Articles Tagged 'Club for Growth'
Texas Rep. Hall, oldest-ever member of US House, ousted in GOP primary runoff
The oldest-ever member of the House of Representatives has been ousted at age 91, after a primary runoff against a little-known Republican challenger in Texas.
Rep. Ralph Hall also Tuesday became the first congressional incumbent to lose a primary this year. He had told voters if he had been elected to an 18th term, it would be his last.
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Conservative Groups Rally Behind Ralph Hall Challenger in Texas
The Club for Growth and the Madison Project, two conservative groups, announced Tuesday endorsements of attorney John Ratcliffe, a Texas Republican who pushed Rep. Ralph M. Hall into a May 27 primary runoff.
“Like Senator Ted Cruz, John Ratcliffe understands that the big spenders in both parties have led us to $17 trillion in debt, and he’ll stand up for… READ MORE
Amash up big in Club for Growth poll
Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) has a commanding lead in his primary, according to a poll conducted by the Club for Growth, which is backing the congressman.
Amash has a 60 percent to 12 percent lead over Brian Ellis (R), according to the poll, and his approval rating is 61 percent with Republicans in the district.
Partisan polls, especially ones conducted… READ MORE
Business Bid to Counter Tea Party Fizzles
Business-friendly GOP organizers who launched a new crop of super PACs to counter the tea party have failed to cash in, recent campaign disclosures show,… READ MORE
New battlefront emerges in war between Republicans, Tea Party
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s new push to get involved in Republican primaries by defending incumbents against tea party challengers could actually make it easier… READ MORE
West Virginia: Club for Growth Invites Capito Challenger to Meet
The Club for Growth has not met with Rep. Shelley Moore Capitoâ€™s new GOP opponent for Senate yet, but itâ€™s definitely interested in getting to know him better.
Chris Chocola, president of the deep-pocketed conservative group, reached out to former state Del. Pat McGeehan over Twitter on Tuesday â€” just hours after he announced that heâ€™s challenging Capito, the heavy… READ MORE
Club for Growth Seeks GOP Primary Challengers on New Site
Congressional Republicans already peering over their shoulder for potential intraparty challengers wonâ€™t be sleeping any easier with the Club for Growthâ€™s new website, PrimaryMyCongressman.com.
Club for Growth Action, the super PAC arm of the anti-tax group, announced Wednesday the goal of the new website â€œis to raise awareness of Republicans In Name Only (RINOs) who are currently serving in safe… READ MORE
Club for Growth president blasts Chris Christie over Sandy aid
Club for Growth President Chris Chocola on Thursday sharply criticized New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) handling of the fight for Hurricane Sandy aid, saying… READ MORE
House GOP debt-limit bill gains momentum ahead of floor vote
A House Republican bill to suspend the debt ceiling through May 19 gained momentum on Tuesday ahead of an expected vote on Wednesday.
The White… READ MORE
Club for Growth Calls Donald Trump a Liberal
By Lindsey Boerma, The Atlantic
The latest indication that some Republicans are becoming uneasy about the prospect of a Donald Trump presidential candidacy: Conservative powerhouse Club for Growth took aim at the real-estate tycoon-turned-reality-TV-star on Monday, labeling him “just another liberal.”
Despite considerable skepticism about whether Trump’s presidential ambitions are any more than “a publicity stunt,” as Club for Growth… READ MORE