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pertaining to the Republican Party

Liberal Poll: GOP Has Early Edge

Paul Steinhauser, CNN

Dems. have lost their advantage and Repubs. now have a slight edge in the battle for Congress, according to a new national poll, which indicates that Obama may be dragging down Dem. congressional candidates.

O's Bad Immigration Agenda & Amnesty Push

Emily Miller, Washington Times

Republicans must insist laws are inforced, not just woo Hispanics for midterm elections.

Paul: Borrowing Is Weakening the USA

Kasie Hunt, NBCNews.com

"Does it make sense for our country to borrow money from China to give it to the unemployed in America? That is weakening us as a country," Rand Paul said.

The IRS and The Tea Party

James V. DeLong, National Review Online

Resist the IRS — and protect the political process.

Keeping Virginia Purple: Who Lost VA?

Betsy Woodruff, National Review Online

After the wrenching losses this year, Republicans are looking for unity in the Old Dominion.

NSA Probe of TeaParty Purely Political

Steve Lisak, The Columbia Dispatch

The Liberty Township Tea Party (OH) was instructed by the IRS to answer 35 questions in its tax-exempt application. One was “Provide details regarding your relationship with Justin Binik-Thomas (a Cincinnati-area tea-party activist).” The tea party has had only phone conversations with him. The NSA was the only agency with access to that data. So the NSA must have used the info.

After D's Go Nuclear, GOP Fights Back

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

Dems may have changed the rules on filibusters, but far from ending the intense battle over Obama’s nominations, the move has pushed Repubs. to fight harder — and to pioneer other tactics.

Gay Repubs. Blast Stereotyping in OCare Ad

Dave Urbanski, The Blaze

Log Cabin Republicans, an advocacy group for gay conservatives and allies, is ripping a new Obamacare video ad by Out2Enroll (an Obamacare LGBT outreach group) that it says employs homosexual stereotypes to persuade gay men to enroll.

Pro-Gun Crowd Protests Scott Brown

James Hohmann, Politico

Scott Brown will have to square his left-leaning record on guns with a GOP electorate. More than 125 pro-gun conservatives to a GOP party Brown attended but they came to protest his appearance, not to hear him speak.

Boehner's Betrayal of His Party

Jenny Beth Martin, New York Times

The founder of the Tea Party Patriots writes, "When establishment Republicans call spending increases spending cuts, deny that raising taxes is a hike, and champion deficit reduction that doesn’t scratch the surface of our nation’s debt, it suggests a detachment from the facts."

Levin: Republican Party's Doomed

PatDollard.com Staff

Mark Levin stated recently on his radio show that, ‘It’s time for a new Republican Party because this one is doomed.’

Obama Administration Goes Down the Drain

Ross Kaminsky, American Spectator

While the media like to focus on Tea Party froth and Republican infighting, the key to the 2014 and 2016 elections is the effect of the Obama flush on his key supporters’ desire to vote for Democrats, or to vote at all.

This Is How Far Estab. Rs Will Go to End TeaParty

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

Rush Limbaugh speculated that the “Republican establishment may in fact be so desirous of getting rid of the Tea Party as its base, they may be willing to lose some elections in order to get rid of their base and put up a new base.”

Conservatives: Fight Budget Deal & Vote in 2014

Peter Ferrara, American Spectator

If all the most conservative voters stay home in 2014, having been convinced by conservative opinion leaders that the R's aren’t worth coming out to vote for, then DC will conclude that the American people want to go Communist.

Re-Branding the Republican Party

John Fonte, National Review Online

It is time to reexamine the relationship between big business and the American center-right. Can the GOP be re-branded from the party of big business to the party of the little guy? 

Today Conservatives Can Remake Congress And Restore America

Congressional retirements are picking up. It does the cause of limited constitutional government no good to nominate and elect another establishment Republican. Here’s the list of open seats to-date. Conservatives must start making the calls and setting the meetings to recruit limited government constitutional conservative candidates to run in every Republican primary.

Can Conservatives-GOP Marriage Be Saved?

Donna Cassata, Associated Press

Repub. leaders and several hard-right groups are displaying the classic signs of a political divorce, including bitter name-calling and reprisals against one another.

Filling Out the Budget Agreement Scorecard

David Keene, The Washington Times

Dissatisfied players in both parties grumble and hope for a cleaner win next time.

Political Correctness: The D's New McCarthyism

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

The DNC’s latest effort to suppress the free speech of conservative outlets based on trumped-up or falsified claims of bigotry (basically their only tactic) focuses on the Daily Caller and Rush Limbaugh who defended the constitutional right for men to be able to look at attractive women in public places.