Republican Party (GOP) http://www.kunc.org en RNC Visits Denver As Search Continues For 2016 GOP Convention Host City http://www.kunc.org/post/rnc-visits-denver-search-continues-2016-gop-convention-host-city <p>Six cities are still in the running for the 2016 RNC National Convention. Including Denver, others on the list like Las Vegas, Dallas, Kansas City, Cleveland and Cincinnati will all receive ‘technical visits’ to give organizers a better feel for the cities’ offerings.</p><p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:47:41 +0000 Nathan Heffel 55459 at http://www.kunc.org RNC Visits Denver As Search Continues For 2016 GOP Convention Host City Gay Candidate May Help Mass. GOP End Losing Streak http://www.kunc.org/post/gay-candidate-may-help-mass-gop-end-losing-streak Republicans in Massachusetts have lost the past 92 U.S. House races. That's a staggering number — the worst GOP drought in the country.<p>But analysts say this year the party might have a man who could snap that losing streak. He is vying for a seat in the Massachusetts 6th Congressional District, just north of Boston.<p>In many ways, Richard Tisei is a quintessential New England politician. He even sports the classic side-part hairstyle with a bit of that Kennedy swoosh. Old ladies tell him he's handsome. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:14:00 +0000 55244 at http://www.kunc.org Gay Candidate May Help Mass. GOP End Losing Streak Common Core Turns Business Leaders Against Oklahoma GOP http://www.kunc.org/post/common-core-turns-business-leaders-against-oklahoma-gop Mike Neal gets annoyed when he talks about politicians in his state. Just three years ago, when the Common Core State Standards for education were implemented, no one had a problem with them, says Neal, president of the Tulsa, Okla., Regional Chamber of Commerce.<p>"It's been a really frustrating situation to the business community in Oklahoma in that we've all been on the same page, from the governor, the House, the Senate, school board members," Neal says. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:18:00 +0000 Claudio Sanchez 55205 at http://www.kunc.org Common Core Turns Business Leaders Against Oklahoma GOP With Wind At Its Back, GOP Expands 2014 Senate Map http://www.kunc.org/post/wind-its-back-gop-expands-2014-senate-map Republicans seem to have all the momentum lately when it comes to the battle for control of the U.S. Senate.<p>GOP chances were already looking brighter because of the drag on Democrats from the Affordable Care Act and President Obama's low approval ratings. Then came two developments that suddenly expanded the playing field: Former GOP Sen. Scott Brown recently announced his intent to run against New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, and GOP Rep. Cory Gardner jumped in against Colorado Democratic Sen. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 00:17:00 +0000 Frank James 54826 at http://www.kunc.org With Wind At Its Back, GOP Expands 2014 Senate Map Who Won’t Be At The GOP Governor’s Debate? http://www.kunc.org/post/who-won-t-be-gop-governor-s-debate <p>A crowded field of Republicans is hoping to keep Governor John Hickenlooper from serving a second-term in the November 2014 election. But recent polling from <a href="http://www.quinnipiac.edu/institutes-and-centers/polling-institute/colorado/release-detail?ReleaseID=2004">Quinnipiac University</a> still shows the Governor ahead of his six GOP rivals.</p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:11:43 +0000 Brian Larson & Jody Hope Strogoff 54135 at http://www.kunc.org Who Won’t Be At The GOP Governor’s Debate?