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  • Gregg Palermo, FOX 2 News (St. Louis)

    Donald Trump is surging in GOP presidential polls ahead of next week’s first Republican debate among the party’s presidential candidates, but the controversial businessman finished third in a sampling of conservative activists, according to a survey released Saturday by the St. Louis Tea Party Coalition.

  • Carrie Dann, NBC News

    Days before the first Republican debate, Donald Trump has surged into the national lead in the GOP primary race, with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush following, a new NBC News/ Wall Street Journal poll shows. Trump is the first choice of 19 percent of GOP primary voters, while 15 percent back Walker and 14 percent back Bush.

  • Ali Elkin, Bloomberg

    Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul on Sunday said Planned Parenthood funding should be redirected toward community health centers, weighing in on a growing controversy over the abortion services it offers.

  • Avaneesh Pandey, International Business Times

    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, R-Texas, said on Sunday that there is no factual basis behind research that shows that the planet is heating up. Cruz’s comments were made during a conference in California hosted by Freedom Partners -- a nonprofit that is partially funded by the Koch brothers.

  • Danny de Gracia, Communities Digital News

    As there is still confusion between the difference between mainstream Republicans and “tea party” Republicans and their role in this election cycle, consider this your authoritative FAQ and walkthrough to understanding the issues and the people.

  • Paul Goldman & Mark J. Rozell, Politico

    Trump2016.com is merely the latest quadrennial installment in this presidential election saga, complete as always with disdain from the “serious” candidates and the “mainstream” press. But rather than spurn the disruption, the GOP would do well to focus on what’s going wrong. It isn’t complicated.

  • Fox News

    Trump’s success in harnessing populist energy and enthusiasm is reminiscent of 2010’s Tea Party wave. Naturally, there are comparisons.

  • Timothy Meads, Daily Caller

    A California Federal judge who raised $230,000 for President Obama’s presidential campaign approved an injunction Friday afternoon against the Center For Medical Progress, banning the pro-life group from releasing any more Planned Parenthood sting videos. Bias.

  • Julia Hahn, Breitbart

    Levin argued that on every issue from Obamacare to executive amnesty to Obamatrade, the establishment Republican Party has refused to represent the interests of Americans.

  • Erick Erickson, RedState

    Erickson writes, "They are children being killed, butchered, and sold in pieces. The video is unedited. Planned Parenthood is kiling them, gleefully, for cash. They want their Lamborghinis."

  • Washington Post

    Republicans are putting more effort into convincing skeptical black voters to consider the other party after Obama leaves office. Jeb Bush is doing his usual identity politics pandering while Ben Carson is seeking to convince blacks that the Republicans can make their lives better.

  • Ulysses Arn, RedState

    Frank Dyke is an area captain with the Winnebago County Republican Party and precinct committeeman in Rockford first ward who most of you have never heard of.  That needs to change because what Frank has had to say in the last few days about conservatives, the Tea Party, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and congressional candidate and Tea Party leader David Hale is important because it illustrates the mindset and mentality of the neo-Statists that make up the GOP establishment.

  • Jonathan Bydlak, Politico

    Regardless of whether one is inclined to believe the media, it’s no longer possible to ignore the fact that Paul’s support is slipping. His New Hampshire numbers have dropped from 14 percent in February to just four percent according to a poll released Sunday (By comparison, Ron Paul received nearly 8 percent of the state’s vote in 2008 and over 22 percent in 2012). 

  • Bruce Gietzen, News Channel 25 (ABC)

    A subcommittee chaired by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) grilled IRS Commissioner John Koskinen today over progress that agency has made instituting reforms after the targeting scandal two years ago. Waco Tea Party President Toby Marie Walker was part of a nine-person panel representing conservative groups that also spoke to lawmakers. 

  • Susan Crabtree, The Washington Examiner

    The IRS's internal watchdog has spent more than two years investigating claims that the agency improperly targeted a Tea Party owner of a small Virginia farm whose repeated legal clashes with a local environmental group has made her a cause celebre for property-rights advocates, Martha Boneta told the Washington Examiner.