2014 elections

Campaigns Use Tracking Tools to Get Voters to Polls

Jacqueline Klimas, Washington Times

Political campaigns have become so good at tracking that they can tell whether you’ve turned out to vote — and can stop sending you ads or emails on Election Day once they know they’ve gotten you.

Holder's Election Intimidation Tactics

Ben Kamisar, The Hill

The Dept. of Justice plans to send federal monitors to 18 states to watch for discrimination against voters. Monitors will head to AZ, CA, FL, GA, IL, KS, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX & WI. 

The Repub. Who May Become Youngest Ever Woman in Congress

Marisa Schultz, New York Post

Upstate New York Republican Elise Stefanik, 30, is slated to shatter the congressional record of former Brooklyn Dem. Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman as the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. She's running for NY's 21st District seat.

O'Keefe Reveals: NC Poll Workers Giving Ballots W/Out IDs

David Martosko, Daily Mail

Conservative guerrilla filmmaker James O'Keefe pretended to be a series of North Carolinians who hadn't voted in years. In precinct after precinct, election officials offered him ballots without confirming his identity.

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.

Palin: Romney in 'Never Never Land' on Amnesty

Elliot Jager, Newsmax

Mitt Romney predicted that a GOP Senate would pass immigration reform. Sarah Palin responded, "Romney is busy promoting some decent policies; perhaps that's why he clearly hasn't followed today's races because every Repub. is campaigning against amnesty & every Dem. gunning for the Senate is campaigning for it."

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.

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. 

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.

Reid: Ernst Too Far Right for Conservatives

Bernie Becker, The Hill

Harry Reid is warning that if Repub. Joni Ernst wins her bid for an open U.S. Senate seat in Iowa, the Dems will lose their majority in the Senate. “She’s [Ernst] so far to the right that I’m sure many parts of the right wouldn’t like what she’s talking about,” he added.

Paul: ‘Dumb’ Focus on Voter ID Could Blow R’s Opp to Win Black Votes

Josh Siegel, Daily Signal

Sen. Rand Paul, the KY Repub, and likely presidential candidate, stressed that he supports requiring identification to vote in elections. But, he said, Republicans should avoid prioritizing the issue.

Dem. Race-Baiting Is the Ugly Face of Political Desperation

Repair Man Jack, Red State

America will know a far greater peace and prosperity when tactics like those employed by Charlie Rangel are shown to completely and utterly backfire. Vote against racism by voting against every single Democrat on the ballot as a matter of principle.

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.

Obama's Midterm Loss Record Could Make History

Stuart Rothenberg, Roll Call

Obama is about to do what no president has done in the past 50 years: Have 2 horrible midterm elections in a row. In fact, Obama is likely to have the worst midterm numbers of any two-term president going back to Dem. Harry S. Truman.

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.

Voting Republican Is Smart Choice for Libertarians

Grover Norquist for Reason Magazine

There are liberty GOP candidates on the ballot. Let's not give those up to Democrats by voting Libertarian, says Grover Norquist.

71% of New Jobs Go to Foreign Born Legal, Illegal Immigrants in NH

CNS New Staff

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that the state with senators (Jeanne Shaheen (D) & Kelly Ayotte (R)) who both voted for the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill has 71% of its job growth going to foreign-born workers, including legal and illegal immigrants

Dan Bongino's 12-Step Program

Carol Brown, American Thinker

Dan Bongino is a Republican running for Congress in Maryland. He is a rare gem who has a great plan to take back America and he needs our support.

Landrieu: My State's Kinda Racist & Sexist

Ed Morrissey, Hot Air

Sen. Mary Landrieu said, “The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans. It’s been a difficult time for [Obama] to present himself in a positive light as a leader.” She added that women have faced challenges also.