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The RNC Wants Partial Credit for Chris Christie's Re-Election
Atlantic Wire ^ | 11/5/13 | ABBY OHLHEISER

Posted on 11/06/2013 9:29:02 AM PST by jimbo123

Shortly after the polls closed at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, the AP and other media outlets easily called the New Jersey governor's race for Republican incumbent Chris Christie, based on exit polls. He defeated Sen. Barbara Buono, a Democrat, by taking a third of the Democratic votes in the state, and two-thirds of independents. The win for the GOP in New Jersey will likely be in contrast to the expected results of a handful of other big races this Tuesday, including the New York City Mayor's race, and the Virginia governor's race.

That could be, in part, why the national RNC quickly made sure to mention its support for Christie's campaign in a congratulatory statement from chairman Reince Priebus:

In this race Governor Christie earned significant support among minority voters. That’s a testament to the success of his results-oriented leadership and an inclusive campaign. During this race, the RNC worked alongside the Christie campaign to engage early and often with Hispanic, African American and Asian voters.

(Excerpt) Read more at theatlanticwire.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amnesty; defundkarlrove; defundthernc; gope; karlrove; reincepriebus; rnc; tokyorove

1 posted on 11/06/2013 9:29:02 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: All

RNC Statement on Gov. Christie’s Re-Election Victory

Posted November 5, 2013

WASHINGTON – Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus released the following statement on Governor Christie’s re-election:

“Congratulations to Governor Christie on his impressive re-election victory tonight,” said Chairman Priebus. “During his first term, the governor proved that Republican principles get results—even in a state the pundits like to call a ‘blue state.’ He brought fiscal responsibility to Trenton, and he brought tax relief to families. He put students before special interests, and in everything he stayed true to his word.

“In this race Governor Christie earned significant support among minority voters. That’s a testament to the success of his results-oriented leadership and an inclusive campaign. During this race, the RNC worked alongside the Christie campaign to engage early and often with Hispanic, African American and Asian voters.

“Governor Christie ran an excellent race, but more importantly, he’s been a successful governor. New Jersey residents know he’s a man they can trust, and I’m confident he will continue to deliver results for the Garden State in his second term.”
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2 posted on 11/06/2013 9:29:44 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

When the RNC calls for money, tell them no, that if Christy is the kind of candidate that they support as opposed to Cuccinelli, you will send your donations directly to specific candidates.


3 posted on 11/06/2013 9:31:07 AM PST by Eva
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To: jimbo123
RE :”During this race, the RNC worked alongside the Christie campaign to engage early and often with Hispanic, African American and Asian voters.”

translation :”send us more $$$”

4 posted on 11/06/2013 9:31:20 AM PST by sickoflibs (To GOP : Any path to US Citizenship IS putting them ahead in line. Stop lying about your position)
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To: jimbo123

“Hey look at us, at least we didn’t screw that up!”

I place much much less importance on Christy’s win as far as being a masterfully-executed whatever. He has a certain Jerseyish personal appeal that IMO was going to overcome the NJ-Blue tendency.


5 posted on 11/06/2013 9:32:23 AM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: jimbo123

They gave no help in Virginia, they deserve only disdain.
Oh, and if one FRer says “we must support Christie for the GOP nomination, because he is the only guy who will win by beating Hilliary”.....my Sicilian heritage will come to the surface.

(That’s why we had McCain and Romney)


6 posted on 11/06/2013 9:32:30 AM PST by svcw (Not 'hope and change' but 'dopes in chains')
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To: jimbo123

So. The RNC wants some credit for helping to re-elect a loudmouthed, fat-assed blowhard who damned near French Kissed Obama during the Sandy Aftermath and helped him get re-elected. Just effing ducky....

Way to go RNC.....


7 posted on 11/06/2013 9:33:25 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: jimbo123
What's an RNC?
8 posted on 11/06/2013 9:33:31 AM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: All

9 posted on 11/06/2013 9:34:29 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Caption:

D@mn boy, you got a fatter @ss than MooseChelle....


10 posted on 11/06/2013 9:36:31 AM PST by nascarnation
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To: svcw

Bump


11 posted on 11/06/2013 9:36:47 AM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: jimbo123

For me, they get partial credit for Christie’s re-election. They also get partial credit for Cucinelli’s defeat. Both are negatives in my mind.


12 posted on 11/06/2013 9:38:57 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: svcw

NJ votes in the exit polls said that if it’s Hillary against Christie in 2016, they’ll vote for Hillary. So again, the GOP will foist a “moderate” loser on the party who can’t even win his own state. Still, they expect conservatives to vote for Rove’s choice. Been there, done that, and won’t do it again.


13 posted on 11/06/2013 9:40:35 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: 5thGenTexan
Exactly correct.

RNC did NOTHING to help Cucinelli ..

The DNC did nothing to defeat Christie.

14 posted on 11/06/2013 9:42:38 AM PST by Tugo (POTUS = Marxist)
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To: Jane Long

Another group that helps elect big government Socialists.


15 posted on 11/06/2013 9:43:17 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Eva
When the RNC calls for money, tell them no, that if Christy is the kind of candidate that they support as opposed to Cuccinelli, you will send your donations directly to specific candidates.

Been doing that for years, but thanks for the reminder. When they send mountains of donation requests to me, I'll remind them why I haven't been a RNC member for well over a decade...

16 posted on 11/06/2013 9:44:34 AM PST by nutmeg (ObamaCare: Yet another disaster brought to you by the democRATic party)
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To: jimbo123

Then he won’t mind blame for Ken’s loss......


17 posted on 11/06/2013 9:45:25 AM PST by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: nutmeg

Every time I get an envelope from the RNC it goes back with a Tea Bag
in it NO MORE MONEY FROM ME! Rove can kis my behind!!!


18 posted on 11/06/2013 9:47:04 AM PST by Kit cat (OBummer must go)
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To: jimbo123
The RNC Wants Partial Credit for Chris Christie's Re-Election

And they can have it, but they also have to take three times the credit for Cucinelli's loss.

19 posted on 11/06/2013 9:47:45 AM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Gaffer

Yeah, no thanks. He won because he’s become a Democrat.


20 posted on 11/06/2013 9:50:44 AM PST by sarasota
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To: jimbo123

My wife and I will NOT be voting for Zero’s boyfriend in 2016.


21 posted on 11/06/2013 9:52:05 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: jimbo123

Defund and ignore both of them IMO.


22 posted on 11/06/2013 9:52:58 AM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Eva
Fatso refused calls from Cucinelli to come to VA and campaign with him.

He's got no shot at the POTUS nomination based on that alone.

23 posted on 11/06/2013 9:54:42 AM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: jimbo123

they should get it. The democrats did not want to run against him. why would they? He works for their interests. The RNC is all about this kind of action. I give them credit.

I hope the RNC gets credit for Cuccinnelli’s loss. It’s theirs.


24 posted on 11/06/2013 9:56:53 AM PST by stanne
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To: jimbo123

OK they get half credit, the DNC gets the other half


25 posted on 11/06/2013 9:57:17 AM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: jimbo123
Fu*k the GOP-e,... and I have been a Republican all my life and have even run for office under their banner. They'll never get another dime from me and none of their endorsed candidates will get my vote either unless they are genuine conservatives.

I've had it with these political whores.

26 posted on 11/06/2013 9:58:44 AM PST by Gritty (Progressives see themselves as saints, opponents as Satanists; that justifies anything-D. Horowitz)
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To: jimbo123

Does the RNC really think anything will left of Krispy, if nominated for the GOP ticket, when the media is done with him? Apparently he has no shortage of skeletons in his closet. This guy is both literally and figuratively a FAT target. He won’t even win his home state. The RNC has to know this and I can only surmise they have no interest in winning back the presidency.


27 posted on 11/06/2013 9:59:09 AM PST by BlueStateRightist
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To: Eva

“When the RNC calls for money, tell them no, that if Christy is the kind of candidate that they support as opposed to Cuccinelli, you will send your donations directly to specific candidates.”

I have told them a lot more than that this morning! Idiots must run the RNC. They could have helped Cuccinelli a lot more and won that race except for the fact they don’t want to be associated with the Tea Party!

If they don’t want to associate with me (Tea Party) I won’t bother associating my money with them either. And I sure as hell won’t be busting my *ss getting out the vote for them. Let’s see the elitist do grass roots organizing. Normal everyday working people hate the elitist RNC and their chosen candidates.

But, look who John McCain called in to save his *ss when he was running for reelection, Sarah Palin! I doubt they have figured out the obvious though.

IMO, the RNC would rather have Democrats win than have the Tea Party win. They proved that last night in Virginia!


28 posted on 11/06/2013 10:00:38 AM PST by kcvl
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To: svcw

I share that heritage AND I live in NJ. I’m not going to say it, but that’s exactly what you’re likely to get.


29 posted on 11/06/2013 10:06:18 AM PST by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: jimbo123

The RNC already earned partial credit for Terry McAuliffe’s election victory in Virginia, now they are trying to horn in on Christie’s win.


30 posted on 11/06/2013 10:12:53 AM PST by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: jimbo123

Just shows how sick the GOP has become. Christie’s election as a Republican is a disgrace.


31 posted on 11/06/2013 10:14:36 AM PST by mulligan
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To: kcvl

Republicans in my county in WA, have backed the development of a coal terminal that is being push by Obama and the unions, against the well-being of the county and the state. The coal terminal will only provide 40 or so direct jobs and lots and lots of negative impacts, but the Republicans jumped on the union bandwagon and paid the price for it in the election, today.

Every single Republican candidate lost because of the coal terminal. They committed political suicide to support union jobs despite the overwhelming opposition of the voters. It was nuts.

The county council has the final say on the coal terminal, so its done now. There is no way that the project will be approved. They may as well pack up and go home.


32 posted on 11/06/2013 10:15:19 AM PST by Eva
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To: Eva

Been telling them that for years!! None of my money supported Cornyn, Hatch, or any of the RINO senators or House members.


33 posted on 11/06/2013 10:38:37 AM PST by jch10 (Shouting from the rooftop, "OBAMA LIED!!")
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To: Kit cat
Every time I get an envelope from the RNC it goes back with a Tea Bag in it NO MORE MONEY FROM ME! Rove can kis my behind!!!

Amen! I haven't given $$ to the RNC in well over a decade. We just send $$ to individual candidates across the country. Money MUCH better spent, IMO.

LOVE the tea bag idea! I'm going to do the same. :-)

Actually, I can't remember when I last got a piece of mail from the RNC. I think maybe they finally gave up on me, lol...

34 posted on 11/06/2013 10:47:28 AM PST by nutmeg (ObamaCare: Yet another disaster brought to you by the democRATic party)
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To: jimbo123

The RNC can take all the credit, and all of the bills. They can dress Christie up like the Pillsbury doughboy, and bounce him out come the 2015 primaries. I don’t expect better sense from them.


35 posted on 11/06/2013 10:54:45 AM PST by pallis
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To: kcvl

I agree, they proved that in VA.

I am thinking that we need a PAC to funnel donations to conservative candidates. I used to donate to the Congressional fund when it was headed by DeMint, but I have not donated since he left office.

We need a PAC that will vet candidates, both Republicans and Libertarians on the issues and where their money comes from. The PAC cannot have the TeaParty in the title. It would be good if the issues statement for the PAC could specify a constitutional approach to social issues, to prevent candidates from being side tracked on religion. Religion is a constitutional issue.


36 posted on 11/06/2013 10:55:03 AM PST by Eva
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To: Eva

if it donates to Libertarians, I would never consider it.

Better yet, people should simply donate to the candidates they support.


37 posted on 11/06/2013 10:58:57 AM PST by GeronL
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To: jimbo123

If old cardiac infarction Chrispy Chreme ran with Sarah as VP nominee, we’d have a great chance of getting the first woman president.


38 posted on 11/06/2013 11:00:29 AM PST by informavoracious (Root for Obamacare and healthcare.gov failure!)
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To: jimbo123

All the more reason to defund the GOP.


39 posted on 11/06/2013 11:02:06 AM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: GeronL

No, it would be a Republican PAC and any quasi Libertarian would have to fully support a list of conservative positions to win financing.

I mentioned vetting Libertarians because the Libertarians are attempting to take over the Republican Party and a lot of young Libertarians are fooled by the ringers that are Liberals in disguise. I have actually been told by young Libertarians that they are closers to Democrats than Republicans because they take a Liberal approach to social issues. They don’t see the difference between a Liberal, big government approach and a live and let live approach that would be more Libertarian.


40 posted on 11/06/2013 11:03:04 AM PST by Eva
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To: Eva

Democrats and Libertopians are natural allies


41 posted on 11/06/2013 11:22:42 AM PST by GeronL
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To: jimbo123

The Rhino National Committee comes through once again.

I’ve posted this a number of times and do so again inasmuch as THIS is a constantly recurring problem and some may not grasp how widespread it is.

If you want to know why I’ve cautioned my many friends to NOT SEND THE RNC A NICKLE, READ ON.

Over the years – when, to steal a line from Billy Joel, I wore a younger man’s clothes – I was involved with several pretty solid conservative candidates for Congress. One was a Democrat (Lawrence Patton McDonald) – because that was the only way he could win in that district. Those old-timers who know Larry’s record will tell you that he was a solid an anti-communist America Firster and more Republican than the Pubbies in nearby districts at the time. (His mother’s cousin was General George Patton from whom he got the middle name – and his incredible resolve and love of this country.) How ironic that he, like General Patton, was also assassinated by the communists they both despised.

Those other candidates ran as Republicans. Because I was a rabid Bircher back then (still am philosophically!), those candidates had to pass my rigid litmus test or I went looking for someone who did. For that reason, I hooked up with what the TRADITIONAL country club Pubbie establishment types believed were too radical for their refined tastes.

As those campaigns began to unfold and it became clear to the country clubbers that these guys 1) had a shot and 2) were pretty independent thinkers who would be hard to keep on the reservation once they got sworn in, the local Pubbies communicated that information to the Republican National HQ types who rather quickly sent in campaign “professionals” ostensibly to lock up the impending victory.

Instead, in nearly every case to which I was privy, these “professionals” proceeded to TORPEDO our guy’s campaign in subtle but effective ways.

From that experience I can tell you that the Pubbies at the HQ in D.C. would rather have a Democrat win a given district than have a pubbie up there who would embarrass them by refusing to follow the party line.

If YOU become involved in campaigns for solidly conservative, America and Constitution loving, hard-nosed, independent thinking candidates in 2014 and beyond – and I pray many of you do — please DO NOT trust any of those folks from GOP HQ in Washington. If they want to send you no-strings cash for your campaign, take it. If, however, they “suggest” sending in one of their “professionals,” tell them to fuggetaboutit.

They ARE WHO GOT US INTO THIS MESS AND THEY ARE NOT YOUR FRIENDS!!!!

“The common and continual mischief of the spirit of Party is
sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise people to
discourage and restrain it.” G. Washington

(BTW, My genealogical research informs me that my 5th great-grandfather, one John Carpenter, was one of George Washington’s Virginia neighbors and fought with GW in the French and Indian War and the Revolution. Prior to that, John traveled with GW during his survey of the Northwest Territories.)

Dick Bachert
Norcross, Georgia


42 posted on 11/06/2013 12:08:35 PM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: GeronL

You’re right the Libertarians do seem to be closer to the Democrats than the conservatives, but that doesn’t make sense to me. I thought that Libertarians were small government, live and let live, free of government regulations.


43 posted on 11/06/2013 12:25:14 PM PST by Eva
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To: Eva

The Libertopians are a lot more interested in drugs and perverted sex than small government. See: Colorado and Kalpornia as examples


44 posted on 11/06/2013 12:33:20 PM PST by GeronL
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To: jimbo123

Why? They bailed on him over a month ago.


45 posted on 11/06/2013 1:24:04 PM PST by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: jimbo123

Fat boy is an f’n DemocRat!


46 posted on 11/06/2013 3:00:33 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: jimbo123

The Democrats put out a sacrificial lamb. The RNC didn’t have to do a damn thing.


47 posted on 11/06/2013 3:01:40 PM PST by dfwgator
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