He's challenging GOP establishment candidate Tillis in the primary.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has criticized his colleague Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in an op-ed for Breitbart News, in which he akes Cruz to task for saying that the GOP has nominated insufficiently conservative presidential candidates in the past and for his frequent references to Reagan. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says that U.S. Show More Summary
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee--who is also a host on Fox News--previewed a likely 2016 presidential campaign in his speech at CPAC. He balanced Republican base priorities and general election topics with a style and delivery that suggests other 2016 hopefuls cannot dismiss this man who won the Iowa Caucuses in 2008, if he jumps into the fray. Show More Summary
Appearing on state-owned Russia Today, failed three time GOP presidential candidate and former Congressman Ron Paul accused the United States of seeking to profit from the crisis in Ukraine as a way to assist American 'empire building' and to promote the interests ‘global bankers’. Show More Summary
Displaying how phony the Democrats' "war on women" charge is, Iowa's Democratic Party made a playlist on spotify to slam a female GOP Senate candidate and included on it a song with some racy lyrics. Iowa Democrats tweeted out the playlist...Show More Summary
Provocative comments over the weekend from Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell will provide grist for the 'grassroots vs....
Michelangelo Signorile interviewed former Christian Coalition leader Ralph Reed at CPAC on Friday and said that even though he believes the Republican party and every GOP candidate that will seek the nomination for president will be in favor of 'traditional...
There was a lot of buzz over the weekend about a PowerPoint presentation uploaded to the Internet that delves into the background of 10th District Congressman (and Georgia GOP Senate candidate) Paul Broun. The slide show drew attention after the Political Insider linked to it in Friday’s Morning Jolt. If you take the time to […]
If only he was this tough on Democrats. Sen. Mitch McConnell at CPAC 2014 this weekend Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told The New York Times that establishment Republicans will rout Tea Party challengers. “I think we are going … Continue reading ?
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says he isn't worried about tea party-backed candidates challenging GOP incumbents in this year's midterm elections. "I think we are going to crush them everywhere," McConnell told the New York Times in an interview published Saturday. "I don't think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country."
Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday advised Republicans that it would be easier to oppose equal rights for LGBT people, roll back reproductive rights for women, and cut the social safety net if they adopted...Show More Summary
This is the second straight year the Kentucky senator has won the CPAC straw poll of potential presidential candidates. The first term senator won 31 percent of the vote, ahead of second-place finisher Texas GOP Sen. Ted Cruz who took 11 percent. They were among a crowded field of hopefuls on the ballot at the […]
The latest on the potential 2016 Republican candidates at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington and the crisis in Ukraine will likely be in the spotlight on Sunday’s political talk shows. Here are the lineups, as compiled by the Associated Press.
The American Conservative Union, the organization hosting the Conservative Political Action Conference, is posting videos of some its headline speakers, including those who are being talked about as possible GOP candidates for 2016.Show More Summary
For potential candidates, this year's gathering was an unusually momentous encounter with a passionate segment of the GOP base.
The actor and former GOP presidential candidate's independent film about "censoring religious speech" has conservative confab CPAC buzzing. read more
The racism from the left is sickening. Almost as sickening as the way the media ignores it: Texas politicians are recoiling after a prominent Lubbock Democrat accused Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott of “piñata politics”...Show More Summary
Highlighting the significant differences between the GOP's core activist conservative wing and many of its D.C> politicians, former Sen. and potential 2016 presidential candidate Rick Santorum spent much of his twenty-minute CPAC speech...Show More Summary
Sen. Rand Paul is helping Florida GOP candidate David Jolly thwart a Libertarian rival polling at four to seven percent, recording a robocall that touts Jolly as someone who wants to “ensure you, not the government, are making decisions...Show More Summary