Republican Party

Rove Blasts Tea Party, Then Begs For Money

Tony Lee, Breitbart

After declaring war on the Tea Party & showing nothing but contempt for grassroots conservatives that powered Repubs. to record gains in '10, Karl Rove whined that the GOP may not take back the Senate in '14 because of the lack of enthusiasm for his estab.-approved candidates. 

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: September

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 currently like to see as the GOP nominee. 

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Sarah Palin
29% (39 votes)
Ted Cruz
21% (29 votes)
Ben Carson
15% (20 votes)
Rick Santorum
10% (13 votes)
Rand Paul
7% (10 votes)
Allen West
4% (6 votes)
Scott Walker
3% (4 votes)
Rick Perry
3% (4 votes)
Jan Brewer (write-in)
2% (3 votes)
Marco Rubio
1% (2 votes)
Jim DeMint
1% (1 vote)
Ron Johnson (write-in)
1% (1 vote)
Mike Lee
1% (1 vote)
Tom McClintock
1% (1 vote)
Nikki Haley
1% (1 vote)
Jeff Sessions
1% (1 vote)
Paul Ryan
1% (1 vote)
Mike Pence
0% (0 votes)
Rick Scott
0% (0 votes)
John Kasich
0% (0 votes)
Jeb Bush
0% (0 votes)
Sam Brownback
0% (0 votes)
Mike Huckabee
0% (0 votes)
Total voters: 136

Tea Party Feeling 'Birth Pains,' Not Death

Star Parker, CJOnline.com

The tea party is on its way in, not on its way out. Change is hard and doesn't happen overnight. The undeniable facts are that America has huge problems, that these problems have been growing and festering for years while being ignored by our political class in Washington, and the people are unhappy with the state of affairs.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: August

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 currently like to see as the GOP nominee. 

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The Vindication of Barry Goldwater

Jeffery Lord, American Spectator

Barry Goldwater: The man who made Reagan possible. Fifty years ago, Barry Goldwater won the Republican presidential nomination as a man of controversy. Today, he can be seen as something else entirely: vindicated.

Jeb Bush Just Disqualified Himself For The Republican Nomination For President

If you are the parent or grandparent of a child who will be entering the workforce in the next decade you owe it to your children and grandchildren to oppose Jeb Bush if he runs for President.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: July

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 currently like to see as the GOP nominee. 

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Buchanan: America is Rejecting the GOP’s Big Business Wing

Scott Greer, Daily Caller

“You’re not going to get back the middle class when you’re constantly appeasing big business — when folks are losing their jobs because of these trade deals, these masses of imports, these open borders, and the wars we’ve gotten into. I think the whole country is rejecting that,” Buchanan said.

Former Estab. Rep: GOP Should Embrace TEA Party

Bill Tauzin, Politico

Can the Republian Establishment and TEA Party come together on tax simplification and reducing regulations? Former GOP-E-turned-lobbyist Billy Tauzin seems to think so.

Cruz: Repubs. Must Stay Conservative to Win

Cathy Burke, NewsMax

A moderate Repub. won't win back the White House in 2016, and Repubs. should stop trying to be "more like Democrats," Ted Cruz says. In a profile in The New Yorker magazine, Cruz says the conventional wisdom is all wrong about how Repubs.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: June

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 currently like to see as the GOP nominee. 
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The RIGHT Leader

Tony Perkins, Ken Blackwell and Brent Bozell, The Hill

Now is the time to unify the Republican Party and the conservative movement by selecting leaders who will challenge the status quo in Washington, pursue a bold conservative agenda, and begin the work of restoring the American Dream. 

Cantor Loss Gives Repubs. Chance to Become People's Party

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

R's should take a cue from the voters of Virginia’s 7th District and forget about the big banks. Cantor's defeat is the opportunity for the GOP to declare independence from Wall Street. Let the bankers flock to Hillary Clinton and Schumer.

Dem: GOP Ignores Tea Party at Its Peril

Greg Richter, NewsMax

Dem. strategist Donna Brazile says the GOP estab. should pay attention to Eric Cantor's loss. "The tea party's still highly caffeinated," Brazile said.

Peter King Worried Tea Party Will Take Over GOP

United Press International

Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., said that he's concerned Eric Cantor's loss will open the door for the "Ted Cruzes" and "Rand Pauls" to take over the GOP. When asked if the GOP's drifting in a more conservative direction that'll completely oppose Obama's agenda, King said he certainly hoped not.

2016 GOP Prez Rivals Say They Can Ride The Wave

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Tea Party-backed senators eyeing 2016 bids are encouraged by the victory of an underfunded challenger to the GOP-E's House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. Mainstream R's are fretting that Cantor's loss could signal a larger Tea Party uprising.

Herman Cain: Tea Party Still a Powerful Force

Drew MacKenzie, Newsmax

Former pres. candidate Herman Cain said the tea party is growing in power & influence despite recent GOP primary setbacks. Cain said that the conservative movement has pushed the GOP into listening to fresh opinions while encouraging it to concentrate on its limited-government core values.

The Trouble With 'Reform Conservatives'

Joel B. Pollack, Breitbart

The "reform conservative" movement, thus far, has failed to distinguish itself sufficiently from the liberal model because it regards citizens--especially in the so-called "middle class"--primarily as consumers of government services. 

'Gay' Marriage Will Destroy the GOP

Bryan Fischer, OneNewsNow.com

The only hope America has is for the GOP to find its moral compass, summon the moral strength that animated its battle against slavery, and unapologetically and unambiguously endorse natural marriage with no concessions and no capitulations. If it doesn't, the GOP will seal its own fate and that of America with it.

Karl Rove, Other GOP-E Butt in CA Guv Race, Too

West Coast Patriette, Red State

In a bizarre attempt to maintain control of the GOP in CA, Karl Rove’s hubris is beginning to take on almost paranoid features as he insists that if the Tea Party favorite Tim Donnelly wins the gubernatorial primary, it will tarnish all R's everywhere.