Writing for National Review, Neal Freeman explains how the Buckley Rule came into existence and how it was defined by the man himself, not the revisionist definition that Karl Rove is trying to spread. This is a great article.
POLITICO has an article out today about freshman Rep. Thomas Massie from Kentucky’s 4th congressional district. Massie was elected with Club member support last year and has had – as far as I can tell – a perfect record on our issues. In the article, Massie told POLITICO that he once took a macroeconomics course […]
RINO Rep. Mike Simpson (Club lifetime rating: 57%) took to the local press in Idaho to criticize his far more conservative colleague, Rep. Raul Labrador (Club lifetime rating: 100%): Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson says fellow Republican Rep. Raul Labrador has forever undermined his effectiveness with an “irresponsible” role in plotting to defeat GOP House Speaker […]
From the POLITICO: [Freshman Rep. Tom Cotton] is neither a hick, nor a blowhard. But he was virtually invisible until he won an audience with the Club for Growth. The Club has pioneered a technique that has helped make Congress an even more polarized mess. Instead of wasting time on high-profile races, the group intervenes […]
It works both ways, but this POLITICO article makes it sound like this is a bad thing. "The Senate’s old bulls are rapidly fading as a band of more junior members in both parties seek to upend the seniority system that has ruled the chamber for generations. Gone are the likes of Bob Byrd, Daniel Inouye, […]
Tim Scott was elected with Club member support.