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All Republicans Ran and Won as Born-Again Conservatives

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman

The GOP has an obligation and mandate to undo, obstruct and oppose Obama’s policies: Click this link to view CHQ's Conservative Leaders Post Election Press Conference hosted by CHQ Chairman Richard A. Viguerie, and featuring Ken Blackwell, former Ambassador U.N. Human Rights Commission, David Bossie, President, Citizens United, L. Brent Bozell III, Chairman, ForAmerica, Marjorie Dannenfelser, President, Susan B. Anthony List, Jenny Beth Martin, National Coordinator, Tea Party Patriots, Tony Perkins, President, Family Research Council.

State of the Races Election 2014 -- Ride the Republican Wave

Republicans Win Senate Majority -- Republicans have picked up Senate seats in North Carolina, Iowa, West Virginia, Arkansas, South Dakota, Colorado, Alaska and Montana -- more than enough to give them a majority in the Senate.  Virginia remains close, though Mark Warner claims victory. Republicans win big in governorships, too.

McConnell Vows Major Changes as Majority Leader

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Some conservative Senate aides and activists believe McConnell only wants to play “small ball” instead of pushing bold proposals to repeal ObamaCare or overhaul the tax code. McConnell says he wants to change the tone of the Senate and show Republicans can govern. We’ll see.

Michael Barone's Guide to Election Night 2014

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

For political junkies, Election Night is the most fun night of the year — at least until it becomes clear that your side is getting clobbered. Here is a guide to the order in which the returns are likely to come in, based on states’ poll closing times, focusing on the states with seriously contested Senate and governor races.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: November

It's never too early to start thinking about the 2016 presidential election. While you may change your mind later, tell us who you'd currently like to see as the GOP nominee. 

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TEAParty Support May Put GOP Over Top In 'Hold Your Nose Election'

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

From KS to KY, NC to Alaska, Tea Party supporters who saw their endorsed candidates lose to estab. R's in U.S. Senate primaries are holding their noses as they prepare to put endangered Repub. candidates over the top with their votes in closely fought U.S. Senate races.

Pre-Election Fun: Republicans Spook Dems on Twitter

Conservatives are once again giving liberals a run for their money on the social network Twitter, and it's making for some rollicking pre-election day comedy.

#HoldYourNose2014

The only way to advance conservative government and to stop Obama's campaign to fundamentally change America is to empower Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Jeff Sessions with a Republican majority in the Senate.

Tea Party Poised to Push TX Further Right

Marice Richter, Reuters

With polls indicating a Repub. sweep of statewide offices in TX, two protégés of Tea Party favorite U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz are poised to take over powerful posts and push the already conservative state further to the right.

Cruz Reveals How the GOP Can Stop Hillary Clinton

Matthew Burke, Tea Party News Network

“The only way for Repubs. to win, I believe, is to run a candidate who runs a strong conservative with a positive, optimistic, hopeful message,” Cruz recommended. “Repubs. win when we draw a clear distinction. We lose when we move to the mushy middle and we muddle the differences.” 

Civil War Looms for GOP

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

The right argues that GOP leaders should forget about playing small ball & use momentum from the midterms to put big checks on O's agenda. “The American people don’t want Repubs. to become appeasers and supporters of a watered down Obama agenda.”

CHQ Joins Phil Robertson in Endorsing Zach Dasher to Defeat the ‘Kissing Congressman’

Phil Robertson has cut a couple TV ads touting his nephew, Zach Dasher, for Congress in Louisiana’s 5th district. Following Robertson’s lead, ConservativeHQ.com is formally endorsing Dasher as well – not due to his membership in a famous family, but because he’s the principled conservative in the race.

Who Are The Most (and Least) Conservative Senators?

Michael W, Red State

Heritage Action for America provides a scorecard that helps us conservatives assess which Congresspersons in Washington are standing for our principles and values and to what extent.

Rove Lied, Republican Brand Died

C. Edmund Wright, Breitbart

Perhaps this astonishing lesson in moral and political failure will finally wake up donors & decision makers for the GOP to the fact that Rove & his tactics aren't the way to win elections. It's time for conservatives to do for the truth what the liberal media and the Dems do for the lie, which is to repeat it over & over again.

What’s Wrong With Common Core? Let’s ‘Understand’ the Ways

Common Core isn't integration of educational skills; it's the disintegration of educational disciplines. Even on its own terms, the Common Core is rotten.

Cruz and Cornyn, Bold Colors vs. Pale Pastels

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Sen. Ted Cruz wants Republicans to try to repeal Obamacare and stop President Barack Obama's executive grants of amnesty. Sen. John Cornyn believes Republicans will only win the White House in 2016 if conservative stalwarts like Cruz water down their bold conservatism and compromise. Who’s right?

A Vote for Democrats is ‘A Vote for President Obama’

Moe Lane, Red State

Freedom Partners Action Fund has started a $6.5 million ad buy hitting Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, New Hampshire (online only), and North Carolina, where conservatives lay it on the line: voting for a Democrat is the same as voting for the failed president.

Mark Levin Knows Precisely What Democrats Need

Real Clear Politics (video)

Conservative radio host Mark Levin appeared on Sean Hannity’s Fox TV show and weighed-in on current issues and what the Democratic Party needs from this election. In typical Levin fashion, he got right to the point and didn’t mince words.

Paul Teller is Ted Cruz’s Agitator in Chief

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

If personnel is policy, then there’s little doubt Sen. Ted Cruz’s choice to make Paul Teller his Chief of Staff was designed with stirring the pot in mind. Teller has been challenging the establishment and pushing conservative policy for years and seems to be a good fit for Cruz.

Remembering Reagan’s ‘Time for Choosing’ Speech

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

This coming October 27th marks the fiftieth anniversary of that speech, the one that history records as launching Reagan’s own stunningly successful political career that saw him just two years later elected governor of California in a million-vote landslide.