WASHINGTON (CNN) - While never mentioning President Barack Obama by name, Nevada's governor assailed the president's leadership of the country's economy and criticized the White House for refusing to engage with Republican opposition in Congress.
"Good executives, like all good leaders, must expect opposition when making decisions or when making or enforcing the law," Gov. Brian Sandoval said. "But executives must engage those that disagree with them."
Washington (CNN) - The trouncing Republicans received in November's election was fueled partly by Democrats' success among minorities, who formed a record portion of total turnout and overwhelmingly cast ballots for President Barack Obama.
As the national GOP examines what went wrong, a new effort will focus on electing women and minorities to state office, where organizers say a new generation of Republican leaders can help change the perception that their party is no longer reflective of America's changing population.
Washington (CNN) - At the Council on Foreign relations this week, Sen. Marco Rubio talked tough on the international hotspot of the day, Syria.
"It's time to act now. I don't want to score political points on this issue, I want to see it resolved," Rubio told Time Magazine's Rick Stengel, the event's moderator.
(CNN) - Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval said he was not insulted when Newt Gingrich canceled a previously scheduled meeting with the first term governor.
Sandoval said the two were scheduled to meet, upon Gingrich's request, but that he was later told the former House speaker "had to cancel."
(CNN) – Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signaled Thursday he is open to moving the Nevada caucuses after the other early nominating contests, following pressure from national Republicans.
The Silver State caucuses are currently scheduled for Jan. 14, but Sandoval, the top Republican in the state, said Thursday he would not characterize moving the events to Feb. 4 as "caving."