GOP

pertaining to the Republican Party

Black History Lessons from the GOP

Kevin D. Williamson, National Review

The Republican party has a proud history of brave, independent-minded public servants. 

Young Libertarians Aim to Be Players in Elections

Lauren Fox, US News & World Report

Get ready to meet the next generation of conservative political action committees. Young Americans for Liberty and their Liberty Action Fund PAC looks to harness Ron Paul momentum to back midterm candidates.

Bachmann: Boehner Squandered Momentum TeaParty Gave Him

Ginni Thomas, Daily Caller

“We had the wind at our back, when the tea party put the gavel in John Boehner’s hands in the first Tues. of November in 2010,” she recalled in a recent video tribute to the five-year anniversary of the Tea Party.

Book Review: Dan Bongino's "Life Inside the Bubble"

Former Secret Service agent turned conservative congressional candidate Dan Bongino’s “Life Inside the Bubble” has just been added to my list of favorite political memoirs.

Don't Trust Coulter on the TeaParty

Jen Kuznicki, JenKuznicki.com

Ann wants to keep on pumping DC full of more and more liberal squish. She went to great lengths before '12 elections to push out every conservative, played like a conservative enough to fool enough people. Don’t trust her with your voting decisions, or your pocketbook.

Thomas Sowell, Theorist, vs Ted Cruz, Warrior

Mark West, TCOT Report

Conservatives like Cruz are simply seeking to restore our nation to our founding principles. It’s shameful that the Party that supposedly agrees with conservatives on principle is so caught up with maintaining their power that they are all too often willing to sacrifice principle and even country to keep that power.

GOP: Former CIA Official Misled Congress on Benghazi

Catherine Herridge, Fox News

Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell is facing accusations from Repubs. that he misled lawmakers about the Obama administration's role in crafting the bogus storyline that a protest gone awry was to blame for the deadly Benghazi attack. 

House GOP to Go After IRS

Pete Kasperowicz, The Hill

Less than two months before taxes are due, House Repubs. will pass a slate of bills aimed at protecting taxpayers from IRS abuses. The House GOP also plans to move legislation that would force the gov't to reveal more clearly how taxpayer money is being spent.

Rove Connections Turn Into Political Ammunition

Aman Batheja, The Texas Tribune

Country Club Republican consultant Karl Rove's support is already beginning to taint John Cornyn's campaign. Even Wendy Davis is pouncing on Rove's link to Greg Abbott to spur her own fundraising efforts.

Coulter and Hannity Spar Over Tea Party & Establishment

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

Ann Coulter and Sean Hannity clashed over the tactics being used by some Tea Party lawmakers in DC. Hannity commended lawmakers for taking a stand for principles. Coulter criticized Tea Partyers who focus on “defeating estab. Repubs.” instead of Dems. She said GOP should focus on the Senate and Obamacare.

House GOP Plans Anti-Reg. Blitz

Pete Kasperowicz, The Hill

House Repubs. next week will pass a legislative package aimed at making federal regulations more transparent and less costly to the economy. The legislation is the GOP's latest attempt to reduce the regulatory red tape that they say is stifling job creation. 

Gohmert Launches Conservative PAC to Defend Against GOP-E Attacks

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is launching a new political action committee to help defend House conservatives from 2014 attacks from mainstream Republican PACs. The new GOH Conservative PAC “defends conservative Republicans from the attacks that come from the mainstream."

GOP Open Investigations into OCare’s Disaster Sites

Jonathan Easley, The Hill

GOP Lawmakers are setting their sites on exchanges in Oreg., Maryland, and Mass. where Dem. governors embraced the healthcare law, and are demanding to know why their expensive online portals remain useless more than four months after launch.

Establishment Repub. Mega-Donors Plan GOP War Council

Alexander Burns and Kenneth P. Vogel, Politico

Mainstream Media's POLITICO reports on the latest alliance of corporatists and ruling class politicians forming against conservatives.

Conservatives Don't Feel Well Represented in DC

Brian Hughes, Washington Examiner

Jim DeMint said, “I think a lot of Americans, regardless of political labels, feel the same way. This [the Tea Party] is just millions of Americans who are concerned about spending and debt … a lot of folks who believe in limited government, less spending and debt are concerned that under this president.”

Ted Cruz and Debt Ceiling Gamesmanship

Star Parker, Townhall

We need elected officials today who care about nothing but telling the truth and leading. Ted Cruz is clearly one of these leaders.

8 Republicans to Run in NY's 24th District House Race

Syracuse.com Editorial Board

The Ny24 congressional race is one the GOP thinks it can win. So far there are eight Republican candidates vying to challenge incumbent Democrat Rep. Dan Maffei in November.

Rand Paul's Prediction About Future Prez Elections May Frighten Many

Erica Ritz, The Blaze

Rand Paul made a bold prediction about the remaining presidential elections in his lifetime. “I think Republicans will not win again in my lifetime … unless they become a new GOP, a new Republican Party,” Paul said. “And it has to be a transformation. Not a little tweaking at the edges.”

Repubs. Should Force Obama to Answer for His Lawlessness

Cal Thomas, Washington Examiner

Republicans should at least use the courts to try to restrain Obama.