Republicans Still Leaning Toward Ideological Choices in US Senate Primaries

By: Monday May 14, 2012 10:58 am

Democrats have pinned their hopes to hold onto the Senate on what they believe is a self-destructive streak among Republican primary voters. Faced with a choice between a more electable candidate and a more ideologically pure one, in 2010 the party almost always chose the ideological one. In states like Colorado (Ken Buck), Nevada Sharron [...]

Business Groups at End of Their Tether With Tea Party Resistance

By: Tuesday April 3, 2012 12:57 pm

I stand by the opinion – backed up by decades of evidence – that we’re in the midst of an inexorable shift to the right in our politics. But sometimes, that shift really defies any conception of ideology at all. It really is the case that conservatives often knee-jerk oppose absolutely anything the opposition supports. [...]

Ryan Barely Passes Budget Through Committee; Club for Growth Opposes

By: Thursday March 22, 2012 7:37 am

Paul Ryan sped into action with his 2013 budget resolution. After releasing it on a Tuesday, he put it up for a vote in the Budget Committee on a Wednesday. This should have been immediately unacceptable to the other 37 members of the Budget Committee who allegedly have a function in crafting the budget. But [...]

Conservative Groups Rally Against China Currency Bill

By: Friday September 30, 2011 7:35 am

Factions on the right have started to mobilize against the China currency bill, which comes up for a Senate vote next week. The Club for Growth has criticized the bill in familiar “trade war” terms. Sherrod Brown’s bill would result in higher costs to American consumers and would be devastating to economic growth. Starting a [...]

DeMint’s Opposition to Tax Deal Throws Plan Into Chaos

By: Wednesday December 8, 2010 6:37 am

Jim DeMint told Hugh Hewitt last night that he would vote against the tax deal negotiated between President Obama and Republicans. He wants the unemployment insurance extension fully paid for (that’s $56 billion of a $900 billion dollar package) and he’s mad that this “raises” the estate tax (to the lowest level in history; it [...]

Club For Growth Officially Endorses Marco Rubio In FL-Sen

By: Monday November 9, 2009 8:22 am

The tea party activists searching for their next target after crushing the Republican Party candidate (and then losing the seat) in NY-23 have their next official target – and as expected, it’s Charlie Crist. Club for Growth PAC today endorsed Marco Rubio in the 2010 U.S. Senate race in Florida. “Marco Rubio is the real [...]

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