Establishment Republicans

Gingrich: Intervention Is Wrong

Ralph Z. Hallow, The Washington Times

Newt Gingrich, a neocon hawk, says the U.S. military interventions he used to support has backfired and needs to be re-evaluated.

Shock: McConnell Behind In Polls

David A. Graham, The Atlantic

Dem grimes leads McConnell by 1% in a new poll. McConnell's favorability rating has dipped considerably.

Thank You Rush

Until the Republican Party at the national level rediscovers its principles, or better yet limited government constitutional conservatives takeover, nationally the Republican Party will remain what Rush Limbaugh so insightfully pointed out it has become – a second Party of pushback against conservatives – and that’s a dead brand if there ever was one.

Justin Amash's Revolution

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

The Michigan Repub’s unlikely coalition almost defies the NSA—and the Washington establishment.

Graham Will Get Tea Party Challenger

Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner

Former SC GOP chair said that LG would get a Tea Party challenger, but would win reelection.

Will McConnell Block Obamacare Shutdown?

Erick Erickson, Red State

MM is pressuring R's to retreat from the MLee effort. Lee was asked to remove his signature from his own letter.

Obama Cutting Deals With McCain

Mike Allen and Jim Vandehei, Politico

McCain, Schumer, and WH Chief of Staff Denis McDonough are the new DC power triangle.

Presidential Poll: Carson and West Join Top Five

What seems to be the common trait among the top five vote-getters in our straw poll is that they are all “boat-rockers” of a limited government constitutional conservative bent – the establishment Republicans on the ballot have been largely relegated to the bottom of the list. We think this portends well for Republican chances in 2016.