By: Russell Dye Ron Paul has endorsed Paul Broun for Georgia’s 2014 U.S. Senate race. If that turned your head, you are not alone. Should Georgians be excited for such an endorsement from a high-powered political actor such as Paul? Will this endorsement impact the Georgia Senate race in 2014? Broun surely hopes so. His opponents do not. Broun and [...]
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By: Greyson Clark April 27th saw the culmination of a month-long political battle of words. More importantly, the day also marked the successful execution of a plan devised by four students at a Wilcox County high school. Wilcox County, located in southern Georgia, has a high school with two proms. One prom is for white students. One prom is for [...]
By: Charlie Spalding The race to replace the retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss is beginning to take shape, particularly on the Republican side. Two candidates have already declared their intention to run in the Republican primary, precipitating a domino effect across the state’s congressional districts. Nate Silver assesses the race to be “Likely Republican,” yet potential candidates also continue to be [...]
By: Chris Neill Rep. Paul Broun’s status as the only candidate to have formally entered the 2014 Senate race came to an end with Rep. Phil Gingrey’s official announcement. But while others have spent time contemplating whether or not to put their names in the hat, Broun has hit the campaign trail hard. He gave a number of speeches and [...]
By: Nathan Williams Republicans from across the country gathered March 13-16 in National Harbor, Maryland for the 40th Annual Conservative Political Action Conference. Unlike the conference in 2012 where the focus was ousting President Barack Obama from office, this year’s theme reflected a party in pursuit of recalibration. The conference featured professional panelists who debated splintering issues like abortion rights, [...]
By: Quinn Rogness The votes are in, and the 2013 CPAC straw poll winner is Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Paul’s victory over other Republican favorites such as Marco Rubio, Rick Santorum, and Chris Christie comes just over a week after his 13-hour-long filibuster in opposition to the nomination of John Brennan as director of the CIA. The junior senator from [...]
By: Gautam Narula Ron Paul is no stranger to a presidential campaign. He ran for president as a Libertarian in 1988 and a Republican in 2008 and 2012. In 1988, he received less than .5 percent of the vote. In 2008, in the Republican primary, his numbers hovered in the 4-5 percent range. However, in 2012, his campaign ignited. He [...]
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By Ronnie Kurtz Wow. On the day of the Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri caucuses, I, long resigned to the fact that Mitt Romney will be the eventual nominee, ignored these contests as trivial exercises and steered my television away from CNN. That apathy quickly dissipated when the most overt of my conservative friends came in smiling like he had just [...]