Republican voter base

GOP Can Only Win 2016 by Nominating a Real Conservative

Philip Klein, Washington Examiner

Base voters need a candidate they can implicitly trust. A candidate who is constantly having to prove something to the base, from the declaration of candidacy to the waning hours of Election Day, is guaranteed to lose.

Mike Lee Takes on Peter King

Elise Cooper, American Thinker

When asked about Peter King's attacks on the Tea Party and conservative base, Sen. Mike Lee said, "I would advise anyone who wants to attack our base that if most of us cannot get on the same page the country will continue to lurch towards the left. Those who attack our base are impairing the ability of their own party to win elections."