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CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 21

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. 
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The GOP Civil War: A History

Neal B. Freeman, National Review Online

Goldwater, Reagan, Buckley
An original conservative general looks at the GOP, and conservatives’ place in it, from Goldwater on.

1 Step Closer to 1-Party Tyranny

Richard Winchester, American Thinker

Too many Americans blithely assume that something favored by a majority must ipso facto be good. But what if the majority is wrong?

Willful Blindness of GOP Beltway Intelligentsia

Victor Volsky, American Thinker

Charles Krauthammer's formidable intellect did not suffice to see through the pretensions of moderation offered by Barack Obama in the 2008 campaign. There is a lesson in this incident.

BigBiz Targets Tea Party

Patrice Hill, The Washington Times

The recent fiscal crisis has opened a major rift between the tea party wing of the GOP and business groups that traditionally have backed Republicans, with many business leaders now vowing to get involved more in GOP primaries to try to counter insurgent candidates. Tea party leaders are defiant, saying they will not change course despite criticism from the U.S.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 18

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. ConservativeHQ.com'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. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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Tea Party and the GOP Crackup

William Galston, Wall Street Journal

Ted Cruz and his followers represent Jacksonian America: angry and in full revolt against a new elite.

Ted Cruz Channels Richard Viguerie and Ronald Reagan

By adopting the wisdom of Ronald Reagan, and the political insights of our own Richard Viguerie, Ted Cruz is defining how a revitalized conservative Republican Party can start winning elections again.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 17

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. ConservativeHQ.com'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. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 15

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. ConservativeHQ.com'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. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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Rove is WRONG About Tea Party

Jen Kuznicki, JenKuznicki.com

In his WSJ op-ed, Rove misconstrues or perhaps projects the thought that Americans will accept that which they do not want, just because he fears media headlines against the Republican Party.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 14

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. ConservativeHQ.com'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. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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NeoCons Are Back But Not in GOP

Kelley Vlahos, American Conservative

Will the hawks have the clout to push the Syria issue, or will they be sidelined by a growing anti-interventionism within the GOP?

Tea Party Must Divorce Repub. Party

Judson Phillips, Washington Times

It's time for the Tea Party to start its own political party. While the Repubs come back home to tell the voters how conservative they are, the truth is quite different.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 13

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. ConservativeHQ.com'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. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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The Rise of Rafael Cruz

Robert Costa, National Review Online

The Texas Senator’s father is proving to be just as big a hit with conservatives as his famous son.

Does Rand Have a Ron Paul Problem?

Jamie Weinstein, Daily Caller

The former congressman’s recent actions do not seem to be helping a likely Rand presidential run.

Ted Cruz’s Moment in Time?

Matt Mackowiak, GOP USA

Running for president in 2016 may be a risky endeavor, but Cruz doesn’t shrink from challenges.

Time to Triple Efforts for Cuccinelli

Ken Cuccinelli understands the purposes of the Constitution.  He is not the type of Republican who pays tribute to Ronald Reagan and the Founders, then betrays most or everything they stood for.  In Ken Cuccinelli, we have someone who shares our view that the Constitution is in jeopardy, and who is willing to fight to preserve it.

Tea Party Actively Seeks Candidates

Alex Roarty, National Journal

Several Republican incumbents seem vulnerable to a challenge, but thus far few have stepped forward.