2016 Presidential Election

items pertaining to the 2016 Presidential Election

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 18

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 like to see as the GOP nominee this week. ConservativeHQ.com's Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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Christie's SameSex Marriage Surrender

Cameron Joseph and Alexandra Jaffe, The Hill

Gov. Chris Christie’s decision to abandon his legal fight against gay marriage has enraged social conservatives and shows he’s betting a big reelection win next month matters more to his 2016 presidential ambitions than appealing to a religious base already leery of him.

Ted Cruz Channels Richard Viguerie and Ronald Reagan

By adopting the wisdom of Ronald Reagan, and the political insights of our own Richard Viguerie, Ted Cruz is defining how a revitalized conservative Republican Party can start winning elections again.

Cruz Wins Conserv. Poll

Fox News Staff

Sen. Ted Cruz won the Values Voter Summit straw poll on Sat., which some say cements his title as the de facto leader of the conservative movement.

Suicide of the Amer. Right?

G. Tracy Mehan III, American Spectator

Assuming the Paul Ryan plan is a constructive alternative, is shutting down Obamacare without winning the White House or at least the Senate, really an option?

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 17

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 like to see as the GOP nominee this week. ConservativeHQ.com's Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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Cruz Has Edge for 2016

Mike Flynn, Breitbart

Steve Deace, radio host and political powerbroker in Iowa says that Cruz is "on a path to the White House." He explained the appeal of Cruz to the Repub base and general election voters. 

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 15

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 like to see as the GOP nominee this week. ConservativeHQ.com's Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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Can Libertarian Populism Save GOP?

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

Repubs can reach out to minorities in their roles as parents, taxpayers and small businessmen instead of mere pandering and giving in to amnesty.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 14

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 like to see as the GOP nominee this week. ConservativeHQ.com's Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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Palin’s Syria Punch Rockets Her to the Top of 2016 Poll

While Senators Cruz, Lee and Paul's effort to defund Obamacare was pushed off the news by talk of another war in the Middle East Sarah Palin nailed the reasons to oppose Obama's adventure in Syria and chalked-up another win in CHQ's 2016 Republican presidential straw poll. Sign our urgent Syria petition NOW.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 13

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 like to see as the GOP nominee this week. ConservativeHQ.com's Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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Palin Back in Commanding Lead in CHQ Straw Poll

Notable in their absence from the top tier of potential candidates are the usual establishment Republican suspects – Jeb Bush and Chris Christie -- and Marco Rubio also failed to attract any votes in this week’s voting.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 12

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 like to see as the GOP nominee this week. ConservativeHQ.com's Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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This is a Conservative?

The establishment media has two typical "conservatives" it presents to its audience. One is an extremist or "wing nut" and the other is a more or less Republican-oriented individual whose views, when presented to the public, move the definition of “conservative” significantly to the left.

Chuck Norris Takes On Marco Rubio

Florida Senator Marco Rubio, whose advocacy of the Senate’s hated Gang of Eight amnesty for illegal aliens bill knocked him out of the top level of contention in the CHQ straw poll and national polls, tied with write-in candidate actor and Second Amendment advocate Chuck Norris with one vote in the week’s CHQ Republican presidential straw poll balloting.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 11

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 like to see as the GOP nominee this week. ConservativeHQ.com's Weekly GOP Presidential Straw Poll is available exclusively to registered CHQ members. To register, click here. If you are already a member, please log-in by clicking here. You may vote once a week. Review the choices FIRST before adding a write-in candidate as we made additions.

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Cuccinelli Can Save Conservatism

Jim Geraghty, National Review Online

If Cuccinelli loses to Hillary’s huckster, many will conclude there’s no way a pro-life, pro-gun, tough-on-immigration, anti-Obamacare, conservative will beat HC in a must-win state.

The Ted Cruz Phenomenon

Top Republican bloggers in Iowa say in the limited time Ted Cruz has been in the state he’s done everything right and as a consequence two and a half years away from the 2016 Iowa Caucuses there is a frontrunner in the 2016 presidential race: His name is Ted Cruz.

Matthews: RPaul Will Be GOP '16 Pick

Becket Adams, The Blaze

“I predict the hard right is gonna take over the Republican Party in 2016 and the nomination is going to Rand Paul,” said lib. Chris Matthews.