Republicans

101% Of Eligible Voters Ready To Vote In Mississippi?

Our friends at The Public Interest Legal Foundation have now filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Clarke County Election Commission in Mississippi because it has more voters on the rolls than living citizens.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: “Why is he here?”

Today’s look at the 2016 GOP presidential race includes the “big” news concerning Jim Gilmore’s impending announcement, Carly Fiorina’s answers to real questions from conservatives and President Obama warns the world about the Republican candidates.

Liberals, Conservatives and Abortion

Ron Ross, American Spectator

On some issues there is often little real difference between Republican and Democrat politicians’ attitudes and reactions. Not this time. The abortion debate that is now front and center provides an unambiguous contrast between the two parties. Moral clarity can be a powerful force.

Common Core & The 2016 GOP Candidates

Erick Erickson, Red State

We asked the Republicans who met at the Iowa Freedom Summit what they thought about Common Core. Let’s just say the conservatives running are not exactly fans of Common Core.

The Closing of The Repub. Mind

Erick Erickson, Red State

If R's raise taxes, particularly while ignoring the concerns of their base toward religious freedom and other issues, they might find their grasp on power comes up short. After all, they have to win all the races. Conservatives only have to disrupt a few. And we will.

GOP Voters Dissatisfied With GOP Leadership

Gabriella Morrongiello, Daily Signal

Repubs.’ trust in GOP leadership is dwindling, according to a poll conducted by EMC Research. The national survey of more than 600 GOP voters found a majority wary of embracing incumbent Speaker Boehner & incoming Senate Maj. Leader McConnell.

WH Threatens Homeland Sec. ShutDown if R's Don’t Fund Exec. Amnesty

Kara Pendleton, Independent Journal Review

Though Obama’s adviser stated the R's wouldn’t “dare shut down” the DHS, the American public is catching on to who is really responsible for the shenanigans. Based on the results of this past election, he should really be careful about playing “chicken.”

Conservatives Plan To Vote Against Boehner For Speaker

Alex Pappas, Daily Caller

Some disaffected conservative House R's are planning to rebel and vote against John Boehner for speaker of the House when the new Congress convenes next week.

Lib. Michigan Professor: It's OK To Hate Republicans

Chuck Ross, Daily Caller

Susan J. Douglas hates Republicans and wants you to know about it. When Susan J. Douglas isn't working as a professor & chair of Communications Studies at the Univ.

R's Clash on Reversing Nuclear Option

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Republicans are split over whether to change the Senate’s rules to allow filibusters on executive and judicial nominations.

The Real Fight Is Among The Dems

Charles Krauthammer, Human Events

While R's are debating the tactics of stopping presidential lawlessness, an inherently difficult congressional undertaking, particularly if you still control only a single house, Dems are trying to figure out what they believe and whom they represent.

Congressional R's to Grill OCare's Gruber

Susan Cornwell and Roberta Rampton, Reuters

Darrell Issa said panel members will ask Obamacare architect and consultant Jonathan Gruber Tues. about possible deceptions and a lack of transparency in the 2010 Affordable Care Act.

Republicans' Populist Moment: Squander or Capitalize?

Melanie Kowalski, American Thinker

Now that the once proud Democratic Party has turned itself into the Stalinista party, the Republicans have a quintessential moment in time to reshape domestic and foreign policy. 

Levin: ‘GOP Leadership Likes Amnesty;' ‘Sold Out Voters’

Ali Meyer, CNS News

"I think right now – as I understand it – they’re working with the left and the Dem. Party in the House to cobble together a majority and fund Obama’s unconstitutional amnesty. So I think it’s a complete disgrace."

R's in Congress Hate the American People. Just Like the Dems.

Erick Erickson, Red State

Tell your congressman to both oppose the rule on the continuing resolution and oppose the resolution itself. If Boehner is going to do this, he should be forced to rely on the very Democrats he’s trying to help.

Time to Stop the Moderator Masochism

Brent Bozell, Town Hall

It's well past time to stop letting the liberal networks directly inflict damage on Republicans from the stage during the primary debates.

Media Totally Misread Congress’ Weak Benghazi Report

Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist

Reporters celebrated a congressional Benghazi report that supposedly debunked criticism of the Obama administration. It didn’t. Not by a long shot.

R's Weigh Legality of Obama's Immigration Move

Jess Bravin, Wall Street Journal

Republicans counter that Obama plans to go further than predecessors in molding immigration policy, effectively rewriting immigration laws without action from Congress and violating the Constitution.

Dear GOP: Do Your Damned Job

Steve Deace, a nationally-syndicated talk show host and author of the new book, “Rules for Patriots: How Conservatives Can Win Again,” has some sage advice for Republicans. “Forget what your consultants tell you is politically possible. You’re up against an opponent who doesn’t care about possible, let alone legal.”  

R's Won't Block O; They Want Amnesty

Erick Erickson, Red State

The GOP just won a wave election but have chosen to surrender before the fight starts. McConnell’s insistence that the GOP won’t shut down the gov't was all Obama needed to go ahead with amnesty.