2014 GOP primaries
ConservativeHQ-endorsed Dan Sullivan won the Alaska GOP Senate primary on Tues. and will face Dem. Sen. Mark Begich this fall in a crucial race for control of the Senate. Sullivan, the state’s former A.G. & director of natural resources, won 40% of the vote with 80% of precincts reporting.
The Tea Party is building a movement, and they get the lesson of Babe Ruth’s 1927 season.
Mitch McConnell can almost taste becoming Senate majority leader, but first he has to make sure he isn’t the Repub. who costs the GOP its shot at chamber control. His strengths and weaknesses were on full display in his battle against Alison Lundergan Grimes this weekend.
There’s no evidence the threat from primary challenges has been reduced going forward. It may even still be increasing. Beware of mainstream media narratives that state the contrary; they often draw too many conclusions from idiosyncratic results or fail to appreciate the differences between primaries and general elections.
Tennessee's incumbent establishment Republican Senator Lamar Alexander will fight Obama on executive amnesty the same way Mitt Romney fought Obama on Obamacare – he won’t. Vote Joe Carr in today's Tennessee Republican Primary Election.
Rep. Justin Amash handily won the GOP primary for Michigan’s 3rd Cong. District by 57.4% but the fight is not over, as he took his victory speech as an opportunity to call one fellow Republican a “disgrace” and to demand an apology from another.
“The tea party movement, in terms of its impact, is still very strong,” Cain said on Fox News. “The key thing is it’s called many of the incumbent to move more towards the right relative to what the tea party message is.”
Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, who has voted with President Obama more than just about any other Republican, faces a primary challenge from principled limited government constitutional conservative Joe Carr on Thursday and even if you don't live in Tennessee you can help.
Tea Party-backed candidates Dr. Milton Wolf and Joe Carr this week are hoping to follow in the footsteps of a little-known economics professor named Dave Brat who stunned the establishment with his primary win over then-House GOP Leader Eric Cantor, as they target GOP incumbent senators in KS & TN.
Libertarian politics are on the rise in Michigan. Here's what to watch for on Tuesday.
What strategies can conservatives employ to save the Republican Party from itself? What can be done to stop Obama's liberal agenda? Tune into C-SPAN Book TV this Sunday, August 3, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. Eastern as ConservativeHQ chairman Richard Viguerie reveals answers to these questions and more in a discussion of his new book, "Takeover: The 100-Year War for the Soul of the GOP and How Conservatives Can Finally Win It," at the Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit in Washington, DC.
Less than a week before primary day, Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts is still ahead, but he has a real race on his hands against a tea party challenger the establishment had largely written off months ago.
Like Dave Brat, Joe Carr has focused on Lamar Alexander’s record of supporting immigration reform, which the campaign sees as his Achilles heel. “There’s no question it’s his greatest weakness, because it’s my greatest strength,” Carr said.
In two of three runoffs for the Republican nomination for Congress in open U.S. House districts, tea party-backed candidates emerged triumphant and are now considered certain to win in November.
Minister Jody Hice has defeated businessman Mike Collins in the Republican runoff to replace Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.), a win that will likely cause headaches for House GOP leadership.
Businessman David Perdue (R) has won his hard-fought Senate primary, setting up a general-election battle against charity executive Michelle Nunn (D). Perdue led Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) by 50.7% to 49.3% with 93 of precincts reporting.
Two of the national groups that helped organize and conduct the historic July 18-19 protests against illegal immigration in more than 300 U.S. locations announced a new round of targeted protests to take place August 2 in the states that have GOP primary elections on August 5-7.
No incumbents face the chopping block Tues. night, but there is one race where an incumbent’s backing could determine the race. All three look like they will go to the GOP, so in two of Tues. night’s run-offs, the primary results could determine the winner in Nov.
Dan Bongino took home about 85% of the votes, while his opponent, Harold Painter, took in only 15%. Bongino will face off against the incumbent Dem. Congressman John Delaney in November.
Haley Barbour's Mississippi political machine and the GOP establishment won’t go quietly or easily. In the final 24 hours of his campaign conservatives must hit thousands of doors, make phone calls, send email, post on social media and make sure every voter in Mississippi who demands change in Washington gets to the polls tomorrow, June 24, and votes for Chris McDaniel for Senator. Breaking News: Matthew Boyle of Breitbart reports "A staffer for Sen. Thad Cochran’s (R-MS) re-election campaign was arrested and accused by police of stealing campaign signs for Cochran's primary opponent, state senator Chris McDaniel."