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RNC conservatives launch Anybody but Steele Campaign

December 27, 2010 Politisite 0

A group of conservatives on the Republican National Committee’s (RNC) governing board have launched an “Anybody but Steele” campaign and are gathering pledges from other committee members that they won’t back the beleaguered party chairman, POLITICO has learned. Members of the Republican National Conservative Caucus (RNCC) held a conference call and sent emails last week in attempt to build support for what they’re calling a “Resolution of Commitment.” The same […]

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100 days until the Election – RNC Survey Report

August 5, 2010 Politisite 0

From: Whit Ayres Date: August 3, 2010 Re: RNC Survey With less than 100 days to go until Election Day, a recent survey of likely voters conducted July 18-21 for the RNC shows that the environment is still ripe for solid Republican gains in November. We will present the full findings of this survey to the RNC Membership this week in Kansas City. Some important highlights include: Republican interest in […]

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RNC proposes key changes to 2012 presidential primaries

July 3, 2010 Politisite 0

Call it the end of the era of early-win pre-emption.  After the 2008 Republican primaries produced an early and insurmountable lead for John McCain and effectively cinched the nomination before the arrival of February, the GOP has been looking for a way to reduce the impact of early primaries and keep states overloading the early schedule to compete with it.  Reid Wilson reports at Hotline that the RNC has quietly […]

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Rob Bickhart RNC finance director fired

May 7, 2010 Politisite 0

The news is out that another at the RNC has been thrown under the bus over the Bondaged Themed nightclub voucher pay out.  This time it is Finance Director Rob Bickhart. POLITICO reports: He will be replaced by Mary Heitman, who served as finance director for the Republican Governors Association from 1998 to 2001. Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele has fired the committee’s finance director, RNC spokesman Doug Heye […]

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RNC chief of staff resigns in wake of Controversy

April 5, 2010 Politisite 0

How many more get thrown under the bus before it is enough?   Will Steele make it through this wake? Republican National Committee chief of staff Ken McKay has resigned in the wake of a controversy over an expenditure at a risque California nightclub, RNC communications director Doug Heye said Monday. McKay’s resignation comes one week after the Daily Caller Web site reported that the RNC’s January expenditure report included nearly […]

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DeMint: RNC memo juvenile and insulting to millions of Voters

March 7, 2010 Politisite 0

On the RNC fundraising memo found recently in Boca Grande, about raising money by fanning fears about Obama and creeping Socialism:”I saw that. … I think the progressive philosophy is taking us towards a socialistic economy. I don’t know what else you call it if the government owns and controls a large part of your economy… ..The way that it was presented as some kind of marketing ploy, I don’t […]

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RNC Chairman Michael Steele finds his voice

August 3, 2009 Politisite 0

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele was talking about the party he leads when, in remarks to the committee’s governing body here Friday, he compared the GOP’s improving fortunes to the unlikeliest of individuals. “As Hillary Clinton would say, we found our voice,” Steele quipped. Yet six months into Steele’s term at the helm of a badly bruised party, some of the Republicans who winced through his stumbling debut suggest […]