Senate

Tuesday Could End the GOP

Dan Riehl, Breitbart

The GOP is poised to win today only because the Dems are having a bad year, not because they're having a good one. And an estab. GOP that by Mitch McConnell's own admission sought to "crush" it's own base in the primaries can't blame conservatives, or Tea Party-aligned candidates. 

McConnell: A Repub. Congress Will End Gridlock

Rebecca Kaplan, CBS News

"A new Republican majority wouldn't mean we'd be able to get everything you want from Washington. But it would mean we'd be able to bring the current legislative gridlock to a merciful end," Mitch McConnell said.

Gang of 8 Repubs. Discourage Obama Against Exec. Amnesty

Caroline May, Breitbart

Three of the Republicans who worked to push comprehensive immigration reform through the Senate last year are calling on President Obama to refrain from taking executive action on immigration reform.

Dr. Milton Wolf May Have Just Helped GOP Take the Senate

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

Despite having fought a bitter primary battle against incumbent Senator Pat Roberts for all the right reasons, Dr. Milton Wolf has now endorsed him in his race for the Senate.

Cuccinelli: McConnell is Going to Go to the Wire

The Hill Staff

Former Virginia Repub. candidate for Governor Ken Cuccinelli makes projections ahead of the Nov. 4 midterm elections and predicts a grim future for GOP candidates turning away from conservative principles. 

Holder Sees No New A.G. Until 2015

Josh Gerstein, Politico

A.G. Eric Holder predicted that the Senate is unlikely to confirm a new attorney general until next year. The timeline Holder laid out suggests that the Senate wouldn't hold confirmation hearings for an A.G. nominee until Jan., when the Senate could be in Repub. hands.

Most Young Likely Voters Prefer GOP-Run Congress

Dan Spencer, Red State

A new poll of 18- to 29- year-olds finds a majority, 51%, who say they'll “definitely vote” in the elections prefer a Repub.-run Congress. Only 47% favor a Dem.-controlled Congress. That’s a big shift from '10, when the same firm found 55% preferred Dem. control & 43% prefer Repub. control.

Business Bets Big on GOP in Senate Races

Rebecca Ballhaus, Amy Harder and Brody Mullins, Wall Street Journal

In a significant shift, business groups gave more money in aggregate to Repub. candidates than to Dems. in 7 of the most competitive Senate races in recent months, in some cases taking the unusual step of betting against sitting senators.

Priebus: GOP Senate Will Stop O's 'Un-American' Amnesty

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Reince Priebus says it’s “un-American" for Obama to consider implementing an executive amnesty for millions of illegal aliens across the US. “It’s unconstitutional, illegal, and we don’t support it,” Priebus replied when a Tea Partier asked him about the president’s plans for an exec. amnesty.

Signs of a Coming Republican Wave

David Keene, The Washington Times

The wave Republicans have prayed for is building and could leave the big-spending friends of Messrs. Obama and Reid wondering why all the money they raised and spent didn’t make that much difference in the end.

With 1 Week to Go, GOP's Confidence Grows

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Repubs. are all but assured of winning the open seats vacated by retiring Democrats in Montana, South Dakota and West Virginia and have a very good chance of ousting Dem. incumbents in Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado and Louisiana.

Conservatives Be of Good Cheer - We're Winning

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

The leadership that Americans need and are looking for doesn’t come from Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Reince Priebus, or any of the Republican establishment. The leadership comes from each of us in the conservative movement, our organizations, our members. We are the driving force to Save America and we are winning!

Much More Than Just a Local Election

Thomas Sowell, National Review Online

What is the overriding national issue that makes this year’s congressional elections so crucial? That issue is whether, despite all the lawless edicts of President Obama, threatening one-man rule, we can still salvage enough of the Constitution to remain a free, democratic nation.

GOP’s National Prospects Include the Good, Bad and Ugly

Jay Cost, Weekly Standard

If Republicans do well in the House next month, that will go a long way toward preventing a liberal governing majority until at least 2019. As for the Senate, the GOP’s prospects include the good, the bad, and the ugly.

Why Isn't The NRSC Doing More For Sen Candidates?

Moe Lane, Red State

There is winning well, and then there is winning poorly. Every cent that the the NRSC spent on those candidates in the primaries is a cent that did not go to general races in NH, OR, MN, MI and yes, maybe even NJ. 

Conservatives Have A Hard Choice This Nov.

Golfer Mike, Red State

A GOP majority will bring votes to the Senate & force Dems. to take positions they'll have to defend in '16. Those votes will matter. It'll be easier to put Obama in a position where he actually has to veto bills that help Americans, further exposing him for what he is. 

Cruz-Paul Competition Could Reshape GOP

Ralph Z. Hallow, Washington Times

Though nearly equal in their fanfare, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz are romancing Republican and independent voters in radically different ways. The outcome of their fierce competition could influence the direction of their party.

SD Senate Race Surprises GOP

David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner

"South Dakota is becoming a bigger headache," a Repub. said. "I don't think it is in the slam dunk category anymore." The SD Senate race is suddenly tighter than expected, but nat'l Repubs. say they aren't ready to panic.

Cruz to Propose New Marriage Amend.

Pete Kasperowicz, The Blaze

Ted Cruz will soon propose a Constitutional amendment that would prevent the fed. gov't or courts from nullifying state marriage laws. Cruz said it's needed after the SCOTUS chose not to hear cases regarding 5 states that aimed to appeal lower court rulings that invalidated their gay marriage bans.

Conservatives: Here’s How You Can Lead To Nationalize The Election In Arkansas

CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie has urged to conservatives to take the lead in nationalizing the 2014 election. Here's one practical step you can take TODAY to join that effort. Read this article, and then contact Arkansas Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton through our “contact the Republican candidates” page and tell Tom Cotton you want to hear him draw a sharp contrast with his opponent and come out strongly against the Obama policies that have allowed Ebola, whooping cough and Enterovirus 68 into America.