2014 GOP primaries

Cantor Loss Gives Repubs. Chance to Become People's Party

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

R's should take a cue from the voters of Virginia’s 7th District and forget about the big banks. Cantor's defeat is the opportunity for the GOP to declare independence from Wall Street. Let the bankers flock to Hillary Clinton and Schumer.

Dem: GOP Ignores Tea Party at Its Peril

Greg Richter, NewsMax

Dem. strategist Donna Brazile says the GOP estab. should pay attention to Eric Cantor's loss. "The tea party's still highly caffeinated," Brazile said.

Tea Party to U.S.: We’re Winning

Pema Levy, NewsWeek

“[Mitch McConnell] is changing his positions based on the arrival of the Tea Party,” Richard Viguerie says. “It’s certain the Republican Party is going to be a more conservative party in 2015 than it was at the beginning of 2010 with the arrival of the Tea Party.”

Palin: Amnesty Will Decimate Main Street

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Sarah Palin said amnesty, which led to Eric Cantor's downfall, resonates with Amer. workers because of the impact it'll have on their livelihoods. "Foreign citizens flooding into the US competing for jobs will flatline our economy and cause more unemployment for American workers." 

Amnesty Activists Stormed Cantor’s HQ After Concession Speech

Jim Hoft, The Gateway Pundit

Adding insult to injury, a group of far left immigration amnesty activists stormed Eric Cantor’s election night headquarters after his loss to Dave Brat.

Dave Brat Flusters the Establishment

J. R. Dunn, American Thinker

Illegal immigration also marks one of the gravest fault lines between grassroots and establishment conservatives. David Brat has already provided a valuable service by forcing postponement of any “amnesty” vote until some point in the dim future, and there is nothing that can change that.

Lindsey Graham Wins Primary

James Hohmann, Politico

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham won his Republican primary, cruising past the 50% threshold to avoid a runoff against his tea party-inspired challengers. He faced six Republican challengers in the Palmetto State.

Building a Movement vs. Trashing Your Opponent

Richard A. Viguerie, The Hill

The Tea Party movement orgs. that The Daily Caller & The HuffPo criticized for using “expensive” direct mail are building a movement, not just raising money for candidates or spend on TV ads. The proof of their success is clear from the results of the '12 elections.

Herman Cain: Tea Party Still a Powerful Force

Drew MacKenzie, Newsmax

Former pres. candidate Herman Cain said the tea party is growing in power & influence despite recent GOP primary setbacks. Cain said that the conservative movement has pushed the GOP into listening to fresh opinions while encouraging it to concentrate on its limited-government core values.

Tea Party Challengers Take Aim at Graham

Irin Carmon, MSNBC

Sen. Lindsey Graham faced the 6 Repubs. mounting a primary challenge against him for the first and last debate before Tues.’s GOP vote. Immigration, judicial nominees, and Graham’s lack of conservative credentials were discussed. Can Graham hit the required 50% to avoid a runoff?

Poll: McDaniel Takes Slight Lead Over Cochran

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Tea Party-backed State Sen. Chris McDaniel has taken a slight lead, within the margin of error, in a new poll from Chism Strategies over 42-year incumbent Thad Cochran. The survey's results show McDaniel with a 50.6% to 47.6% lead over Cochran, with 1.8% undecided. 

McDaniel Tells Exactly Why Cochran Failed Mississippi

Tea Party News Network Staff

Conservative Chris McDaniel blasted Cochran for not being conservative and for not standing up against Obama. He said Obamacare must be fully repealed and that the most conservative state deserves the most conservative senator.

Cantor and Obama Policy on Illegal Aliens Causing A Lawlessness Crisis

Right now there is no better proof that incentives work than the flood of juvenile illegal aliens flooding our southern border – all in response to the incentive offered by Virginia Republican Congressman Eric Cantor, President Obama and other supporters of amnesty for these youthful violators of American sovereignty.

Jeff Bell Wins N.J. Senate Primary

James Hohmann, Politico

Jeff Bell, 70, has narrowly won the four-way GOP primary to challenge New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker. Bell is a true conservative and former speechwriter for Ronald Reagan.

Mississippi Conservatives: Vote Chris McDaniel TODAY

If you live in Mississippi and haven’t yet voted for Chris McDaniel we urge you to go straight to the polls and cast your ballot for Chris McDaniel for Senator and for real change in Washington.

CA Tea Party Orgs Make Endorsements for 6/3 Primaries

Leslie Eastman, Legal Insurrection

Cal. Tea Party groups are showing that they're not only alive and kicking, but actively seeking to make a difference in Tues.’s gubernatorial primary election. “Our groups have made an exception to their no endorsement rules and are poised to become a big player in the upcoming elections.” 

No Time to Revisit Those RINO Retreads

Christopher G. Adamo, Watchdog.org

People want a gov't that protects the sovereignty of our nation & its borders. This could cripple the disease of liberalism. If properly motivated, the people will unite and carry a worthy candidate to victory. This is not the time for hapless political reruns of the disappointments of past seasons.

Three Key Endorsements for June GOP Primaries

Here are three June primaries where conservatives can back candidates who will tip the scales in favor of constitutional government and really make a difference: Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary on June 3, Sheri Few in the South Carolina Superintendent of Education primary on June 10 and Sam Clovis in the Iowa GOP Senate primary on June 3.

Cantor Supports Amnesty, Not Before His Primary

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

"Eric Cantor," David Brat said, "seemed content to allow our military to be used as a vehicle for granting amnesty to illegal immigrants until he saw my primary challenge and principled conservatives stand on Amnesty. Conservative constituents are overwhelmingly opposed to Amnesty but their voice was ignored."