July 25, 2000 |
Workers from City Sign Services install a sign on South Broad Street to welcome the Republican National Convention to the city.
September 5, 2008
ALASKA GOV. Sarah Palin should have no trouble being President if McCain can't fulfill his term. There are so many Republicans that could come to her aid with advice, and they have recent experience. For example, there's George W., Cheney, Rumsfeld, Scooter Libby, Karl Rove, to mention a few. So what's the problem? Mayer Krain Philadelphia
August 28, 2012
A LOOK AT TUESDAY'S highlights from the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. 2 p.m. * RNC Chairman Reince Priebus * Roll call of the states to nominate presidential and vice-presidential candidates. 7 p.m. * House Speaker John Boehner * Former Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum 8 p.m. * Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker 9 p.m. * South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley 10 p.m. * Ann Romney * Keynote address from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Follow @CloutCon on Twitter for more.
January 2, 1991 |
On Election Day, it seemed so easy. The Republican Party, out of power for 28 years in Winslow Township, swept to victory in three of four Township Committee races to forge a 6-3 advantage on the nine-member body. Euphoria was the GOP order of the day. But now, a bitter party battle threatens to engulf the Republicans as township officials prepare for tonight's annual reorganization, where the spoils of an election victory are doled out in jobs and appointments. The fight - which is over appointments but has its roots in a personal feud between Mayor Norman F. Tomasello and Committeeman James Powell - splits the Republican camp down the middle, leaving the newly formed Township Committee with an oddly fractured 3-3-3 arrangement.
November 8, 2004
SO, IF Hollywood is all "pinko commie leftists," what does that make Bruce Willis, Bo Derek, Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Britney Spears, Gene Simmons, the late Johnny Ramone, et al? They're Republican. Many country artists are GOP. Even former actors turned governors - Reagan and Schwarzenegger were/are Republican. Don't think all entertainers are liberal. I have discussions with conservatives who don't resort to name-calling. The venomous tone just feeds into stereotypes that all Republicans are stodgy and incapable of accepting other points of view.
January 18, 2012 |
TRENTON - Republicans in the New Jersey Assembly elected a new leader Tuesday. Assemblyman Jon Bramnick of Union County succeeds Alex DeCroce, who died of an apparent heart attack last week at the end of a long day of voting at the Statehouse. DeCroce had held the top spot since 2003. Bramnick, first elected to the Assembly in 2003, has served as the GOP conference leader since 2009, and was the minority whip before that. Assemblyman Dave Rible of Monmouth County was elevated to conference leader.
March 16, 2013 |
To paraphrase Mark Twain, the rumors of the death of the Republican Party are greatly exaggerated. Why? One need only look to the past, present, and future to find the answers: The past: The Republican Party is rightly tagged the Grand Old Party (GOP) because it is remarkably resilient. After Franklin D. Roosevelt scored a stunning reelection victory in 1936, the GOP was left with 17 senators and 89 House members. But the party bounced back. In 1946, it won control of the Senate, and in 1953, it seized control of the House.
April 9, 2010
WHY DO Republicans continue to vote Republican? Over the last 80 years, they were against Social Security, Medicare and now health care for all. Any program that helps working people, they are against. If President Obama said he would continue tax breaks for the rich, the GOP would back him 100 percent. If the Republicans know this, why do they vote Republican? Over the years, when Republicans are asked why they voted against a bill that helps working people, their famous line is, "We voted against the bill because it does not do enough for the people.
January 23, 1999 |
The Republican National Committee's selection of Philadelphia yesterday as host for the 2000 convention, said Jan Larimer, made everyone feel "all real good and warm and fuzzy inside. " Maybe it was the 6-foot-long cheesesteak that Mayor Rendell presented to the Republicans. Or maybe it was the $20 million line of credit guaranteeing the GOP will get what the city has promised in cold cash and services. Whatever caused that warm feeling, Larimer, who chaired the committee that recommended Philadelphia, called the city's $50 million package "unbelievable.
January 8, 1989 |
By the tone of House Speaker Jim Wright's session-opening speech to his colleagues last week, one would expect the 101st Congress to be bathed in sweetness and light. "Working together" with Republicans was the basic theme of the House's top Democrat, who talked about the virtues of cooperation and bipartisanship in a murmur as thick as Texas molasses on a wintry morn. "The minority has an important and constructive role to play in the legislative process," Wright said, "and I am eager to encourage that role.