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

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 …


Trump fundraiser resigns from RNC over $1.6M Playmate payout

A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump resigned from the Republican National Committee on Friday after it was revealed that he paid $1.6 million to a Playboy Playmate with whom …


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018

GOP campaign seeks to brand ex-FBI Director Comey a liar as he touts book critical of Trump

In advance of a publicity tour by James Comey to promote his new book, the Republican National Committee is preparing a widespread campaign to undercut his credibility, including a new …


Chicago Cubs co-owner to become GOP finance chair

The Republican National Committee is confirming billionaire Todd Ricketts as its next finance chair, replacing casino magnate Steve Wynn, who resigned last week over sexual misconduct allegations.


RNC set to select Todd Ricketts as next finance chair

The Republican National Committee is set to select billionaire Todd Ricketts as its next finance chair, replacing casino magnate Steve Wynn, who resigned over the weekend over sexual misconduct allegations.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018

Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigns as GOP finance chairman

Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigned Saturday as finance chairman of the Republican National Committee amid allegations of sexual harassment and assault.


GOP selects woman to lead party operation

The Republican National Committee on Thursday unanimously elected Ronna Romney McDaniel to serve as its chairman, tapping a woman to lead the national GOP.


Trump rewards Michigan party chair with national role

President-elect Donald Trump wants Michigan Republican Party Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel to be national party chairwoman, in part as a reward for the party carrying Michigan for the first time …


RNC hires strategists to help woo African-American voters

The Republican National Committee is trying to strengthen its outreach to black voters by hiring a new national director of African-American engagement and bringing on new advisers and strategists to …


Trump and RNC announce fundraising agreement

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee have signed a joint fundraising agreement that will allow donors to write checks of up to $449,400. The agreement, announced late …


Clinton discloses millions in book royalties, speaking fees

WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton filed financial documents Tuesday night showing that in 2015 she earned more than $5 million in royalties from her book “Hard Choices” and about $1.5 million …


Eye on Boise: Liam, Sophia most popular Idaho baby names

If you’re a baby boy in Idaho, chances are your name may be Liam. A girl? Sophia. Those were the most popular names given to babies born in Idaho in …


Republican National Committee sues to raise unlimited cash

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee on Friday sued the Federal Election Commission in an effort to raise unlimited cash like super PACs do.


RNC votes to block CNN, NBC from hosting debates

BOSTON — The Republican National Committee has approved a resolution to block two television networks from hosting GOP presidential primary debates.


GOP chief Michael Steele drops re-election bid

Embattled GOP Chairman Michael Steele dropped his re-election bid today amid declining support as the Republican National Committee, coming off huge election victories but facing a $22 million debt and …


GOP ad puts Minnick front and center

BOISE – Democratic U.S. Rep. Walt Minnick is featured in a new political ad, but it’s not from who you might expect. A new Republican National Committee Web video features …


Republican Party redirects Labrador staffers

BOISE – U.S. House hopeful Raul Labrador hasn’t exactly gotten the help that the Idaho Republican Party promised in June when it announced the hiring of two full-time staffers to …


RNC’s Steele stumps in Tacoma, pledges support for troops

TACOMA – The embattled national chairman of the Republican Party insisted he is behind American troops in Afghanistan “1,000 percent” as he urged GOP faithful here to fight for election …


Congress moves to ban ‘census’ use

Congress is moving quickly to pass a new law to outlaw the use of “census” in mailings that are connected with money-raising schemes, not the official count of the U.S. …


Mailer draws Postal Service review

Fundraising letters to Eastern Washington voters from the national Republican Party are being investigated by the Postal Service and criticized by members of Congress who view them as an illegal …


RNC letters displaying ‘census’ draw complaints

Fundraising letters to Eastern Washington voters from the national Republican Party are being investigated by the Postal Service and criticized by members of Congress who view them as illegal infringement …