GOP Poised to Select Milwaukee as 2024 Convention Site
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GOP Poised to Select Milwaukee as 2024 Convention Site
2022-07-16 20:28:34
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A site selection panel has selected Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as the host city for the 2024 Republican National Convention. The panel’s pick isn’t the final word, however, as the full RNC must approve the selection committee’s choice at its... Read More

Political News
RNC Votes to Withdraw From Presidential Debates Commission 
2022-04-14 21:57:44
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Republican National Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to withdraw from the Commission on Presidential Debates, claiming the organization unfairly favored Democrat Joe Biden over incumbent Republican Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 election. The commission has organized... Read More

Jan. 6
McConnell Rebukes RNC, Calls Jan. 6 'Violent Insurrection'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is criticizing the Republican National Committee for censuring two House GOP lawmakers investigating the “violent insurrection” on Jan. 6, 2021, saying it’s not the party’s job to police the views of lawmakers.... Read More

Political News
RNC to Require Presidential Candidates Skip Nonpartisan Commission Debates
2022-01-13 20:07:01
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Republican National Committee has told the Committee on Presidential Debates that it plans to require candidates pledge they will not participate in presidential debates run by the nonpartisan commission. In a letter dated Thursday, RNC Chairwoman Ronna... Read More

FBI, ATF Increase Reward Leading to Arrest of Capitol Hill Pipe Bomb Suspect
2021-01-21 20:24:12
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms have increased the reward for information that could help identify a suspect who placed pipe bombs outside the headquarters of the Democratic and Republican National Committee offices Jan.... Read More

State News
RNC Intervenes In Iowa Dispute Over Absentee Voting
2020-07-29 20:24:39
by Gaspard Le Dem

WASHINGTON - The Republican National Committee on Monday urged Iowa election officials to block counties from sending out absentee ballot request forms with pre-filled voter information. In a letter, the RNC’s chief counsel asked Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate... Read More

2020 Elections
Done Deal: Trump to Accept GOP Nomination in Jacksonville
2020-06-12 15:20:36
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - After an accelerated, last-minute search, the Republican National Committee has selected Jacksonville, Fla., as the site of its presidential nominating convention's keynote events, including President Donald Trump's prime-time speech accepting the GOP nomination. “We are thrilled to celebrate... Read More

Political News
Jacksonville Is New Front-Runner to Host GOP Convention, GOP Chair Says

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Republican National Chair Ronna McDaniel said Wednesday that Jacksonville, Fla., is the front-runner for hosting the biggest night of the Republican convention, prompting blowback from some Charlotte leaders. A move to Florida would yank the highest profile... Read More

Political News
RNC Safety Proposal for Charlotte Convention Makes No Mention of Masks, Distancing
2020-05-29 14:45:04
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A letter outlining the Republican National Committee's coronavirus safety plan for its upcoming presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, includes several medical checks, but makes no mention of either wearing masks or requirements for social distancing. The... Read More

Political News
GOP Governors Offer States as Alternative Sites for GOP Convention
2020-05-26 18:16:34
by Dan McCue

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has offered his state and its "world-class facilities" to serve as host of the Republican National Convention in August, a day after President Donald Trump threatened to move the event from North Carolina unless he is... Read More

RNC, Michigan GOP File Motion to Intervene in Battleground Voting Rights Case
2020-02-24 16:26:44
by Dan McCue

The Republican National Committee and Michigan Republican Party last week filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit over the right of organizers to participate in elections. The underlying lawsuit was filed by Priorities USA, a Democratic super PAC, in... Read More

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