pertaining to the Republican Party

The GOP’s New Minority

Pat Buchanan, American Conservative

Demographically speaking, Republicans’ most loyal group is shrinking and they don’t seem to get it.

We Need S. Palin Back in the Arena

Lloyd Marcus, American Thinker

“There is no one…who inspires the masses to follow and act on their convictions like Palin.”

Jeff Sessions’ Conservative Populism

Matthew Walther, American Spectator

The Alabama Senator is a leading opponent of amnesty, and for him, it’s all about principle.

POLITICO Hits Bachmann And Conservatives With Standard-Free Headline

To tell POLITICO's editors what you think about their phony headline attacking Michele Bachmann go HERE, click the button to indicate the subject of your comment is “Editorial Inquiry” and tell the Editors of POLITICO what you think. Be sure to put “Attention John F. Harris and Jim VandeHei” at the beginning of your comments, as they are the founders and top editors of POLITICO.

Santorum: Why Romney Didn’t Win

James Hohmann, Politico

The former candidate said Republicans didn’t talk to people “worried about their next paycheck.”

Viguerie Holds Boehner to Hastert Rule

Emma Dumain, Roll Call Blog

CHQ’s Viguerie joined others in urging codification of a rule to stop votes sans a majority from passing.

Paul Outlines Battle Plan in Cali

David Drucker, Washington Examiner

Sen. Rand Paul’s suggestions on how to woo the Golden State back to the GOP drew mixed reviews.

Alternatives for Growing GOP’s Map

Dan Balz, Washington Post

NJ Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul have recently offered ways to compete in blue states.

We Need to Get Behind Gomez

John Fund, National Review Online

Repubs need to get over their lack of enthusiasm for the Massachusetts GOP Senate candidate.

GOP Optimistic on 2014 Senate Gains

Seth McLaughlin, Washington Times

A GOP road map for picking up the 6 seats needed to retake control of the Senate is taking shape.

Rand Paul Wows at Reagan Library

Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times

The Kentucky Senator talked about how the GOP can expand its base while sticking to principles.

Bob Dole’s Parlor Game

Jonah Goldberg, National Review Online

Trying to guess which politicians of the past would be welcomed by today’s parties is plain silly.

The Gang of 8’s Electoral Fraud

Patrick Brennan, National Review Online

It’s not time for the GOP to panic and abandon its base in hopes of attracting more Hispanic voters.

Paul: GOP Must Be a Bigger Party

James Hohmann, Politico

Sen. Rand Paul spoke at the Reagan Library, saying the GOP must have a broader appeal to win.

To GOP: Abolish the Corporate Tax

Pat Buchanan, CNS News

Taxing imports instead of individuals and companies would enable the U.S. economy to boom.

Immigration: A Huge Difference Between Conservatives and Libertarians

In Part VIII of "Why I'm A Conservative, Not A Libertarian," Writer Ben Hart says he's a "William F. Buckely, Jr. conservative" and argues that if you don’t have borders, you don’t have a country and that because many libertarians don’t believe in the nation state he finds very little in common with libertarians philosophically. Please tell us what you think by posting your comments or submitting your rebuttal to chqeditor[at]gmail[dot]com.

CHQ Launches Straw Poll: Who Republicans Nominate In 2016 Is Up To You

It is not too early to start winnowing the wheat from the chaff and sorting the candidates with a real commitment to limited government constitutional principles from those who just talk a good game when they need conservative votes in a primary. Visit this page and cast your vote in our straw poll today.

Media Bias Against Ken Cuccinelli Rampant At POLITICO

Photo selection has long been a not-so-subtle tool for the establishment media to impose their biases upon an unsuspecting public, and there is no better example available than how journalists portray Tea Party members and conservatives in general as “angry white males."

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 1

UPDATE: This poll is now CLOSED. Vote in our NEW weekly presidential poll HERE. Congratulations to Gov. Sarah Palin who won the first week's poll with 30% of the votes.

It's never too early to start thinking about the 2016 presidential election. While you may change your mind later, tell us who you'd like to see as the GOP nominee this week.'s Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week.

Sarah Palin
30% (187 votes)
Ted Cruz
23% (142 votes)
Rand Paul
20% (125 votes)
Jeb Bush
7% (43 votes)
Rick Santorum
4% (24 votes)
Scott Walker
3% (16 votes)
Jim DeMint
2% (13 votes)
Paul Ryan
1% (7 votes)
Rick Perry
1% (7 votes)
Dr. Ben Carson (write-in)
1% (6 votes)
Chris Christie
1% (6 votes)
Mike Pence
1% (5 votes)
Allen West (write-in)
1% (4 votes)
Nikki Haley
1% (4 votes)
Michele Bachmann (write-in)
0% (3 votes)
Marco Rubio
0% (3 votes)
jesse ventura (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
John Kasich
0% (2 votes)
Sen. Greg Ball N.Y. (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
Jon Huntsman (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
Sam Brownback (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
Bobby Jindal
0% (1 vote)
Bob McDonnell
0% (1 vote)
John Thune
0% (1 vote)
Condoleeza Rice (write-in)
0% (0 votes)
Total voters: 615