Republican Party

Tuesday Could End the GOP

Dan Riehl, Breitbart

The GOP is poised to win today only because the Dems are having a bad year, not because they're having a good one. And an estab. GOP that by Mitch McConnell's own admission sought to "crush" it's own base in the primaries can't blame conservatives, or Tea Party-aligned candidates. 

Sarah Palin to Run for Office?

Jennifer Harper, Washington Times

Sarah Palin says she “hopefully” will run for office again. Regarding her haters she said, "The more they’re pouring on, the more I’m going to bug them by being out there with a voice.” She has this to say to the GOP: “Those who at least have the titles of leaders in the GOP, they need more guts."

Richard Viguerie, Phyllis Schlafly, and The Exposé of Backroom Republican Politics

Tune in this Saturday, October 25, to Eagle Forum Live with Phyllis Schlafly as she and ConservativeHQ chairman Richard Viguerie celebrate the 50th anniversary of Schlafly's classic book, A Choice, Not An Echohow it exposed dirty dealings in the GOP, and made a powerful case for free elections and a freer America. Viguerie and Schlafly will also discussed how the cronyism has continued.

Ted Cruz and the Real ‘War on Women’

Steve Deace, Townhall

Ted Cruz is a master at reversing the Left’s premise and using it against them.  Detailing what Obama’s policies have done to women and families, and then discussing the powerful relational impact of the most important women in his own life.

Ted Cruz on 2016: Who is Standing Up and Leading?

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

The Texas Senator is on the road trying to turn out conservatives in November, but he says the litmus test for GOP voters in the presidential primaries should be whether a given candidate has led on the battlefield of ideas against the left and political establishment as a whole.

The Logical Consequence of Mistreating Your Base

Erick Erickson, Red State

The GOP will ultimately win the Senate. But it is going to be far harder than it ever had to be. When you call your base “bigots” and “racists” and then beg them for money and votes, you should not be surprised when they are not sure if they should come back.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: October

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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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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*NEW CANDIDATE ADDITIONS: Sam Brownback, Jeff Sessions, and Rick Scott*

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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.