Republican Party

Wagner Touts Women in the GOP

Sterling C. Beard, The Hill

Freshman Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) is working to increase the # of elected women Republicans.

2 Black Dems Become Republicans

Star Parker, WND

Louisiana politicians Ralph Washington and Elbert Guillary found a party that matches their values.

The GOP’s New Minority

Pat Buchanan, American Conservative

Demographically speaking, Republicans’ most loyal group is shrinking and they don’t seem to get it.

GOP’s Future Must Include California

Sen. Rand Paul, Washington Times

To remain relevant, Republicans must compete for every vote in places just like the Golden State.

Conservatives Need to Fix ‘The Game’

Timothy Carney, Washington Examiner

The wealthy and well-connected prosper with big government, so R’s need a populist response.

GOP Optimistic on 2014 Senate Gains

Seth McLaughlin, Washington Times

A GOP road map for picking up the 6 seats needed to retake control of the Senate is taking shape.

Immigration: A Huge Difference Between Conservatives and Libertarians

In Part VIII of "Why I'm A Conservative, Not A Libertarian," Writer Ben Hart says he's a "William F. Buckely, Jr. conservative" and argues that if you don’t have borders, you don’t have a country and that because many libertarians don’t believe in the nation state he finds very little in common with libertarians philosophically. Please tell us what you think by posting your comments or submitting your rebuttal to chqeditor[at]gmail[dot]com.

Only You Can Stop The Rubio Amnesty Bill

Democratic Senate Leader Harry Reid thinks he has eight Republican votes for amnesty. The only way to stop the Obama -- Rubio amnesty bill is through overwhelming grassroots pressure. Call your Senators at 1-866-220-0044 and demand they vote "NO" on S. 744. Then sign our letter to Senator Marco Rubio and urge your friends and followers on social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, to do the same.

Senator Jeff Sessions Undeterred In Fight Against Obama -- Rubio Immigration Bill

Time is of the essence: the Rubio -- Obama immigration bill is moving in stealth mode and only a strong grassroots uprising will defeat it. Please sign our letter NOW! And then call your Senators (the Capitol switchboard is 1-866-220-0044) and ask them to vote against “cloture” for S. 744 and against the bill when it comes to the floor of the Senate for a vote next month.

Why Ideologues Are So Dangerous

In Part VI of "Why I'm A Conservative, Not A Libertarian," Writer Ben Hart says he's a "William F. Buckley, Jr. conservative" and argues that conservatives tend to respect tradition; they look at what has worked up until now and favor that, until another idea comes along that proves to work better. Please tell us what you think by posting your comments or submitting your rebuttal to chqeditor[at]gmail[dot]com.

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 1

UPDATE: This poll is now CLOSED. Vote in our NEW weekly presidential poll HERE. Congratulations to Gov. Sarah Palin who won the first week's poll with 30% of the votes.


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.
 

Sarah Palin
30% (187 votes)
Ted Cruz
23% (142 votes)
Rand Paul
20% (125 votes)
Jeb Bush
7% (43 votes)
Rick Santorum
4% (24 votes)
Scott Walker
3% (16 votes)
Jim DeMint
2% (13 votes)
Paul Ryan
1% (7 votes)
Rick Perry
1% (7 votes)
Dr. Ben Carson (write-in)
1% (6 votes)
Chris Christie
1% (6 votes)
Mike Pence
1% (5 votes)
Allen West (write-in)
1% (4 votes)
Nikki Haley
1% (4 votes)
Michele Bachmann (write-in)
0% (3 votes)
Marco Rubio
0% (3 votes)
jesse ventura (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
John Kasich
0% (2 votes)
Sen. Greg Ball N.Y. (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
Jon Huntsman (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
Sam Brownback (write-in)
0% (2 votes)
Bobby Jindal
0% (1 vote)
Bob McDonnell
0% (1 vote)
John Thune
0% (1 vote)
Condoleeza Rice (write-in)
0% (0 votes)
Total voters: 615