Articles Tagged 'National Republican Congressional Committee'
Mark Sanford Deserted by Entire GOP Cavalry
Former Gov. Mark Sanford was abandoned this week by the National Republican Congressional Committee, which confirmed via a spokeswoman that it will not spend any money on his behalf in the 1st District special election in South Carolina.
Now deep-pocketed outside grounds say they have no plans to boost Sanford over his opponent, Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch, in the May… READ MORE
NRCC Ad Buy Strategy Takes Shape
By John McArdle, CQ Politics
New details about the specific targets of the National Republican Congressional Committee’s television ad buys are emerging.
Just days after news broke that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee would reduce its ad buy in the media market that covers Democratic Rep. Chris Carney’s 10th district in northeast Pennsylvania, a party source confirmed that the NRCC… READ MORE
GOP wary of peaking too soon, despite lead
By Seth McLaughlin-The Washington Times
With recent polls showing Republicans poised for major congressional gains this fall, party leaders are wary of appearing overconfident and… READ MORE
GOP reveals midterm blueprint
By ALEX ISENSTADT, Politico
The GOP blueprint for winning control of the House is rapidly coming into focus, with the National Republican Congressional Committee readying a $22 million TV ad blitz aimed at a handful of powerful, long-serving incumbents and several dozen of the most junior members of the Democratic majority.
POLITICO has learned that the Republican campaign arm will … READ MORE
At recess, House GOP plays hardball on town halls
By Sean Lengell-The Washington Times
As members of Congress retreat from Washington this month to spend time in their home states, House Democrats and Republicans… READ MORE
GOP fingers culprit in Pa. election
By SHIRA TOEPLITZ & CHARLES MAHTESIAN, Politico
In the wake of Tuesdayâ€™s Pennsylvania special election loss, disappointed House Republican leaders have engaged in a round of soul-searching to determine the causes behind the defeat and put an end to what they view as a potentially damaging campaign narrative.
Acknowledging the widespread frustration over the decisive 53 percent to 45 percent
NRCC Promotes 13 to â€˜Young Gunsâ€™ Level
By John McArdle, CQ-Roll Call
The National Republican Congressional Committee will announce 13 new candidates who have achieved top honors within its â€œYoung Gunsâ€ program today, more than doubling the list of GOP recruits who qualify for the highest level of fundraising and infrastructure support from the national party.
Among the new Young Guns that NRCC Chairman Pete Sessions (Texas)… READ MORE