Your GOP Candidates: IN FOCUS

Today the Republican National Committee launched: “In Focus: The Republican Field,” a video series highlighting the most diverse and accomplished field of candidates in history. The series gives voters an exclusive and unfiltered look at the GOP’s deep and inspirational bench of candidates.So far, nine candidates have sat down for a one-on-one interview with the RNC’s Tara Wall....more

ObamaCare: Burdening Women

Remember the long list of promises that accompanied the sales pitch for ObamaCare? “If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep your plan”, “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor,” and most notably the promise that the “Affordable” Care Act will reduce the cost of premiums for individuals and families? Republicans didn’t buy into those promises then and today we are sadly seeing the reality: sky-rocketing premiums, canceled coverage, and a clear shift to part-time jobs....more
Everyone's experience is different depending on where you live and your employer. All in all ...more

Susan B. Anthony, Republicans, and a Mother's Letter: The 19th Amendment's Road to Ratification

Yesterday, we marked the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Ninety-three years later, it’s easy to forget the long fight for the amendment—a struggle that spanned decades and ended with a mother’s last minute letter to her Republican son in the Tennessee legislature. Image courtesy RNC...more

Women on the Right Unite to Elect More Women

Today the Republican National Committee, alongside the National Republican Senatorial Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee, the Republican Governors Association, the Republican State Leadership Committee, the College Republican National Committee, and female leaders from the state and national levels, will announce an initiative to get more Republican women into office.We’re calling it, “Women on the Right UNITE.” This is absolutely critical work. America needs more women in public office, and Republicans are making a commitment to do our part....more
@Kathy K , I hear you!  There is absolutely nothing wrong with voting your conscience, but ...more

Chris Christie: A GOP Rebel With a Cause?

Is Chris Christie a rebel with a cause? The New Jersey governor seems hell-bent on making an enemy of his own party. The most recent fisticuffs with House Speaker John Boehner over a delayed vote on a $60 billion superstorm Sandy recovery bill certainly raised the GOP ire. Here's just a sample of his acerbic sound bites:...more

The Elephant in the Room

(or the Donkey – whichever one floats your boat)Tomorrow is Election Day. Whew! We finally made it to this monumental point, hopefully with our sanity intact. Many of us have early voted. As a former Elections Manager I’m happy to see that citizens around the country early voted in record numbers, with what looks to be record numbers voting tomrrow....more

How to Develop A Solid Political Campaign Message

A campaign message is NOT the same thing as a campaign slogan.  A campaign message doesn’t have to but pretty or concise, as you will not be sharing it with anyone but your campaign staff through your written campaign plan.  It should, however, say exactlywhat you want to say with your campaign.  It is the dramatic action – the driving force – of your campaign.  It should be the words that embody of all your motivation for running for office....more