A Local GOP Leadership No Longer in Lock Step

Controversial comments by the Republican Central Committee’s
vice chair during a recent protest outside a Muslim charity event
show how difficult message control has become for leaders
unaccustomed to controversy from the inside.

Rift in GOP Could Undermine Its Chances in Irvine

Two Central Committee members say Tea Party-affiliated groups
offended the top leadership so much that they killed an important
endorsement in the Irvine City Council election. Top leadership
denies it.