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Reince Priebus: RNC 'proud' of Virginia gubernatorial effort
Washington Examiner ^ | November 10, 2013 | Zack Colman

Posted on 11/11/2013 1:18:31 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Sunday defended the party's strategy in the Virginia gubernatorial race against attacks from conservative groups that it didn't do enough to help GOP candidate Ken Cuccinelli.

Tea Party groups said the GOP establishment kept its wallet closed to Cuccinelli, the conservative attorney general who lost to Democrat Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday. Democratic party organizations, those groups said, spent more heavily on McAuliffe than the GOP did on Cuccinelli.

But Priebus said the RNC invested heavily in Cuccinelli's "ground game," commenting that he was "proud" of the effort.

"The RNC outside the presidential election is never in the business of buying millions and millions of dollars of ads," Priebus said on CNN's "State of the Union."


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: conservative; cuccinelli; fascist; gopbackstabber; gopbetrayal; mcculiffe; nevertrustthegop; rino; teamromney
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1 posted on 11/11/2013 1:18:32 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

J. Bruce Ismay: White Star Steamship Line ‘proud’ of RMS Titanic Transatlantic Effort


2 posted on 11/11/2013 1:25:52 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Many on the left see faith & family as oppressive, the right sees them as indispensable." Palin)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Liar. That $3 million was spent on opening offices in minority areas, the rest was spent on the entire state Republican slate. No money for Cuccinelli when he needed it most. Now go back to your beltway cocktail circuit, Prebus.


3 posted on 11/11/2013 1:26:30 AM PST by stilloftyhenight (TEA baby! Let's ronll!)
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Truth be told Rinse, the RNC helped elect a democrat.


4 posted on 11/11/2013 1:32:05 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Why would you even listen to a guy named :Reince Priebus


5 posted on 11/11/2013 1:33:24 AM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: Darksheare

Reince FLUSH, Repeat!


6 posted on 11/11/2013 1:34:42 AM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: chicagolady

Megabump!


7 posted on 11/11/2013 1:35:41 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: chicagolady

I call him Rancid Prius.


8 posted on 11/11/2013 1:38:44 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Many on the left see faith & family as oppressive, the right sees them as indispensable." Palin)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The Brits would call him the c-word

Accurately

Hannity soft balled him last week


9 posted on 11/11/2013 1:41:52 AM PST by wardaddy (i loved White Queen)
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To: Darksheare

If we’re into truth telling here, truth be told, that was their intent.
Wasn’t it?


10 posted on 11/11/2013 1:44:30 AM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Question: How many times can Preibus back the GOP up and DRIVE it into that Iceberg before there is real damage?..


11 posted on 11/11/2013 1:56:14 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: chicagolady

I think we have the thread winner here


12 posted on 11/11/2013 1:58:06 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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Knock it off, Reince. The GOP/RNC did an intentionally crappy job.


13 posted on 11/11/2013 2:00:14 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
I'll bet they are, and that's the worst thing about it.
14 posted on 11/11/2013 2:02:14 AM PST by Carry_Okie ("Single payer" is Medicaid for all; they'll pull the sheet over your head when you're done.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

How is the RNC’s treasury doing. Are many people sending them in donations?

I believe we can judge the effectiveness of the RNC by tracking where their money is coming from. It isn’t coming from individuals happy with Rancid.


15 posted on 11/11/2013 2:08:36 AM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: MestaMachine
If we’re into truth telling here, truth be told, that was their intent.

It sure looks that way:

Enough "effort" (spending) to have a number which will impress the LIV, and putting it where and when it will allow the defeat of the TEA party candidate, just to prove how unviable they are (Now, go back and lay by your dish!).

It is a strategy to retain the status quo, and GOPe power, even to the point of handing some races to the Dems.

16 posted on 11/11/2013 2:22:46 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Thank you Scott Walker and Paul Ryan...for Deniece Priebus...it’s time to cut the cheese and kick this liberal out


17 posted on 11/11/2013 2:56:15 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (2014: RINO Hunting Season)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Proud to have guaranteed a Democrat win by not supporting a Republican?
Proud to not have taken advantage of an opportunity strike a timely blow against the evil ObamaCare legislation?
Where is there any difference between the RINO elites and the Demmunist Party elites?
18 posted on 11/11/2013 3:02:50 AM PST by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Rancid is the Uniparty’s Jay Carney...


19 posted on 11/11/2013 3:04:52 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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Preibus also said the RNC would fund Michelle Bachmann’s campaign but didn’t.

No Conservative candidate should rely on GOPe support. Time for Conservative Republicans to break away from the RNC machine and Rove like advisors.


20 posted on 11/11/2013 3:21:06 AM PST by RginTN
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To: F15Eagle

Thank You, Thank You, It’s a great Honor!


21 posted on 11/11/2013 3:27:46 AM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Actually, Rinse Pious IS proud of his effort.

He did absolutely nothing and allowed a fellow liberal Democrat to be elected.

He's beaming with pride right now.

22 posted on 11/11/2013 3:32:23 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

No one should be “proud” of a loss
especially the RNC’s very own Tom Arnold


23 posted on 11/11/2013 3:45:38 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: RginTN

Send your donations to your local TEA Party candidates. Cut off the RNC. They will send your money to GOP-e candidates who would rather see Democrats elected than limited government conservative candidates. Remember how they have treated Ted Cruz and Mike Lee?


24 posted on 11/11/2013 4:04:05 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
But Priebus said the RNC invested heavily in Cuccinelli's "ground game," commenting that he was "proud" of the effort.

Jackass Priebus keeps throwing around the words "ground game" to try and make it seem like the GOP-E was actually doing something for Cuccinelli, when it fact it wasn't. The measly $3 million that the RNC spent was sent down ticket in the summer and dried up on October 1, just as McAuliffe was gaining steam with his lying "war on women" meme.

There was NO Republican ground game in Virginia, and I know a number of county chairmen who were thoroughly frustrated and baffled by the lack of communication and coordination by the party in that race.

Ground game my arse...!

25 posted on 11/11/2013 4:21:53 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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FU reince... you are a rat... a turn coat... a traitor... it was because of you and rove that we lost.


26 posted on 11/11/2013 4:23:06 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Prince Priebus is the complete ass.

I routinely toss ALL requests for money from the DNC into the waste can....unopened.

I NEVER answer any calls from the central Republicrat Party.


27 posted on 11/11/2013 4:23:27 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

What, exactly, is a Reince Priebus ?


28 posted on 11/11/2013 4:40:00 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: IbJensen

Oh, I answer the calls from the RNC and they don’t like what they hear.


29 posted on 11/11/2013 4:42:26 AM PST by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about its implications.)
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I stopped answering when the deluge began to increase. I kept telling them that I was no longer a Republican, but had changed by support to the Monarchist Party.


30 posted on 11/11/2013 4:53:46 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: hosepipe

It’s a sinking ship. It is permanent.


31 posted on 11/11/2013 5:00:55 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: silverleaf

You mean Herbie Hancock.


32 posted on 11/11/2013 5:01:35 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: demshateGod

Wonder if the USA will become a good reef to grow future socialists?..
You know after the republican elite blow huge holes in her..
Course the republicans could STAMPEDE!...


33 posted on 11/11/2013 5:18:40 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Pre- 2008 I was a pretty reliable donor to the RNC, even as a single woman. I have the thank you glossies from Bush to prove it. I assumed I was too naive to know where the money should be spent and just handed it over to the Big Guys.

Cuccinelli should have won. I know with my eyeballs how little outside help we had because over the summer I watched Obenshain outraise that freakshow 2:1. And screw the Chamber Of Commerce while I’m at it.


34 posted on 11/11/2013 5:33:54 AM PST by ToastedHead
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To: SeminoleCounty

Wow newbie, how did either of those two give us Priebus? Or maybe you’re just trolling to get some GOP bashing in?

Is it ZOT time?


35 posted on 11/11/2013 5:46:25 AM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
What, exactly, is a Reince Priebus ?

One of Santa's little elves...

36 posted on 11/11/2013 5:47:20 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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what effort?

Even the money they spent, a third less than in 2009, was general GOTV for all races not just for the Governors race.

They spent nearly nothing for the Governors race.

and Prince Reebus is “proud”?

I think he is proud to lose on purpose


37 posted on 11/11/2013 5:55:28 AM PST by GeronL
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

He also reported that Christie is a great right-wing conservative.....


38 posted on 11/11/2013 5:57:38 AM PST by stockpirate (It appears good men have decided to do nothing, so evil is prevailing......)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Another GOPe leader proud of his LOSS.


39 posted on 11/11/2013 6:08:56 AM PST by ecomcon
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Two thoughts:

1. Priebus couldn’t give Cuccinelli any of MY money, because I didn’t give any to the national GOP.

2. Cuccinelli was NOT running to be a SENATOR.

Let’s not forget about 2014, when we can REPEAL OBAMA-CARE with majorities in both the HOUSE and the SENATE!


40 posted on 11/11/2013 6:17:07 AM PST by pfony1 (Add just 6 GOP Senators and we "bury" Harry)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Anyone who is prod of losing is a loser.

Get rid of him.


41 posted on 11/11/2013 6:19:44 AM PST by R0CK3T
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Was in SW Virginia for the month of October. Republicans ran few ads for Cuccinelli and most of those ran did not target criticism from the opposition. This “betrayal”, as well as the Rinos and Rove, are why I no longer support Republicans as a party.


42 posted on 11/11/2013 6:22:58 AM PST by Boomer One
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To: MestaMachine

No doubt in my mind.


43 posted on 11/11/2013 6:24:23 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Venturer

So this has told us they don’t need the “little guys” dough...
The GOPe fat cats want no social issues discussed and no Conservative candidates so you little guys, screw you....


44 posted on 11/11/2013 6:34:54 AM PST by matginzac
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To: Free Vulcan

Priebus comes out of Wisconsin and worked w/ Scott Walker to help him get elected. I’m not sure about the connection w/ Ryan.


45 posted on 11/11/2013 7:03:41 AM PST by conservaKate (R got it wrong in 2012. We must get it right in 2014 & 2016.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I was never clear why they kept RP...he was in charge during the losing 2012 elections...why would you stick w/ such a loser?

Aside from the fact that he doesn’t appear to actually stand for a the same things I do...just in general...why would you continue to pay someone to be in charge when they were so ineffective in the last ‘big’ campaign?

And re: Virginia...ground game? Seriously that’s the best you can come up with? Why wasn’t the 2012 ground game (if you had one) still in place for such an important election?

Just where/how do they spend all the money?


46 posted on 11/11/2013 7:10:15 AM PST by conservaKate (R got it wrong in 2012. We must get it right in 2014 & 2016.)
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To: ecomcon
Another GOPe leader proud of his LOSS.

That's why they are so good at it.

47 posted on 11/11/2013 7:28:16 AM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: MestaMachine

Yes, apparently it was.
And the RNC is proud of it.


48 posted on 11/11/2013 7:46:39 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

And Jason Garrett is proud that the Cowboys held the Saints to under 700 total yards of offense.


49 posted on 11/11/2013 7:47:56 AM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp.)
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To: pfony1
Let’s not forget about 2014, when we can REPEAL OBAMA-CARE with majorities in both the HOUSE and the SENATE!

BTTT!!

50 posted on 11/11/2013 8:09:49 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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