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Boehner:Outside Groups Lost Credibility

Boehner is voicing a common criticism in establishment Republican circles: that outside conservative groups reflexively oppose anything supported by GOP leadership. Boehner said the budget deal, which will come to a vote in the House Thurs.

New Battlefront Emerges in GOP Civil War

Seth McLaughlin, The Washington Times

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's new push to get involved in Repub. primaries by defending incumbents against tea party challengers could actually make it easier to unseat them, according to the head of the influential Club for Growth.

NE Sen. Race Heats Up Over Endorsements

Alexandra Jaffe, The Hill

The Nebraska Senate race drew national attention when former state Treasurer Shane Osborn gained the endorsement of FreedomWorks. Senate Conservatives Fund and the Club for Growth endorsed his opponent, Midland University President Ben Sasse.

LamarA Takes Shots at Conservatives

Paul Kane, Washington Post

In speeches across TN, Sen. Alexander delivers thinly veiled blasts against conservative advocacy groups such as Heritage Action and the Club for Growth, two of the groups that have set new purity criteria for Repubs and have been funding primary challenges against establishment R's.

Conservatives Lining Up Behind Chris McDaniel In Mississippi

Chris McDaniel, whom The Club for Growth described as “a constitutional conservative with backbone,” has now garnered two important endorsements and is doing a great job defining himself as the conservative alternative to 40-year incumbent establishment Republican Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi.

TeaParty Broke K Street Stronghold

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

In the pre-Tea Party GOP, corporate interests were the main donors. Thanks to conservative groups, the Tea Party has diversified donor streams with ideological money from small business owners and retirees.

Graves’ Bill to Defund Obamacare Gathering Steam

We like Rep. Tom Graves’ approach, but the real fight won’t be the vote on Graves’ H.J. Res 62 – that will likely pass with no problem if it is brought to the floor by the House Republican leadership. Our concern is what happens when the establishment Republicans and Democrats in the Senate vote it down, as they surely will.

Don't be Suckered by House GOP's Phony Obamacare Vote

The ploy by Representatives Sessions and Cantor to hold a phony vote to defund Obamacare in the House is just one more example of why the price for conservative support at the polls in 2014 should be new leadership in the House GOP. To add your name to the list of conservatives who demand a real vote, not a phony vote, to defund Obamacare please sign our “No Trick Votes On Obamacare” petition today

Club for Growth “Key Votes” Defund Obamacare Vote

The influential Club for Growth criticizes the House GOP leadership because rather than fight to defund ObamaCare, or to even have an honest debate about it, House leaders have decided to go with a "smoke and mirrors" strategy that avoids the issue.

Conservatives Reject GOP OCare Plan

Russell Berman and Erik Wasson, The Hill

The House GOP leaders' struggle to sell their ObamaCare plan to conservatives was dealt another blow when the Club for Growth, Heritage Action, and FreedomWorks announced their opposition to the plan.

Holding Our Friends' Feet to the Fire

Too many otherwise conservative individuals get elected to Congress and soon come to believe that they are “leaders” entitled to uncritical support, instead of “representatives” translating the wishes of “We the People” into policy and action.

Will Grassroots Conservatives' Effort to Defund Obamacare Also Take Out McConnell?

With 54 percent of those polled telling CBS that they disapprove of Obamacare and 38 percent saying they expect to be personally hurt by the Obamacare law, the advertisements in Republican primaries against those who vote to fund the implementation of Obamacare pretty much write themselves.

FLASH: Mitch McConnell, Ron Johnson Oppose Conservatives' Effort to Defund Obamacare

Why haven’t establishment Republicans like Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Wisconsin’s Ron Johnson embraced conservatives' efforts to draw that line in the sand and put a united Senate Republican Conference behind the effort to defund Obamacare?

Conservatives Put Heat on Boehner

Emma Dumain and Matt Fuller, Roll Call

Groups such as the Club for Growth and Heritage Action are watching the House leadership closely.