Republican majority

Attack on Ted Cruz: Can the GOP’s Capitol Hill “Leaders” Get Any Lower?

What really got Ted Cruz in trouble was not calling Mitch McConnell a liar – everyone in Washington already knows McConnell is a liar – what got Cruz in trouble with DC’s inside operators was telling the truth about how Capitol Hill works.

Is The GOP's 2014 Midterm Coalition Gone Forever?

The GOP's Capitol Hill leaders have scratched from the race with Obama so many times if they were horses they'd have been dog food years ago.

Mary Landrieu Loses to GOP's Cassidy

Andrea Drusch, National Journal

Bill Cassidy's win stretches the GOP's gain in the Senate to nine seats. Rep. Bill Cassidy garnered 712,330 votes, or 56%; Sen. Mary Landrieu, (D) got 561,099 votes, or 44%.

Toxic Distrust Between Conservs., GOP Leaders on Amnesty

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Conservatives want R's to fight to defund Obama's exec. action now, rather than wait until Jan. They accuse Boehner, McConnell, and other GOP leaders of caving to O. The GOP should unite on this issue.

NRCC Lost Many Close CA Races

Jon Fleischman, Breitbart

Nationally, R's had an outstanding election. Besides the huge gains in the Senate, House R's made modest gains (12 seats), bringing their majority to 244 of 435 members. Yet House R's could've had an even better night but for being completely routed by Dems in CA. 

No, GOP Should NOT Choose OCare Capitulation

Aaron Gardner, Red State

Repubs. have been given the House & the Senate, now is the time to use our majorities, force the issues, hold press conferences with those hurt by Obamacare every day, until the Dems are forced to relent from the pressure applied to them by the public.

GOP Needs More Than a Win – It Needs a Mandate

Jenny Beth Martin, The Hill

Reagan did not win 49 of 50 states in 1984 by laying low.  Republicans did not register historic congressional gains in 1994 and 2010 by keeping quiet.  These landslides were won because conservatives proudly announced their ideas for a better, stronger America.

The GOP Establishment’s Utter Collapse of Leadership

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

Even as liberalism is responsible for one policy collapse after another, from Ebola to ISIS to the IRS and more, the GOP hierarchy is proving itself utterly unwilling, incapable, or both, of leading the charge to a conservative victory.

Senate Republicans Must Lead to Win Election

Ken Cuccinelli, USA Today

It's time to identify a set of conservative priorities that a Repub. Senate would tackle in '15 and send a signal to the conservative grassroots that a Repub. victory will mean a new focus in Washington on limited government and upholding the Constitution.

Americans Sick of Govt Regulation

Betsy McCaughey, Creators.com

A whopping 59% say they’d like to send a “leave me alone” message to Washington, while only 32% say their message is “lend me a hand.” People are fed up with gov't bossing them around, according to an 8/14 Fox poll of registered voters. It suggests R's have a good shot at taking seats from D's. 

Does Anyone Really Want Nancy Pelosi Back As Speaker?

One of the biggest problems standing in the way of Democrats retaking the House is the thought of California Representative Nancy Pelosi returning to the Speaker's Chair.

Buchanan: US Failure to Police Mexican Border Killed GOP Majority

Joe Schaeffer, NewsMax

The Republican majority built under Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan began to “lose the country” when it failed to police the Mexican border two decades ago, conservative commentator Pat Buchanan says.

1.1 Trillion Reasons to Dump Boehner & McConnell

Robert Smith, American Thinker

What use are GOP majorities in the House and Senate if establishment Republicans are in control and roll over for Democrat belly scratches?

Go Rogue or Go Home

Erick Erickson, Red State

If we can't get Republicans to support conservative causes, we need to take over the GOP.

House Leaders’ Glaring Farm Failure

Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan, Politico

Farm state Repubs are furious, but the leadership is now considering a more conservative bill.