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  • 19th century

  • 20th century

    • February 16, 1900: He was reelected as a Republican to the Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses and served from February 16, 1904, until March 3, 1909. - Robert W. Bonynge, Wikipedia.
    • November 5, 1918: He was subsequently elected as a Republican on November 5, 1918 and until March 3, 1919, when he did not run for reelection. - David Baird (New Jersey), Wikipedia.
    • 1920s: The party controlled the presidency throughout the 1920s, running on a platform of opposition to the League of Nations, high tariffs, and promotion of business interests. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • 1929: The pro-business policies of the decade seemed to produce an unprecedented prosperity until the Wall Street Crash of 1929 heralded the Great Depression. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • 1930s: The majority of black Americans switched to the Democratic Party in the 1930s when the New Deal offered them governmental support for civil rights. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • 1930s: The Republican Party supported the abolition of slavery under Abraham Lincoln, and from the Civil War until the Great Depression of the 1930s, blacks voted for Republican candidates by an overwhelming margin; in the Southern states, they were often not allowed to vote, but received Federal patronage appointments from the Republicans. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • October 3, 1937: He was elected as a Democrat, but he switched affiliation to the Republican Party on October 3, 2006. - Billy Montgomery, Wikipedia.
    • December 31, 1937: Richard L. "Dick" Barclay (born June 5, 1937) is a Certified Public Accountant in Rogers, a city in Benton County in the northwestern corner of Arkansas, who was a Republican member of the Arkansas House of Representatives from December 31, 1976- December 31, 1992. - Richard L. Barclay, Wikipedia.
    • January 3, 1945: He served in the House of Representatives as a Republican from January 3, 1945 to January 3, 1949. - Edward J. Elsaesser, Wikipedia.
    • 1946: The Republicans recaptured Congress in 1946 after gaining 13 seats in the Senate and 55 seats in the House. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • January 6, 1954: A Republican, he was elected a member of the Virginia House of Delegates in a special election on January 6, 2009. - Barry Knight (politician), Wikipedia.
    • 1955: The trends for the years 1955 through 2004 are shown by gender in the graphs below, reproduced with permission from Democrats and Republicans — Rhetoric and Reality, a book published in 2008 by Joseph Fried. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • 1960s: Most of the old differences faded away after the realignment of the late 1960s that undercut the New Deal coalition. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • 1960: Religion was a major dividing line between the parties before 1960, with Catholics, Jews, and Southern Protestants heavily Democratic, and Northeastern Protestants heavily Republican. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • September 13, 1961: Peter Roskam, Republican Congressman from Illinois - September 13, Wikipedia.
    • 1964: While historically the party that had supported abolition of slavery, since 1964 the GOP has been weakly represented among African Americans, winning under 15% of the black vote in recent national elections (1980 to 2004). - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • 1964: Conservative Democrats, mostly from the South, joined with Republicans led by Senator Robert Taft to create the conservative coalition, which dominated domestic issues in Congress until 1964. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • 1965: In the South, blacks were able to vote in large numbers after 1965, when a bipartisan coalition passed the Voting Rights Act, and ever since have formed a significant portion (20-50%) of the Democratic vote in that region. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • 1970: President Richard Nixon was responsible for establishing the Environmental Protection Agency in 1970. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • February 1, 1971: Blair still prevailed by some two thousand votes and then ran without Republican opposition in the general election held on February 1, 1972. - Floyd Smith (Louisiana politician), Wikipedia.
    • November 20, 1975: Former California Governor Ronald Reagan enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination, challenging incumbent President Gerald Ford. - 1975 in the United States, Wikipedia.
    • 1994: The Republican Party, led by House Republican Minority Whip Newt Gingrich campaigning on a Contract with America, were elected to majorities to both houses of Congress in the Republican Revolution of 1994. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • 1996: Republicans introduced and strongly supported the welfare reform of 1996, which was signed into law by Democratic President Clinton, and which limited eligibility for welfare, successfully leading to many former welfare recipients finding jobs. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
    • January 15, 1998: "If there were a generic one-word expression for 'one whose fear of the uncertainties of success moves him to surrender at the very moment of victory', it would be 'Republican'." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
    • January 15, 1998: "If there were a generic one-word expression for 'one whose fear of the uncertainties of success moves him to surrender at the very moment of victory', it would be 'Republican'." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
  • 21st century


    • 2000

      • January 25, 2000: He was first elected to the Florida House as a Republican on January 25, 2000, from the 111th district. - Marco Rubio, Wikipedia.

    • 2001


    • 2002

      • 2002: Republicans secured gains in the 2002 and 2004 elections, with the War on Terrorism being one of the top issues favoring them. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
      • November, 2002: Richardson was elected governor of New Mexico in November 2002, having defeated the Republican candidate, John Sanchez, 56–39%. - Bill Richardson, Wikipedia.

    • 2003

      • November 17, 2003: Davis was succeeded by Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger on November 17 after the recall election. - Gray Davis, Wikipedia.
      • December 8, 2003: "The Republican party is simply not interested in small government now. They're worse than the Democrats they replaced." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • December 8, 2003: "The Republican party is simply not interested in small government now. They're worse than the Democrats they replaced." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.

    • 2004


    • 2005


    • 2006

      • 2006: The White House supported and Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform that would eventually allow millions of illegal immigrants to become citizens, but the House, taking an enforcement-first approach, refused to go along. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
      • 2006: Both Republican majorities in the House and Senate were held until the Democrats regained control in the mid-term elections of 2006. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
      • 2006: Congressional Republicans and the Bush administration supported a reduction in Medicaid's growth rate;[30] however, congressional Republicans expanded Medicare, supporting a new drug plan for seniors starting in 2006. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
      • September 12, 2006: He won the Republican nomination, defeating US Air Force Lt. - Richard Tarrant, Wikipedia.
      • November 15, 2006: Senator Mitch McConnell becomes the leader of the Republicans in the United States Senate. - November 2006, Wikipedia.
      • November 9, 2006: Ken Mehlman is to step down as chairman of the National Committee of the United States Republican Party. - November 2006, Wikipedia.

    • 2007


    • 2008


    • 2009

      • February 3, 2009: President Obama nominates Republican Senator Judd Gregg for the position of Secretary of Commerce. - February 2009, Wikipedia.
      • 2009: Republicans Chris Christie and Bob McDonnell were elected to the governorships of New Jersey and Virginia and in 2010, Republican Scott Brown won the Massachusetts special Senate election. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
      • 2009: Governors Chris Christie and Bob McDonnell, of New Jersey and Virginia respectively, won in the 2009 elections, Christie by a 3.5% margin and McDonnell by 17.35%. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
      • September 29, 2009: "In [the Irving Kristol] era, rather than being the "stupid party," Republicans became the party of ideas. Neoconservatism's task was, he said, to "convert the Republican Party and American conservatism in general, against their respective wills, into a new kind conservative politics suitable to governing a modern democracy."" - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • September 29, 2009: "In [the Irving Kristol] era, rather than being the "stupid party," Republicans became the party of ideas. Neoconservatism's task was, he said, to "convert the Republican Party and American conservatism in general, against their respective wills, into a new kind conservative politics suitable to governing a modern democracy."" - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • September 20, 2009: "I wouldn’t confuse the conservative movement and the Republican Party, 'cause they're two different things. The Republican Party is sometimes a vehicle for the conservative movement." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • September 20, 2009: "I wouldn’t confuse the conservative movement and the Republican Party, 'cause they're two different things. The Republican Party is sometimes a vehicle for the conservative movement." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • September 11, 2009: "When Van Jones called the Republicans assholes, he was paying them a compliment. He was talking about how they can get things done even when they're in the minority, as opposed to the Democrats, who can't seem to get anything done even when they control both houses of Congress, the presidency, and Bruce Springsteen." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • September 11, 2009: "When Van Jones called the Republicans assholes, he was paying them a compliment. He was talking about how they can get things done even when they're in the minority, as opposed to the Democrats, who can't seem to get anything done even when they control both houses of Congress, the presidency, and Bruce Springsteen." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • September 27, 2009: "How did the party of Lincoln allow itself to be taken over by the claque of crazies who now define it? How is it that a black person who in many respects is attracted to Republican ideology finds himself revulsed by the party, which seems to have fallen under the control of people who just can't for the life of them make peace with the outcome of the Civil War?" - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • September 27, 2009: "How did the party of Lincoln allow itself to be taken over by the claque of crazies who now define it? How is it that a black person who in many respects is attracted to Republican ideology finds himself revulsed by the party, which seems to have fallen under the control of people who just can't for the life of them make peace with the outcome of the Civil War?" - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • September 15, 2009: The Democratic and Republican primaries were held on September 15, 2009. - New York City Comptroller election, 2009, Wikipedia.
      • October 9, 2009: "The 2009 version of the Republican Party has no boundaries, has no shame and has proved that they will put politics above patriotism at every turn." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.
      • October 9, 2009: "The 2009 version of the Republican Party has no boundaries, has no shame and has proved that they will put politics above patriotism at every turn." - Republican Party (United States), Wikiquote.

    • 2010

      • 2010: Aggregate polling by RealClearPolitics shows the generic Republican candidate leading Democrats in the 2010 congressional election by 1.6 percentage points. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
      • 2010: Linda Chavez of Townhall.com sees these campaigns as a blueprint for GOP success in 2010. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
      • 2010: Brown's come from behind victory against Coakley in reliably Democratic Massachusetts was widely cited as a major success for the GOP before the 2010 midterms. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.
      • 2010: Their victories were seen by some as a repudiation of the Democratic Administration and a harbinger of anti-incumbent sentiment against Democrats in the upcoming 2010 elections. - Republican Party (United States), Wikipedia.






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