trump’s October Surprise

While Trump may have an “October surprise” that will destroy President Obama’s reelection campaign for the White House, I don’t think it’s going to be much more than seeing Trump get the headlines for part of the day, again.



Getting The Poop On The Race For President

A Fort Worth company is making it easier for voters to get the latest poop on the race for the White House – quite literally.


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George P. Bush Making His Political Mark

He’s the George Bush of a new generation: George P. Bush. These days, you’ll find the 36 year-old nephew and grandson of two former Presidents out on the campaign trail.

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Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.


TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 28: A woman from the Texas delegation waves her cowboy hat during the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Today is the first full session of the RNC after the start was delayed due to Tropical Storm Isaac. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cruz Ready For GOP Nat’l Convention Speech Tonight

Ted Cruz made national headlines when he beat Lt. Governor David Dewhurst in the Republican run-off for U-S Senate here in Texas. Now, he will be in the national spotlight during prime-time tonight when he addresses the Republican national convention.


VP Choice Paul Ryan Excites Republicans

Even before taking the stage as the Republican vice presidential candidate, Wisconsin Congressmen Paul Ryan fired up Republicans nationwide and in North Texas.


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Gov. Perry Rallies Support For Romney’s VP Choice

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney chose a “conservative budget hawk” when he tapped Wisconsin U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate.


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Senate Race To Decide Future Of Many Republicans

The result of the Texas race for the U.S. Senate this week will get top Republican politicians in Austin working on their plans for the future.


Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum shakes hands with supporters after speaking at his primary-night event on January 21, 2012 in Mark Clark Hall at the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Santorum To Appear At Texas Republican Convention

Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum will be a featured speaker at the Texas Republican Party convention in June.


Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 9, 2012 in Washington, DC. Thousands of conservative activists are attending the annual gathering in the nation's capital.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Endorses Romney For GOP Presidential Bid

Gov. Rick Perry announced Wednesday that he is endorsing Mitt Romney as the Republican Party’s presidential candidate.