GOP

White House On GOP Budget: Math Doesn’t Add Up
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the new House Republican budget outlines the wrong course for the nation. White House spokesman Jay Carney says the math in Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s plan doesn’t add up. Carney says it will either raise taxes on the middle clas…
Gay Rights Bills Finding Support Among GOP
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in Wyoming for years have floated bills aimed at preventing discrimination against gays and lesbians but have found little support. Now, they seem to have gained some — among Republican lawmakers. It remains to be seen whether gay rights suppo…
Dick Cheney To Speak At Wyo. GOP Dinner
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney will be the guest speaker at a Wyoming Republican Party dinner next month. Cheney will speak Feb. 9 at the dinner being held at the Little America Hotel in Cheyenne. The party says the event is open to the public. Tickets are available b…
White House, GOP Draw Red Lines In Debt Debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats are drawing lines in the sand they say they’ll never cross when it comes to the U.S. debt limit. The tough talk on the Sunday morning talk shows doesn’t bode well for voters who are frustrated by political gridlock. Repub…
Condoleezza Rice: GOP Sent ‘Mixed Messages’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Republican Party must adapt better to rapidly changing demographics in the United States, saying the GOP sent “mixed messages” in the election campaign on immigration and women’s issues. Rice tells …
Romney To Attend Wife’s Convention Speech
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney will attend his wife’s speech to the Republican National Convention Tuesday night. Ann Romney confirmed her husband’s plans while speaking to reporters Tuesday morning as the couple flew from Boston to the conventi…
Christie Promises ‘Hard Truths’ In Keynote GOP Speech
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the highest-profile speaking slot at a party convention for someone not running for president or vice president — and at the Republican convention this month in Florida, the role of keynote speaker will be filled by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. He tells…
Romney Takes Delegate From Santorum in Wyoming
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney’s supporters in Wyoming have successfully challenged a delegate to the party’s national convention that had been awarded to rival Rick Santorum — showing the lengths the campaigns are willing to go to fight over a single delegate. S…
House GOP To Unveil Budget Blueprint
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to draw a contrast with President Barack Obama on taxes and spending, Republicans controlling the House are releasing an election-year budget plan that would impose sharp cuts on many programs but would still fail to reach balance over the coming decade. Republicans ar…