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  • Ted Cruz Doesn’t Disavow SCF Call to Defund NRSC

    07/02/2014 7:35:37 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies
    Roll Call ^ | July 1, 2014 | Niels Lesniewski
    A conservative outside group whose efforts Sen. Ted Cruz backed has called for defunding the National Republican Senatorial Committee. Cruz, an NRSC vice chairman and Texas Republican, has not rebuked the effort. This weekend, Senate Conservatives Fund launched a campaign calling on conservatives to pledge not to give any money to the NRSC in the aftermath of last week’s runoff in the Mississippi Senate race. As is typical, the NRSC backed Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, while the SCF and other outside groups backed his failed challenger, state Sen. Chris McDaniel. “The Senate Republican establishment betrayed the grassroots and recruited Democrats...
  • Former VA Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli Named New President of the Senate Conservatives Fund!

    06/11/2014 7:52:24 AM PDT · by DestroyLiberalism · 45 replies
    Senate Conservatives Fund ^ | June 11, 2014 | Matt Hoskins
    Fellow Conservatives: We have very exciting news to share with you. Not only did the grassroots in Virginia score a major victory for freedom last night by defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Republican primary, but one of Virginia's strongest grassroots conservatives is joining our team. Starting today, Ken Cuccinelli, the former Attorney General of Virginia, will serve as the president of the Senate Conservatives Fund! If you don’t know Ken, he’s a principled fighter who is respected by the grassroots and is passionate about electing the next generation of conservative leaders. Throughout his time in public service,...
  • Senate Conservatives Fund Endorses Joni Ernst

    04/25/2014 6:03:15 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 4 replies ^ | 4/25/14 | John Mccormack
    Matt Hoskins, the executive director of the Senate Conservatives Fund, announces in an email this morning that SCF is endorseing Joni Ernst in her race for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat: Joni Ernst is a state senator and a Lt. Colonel in the Iowa Army National Guard. She's also a wife, a mom to three daughters, and a grandmother to six grandchildren. As a state senator, Joni Ernst has worked to limit government and promote economic growth. She helped pass the largest tax cut in the history of the state, which will return more than $4.4 billion in property tax...
  • Don’t Trust the ‘Shysters’ Who Say They Want to Defeat ‘Establishment Republicans’ (Ann Coulter)

    02/20/2014 6:13:08 AM PST · by TexasCajun · 79 replies ^ | Feb. 20, 2014 | Jason Howerton
    Ann Coulter and TV host Sean Hannity clashed on Wednesday over the tactics being used by some Tea Party lawmakers in Washington. While Hannity commended lawmakers for taking a stand for their principles, Coulter suggested the movement is being hijacked by “con men” who are “tricking Americans to send them money.” Coulter also criticized Tea Party lawmakers who are focusing on “defeating establishment Republicans” instead of Democrats because the party should be united in taking back the Senate in 2014 — regardless of which Republicans get elected to office. The ultimate goal should be to repeal Obamacare, she said. “You...
  • Is Ann Coulter now turning on Ted Cruz?

    02/20/2014 10:01:13 AM PST · by mandaladon · 98 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 20 Feb 2014 | Jamie Weinstein
    First conservative icon Thomas Sowell turned on Ted Cruz, now it appears that Ann Coulter is souring on the Texas Republican as well. Sowell published two columns this week slamming Cruz for being self-serving. Coulter praised the first of Sowell’s columns in a tweet Wednesday. Later, in an appearance on Fox News’ “Hannity” Wednesday night, Coulter doubled down on her praise of Sowell’s anti-Cruz column: ”I never push anyone else’s column but mine. Today everyone has got to read Thomas Sowell’s article.” During the “Hannity” segment, Coulter attacked tea party groups for being filled with “shysters” and “conmen,” naming specifically...
  • Conservative insurgents strike blow against GOP Establishment

    01/15/2014 2:11:59 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 14, 2014 | Timothy P. Carney
    Cold cash, together with control of institutions, is what makes the Establishment the Establishment. But in the current Republican civil war, the insurgents have secured their own money pipelines, and they control their own institutions – which means the GOP leadership and its allies in the business lobby have a hard fight in front of them. The firing and hiring of conservative staffer Paul Teller makes it clear that the anti-establishment has built its own establishment. Teller was a House staffer for more than a decade, and was longtime executive director of the conservative Republican Study Committee. The RSC always...
  • The Single Biggest Thing You Can Do to Clean Up the GOP (after NRSC attacks Mark Levin)

    01/10/2014 3:15:27 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 19 replies
    Red State ^ | Januiary 10, 2014 | Erick Erickson
    If you have not heard, the National Republican Senatorial Committee has attacked nationally syndicated conservative radio host and best selling author Mark Levin. They publicly attacked Mark Levin because the Jim DeMint created Senate Conservatives Fund (“SCF”) gives out copies of Mark Levin’s book. The NRSC alleges a quid pro quo relationship to help drive up the popularity of Levin’s book. The book was published in 2009 before SCF was a significant force and had already become a best seller before SCF gave out copies. This attack follows the National Republican Senatorial Committee (“NRSC”) attacking conservative businesses and threatening to...
  • 'Sleazy' GOP Establishment Targets Mark Levin

    01/10/2014 6:20:11 AM PST · by rootin tootin · 64 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Tony Lee
    The communications director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) tried to smear conservative talk radio host Mark Levin Thursday by alleging that outside groups spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to make his book a best-seller, which they did not. Levin responded by saying he would hold Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and NRSC Chairman Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) personally responsible for the 'intimidation tactics.'
  • Mark Levin dismisses pay-to-play charge (by the National Republican Senatorial Committee)

    01/09/2014 3:40:38 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | January 9, 2014 | MANU RAJU and DYLAN BYERS
    Conservative talk-radio host Mark Levin is defending himself against charges that he engaged in a quid-pro-quo transaction with the Senate Conservatives Fund, promoting the right-wing group after it spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on his book. Since Sept. 10, SCF has spent $427,000 on copies of Levin's "Liberty and Tyranny," according to Federal Election Committee filings. Those books were given to donors who provided $25 or more to the group. In that time, Levin has frequently promoted the SCF on his show and on his Facebook page. "Senate Conservatives Fund is dedicated to electing true conservatives to the Senate!"...
  • Senate Conservatives Fund Leader Stirs Up Republican Anger

    01/09/2014 12:27:32 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 14 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Thursday, 09 Jan 2014 12:28 PM | Courtney Coren
    The leader of the Senate Conservatives Fund has become a controversial figure among Republicans for his willingness to back primary candidates against sitting GOP senators in the name of building a more conservative coalition. Matt Hoskins took over the fundraising operations for the group from former South Carolina GOP Sen. Jim DeMint when he left the Senate in 2012 to head up the conservative Heritage Foundation. Hoskins does most of his business from San Diego County, where he moved a few years ago to be closer to family. . . . . In this year's midterm elections, the Senate Conservatives...
  • Senate Conservatives Fund Ramps Up Earmarking Effort

    12/27/2013 10:27:47 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    Roll Call ^ | December 26, 2013 | Kent Cooper
    Using a special method of fundraising that permits moving large amounts of funds to a candidate, a federal PAC has collected and forwarded more than $500,000 in earmarked contributions for five conservative Senate and House candidates. The Senate Conservatives Fund, a federal PAC that already gives contributions and makes independent expenditures for federal candidates, has reported collecting and forwarding $541,565 in earmarked contributions since May. During November they reported forwarding $201,460 to candidates. The PAC was founded by former Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., and seeks to elect conservative candidates, but does not support liberal Republicans, and is not affiliated with...
  • Mitch McConnell: Senate Conservatives Fund ‘counterproductive’

    12/10/2013 6:27:03 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 27 replies
    Politico ^ | 12/10/13 | JOSE DELREAL
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) defended his condemnation of the Senate Conservatives Fund on Tuesday and stressed that despite his disputes with the organization he remains a fan of the tea party movement at large. “Let me make it clear: I’m a big fan of the tea party movement. It’s been extremely important in helping us regain the House and do well in the Senate in 2010,” McConnell told Fox News’s Neil Cavuto.
  • Meet the GOP group that’s blacklisted by the GOP

    11/13/2013 6:23:41 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 3 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 11/12/13 | CHRIS CILLIZZA
    Matt Hoskins is the executive director of the Senate Conservatives Fund, an outside group that has made waves with its willingness to endorse against sitting Republican senators. Prior to his work at SCF, Hoskins served as a top aide to then-South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint. Given how much animosity SCF is generating among establishment Republicans, we reached out to Hoskins to chat about the incoming his group is facing, what it means and how he envisions SCF’s role in future elections. Our conversation, conducted via e-mail, is below and has been edited only for grammar. FIX: Mitch McConnell told the...
  • NRSC takes on Senate Conservatives Fund (GOP-e issues mob-style threat on Tea Party consulting firm)

    11/07/2013 8:21:24 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 14 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 11/1/13 | AARON BLAKE
    The National Republican Senatorial Committee is taking an unusually aggressive posture toward one of its conservative antagonists, putting out word that GOP groups shouldn't hire a consulting firm that works with the Senate Conservatives Fund. The New York Times's Jonathan Martin reports: Even more striking, a senior official at the committee called individual Republican Senate campaigns and other party organizations this week and urged them not to hire the firm, Jamestown Associates, in an effort to punish them for working for the Senate Conservatives Fund, a group founded by Jim DeMint, then a South Carolina senator, that is trying to...
  • Mitch McConnell Embraces the Anti-Rush Limbaugh Playbook

    11/04/2013 4:16:37 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 22 replies
    Red State ^ | November 4, 2013 | Erick Erickson
    For the last year, the left has engaged in an organized campaign to drive Rush Limbaugh off the air. Knowing they cannot go after Rush Limbaugh directly, the left has launched repeated boycotts against any advertisers who dare advertise while Rush Limbaugh is on. Consequently, some advertisers decided to stop advertising at all on political talk radio, depriving the genre as a whole of resources. And it still hasn’t hurt Rush Limbaugh. Mitch McConnell has decided to embrace the same strategy in his war against the Senate Conservatives Fund. He can’t attack the Jim DeMint created Senate Conservatives Fund outright,...
  • Republicans declare war on the Sen Conservatives Fund - SCF = "bullies with their noses in the air"

    11/02/2013 1:23:14 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 75 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 1, 2013 | REBECCA BERG
    The National Republican Senatorial Committee is punishing a Republican advertising firm for its work with the Senate Conservatives Fund, a conservative group that has fostered controversy within the Republican Party by challenging some GOP incumbents. The firm Jamestown Associates has worked for the SCF on many of its attack ads — and will no longer receive business from the NRSC as a result, the committee confirmed Friday. The move marks the opening salvo in a power struggle that has been brewing behind the scenes between the national Republican establishment and the SCF, which was founded by then-Sen. Jim DeMint of...
  • Mitch McConnell Attacks Conservative Group for Endorsing Primary Opponent

    10/20/2013 6:24:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 73 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/20/2013 | MATTHEW BOYLE
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign spokeswoman Allison Moore attacked the Senate Conservatives Fund for endorsing McConnell’s primary challenger Matt Bevin on Friday. “Matt Bevin now has the dubious honor of standing with a self-serving D.C. fundraising group that made its name by recruiting and promoting unelectable candidates that ensured Barack Obama a majority in the Senate,” Moore said in a statement to the Washington Post. “They clearly care less about Kentuckians than they do about their reputation for supporting laughably bad candidates. Now they can add a New England bailout recipient who claims he went to MIT to their roster of...
  • McConnell Deal Includes Kentucky Kickback

    10/17/2013 10:29:34 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 52 replies
    Senate Conservatives Fund ^ | 10/16/13 | Senate Conservatives Fund
    The Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF) criticized U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Wednesday for allowing a $2 billion Kentucky earmark to be added to the debt deal he negotiated with U.S. Senator Harry Reid (D-NV). SCF Executive Director Matt Hoskins made the following statement: "Americans are familiar with the 'Cornhusker Kickback' that Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson was given in exchange for his vote on Obamacare. Well now Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell has an Obamacare earmark of his own. "The McConnell-Reid deal not only funds Obamacare and suspends the debt limit, it also includes a provision in Section 123 that increases funding...
  • Senate Conservatives Fund Open to Backing McConnell Challenger

    07/31/2013 11:19:05 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 5 replies
    ALEXANDRIA, VA — The following statement was made today by Matt Hoskins, Executive Director of the Senate Conservatives Fund, regarding the Republican primary election for U.S. Senate in Kentucky. "Mitch McConnell has cut deals with President Obama to raise the debt limit, increase taxes, and fund Obamacare and we believe Republicans in Kentucky deserve a chance to elect a true conservative who will fight for their values. Kentucky Republicans would also benefit from having a more electable candidate than Mitch McConnell. He's unpopular in Kentucky and could lose the race and cost Senate Republicans the majority. "We're open to supporting...
  • Time for Some GOP House Cleaning

    06/28/2013 2:55:10 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 12 replies
    Senate Conservatives Fund ^ | 6-28-13 | Matt Hoskins
    Senator McConnell wasn't the only Republican who let us down. The bill passed with the support of 14 Republicans, including two conservatives who were backed by the Senate Conservatives Fund -- U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ). Many of you have contacted us with questions about our polices in dealing with conservatives who pledge to do the right thing in the campaign, but later break their promises once they're elected. We thought it might be helpful to share these questions and our answers with everyone. Q. Will my money be used to help senators who voted for...
  • A Sharia Financier in the TN Governor’s Office

    12/04/2012 4:58:32 PM PST · by DFG · 11 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 12/04/12 | Arnold Ahlert
    In Tennessee last May, Republican Gov. Bill Haslam appointed Samar Ali as international director of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). Attempts to connect her to stealth jihad have been ridiculed. Yet when one connects the dots between Ali and several organizations and individuals, a number of troubling relationships arise, especially regarding the phenomenon known as Sharia-compliant finance (SCF).
  • Conservatives Fund endorses Akin in Mo. Senate bid (It just keeps on coming)

    09/27/2012 2:20:14 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 38 replies
    msnbc ^ | 9/27/12 | DAVID A. LIEB
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A conservative fundraising group endorsed embattled Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin on Thursday and said its membership had pledged $290,000 to help replenish the Republican's financially strapped campaign against Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.
  • DeMint won't back Romney without repudiation of Mass. health law

    03/17/2011 12:13:09 PM PDT · by americanophile · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 17, 2011 | Michael O'Brien
    Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) "would never consider" endorsing Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for president again in 2012 unless Romney repudiates the health reforms he sought as governor, a source close to DeMint said Thursday. A source close to the conservative icon emphasized that, despite comments to The Hill indicating that Romney shouldn't shoulder all the political blame for the Massachusetts healthcare plan, DeMint wouldn't endorse Romney again unless he admits the plan was mistaken. "It's obvious Jim was just trying to be nice to the guy he backed over McCain, as many conservatives did in 2008," the source said. "But...
  • Sen. DeMint: 'Say no to RINOs in 2011'

    01/04/2011 9:22:59 AM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/4/2011 | Shane D'Aprile
    Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) is asking supporters of his Senate Conservatives Fund to help him build a war chest ahead of the 2012 elections, when Republicans are hopeful they can take back the majority in the Senate. In an e-mail sent Tuesday with the subject line "Say No to RINOs in 2011," DeMint pledged that the Senate Conservatives Fund will play a key role in the upcoming legislative battles in the Senate with an eye towards 2012. RINO stands for politicians who are seen by some as "Republican in name only" and lack certain conservative credentials. In the fundraising appeal,...
  • Specter farewell speech slams GOP 'cannibalism' (Adios RINO Rat!)

    12/21/2010 3:44:03 PM PST · by tobyhill · 69 replies · 7+ views
    msnbc ^ | 12/21/2010 | By ANDREW MIGA
    Departing Republican-turned-Democratic Sen. Arlen Specter on Tuesday said conservative Republicans who backed Tea Party challengers against establishment candidates in the recent elections engaged in political cannibalism. In his final floor speech, Specter complained there's scant room for centrists like himself in a polarized Senate where civility is in short supply. "In some quarters, compromise has become a dirty word," said Pennsylvania's longest-serving senator, who lost his re-election bid after three decades in the Senate. Specter complained that some GOP senators had helped Tea Party challengers beat incumbent Republicans like Utah Sen. Bob Bennett and Rep. Mike Castle in his Delaware...
  • DeMint sets sights on four Dems in 2012 (WOO-HOO!)

    12/02/2010 11:09:20 AM PST · by onyx · 78 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12:46 PM 12/02/2010 | By Jeremy P. Jacobs
    South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint (R) is turning his attention to 2012 and using the vote this week on an earmark moratorium to pick his Democratic targets. DeMint sent an email to the supporters of his Senate Conservatives Fund early Wednesday highlighting four Democrats who voted against the earmark ban, are up for re-election in 2012 and sit in states that John McCain (R) carried in 2008: Sens. Jon Tester (Mont.), Ben Nelson (Neb.), Kent Conrad (N.D.) and Joe Manchin (W.Va.). In the email, DeMint called for unseating Tester, Nelson, Conrad and Manchin. "These senators are nice folks but...
  • A Sigh of Relief for Pork-Loving Republicans

    12/01/2010 11:49:01 AM PST · by onyx · 14 replies
    NRO The Corner ^ | December 1, 2010 2:16 PM | Robert Costa
    Washington — After his success in elevating conservative contenders in November, will an energized Sen. Jim DeMint (R., S.C.) go after earmark-supporting GOP senators in 2012? DeMint tells NRO that the Senate Conservatives Fund, his political-action committee, will not meddle in primary challenges against Republican incumbents. “We don’t intend to do that; there is no reason to do that with so many Democratic seats up.” “I don’t have plans to campaign against any of the ones here,” DeMint says. “That’s between them and their voters.” DeMint notes that his PAC followed a similar policy last cycle — directing money to...
  • Murkowski: DeMint cost us majority

    11/16/2010 3:32:14 PM PST · by Qbert · 94 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/16/2010 | Manu Raju
    After ripping Sarah Palin, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski isn’t mincing words about another one of her high-profile GOP critics: South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint. “I think some of the Republicans in the Congress feel pretty strongly that he and his actions potentially cost us the majority by encouraging candidates that ended up not being electable,” Murkowski told POLITICO outside her Senate office. “And I think Delaware is a pretty good example of that, and I think there’re some folks that feel that DeMint’s actions didn’t necessarily help the Republican majority.” Murkowski suggested the South Carolina conservative and favorite of the...
  • Jim DeMint: 2012 White House run 'totally out' — for now (Sounds like he's running)

    11/10/2010 11:06:44 AM PST · by pissant · 77 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/10/10 | Andy Barr
    Sen. Jim DeMint says he's not running for president in 2012 even though he believes he has the “management and leadership skills” for the job. "Right now, I’m totally out," the South Carolina Republican and darling of the tea party movement told Fox News on Tuesday. “I want to look at the group of candidates who are standing up and telling the truth,” he added. “And I hope it’s somebody other than me.” But DeMint doesn't think he'd make a bad commander-in-chief. “It’s going to be a painful job for the next president if they do it right,” he said....
  • Joe Miller Needs Our Help

    11/05/2010 4:27:21 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 52 replies
    Senate Conservative Fund ^ | 11-5-10 | Jim DeMint
    Dear Fellow Conservative: Joe Miller, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Alaska, needs our help. He's in the race of his life against Senator Lisa Murkowski who ran as a independent write-in candidate after losing the Republican primary. With the race still too close to call, there are still tens of thousands of ballots that haven't been counted and there will be a recount to verify the integrity of the write-in ballots. Joe Miller can win this race but he's up against a well-financed legal team that is working for Lisa Murkowski. They will be fighting to bend the...
  • DeMint says he doesn't want leadership role in Senate ("I don’t want power, I don’t want a title")

    11/04/2010 6:09:21 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 37 replies
    The Greenville News, Greenville, SC | 2010-10-04 | Raju Chebium
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  • DeMint Fund Gives $5.2 Million to 14 Senate Candidates

    10/26/2010 10:58:04 AM PDT · by pissant · 20 replies
    WSJ ^ | 10/26/10 | Naftali Bendavid
    The Senate Conservatives Fund, headed by Sen. Jim DeMint (R., S.C.), announced that it has contributed more than $5.2 million to 14 Republican Senate candidates this campaign season, almost all of them backed by tea party activists and opposed to compromise on fiscal and social principles. Mr. DeMint has fashioned a role for himself as an ally and supporter of these candidates, in many cases endorsing and funding them against the wishes of the Senate Republican leadership. This has raised questions about the role Mr. DeMint might play in the next Congress, and whether he’ll function as the de facto...
  • DeMint: No regrets about pushing conservative Senate candidates (DeMint leading the way)

    10/29/2010 5:51:29 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 29 replies
    The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2010-10-29 | Michael O'Brien
    Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) said he had no doubts about supporting Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell and other Republicans in key primary races this year. DeMint, the leader of the Senate Conservatives Fund, a political action committee that pushed through conservative, Tea Party candidates through GOP primaries earlier this year, said he was proud of his efforts. "I'm glad I did this," DeMint said Thursday evening on CNBC. "I came into the Senate with 55 Republicans, and I'm afraid that not enough of them believed in free-market capitalism and limited government."
  • TRENDING: Facing backlash, DeMint has message for GOP

    09/15/2010 12:58:15 PM PDT · by pissant · 59 replies
    CNN ^ | 9/15/10 | Dana Bash
    Washington (CNN) - Republican Senator Jim DeMint conceded to CNN that he is trying to send a message to the GOP establishment by backing conservative candidates like Christine O'Donnell in Delaware, but rejects concerns that his moves could rob the GOP of the Senate majority. "The GOP establishment is out," DeMint said in an interview in his Senate office, "what we're going to do is help the American people take back their government, and I hope the Republican Party will be the party that carries that banner." DeMint was an early supporter of O'Donnell, a candidate many Republicans did not...
  • DeMint's PAC Looks to Raise $174K for O'Donnell "By Next Week"

    09/14/2010 10:33:10 PM PDT · by Smokeyblue · 47 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Sept. 15 | John McCormack
    A National Republican Senatorial Committee tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD in an email it's very unlikely that national Republican party organizations will be spending money on Christine O'Donnell's Senate bid in Delaware: SNIP Matt Hoskins, a spokesman for Senator Jim DeMint's Senate Conservatives Fund, writes in an email to TWS that the Senate Conservatives Fund is rising to the challenge: The party's coordinated spending limit for a Senate nominee in Delaware is $87,000. The RNC and the NRSC each have that limit so it is double that amount. $174,000 total. Since the party is saying they will cut her off, this...
  • Save Us From Rand Paul!

    08/29/2010 11:54:27 PM PDT · by Christian_Capitalist · 9 replies
    Wall Street Pit: Global Market Insight ^ | August 23, 2010 | William L. Anderson
    In the recent article entitled, “America’s Ruling Class,” author Angelo M. Codevilla writes that the ruling elite of this country... ...whether formally in government, out of it, or halfway, America’s ruling class speaks the language and has the tastes, habits, and tools of bureaucrats. It rules uneasily over the majority of Americans not oriented to government. In other words, the god of those who use state power to push the rest of us into line is, well, the state, and anyone who might say anything against this god should be banished, if not from America, at least from Congress. So,...
  • BREAKING: SCF Endorses Dino Rossi in Washington

    07/30/2010 8:46:22 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 9 replies · 2+ views
    SCF ^ | 7-30-10 | Jim Demint
    Dino Rossi is also pro-life, pro-marriage, and pro-Second Amendment. He opposes government bailouts, wasteful earmarks, and amnesty for illegal immigrants. Dino Rossi will fight to preserve individual liberty by supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States. Dino is not a career politician. He's a businessman with a young family who has decided that he has to do something to save his country. Dino came to meet with me several weeks ago and told me he only wanted to run for the Senate if Republicans were going to be serious about shrinking the size of our government. This is...
  • A Senate Candidate Launches a Jihad Against Jim DeMint (shortened)

    06/21/2010 6:57:08 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies · 1+ views ^ | June 20, 2010 | Erick Erickson
    A few days ago, former Utah Senate candidate Cherilyn Eager, the woman who claimed Tim Bridgewater offered to pay off her campaign debt in exchange for her endorsement then denied that was a bribe before - you know - endorsing Bridgewater, came onto RedState and attacked Jim DeMint. Eager claims that Jim DeMint and Mike Lee are both affiliated with some energy company I’ve never heard of and DeMint denies it. Best I can tell, the attack is as crazy as Cherilyn Eager is. However, concurrent to Eager attacking Jim DeMint on RedState, Tim Bridgewater’s campaign has been using the...
  • In picking conservative underdogs, DeMint affects campaigns nationwide

    05/17/2010 12:09:23 PM PDT · by FTJM · 35 replies · 675+ views
    McClatchy via Miami Herald ^ | May 17, 2010 | JAMES ROSEN
    When voters go to the polls Tuesday for U.S. Senate primary elections in Kentucky and Pennsylvania, they'll write a new act in the ongoing shake-up of the Republican political establishment that's being led by conservative freshman Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina. In Kentucky, GOP voters will choose between Trey Grayson - the handpicked choice of the state's most powerful Republican, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell - and DeMint-backed Rand Paul, son of Texas Rep. Ron Paul. In Pennsylvania, Democrats will select Rep. Joe Sestak or incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter, who bolted the Republican Party last year after DeMint became...
  • GOP finds loophole in reconciliation ploy [Death of a thousand amendments to ObamaCare]

    02/03/2010 9:11:13 AM PST · by Nachum · 86 replies · 5,837+ views
    The Hill ^ | 2/3/10 | Alexander Bolton
    As it turns out, Senate Democrats may not be able to force healthcare legislation through the chamber on a simple majority vote. Republicans say they have found a loophole in the budget reconciliation process that could allow them to offer an indefinite number of amendments. Though it has never been done, Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) says he’s prepared to test the Senate’s stamina to block the Democrats from using the process to expedite changes to the healthcare bill.
  • Senate Conservatives Fund (Jim DeMint PAC)

    01/21/2010 1:20:42 AM PST · by Daisyjane69 · 18 replies · 815+ views
    interview with Mark Levin ^ | unknown | Jim DeMint
    SCF is a political action committee dedicated to electing strong conservatives to the United States Senate. We do not support liberal Republicans and we are not affiliated with the Republican Party or any of its campaign committees. SCF seeks to bring bold conservative leadership to Washington by supporting only the most rock-solid, conservative candidates nationwide -- candidates who believe in the principles of limited government, strong national defense, and traditional family values.
  • Expert Warns Obama To Avoid Islamic Finance

    11/05/2008 3:26:11 PM PST · by LSUfan · 10 replies · 1,722+ views
    Newsmax ^ | November 5, 2008 | Dave Eberhart
    Frank Gaffney of the Center for Security Policy warns that the president-elect should avoid financing his great society with tainted Islamic-correct petro dollars, saying their strings might be attached inextricably to the nation’s worst extremist enemies. With Barack Obama’s victory Tuesday sucking the oxygen from the air, few are focusing on Thursday, the day the U.S. Treasury Department will embrace the so-called “Shariah-Compliant Finance” or SCF.