All posts tagged "Michael McDonald"

  • Opinion
    The Problem isn’t the GOP “Brand,” it’s the Ratheads

    (Chuck Muth, Citizen Outreach) – Nick Phillips is running against Nevada Republican Party Chairman Michael McDonald in the leadership election scheduled for November. And while I’ve been a longtime ally of McDonald’s – dating back to when he was first elected to the Las Vegas City Council while I was Clark County GOP...

  • Politics
    LVRJ: Nevada GOP chief calls resignation ‘grandstanding’

    (Sean Whaley, Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Republican state party Chairman Michael McDonald on Saturday called the resignation of a Clark County Republican official from a state executive committee “politically motivated grandstanding.” In a lengthy email responding to a Review-Journal story, McDonald said the Thursday resignation of Clark County GOP Chairman Ed Williams from...

  • Politics
    McDonald Elected New Chair Of Nevada Republican Party

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – Sunday afternoon, Nevada Republican Central Committee members from around the state met at the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino inLas Vegas. There was only one item on the agenda—to elect a new party chairman. Two contenders for the position, Dave Buell, from Washoe County, and Michael McDonald,...

  • Politics
    Chaos Reigns Supreme At Clark GOP Meeting, For A Little Bit Anyway

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) – Last night’s bimonthly meeting of the Clark County Republican Central Committee promised to get underway at 7:00 PM. At least, that’s what the e-mail said. But then the e-mail also said the doors would open an hour earlier, at 6:00, which according to candidate Herb Peters (CD-1)...

  • Opinion
    If We Had Not Killed Bin Laden We Wouldn’t Elect Him GOP Chair Either

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – The Nevada State Republican party is so dysfunctional that it appears to be willing to elect former Las Vegas City Councilman Mike McDonald Chairman. McDonald’s campaign slogan should probably be “I’ve never been indicted.” That’s true. Here’s what is also true. When now convicted real estate developer...