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Koch Bros – Trump’s record is unacceptable

the republican party is overwhelmingly against a donald trump nomination and the koch brothers will spend their millions making sure it doesn't happen

Being prepared is critical to surviving unnatural calamities, and the Republican Party is beginning to plan for the worst – Donald Trump winning the presidential bid. Last week, during private meetings in Washington D.C. hosted by the Koch brothers, the party discussed what to do if and when Trump wins the nomination. As reported by the New York Times, Senate ...

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Cruz says he was standing up to Washington before Trump

KINGSTON, N.H. — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz framed himself Wednesday night as the political heir to Donald Trump should the billionaire businessman fail in his effort to win the party’s nomination, saying Trump’s supporters should come to his campaign. Trump “has helped frame the central issue of this primary as ‘who will stand up to Washington,'” the Texas senator ...

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Republican Party goes door-to-door to gauge standing for 2016 election

Odds are high that during October, someone will come door-knocking on a weekend to ask whether you plan to vote in November’s election. It’s part of the national Republican Party’s “month of action” in key battleground states such as Pennsylvania, where the party will test for holes in its new year-round ground game. Leaders want to determine strengths and weaknesses ...

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GOP members split from party, ready to tackle climate change

A small coalition of congressional Republicans have broken away from the party’s normal rhetoric by signing a resolution Thursday that recognizes humanity’s role in climate change. The Hill reports that the resolution also endorses steps to combat global warming, though specific solutions were void of the agreement. The resolution frames climate change as an issue of environmental stewardship, which it ...

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Shale Plays Exclusive: Interview with ND Republican Party Executive Director Jason Flohrs

As November 4th approaches, both Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to reach constituents about the importance of voting in the midterm elections. Historically, midterm elections procure a lower turnout, but this November, getting out to vote is more important than ever before. Voters are faced with big decisions on the ballot that could drastically affect not only the oil and ...

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Poll finds major energy support in Pennsylvania


Shane Thielges | Shale Plays Media A new poll reveals that Pennsylvanians overwhelmingly support energy development in the US, reports PoliticsPA. A survey administered by Harris Poll found that 72 percent of respondents support increased production of oil and natural gas development in the country, while 82 percent reported that they approved of developing the nation’s energy infrastructure. Results were ...

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Tea party rejoicing at Cantor’s defeat


By David Espo, AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary defeat at the hands of political neophyte David Brat, an unflinching foe of loosening immigration laws. Speaker John Boehner praised Cantor as “a good friend and ...

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Energy industry backing GOP and they’re ready for a fight

Zachary Toliver | Shale Plays Media Republicans have a good support system going into this year’s election season as energy companies are donating a majority of their contributions to the GOP. Electric utility political action committees (PACs) are on the political offense. According to data from the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics in Washington, cited in Bloomberg News, these PAC’s ...

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