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  • Ted Cruz Announces Endorsement of South Carolina Catholic Leader

    11/30/2015 1:29:44 PM PST · by Isara · 4 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/30/15
    Monsignor Ed Lofton supports Cruz for PresidentHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Monsignor Ed Lofton, a respected and influential Catholic leader in the state of South Carolina.Monsignor Lofton is the parish priest at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Summerville, of which 1,200 families are members. He also serves as the state chaplain of the Knights of Columbus 4th degree and serves on numerous diocesan boards. Lofton is responsible for the Propagation of the Faith for the Diocese of Charleston, a worldwide mission organization for the Catholic Church."I am pleased to have earned Monsignor Lofton's...
  • Cruz for President Announces Endorsement of Leading Kentucky Pastor

    11/24/2015 4:59:31 PM PST · by Isara · 2 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/24/15
    Dr. Jeffrey Fugate supports Ted Cruz for PresidentHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Dr. Jeff Fugate, a prominent Independent Baptist pastor in Kentucky.Dr. Jeffery J. Fugate became the pastor of Clays Mill Road Baptist Church in 1991, with 18 people attending his first service as pastor. Now, more than 2,000 people call Clays Mill Road Baptist Church their church home. He has led many outreach ministries, specifically serving as founder of Commonwealth Baptist College and Clays Mill Road Baptist Christian Academy, and has been instrumental in starting 28 new churches in Kentucky and other...
  • Fiorina loses Hollywood endorsement to Cruz (James Woods)

    11/23/2015 7:39:19 PM PST · by Isara · 44 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/23/15 | Anna Giaritelli
    Actor James Woods pulled his endorsement of presidential candidate Carly Fiorina Monday night, tweeting that he has been won over by Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, during a 40-minute conversation. James Woods @RealJamesWoods .@SenTedCruz and I just spoke for 40 minutes by phone about our love of this country. This man is the real deal. I'm all in! #TedCruz #tcot .@SenTedCruz has finally won me over because of his steadfast devotion to conservative principles regardless of polls or opinions. #TedCruz- James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) November 23, 2015 Woods, known for his 40-year movie and television career, said he was moved by Cruz's...
  • GOP State Central Committee Member Resigns Post to Endorse Ted Cruz (Iowa)

    11/20/2015 6:39:30 AM PST · by Isara · 4 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/20/15
    HOUSTON, Texas - Cruz for President today announced that longtime Iowa political activist, and well-respected Republican leader, Loras Schulte, has formally resigned from the State Central Committee to publicly endorse and support Ted Cruz for President."I've been actively involved in Republican politics for more than thirty years, serving in nearly every capacity one can be involved in; from local committee-man to County Chairman, to serving on the State Central Committee," Schulte said. He also served as the State Director for Pat Buchanan's Presidential Campaign in 1996 and for Gary Bauer in 2000.Leading up to this current election cycle, each member...
  • U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    11/19/2015 9:51:36 PM PST · by Isara · 9 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/19/15
    HOUSTON, Texas - Today, U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48) announced his endorsement for Ted Cruz for President. Rohrabacher, one of the most vocal advocates in Congress for human rights and freedom around the globe, is currently serving his 13th term in the House of Representatives. He serves as the Chairman of the Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.“Today I enthusiastically endorse Senator Ted Cruz in his bid for President of the United States,” said Congressman Rohrabacher. “Ted is a man of great intellect great courage and the right principles. Having worked so closely with...
  • Troy Newman, Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Videos, Endorses Ted Cruz

    11/19/2015 9:44:10 PM PST · by Isara · 6 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/19/15
    Cruz is "a proven, trusted fighter who will consistently and meaningfully fight for the unborn"HOUSTON, Texas - Today, Presidential candidate Ted Cruz secured the endorsement of leading pro-life activist Troy Newman - a driving force in the recent effort to expose Planned Parenthood's alleged sale of baby parts in a series of undercover videos. Newman is the President of Operation Rescue, one of the most prominent pro-life Christian activist organizations in the nation. He also serves as a Board Member for a number of pro-life groups including the Center for Medical Progress. In addition, Troy is the author of several...
  • Rep. Mia Love endorses Marco Rubio for president

    11/19/2015 4:48:33 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Deseret News ^ | 11/19/2015 | By Dennis Romboy
    The Utah Republican endorsed Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, on Thursday, saying he is strong on defense and foreign policy. "We have to do everything we can to make sure we strengthen our national defense, and do everything we can to make sure that this country and the people that are living in this country are safe, and Marco is the right person to do that," Love said in a statement. Love, the daughter of Haitian immigrants, said she realized at a roundtable discussion with Rubio when he campaigned in Utah last month that their stories are similar. "And for the...
  • Ginni Thomas: I Am Proudly Endorsing Ted Cruz for President in 2016 (Video)

    11/17/2015 10:59:08 AM PST · by Isara · 17 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/17/15
    Longtime Conservative Activist Says Cruz is Principled, ExperiencedHOUSTON, Texas - Today, the Cruz for President campaign announced that Ted Cruz has received the endorsement of Virginia "Ginni" Thomas, a longtime activist for conservative causes. Thomas has served as a top congressional advisor, a senior political appointee at the U.S. Department of Labor, and a senior executive with The Heritage Foundation. Her popular video series at the Daily Caller News Foundation focuses on conservative leaders who are breaking through in today's politics. Thomas said Cruz has leadership skills America needs to move forward.Ginni Thomas: I Am Proudly Endorsing Ted Cruz for...
  • Iowa Rep. Steve King endorses Ted Cruz:

    11/16/2015 5:43:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | November 16, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    This makes two major endorsements for Cruz in Iowa, the first being talk-radio host Steve Deace back in August. Probably the biggest among Iowa social cons is Bob Vander Plaats, head of the Family Leader, which is hosting its presidential forum this Friday. Vander Plaats endorsed Huckabee in 2008 and Huckabee won the caucuses; he endorsed Santorum in 2012 and Santorum won that year. (King, by contrast, endorsed Fred Thompson in 2008 and made no endorsement in 2012.) Vander Plaats, discussing the Christian conservative vote, also told NRO last month, “Our destruction in the past has been division we divide...
  • Why Steve King Endorsed Ted Cruz - And Not Ben Carson or Donald Trump

    11/16/2015 1:07:39 PM PST · by Isara · 46 replies
    ABC News ^ | Nov 16, 2015 | Josh Haskell and Jessica Hopper
    Congressman Steve King has endorsed Ted Cruz for President - saying Cruz is the "answer to my prayers" and that Ben Carson and Donald Trump's lack of Washington, D.C., experience makes the job "harder" for them. "I do believe that Ted Cruz is the full package, the constitutional conservative that can restore the soul of America," King told reporters in a conference room at the Des Moines Marriott. ... King is an influential voice in Iowa politics who was courted by many conservative Republicans including Bobby Jindal, Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee. He said he made his decision Friday following...
  • Steve King backs Cruz for 2016 (video)

    11/16/2015 9:23:30 AM PST · by Isara
    The Hill ^ | November 16, 2015 | Ben Kamisar
    Congressman Steve King Endorses Ted Cruz for President (video) Influential Iowa Rep. Steve King has officially endorsed Ted Cruz for president, giving the GOP Texas senator a boost ahead of February's Iowa caucuses."Cruz has a proven record of standing up to both Democrats and Republicans to put the American people first, and I believe he is the only one who can unite conservatives around his campaign and build the organization needed to beat Hillary Clinton," King said in a statement put out by the Cruz campaign."With Ted Cruz, conservatives no longer have to accept a Republican nominee who doesn't truly...
  • Steve King Endorses Ted Cruz

    11/16/2015 8:57:25 AM PST · by Isara · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | November 16, 2015 | Alexis Levinson
    Iowa representative Steve King will back Ted Cruz in the 2016 caucuses, handing Cruz an influential conservative endorsement in the crucial early-voting state. King, a firebrand who holds sway in social-conservative circles and in his western Iowa district, made the announcement Monday morning in Des Moines. "I believe Ted Cruz is the answer to my prayers: the candidate that god will use to restore the soul of America," he said at his press conference. The optics and organization of the press conference, announced late Sunday afternoon, were odd for King and Cruz, two politicians who have never shied away from...
  • Iowa Congressman Steve King Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    11/16/2015 7:52:44 AM PST · by cripplecreek · 54 replies
    tedcruz.org ^ | 11/16/2015 | Cruz for President
    HOUSTON, Texas – Today, the Ted Cruz for President campaign announced that Cruz has received the endorsement of Congressman Steve King, an influential and outspoken conservative, particularly on the issues of immigration and fiscal responsibility. Congressman King has consistently said that it is critical the next President be someone who will fight unapologetically for conservative principles. “Ted Cruz has the positive conservative vision for the country that we need to correct the failures of the Obama Administration,” said King. “When I survey the challenges facing our country, and the slate of individuals who have stepped forward to offer to lead,...
  • Ted Cruz Earns Major Endorsement in Nevada

    11/12/2015 8:34:55 PM PST · by Isara · 1 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/12/15
    Patty Caferatta to help lead Cruz effort in the Silver StateHOUSTON, Texas - Today, Presidential candidate Ted Cruz proudly announced the endorsement of Patty Cafferata, one of Nevada's most respected Republican leaders and the first female to be elected to a statewide Constitutional office in the Silver State. Cafferata will serve as Chairwoman in Washoe County for the Cruz for President campaign and will also serve on the statewide Leadership Team. Nevada holds the first Republican contest in the West with its caucuses scheduled for February 23 — just after Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina."We are delighted to have...
  • Iowa State Representative Terry Baxter Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    11/12/2015 8:28:34 PM PST · by Isara
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/12/15
    HOUSTON, Texas - Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today welcomed the endorsement of Iowa State Representative Terry Baxter, a first term lawmaker from Garner.Affiliated with the Evangelical Free Church, Rep. Baxter is the only ordained minister currently serving in the Iowa Legislature. He is the co-founder and Executive Director of Global Compassion Network, an organization that provides aid, domestically and internationally, to disaster-stricken areas."Terry and his wife Debby are wonderful examples of selfless public servants, and I am honored to have their friendship and support," Sen. Cruz said. "Terry's leadership is reminiscent of the Colonial era pastors who made up the...
  • Congressman Mo Brooks Endorses Ted Cruz For President, Named Chairman of Alabama Leadership Team

    11/09/2015 10:15:04 AM PST · by Isara · 3 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/09/15
    HOUSTON, Texas – Today, the Cruz for President campaign announced the endorsement of Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks, who is also running as a delegate in support of Cruz for the Alabama GOP primary, which will be held on March 1. Congressman Brooks will serve as chairman of the Cruz campaign's Alabama leadership team.Last week, Heidi Cruz submitted paperwork on behalf of the Cruz for President campaign to be on the GOP primary ballot in Alabama - Ted Cruz was one of only four presidential candidates to submit a full slate of delegates."America needs a president with both a keen intellect...
  • Ted Cruz Announces Endorsement of Christian Talk Show Host (Dr. Michael Brown)

    11/04/2015 2:31:23 PM PST · by Isara · 10 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/04/15
    Dr. Michael Brown supports Cruz for PresidentHOUSTON, Texas - Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of Dr. Michael Brown, a Judeo-Christian talk show host and evangelical leader.Dr. Brown is a Messianic Jew and a professor of Biblical and Hebrew studies. He's the founder and president of FIRE School of Ministry, the Director of the Coalition of Conscience, and host of the daily, nationally syndicated talk radio show The Line of Fire. Brown also hosts a TV show on Judeo-Christian apologetics, "Answering Your Toughest Questions.""I deeply appreciate Dr. Brown's support, and respect his contribution to Judeo-Christian scholarship," Cruz said....
  • Announcing My Personal Endorsement of Ted Cruz (Pastor Chappell)

    11/03/2015 12:15:18 PM PST · by Isara · 5 replies
    PaulChappell.com ^ | November 2, 2015 | Paul Chappell
    Last week, I gave my personal endorsement of Ted Cruz for President of the United States, and he asked if I would describe why I have done so. (I'd like to note that this is my personal endorsement only, not a ministry endorsement.)We are blessed in this election cycle with multiple candidates whose campaign positions are conservative and value based. For that, I am thankful. But to me there are a few areas that set Senator Ted Cruz apart, and I am honored that he asked for my endorsement:He is a Christian. Being a Christian is not a requirement for...
  • Trump touts Bill Clinton 'endorsement'

    10/20/2015 2:08:16 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 20, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    "An endorsement from Bill Clinton?" reads text to begin a video posted to Trump's Instagram account. The video then includes various media clips of the former president calling Trump a "master brander" and an "interesting character" who offers "macho appeal." The real estate mogul commented on the video when promoting it on Twitter, to suggest Clinton's comments show he wants to "Make America Great Again," Trump's campaign slogan.
  • State Rep. Jason Spencer endorses Ted Cruz for President

    10/20/2015 6:08:46 AM PDT · by Isara · 4 replies
    GaPundit ^ | October 19, 2015 | Todd Rehm
    Today, State Rep. Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) sent out the following by email:Dear Friends,Today, I am officially endorsing U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx) for the presidency of the United States, and I ask all liberty loving conservatives to stand behind him.It is time for conservatives to unite behind a true conservative that can win. That conservative is Sen. Ted Cruz.Senator Cruz stands for the very principles that our country was founded upon. I am impressed with his loyalty and conviction, as well as his superb intellectual and linguistic command to communicate the conservative message.He has fought for those principles and led...
  • Cruz Announces Addition of Key Evangelical Leader to Iowa Leadership Team

    10/19/2015 3:39:01 PM PDT · by Isara · 15 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 10/19/15
    Earns Endorsement of Pastor Tim LubinusHOUSTON, Texas – Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today welcomed the endorsement of church missions leader and former missionary Tim Lubinus of Ames, Iowa, who serves as the Executive Director of the Baptist Convention of Iowa.*“I am honored to welcome Pastor Lubinus to our team,” said Cruz. “His commitment to Christ, and passion for seeing people of faith engage every aspect of the world around them, is reminiscent of the bold pastors who played such a key role in the founding of America.”“I believe Ted Cruz is the candidate that above all others is a bold...
  • Texas Railroad Commission Chairman David Porter Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    10/19/2015 11:28:42 AM PDT · by Isara · 6 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 10/19/15
    Named Co-chair of Sen. Cruz’s Texas Leadership TeamHOUSTON, Texas — Today, the Cruz for President campaign announced the endorsement of Texas Railroad Commission Chairman David Porter, who will serve as a co-chair to Sen. Cruz’s Texas Leadership Team. A CPA from Midland, Texas, Chairman Porter has been a free market conservative voice on the state’s governing body over the oil and gas industry.“Senator Cruz is a leader on energy issues, and I’ve enjoyed working with him on policies that will make America energy independent and create meaningful jobs in this country,” said Chairman Porter. “He’s a principled conservative who has...
  • I support Ted Cruz for President (Bookworm)

    10/16/2015 8:28:23 AM PDT · by Isara · 62 replies
    Bookworm Room ^ | October 15, 2015 | Bookworm
    I’ve now had some time to consider the top Republican contenders for next year’s presidential election, and I’ve decided that nothing has changed my mind in the past few months — I still like Ted Cruz best. Based on what I perceive are the strengths and weaknesses of the various candidates, Ted Cruz comes out at the top.Before I walk you through my thinking, please believe that I don’t mean to denigrate the other people vying for the nomination. They all have their strengths and, to a man (and woman) I can see why they have their supporters. I...
  • VIDEO: Paul Pressler: Get Behind Ted Cruz for President

    10/14/2015 4:41:09 PM PDT · by Isara · 11 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 10/14/15
    HOUSTON, Texas Today, the Cruz for President released an endorsement video from Judge Paul Pressler, a longtime conservative and evangelical leader and activist.Pressler is influential in conservative presidential politics and recently sat down to explain why hes endorsing Ted Cruz for President:Watch the Video.PRESSLER: I think that people are genuinely upset with the directions in Washington. I believe if we do not have good people in Washington we are not going to save our nation.I met Ted Cruz when he was a teenager. I have observed personally the dedication, the integrity, the principle. Ted Cruz believes it is more...
  • Iowa State Senator and Former Walker Supporter Randy Feenstra Endorses Ted Cruz for President

    10/01/2015 10:28:38 AM PDT · by Isara · 7 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 09/30/15
    HOUSTON, Texas Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today announced the endorsement of former Scott Walker supporter, Iowa State Senator Randy Feenstra. The endorsement follows Cruzs earlier announcement that all three of Walkers former grassroots co-chairs in Georgia are also now organizing for the Cruz campaign.It is an honor to earn Randys support and I look forward to working with him as we compete to win Iowa and the entire GOP primary, Sen. Cruz said. I am very proud of the network of courageous conservatives weve built across Iowa. Their hard work will be crucial to restore jobs, growth and security...
  • Director Clint Eastwood Just Made a HUGE Announcement About Donald Trump!

    08/21/2015 1:46:38 PM PDT · by GilGil · 126 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | July 10, 2015 | TPIWriter
    We know that Clint Eastwood is a true patriot who makes bold, pro-American films. American Sniper the box office smash hit about NAVY Seal Chris Kyle has been viewed by millions around the world. Now, Clint Eastwood has shared his opinion on Donald Trump in a huge way. Not only does Eastwood support him, but hes speaking on behalf of Trump in California, Arizona, and Nevada!
  • One of Iowas Most Prominent Conservative Radio Hosts Just Endorsed Ted Cruz for President

    08/19/2015 1:24:00 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 17 replies
    .ijreview.com ^ | 8/19/15 | Joe Perticone
    Senator Ted Cruz just picked up a huge endorsement in Iowa. Iowa-based talk radio host Steve Deace, who has been a fixture for conservatives in the Hawkeye State, spoke highly of Cruzs record and his belief that only the Texan can clean up Washington. In an advance statement provided to IJReview, Deace said: Ted Cruz presents exactly what weve been waiting for, an end to the Washington Cartels false choice between our principles and electability. No one can question Teds courage of conviction and his commitment to our principles. Deace insisted that Cruz has the chops to actually defeat the...
  • Teachers union members want Hillary endorsement withdrawn

    07/17/2015 6:26:35 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 16, 2015 | By Marisa Schultz
    WASHINGTON Furious American Federation of Teachers members are demanding the union withdraw its endorsement of Hillary Rodham Clinton, calling it premature and undemocratic. There was no internal discussion. Zero. Zip, said Steve Conn, president of the Detroit Federation of Teachers. This is wrong and something needs to be done. The 45-member AFT executive board voted Saturday to back Clinton despite an AFL-CIO request to wait until July when the presidential field is more set.
  • Adam Carolla Supports Ted Cruz, Thanks Him for Anti-IRS Stance

    04/17/2015 11:27:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Mediaite ^ | April 17, 2015 | Andrew Kirell
    Comedian and radio personality Adam Carolla is apparently a big fan of Sen. Ted Cruz. During a Friday morning interview with the Texas Republican, Carolla approved of the presidential candidate and personally thanked him for wanting to outright abolish the Internal Revenue Service. Thank you so much for wanting to eliminate the IRS, Carolla began the conversation. Its driving me nuts. I think that is a powerful populist issue and today is the day when its on peoples minds, Cruz said, reminding listeners that Wednesday was Tax Day. Carolla argued that taxes are an important issue that gets overshadowed by...
  • Nikki Haley Muffs Jeb Bush Visit

    03/25/2015 3:31:21 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 27 replies
    Well have a post up soon on the real news associated with former Florida governor Jeb Bushs visit to early-voting South Carolina this week, but first we had to address the colossal pooch screw committed by S.C. governor Nikki Haley during his trip. (SNIP) Well, despite wielding an embarrassingly anemic veto pen during her first four years in office Haley managed to cut funding in 2012 to twenty-three rape and domestic violence crisis centers across the state. Among them? Yup, Sistercare (SNIP) And that, frankly, makes it baffling to us that Bushs campaign which is supposed to be...

    12/17/2014 8:22:23 AM PST · by Friendofgeorge · 184 replies
    mine | 12/17/2014 | Friendofgeorge
    For sure am joking, just want to be banned, Jim R is a great guy, hope you can take a joke I am addicted to this site, seems I only argue with people anymore, so please ban me, other than this I would have had tyo post a thread asking to be deactivated, the moderator would not when I asked.Yes I hear you, why not just stop posting? Like I said it`s an addiction so I need to be deactivated. Why not allow people to just deactivate account. If you search on free republic that you want to close your...
  • Rogue pastors endorse candidates, but IRS looks away

    11/03/2014 12:38:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/3/2014 | By RACHAEL BADE
    A record number of rogue Christian pastors are endorsing candidates from the pulpit this election cycle, using Sunday sermons to defiantly flout tax rules. Their message to the IRS: Sue me. But the tax agency is doing anything but. Although the IRS was sued itself for not enforcing the law and admitted about 100 churches may be breaking the rules, the pastors and their critics alike say the agency is looking the other way. The agency refuses to say if it is acting. At the same time, the number of pastors endorsing candidates in what they call Pulpit Freedom Sunday...
  • Brett Favre Endorses Thad Cochran in US Chamber Ad

    06/19/2014 8:56:00 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 46 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 6-19-14 | Jeff Poor
    In an ad posted on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's YouTube page on Wednesday, former NFL quarterback Brett Favre, a product of the coastal town of Kiln, MS that played college ball at the University of Southern Mississippi, came out to support incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS). Ive learned through football that strong leadership makes the difference between winning and losing. And when it comes to our states future, trust me: Mississippi can win and win big with Thad Cochran, Favre said. Thad Cochran always delivers, just like he did during Katrina." Cochran is locked into a runoff battle with...
  • Rick Perry Proves Himself NOT Reliably Conservative by Endorsing Musty Mitch

    03/18/2014 3:07:08 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 47 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 18 March 2014 | Reaganite Republican
    Sameschmuck whojust declared war on the Tea Party... I was actually considering Perry a second-tier maybe for 2016, hard to argue with his economic record. But when he comes out and endorses Mitch McConnell vs. a viable Tea Party challenger (when there was no reason for him to weigh-in in the first place) it becomes clear enough to me that Rick Perry is not the man to reliably bring this country anything resembling a Reagan Revolution. He plays a good conservative when campaigning, and would most certainly portray himself as one again in 2016- but this time the stink won't...
  • Phyllis Schlafly endorses Osborn in Nebraska

    03/12/2014 2:36:56 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 4, 2014 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Republican Shane Osborn nabbed the endorsement of social conservative leader Phyllis Schlafly in his bid for Senate in Nebraska. Schlafly, head of the anti-feminist, anti-abortion group the Eagle Forum, said in a statement obtained exclusively by The Hill that shes endorsing Osborn because the nation needs leaders with strong moral convictions. ADVERTISEMENT "I am pleased to announce my support for Shane Osborn in the Nebraska U.S. Senate race. Our nation is at a crossroads, and we urgently need leaders with strong moral convictions to lead our nation back into prosperity and constitutional government, Schlafly said. Shane Osborn is just what...
  • Duck Dynasty-endorsed Republican wins La. House seat

    11/18/2013 2:57:59 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 26 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 17, 2013 | PAUL BEDARD
    An unknown political novice who has never visited Washington, D.C., won a special election for Louisiana's 5th District seat Saturday on the endorsement of the Duck Dynasty family and a promise to fix Obamacare. Vance McAllister beat establishment candidate Neil Riser, a state senator, in Saturday's runoff election created when former Rep. Rodney Alexander resigned on Sept. 26 to become secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs under Republican Governor Bobby Jindal.
  • Surging Bright Campaign Gets 2nd Amendment Group Endorsement

    10/24/2013 9:49:45 AM PDT · by C. Edmund Wright · 14 replies
    Bright For Senate ^ | 10-24-2013 | Campaign Staff
    GUN RIGHTS ACROSS AMERICA NOT IMPRESSED BY GRAHAMS AR 15 PHOTO OP Upstate Senator Lee Bright picked up the second significant national endorsement in less than a week Wednesday this one from Gun Rights Across America. Gun Rights Across America stands for no compromise concerning our Second Amendment rights, said the group in their endorsement statement. We are proud to endorse state Senator Lee Bright, due to his unwavering and constitutional stance on Second Amendment liberties. Senator Bright would be a valuable asset in the US Senate and we fully support his candidacy. Lee Bright enthusiastically embraced the announcement,...
  • Cruzs Hometown Newspaper Regrets Endorsement

    10/16/2013 9:08:40 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 85 replies
    ABC News Radio ^ | 10-16-13
    (HOUSTON) -- Sen. Ted Cruz hometown newspaper, the Houston Chronicle, wishes it could take back its endorsement. The Chronicles editorial board, which endorsed Cruz, R-Texas, in his 2012 race, now says it misses his predecessor, former Republican Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison. When we endorsed Ted Cruz in last Novembers general election, we did so with many reservations and at least one specific recommendation -- that he follow Hutchisons example in his conduct as a senator, the Chronicle said. Obviously, he has not done so." Cruz has been part of the problem in specific situations where Hutchison would have been part...
  • Citizens United endorses Rep. Broun in Georgia Senate race

    10/09/2013 10:41:38 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 21 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 8 2013 | Cameron Joseph
    Citizens United is endorsing Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) in the crowded Georgia Senate primary. The nod from the conservative group will give the Tea Party favorite a boost and establishment Republicans new reason to be concerned about the race. Establishment Republicans have publicly fretted about Broun winning the primary, fearing he might not be the party's best candidate in a general election. The congressman regularly refers to President Obama as a socialist and communist, and has said evolution and the big bang theories are lies "from the pit of hell."
  • McCain AlJazeera Endorsement: Recall This Embarr-ass-ment

    08/22/2013 8:28:39 PM PDT · by publius321 · 19 replies
    Please Arizona, Quit Working Against Us. You can do Better than this. Recall McCain and Let Jan Brewer Nominate Herself to Senate in the interim. (video. WARNING: This is a "Selfie" but the only thing I am trying to "expose" is more McCain betrayal and sabotage.)
  • America needs Mitt Romney a real leader

    11/06/2012 2:52:35 AM PST · by Evil Slayer · 9 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 11/5/12 | Reince Priebus
    With just hours to go before the polls close on this historic election season, the candidates and their campaigns have made their closing arguments. Voters will soon render their verdict, and the choice seems starker than at any point in this race. Mitt Romney has offered America a path to a better future and a detailed, specific Plan for a Stronger Middle Class. His policies would create 12 million new jobs and increase take-home pay. They would restore fiscal sanity to the nations capital and opportunity to an economy that has lacked it for four long years. Mr. Romney has...
  • Former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder Will Not Endorse Obama Again

    11/05/2012 6:33:10 PM PST · by muawiyah · 15 replies
    Gather ^ | nov 5, 2012 | Renee Nal
    Former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder endorsed President Obama in 2008. America's first Black American Governor has opted not to endorse a president this time around.
  • Union Endorses Tea Party Favorite Joe Walsh (Illinois)

    11/05/2012 11:47:41 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 5 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | Nov 4, 2012 | William Bigelow
    Union Endorses Tea Party Favorite Joe Walsh by William Bigelow 4 Nov 2012 20 post a comment Friday, in a shocking move, Local 150, an AFL-CIO member and the largest local in the 8th congressional district of Illinois, endorsed Republican Congressman Joe Walsh, a Tea Party favorite, for reelection to Congress. The union had endorsed Barack Obama for President, but favored Walsh over his Democratic opponent, Tammy Duckworth. Walsh is also endorsed by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the taxpayer watchdog's group, the National Taxpayers Union, which makes for an amazing bipartisan trifecta.
  • Our View; Romneys experience is exactly what our country needs today

    11/03/2012 11:29:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Norwich Bulletin | November 3, 2012 | The Editors
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.norwichbulletin.com/editorials/x1440172530/Our-View-Romney-s-experience-is-exactly-what-our-country-needs-today#axzz2BEEBVn5i
  • Stunner: Newsday (Long Island, NY) endorses Romney

    11/03/2012 6:08:36 PM PDT · by adingdangdoo · 75 replies
    Newsday ^ | 11/3/12, 7:10 pm | Newsday
    Another Obama-supporting newspaper jumps ship...
  • CEO on Obama Job Council Endorses Romney

    11/01/2012 8:20:39 PM PDT · by lbryce · 12 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | November 1, 2012 | Staff
    Mitt Romney picked up the endorsement of yet another chief executive officer of a major U.S. companyand one who is on President Obamas Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that Intel chief executive officer Paul Otellini has endorsed the Republican nominee. Despite his presence on the presidents job council, however, Ortellini has criticized the administration in the past pretty strongly, as noted by Human Events. In 2010, the Intel CEO blasted Democrats in Washington at an Aspen Forum event: Otellini singled out the political state of affairs in Democrat-dominated Washington, saying: I think this group...
  • Obama Really Does Inspire Change

    10/31/2012 4:46:20 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 4 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-31-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Share this will all of your Iowa friends. Normally I kind of roll my eyes at newspaper endorsements, but this is a shift worth noticing.
  • Four years after backing Obama, The Telegraph endorses Mitt Romney for president

    10/31/2012 8:02:45 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 4 replies
    Nashua Telegraph ^ | October 30, 2012 | ERIN PLACE
    Tuesday, October 30, 2012 Four years after backing Obama, The Telegraph endorses Mitt Romney for president By ERIN PLACE Staff Writer HUDSON Four years after endorsing then-Sen. Barack Obama for president, The Telegraph of Nashua has backed the presidents Republican opponent former Gov. Mitt Romney. The newspapers editorial board said it did not come to this decision lightly. In Wednesdays editorial on the endorsement of the former Massachusetts governor, it is revealed there were several hours of spirited debate regarding the endorsement. In January, The Telegraph endorsed Romney as the GOP candidate.
  • Obama Aide: Des Moines Register Endorsement Not Based in Reality

    10/29/2012 4:46:24 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 33 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/10/12 | Rachel Hirshfeld
    Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter dismissed the Des Moines Register endorsement of Mitt Romney, saying it was not based at all in reality. They endorsed Mitt Romney in the primary, so this was not much of a surprise, said Cutter on ABCs This Week, referring to the influential swing-state papers backing of the GOP candidate. It was a little surprising to read that editorial, because it didn't seem to be based at all in reality, not just in the president's record, but in Mitt Romney's record, Cutter added. It says that he'd reach across the aisle, which he'd do...
  • Prudent Change: Romney promises hope for recovery

    10/28/2012 5:28:47 PM PDT · by central_va · 9 replies
    Richmond Times Piss patch ^ | 10/28/12 | Editorial Staff
    The tone of the 2012 campaign might best be captured by the need to begin with an emphasis on what the Republican candidate will not do. Mitt Romney will not raise taxes on the middle class. He will not destroy Medicare. And he will not lie to the American people every time he opens his mouth.