Republican National Committee
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The Republican National Committee (or RNC) is the official organization representing the Republican Party in American politics.
The primary responsibilities of the RNC are as follows:
- Developing and promoting the Republican political platform.
- Coordinating fundraising and election strategy.
- Organizing and running the Republican National Convention.
When he became RNC Chairman in 2005, Ken Mehlman listed as his goals:
- Enacting and articulating the party’s reform agenda.
- Deepening and broadening the party’s membership.
- Working to elect the best candidates in 2005, 2006 and 2008.
- Institutionalizing a grassroots focus.
- Mike Duncan, Chairman
- Jo Ann Davidson, Co-Chairman
- Kelly McCullough, Chief of Staff
- Brian Jones, Communications Director
- Danny Diaz, Deputy Communications Director
- Matt Rhoades, Research Director and Deputy Communications Director
- Tracey Schmitt, Press Secretary
- Tara Wall, Director of Outreach Communications
- Michael Turk, eCampaign Director
- Mindy Finn, Deputy eCampaign Director
- Robert M. Duncan, Counsel
Republican National Committee
310 First Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202 863-8500
Fax: 202 863-8820
E-mail: info AT rnc.org
Articles and resources
- Bush administration U.S. attorney firings controversy
- Democratic National Committee
- Kenneth B. Mehlman, former Chairman
- Mel Martinez, former Chairman
- political microtargeting
- TargetPoint Consulting, Inc.
- values voters
- vote caging
- Official site of the Republican National Committee
- History of the Republican Party
- Republican Party Platform (from the RNC site)
- Republican Party Rules (from the RNC site)
- Compare where the Republican Party stands on the issues at whereIstand.com
- John Aravosis, "Republican National Committee regularly takes contributions from gay porn 'king'," AMERICAblog, October 29, 2006. re Nicholas T. Boyias
- John Aravosis, "GOP porn scandal widens: In addition to accepting donations from gay 'porn king,' GOP also took money from 'porn queen' Mary Carey," AMERICAblog, October 29, 2006. re Mary Carey
- John Aravosis, "GOP invited known porn star to dinner with Bush, lunch with Rove, AGAIN in 2006," AMERICAblog, October 30, 2006.
- Dan Balz, "Mehlman Won't Seek Another Term as Republican Party Chief," Washington Post, November 10, 2006.
- John Aravosis, "Anti-gay Senator, with ties to Mark Foley, to head up Republican party," AMERICAblog, November 13, 2006. re Mel Martinez and Mark Foley / page scandal
- Nico Pitney, "Waxman Warns RNC, Bush-Cheney ‘04 Campaign: Don’t Delete Your Emails," Think Progress, March 26, 2007. re Bush administration U.S. attorney firings controversy
- Paul Kiel, "Waxman Wants RNC Emails," TPMmuckraker, March 26, 2007.
- Paul Kiel, "Waxman Requests RNC Emails," TPMmuckraker, April 4, 2007.
- Tom Hamburger, "Party-issued laptops now a White House headache. Democrats say a private e-mail system was used in violation of federal rules," Los Angeles Times, April 9, 2007.
- Paul Kiel, "Does Anybody Know Where My Policy Laptop Is?" TPMmuckraker, April 9, 2007.
- Paul Kiel, "RNC Voter 'Audit' Letter Raises Questions," TPMmuckraker, August 10, 2007.
- Penny Starr, "Q&A with Michael Steele, Candidate for RNC Chairman," CNSNews.com, December 16, 2008.