GOP hopefuls convene in Dover following election

DOVER — Delaware Republicans gathered at the end of a long day of voting Tuesday, ready for the final stretch of this election season. Speaking with media while cutting brownies and directing where a banner should be hung and a podium moved, state party chair Jane Brady said: “I think everybody is still a little […]

Delaware GOP derides state’s standing under Democrats

DOVER — The Delaware Republican Party maintained Thursday that correlated economic opportunities and student performance have been stunted under Democratic leadership and more voices are needed to change course. That opinion came during a roughly 7 1/2-minute press conference presentation from state GOP chairwoman Jane Brady, who pointed to charts and graphs derived from the […]

Republican primary results

Polls closed at 8 p.m. The following are the unofficial results from the Department of Elections: 436 of 436 Precincts Reporting U.S. Senate: Jim DeMartino 43.11%, Lauren Witzke 56.89% U.S. House: Matthew Morris 26.18%, Lee Murphy 73.82% Governor: Colin Bonini 34.56%, David Bosco 6.6%, Dave Graham 2.79%, Julianne Murray 41.15%, Bryant Richardson 7.69%, Scott Walker […]

Trump’s big night: Expect talk of GOP progress, Dem anarchy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president with a dark convention speech that painted a dystopian portrait of America in decline and he offered a singular solution: himself. As he prepares to deliver his second acceptance speech on Thursday, the president faces a country in crisis, one […]

Brady leads Delaware delegation in nominating Trump for president

DOVER — Wearing a Colonial-style tri-cornered hat with the spotlight shining on her at the Republican National Convention Monday, Jane Brady began with a lesson on Delaware history. “It was a dark and stormy night July 1, 1776 when Caesar Rodney rode his horse (north to) Philadelphia (and arrived on July 2) to break the […]

Republicans nominate Trump to take on Biden in the fall

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Republican Party formally nominated President Donald Trump for a second term in the White House Monday, one of the first acts of a GOP convention that has been dramatically scaled down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Instead of the thousands of people who were expected to converge on […]

Delaware Republicans take aim at Biden-Harris ticket

WILMINGTON — Delaware Republicans on Wednesday took aim at the start of a Joe Biden-Kamala Harris run for the White House, criticizing purported extreme liberalism that would supposedly hamstring the nation under their leadership. Following the Democratic presentation at A.I. duPont High School in Wilmington, Delaware Republican Party chairwoman Jane Brady acknowledged the historic nature […]

Sussex GOP apologizes after sending endorsement email

DOVER — The Sussex County Republican Party has some egg on its face after an “inappropriately released” email has one GOP candidate crying foul. An email sent to a mailing list by the Sussex GOP Executive Committee Wednesday morning contained basic information about gubernatorial hopeful state Sen. Bryant Richardson, one of six Republicans vying for […]

Trump dismisses virus aid for cities, lashes out at GOP

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday dismissed Democratic demands to include aid for cash-strapped cities in a new coronavirus relief package and he lashed out at Republicans, saying they should “go back to school” if they reject money for a new FBI headquarters in the nation’s capital. Trump, speaking alongside Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin […]

Unusual state Republican Party convention set for Saturday

DOVER — Delaware Republicans will convene Saturday to endorse statewide candidates and pick their delegates for the national convention, just days after Democrats here did the same. Originally slated for late April, the convention was shifted to July due to COVID-19. The virus also prompted Delaware’s presidential primary election to be moved from April 28 […]