Mitch McConnell

Time for New Leadership

Erick Erickson, Red State

30 years ago, Mitch McConnell ran for the Senate because his opponent kept claiming to be for spending cuts while raising spending. His opponent kept claiming to be a conservative, while letting big government grow. McConnell needs to be reminded of his own words.

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.

SENATORS DENOUNCE OBAMA FOR THREATENING 'ENTIRE CONSTITUTIONAL SYSTEM' BY 'NULLIFYING' IMMIGRATION LAWS

Tony Lee, Breitbart

On Thursday, 22 Repub. senators, including even Mitch McConnell, denounced Obama in a scathing letter for threatening America's "entire constitutional system" with his immigration "enforcement review" that threatens to "nullify" the nation's immigration laws. 

Former McConnell/NRSC Staffers Profiting from Attacking Conservatives

Daniel Horowitz, Madison Project

Former McConnell/NRSC staffers, with the help of a super-liberal billionaire, are running ads against Republicans for not supporting Obama’s prized agenda item – amnesty for illegal aliens.

House Conservatives Finally Focusing On True Opponent

In my new book TAKEOVER I make the case that conservatives been fighting the Democrats, when the greatest impediments to the conservative governance of America are not Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid; they are John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Eric Cantor, Kevin McCarthy and Reince Priebus. Now it looks like 40 to 50 members of the House Republican Conference agree with me.

By Richard A. Viguerie, Author & CHQ Chairman

GOP Leads in 7 Senate Races; McConnell in Trouble

Dick Morris and Eileen McGann, NewsMax

Repub. Senate candidates now lead their rivals in seven contests, including 3 involving Dem. incumbents. Repubs. need to win 6 seats to gain control of the Senate.

Tea Party Tested: In One Month, Establishment on Defense

Kyle Trygstad, Roll Call

A seven-week gauntlet of Repub. Senate primaries kicking off in May will decide the fate of the tea party’s success this year. If a Repub. incumbent senator loses a primary this year, it will more than likely occur in a span of nominating contests premiering in one month.

How’s This for a Bold Contrast?

Daniel Horowitz, Madison Project

Amnesty, earmarks, and corporate welfare – that is the establishment campaign message for 2014. We can support the better alternatives in the open seats and against Democrat incumbents.

FreedomWorks to Host Big TeaParty Event in KY

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

Glenn Beck and FreedomWorks Pres. Matt Kibbe are coming to a major Tea Party rally, dubbed FreePAC Kentucky, in Mitch McConnell's back yard of Louisville -- and McConnell primary challenger Matt Bevin is a featured speaker. 

THE GOP ESTABLISHMENT'S WAR ON TEA PARTY

Joseph Farah, WND

The Boehners, McConnells, and Karl Roves of the GOP are the enemy. They need to be opposed with all the commitment conservatives use to oppose liberals because they are the enablers of the radical progressives who are destroying our country. Richard Viguerie provides a blueprint for winning in his new book.

Richard Viguerie: ‘Our True Opponents are McConnell, Boehner’

Scott Greer, Daily Caller

“Whenever they are the face of the opposition to the Democrats, the Repubs. almost always lose on the national level. It is the most important political battle in America and it’s not between Repubs. and Dems. - it’s inside the Repub. Party. And for the most part, conservatives have been losing.”

McConnell Undermines Conservatives to Help Reid

Right Scoop Staff

Cruz, Lee, and Paul aimed to strip the IMF legislation out of the Ukraine aid package, which would double the US' IMF contribution while abating our influence on how the money is spent. McConnell pushed R's to vote for the bill so Reid got his 60 votes to prevent the Cruz-led filibuster.

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.

Tea Party Patriots Back McConnell Challenger Bevin

Seth McLaughlin, Washington Times

Jenny Beth Martin, president of Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund, said, “Unlike the incumbent, Matt Bevin has never voted to raise the debt ceiling, has never cut a deal with Joe Biden to raise taxes by $600 billion, and has never worked to ‘crush’ his political opponents."

Perry Backs McConnell

Mario Trujillo, The Hill

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) endorsed establishment Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell in the Senate majority leader's reelection fight this year.

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. 

Jolly's Next Problem: Boehner & McConnell

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

David Jolly won Florida's special election on a "repeal Obamacare" platform. But Boehner and McConnell aim to simply fix OCare.

“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.”

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.