Dave Brat

It’s the Primaries, Stupid: Guilty Until Proven Innocent By Their Actions

If the GOP Congress doesn't produce on the Obamacare repeal don’t be intimidated about running for office - if there was ever a year in which being an incumbent and having the support of lobbyists, insiders and political powerbrokers was a hindrance, not a help, 2018 will be that year.

House Freedom Caucus To Ryan: Cancel August Recess

We agree with our friends in the Freedom Caucus; it’s time to go big on tax reform, and to do that Congress must work through the August recess to get a bill on the President’s desk.

Rep Dave Brat Weighs In On Trump, America’s Unsustainable Debt Problem

Juliegrace Brufke, Daily Caller

While the Republican party appears to be shifting away from the establishment toward a more populist direction, Brat says many lawmakers are not taking the hint voters want to see something different.

Paul Nehlen: Speaker Ryan Gets A Conservative Challenger

Conservative businessman Paul Nehlen has confirmed he will challenge Paul Ryan for the Wisconsin District 1 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Rep. Dave Brat: 'The American people are waking up'

Rudy Takala, Washington Examiner

The presidential election has given rise to similarly historic circumstances, with nontraditional candidates surging largely by emphasizing a need to restrict immigration. Brat said he is proud to observe that the mood in his district served largely to foreshadow the mood nationally.

Brat takes gloves off: Moderates side with Pelosi

Barbara Boland, Washington Examiner

The divide between the GOP establishment and House conservatives could not have been starker on "Meet the Press" Sunday as House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Dave Brat and moderate Rep. Charlie Dent took the gloves off. Brat accused Dent of siding with Nancy Pelosi and blasted him for saying that conservatives should be punished for not toeing leadership's line.

Round Two In The Establishment GOP’s Phony Amnesty Fight

Rep. Dave Brat and Senator Jeff Sessions are right, the Trojan Horse is being built around the McCaul border “security” bill, and on orders from their US Chamber of Commerce puppetmasters, establishment Republicans like Mike McCaul, Martha Roby, Lynn Jenkins and Markwayne Mullin are getting ready to roll it inside the city walls to swamp America’s hard-pressed working families with millions of newly amnestied illegal alien workers.

TONIGHT: Dave Brat Takes on Jack Trammell in VA07 Debate

The debate is now concluded. The race for former Majority Leader Eric Cantor's House seat in Virginia's 7th Congressional District is hotter than ever.

TEA Party's Carr Looks to Ride Anti-Amnesty Wave Past Alexander

Charlie Spiering, Breitbart

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.

Dave Brat Slams Obama on Israel

David Steinberg, PJ Media

“The White House has criticized Israel’s government for not offering concessions to the very terrorists who have driven Israeli citizens into bomb shelters and who choose to operate from residential areas, using innocent bystanders as human shields."

Veteran GOP Hand Caught in Party’s Crosshairs

Jeff E. Schapiro, Richmond Times-Dispatch

To tea party R's, Ray Allen is thwarting Dave Brat’s ascent. They blame Allen & other Cantorites for diverting from the 7th District GOP treasury to nat'l GOP groups almost $400k that could've stayed in the district, underwriting a locally run voter-mobilization effort for Brat. He’ll get only $5,000.

The Next Dave Brat?

Steven Shepard, Politico

Underdog GOP candidates such as Chris McDaniel, Joe Carr, and Milton Wolf want to dethrone establishment incumbents in the 2014 elections.

SHOCK: 71% of INDEP. Voted for Brat Over Cantor

Tea Party News Network Staff

71% of Virginia voters who are “unaffiliated” with either party voted for Dave Brat, while only 29% voted for “moderate” Eric Cantor. When asked which issues most influenced voters’ decision to vote for Brat, “Gov't Spending” & “Immigration/Amnesty” were statistically tied for the top reason.

Conservatives: Let’s Not Get Too Cocky

Dave Brat didn't beat Eric Cantor through osmosis; he won through hard work. The only way to replicate his victory is to buckle down and knock on doors, make phone calls, send email, post on social media and sell our conservative candidates in every forum we can find. 

For House Majority Whip We Back Stutzman Over Scalise and Roskam

The contest for House Majority Whip is not between Reps Steve Scalise, Peter Roskam and some hypothetical perfect conservative. It is between Scalise, Roskam and the only candidate in the race with a record of standing for conservative principles when the chips are down – Marlin Stutzman.

'TAKEOVER' Predicted Eric Cantor's Loss

ConservativeHQ's chairman Richard A. Viguerie's new conservative manifesto, "Takeover," foreshadowed the downfall of the Republican Party Establishment and how conservatives like Dave Brat would rise to reinstate the power of the grassroots. Order TAKEOVER today to find out how to elect more conservatives and reclaim America.

Cantor Loss Gives Repubs. Chance to Become People's Party

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

R's should take a cue from the voters of Virginia’s 7th District and forget about the big banks. Cantor's defeat is the opportunity for the GOP to declare independence from Wall Street. Let the bankers flock to Hillary Clinton and Schumer.

Why The Media Missed The Dave Brat Story

Matt K. Lewis, Daily Caller

The nat'l media missed this story is because anyone using prudent business logic to drive their assignment & reporting decisions would have missed this story. In a world of limited resources, you marshal your resources to where you get the most return on investment.

Dem: GOP Ignores Tea Party at Its Peril

Greg Richter, NewsMax

Dem. strategist Donna Brazile says the GOP estab. should pay attention to Eric Cantor's loss. "The tea party's still highly caffeinated," Brazile said.

End the GOP Establishment’s Arrogance of Power: Support Raul Labrador for House Majority Leader

We are backing Raul Labrador not just because we want a more conservative House Republican leadership, but because we also want an end to the arrogance of power that led to Eric Cantor’s defeat.