GOP Civil War

Boehner Won't Attend Anti-TEA Party Mainstreet PAC FL Meeting

Barbara Hollingsworth, CNSNews.com

John Boehner will not be attending a weekend retreat hosted by moderate Steve LaTourette's Repub. Mainstreet Partnership PAC -- whose goal is to elect moderate GOP candidates and protect Republican incumbents from Tea Party challengers -- because of a scheduling conflict.

GOP Civil War: A Coup in Colorado

Manu Raju, Politico

Here's the labored tale of how NRSC-favorite Cory Gardner got all the other Republican candidates running for Dem. Sen. Udall's seat (inlcuding conservative Ken Buck) to step aside and give him a clear path to GOP-E victory. Follow the money.

GOP-E Cantor Scheme Thwarted w/ Strong Grassroots Turnout

Tom White, Virginia Right

Eric Cantor's GOP-E Young Guns of VA were set to disenfranchise conservatives and allow Cantor to cheat his way to another term without facing Dave Brat in a fair election. Hundreds of conservatives showed up to stop the impropriety.

Joe Carr: Ready for Conservative War

Tennessee Gal, Red State

“It’s not enough to be a Repub. I’m a conservative, and I’m a Constitutionalist. Some of you may not be able to vote for me, but we are not at the 11th hour, we are at the midnight hour. I’m going up there to start a fight,” said Carr, referring to what he would do in Washington.

McConnell Is No Conservative

Brent Bozell, The Hill

Mitch McConnell's empty threats against people who actually helped him for so many years sound silly and desperate. He has proven that he can’t lead, he should step aside for someone else.

House GOP Collaborate W/ Lefty Interests Against Conservatives

Erick Erickson, Red State

Next weekend, John Boehner, Eric Cantor, Kevin McCarthy, and twenty-five other members of Congress are flying to Amelia Island to collaborate with a group dedicated to defeating conservatives in Congress.

Outsider Curt Clawson Is the CHQ Pick In FL-19

Outsider Curt Clawson, a former Purdue University basketball standout and corporate CEO, who is strong on life and is an inspired advocate of a Ronald Reagan – Jack Kemp-style of growth-oriented conservatism is our choice in the FL-19 Special Election. Learn more about Curt Clawson or to volunteer or donate to his campaign HERE.

Barbour Rides to Cochran's Rescue

Alexander Burns, Politico

Haley Barbour aims to rescue embattled GOP-E incumbent Cochran. The pro-Cochran Miss. Conservatives PAC, lead by Barbour's nephews, spent $400k against conservative Chris McDaniel.

Phyllis Schlafly: How to Save America

Garth Kant, WND

Conservatives "have shown the grassroots can rise up and take over the party, which I think is the best vehicle for saving our country.” Schlafly said that starting a conservative third party would be “a dead-end road.” She's uplifted by the rise of the tea parties.

BigBiz Lobby Takes on TeaParty Over Common Core

Stephanie Simon, Politico

A coalition including the Business Roundtable and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will launch a national advertising blitz Sunday targeted at Republicans skeptical about the standards. Spots promoting the Common Core will air on Fox News and other conservative outlets.

It’s Time To Fire Amnesty Supporter NC Rep. Renee Ellmers

Renee Ellmers has made the fastest about-face in the history of Washington, DC to become one of the most reliable votes for DC insider style big government spending – and most inexplicably – for giving amnesty to illegal aliens. SIGN OUR LETTER URGING REP. ELLMERS TO RESIGN!

Palin: I'll Keep Shaking Up Washington

Todd Beamon, NewsMax

Sarah Palin endorsed Miss. state Sen. Chris McDaniel in his tea party-backed bid to challenge Thad Cochran. Palin says she'll continue to endorse conservative candidates who are willing to stand up to the permanent political class and not just go along to get along with "the corrupt status quo."

Levin: Clean Out GOP Establishment

Greg Richter, NewsMax

"If we don't get new Repub. leadership in Wash., clean out these consultants, and put in some fresh people who are really concerned about the country, this is the sort of sleazy crap that's going to go on." Levin says he wants the truth told about how David Jolly had to fight party leaders to get elected.

Ann Coulter: Still Full of It

Ann Coulter’s smorgasbord conservatism is a path to permanent minority status for the GOP because it blurs the lines between the parties and amounts to a grant of lifetime tenure to establishment Republican Senators like Mitch McConnell, Thad Cochran and other Big Government Republicans. 

Ted Cruz, Rand Paul Trade Barbs Over Foreign Policy

Fox News Latino Staff

Ted Cruz has attempted to smooth over tensions with fellow Tea Party favorite, Rand Paul, after the two quite publicly disagreed over the U.S.'s role in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. But apparently, Paul isn’t taking the peace offering.

“Drunks,” “Bullies,” “Traitors,” “Fringe:” McConnell's Terms for Conservatives

Erick Erickson, Red State

Mitch McConnell has been pretty open in the past about his contempt for conservatives. He has referred to conservatives and the outside groups they fund, as traitors, bullies, drunks, and fringe. He claims conservatives “tear up every bar they walk into,” and he wants to “punch” the tea party “in the nose.”

Estab. Groups Retreat Against Tea Party Incumbents

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Big-business and establishment groups vowed they would wage war on conservatives and Tea Party candidates, particularly incumbents, in 2014, but they are backing off after realizing they may not want to throw money at losers. 

McConnell is For Amnesty, and Always Has Been

Jen Kuznicki, JenKuznicki.com

Check out this exhaustive timeline of Mitch McConnell's pro-amnesty moves, culminating in his July comments to reporters that the Senate had a good year, noting among other things, passage of the immigration bill.

Levin Hits Back Hard at McConnell's TeaParty Comments

Right Scoop Staff

Mark Levin responded to Mitch McConnell’s attack on the Tea Party this weekend in the NYTimes, pointing out that it wasn’t just an attack on the three Tea Party candidates running against GOP Senate incumbents, but rather an attack on Tea Party candidates everywhere.