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Republican National Committee Issues Statement on CNN Democrat Leadership Debate
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 -- The Republican National Committee issued the following statement by Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on the CNN Democrat leadership debate:

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel released the following statement on tonight's CNN Democrat Leadership Debate:

"Democrats have never been more divided and out of touch with Americans across the country," said Chairwoman McDaniel. "No matter who is charged with picking up the pieces of their broken party, nothing has changed and Democrat leadership remains tone deaf to what voters demanded in November.

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RPOF Continues 'Project Majority Red' Momentum at Leon County Lincoln Dinner
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 23 -- The Florida Republican Party issued the following statement by Chairman Blaise Ingoglia on successful momentum of Project Majority Red:

On February 23rd, during the Leon County Lincoln Dinner, 'Project Majority Red' continued its successful momentum. Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) Chairman Blaise Ingoglia released the following statement:

"Today, the Republican Party of Florida welcomed former Democrat Florida House of Representatives Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda to the Republican Party," said RPOF Chairman Blaise Ingoglia. "Rehwinkel Vasilinda is the newest ... Show Full Article

NRCC Launches 'Death Spiral' Digital Campaign; Releases Paid Web Video
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 -- The National Republican Congressional Committee issued the following news release:

The National Republican Congressional Committee today launched a new Obamacare "Death Spiral" digital campaign. In its first installment, they released a paid web video, "Death Spiral", highlighting the problems with former President Obama's failed healthcare law.

"Democrats are hoping that a small vocal minority drown out the millions who have repeatedly called for dismantling the disaster that is Obamacare," said NRCC Communications Director Matt Gorman.

"This law is rapidly failing ... Show Full Article

MRP Hosts 4th Annual Black History Month Awards, Banquet in Detroit
LANSING, Mich., Feb. 23 -- The Michigan Republican Party issued the following news release:

Last night, the Michigan Republican Party hosted their 4th Annual Black History Month Awards and Banquet Ceremony at the St. Regis Hotel in Detroit. The event featured keynote speaker Gianno Caldwell, President and Founder of Caldwell Strategic Consulting.

"We join the nation in celebrating Black History Month, honoring the contributions African Americans have made to our state and our country," said Michigan Republican Party Chairman Ron Weiser. "We celebrate as not only a salute to the past, but ... Show Full Article

Fla. Dems Issues Statement on Trump's 'Attack on Transgender Students'
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Feb. 23 -- The Florida Democratic Party issued the following statement by Terry Fleming, Florida LGBTA Democratic Caucus president:

"Democrats believe that everyone should be treated fairly with the respect and dignity they deserve -- especially our students.

"Every child deserves to be able go to school without fear of being bullied and harrassed.

"The Florida Democratic Party will always stand up for transgender students and Donald Trump's attempts to turn the clock back on civil rights will be defeated."

Arizona Dems: Profile in Courage: Gosar Opts Out of In-Person Constituent Meeting
PHOENIX, Feb. 23 -- The Arizona Democratic Party issued the following news release:

You can't make this stuff up.

In late January, Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar puts together an in-person town hall meeting, and invites Virginia Rep. Dave Brat along for the ride.

Rep. David Brat, of Eric Cantor notoriety, is the same Congressman who for weeks was avoiding holding town halls in his district, running away from his constituents saying, "The women are in my grill no matter where I go."

But before yesterday, the in-person meeting was moving forward.

Yesterday, Rep. Gosar puts out a statement ... Show Full Article

'Premiums Have Skyrocketed over 100 Percent ... Failure Is Not an Option'
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 -- The Ripon Society issued the following news release on Feb. 17:

U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (OH-12) appeared before a breakfast meeting of The Ripon Society yesterday morning to discuss the effort underway on Capitol Hill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Tiberi serves as Chairman of the Ways & Means Subcommittee on Health. As such, he will be one of the key architects of any reform plan that is approved. In his remarks, he made clear that replacing the problem-plagued health care law will not be accomplished in one fell swoop. Rather, it will be a multi-step ... Show Full Article