Mitt Romney

RED ALERT: Romney To Gather Aides In Utah

If political brains were a prerequisite for an invitation to Romney's Utah pow-wow it seems like he could have held the gathering in the broom closet of one of his mansions.

Ronald Reagan, Ted Cruz, and the Tea Party at Five

Ronald Reagan built his coalition by taking all the discontents within the Republican Party and molding them into a coherent conservative ideology and a winning coalition that defeated the Republican establishment in the primaries. After just five short years the grassroots limited government constitutional conservatives of the Tea Party movement are well on their way to doing the same thing.

Conservatives: Manipulation, Fear Forced Brewer to Veto SB1062

Austin Ruse, Breitbart

Brewer was under tremendous pressure from moderate GOP leaders, including John McCain and Mitt Romney. A coalition of 80 large corps. threatened that such a bill would harm business interests in AZ. Statements from the NFL stoked speculation that it'd would pull out of AZ for the '15 Super Bowl.

Conservative Bob Marshall Enters Virginia 10th District Congressional Campaign

The campaign to replace retiring Virginia Republican Congressman Frank Wolf (VA-10) has become another battle between a boat rocking conservative and an establishment Republican with backing from the discredited Bush and Romney wing of the GOP.

How Are We Going To Beat Hillary?

How are we going to beat Hillary? History tells us there’s only one way: Nominate a Republican candidate who will campaign and govern as a limited government constitutional conservative.

Palin Blasts MSNBC Over Romney's Black Grandson

Lucy McCalmont, Politico

“Leftist media hounds are not expressing an opinion with this attack; they are expressing a prejudice that would never be accepted if it came from anyone else but the lib[eral] media,” Palin wrote on her Facebook page. “This latest attack from the Left is despicable.”

Who, Aside From Obama, Was the Biggest Loser of 2013?

We think the most interesting year-end political question is not who the biggest loser is, but who, aside from Obama, is the biggest loser of 2013? Here are our nominees. Please let us know what you think or add yours in the comments section, and don't forget to take our "biggest loser of 2013" poll, we will report the results in the New Year's Eve edition of CHQ.

What a Conservative Social Safety Net Would Look Like – Part 2 of 4

In today's article about effective conservative messaging writer Ben Hart says the free market cannot solve all problems.Follow Hart's reasoning through all four segments of the article and tell us what you think.

The Stark Contrast Between Barack Obama and Nelson Mandela

Conservative writer Ben Hart says he truly loved Nelson Mandela. Even though Mandela was a socialist, Hart puts him on the level of Mother Teresa and George Washington in terms of being a true force for good in the world. Contrast that with Barack Obama. Read Hart's take on Mandela and comment inside.

How Obama Rigged the '12 Election

Dr. Barry N. Moore, The Blaze

Americans were investors made part of a fraudulent scheme (Obamacare) by an integrity-less White House and its re-election campaign. Romney couldn’t beat a candidate that threw the fight.

R's Must Get Away From Rove Strategy

Brandon Finnegan, The Federalist

Rather than doubling down on the “just get to 270″ strategy that’s been utilized by the GOP since 2000, the Republican Party must expand the map if it ever wishes to win another presidential election. 

Paul: Military Complex, DC to Blame in VA

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Gov't bureaucrats strongly inclined to vote for Dems sunk Repub. Ken Cuccinelli’s bid for VA governor, especially those staffing the military-industrial complex, said Ron Paul.

Chris Christie: Looking Out for #1 Pays Off

Far from being a model of how Republicans should govern and campaign to win nationally, Chris Christie’s re-election proves three things: Chris Christie’s brand of “all about me” politics has no coat tails and means certain defeat for the larger conservative agenda, and having a weak opponent who has been abandoned by their own Party makes winning a landslide a whole lot easier.

Romney Hits Tea Party, OCare

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News

Mitt Romney criticized both Obama's "fundamental dishonesty" about Obamacare. He chided the tea party over the gov't shutdown and touted Chris Christie, a moderate, as a leading contender for president in '16.

Trump Agrees with Viguerie: Christie Choice a Disaster

Donald Trump knows a thing or two about winning, and apparently he agrees with Richard Viguerie: Stuart Stevens and the Romney campaign team did a horrible job for Romney and will be a disaster for Chris Christie.

GOP '16 Hopefuls Shun Romney

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Cruz says Romney’s campaign message should have been more inclusive of people on the lower rungs of the economic ladder.

Cruz Has Widest Appeal for 2016

Allahpundit, Hot Air

GOP's '16 field is much stronger than '12. R's are finding faults w/ most candidates, except for Cruz.

Santorum: Why Romney Didn’t Win

James Hohmann, Politico

The former candidate said Republicans didn’t talk to people “worried about their next paycheck.”