Republicans

Are Republicans finally brave enough to fight for this?

Erick Erickson, RedState

Abortion is one of the few social issues where the right has not seen its ground collapse. People recognize that a fetus is a child in the womb. They understand that children should be protected. They also understand that the woman who wrote It Takes a Village, is perfectly happy to let the village kill the child too.

One Thing You Can Do This Week To Change Washington

One thing you can do this week to change Washington is to go to your Representative’s town hall meeting if he or she is having one, and ask where your Representative stands on the Meadows motion to vacate the Chair and oust Speaker Boehner. If your Representative isn’t having a town hall we have made it simple to let your Representative know that you want John Boehner removed as Speaker of the House, just sign our petition to second Rep. Meadows’ motion to vacate the Chair. We will forward it to your Representative on your behalf.

Tea Party Leader Becky Gerritson Endorses Ted Cruz for President

“America needs a leader who is bold as a lion and will seek justice and always speak the truth, one who respects the rule of law and our US Constitution. We need a leader who will confidently rebuke our enemies both foreign and domestic. One who appreciates and supports our military. We need a leader of integrity who seeks wise council and who will maintain unity and order. One who believes in America’s greatness and will do his utmost to preserve and further it. That man is Ted Cruz.” -- Becky Gerritson, Co-Founder and President of the Wetumpka Tea Party

August recess and Planned Parenthood fight

Erick Erickson, RedState

You need to show up in force because all lives matter, even those of children in the womb. Heritage Action has a list of Congressional townhall locations by date. Show up at yours and tell your congressman to defund Planned Parenthood no matter what.

The Poll You Won't Hear Debated Tonight

No Republican presidential primary debate can be complete without addressing the traditional values agenda and smoking-out where the candidates stand on religious liberty and protecting freedom of conscience.  We urge CHQ readers to make sure they go to the Fox News – Facebook live chat page through this link and demand religious liberty protections and the traditional values agenda be part of tonight’s debate.

Schlafly: We Must Defund This Horror Now

Conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly has issued a clarion call to Capitol Hill Republicans in the wake of the latest horror video about Planned Parenthood's trafficking in the tissue and organs of the children it kills. Planned Parenthood is the national shame of our country. Congress must defund this monstrous organization immediately.

Tea Party vs GOP: Frequently Asked Questions

Danny de Gracia, Communities Digital News

As there is still confusion between the difference between mainstream Republicans and “tea party” Republicans and their role in this election cycle, consider this your authoritative FAQ and walkthrough to understanding the issues and the people.

Just Be Yourself Mr. Trump

While Jeb Bush is cramming for this week's GOP presidential candidates debate Donald Trump doesn’t have to. He’s at the top of the national polls not because he managed to memorize a bunch of poll-tested lines fed to him by rented “friends,” consultants and advisers, but because he’s speaking for millions of country class Americans who are fed-up with government by the political class, of the political class and for the political class.

Can Congress defund Planned Parenthood?

Rebecca Kaplan, CBS NEWS

Senate Republicans unveiled a bill Wednesday that aims to block any federal dollars from reaching Planned Parenthood. The legislation is a response to a series of undercover videos produced by anti-abortion activists who claim the organization is selling fetal tissue to researchers.

101% Of Eligible Voters Ready To Vote In Mississippi?

Our friends at The Public Interest Legal Foundation have now filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Clarke County Election Commission in Mississippi because it has more voters on the rolls than living citizens.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: “Why is he here?”

Today’s look at the 2016 GOP presidential race includes the “big” news concerning Jim Gilmore’s impending announcement, Carly Fiorina’s answers to real questions from conservatives and President Obama warns the world about the Republican candidates.

Liberals, Conservatives and Abortion

Ron Ross, American Spectator

On some issues there is often little real difference between Republican and Democrat politicians’ attitudes and reactions. Not this time. The abortion debate that is now front and center provides an unambiguous contrast between the two parties. Moral clarity can be a powerful force.

Common Core & The 2016 GOP Candidates

Erick Erickson, Red State

We asked the Republicans who met at the Iowa Freedom Summit what they thought about Common Core. Let’s just say the conservatives running are not exactly fans of Common Core.

The Closing of The Repub. Mind

Erick Erickson, Red State

If R's raise taxes, particularly while ignoring the concerns of their base toward religious freedom and other issues, they might find their grasp on power comes up short. After all, they have to win all the races. Conservatives only have to disrupt a few. And we will.

GOP Voters Dissatisfied With GOP Leadership

Gabriella Morrongiello, Daily Signal

Repubs.’ trust in GOP leadership is dwindling, according to a poll conducted by EMC Research. The national survey of more than 600 GOP voters found a majority wary of embracing incumbent Speaker Boehner & incoming Senate Maj. Leader McConnell.

WH Threatens Homeland Sec. ShutDown if R's Don’t Fund Exec. Amnesty

Kara Pendleton, Independent Journal Review

Though Obama’s adviser stated the R's wouldn’t “dare shut down” the DHS, the American public is catching on to who is really responsible for the shenanigans. Based on the results of this past election, he should really be careful about playing “chicken.”

Conservatives Plan To Vote Against Boehner For Speaker

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Some disaffected conservative House R's are planning to rebel and vote against John Boehner for speaker of the House when the new Congress convenes next week.

Lib. Michigan Professor: It's OK To Hate Republicans

Chuck Ross, Daily Caller

Susan J. Douglas hates Republicans and wants you to know about it. When Susan J. Douglas isn't working as a professor & chair of Communications Studies at the Univ.

R's Clash on Reversing Nuclear Option

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Republicans are split over whether to change the Senate’s rules to allow filibusters on executive and judicial nominations.

The Real Fight Is Among The Dems

Charles Krauthammer, Human Events

While R's are debating the tactics of stopping presidential lawlessness, an inherently difficult congressional undertaking, particularly if you still control only a single house, Dems are trying to figure out what they believe and whom they represent.