Eleven Republican Precinct Chairs back Parker for Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner

Magnolia, May 12 – Eleven Republican Precinct Chairs have signed a letter endorsing Gregory Parker, the candidate for Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner, in the May 22 Republican Runoff Election. Parker, a United States Army veteran and noted conservative author, is challenging ultra-liberal, pro-government spending, pro-nepotism incumbent Charlie Riley. Riley only received 89 more votes […]

3 GOP Senate candidates participate in West Virginia debate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three Republican Senate candidates took turns going after each other in a nationally televised debate, with Rep. Evan Jenkins accusing state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey of bringing “New Jersey values” to West Virginia, and Morrisey deriding Jenkins’ past as a Democrat. A week before the state’s primary election, Jenkins, Morrisey and […]

GOP devotes $250M to midterm strategy: Keep House majority

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the party’s House majority for the rest of President Donald Trump’s first term. Facing the prospect of a blue wave this fall, the White House’s political arm is devoting unprecedented resources […]

Who’ll follow Paul Ryan as speaker? Contest hums below radar

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some say it’s a fight between West and South. Or who might win an endorsement from President Donald Trump. Or a test of who can woo conservatives.But one thing was clear Thursday: Any maneuvering in the brewing showdown between California Rep. Kevin McCarthy and Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise for House speaker was […]

Actress Stacey Dash files for California congressional race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stacey Dash, the actress turned conservative political commentator, has filed paperwork to run for a congressional seat in Southern California. Documents submitted Monday to the Federal Election Commission show the “Clueless” star intends to run as a Republican in California’s 44th District, a seat held by Democrat Nanette Barragan. Registered Democrats […]

Breaking News: Montgomery County GOP Precinct Chairs force County Executive Committee emergency meeting over SH 242 flyovers toll removal

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe, February 12 – Montgomery County Republican Party Precinct Chairs have gathered the necessary signatures and called for an emergency meeting of the County Republican Executive Committee next Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 7:30 p.m., at the Commissioners Court meeting room on the fourth floor of the Alan B. Sadler Building in Conroe […]

GOP’s not all that sad; party grapples with Alabama fallout

BC-US–Alabama-Senate,3rd Ld-Writethru Dec 13, 2017 5:30PM (GMT 23:30) – 1044 words By STEVE PEOPLES and ALAN FRAM ,  Associated Press Eds: Adds detail on prospects for ’18 legislative agenda, corrects typo in byline. AP Video. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Weary national Republicans breathed a collective sigh of relief on Wednesday, a day after […]

GOP says it’s got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year

AP-US-Congress-Taxes Dec 13, 2017 5:22PM (GMT 23:22) – 973 words By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, ANDREW TAYLOR and MARCY GORDON ,  Associated Press Eds: Updates with tax breaks for college students, medical expenses, restored. Trims. With AP Photos. AP Video. WASHINGTON (AP) — Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement Wednesday on a major overhaul of the nation’s […]

GOP nears Senate OK of tax bill after flurry of final deals

By ALAN FRAM, MARCY GORDON and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans used a burst of eleventh-hour horse-trading to edge a nearly $1.5 trillion tax bill to the brink of Senate passage Friday, as a party starved all year for a major legislative triumph took a step toward giving President Donald Trump one of […]

Trump returns to GOP panic. Will he try to push Moore out?

BC-US–Trump-Moore,3rd Ld-Writethru Nov 15, 2017 7:12AM (GMT 13:12) – 733 words By ZEKE MILLER ,  Associated Press Eds: Minor editing, 8th paragraph. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent five days in Asia largely keeping the Alabama Senate scandal at bay. He won’t be so lucky on U.S. soil. The president returned […]