Establishment Republicans

Famous Republicans Targeted for Dumpster

WND Staff

CHQ's Richard Viguerie states that the Tea party is 'as much a rebellion against the Big Government Republicans' as liberal Dems.

Moderates vs. Conservatives: Which Repub. PACs Came Out On Top?

Katie Singh, Burnt Orange Report

Looking at which PAC's candidates did the best, we found that moderate Republicans are still struggling, and the Tea Party is doing significantly better than one might think.

Repub. 2016ers Woo Vegas Casino Donor Crowd

Kenneth P. Vogel, Politico

GOP-E megadonor and Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson was wooed by the usual 2016 establishment Repub. hopefuls Chris Christie, Govs. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, John Kasich of Ohio and Jeb Bush at the Republican Jewish Coalition's spring meeting.

Eric Cantor Earns An Opponent In Dave Brat

Who you walk with says a lot about who you are, and the fact that Cantor is willing to spend a weekend at a posh island resort with the Big Government, Big Business, Big Labor types who fund the Main Street Partnership speaks volumes about who Eric Cantor really is.

Conservative Leaders For Jeb Bush?

As CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie observed in his new book TAKEOVER, due out on April 8, “No matter who else gets in the Republican presidential primaries, Jeb Bush will remain the ‘great white hope’ of the Republican establishment."

Boehner Ally Rep. Rogers to Retire

John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman, Politico

Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers is not seeking re-election to Congress, ending a 14-year career in DC. Rogers is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and an ally of John Boehner. He'll join Cumulus, the talk radio company.

GOP Civil War: A Coup in Colorado

Manu Raju, Politico

Here's the labored tale of how NRSC-favorite Cory Gardner got all the other Republican candidates running for Dem. Sen. Udall's seat (inlcuding conservative Ken Buck) to step aside and give him a clear path to GOP-E victory. Follow the money.

Sheldon Adelson, Stop Sending Your Money To Enrich DC

Jen Kuznicki, JenKuzniki.com

It just doesn’t make sense to continue to throw money to an ineffective consultant class who are showing themselves to be parasites on the body politic.

Inside the Beltway Repub. Power Dynamics: It's Complicated

Jennifer Harper, Washington Times

Who’s in charge of the elite Republican powerhouse, where strategy, money and mettle drive a party to victory? There’s no master commander, but rather an ever-changing cast of political titans who bring their personal prowess to the table.

Renee Ellmers Berates Anti-Amnesty Constituents

David Steinberg, PJ Media

GOP-E Rep. Renee Ellmers tells anti-amnesty conservative Ron Woodard: “You don’t have any damn facts.” She claims he is stereotyping, and constantly interrupts him. This conduct occurred after she had inconvenienced the group by changing locations at the last minute, and refused to let all of the attendees into her office.

The Beltway Party, Left and Right, vs. Rand Paul

Hamilton, Breitbart

The establishment left fears Paul because he is an enemy of big government, and the establishment right fears Paul because he is an enemy of their big government--their big government, that is, of social-issue regulation, surveillance, and foreign wars. 

Has Foreign Policy Saved Lindsay Graham?

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

Graham has used his criticism of Obama's foreign policy to squash the threat of a serious GOP challenge. But that doesn't change conservatives' disdain for his big government record.

Mississippi’s Stockholm Syndrome Republicans

By voting for Chris McDaniel for Senator, Mississippi's Republican voters are beginning to shake off the Stockholm Syndrome-like relationship with Senator Thad Cochran, Haley Barbour and the big government Republican political clan that has held Mississippi hostage for the past thirty years.

A Report on the Arrogance of Power

My meeting with Congresswoman Ellmers was the most contemptible meeting with a member of Congress I have taken part in. From the beginning she showed a sense of arrogance and disdain for meeting with us. 

GOP CIVIL WAR: Fighting Breaks Out In Tea Party Vs. Barbour, Cochran

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Mississippi’s GOP senate primary is becoming ground zero for the fight between the GOP-E and the conservative grassroots. Former Gov. Haley Barbour’s estab. political machine is busy running defense for Sen. Thad Cochran in a tough fight against Tea Party state Sen. Chris McDaniel.

Kasich Lies to Fox’s Cavuto About OCare Money

Jason Hart, Red State

Ohio Governor John Kasich, a Repub., repeated what has become his go-to lie about Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion when Fox News host Neil Cavuto brought up the topic during a March 18 interview.

Barbour Rides to Cochran's Rescue

Alexander Burns, Politico

Haley Barbour aims to rescue embattled GOP-E incumbent Cochran. The pro-Cochran Miss. Conservatives PAC, lead by Barbour's nephews, spent $400k against conservative Chris McDaniel.

NC Rep. Renee Ellmers – Smorgasbord Conservative

Conservatism is a fully formed worldview, not a smorgasbord from which Renee Ellmers and other big government Republicans can stop by to pick up a meatball or two and then claim to be a "conservative."

Bushie Peter Wehner’s Unconstructive Governing Agenda

Sean Davis, The Federalist

It’s one thing for Former Bush adviser Peter Wehner to disagree with Rick Perry and other conservatives about the proper role of the fed. gov't, but it’s rather stupid and lazy to imply that big gov't skeptics are just like child labor exploiters.

Establishment Republican Mike Simpson Facing Grassroots Challenge

The Club for Growth PAC has endorsed fiscal conservative Bryan Smith for the Idaho 2 seat in Congress and released an ad making the case that Big Government Republican Mike Simpson must be replaced.