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  • Top conservative: 2016 not Ted Cruz's turn, favors Mike Pence-Rand Paul ticket

    A founding father of the conservative movement who is now a star among Tea Party activists is urging the GOP to choose a governor to duel Washington “insider” Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying that 2016 isn’t the best time for Sen. Ted Cruz to run.

  • VIDEO: Philip Klein and Avik Roy on conservative health care solutions

    The Washington Examiner's Philip Klein talks to Avik Roy, Forbes opinion editor and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

  • Exclusive interview: Gov. Scott Walker's limited government pragmatism

    Last fall, as the popular history went, Republicans were locked in a civil war pitting Tea Party purists who wanted to stand on principle against pragmatists representing the party's establishment. But this lazy narrative obscured the reality -- there were many Americans who wanted Republicans...

  • Reaching out to minorities is key to a true conservative realignment

    The recent upset victory by Republican candidate David Jolly for the open seat in Florida's 13th Congressional District, a district carried by Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, has produced a rush of excitement in Republican circles. This victory, coupled with polling data -- Americans are...

  • Ted Cruz reacts to his smoking shirtless street art poster

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, reacted to a street art poster spotted in Los Angeles featuring him shirtless, smoking a cigarette and covered in tattoos. "Well if I were to sit down and make a list of things I thought I would never see, then that poster would be real up near the top of the list,"...

  • Chris Christie: I'm a 'common-sense conservative'

    During a town hall Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie explained that the was a "common sense conservative" after he was asked by a participant whether he was a moderate.

  • IRS doubles down on lawbreaking with regulation to kill free speech

    Proposed regulations from the IRS for 501(c)(4) "social welfare organizations" would censor speech such as legislative scorecards, voter registrations and get-out-the-vote projects. They also would eliminate communications before elections that name candidates, even if done in a neutral...

  • Examiner Editorial: Nancy Pelosi should identify her Republican 'colleague' --- if he exists

    Shortly before she and her fellow Democrats lost their House majority in the 2010 midterm elections, then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a warning that, if voters put Republicans back in control, the nation would soon be afflicted by a return to "the politics of personal destruction." If that term...

  • Dreaming of 'President Ted Cruz' will turn into a nightmare for the GOP

    As with most things, there are good and bad aspects of the Tea Party movement. And all the bad ones were on display March 6 in a speech by Ted Cruz to the Conservative Political Action Conference that replayed every silly thing ever said by conservatives and added some riffs of his own.

  • Ben Carson urges conservatives to unify behind GOP in November

    An unlikely messenger on Saturday implored conservative activists to support the Republican candidate in the midterm elections even if they view that candidate as a RINO -- Republican in Name Only. In remarks that could have been delivered by moderate Republican or a member of the GOP...

  • From 'Fast and Furious' to Benghazi, conservative media at CPAC demand accountability

    Conservative journalists on Friday highlighted the multiple scandals of the Obama administration during a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference and explained why they brought more light and more heat to stories dismissed by the mainstream media. The panel included Townhall's...

  • Rand Paul boldly proclaims libertarian views at CPAC

    When he spoke to the packed ballroom at CPAC on Friday, Sen. Rand Paul emphasized one thing: Liberty.

  • Chris Christie avoids hard truths at CPAC

    Chris Christie began his remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday with an anecdote that seemed to portend some tough talk for his fellow Republicans.

  • At CPAC, Chris Christie will encourage conservatives to stop playing into media stereotypes

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will speak to conservative activists Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, but don't expect him to pander.

  • Obama charged with blocking IRS probe, breaking promises to help

    A House chairman probing the IRS scandal on Wednesday said that President Obama has reneged on a promise to have his aides cooperate with the investigation, forcing the Ways and Means Committee to conduct a dragnet for emails and documents needed to smoke out the truth. Rep. Dave Camp also...

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