Republicans

GOP on Holder's Exit: ‘Good Riddance’

Peter Sullivan, The Hill

The announcement of A.G. Eric Holder's resignation set off a fiery reaction from Repub. lawmakers, many of who wished him good riddance on Twitter. In 2012, all but two House R's voted to hold him in contempt for refusing to comply with part of a subpoena for items related to "Fast and Furious." 

VIGUERIE: REPUBS. ARE "CLUELESS;" MUST NATIONALIZE ELECTION

NewsMax TV

Watch this video to hear outspoken conservative commentator and author of “Takeover” Richard Viguerie blast the national GOP leadership for not nationalizing the '14 midterm elections and being too soft in their rhetoric about Obama and the Dems. Viguerie outlines what conservatives can do to lead.

From Barry Goldwater To The Tea Party

Steven Hayward, The Federalist

Some liberals have grown nostalgic for Barry Goldwater, claiming he’d repudiate the Tea Party. Quite the contrary.

Immigration Silver Bullet: Insurgents Chart GOP Path to Victory

Robert W. Patterson, Breitbart

How can Repubs. recapture the Senate from Harry Reid and the Dems? A new poll points to a winning strategy, if GOP leaders have the courage to use the remaining 7 weeks to nationalize the elections around 1 game-changing issue.

Will The South Rise Up for GOP?

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

With a sweep of South, GOP would all but seal a majority in the Senate.

A Football Lesson For The GOP

Republicans won't win back the Senate or other key races if they take a knee or throw the ball out of bounds on amnesty for illegal aliens, Obama’s contempt for the Constitution, Congress’ out-of-control spending and how to effectively confront the great national security threats facing the country today.

Rove Is Worried About O's Legacy

Jen Kuznicki, JenKuznicki.com

Karl Rove states, "The president should discard his threats of unconstitutional executive action. When he circumvents Congress, he inflames tensions...makes it easier to undo his policies..." It's clear: when the GOP want amnesty, they want to ensure it’s permanent. 

WH Says It'll Veto GOP OCare Bill That'd Make O's 'Administrative Fix' Law

Sarah Hurtubise, Daily Caller

Obama's threatening to veto GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy's House bill (HR 3522) that'd allow customers to keep health insurance plans that aren’t compliant with Obamacare (Obama unilaterally allowed the same extension twice). The bill was approved by the House Rules Comm.

Clear Path to Senate Majority Opens for Republicans

Taegan Goddard, PoliticalWire.com

A recent forecast model gives Repubs. a 65.1% chance of winning the Senate. The path to a GOP majority is becoming a little clearer -- and the problem for Dems is that it runs through 6 deeply red states.

US Chamber Endorses Dems in Key House Races

Caroline May, Breitbart

The business group that has been pushing for amnesty but that has often backed Republican candidates is throwing its support behind Democrats in several key House races this cycle. Among the Democrats endorsed by the Chamber is pro-amnesty TX Dem Rep. Henry Cuellar.

10 Most Vulnerable Senators

Kyle Trygstad and Alexis Levinson, Roll Call

Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is still in a perilous political position, but Louisiana Sen. Mary L. Landrieu has leapfrogged him on the list to become the Senate’s most vulnerable incumbent. Mitch McConnell was the only Repub. to make the list.

Will Obama Throw Repubs. Into the Briar Patch on Amnesty?

Leon H. Wolf, Red State

Obama’s plan to slow deportations (and subsequently declare amnesty via executive order) unilaterally gives Repub. candidates another powerful arrow in their quiver, given that this policy in general is broadly unpopular with Repubs. and Independents and wouldn't even serve to motivate his party’s base.

Poll: Dissatisfaction with Obama Gives GOP Midterm Edge

Justin Sink, The Hill

Republicans hold a decided advantage headed into the midterm elections.

Washington Post’s New Publisher Extinguished Reagan’s Flame At Library

Those Republicans who are looking for a shift to the Right at the new Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post should recall that even though newly-named publisher Fred Ryan served in Ronald Reagan's White House, he is a cofounder of POLITICO, the harsh and persistent critic of the Tea Party movement and its Reagan-inspired limited government constitutional conservative agenda.

Conservative Senate Candidates Outperformed Expectations In 2014

Goldwater Conservative, Red State

Polling indicates that on a per-dollar basis, constitutional conservatives running for the Senate fared far better than establishment candidates. Polling also indicates that these candidates vastly outperformed their polling expectations.

Right Fumes as Business Backs Obama's Immigration Exec. Action

Sean Higgins, Washington Examiner

Some of the nation's largest business groups say they are likely to back Obama's plans to take executive action on a new comprehensive immigration policy, a further sign of the widening fracture between the Republican Party and one of its biggest groups of supporters.

Republicans Should Offer Real Alternative To War Hawk Hillary Clinton in 2016

The only exception to Washington’s bomb, invade, and occupy consensus is Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul.  He stands alone advocating a foreign policy which reflects the bitter, bloody lessons of recent years.

Another Self-Inflicted Wound for the GOP

Emery McClendon, Breitbart

The refusal of the RNC to censure Henry Barbour’s race-baiting campaign targeting Repub. Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi Senate primary runoff against Thad Cochran shows an astonishing tone-deafness by RNC Chairman Reince Priebus and portends continued failure by the GOP to attract black voters.

No, Republicans Haven't Given Up On Attacking OCare

David Harsanyi, The Federalist

It's inevitable that Repubs. would expand their attacks beyond Obamacare. With the economy, immigration or energy, there seems to be plenty of fodder for battleground candidates. Yet, the idea that Obamacare’s potency as a Repubs. issue is the verge of expiration is a lingering wish that never comes to pass. 

The Wrong Response to Ferguson, Missouri

Richard Nixon's "law and order" campaign is in no way a principled conservative response to the killing of Michael Brown and the riots in Ferguson, Missouri.