Sam Brownback

These 5 R's Ran On Conservative Tax Policies & Won

Rachel Stoltzfoos, Daily Caller

The victories of Sam Brownback (KS), Larry Hogan (MD), Charlie Baker (MA), Bruce Rauner (IL), and Rick Snyder (MI) will certainly encourage politicians considering conservative tax policies at the state and national levels.

Is There A Tea Party Governor Backlash of 2014?

John Avlon, The Daily Beast

Daily Beast editor in chief claims that beneath the tough Senate hand dealt to Democrats, there is a lot of swing voter discontent with Tea Party governors who failed to steer toward the center once in office. 

RINOs Aim to Take Down Conservative KS Guv

Manu Raju, Politico

A moderate GOP uprising is in full swing against Gov. Sam Brownback, the fierce fiscal & social conservative whose policies led to a purge of middle-of-the-road Repubs. from the Legislature. More than 100 moderate Repubs. endorsed Brownback’s opponent, statehouse Dem. leader Paul Davis.

Viguerie: GOP Must Look Beyond Bush for Presidential Nominee

Melissa Clyne, Newsmax

The American people don't like the Bush family, and a Jeb Bush candidacy would be bad for the US and the GOP, says Richard Viguerie, chairman of ConservativeHQ.com. He added that Govs. Sam Brownback, Rick Scott, Scott Walker, and Mike Pence are "a good collection" of potential choices.

KS Gov. Signs Bill Nixing Local Gun Control Laws

John Hanna, Associated Press

Kansas will strip cities and counties of their power to regulate guns and nullify local gun regulations in July, ensuring it will be legal across the state to openly carry firearms. The bill prevents local gov'ts from restricting the sale of guns and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored.

Tea Party PACs Clean Rove’s Clock

Let’s hope these results indicate Rove’s “Svengali-like power” over donors was broken by his catastrophic failures in 2012, and that donors are now demanding to know what the candidates stand for before they contribute. Once Rove’s donors start doing that, we are confident they will invest in principled conservatives like Sam Brownback, Mike Pence, Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Ted Cruz, rather than the content-free vessels into which Rove pours “me-too” establishment Republicanism.