Steve LaTourette

Steve 'Snake Oil' LaTourette Cheers Wins for Big Gov.

Jason Hurt, Red State

GOP-E lobbyist & special interest group Main Street Advocacy head Steve LaTourette celebrated the defeat of conserv. NC, IN, & OH primary challengers.

The Establishment GOP Is Not the Political Home of Conservatives and That Needs to Change

In my op-ed in today's Los Angles Times I explain that the establishment GOP is not the political home of conservatives, and that needs to change for Republicans to reach the political promised land and govern America.

Tea Party Targets Akron OH GOP Incumbents in May Primary

Stephanie Warsmith, Akron Beacon Journal

The Republican Party is in the midst of a civil war, and two key battles are being fought in the Akron, OH area. U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce (14th District) will be challenged in the 5/6 GOP Primary by State Rep. Matt Lynch. Lynch is backed by FreedomWorks. Joyce is backed by the GOP-E Main Street Partnership.

Cantor Falls Hard From Good Graces of Conservatives

Seth McLaughlin, Washington Times

Conservatives are increasingly targeting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, arguing that he has abandoned conservative principles and protesting his planned meeting with moderate and liberal Republicans.

Boehner, Cantor and Legalized Corruption

As CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie writes in his new book TAKEOVER, “Too often we conservatives have gone to bed after a hard-fought campaign, such as the 2010 congressional elections, thinking our candidates had won and conservative governance was just over the horizon. However, the push for conservative governance stalled because the leadership of the Republican Party remained firmly in the hands of establishment insiders."

Viguerie: GOP Leaders Launch a Civil War by Opening Fire on Conservatives and the Tea Party

By Richard A. Viguerie, ConservativeHQ Chairman
John Boehner and Eric Cantor will join 26 other Congressional Republicans at a $5,000-a-head event in Florida, hosted by an anti-Tea Party group committed to fighting conservatives. This kind of closed-door plotting by Establishment Republicans is exactly the kind of behavior that underscores the need for conservatives to TAKEOVER the Republican Party.

Boehner WILL Attend Anti-TEA Party Event After All

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

Boehner and Eric Cantor will be among 28 House members attending a $5,000-a-head event hosted by The Republican Main Street Partnership’s advocacy group. Donations will reportedly go to the anti-tea party super PAC Defending Main Street, which has received most of its funding from labor unions.

Boehner Won't Attend Anti-TEA Party Mainstreet PAC FL Meeting

Barbara Hollingsworth,

John Boehner will not be attending a weekend retreat hosted by moderate Steve LaTourette's Repub. Mainstreet Partnership PAC -- whose goal is to elect moderate GOP candidates and protect Republican incumbents from Tea Party challengers -- because of a scheduling conflict.

House GOP Collaborate W/ Lefty Interests Against Conservatives

Erick Erickson, Red State

Next weekend, John Boehner, Eric Cantor, Kevin McCarthy, and twenty-five other members of Congress are flying to Amelia Island to collaborate with a group dedicated to defeating conservatives in Congress.

Club for Growth vs Establishment Pols Debate

Robert Feinberg, MoneyNews

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) hosted a civil debate titled "Tea party vs. establishment: Who is helping the right, and who is hurting it?" featuring Chris Chocola, president of the Club for Growth, and Steve LaTourette, CEO of the Repub. Main Street Partnership.

Unions back Super-PAC Supporting Repub. Centrists

Kevin Bogardus, The Hill

Former establishment GOP Rep. Steve LaTourette has kept unions close since leaving the Hill. Unions have contributed about $765,000 so far to LaTourette's Defending Main Street Super-PAC.

GOP-E Aided D's in Attacking Conservatives

Streiff, Red State

If you want to know who is funding these moderate Republicans this year the answer is in. It is the Dems. In fact, The Republican Main Street Partnership is backed by labor unions.

Unions Funding GOP Super PAC Targeting TeaParty

Michael Patrick Leahy, Breitbart

Documents filed by other groups show that two labor organizations, the Int'l Union of Operating Engineers and the Laborers' Int'l Union of N. America, directed $400,000 to the Repub. group, the Defending Main Street super PAC in Sept.