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May 21, 2013
North Dakota GOP chairman stepping down
BISMARCK -- The chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party is stepping down. In an email to party officials Monday, Stan Stein, 62, announced that he would not seek another term as chairman. "Our party is in a solid financial position, we have an excellent staff and committed...
May 21, 2013 - 3:33pm
February 26, 2013
Obama rejects plan for more say in spending cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama brushed off a Republican plan Tuesday to give him flexibility to allocate $85 billion in looming spending cuts, wanting no part of a deal that would force him to choose between the bad and the terrible. Three days out and no closer to any...
Nation and World/News
February 26, 2013 - 9:00pm
February 10, 2013
Senator vows to delay Obama's nominees over Libya
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A leading Republican senator said Sunday he would hold up Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominees to head the Pentagon and the CIA until the White House provided more answers about the Sept. 11 attack against a U.S. installation in Benghazi, Libya. The...
Nation and World/News
February 10, 2013 - 4:00pm
February 8, 2013
In a switch, GOP governors back expanding Medicaid
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Once largely united in resisting the Obama administration's new health care overhaul, a growing number of Republican governors are now buying into parts of the system as the financial realities of their states' medical costs begin to counterbalance the fierce...
Nation and World/News
February 8, 2013 - 7:00pm
February 10, 2012
Santorum, Romney sell selves to conservatives
CHARLES BABINGTON Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- GOP presidential rivals made contrasting appeals to conservatives Friday, with Mitt Romney saying he proved his mettle as Massachusetts governor and Rick Santorum saying Romney is so moderate that electing him would be a "hollow...
February 10, 2012 - 4:30pm
January 2, 2011
GOP agenda: Major impact may be on 2012 election
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican agenda for the new Congress that convenes Wednesday may have a greater impact on the 2012 elections than on the lives of Americans in the next two years. Republicans promise to cut spending, roll back President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...
January 2, 2011 - 9:37pm
GOP investigator critical of attorney general
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican's top House investigator has a suggestion for Attorney General Eric Holder: Step it up or step down. California Rep. Darrell Issa says Holder is hurting the Obama administration because the Justice Department isn't doing more to investigate several...
January 2, 2011 - 6:33pm
Senator proposes permanent US bases in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A leading GOP lawmaker on U.S. military policy says he wants American officials to consider establishing permanent military bases in Afghanistan. Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina says that having a few U.S. air bases in Afghanistan would be a benefit to the...
January 2, 2011 - 5:31pm
December 26, 2010
New, more Republican Congress will shift immigration debate to more enforcement
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The end of the year means a turnover of House control from Democratic to Republican and, with it, Congress' approach to immigration. In a matter of weeks, Congress will go from trying to help young, illegal immigrants become legal to debating whether children...
December 26, 2010 - 11:00pm
Letter to the editor: Economic actions, errors led to Democrats losing power
Non-congratulations to the Republican Party on its Nov. 2 election victory. It was anything but deserved, given the level of recklessness they brought to Congress the last time they had the majority. Contrary to all the right-wing lies, Democrats didn't lose because of some plot...
November 26, 2010 - 6:38am
November 23, 2010
N.D. Republican leader resigns
BISMARCK (AP) -- The executive director of the North Dakota Republican Party is resigning. Adam Jones says he's going back to his home state of Utah to be closer to family and pursue other options. Jones held the post about two years. He said he came to North Dakota to get two Republicans...
November 23, 2010 - 7:53am
November 18, 2010
Emineth says he won't run for national GOP chair
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Former North Dakota Republican state chairman Gary Emineth says he won't run for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee. Emineth has said he was considering a run because he believes incumbent Michael Steele hasn't done a good job. The Bismarck...
November 18, 2010 - 10:59am
November 9, 2010
Clark to resign as N.D. GOP chairman Friday
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Tony Clark says he'll be resigning Friday as chairman of the state Republican Party. Clark has been chairman since July 27. He was picked after former chairman Gary Emineth resigned to devote more attention to his business...
November 9, 2010 - 11:07am
August 28, 2010
Former GOP treasurer sentenced for stealing
WADENA, Minn. -- The former treasurer of the Wadena County Republican Party was given a one-year suspended sentence and 20 days of home monitoring for embezzling funds from the party over the last two years. Sue Rebischke, 61, of Wadena, whose full name is Linda Sue Rebischke, was...
August 28, 2010 - 7:37am
August 21, 2010
Minn. GOP's women video gets national attention
WOODBURY, Minn. - A female GOP candidate said a local Republican Party official's decision to post a video on the party's website that showed attractive photos of Republican women and unflattering photos of Democratic women was "juvenile" and distracting. "It was a very juvenile...
August 21, 2010 - 7:41am