GOP race shifts California’s political fault lines

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the party’s […]

Gingrich: GOP Failing to Grasp New Demographics

WASHINGTON – Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says President Barack Obama’s campaign was “eight, maybe 10 years, ahead” of the Republican Party last year in understanding the rapidly changing face of the American electorate. Gingrich tells “CBS This Morning” that GOP strategists have failed to respond effectively to the new demographic landscape. Gingrich, who ran […]

GOP Promotes Diversity At Convention

TAMPA – Condoleezza Rice got a huge roar of approval from fellow Republicans when she recounted the story of her life, of a little girl who “grows up in Jim Crow Birmingham _ the most segregated big city in America.” “Her parents can’t take her to a movie theater or a restaurant,” remembered the former […]