New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie is heading to San Francisco as part of a national tour, headlining a high-dollar fundraiser in the liberal stronghold and supporting the California GOP’s long-shot nominee for governor.
House Republican Leader Eric Cantor says he is resigning his leadership post at the end of next month.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing investment banker Neel Kashkari’s bid for California governor amid growing concern within the party about his GOP rival.
With eight months left in office, Gov. Rick Perry is away from Texas almost as much as he’s home – hitting the road hard to tout his state as America’s best place to do business.
Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state’s powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.
Tea party activists made an energetic showing Saturday at a California Republican Party convention, promoting resolutions to block the state’s high-speed rail project and require voters to show photo identification at the polls as part of a push to influence the direction of the struggling state organization.
Delegates at a statewide convention Saturday pondered how to rebuild a party pushed to the margins in the nation’s most populous state, while keeping the peace between uneasy conservative and centrist factions.
The California Republican Party says Texas Gov. Rick Perry will headline its fall convention in Anaheim.
Two Republican lawmakers from the Central Valley want the state auditor to review the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s moves to buy up land for the $68 billion project.
GOP strategist Karl Rove says California Republicans need to “get up off of the mat” and find new ways to reach voters if they are to regain popularity in the nation’s most populous state.
More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.
Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.