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Taking the Senate Isn’t About Politics, It’s About People

Americans for Prosperity gets it. If conservatives want to take the Senate they've got to run campaigns that are about people, not politics, and APF is showing the way in Arkansas.

Pennsylvania GOP Legislators Adopting Obamacare Tactics

Establishment Republicans out in the states talk a good game, but when it comes to actually letting the market work – especially the health care and health insurance markets – they often end-up with the same kind of policies that Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill have adopted.

Proposed IRS Regs Threaten GOP's 2014 Senate Push

David A. Patten, Newsmax

Proposed new IRS regulations, combined with the intense ongoing scrutiny of conservative groups, could suppress their get-out-the-vote activity enough to hand Dems. the one or two races they need to keep control of the Senate, conservative leaders warn. 

FreedomWorks backs Greg Brannon

Katie Glueck, Politico

Dr. Greg Brannon has secured several big endorsements, including one from Tea Party-affiliated FreedomWorks, in a crowded GOP primary in the N.C. race against liberal Dem. Sen. Kay Hagan.

Return of the Reagan Revolution

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

Revolution is in the GOP air. As Jenny Beth Martin can verify, millions are ready to back up that revolution with their money and time. Their political targets are Repubs. who, in one way or another, have signed on to the “cult of the state.”

McConnell Losing Ground; Bevin Up in Polls

Rasmussen Reports Staff

Mitch McConnell runs dead even with Dem. challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Rasmussen Reports’ first look at the '14 Kentucky Senate race. But McConnell’s GOP primary rival Matt Bevin leads Grimes by four points.

Sessions: A Tea Partyer Before Tea Party Was Cool

Seth McLaughlin, Washington Times

Sen. Jeff Sessions is quietly building a record of conservatism. He "clearly a Republican who understands the issues and understands the fight to reduce government," according to the founder of Tea Party Nation.

Rush: Why Are R's So Hell Bent on Destroying GOP With Amnesty?

RUsh Limbaugh, RushLimbaugh.com

"There is no reason that any Repub. voter can be made to understand why we have to do this [push amnesty], and yet the Repub. leadership seems hell-bent on getting this done. It's the end of the Republican Party," said Rush Limbaugh. He gave the Balkanization of California as a prime example.

Nigerian Princes Running the House GOP

Next week you will probably receive an email pitch about their “immigration reform” plan from establishment Republican “leaders,” such as Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, Budget Chairman Paul Ryan or Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus. It will be a scam. Click here to demand your Congressman sign our "No Amnesty Pledge" today

Buchanan: Boehner Will Lose Speakership Over Amnesty Push

Andrew Johnson, National Review Online

Pat Buchanan warns that an imminent Repub. debate over immigration will play into the hands of the Dem. party. Repubs. should instead focus on Obamacare ahead of the '14 elections. By pivoting to the issue of immigration, Repubs. are "walking right into the trap."

Poll: Sarah Palin Has Highest 2016 GOP Favorability

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Though Sarah Palin was not included in a Public Policy Polling survey of potential 2016 GOP presidential contenders, she was still overwhelmingly the most liked person among Repub. primary voters.

Republican Suicide Equals National Suicide

The Republican Party is dead unless Republicans honor their clear duty to defend the core interests of the American workers who form the backbone of this nation. House Republicans should tell the President’s CEO lobbyists, loudly for all to hear: we don’t work for you; we work for the American people. Click here to demand your Congressman sign our "No Amnesty Pledge" today. 

GOP to Obama: See You in Court

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Republicans are taking Obama to court over his use of executive power.

The Worst Republican Senator

Quin Hillyer, American Spectator

Lindsey Graham's sorry record is embarrassing. "Graham doesn't seem to have any conservative vision," CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie said. "He doesn't seem to walk with conservatives. I'm not aware of any movement conservatives on his staff."

GOP Ready to Surrender on Debt Ceiling

Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan, Politico

House Repubs. are getting ready to surrender. There will be no serious fight over the debt limit as senior House R's acknowledge that they'll need to abandon the central fight that has defined their 3-year majority.

Priebus' Shameless Pro-Amnesty Pandering

Wanda Carruthers, NewsMax

"We have to grow our party through addition and multiplication. We can't divide and subtract," Reince Priebus told MSNBC's "Morning Joe." He also said that the GOP must get serious on immigration.

Immigration Reform: Don't Go There

National Review Online Editors

The House GOP should do nothing on immigration to save the party from political suicide.