Saturday, February 25, 2012

California republican convention

  • Outcry over the perceived failings of the Obama administration and a determination to win back the White House in 2012 dominated the rhetoric at the Friday Dinner Banquet of the California Republican Convention in Burlingame.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • As California Republicans gather this weekend for their biannual convention, they will do so with no statewide officeholder and no obvious stable of up-and-comers to compete for one.
  • (Sacramento Bee)
  • If California Republicans want to win elections, they need to rally behind issues and messages that voters support, leaders said at the opening day of the state GOPs convention. It seems like a no-brainer.
  • (Contra Costa Times)
  • As activists descend on the Bay Area this weekend for the state GOPs spring convention, the California Republican Party has been struck with a few hard realities: The Republicans registration numbers are down to an all-time low: 30.4 percent.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • One benefit California Republicans may have this election was scheduled to speak at this weekends convention. Nationally, Republicans have a lot to be happy about and have a strong bench of rising political stars: Florida Sen.
  • (Orange County Register)
  • GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will headline the California Republican Party spring convention later this month. The convention runs from Feb. 24-26 at the  in Burlingame, and Gingrich will be the keynote speaker on Feb. 25 at 12 p.m.
  • (Patch)
  • The California Republican Party, which begins its three-day convention in Burlingame today, is in a bind at a moment when it is trying to broaden its appeal.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • But now, as the Republican contest to take on President Obama notably at this weekends state GOP convention. That is a recognition of Californias prominence on the national stage, said Ron Nehring, the former state party chairman.
  • (Los Angeles Times)

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