Immigration Bill Heads to Senate Floor
With Washington immersed in and distracted by a trio of scandals, the giant immigration reform bill is headed to the Senate floor after five days of amendments in the Judiciary Committee.
Wed May 22, 2013
West Point Blank: Oklahoma Tornado a Sobering Moment for the Nation
Prior to joining PJ Media, Congressman Allen West served 22 years in the U.S. Army before being elected to the House of Representatives by the constituents of Florida's 22nd district.
Sunshine State News
Expect Florida's GOP High-Flyers in Miami for Annual MavPAC Conference
Florida's Republican leaders -- including former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio -- will be on center stage in July when Maverick PAC hosts its annual conference in Miami.
Tue May 21, 2013
Conservatives declare opposition to Senate immigration bill
A coalition of influential conservative leaders have published an open letter announcing their strong opposition to the 800-plus-page Senate immigration reform bill.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Washington Post
Va. GOP picks conservatives for fall ticket; black minister is lieutenant governor choice
Thousands of Virginia Republicans on Saturday picked a slate of statewide candidates who vowed to stay true to conservative principles, resisting calls to remake the GOP message after losses in 2012.
Sun May 19, 2013
Allen West Hired As Fox News Contributor
I guess we can assume that Florida Governor Rick Scott won't be appointing Mr. West as lieutenant governor? From the Rock Hill Herald , about the conservative Republican : "FOX News Channel has hired former U.S. Representative Allen West as a contributor, announced Bill Shine, Executive Vice President of Programming for the network.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Orlando Sentinel
Allen West joins Fox News as contributor
If his political career is a guidepost, the outspoken Florida Republican is likely to give viewers and analysts a lot to talk about.
Wed May 15, 2013
Florida GOP readies plan to play big in congressional races
Heading into the 2014 election, the Florida Republican Party will play up the state's congressional races as central to GOP efforts to prevent House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi from regaining the Speaker's gavel.
The Toronto Star
U.S. politics: Angry Obama abhors IRS scandal, dismisses tax agency's acting chief
U.S. President Barack Obama departs after delivering a statement from the East Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday.
Tom Kacich: Dems already touting field for 13th race in 2014
A little more than a year after the DCCC backed former Greene County State's Attorney Matt Goetten in the Democratic primary over Bloomington physician David Gill only to see Goetten lose by 163 votes, they're back at it.
Tue May 14, 2013
Florida GOP says it's all about Pelosi, baby
The Republican Party of Florida on Tuesday announced a campaign to build its congressional strategy around keeping the House in Republican hands, and Nancy Pelosi from returning to the Speaker's chair.
WDUV-FM Saint Petersburg
Pinellas County Sherriff Bust; Hyde Park For Sale
Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri says his office has busted a ring that was using teenage girls for prostitution.
Mon May 13, 2013
Allen West: Florida's Next Lieutenant Governor?
Oh man, liberals' heads would explode! From the liberal Huffington Post, about the conservative Republican : "Florida Gov.
US News & World Report
IRS and Benghazi Scandals Give Birther, Anti-Immigrant Impeach Obama Groups New Legs
This weekend, after back-to-back revelations about Benghazi and the IRS, the public sentiment to impeach President Obama began to drift toward the Republican mainstream, with Sens.
GOP boss to grass-roots Republicans: 'Don't get in the race'
Grassroots Republican candidates who want to run in the primary for Florida's Congressional District 18 say they are being told to stay out of the race by the new chairman of the Republican Party of Palm Beach County.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Raw Story
Allen West: IRS targeting of tea party is part of auto bailout conspiracy
Former Congressman Allen West on Sunday said that an admission by the Internal Revenue Service that it had improperly scrutinized tea party groups was part of a wider conspiracy that included President Barack Obama's administration forcing Republican-owned car dealerships to be shut down during the auto bailout in 2009.
Sat May 11, 2013
Saturday nutpick-a-palooza: Benghazi Benghazi Benghazi
You just knew they would go there. It was inevitable. And of course, the wingnutratti love it ! Below the fold.
From a Young Black GOPer in Georgia
My name is Nicholas Buford. I'm a 19-year-old black Republican from Georgia. I currently attend Valdosta State University, where I have just wrapped up my freshman year, attempting to major in political science.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Washington Post
The notion is alluring. Online fundraising has made it easy to collect large sums in small increments from thousands, hundreds of thousands or even millions of people.