Ben Sasse

Fighting Fire With Fire

The problem with all of this establishment Republican virtue-signaling and the establishment media calls for civility is that they only go one way. Neither before nor after President Trump hit Brzezinski and Scarborough like a ton of bricks did anyone in the establishment call for civility to the President.

Sen. Ben Sasse: Why are #NeverHillary and #NeverTrump the Only Choices?

Senator Ben Sasse, a principled limited government constitutional conservative if there ever was one, asks why are Americans faced with the choice of #NeverHillary or #NeverTrump. Sasse says there is room – indeed an appetite – for an alternative candidate. What say you?

Sen. Ben Sasse has emerged as the moral compass of the GOP

Philip Klein, Washington Examiner

On the positive side, it's worth taking a quick moment to cheer on Sen. Ben Sasse, the freshman from Nebraska who has quickly emerged as the moral compass of the GOP for his real talk about Trump. For months Sasse — with a mix of mockery and solemness — has methodically pointed out how Trump is unfit for the presidency and is an affront to conservatism.

Ben Sasse Explains His #NeverTrump Stand

Elaina Plott, National Review

“But ‘Let’s burn everything down’ is not the right response. Our response should not be to put up a fundamentally dishonest New York liberal to square off with another fundamentally dishonest New York liberal.”

The Senate Must Reassert Its Place in the Constitutional Structure

Sen. Ben Sasse, National Review

This week, Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska, after having waited the traditional full year before delivering his maiden floor speech — a practice now largely abandoned — rose to address his colleagues in the Senate. These are his remarks, well worth the read if you didn’t hear them first-hand.

Media Hoping for Estab.–Tea Party Civil War

Jim Geraghty, National Review Online

It's no surprise when most GOP incumbents survive their primaries; incumbency provides big advantages. Any cycle where R's elect Ben Sasse, Joni Ernst, & Cory Gardner to the Senate, & manage to knock off the House maj. leader, is a great year for the Tea Party agenda.

Another Purple State Looking Red

Karin McQuillan, American Thinker

Ben Sasse, who is drawing huge crowds with speeches on the Constitution, and has opened a 22 point lead, shows how the tea party has matured.

About.com Reviews 2014 GOP Senate Candidates

Dustin Hawkins, About.com

Hawkins reviews the 2014 crop of Republican Senate nominees and takes a look at which candidates give conservatives some incentive to help vote in a Republican majority.

Ben Sasse to Obama: Go to Central America & Tell Them US Borders AREN'T Open

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Neb. GOP Senate nominee Ben Sasse urged Obama to fly to Central America and directly—and unambiguously—tell Central Americans that America will not give migrants amnesty if they make it across the U.S.-Mexico border.

The Winning Ideas of the Tea Party

Jenny Beth Martin, Roll Call

When Repubs. stray from conservative principles, libs. are able to seize power and bring about the policy disasters we’ve seen over the past 5 years. That's the meaning of Ben Sasse’s victory and others who campaigned on tea party principles. The GOP-E muct learn this lesson and apply those principles.

Sasse Surged to Victory After Anti-Estab. Backed Him

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Neb. GOP Senate nominee Ben Sasse may not see himself as an establishment slayer, but Neb.'s primary voters may have given him a dominating 27-point victory on Tues. to send a message to the Wash. Repub. establishment.

Tues.’s Victories Show TEAParty Vitality

Todd Cefaratti, Tea Party News Network

The Tea Party is hosting events on Cap. Hill with lawmakers, we’re dominating conservative politics, we’re keeping Reid up at night and winning elections. Dems and the lib media would love to declare us dead, but we’re not leaving. Get used to the Tea Party.

McConnell's Power Fails to Get NE Senate Pick Elected

Jen Kuznicki, JenKuznicki.com

TEA Party favorite Ben Sasse just won the NE Senate GOP primary in a big way, marking the backslide of establishment effectiveness. Mitch McConnell helped finance Shane Osborn's nasty, dishonest assault campaign on Sasse. Sasse's big win is a sign that MMc's power is waning.

Conservatives Won Two Defining Battles In The War For The Soul Of The GOP

No matter how hard the GOP establishment tries to spin it to the contrary, in the face of the third place finishes of the GOP establishment’s handpicked candidates in Nebraska and West Virginia, the May 13 Republican primary results were a huge victory for grassroots limited government constitutional conservatives.

Sasse Leads Osborn & Dinsdale

Jonathan Strong, Breitbart

Hours before polls open in the Cornhusker state, Midland University President Ben Sasse held a lead against former State Treasurer Shane Osborn and bank president Sid Dinsdale. Sens. Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and Tom Coburn, Sarah Palin and Rep. Paul Ryan have all endorsed Sasse.

Two Showdown GOP Primaries Today: Vote Sasse and Mooney

The Tea Party vs. Big Government Republican establishment battle continues in Nebraska and West Virginia today, with two bellwether elections; Nebraska’s Republican Senate nomination, where we urge a vote for Ben Sasse and West Virginia’s Republican Primary in Congressional District 2 where we back a vote for Alex Mooney.

REVEALED: Shane Osborn Using Taxpayer-Funded Staff For Campaign-Like Politics

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Emails reveal private conversations between Osborn (who is running against Ben Sasse for Nebraska's US Senate seat) and his staff about things like giving gifts to donors and helping a contributor with official state business.

Why We Are Backing Ben Sasse In The Nebraska GOP Senate Race

In Nebraska's increasingly negative GOP Senate primary we endorsed Ben Sasse because he is the only candidate talking about the most important issue in politics today; breaking Washington's Iron Triangle of bureaucrats, lobbyists and career politicians. If you demand change in Washington vote Ben Sasse in the May 13 Nebraska Republican Senate primary.

Cruz Endorses Sasse for Nebraska Senate

Alexandra Jaffe, The Hill

The Texas senator called Sasse the “strongest conservative voice” in the open-seat race.

Sarah Palin Endorses Sasse for Senate in Neb. Race

Matthew Burke, Tea Party News Network

Ben Sasse, whose viral campaign video sent shockwaves through Washington, received one of the most coveted endorsements for conservative candidates; that is the endorsement of Sarah Palin.