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Tea Party will oppose more establishment GOP senators in 2012
Wall Street Journal -- Although Tea Party activists are working to defeat Democrats in November, there are already preliminary plans to run primary opponents in 2012 against those Republican senators who have supported big government, earmarks, TARP, and other federal bailouts. Those who will likely face opposition include Senators Olympia Snowe (ME), Orrin Hatch (UT), Bob Corker (TN), and Richard Lugar (IN).
"Life Counts" campaign targets 12 key congressional races
Americans United for Life (AUL) -- AUL Action is launching "Life Counts," a $600,000 grassroots online and radio ad campaign designed to hold politicians accountable for their support of taxpayer-funded abortion. "Life Counts" targets congressional candidates in 12 key battleground districts located in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, Arkansas, and Colorado. The target candidates are supporters of Obamacare--which created the largest expansion of abortion in our country's history.
Conservatives' work doesn't end on November 2; we'll need to grow after the election, too -- American Thinker
Are the winds of change blowing through the Bay State? -- American Spectator
Survey: Most Tea Partiers are socially conservative, and almost half identify with the religious right -- Hot Air
Republican "Pledge" fails to take into account the most important aspect of a healthy economy: the family -- Washington Examiner
Conservatives are forever on trial during network news coverage -- GOP USA
Times could be changing even in Rep. Charlie Rangel's New York district, and Michel Faulkner seems to fit the times -- Human Events
By endorsing 'Blue Dog' Democrats, the NRA is helping to preserve the Democrats' congressional majorities -- RedState.com
Rep. Paul Ryan remains committed to fiscal solvency, promises that he won't back down -- National Review Online
Joseph Sobran's unflinching conservative foreign policy is something to emulate -- American Conservative
The Constitution Still Matters -- Virginia Tea Party Convention, Oct. 8 & 9
Join top small government, constitutional conservatives, tea party leaders, activists, and personalities Herman Cain, Ginni Thomas, Governor Bob McDonnell, Congressman Ron Paul, Dick Morris, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinnelli, JennyBeth Martin, Congressman Steve King, Gary Aldrich, Craig Shirley, Chris Horner, Bishop E.W. Jackson, and tea partiers from around the country at the 2010 Virginia Tea Party Patriots Convention, October 8 & 9, the Richmond Convention Center. CHQ's own Mark Fitzgibbons will be speaking on the legal requirements for starting -- and fundraising for -- your own Tea Party. Click here to register.
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