Democrats

In Governors' Races, GOP Struggles

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

Late summer polling suggests Republican governors seeking re-election not only won't ride a GOP wave to victory, they may even be crushed.

Judges Usurping The Powers Of We The People Strike Down Abortion Regulations

The abortion industry isn't interested in "women's health." They want to sell more abortions and they are being aided and abetted by federal judges who are willing to usurp the powers reserved in the Constitution to the States and We the People and legislate from the bench in a way that would never pass muster were it applied to any medical procedure other than abortion. Links to Louisiana's commonsense abortion law and the judge's ruling granting a temporary restraining order against parts of it inside.

14,646 Duplicate Voters Flagged in VA, MD

Kenric Ward, Watchdog.org

An election-integrity group is challenging the status of nearly 15,000 voters reportedly registered in both Fairfax County, Virginia, and Maryland.

Does Anyone Really Want Nancy Pelosi Back As Speaker?

One of the biggest problems standing in the way of Democrats retaking the House is the thought of California Representative Nancy Pelosi returning to the Speaker's Chair.

The Wrong Response to Ferguson, Missouri

Richard Nixon's "law and order" campaign is in no way a principled conservative response to the killing of Michael Brown and the riots in Ferguson, Missouri.

Conservatives: Let's Not Get Cocky About Montana

Montana GOP Senate candidate Steve Daines is a good man and a good candidate, but by defining her campaign on day one as “millionaires versus the middle class” Democrat Amanda Curtis has signaled she may be the underdog, but she will be no pushover.

Witch Hunt: Cruz, Jindal Stand By Perry

Jennifer Harper, Washington Times

“There has been a sad history of the Travis Cty District Attorney’s Office engaging in politically-motivated prosecutions, and this latest indictment of the governor is extremely questionable. Rick Perry is a friend, he’s a man of integrity. I'm proud to stand with Rick Perry.” Sen Ted Cruz said in a statement.

Perry: I Stood Up For Rule of Law

MacKenzie Weinger, Politico

Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury alleging abuse of powers for his attempt to force Dem DA Rosemary Lehmberg 

NYT Documents Impending GOP Takeover of StateHouses

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Recess is in full force in Washington, as nat'l lawmakers vacation, but both political parties are fighting intense political battles on the ground in states nationwide as several statehouses are up for grabs in what’s shaping up to be a landslide pro-GOP election year.

Empire State Building Owners Help Dems, Refuse Kids with Cancer

Dan Joseph, CNS News

The owners of the Empire State Building seem to be willing to bend the rules a bit for the Democratic Party (and to help NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio court the DNC), yet they decided to deny a formal request from the father of a child who recently died from brain cancer.  

AK’s Begich (Dem) Uses Liberal Repub. Murkowski as Endorsement

Streiff, Red State

According to the Heritage Action Scorecard he has a rating of 8% and Murkowski has a 24% rating so Murkowski, making her the second most liberal GOP senator behind Maine’s Susan Collins with a 23% score, votes with Begich much more often than she votes with her GOP colleagues.

Dems Swimming in a Sea Turning Red

Wesley Pruden, Washington Times

If you’re a Democratic candidate, you’ve got to act like a Republican to survive in the autumn of ‘14. Democrats are running for cover nearly everywhere. Any bit of camouflage is highly prized.

Republican Blasts Dem 'War on Whites'

Rebecca Shabad, The Hill

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) on Monday accused Democrats of engaging in a “war on whites” in the current immigration debate. On conservative Laura Ingraham’s show, Brooks dismissed the idea that the more conservative GOP bloc's position on immigration is hurting his own party. 

GOP Sees Signs of Jewish Voters Leaving Dems

Niall Stanage, The Hill

Repubs. believe that the deepening crisis in Gaza could ultimately loosen the grip that the Dem. Party has traditionally held upon American Jewish voters. 

GOP Senate to House: Don't Screw This Up

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Senate Republicans have put subtle pressure on House members to avoid a messy fight over the border bill, impeachment or a government shutdown. Democrats have recently used the latter two gleefully for fundraising.

Conservatives Gathering Strength To Oppose Boehner Border Bill

Republicans can lose 17 votes within their own party if no Democrats support the House leadership's expedited asylum plan. Please call your Congressman (the Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) and urge him or her to vote NO on this flawed attempt to address our country's border security needs. UPDATED: In unprecedented win for grassroots, late Friday the House passed conservative border bills.

Democrats Want The Whole Enchilada

Democrats have a long term political goal of granting amnesty to millions of current illegal aliens whom they see as Democratic voters in-waiting. And by all indications House Republican leaders are playing right into their hands. UPDATED: In unprecedented win for grassroots, late Friday the House passed conservative border bills.

Boehner: Impeaching Obama a Dem 'Scam'

Cristina Marcos, The Hill

The idea that R's would impeach Obama is a “scam” perpetuated by Dems, John Boehner said Tues. He accused Dems of hyperbolizing talk of impeaching Obama to boost their fundraising. “It's all a scam started by Dems at the White House,” Boehner said.

Will the US Chamber Back Dem. Mary Landrieu?

Leon H. Wolf, RedState

Avowed enemy of conservatives and champion of corporate welfare the US Chamber of Commerce is reportedly considering backing Dem. Mary Landrieu over Bill Cassidy in the LA Sen. race. NY Times columnist Joe Nocera may have inadvertently leaked plans on the part of the Chamber to back Landrieu. 

Dems Can't Stop Talking About Impeaching Obama

Mike Lillis, The Hill

GOP leaders, however, have given no indication they intend to push an impeachment measure.