Tea-Party Activists Complicate Republican Comeback Strategy
Wall Street Journal--While polls throughout the nation have shown that Republicans have an excellent change to make dramatic gains in the 2010 elections, a conflict has arisen in some states between party regulars and conservative grassroots activists. In New York, Florida, Illinois, and New Hampshire, the GOP is trying hard to elect establishment Republicans instead movement conservatives and Tea Party populists.
Scozzafava Might Switch to the Democratic Party After the Election
Weekly Standard --While GOP leaders are supporting liberal Dede Scozzafava solely because she has an "R" after her name, there are some indications she might switch to the Democratic Party after the election. When asked if Scozzafava would commit to running in a Republican primary in 2010, her campaign spokesman dodged the question. "Dede is focused on the election that is November 3."
On Newt Gingrich's Endorsement of Scozzafava
RedState.com --Erick Erickson writes, "The conservative movement has made NY-23 a Hill to Die On. Here, in New York of all places, the conservative movement will tell the GOP that it will either win with conservatives or lose without them. Conservatives across the spectrum of conservatism have told the GOP it is time to turn back to limited government and will fight the GOP for supporting a woman who embraces large government and destructive social policies.
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