Delay, King headline GOP Convention Platform Committee presentations

San Antonio, June 14 – Former Congressman and United States House of Representatives Majority Whip Tom Delay and State Representative Phil King (R-Weatherford), whom many political pundits predict will likely be the next Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, headlined the citizen comments to the Republican Party of Texas Platform Committee yesterday afternoon during […]

House GOP in eleventh-hour attempt for immigration accord

WASHINGTON (AP) — House leaders want to push fractured Republicans toward consensus on immigration, racing the clock as they seek to defuse a GOP civil war threatening to wound their hopes for keeping control of the chamber in November’s elections. Republicans planned a closed-door meeting on the topic for Thursday morning. But there were no […]

Gallegos presents thinking at Montgomery County Tea Party meeting that conservatives, Republicans should largely reject

Conroe, June 5 – Unaffiliated conservative activist Eddie Gallegos spoke to the Montgomery County Tea Party about the extreme views that have taken over democrats in Harris County and throughout Texas. Gallegos’ point was that the new democrat activists are not people whom one could reach across the aisle of substantive discussions about policy. Gallegos […]

Texas Republicans face existential fight for Party leadership (Asche versus Dickey): will the GOP stand on its Platform or let it slide?

Austin, Houston, and Conroe, May 30 – Texas Republicans face an existential threat in their choice of the leader of the GOP at the State Republican Convention in June. Since 1968, Party leaders have steadily lost influence, thanks in large part to the shift away from Party caucuses and conventions for the selection of Republican […]

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 […]