2014 Election

Tillis’ Right Turn Resonates with Voters

Recent surveys showing the North Carolina Senate race tightening is great news for conservatives hoping to wrest control of the Senate from the Democrats – and shows the shift in Thom Tillis’ campaign toward issues that matter is resonating with real voters.

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!

Grimes Still Won’t Admit She Voted for Obama

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

On Monday at a debate, Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes, who hopes to unseat incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell, once again refused to say whether or not she voted for President Obama in 2008 and 2012. That's her story, apparently, and she's sticking to it.

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.

How Do You Define “Security”?

Many Republican candidates, who claim to be running as conservatives, are not campaigning on the issue of national "security." Please use the comment function for this article to tell us how you define “security.” There’s no “right answer” but a short comment or even a one line bullet point is best. We will publish the top submissions tomorrow and share them with Republican candidates as part of our effort to nationalize the election.

5 Weeks & No GOP Coherence

Erick Erickson, Red State

More races the GOP must win to take the Sen. are slipping away. We are 5 weeks from the election and the GOP's message? Crickets. They haven't campaigned on securing the border because they don't want to. 

Conservatives Are the Driving Force to Save America

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.

Palin Tries to Burnish Roberts's Tea Party Bona Fides

Ben Kamisar, The Hill

Sarah Palin hit the stump in Kansas to help rally the party’s base behind Sen. Pat Roberts, one of nation’s most vulnerable GOP Senate incumbents. In an unusual move for Palin, she cast Roberts, who has drawn Tea Party ire in the state, as a staunch conservative.

Boehner: GOP Should Back Gay Candidates

Jake Sherman, Politico

Boehner said his party should support gay Repub. congressional candidates and urged his colleagues to “be a little more sensitive” when running against women.

The Party Of Jefferson Attacks Ken Cuccinelli For Being Jeffersonian

Vice President Biden got it exactly backwards at last weekend's Jefferson -- Jackson Day dinner. If Virginia’s voters take their Jeffersonian principles seriously, then they would have to conclude that it is the Tea Party and limited government constitutional conservatives, like Ken Cuccinelli, that are finally turning the ship of state back toward the “Virginia way” first articulated by Thomas Jefferson.

Never Too Early to Fight Over Polls

Nathan L. Gonzales, Roll Call

Divergent partisan polling results in Utah’s 4th district highlight the intensity of the 2014 race.

When GOP Ignores Grassroots It Loses

Republican House members who hold town hall meetings know very well who is opposed to the Gang of Eight immigration bill. It is the grassroots limited-government constitutional conservative voters who actually show-up and vote in Republican primaries, and, as the GOP wipe-outs of 2006 and 2008 showed (and the Tea Party wave of 2010 proved), Republican politicians ignore those voters at their peril.

Stupid Doesn’t Work for GOP

Charles Hurt, Washington Times

So it’s time to send a brainy conservative from Nebraska to Washington, that being Ben Sasse.