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  • DeMint Calls for Adherence to Conservative Principles (DeMint says no to more Specters, Crists)

    09/19/2010 5:17:49 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 64 replies
    Roll Call via CQ ^ | 2010-09-19 | Melanie Starkey
    Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), who has bucked the establishment to support tea party candidates, said Sunday that his party is “dead” if it wins a majority this fall and doesn’t stick to conservative principles. Republicans held majorities in both chambers, and George W. Bush was in the White House when DeMint moved from the House to the Senate in 2005. But he said the party didn’t live up to its promises. “Republicans didn’t do what we said we were going to do,” he said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “We spent too much, we borrowed too much. And...
  • LIVE THREAD: RINO Juan McCain vs. J.D. Hayworth, Tea Party (Ariz. US Senate GOP Primary 08/24/2010)

    08/23/2010 6:36:57 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 267 replies
    FR | 2010-08-24
    Results TBD 08/24/2010 Late PM PDT/MST.
  • 'Tea party' groups plan Arizona rally against illegal immigration (Sharron Angle to rally for J.D.)

    08/10/2010 7:31:17 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 53 replies · 3+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 2010-08-11 | Sandhya Somashekhar
    "Tea party" groups are planning a large rally on Sunday in Arizona, near the Mexican border, to support both the state's hard-line stance on illegal immigration and the political campaign of the local talk show host who is challenging Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). Candidate J.D. Hayworth, a former congressman turned conservative radio commentator, is one of dozens of scheduled speakers for the morning rally on a remote ranch about 100 miles south of Tucson. Others include Sharron Angle, the Republican challenging Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid (D-Nev.), and Sue Krentz, the wife of a rancher killed near the rally...
  • Arizona Tea Party Groups Stand Together to Endorse JD Hayworth

    08/02/2010 5:15:07 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 94 replies · 123+ views
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pam Stevenson, Arizona State Tea Party Coordinator teatime@luckymail.com Arizona Tea Party Groups Stand Together to Endorse JD Hayworth Phoenix, AZ (AUGUST 2) - A coalition of Arizona state-wide, Tea Party and like-minded Conservative groups came together today, to announce they are all endorsing JD Hayworth to be the next United States Senator from Arizona. Lee Earle, member of the conservative, AZ2010 Project group stated, "J.D. has listened to more Arizona citizens than any other candidate." Arizona's state Tea Party Patriots coordinator, Pam Stevenson stated, "There is no question of J.D.'s conservative values. The American Conservative Union...
  • McCain Dumps $10 Million On Primary (PANICKING, DESPERATE RINO ALERT)

    07/23/2010 4:04:26 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 148 replies · 2+ views
    National Journal ^ | 2010-07-23 | Sean Sullivan
    Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) spent more than $10M on his primary battle against ex-Rep. J.D. Hayworth (R), according to his 2ndQ campaign finance report, leaving him with a much narrower financial advantage in the GOP primary than he once enjoyed. McCain has spent a total of $15.7M this cycle, according to FEC reports, and he has just $1.78M left to spend before the Aug. 24 GOP primary. Hayworth had $922K in the bank, his reports showed. "Senator McCain takes every campaign seriously, and this race is no exception. Senator McCain is proud of the statewide support he's received from Arizonans,...
  • McCain: From Respecting Obama to Disrespecting Conservatives

    07/19/2010 7:11:07 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 30 replies · 4+ views
    McCain and Hayworth faced off in two debates over the weekend. On July 17, 2010 in Tucson, Arizona a debate hosted by KUAT PBS-6 was intended to be a debate on the issues facing Arizona. But at every opportunity, McCain threw out personal attacks on J.D., including calling him a "pig." This is a far different McCain than the one who debated and campaigned against Obama - and a far cry from what you would expect from a statesman. The reality is, McCain has been attacking J.D. with negative advertisements since before J.D. even entered the race. McCain has spent...
  • McCain, Hayworth, Deakin to face off in debate on Friday (total of three debates scheduled)

    07/12/2010 8:11:32 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 50 replies
    azfamily.com ^ | 2010-07-12 | Natalie Rivers
    PHOENIX -- On Friday, July 16, Sen. John McCain, former U.S. Congressman J.D. Hayworth and conservative hopeful Jim Deakin will face off. The three candidates are vying for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by McCain. The debate will take place at KTVK-3TV Studios in Phoenix at 7 p.m and will be simulcast on KTTU in Tucson and azfamily.com. Azfamily.com will also host another live forum giving viewers the opportunity to share their comments and thoughts on the debate in real time as the debate is going on. Another debate is scheduled for July 21 in...
  • McCain breaks away as critical support eludes Hayworth

    07/05/2010 11:37:17 PM PDT · by tlb · 321 replies · 5+ views
    Arizona Capitol Times ^ | July 2, 2010 | Jeremy Duda
    First, it was Sarah Palin. Then it was Arizona Right to Life and the National Rifle Association. Most recently, the revered National Review gave its imprimatur to McCain. When Hayworth entered the race in January, McCain was at his most vulnerable point in decades. Polling showed McCain had a lead within the margin of error and was struggling to redefine himself as a Republican loyalist. But polls now show McCain with a solid lead. Baker said the McCain campaign may have engineered a sort of domino effect: Each endorsement shows the next group that backing McCain is a safer bet...
  • Az. Sen. John McCain supports immigration reform that would deport illegal immigrants (FLIP FLOP!)

    07/06/2010 3:04:49 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 69 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | 2010-07-06 | Aliyah Shahid
    Arizona Sen. John McCain has a message for illegal residents of his state: Go back where you came from. McCain, who has been veering right to try and win his Republican Senate primary against conservative former Rep. J.D. Hayworth, said on Tuesday that he supports immigration reform that would deport those living in the country illegally. "No amnesty. Many of them need to be sent back," McCain said during an interview on KQTH-FM in Tucson, Ariz. when describing how he would deal with illegal U.S. residents. McCain said he supported reform that would create a guest worker program, but was...
  • AZ-Sen. 2010: McCain to hold town hall meetings this weekend (as he refuses to debate J.D.)

    05/14/2010 8:22:14 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 42 replies · 924+ views
    AP ^ | 2010-05-14
    PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Sen. John McCain is holding town hall meetings in the West Valley this weekend. The first town hall will be at the Goodyear Justice Center at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The second will be at Sun City West at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Senator McCain: 'Arizona Is Under Siege' (McCain blames himself, Ronald Reagan)

    05/13/2010 11:05:10 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 95 replies · 3,041+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2010-05-13
    (snip) MCCAIN: Look, Arizona is under siege in many respects. We have broken borders. We have people flooding across. We have drug cartels inflicting incredible damage. We have — Phoenix, Arizona is the kidnapping capital of the world, second only to Mexico City. And the legislature and the governor acted out of frustration because the federal government will not fulfill its responsibilities. I have said for years we have to secure the borders. We have to get the National Guard down there. We have to build a fence which I've said for years. We have to use surveillance and we...
  • The tea party's least favorite Republicans (McCain tops the list)

    03/13/2010 4:42:27 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 98 replies · 2,409+ views
    Politico ^ | 2010-03-13 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    The tea party movement exploded onto the political scene in 2009 as a backlash to the agenda pushed by President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats, but a little more than a year later, a POLITICO survey found tea party activists unhappy with many of the biggest names in the Republican Party. And that could complicate GOP plans to harness the energy of the tea parties as they head into the November midterm elections with hopes of rearranging the balance of power in Washington. In a survey of more than three dozen grass-roots tea party leaders from 29 states, the party’s...
  • AZ-Sen. 2010: Armey: Hayworth had 'undistinguished' House career (Dick Armey attacks J.D. Hayworth)

    02/07/2010 4:55:57 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 55 replies · 1,255+ views
    The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Ariz. | 2010-02-03 | Dan Nowicki
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  • AZ-Sen. 2010: Challenger: McCain an Obama 'enabler' (J.D. Hayworth attacks McCain) (GO J.D. GO!!!)

    01/25/2010 12:21:47 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 143 replies · 4,459+ views
    Presidential nominee in 2008 faces GOP primary fight. BY JOSEPH WEBER Former Rep. J.D. Hayworth, Arizona Republican, said in an interview Monday that his planned primary challenge to Sen. John McCain will portray the four-term incumbent as a not-so-conservative Republican who has "enabled" President Obama and his failed economic and security policies. "I'm giving Arizona Republicans a clear choice between a consistent, common-sense conservative . . . or someone who describes himself as a maverick but is a moderate," the outspoken Mr. Hayworth told The Washington Times' "America's Morning News" radio show. Mr. Hayworth, 51, quit his job Friday as...
  • AZ-Sen. 2010: Hayworth 'may' be ready to test Senate waters (draws closer to run against McCain)

    12/31/2009 7:37:45 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 75 replies · 3,864+ views
    The Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Ariz. | 2009-12-29
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  • Purge the RINOs and the RINO Apologists [repost]

    07/11/2009 11:57:57 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 37 replies · 734+ views
    FR ^ | 2009-04-28 | Natural Law
    Free RepublicBrowse · Search Pings · Mail News/ActivismTopics · Post Article Skip to comments.Purge the RINOs and the RINO Apologists 4/28/09 | Natural law Posted on 04/28/2009 7:57:14 PM PDT by Natural Law I am as sick to death of RINO apologists as I am the RINOs themselves. Too many real conservatives took a lot of flack here on FR during the last mid term and presidential election cycles for expecting Republicans to actually legislate like Republicans rather voting for every Obama-lite candidate with an “R” after their names who just might be electable. To too many, elections are...
  • John Mcain's Re-Election Campaign letter...

    06/30/2009 8:27:40 PM PDT · by The Bronze Titan · 59 replies · 2,443+ views
    John@JohnMcCain.com | June 29, 2009 | John McCain
    My Friend, As I travel around Arizona, I am always humbled by the dedicated men and women I meet in my home state. I am so honored to serve as one of Arizona's Senators and I want you to know that together, we have accomplished a great deal. We are taking positive steps toward economic reform and we are preparing for a vigorous debate on healthcare in the Senate. But there is still more to accomplish on issues like healthcare reform, national security and earmark reform and that is why I want to continue my service to our country as...
  • Healthcare letter from Sen. John McCain ["bi-partisan health care reform"]

    06/17/2009 7:15:43 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 17 replies · 894+ views
    Country First PAC via Norfolk (Va.) Examiner ^ | 2009-06-17 | U.S. Sen. John McCain, RINO-Arizona
    My Friends, Health care is a problem of growing importance across America. From kitchen tables, to state governments, to our government here in Washington, the growing cost of health care and the shortcomings of the current system are issues of extreme concern. With polls showing that a majority of Americans now support Congress enacting a major overhaul of the U.S. health care system, it is clear that we must begin working towards a bi-partisan solution to address the need for reform. In the coming weeks, Congress will begin the hard work of debating health care legislation that will provide all...
  • Minuteman founder Simcox to run against McCain [AZ 2010] [the end of McCain?]

    04/21/2009 11:51:46 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 193 replies · 8,110+ views
    The Arizona Capitol Times ^ | 2009-04-21 | Jim Small
    Sen. John McCain will face a challenge from the right in next year's Republican primary, as one of the country's most prominent border hawks will announce his candidacy for Arizona's Senate seat on April 22. Chris Simcox, who founded the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, will file campaign paperwork today to formalize his challenge of McCain, who has angered conservative Republicans for his stances on a variety of issues - most prominently, illegal immigration and border security. Simcox will represent a stark contrast in Republican ideology compared to that of McCain, said Eric Johnson, a senior advisor to Simcox and former...