Republican Party http://wamc.org en "The Wrongs Of The Right: Language, Race, And The Republican Party In The Age Of Obama" http://wamc.org/post/wrongs-right-language-race-and-republican-party-age-obama <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Despite the utopian proclamations that we are now live in a color-blind, postracial country, the grim reality is that implicit racial biases are more entrenched than ever.</p><p><em>In Wrongs of the Right</em>, Matthew W. Hughey and Gregory S. Parks set postracial claims into relief against a background of pre- and post-election racial animus directed at Obama, his administration, and African Americans.</p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 94816 at http://wamc.org "The Wrongs Of The Right: Language, Race, And The Republican Party In The Age Of Obama" Republican Party Leaders Rail Against President Obama's NY, PA Bus Tour http://wamc.org/post/republican-party-leaders-rail-against-president-obamas-ny-pa-bus-tour <p>National and state Republican Party leaders are calling President Obama’s upcoming New York visit a lame duck bus tour.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 18:29:49 +0000 Allison Dunne 71920 at http://wamc.org Republican Party Leaders Rail Against President Obama's NY, PA Bus Tour Veteran State Senator Resigning To Take University Post http://wamc.org/post/veteran-state-senator-resigning-take-university-post <p>A veteran state legislator from western Massachusetts is leaving office.&nbsp; Republican State Senator Michael Knapik of Westfield confirms he will resign Friday to take a new post in the administration at Westfield State University.&nbsp; Knapik is in his 10<sup>th</sup> term. His departure will leave only 3 Republicans in the 40 member senate.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Knapik this morning.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 16:20:26 +0000 Paul Tuthill 70741 at http://wamc.org Veteran State Senator Resigning To Take University Post Mass. U.S. Senate Candidate Will Not Sign "People's Pledge" http://wamc.org/post/mass-us-senate-candidate-will-not-sign-peoples-pledge <p></p><p></p><p>BOSTON (AP) — A Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate says he has no interest in signing a pledge to discourage outside groups from running ads in the upcoming special election in Massachusetts.</p><p></p><p>State Rep. Daniel Winslow said Thursday his campaign would welcome "positive" help from any outside group.</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 03:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 57877 at http://wamc.org Mass. U.S. Senate Candidate Will Not Sign "People's Pledge" Little Star Power For Republicans In Senate Election http://wamc.org/post/little-star-power-republicans-senate-election <p>The Massachusetts Republican Party remains optimistic about the upcoming special election to fill the senate seat formerly held by Secretary of State John Kerry.&nbsp; But it appears the minority party in the Bay State is facing long odds.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:01:59 +0000 Paul Tuthill 57401 at http://wamc.org Little Star Power For Republicans In Senate Election