2014 elections

Yes, Illegal Aliens Are Voting

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

Kudos to WBBH and Judicial Watch for exposing this fraud and government encouragement of it in the most important swing state in presidential elections.

Establishment Republican Mike Simpson Facing Grassroots Challenge

The Club for Growth PAC has endorsed fiscal conservative Bryan Smith for the Idaho 2 seat in Congress and released an ad making the case that Big Government Republican Mike Simpson must be replaced.

Sarah Palin Endorses Sasse for Senate in Neb. Race

Matthew Burke, Tea Party News Network

Ben Sasse, whose viral campaign video sent shockwaves through Washington, received one of the most coveted endorsements for conservative candidates; that is the endorsement of Sarah Palin. 

Boehner: GOP Campaign Strategy Centers on Obamacare

Sean Lengell, Washington Examiner

Speaker John Boehner suggested the Republican Party's long-standing opposition to President Obama's health care law will again be a central campaign strategy during the fall's congressional elections.

Mike Lee Endorses Dan Bongino In MD 6 Congressional Race

Lee backs Dan Bongino because he has experience fighting against the Washington establishment, while fighting for our positive, forward-moving, conservative reform agenda.

Big Gov't Still Devouring Freedom

W. James Antle III, Daily Caller

Here are just a few facts to consider: Big gov't Repubs. are back. Trust in gov't is at a record low. Libs. are in denial about our fiscal problems. Personal freedoms are eroding. OCare is a train wreck that'll either discredit gov't-run healthcare or lead to single payer. 

“Drunks,” “Bullies,” “Traitors,” “Fringe:” McConnell's Terms for Conservatives

Erick Erickson, Red State

Mitch McConnell has been pretty open in the past about his contempt for conservatives. He has referred to conservatives and the outside groups they fund, as traitors, bullies, drunks, and fringe. He claims conservatives “tear up every bar they walk into,” and he wants to “punch” the tea party “in the nose.”

Big Senate Battles of '14 Are on More Pro-GOP Territory Than FL-13

Jim Geraghty, National Review Online

The GOP’s win in Florida last night isn’t everything, but it’s something significant when a candidate, privately regarded as weak by Repubs. (former lobbyist David Jolly), beats a well-funded Dem., Alex Sink. It's great, but doesn't ncessarily mean that R's have it in the bag. 

Sasse, Osborn Hit Obama Hard in Neb. Sen. GOP Primary Debate

Frances Martel, Breitbart

The four candidates vying for the GOP nomination in the race to replace Sen. Ben Nelson took to the stage to debate issues from Obamacare to immigration to a proposed "war tax." The four candidates have different ideas for how to fix problems, but the goal remained the same: eliminate big gov't.

Poll: Cotton Leads Pryor in Arkansas

Washington Free Beacon Staff

A new poll by Hickman Analytics Inc. shows Cotton with 51 percent support compared to 42 percent for Pryor among voters most likely to turn out in November.

Romney Strikes In Iowa GOP Senate Race

Romney's candidate in the Iowa GOP Senate race, Joni Ernst, is a typical creature of state house and county court house politics. She's perfectly happy to see spending and taxes go up and freedom erode as long as taxpayers don’t fight back. With the primary only three months away the candidate who is campaigning as a boat rocker is Sam Clovis.

Here's Who McConnell Is Planning to Crush

Dave Urbanski, The Blaze

Mitch McConnell didn’t merely say Tea Party candidates challenging him and other established Republicans in the '14 midterm elections don’t pose much of a threat. “I think we are going to crush them everywhere. I don’t think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country.”

Boehner Wants to Wear Us Down on Amnesty

J. Robert Smith, American Thinker

The stakes are too high for this.  Conservatives should remember as much on Election Day.

Amnesty is GOP Vote-Killer, says WashPo Poll

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

A new poll by the Wash. Post shows that amnesty is a vote-loser for GOP legislators. The poll showed that 41% of indeps. and 37% of moderates were less likely to vote for an amnesty-backer.

Obamacare Delay to Save Dems in the Midterms

John Hayward, Human Events

The latest nakedly political and illegal ObamaCare delay has King Barack I bowing to pressure from terrified Dems. looking a midterm bloodbath and waiving the Affordable Care Act’s insurance mandates for another year. 

Our Conservative Friend Jeff Bell Files For New Jersey Senate Seat

We are encouraged by Jeff Bell’s run for the Senate in New Jersey. Like Bill Kristol, we expect Bell to punch way above his weight class in the match-up against incumbent Democrat Cory Booker because Bell will draw a distinct contrast between his conservative world view and the secular liberal world view of Booker. 

In Texas, Tea Party Swings Like Babe Ruth

As CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie recounts in his new book TAKEOVER, the year the Bambino led the major leagues with sixty home runs, he also led in strikeouts with eighty-nine.

Rand Paul Looking to Hedge Bet in 2016 Election

Ralph Z. Hallow, Washington Times

Sen. Rand Paul may be seeking to hold on to his seat at the same time he is running for president in 2016. The Kentucky Senate majority leader confirmed Monday that he is working on an unambiguous bill that would allow Mr. Paul to do so.

Carpetbagging Scandal Threatens Powerful TX Rep.

Mark Stuertz, PJ Media

Will establishment favorite Pete Sessions fall to Tea Party challenger? As the Texas early voting period winds down, Sessions’ Dallas-area district has been rocked by revelations that he may not actually live in the district he represents, or even in the state of Texas.