Republican Party

GOP In Tumult After McCarthy's Withdrawal From Speaker RaceJolted by political lightning for the second time in two weeks, House Republicans are staring at turmoil and uncertainty after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's astonishing decision to abandon his campaign to become the chamber's next speaker.
Gov. Brown To GOP: 'It's Time To Act' On Climate ChangeAs Republican Party candidates gear up for their first big debate, Gov. Jerry Brown released and open letter Wednesday to make sure one issue isn’t forgotten: climate change.
GOP Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush Takes Uber In San FranciscoPresidential contender Jeb Bush used the ride-sharing service Uber to arrive Thursday at a startup where he was expected to talk up the benefits of small business and entrepreneurship as part of a fundraising swing through the San Francisco Bay Area.
Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina Announces Presidential RunFormer Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced her candidacy for president this morning.
Democrats Pitted Against Each Other In Expensive California State Senate RaceThe Democratic Party has a 15-point registration edge in the 7th Senate District in the east San Francisco Bay Area, and a Democrat is likely to win the seat in May.
Poll: Democrats Back Hillary Clinton For President; GOP UndecidedCalifornia Democrats are solidifying their support for Hillary Rodham Clinton's presumed presidential bid next year, while California Republicans have no clear front-runner, according to a poll released Thursday.
California GOP Blocks Democratic State Legislative Supermajorities In Both HousesRepublican Catharine Baker was declared the winner over Democrat Tim Sbranti in Assembly District 16 after an updated tally by Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
Cantor To Step Down As House Majority LeaderHouse Republican Leader Eric Cantor says he is resigning his leadership post at the end of next month.
RNC Chairman: Primary Changes Will Rebuild GOP Reince Priebus tells California Republicans moving up the national convention will help GOP candidate in 2016.
Opinion: GOP Too ExtremeMore 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.
Opinion: Michigan's Brain Dead GOPThe curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November's elections.
Opinion: Amazing 'Stupid Things'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.