Republican Party

Will Rick Perry Run In 2016?

Catalina Camia, USA Today

He’s taken on late-term abortion and is up for re-election as Texas’ longest-serving governor. What about 2016?

2016: New Nom or '12 Redux?

Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times

2016 will be a tougher field with several hotshot senators pondering bids and a cadre of strong GOP governors.

Has Rubio Become Charlie Crist?

Jonathon Moseley, American Thinker

Rubio’s forgotten how broken promises offend conservatives. He’s become the man he beat.

Rush: Tea Party Will Surge in 2014

Cheryl K. Chumley, The Washington Times

The Tea Party is more motivated now. Things have worsened and they know how to strategize better.

Tea Party Taking on Immigration

Fox News Staff

Tea Partiers will leverage the ability to threaten lawmakers who lean toward amnesty with a primary challenge. 

National GOP On Texas Abortion Limits: The Gutless Party vs. The Party Of No Moral Compass

It is time for the RNC and Chairman Reince Preibus to speak and work in favor of the Texas bill or risk losing the right-to-life vote to a new organization that will stand for the principles national Republicans say they support, but never seem to actually step-up to fight for.

Conservative Consensus: Marco Rubio Has Lost Our Trust

In the aftermath of Florida’s Republican Senator Marco Rubio’s star role as the face of the Obama-backed “Gang of Eight” amnesty for illegal aliens bill, the consensus among conservative leaders is that Rubio has lost the trust of the conservative grassroots.

Sarah Palin to Start a New Party?

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Palin considers leaving the GOP if it continues to back away from its founding principles.

GOP Could Hold House for Decades

Reid Wilson, National Journal

The Supreme Court’s Voting Rights Act decision virtually guarantees control of state legislatures.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 4

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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GOP Needs Action, Not Navel-gazing

Gov. Bobby Jindal, Politico

Jindal says party soul-searching should be over and it’s time to man-up and take the offensive.

Wagner Touts Women in the GOP

Sterling C. Beard, The Hill

Freshman Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) is working to increase the # of elected women Republicans.

2 Black Dems Become Republicans

Star Parker, WND

Louisiana politicians Ralph Washington and Elbert Guillary found a party that matches their values.

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.

GOP’s Future Must Include California

Sen. Rand Paul, Washington Times

To remain relevant, Republicans must compete for every vote in places just like the Golden State.

Conservatives Need to Fix ‘The Game’

Timothy Carney, Washington Examiner

The wealthy and well-connected prosper with big government, so R’s need a populist response.

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.

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.

Only You Can Stop The Rubio Amnesty Bill

Democratic Senate Leader Harry Reid thinks he has eight Republican votes for amnesty. The only way to stop the Obama -- Rubio amnesty bill is through overwhelming grassroots pressure. Call your Senators at 1-866-220-0044 and demand they vote "NO" on S. 744. Then sign our letter to Senator Marco Rubio and urge your friends and followers on social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, to do the same.

Senator Jeff Sessions Undeterred In Fight Against Obama -- Rubio Immigration Bill

Time is of the essence: the Rubio -- Obama immigration bill is moving in stealth mode and only a strong grassroots uprising will defeat it. Please sign our letter NOW! And then call your Senators (the Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) and ask them to vote against “cloture” for S. 744 and against the bill when it comes to the floor of the Senate for a vote next month.