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RNC expense report shows charges at a strip club

Republicans stand for family values, except when they don’t: Once on the ground, FEC filings suggest, Steele travels in style. A February RNC trip to California, for example, included a $9,099 stop at the Beverly…


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Erickson on Colbert

Erick Erickson of Red State, a friend and co-contributor at Peach Pundit, appeared on The Colbert Report last night: The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c


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RNC opts out of abortion coverage

The RNC will opt-out of the abortion coverage provided by its insurance plan, reversing what had been in effect for years: The Republican National Committee will no longer offer employees an insurance plan that covers…


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RNC health insurance plan covers abortion

You remember all that grandstanding over the issue of abortion and the Stupak Amendment by Republicans on Saturday? Turns out the health insurance plan that the Republican National Committee offers employees covers the controversial procedure:…


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GOP may make gains in 2010

It probably won’t be 1994, but Republicans may have a successful election in 2010 if President Barack Obama and Democrats keep it up: Democrats giddy with possibilities only six months ago now confront a perilous…


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From a reader: Health Care “Reform”

A reader, Robbie Robinson, sent this into me a couple days ago: As a former member of the Republican party I find it very sad that when Hillarycare was pushed by the Clinton administration my…


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How not to win people to your side…

On top of the Young Republicans electing an alleged racist, the spokesman for the Young America’s Foundation made a stupid comment in regards to Sonia Sotomayor on his Facebook account. David Weigel has the story.


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Valid criticism of Herman Cain

This is a fair critique of Herman Cain: By chance, I caught a few minutes of Atlanta-based radio talk show host Herman Cain Friday night. Cain, who is as predictable as the morning sunrise, was…


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YR’s make not so good news

It looks like the Young Republicans have some serious problems, including electing an alleged racist for a president.


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Future of the GOP: Do libertarians have a role?

Stephen Gordon has written something very profound on the strained relationship between the GOP and libertarians: Libertarians are used to wandering in the wilderness like political nomads. We know we’ll be called upon from time…