2014 midterms

Send Obama Democrats A Message: A GOP Blowout Means “NO” To Fundamentally Changing America

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

We conservatives must send a message to Washington that America overwhelmingly rejects Obama’s policies, and that message will only get through if Republican candidates, even in Democratic strongholds where they are likely to lose, chalk-up big numbers.

Viguerie to NewsMax: If GOP Wins Big Thank The Tea Party

"Republican leaders have consciously not nationalized this election because they don't want to have a mandate to govern and close the borders and strengthen our national defense and roll back Obamacare and other big government agenda items...Conservatives need to bear the burden of nationalizing this election because it's not going to come from the Republican leaders."

Richard A. Viguerie, Chairman, ConservativeHQ.com 

Divided America will elect two Congresses this fall

David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau

There are two Americas doing the voting in the 2014 midterm elections: one hunkered down in redder-than-ever Republican districts that send partisan Republican conservatives to the House of Representatives, the other in bluer-than-ever Democratic districts that send reliably liberal Democrats.

Is There A Tea Party Governor Backlash of 2014?

John Avlon, The Daily Beast

Daily Beast editor in chief claims that beneath the tough Senate hand dealt to Democrats, there is a lot of swing voter discontent with Tea Party governors who failed to steer toward the center once in office. 

Kochs Launch New Super PAC for Midterms

Kenneth P. Vogel and Darren Goode, Politico

During a closed-door gathering of major donors in Southern California, the political operation spearheaded by the Koch brothers unveiled a significant new weapon in its rapidly expanding arsenal — a super PAC called Freedom Partners Action Fund.

Rove's Crossroads Reloads Against TeaParty

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Karl Rove's American Crossroads brand was damaged after it declared war against conservatives. Yet the group will try to influence the '14 elections with bullying and creating groups that, on the surface, don't seem to be affiliated. "Kentuckians for Strong Leadership" is curiously backing McConnell while getting most of its cash from Crossroads donors. 

Liberal Poll: GOP Has Early Edge

Paul Steinhauser, CNN

Dems. have lost their advantage and Repubs. now have a slight edge in the battle for Congress, according to a new national poll, which indicates that Obama may be dragging down Dem. congressional candidates.

O's Bad Immigration Agenda & Amnesty Push

Emily Miller, Washington Times

Republicans must insist laws are inforced, not just woo Hispanics for midterm elections.

R's Gain 9 Points Over D's in Poll

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Repubs have erased a 9-point deficit on the generic congressional ballot and are tied with Dems, according to a Quinnipiac poll released this week. 

OCare Deadline Delayed Amid Fears

Elise Viebeck, The Hill
Basically, Obama shut down the gov't to stop the GOP from making any change to a law he had to change a week later. He's delaying the deadline to buy insurance because House D's fear retaliation in the 2014 midterms.

MI Tea Party Battles for GOP's Soul

Pat Shellenbarger, Bridge MI Magazine

The power struggle inside Michigan’s capitol has shifted. Now, it’s often Tea Party versus Republican. And the soul of the GOP is at stake in the '14 elections and beyond.

Quintessentially Conservative

Kyle Peterson, American Spectator

Quin Hillyer, successor to a long line of bonafide conservatives and former editor of American Spectator, is one of the best voices of the conservative movement. He stands ready to blow away his establishment R opponents in the House race for AL01. 

Estab. GOP May Cost R's The House

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Levin blasted R. House leaders, warning that by attacking more conservative R's, Boehner and Reps. Ryan and Cantor are throwing away the '14 elections.

Repub House at Risk in 2014

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Some R's are now worried that keeping the House is not a done deal, referring to 1998 and 2006, in which R's seriously underperformed.

Tea Party to Reject Rubio, Others?

Associated Press Staff

Tea Partiers expect those they elected to fulfill their promises. Voters angered by amnesty passing the Sen. may walk away.

Repub Cotton to Challenge AR's Pryor

Kyle Trygstad, Roll Call

Rep. Tom Cotton, who recieved a 90% favorable Heritage Action score, will run against Dem. Sen. Mark Pryor.

Hatch Effect V. Cruz Effect

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

Ted Cruz has shown the difference between voting conservatively at the very end of the fight vs. giving voice to conservatives before the battle is over. 

GOP Sen. Majority Is Possible

Kyle Kondik, Univ. of Virginia Center for Politics

R’s have an edge in SD, WV, and Mont. Sen. races. With those wins, R’s are halfway to the needed 6-seat gain.

RPaul: I'm For Enzi, Not Cheney

Alexander Burns, Politico

Paul backed Enzi saying, "while we aren’t exactly the same, I consider him a good conservative.” 

BEAT LAMAR to Invite Challengers to Speak at Statewide Candidate Forums

BEAT LAMAR has taken another step toward finding a challenger to Tennessee's establishment Republican Senator Lamar Alexander, who votes the Obama position some 62% of the time and supported S. 744, the Obama -- Rubio amnesty for illegal aliens bill.