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In Ohio, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus will visit Central State University – a historically black university – where he’ll help launch the College Republican’s local chapter. On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus will visit the campus of Central State University in Ohio to speak to students during the launch of a College Republican chapter at the Historically Black University (HBCU). In addition, Priebus will speak with students and school administrators about expanding educational opportunity and economic empowerment. Click HERE to learn more.
In Utah, Mia Love captured the GOP nomination in the 4th Congressional District. As Fox News reports: “Rising Republican star Mia Love comfortably secured her party’s nomination to replace retiring Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, on Saturday, putting her one step closer to becoming the first black female Republican elected to Congress.”
In Northern Virginia, Micah Edmond defeated his primary opponent and captured the Republican nomination. The Washington Post reports: “Republicans on Saturday nominated Marine Corps veteran and former congressional aide Micah Edmond for the U.S. House in a liberal Northern Virginia district…At a Thursday candidate forum, Edmond, who is African American and converted to Judaism at a young age, cast himself as moderate Republican.“
The Root reports, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus denounces Cliven Bundy’s comments saying, “Bundy’s comments are completely beyond the pale. Both highly offensive and 100 percent wrong on race.”
Here was my statement to The Root: “Bundy isn’t an elected official or spokesman for any party, so his comments are his own. Nevertheless, they should be—and rightfully were—denounced. Such views on race are disturbing and heinous.”
Last week, The Washington Free Beacon reported that Quinn’s campaign was under fire for comparing black Republicans to Jews who collaborated with the Nazis. CNN reports that Quinn’s campaign has since responded but not before facing immediate backlash.
According to a recent poll, just 25 percent of Americans say President Obama’s agenda would increase opportunities for people like them, compared to 46 percent who expect his agenda to diminish their economic opportunity and 23 percent who don’t think it affects them. The RNC’s Research Department posted a new document highlighting these new poll numbers.
The RNC’s Research Department is out with a new document titled, “Donkey In The Room,” which reminds voters that DNC Chairwoman Wasserman-Schultz is heading to Chicago to solicit big money from some of the wealthiest individuals in her party.
- Meanwhile the RNC also released a Spotify playlist for this posh event in the Windy City. Today the Democrats are in Chicago kissing the rings of big donors like Tom Steyer at the Democracy Alliance convention….We thought we’d send Debbie Wasserman Schultz and the rest of the Democrats on their way with a Spotify playlist for their travels.
And, In Case You Missed It…
RNC Communications Director Sean Spicer calls out CNN host for double standard over offensive Democrat comments.