“I have to tell you, I’ve looked at this thing that Jeb Bush has created, I don’t know how in the world that’s legal,” campaign finance lawyer Cleta Mitchell tells Breitbart News, referring to his formation of a leadership PAC and Super PAC, but no known “testing the waters” account.
When Senate Republicans changed the name of the Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights to the simpler Subcommittee on the Constitution this past January, Democrats pounced, claiming that the name change meant that Republicans did not care about civil rights or human rights. Wednesday, the Subcommittee, led by Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), will hold its first official hearing on a human rights issue that should be supported by Democrats: the testing of the nationwide backlog of rape kits.
In a race that many are calling the first round in the 2016 election cycle battles, Republicans in Florida scored a significant victory on Tuesday night, when Republican Lenny Curry defeated the incumbent Democrat Mayor of Jackonsville Alvin Brown.
After years of odd, troubling, and threatening behavior by an Oklahoma stripper, she claimed that a Texas State Senator was stalking her, even though he had not been in Oklahoma during the relevant period. On Tuesday, the judge assigned to the case dismissed her request for a protective order, but that happened after several days of media speculation by a press all-too-willing to believe salacious accusations against a conservative Republican.
Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL) was in an Orange County, Florida court on Monday for the latest round in his messy divorce battle with his estranged wife and mother of his five children, Lolita.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott is poised to wield enormous influence in the 2016 Republican presidential primary, if he so chooses. Although he expressed a desire to stay neutral earlier this month, Abbott recently seems to be inching closer to exerting his influence, even if he stops short of making an actual endorsement.
ORLANDO, Florida—As the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) gathers in Orlando for their quarterly meeting, RPOF Chairman Blaise Ingoglia joined Breitbart News for an exclusive interview about the party’s plans for 2016 and the important role he expects Florida to play in the elections.
Former Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) is planning to launch his presidential campaign in Dallas on June 4th, according to an email sent by RickPAC, a political action committee that is supporting him.
A third-grade teacher in a rural West Texas town has resigned after some parents complained when their children were upset about a video she showed in class back in March.
NEW HOME, Texas — Residents of a small West Texas town rallied to support a third-grade teacher whose job is on the line after some parents complained when she showed her students a short video about a doll that is rumored to have evil powers and then reportedly warned the children not to tell their parents about what she showed them. On Monday night, the school board debated whether to renew her contract but a decision has not yet been reached.
A poll released this week by Quinnipiac University purports to show that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has “an early lock” on the Democratic nomination, “apparently undamaged by a nationwide flood of negative publicity.”
Parents of third-grade students in a rural West Texas school district are up in arms after a teacher showed her classroom a scary video about a demon-possessed doll — and then warned the children not to tell their parents about it. The teacher is now back in the classroom.
With a margin of error of +/-3 percent, and what appears to be a systemic oversampling of Democrats, the interpretation by the Times of this poll is not as clear cut as their sunny headline would convey.
U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) will reportedly launch a Senate campaign. He starts with a war chest of more than $1 million in his House campaign account, which federal election law permits him to roll over into a Senate campaign.
In a series of interviews, new presidential candidate Carly Fiorina Fiorina acknowledged that she would not raise as much money as other candidates, “but we’ll raise sufficient money.” Fiorina also said that she would “run a different kind of campaign” and would spend the money she raised wisely, so that she would be able to be competitive and “do what we need to do.”
Former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina conducted a media call Monday morning after announcing she is running for president. In response to a question about what she would do on her first day in office if she were elected, Fiorina said that her first phone call would be to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina announced she was running for President Monday morning, and in the video posted on her website, CarlyForPresident.com, she took on Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
As she gets set to announce a presidential bid, Carly Fiorina talks about her thoughts on the Democrats’ “war on women” strategy and how they had been successful, to at least some extent, in branding the Republican party and its candidates as antagonistic to women.
In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News just a few days before she is set to enter the 2016 presidential race, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina discussed her experiences on the campaign trail and her ideas for improving the economy.
Sen. Tom Cotton Zarif takes on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, challenging him to come to Washington, D.C. to “debate Iran’s record of tyranny, treachery, & terror” and mocking Zarif’s “cowardly character,” as exhibited by how he “hid in US during Iran-Iraq war while peasants & kids were marched to die.”
If Jeb Bush or Chris Christie win the Republican nomination, conservative icon Richard Viguerie warns, “it would probably bring into the open this whole civil war” over immigration. In fact, he cautions, it “would probably split the GOP.”
In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News just a few days before she is set to enter the 2016 presidential race, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina shared her thoughts about the riots and unrest in Baltimore.
Ted Cruz is taking a strong stand on Cuba, both in his presidential campaign and in his day job as a senator. He comes by his position naturally.
So there you have it, folks. Any time a Republican presidential candidate interacts with anyone who’s gay, it will apparently be newsworthy. The real issue, as Sen. Cruz pointed out, is that his actions did not match the hateful stereotype that liberals have of socially conservative Republicans.
The Republican presidential contenders in the U.S. Senate were mostly united against the confirmation of Loretta Lynch, President Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed Eric Holder as U.S. Attorney General.