Jim DeMint

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 17

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TeaParty Broke K Street Stronghold

Timothy P. Carney, Washington Examiner

In the pre-Tea Party GOP, corporate interests were the main donors. Thanks to conservative groups, the Tea Party has diversified donor streams with ideological money from small business owners and retirees.

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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Law-Ignorer-In-Chief

Jim DeMint, Washington Times

Obama's disdain for the constitution makes it ever more important that we start a constitutional-reform movement that will persuade Americans worried about current trends to register to vote.

A Real Vote to Defund Obamacare

Amy Payne, Heritage Foundation Blog

Heritage Foundation announced support for a proposal introduced by Rep. Tom Graves and 42 others that will force lawmakers to have a real debate and fully defund Obamacare.

Don't be Suckered by House GOP's Phony Obamacare Vote

The ploy by Representatives Sessions and Cantor to hold a phony vote to defund Obamacare in the House is just one more example of why the price for conservative support at the polls in 2014 should be new leadership in the House GOP. To add your name to the list of conservatives who demand a real vote, not a phony vote, to defund Obamacare please sign our “No Trick Votes On Obamacare” petition today

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 14

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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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Defunding Obamacare Worth the Fight

Susan Jones, CNS News

Former Senator Jim DeMint says if defunding Obamacare isn’t worth the fight, nothing is.

Sarah Palin Gets It Right on Republicans Who Fund Obamacare

"The time for rhetoric and ceremonial votes in Congress is over," said Governor Palin. "Just remember — if you fund it, you own it!"

Challengers Line Up Against Graham

Kim Severson, New York Times

The wishy-washy South Carolina senator will have plenty of competition in next year’s primary.

DeMint Challenges Repubs on O-care

James Rosen, McClatchy Newspapers

Heritage President Jim DeMint is touring the U.S. telling Republicans to stand up for principles.

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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Heritage: GOP's Gutless

Matt Fuller, Roll Call

Heritage Action for America CEO Michael Needham on Thursday cast House Republicans as gutless for backing down on Obamacare and the farm bill.

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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Cruz and Palin Vie for Top Spot in CHQ Straw Poll

Texas’ limited government constitutional conservative Senator Ted Cruz has surged to within one point of longtime CHQ Republican presidential straw poll favorite former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in last week’s online balloting in the 2016 Republican presidential straw poll. (You can cast your vote this week through this link.)

CHQ 2016 GOP Presidential Straw Poll: Week 10

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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DeMint: O to Blame If Gov't Shuts Down

Audrey Hudson and Amy Woods, Newsmax

"If Obama would not accept a funding bill for the government that fully funds the government but didn't have his failed law in it, then he would be shutting down the government."

Al Qaeda a Bigger Threat Now?

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Jim DeMint said Al Qaeda "may be more of a threat to us than they were before before 9/11" because they see Obama as a weak president.