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April 25, 1993 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The vote was three days past and the Democrats' battle lost, but President Clinton and a senior Republican kept up the argument Saturday over Clinton's defeated economic stimulus program--with the President accusing the Senate's GOP minority of playing "parliamentary games with our people's lives." House Minority Leader Robert H. Michel (R-Ill.
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May 11, 2009 | Paul West
Michael S. Steele completed his first 100 days as Republican national chairman this weekend, but the party let the milestone pass without notice. Steele made history in January as the first African American to head the Republican National Committee. It's been largely downhill since, with Republicans in disarray and Steele under siege over a variety of problems, many self-inflicted.
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July 28, 1994 | JACK NELSON, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
Many moderate Republicans, including veteran U.S. senators, have concluded with a mixture of alarm and amazement that the religious right--already a potent grass-roots force--is poised to take control of the national party and precipitate a political confrontation unparalleled since the rise of Barry Goldwater 30 years ago.
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October 20, 1998 | MARK Z. BARABAK, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Once Matt Fong was the toast of Washington, his bid to oust U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer touted as the No. 1 priority of national Republicans eager to unseat a despised Democratic incumbent. But with just two weeks left in California's neck-and-neck Senate race, the GOP challenger is scrambling for cash to stay competitive, while party strategists in Washington divert dollars to other races they consider more solid political investments.
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May 11, 2009 | Paul West
Michael S. Steele completed his first 100 days as Republican national chairman this weekend, but the party let the milestone pass without notice. Steele made history in January as the first African American to head the Republican National Committee. It's been largely downhill since, with Republicans in disarray and Steele under siege over a variety of problems, many self-inflicted.
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October 20, 1998 | MARK Z. BARABAK, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Once Matt Fong was the toast of Washington, his bid to oust U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer touted as the No. 1 priority of national Republicans eager to unseat a despised Democratic incumbent. But with just two weeks left in California's neck-and-neck Senate race, the GOP challenger is scrambling for cash to stay competitive, while party strategists in Washington divert dollars to other races they consider more solid political investments.
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September 14, 2005 | From Associated Press
Two associates of U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) were indicted Tuesday on additional felony charges of violating Texas election law and criminal conspiracy to violate election law for their role in the 2002 legislative races. The indictments were the latest charges from a grand jury investigating the use of corporate money in the campaigns that gave Republicans control of the Texas House.
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June 7, 1989 | From Associated Press
A Republican national party official resigned today under fire, which included a condemnation from a "disgusted" President Bush, for writing a biting memo comparing new House Speaker Thomas F. Foley's "closet liberal" record with that of a homosexual congressman. Bush called Lee Atwater, chairman of the Republican National Committee, to complain about the incident and Atwater apologized to Foley, said White House Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater. "We consider the matter closed," he added.
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December 5, 2001 | MARK Z. BARABAK and RONALD BROWNSTEIN, TIMES POLITICAL WRITERS
President Bush, acting swiftly to plug a hole in his political team, has chosen former Montana Gov. Marc Racicot to chair the Republican National Committee, party leaders said Tuesday. The selection of Racicot, 52, is set to be announced today at the White House. Racicot will succeed Virginia Gov. James S. Gilmore, who announced his resignation Friday after months of tense relations with the White House.
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September 13, 1998 | PHIL WILLON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bob Dole, the Republican presidential candidate who lost to Bill Clinton in 1996, on Saturday urged GOP loyalists to show restraint as Congress investigates allegations of perjury endangering the Clinton presidency. Dole resisted attacking Clinton for alleged improprieties surrounding the president's affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, saying "everybody makes mistakes in life."
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July 28, 1994 | JACK NELSON, TIMES WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF
Many moderate Republicans, including veteran U.S. senators, have concluded with a mixture of alarm and amazement that the religious right--already a potent grass-roots force--is poised to take control of the national party and precipitate a political confrontation unparalleled since the rise of Barry Goldwater 30 years ago.
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April 25, 1993 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The vote was three days past and the Democrats' battle lost, but President Clinton and a senior Republican kept up the argument Saturday over Clinton's defeated economic stimulus program--with the President accusing the Senate's GOP minority of playing "parliamentary games with our people's lives." House Minority Leader Robert H. Michel (R-Ill.
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September 13, 1998 | PHIL WILLON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bob Dole, the Republican presidential candidate who lost to Bill Clinton in 1996, on Saturday urged GOP loyalists to show restraint as Congress investigates allegations of perjury endangering the Clinton presidency. Dole resisted attacking Clinton for alleged improprieties surrounding the president's affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, saying "everybody makes mistakes in life."
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October 7, 1994 | JOHN SCHWADA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As he faces voters this November, veteran U.S. Rep. Anthony C. Beilenson (D-Woodland Hills) is struggling against a mighty anti-incumbent riptide and a well-financed GOP foe in Richard Sybert, a former top aide to Gov. Pete Wilson. These perils have thrust the 61-year-old Beilenson's bid for a 10th term into the national limelight. National media have focused on Beilenson's plight, as have a slew of political pundits.
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