Justin Amash

A Few Conservatives Stand Against Pork Laden Disaster Relief Bill

Yesterday, 69 members of the House of Representatives, including our friends Representatives Louie Gohmert, Jeb Hensarling, Justin Amash, Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows voted against a disaster relief bill that goes far beyond disaster relief to throw good money after bad in federal subsidies and what amount to welfare payments.

Amash Beats Ellis, Demands Apology

Kendall Breitman, Politico

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.

Tea Party Sen. Candidates Look for Cantor-style Upsets

Fox News Staff

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. 

Why Amash Will Win

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

Libertarian politics are on the rise in Michigan. Here's what to watch for on Tuesday.

Justin Amash's Support for Free Enterprise Earns Enmity of Big Biz

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has jumped into a Republican congressional primary in Michigan, trying to defeat incumbent Rep. Justin Amash. Amash's crime: being stubbornly consistent in opposing big government.

Conservatives Dissatisfied w/ House GOP Election Outcome

Peter Schroeder, The Hill

Conservatives dissatisfied with their new leadership team are biding their time for what could become a bitter battle for control of the conference after the midterm elections. Conservatives had hoped to install one of their own as majority leader, since the position controls what legislation reaches the floor.

GOP-E Takes On Die-Hard TEA Partier

Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman, Politico

Justin Amash is the GOP-E's next target. The Meijers Corp., Home Depot, Dow Chemical, & the Int'l Franchise Assoc. are all behind Brian Ellis, Amash’s GOP primary challenger.

The Establishment GOP Is Not the Political Home of Conservatives and That Needs to Change

In my op-ed in today's Los Angles Times I explain that the establishment GOP is not the political home of conservatives, and that needs to change for Republicans to reach the political promised land and govern America.

Reagan Won By Violating His Own 11th Commandment

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

In my new book TAKEOVER I knock down the myth of Ronald Reagan's so-called 11th Commandment and show how Reagan took all the discontents within the Republican Party to build a new majority coalition and defeat the “dime store Democrat” leadership of the Republican establishment.

Justin Amash Ruffles Mich. GOP-E Feathers

Susan Cornwell, Reuters

Rich Estab. Michigan Republican donors are unhappy with Rep. Justin Amash's unwillingness to toe the party line and wish he were more like Gerald Ford. Amash denies he is hostile to compromise, but says many of the proposed bipartisan deals in DC offer temporary fixes, rather than long-term solutions.

Boehner and Kingston More Conservative Than Broun? Give Us A Break!

Conservatism is not a smorgasbord from which you can select a few convenient morsels, it is a coherent view of governance. Georgia's Paul Broun has a record of holding that view and acting on it, Jack Kingston and John Boehner do not.

Conservative Group Enters Mich. Fray on Side of Tea Party

Nicholas Confessore, New York Times

Americans for Prosperity, will spend about $230,000 on advertisements thanking Representative Justin Amash for fighting against Obamacare, officials there said — a shot at establishment donors who are rallying behind his challenger, Brian Ellis.

80 House Members Still Haven't Committed to Oppose Amnesty: Here's the Target List

Here's our target list of Representatives still on the fence on Speaker Boehner's immigration "reform" principles granting "legal status" or amnesty to illegal aliens. The only way to stop amnesty is to get these Members of Congress off the fence and standing strong for the rule of law and American exceptionalism. Contact your Representative today if he or she is on the list.

Can Federalism Protect You From Government Drones?

State legislators and governors, who are closer to the concerns of the people, are acting to restrict the use of drones now that it has been revealed that federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are increasingly borrowing border-patrol drones for domestic surveillance operations.

All We Want From The Establishment GOP

If the federal government is ever to be brought back inside strict constitutional limits, then the confrontation that Senators Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Rand Paul and other limited government constitutional conservatives have forced on Obamacare funding is absolutely fundamental to that process.

How to Keep the Constitution

Rep. Justin Amash, American Conservative

It requires transparency and checks, not a national-security state.

BOEHNER AND COMPANY SHOULD RESIGN

The Republican Party is currently being “led,” if it can be called that, by moderates. But the grassroots of the party is made up of voters who want America governed according to limited government, constitutional, conservative principles.

By Richard A. Viguerie

Tea Party Leading Opposition to War in Syria

Republican leaders in Washington are supporting President Obama's call for an American attack on Syria, but as Michael Patrick Leahy and Andrew Stiles report, Tea Party groups and activists around the country are united in their opposition to such military action. To join them please sign our petition to members of the Senate and the House opposing American military involvement in Syria.

Tea Party Speaks for Majority

Andrew Stiles, National Review Online

Tea Party politicians, including Sen. Paul and Reps. Amash and Massie, have been leading the early opposition to Obama’s call for Syrian action.