Tea Partiers Beware of Congress Playing Santa Claus

If lawmakers keep playing Santa Claus with money that belongs to our children and grandchildren (through an extension of the payroll tax cut), voters should fill their Congressman’s stocking with coal on Election Day.

Newt v. Paul Part 2: Paul Makes the Case for Non-intervention in the Middle East

In contrast to Newt Gingrich, Congressman Ron Paul's foreign policy is grounded in a much earlier understanding of America's interests: Washington’s Farewell Address and the statements of the Founders.

Newt v. Paul: Gingrich Invokes Reagan and Offers Israel Strong Support

Invoking President Ronald Reagan’s muscular foreign policy, Newt Gingrich may be the strongest advocate among the Republican presidential contenders for maintaining the close U.S./Israeli alliance.

No Consensus on Impact of Romney’s $10,000 ‘Bet’

Our CHQ Poll respondents are pretty evenly divided between those who think it hurts Romney, and those who say it was just a heat-of-the-moment event with little impact.

Why the Republican Establishment Fears Newt Gingrich

Much of what has appeared in the media recently is nothing more than the personal trashing of Gingrich to mask the real reason the GOP establishment is deathly afraid of his candidacy: his conservative ideas.

Gingrich and Huntsman Have a Lincoln – Douglas Debate, Where’s Romney?

Monday's Gingrich/Huntsman Lincoln-Douglas-style debate was much more substantive than any media-driven circus could ever be, and it would be a good idea for Mitt Romney to take part in one.

64% of Americans Fear Society’s Biggest Lawbreaker: Government

Americans' fear of big government is near an all-time high, so Republicans should concentrate on tackling government lawbreaking if they want to win next year.

Most of Us Are Ready to Vote Today

Three quarters of our CHQ Poll respondents say they already know whom they will vote for in the 2012 primaries.

Cuccinelli IS the Conservative Mood

Every once in a while a figure comes along who embodies a movement at that particular time. Ken Cuccinelli is the mood of the Tea Party and small-government, constitutional conservative movements.

Newt Gingrich Nails Mitt Romney’s Left-Wing Class Warfare Tax Plan

Conservatives simply won’t support a candidate who claims to have a private sector business background, but who apparently plans to govern and tax as an Obama-style progressive (like Mitt Romney).

Bachmann Rises as Ron Paul Falls in CHQ Presidential Straw Poll

Newt Gingrich and Michele Bachmann battle for second place as Ron Paul falls in the poll for the first time since October.

Message to Congress: A Vote for More Debt Gets You Retired!

Almost all of our conservative and Tea Party activists tell the CHQ Poll they will vote-out any congressman who votes for more debt by raising the debt ceiling.