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Conservatives have their eye on Ben Sasse

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

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U.S. Senator-elect Ben Sasse is already being talked up as a future Republican leader and possible presidential contender one day.

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GOP to test get-out-the-vote machine during partisan primaries

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle |Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Turnout may be sparse in today’s partisan primary elections, but the numbers will be more than enough to test the GOP’s new-and-improved get-out-the-vote machine, say Republican Party of Wisconsin officials.

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Santorum stumps for conservatism in Pennsylvania

By   /  April 7, 2014  /  News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

THINKING IT OVER: Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum is still considering a 2016 presidential bid after losing out to Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination in 2012.

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum took the stage at this past weekend’s Pennsylvania Leadership Conference to cheers, whistles and applause, and he didn’t disappoint the friendly crowd with a message that challenged Obama, touched upon the importance of family and included stories from his 2012 presidential run.

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Conventional wisdom: Howie Lind says he’s poised to beat Ed Gillespie

By   /  January 17, 2014  /  Virginia, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

READY TO BATTLE: U.S. Senate hopeful Howie Lind says nominating conventions are the best way for Republicans to select a conservative nominee.

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – National Republicans figure Ed Gillespie can give Democratic Sen. Mark Warner a run for his money this November.
But, first, the former Republican National Committee chairman must win the Virginia GOP nominating convention on June 7. And rival Howie Lind says the gathering in Roanoke will be […]

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We’re No. 49! New Mexico falters badly in best-run state survey

By   /  November 26, 2013  /  California, Illinois, New Mexico  /  No Comments

NEXT TO LAST: New Mexico finishes 49th in a survey by 24/7 Wall St. of the best and worst-run states in the nation.

By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
Another national study, another dismal finish for New Mexico.
This time, it’s from the financial news and commentary website 24/7 Wall St., which released its annual survey of the best and worst-run states in the country, and put New Mexico in 49th place.
“The state was among the worst 10 nationwide for […]

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We’re No. 49! New Mexico falters badly in survey of best-run states

By   /  November 25, 2013  /  New Mexico, New Mexico Watchdog, WatchBlog  /  2 Comments

By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
Another national study, another dismal finish for New Mexico.
This time, it’s from the financial news and commentary website 24/7 Wall St., which released its annual survey of the best and worst-run states in the country, and put New Mexico in 49th place.
“The state was among the worst 10 nationwide […]

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