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  • Barbara Boxer gets mixed up on CNN; GOP sends $1.8 million more to Carly Fiorina

    10/14/2010 5:00:29 PM PDT · by SmithL · 27 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 10/14/10 | Carolyn Lochhead, Chronicle Washington Bureau
    <p>California incumbent Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer spent some time today with CNN's Wolf Blitzer straightening out her arithmetic. Boxer is in a toss-up race with GOP challenger and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina.</p> <p>"I voted for over $2 trillion of tax cuts, the largest one was in the stimulus bill," Boxer said. Blitzer, confused, thought she meant $2 trillion in the stimulus, when she meant over her career.</p>
  • NRSC goes up for Toomey (Pennsylvania)

    10/13/2010 9:21:42 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 6 replies
    Politico ^ | 13 October 2010 | SHIRA TOEPLITZ
    Democrats have spent months pumping millions into the Pennsylvania airwaves, but Republicans are dropping into the state this week to support Senate nominee Pat Toomey. The National Republican Senatorial Committee announced its first ad of the cycle Wednesday on behalf of Toomey, who has been leading Democrat Joe Sestak in every public poll for months.
  • With $2 million boost from GOP, Carly Fiorina launches new TV ad (NRSC actually)

    10/06/2010 9:10:23 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 17 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 5 October 2010 | Mike Zapler
    With $2 million boost from GOP, Carly Fiorina launches new TV ad WASHINGTON -- Trailing Sen. Barbara Boxer in fundraising and in polls, Carly Fiorina's Senate campaign has received a $2 million boost from the national Republican Party and is using the money for a statewide TV ad blaming Boxer for the country's economic woes. The financial help comes at a critical time for Fiorina, the Republican former CEO of Hewlett-Packard. Recent polls show her trailing the Democratic senator by six to eight percentage points, after the two were locked in a dead heat for most of the summer. Boxer...
  • Did anyone see the new NRSC ad trying to ride on coattails of the Tea Party to solicit donations?

    10/03/2010 7:03:26 AM PDT · by Huber · 72 replies
    10/3/2010 | NRSC
    This is the epitome of hypocracy. The NRSC is one of the primary reasons why Tea Parties exist outside of the Republican Party. The NRSC has funneled millions of dollars from conservative contributors into the campaigns of characters like Lincoln, Chaffee, Arlen Specter, Lindsay Graham and our lovely senators from Maine. Gotta give 'em credit for chutzpah though!
  • McCain to give NRSC $1 million (Cornyn praises McCain)

    09/29/2010 4:12:49 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | 2010-09-29
    (CNN) - The National Republican Senatorial Committee blasted out an email to reporters Wednesday afternoon with the headline that Sen. John McCain has offered $1 million to the organization. The promise comes as the party committee is looking to pick up at least 10 seats in order to take back a majority in the Senate. NRSC Chairman Sen. John Cornyn praised McCain, saying, "It's very encouraging to see Sen. McCain step up and do this. Republicans have historically not done this like Democrats have, and that has been a real competitive advantage that they have had." (snip) McCain's resources are...
  • Tea Party: Republicans as Much to Blame as Dems

    09/26/2010 1:20:25 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 57 replies
    CBS News ^ | 2010-09-26 | Jimmy So
    Senate Candidates Rubio, Buck Say GOP Needs to be Held Accountable for Spending and Balanced Budget Promises. Marco Rubio, the Florida Republican Senate nominee aligned with the Tea Party movement, went on the offensive against the GOP on CBS' Face the Nation Sunday, saying that both the Republican and the Democratic parties are to blame for the country's problems. Rubio said that politics today is "full of people that think they can say or do anything, because once they get elected they think they'll raise so much money they can make you forget." Rubio took on Florida's popular incumbent Governor...
  • Rove Rage

    09/17/2010 5:24:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 136 replies · 1+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 17, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Election '10: An iconic pundit and strategist takes heat for his election night analysis of a Tea Party victory in Delaware. Can we now focus on those who are really leading America over the cliff? Karl Rove's political street cred is beyond dispute. He's the guru who, to the dismay of Democrats and liberals still clinging to their hanging chads, guided that cowboy from Texas, George W. Bush, to the White House — twice. When he speaks, people listen. On Fox News last Tuesday, Rove ran off a laundry list of everything that's wrong with Christine O'Donnell, the candidate backed...
  • As simple as 1, 2, 3 : How O’Donnell won in Delaware (Gov. Palin was the key)

    09/15/2010 6:18:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    CNN's AC360° ^ | September 15, 2010 | Tom Foreman, AC360° Correspondent
    There she was: Beaming, waving, jumping through interviews, and calling to her followers, “Come on, kids, let’s go join the Senate!” Well, not quite, but the jubilation from Christine O’Donnell and her followers Wednesday was somewhat like what one sees when a guy from the stands takes the half-time, half court shot and wins a million bucks. Political pundits have staggered around all day trying to explain the unexplainable; how a woman who seemed destined to be a perpetual also-ran, is now the Republican candidate for one of Delaware’s U.S. Senate seats. I think she did it through a simple...
  • Rush: Maybe Rove should have gotten this excited about Democrats

    09/15/2010 2:24:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 15, 2010 | Ed Morrissey
    “Let’s go balls to the wall for Christine O’Donnell,” Rush Limbaugh implored listeners on his show today, but Rush knows that his listeners are the choir to which he is preaching. It’s the party establishment and the center-right commentariat that needs to hear the message, and in that vein, Rush took on Karl Rove on today’s show. Rush demanded to know why Rove and other establishment figures want to make Christine O’Donnell’s character the issue, when it’s the character of the current administration and Democratic leadership in Congress that should get the focus. Instead of issuing self-fulfilling prophecies of doom,...
  • NRSC Chair Cornyn Commits to Backing O'Donnell

    09/15/2010 9:01:21 AM PDT · by SmartInsight · 43 replies
    Real Clear POlitics ^ | Sept. 15, 2010 | Tom Bevan
    Just released statement from John Cornyn, head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee: "Let there be no mistake: The National Republican Senatorial Committee - and I personally as the committee's chairman - strongly stand by all of our Republican nominees, including Christine O'Donnell in Delaware. "I reached out to Christine this morning, and as I have conveyed to all of our nominees, I offered her my personal congratulations and let her know that she has our support. This support includes a check for $42,000 - the maximum allowable donation that we have provided to all of our nominees - which...
  • NRSC Raised Money Using Christine O'Donnell's Name the Day Before Delaware Primary

    09/15/2010 8:28:48 AM PDT · by kristinn · 99 replies
    Wednesday, September 15, 2010 | Kristinn
    The day before the Delaware U.S. Senate primary, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) raised money using the name of the eventual winner, Christine O'Donnell.A search of Google News on Monday using the search term "Christine O'Donnell" returned a paid advertisement by the NRSC at the top of the search field soliciting donations. A click through on the ad's link went to the NRSC's donation page. This indicates that the NRSC purchased "Christine O'Donnell" from Google.I did not make a screen grab as it seemed more a curiousity than anything terribly newsworthy at the time. However, with the NRSC letting...
  • FREEP Sen. John Cornyn, the current Chair of the NRSC

    09/15/2010 7:36:59 AM PDT · by wizard61 · 47 replies
    Senator John Cornyn ^ | 09/15/2010 | NRSC
    Senator John Cornyn is the current Chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC). Please help the Senator learn to be more careful and respectful. The NRSC announcing they would not support O'Donnell was a PR disaster. Conservatives cannot afford to have leaders who are completely out of touch with reality.
  • Tea Party Express Responds to NRSC

    09/14/2010 9:06:45 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 220 replies
    09/14/2010 | Levi Russell-Tea Party Express
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2010 CONTACT: Levi Russell at (509) 979-6615 or via email at: The Tea Party Express issued the following statement in response to preliminary reports that the National Republican Senatorial Committee would not support their own nominee for U.S. Senate in Delaware: "The National Republican Senatorial Committee has reportedly said they will not support their own nominee for U.S. Senate in Delaware. This is a rash statement that hopefully they will reconsider once good judgment sets in. "The NRSC tried to meddle in the vote recount for liberal Republican Lisa Murkowski in Alaska. Now they...
  • NRSC, shame on you! Support Christine O’Donnell!

    09/15/2010 7:01:11 AM PDT · by Big Bureaucracy · 94 replies
    Big Bureaucracy ^ | September 15th, 2010 | Ellie Velinska
    The National Republican Senatorial Committee refused to fund the Tea Party darling in Delaware Christine O’Donnell, who kicked out of office the establishment Republican Castle in the state primary yesterday. This was the ugliest decision the Republican elite could have made. When folks donate to the NRSC they expect them to fight for every senatorial candidate. They should not discriminate between the glamorous former CEO lady and the woman who struggled through home foreclosure. People expect the NRSC to support all senatorial candidates that folks moved forward in legitimate Republican primaries. It is not the Republican’s elite who decides...
  • Vanity: 1 million people each giving $25 would be 25,000,000.

    09/14/2010 9:24:51 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 24 replies
    Me; JSDude1 | Sept 14, 2010 | J.J.S.
    If everyone who supports O'Donnel gives $25 each then I am sure we can raise a HUGE amount of cash for her, SHE may OVERWHELM them; and it almost certainly would end the talk of "SHE CAN'T WIN"! God Bless, -Jeremy By the way please spread the word, and ask everyone you know to do this TOO!
  • Report: National Republican Senatorial Committee Won’t Fund Christine O’Donnell (Updated)

    09/14/2010 9:38:29 PM PDT · by Libloather · 100 replies ^ | 9/14/10 | Colby Hall
    Report: National Republican Senatorial Committee Won’t Fund Christine O’Donnell (Updated)by Colby Hall | 10:35 pm, September 14th, 2010 Earlier tonight Christine O’Donnell was declared the winner of the Republican Senate primary in Delaware over heavy favorite Mike Castle. Since O’Donnell was viewed as the Tea Party candidate endorsed by Sarah Palin, with little chance of winning in the general election in November, this race had shaped up as a the GOP establishment versus the Tea Party Republicans. In fact, just last night Charles Krauthammer called a vote for O’Donnell as irresponsible. Well according to a recent report, it turns out...
  • Vanity: Ignore the NRSC Storm the Castle Moneybomb for Christine O'Donnell (R-DE) US Senate

    09/14/2010 9:06:02 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 29 replies
    Christine O'Donnell for US Senate ^ | September 14, 2010 | steelers6
    If the NRSC won't support her, FREEREPUBLIC will!! She's halfway to her $50,000 goal already
  • NRSC Will Not Support O'Donnell [Update: NRSC now says it will support O'Donnell]

    09/14/2010 7:35:04 PM PDT · by Lurker · 511 replies · 4+ views
    Fox News | 14 September 2010
  • Cornyn Doesn't Sugarcoat O'Donnell (Bret Baier said NSRC WILL NOT support O’Donnell)

    09/14/2010 10:35:37 AM PDT · by kristinn · 348 replies
    CNN ^ | Tuesday, September 14, 2010 | Dana Bash
    12:19 p.m. ET – I just ran into NRSC head John Cornyn coming off the elevator. Most Washington Republicans will tell you on background they think the Delaware Senate pick up is gone for them if Christine O'Donnell wins the GOP primary, but they are reluctant to say so on the record. Cornyn came pretty close. He said that not only does he have doubts about whether O'Donnell can win in Delaware, but he also admitted that race is the "lynchpin" to any chance of Senate Republicans taking back the majority. SNIP I then asked If O'Donnell wins, are you...
  • National GOP sends money to Miller Senate campaign (Final tally: Miller by 2013 votes!)

    09/09/2010 4:38:30 PM PDT · by onyx · 35 replies ^ | September 9th, 2010 02:59 PM | By ERIKA BOLSTAD and SEAN COCKERHAM
    NATIONAL SUPPORT: Still no word if Murkowski, who is flush with cash, will enter as a write-in.National Republican establishment money is lining up behind Joe Miller, with a $212,000 pledge from the same national campaign committee Miller accused of trying to steal the election for incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. The support comes as Murkowski is considering an independent write-in candidacy after losing to Miller in last month's Republican. The Miller campaign cash is from the National Republican Senatorial Committee, a group that Miller assailed before the count of absentee votes decided the primary. Miller complained when the NRSC...
  • National GOP sends Miller campaign money

    09/09/2010 7:22:00 AM PDT · by skeptoid · 12 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | September 8th, 2010 | ERIKA BOLSTAD & SEAN COCKERHAM
    National Republican establishment money is lining up behind Joe Miller, with a $212,000 pledge from the same national campaign committee Miller accused of trying to steal the election for incumbent U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski. The support comes as Murkowski is considering an independent write-in candidacy after losing to Miller in last month's Republican primary.
  • Both Parties Prepping for Castle to Be Senate Nominee

    09/08/2010 7:27:14 PM PDT · by tlb · 74 replies
    Roll Call ^ | Sept. 8, 2010 | Steve Peoples
    campaign officials from both sides of the aisle concede that Castle should capture the Republican Senate nomination in next week’s Delaware primary. Signaling that the threat from tea party favorite and self-described marketing and media consultant Christine O’Donnell is believed to be exaggerated, the National Republican Senatorial Committee does not plan to devote any resources to help Castle survive the Sept. 14 primary. National conservative groups have been reluctant to support O’Donnell. And Washington Democrats this week have stepped up their offensive against Castle, already looking ahead to the general election contest. “I think that her winning is probably not...
  • Delaware’s O’Donnell: ‘Stop Thug Politics’ (NRSC protecting the establishment again)

    Republican brass in Washington and Delaware are doing all they can to tarnish Christine O’Donnell, who is taking on Rep. Mike Castle in the GOP primary for the Senate seat in Delaware. The GOP establishment has been shipping out reams of opposition research and links to negative news stories. A longtime political consultant in the state, O’Donnell was the party’s own candidate against former Sen. Joe Biden two years ago. But that hasn’t stopped the state’s party apparatus from working to slam her this time around.
  • Democrat's Recovery Summer Video

    09/06/2010 8:12:11 PM PDT · by WWRD · 4 replies
    NRSC ^ | NRSC
    Did YOU have a Recovery Summer?
  • GOP raids Democrats' donor list

    09/06/2010 1:36:10 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 14 replies ^ | Sept. 5, 2010 | STEWART POWELL and YANG WANG
    WASHINGTON — Tony Podesta is one of the best-connected rainmakers in the nation's capital, with a web of personal contacts stretching back 42 years and six Democratic presidential candidates. His brother John was Bill Clinton's White House chief of staff and an adviser on President Barack Obama's transition team. But in an uncharacteristic twist this year, people at Tony Podesta's powerhouse lobbying firm have chosen to donate $32,000 to the National Republican Senatorial Committee to help its chairman, Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, wrest control of the Senate from the Democrats. Since Obama's election, the political action committees and employees...
  • Top GOP Party Strategists Attending Log Cabin Event

    09/01/2010 6:54:28 PM PDT · by DesertRenegade · 40 replies · 1+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | September 1, 2010 | Marc Ambinder
    Suddenly, it's becoming less of a stigma for bigwigs to associate with gays in the Republican Party. Not only has former RNC chairman Ken Mehlman's 9/22 fundraiser for gay marriage rights attracted numerous high-octane Republican donors and activists, but Sen. John Cornyn, the chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and Rep. Pete Sessions, the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee will help the Log Cabin Republicans, a gay GOP group, raise money for its political action committee. A glossy pamphlet advertising the Log Cabin Republicans' national dinner at the Capitol Hill Club highlights an hour-long cocktail gathering with...
  • Republican revolts

    09/05/2010 4:21:05 AM PDT · by Scanian · 38 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 05, 2010 | Editorial
    When given the chance this election season, Republican voters are tossing out hidebound incumbents and ushering in new blood, sending a signal to the GOP establishment that the flip-flopping and rampant spending of the latter Bush years won’t be tolerated. Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who’d boasted of her Appropriations Committee power over pork-barrel spending, learned that lesson last week — conceding defeat to upstart challenger Joe Miller, an Iraq War veteran and Tea Party favorite. In this election cycle, the GOP grassroots also ended the tenures of incumbent Sens. Bob Bennett of Utah and Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania — despite...
  • NRSC pledges $3.4M for Kirk (RINO ALERT)

    09/04/2010 7:53:12 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | 2010-08-27 | Shira Toeplitz
    Republican Mark Kirk will receive a major money boost for his Senate bid, thanks to a recent special election ruling in Illinois that ups fundraising limits for the race. POLITICO has learned the National Republican Senatorial Committee has dedicated $3.4 million in coordinated funds to Kirk’s campaign against Democrat Alexi Giannoulias.
  • Republicans Eye McCain’s Millions in Excess 2008 Funds (McCain-Palin funds may go to elect RINOs)

    09/01/2010 7:34:30 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 33 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 2010-09-01 | David M. Drucker
    Sen. John McCain’s victory in the Aug. 24 Arizona Republican primary was fueled partly by transfers of $7.5 million from his 2008 presidential campaign compliance fund — an account GOP Congressional strategists are now eyeing as they look to finance a growing list of competitive midterm races. McCain’s compliance fund reported $17.1 million in cash on hand as of June 30, with $4.65 million in transfers to the Senator’s re-election committee having been made during the second quarter of this year. Additional transfers were made before the August pre-primary fundraising reporting deadline. McCain also used the compliance account to make...
  • Lisa Murkowski will hold a press conference in twenty minutes. (It's over - She is calling family)

    08/31/2010 7:10:36 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 159 replies
    swingstateproject ^ | Tuesday August 31, 2010
    Murkowski will hold a press conference in twenty minutes. Being generous, let’s say there are 7000 valid GOP votes left to be counted. Murkowski would need 61% of them to win. She’s done. @shushwalshe: Murkowski staffer: "She is calling her family now. It looks like she will come out + concede. That's what we recommended to her."
  • Senate race heats up over ballot counting (Alaska- Miller)

    08/31/2010 7:11:02 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 28 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | August 30, 2010 | SEAN COCKERHAM
    The Alaska Division of Elections said there was no evidence to support the Miller campaign's claim that a Murkowski ballot observer accessed the state's computerized election management system. Lt. Gov. Craig Campbell, who oversees Alaska elections, said there was no security breach but that he would keep looking into the matter because the "actions of the observer are a little frustrating." He said the observer broke the rules by texting in the ballot room and tried to bring in a bag. Campbell said there is no need to dispatch state troopers to the elections offices. But the lieutenant governor said...
  • Cornyn to Miller: NRSC to Stay Neutral in Alaska Primary

    08/30/2010 10:38:08 AM PDT · by free me · 25 replies
    CQ POLITICS NEWS ^ | Aug. 30, 2010 – 12:19 p.m. | David M. Drucker, CQ-Roll Call
    National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn (Texas) spoke with Joe Miller over the weekend and assured him that the NRSC will stay neutral in the Alaska GOP Senate primary and support whoever wins, according to Republican sources. Miller, a Fairbanks attorney, led Sen. Lisa Murkowski by nearly 1,700 votes with all precincts reporting following last Tuesday’s primary election in Alaska. The state this week is set to begin counting around 20,000 additional ballots, including absentee ballots and others referred to as questionable.
  • Barbour says GOP bosses should stay out of primaries

    08/29/2010 4:14:19 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 30 replies
    Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour cited his own leadership in the Republican Party Sunday as proof that national GOP organizations should stay out of primaries. "Face The Nation" host Bob Schieffer asked Barbour whether the apparent defeat of yet another Republican incumbent, Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, should worry the party. Barbour responded by saying he never took sides in GOP primaries when he was head of the Republican National Committee or in his current role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association. “When I was chairman of the RNC, as you mentioned, in the last decade, we never took sides in...
  • Senator Jim DeMint Weighs in on the Alaska Republican Senate Primary

    08/29/2010 2:50:23 AM PDT · by theanchoragedailyruse · 19 replies
    Red County ^ | August 29th, 2010 | Thomas Lamb
    If there is going to be a change within the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate, it looks like the change will rest on the shoulders of Senator Jim DeMint. In yesterday's Red County commentary, I stated that there seems to be a rift between the Republican senators in Washington D.C: The direction I will be pointing at will be at a rift between Republican senators in Washington D.C. and it looks like the rift is over the Tea Party movement.You would think given the fight against ObamaCare, there would be unity within the ranks of the Republican Senators. But...
  • NRSC trying to remove Joe Miller, the peoples choice.

    08/29/2010 11:03:42 AM PDT · by NEPAConservative · 76 replies
    Annuit Coeptis ^ | 08/29/2010 | NEPAConservative
    From the In-box: Tea Party Express We have learned that the NRSC (National Republican Senatorial Committee) has sent a team of lawyers and political hacks – including the NRSC’s top lawyer – to Alaska to potentially manipulate the vote-counting process in the Alaska GOP Senate race. Their apparent goal: to help Liberal Sen. Lisa Murkowski steal the election from Conservative Republican, Joe Miller, who currently leads in the vote count. Joe Miller’s campaign has discovered that operatives are even calling absentee voters and asking them how they voted, purportedly so that they can figure out which absentee ballots to throw...
  • More accusations made in close Senate race (Miller V Murkowski)

    08/29/2010 5:48:42 AM PDT · by onyx · 150 replies ^ | August 29th, 2010 02:05 AM | SEAN COCKERHAM
    SENATE RACE: Miller's camp says GOP group is preparing for legal battle. There were more allegations by the Joe Miller campaign of ballot-counting monkey business on Saturday as the absentees continue to pour into the Alaska Division of Elections. State elections officials now say there are 23,472 ballots to process, with more coming, and the first count set for Tuesday. Miller currently leads Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski by 1,668 votes in the Republican primary. Miller campaign spokesman Randy DeSoto said in an e-mail Saturday that there are many calls going out to Alaskans who voted absentee ballots, asking them who...
  • Joe Miller: The NRSC Is Meddling In The Primary

    08/27/2010 9:50:21 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 145 replies
    Ace of Spades ^ | 08/27/10 | Ace of Spades
    Well, after I yelled at people and defended them and trusted them, huh? This is my personal Rubicon. Either we have a democracy or we do not. If we do not have a democracy, I won't be forced to choose between one party's anti-democratic leaders and another's. Lisa Murkowski, in all likelihood, lost. That is how we score things in America. We take our cases to the people, who are, supposedly, sovereign. If the NRSC continues attempting to thwart the sovereignty of the people, I'm personally out, and I don't care anymore if Obama's Democrats win. I really don't, and...
  • I just unloaded on the NRSC over the Murkowski flap. (Vanity)

    08/27/2010 7:56:03 AM PDT · by no dems · 49 replies
    August 27, 2010 | no dems
    I just called the NRSC (National Republican Senatorial Committee) and told them to stay out of Alaska politics and that I would never vote for John Cornyn again. I let them know how outraged I am. The young lady tried to talk over me and said: "What we're doing is legal". I told her that I was not questioning the legality of it but this type of stunts by the NRSC, and the RNC, is why people have stopped sending them money. She said: "If Joe Miller is the nominee, we will support him 100%". I said: "JOE MILLER WILL...
  • Joe Miller Fires A Shot In Alaska

    08/27/2010 1:31:28 AM PDT · by libbylu · 91 replies
    Red State ^ | 08/26/2010 | ERICK ERICKSON
    The NRSC has sent its top lawyer to Alaska on Lisa Murkowski’s behalf and Joe Miller went on Fox today to point out the NRSC is inappropriately meddling in the race now, even though Murkowski is flirting with an independent or write-in bid. Well, I’ve just received a copy of a letter (PDF) from Miller’s attorneys demanding the disqualification of Lisa Murkowski campaign observer Bonnie Jack. The Alaska Division of Elections staff and Joe Miller’s staff observed Ms. Jack using confidential voter information and then calling a voter based on that information. The Miller team wants Ms. Jack disqualified.
  • New NRSC Ad Uses Obama’s Words on “The View” Against Him – Video

    08/09/2010 6:20:58 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 8 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 9, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a strong new ad put out by the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) that hammers President Obama for an “endless summer of fundraisers,” as he tries to save Democrat Senators’ Jobs by fundraising for them. The ad cleverly uses Obama’s own words against him, showing his appearance on “The View” where Obama said, “There’s a time to campaign – and then there’s a time to govern.” In response to that statement, the ad closes with these words: “Mr. President, if you had created more American jobs, you wouldn’t have to spend so much time trying to save Democrat...
  • New NRSC Ad Hits Giannoulias as a “Great Banker for the Mob”; Uses Mobster-Voice Narration – Video

    08/05/2010 12:38:06 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 5 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 5, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of a new ad that hammers Illinois Democrat U.S. Senate Candidate Alexi Giannoulias for shady financial dealings related to his family’s bank. The ad is narrated by a mobster-sounding voice, and contends that Giannoulias “has been a great banker for the Mob.” The ad also ties President Obama to Giannoulias, showing headlines about Obama speaking at a fundraiser for Giannoulias. The ad was produced by the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
  • RNSC Rolls Out Ad, Website on Boxer “Call Me Senator” Command to General; “” – Video

    06/09/2010 1:58:54 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 4 replies · 38+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | June 9, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a new RNSC ad rolling out what appears to be a series of ads coming against California Dem Sen. Barbara Boxer. It focuses on her infamous command to Brigadier General Michael Walsh to call her “Senator” instead of “Ma’am.” It also rolls out a new website against Boxer called “ – Help Boxer Move from Being a “Senator” to a “Ma’am”". That’s an awesome idea!
  • Stupid, Arrogant, Ignorant? This Ad Nails It!

    05/28/2010 11:00:19 AM PDT · by Brittany Pounders · 31 replies · 1,083+ views ^ | May 28, 2010 | Brittany Pounders
    In one of the most chiling and gripping video ads I’ve seen in a long time, this clip by the NRSC sure puts the problems with this administration in sharp focus. The video opens with Obama, in a critically harsh speech tearing Bush apart for Katrina, and vowing “Never again!” It progresses quickly with glimpses into how this inept and corrupt administration has handled each catastrophe and disaster it’s been handed. Obama and his cohorts in charge of these top administrative offices, ignore the problems as if it weren’t theirs, choosing instead to take vacations, play golf and pursue campaign...
  • New NRSC Ad Goes After Blumenthal “In Vietnam” Lie; Features MSNBC’s Chris Matthews – Video

    05/26/2010 6:25:11 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 12 replies · 370+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | May 26, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a great new ad put out by the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) which goes after Democrat Richard Blumenthal for his lying about having served “in Vietnam.” Last week, the New York Times broke the story that Blumenthal actually never served “in Vietnam.” This ad associates Blumenthal with a long line of politicians who have had ethics problems, like Elliot Spitzer, Charlie Rangel, Rod Blagojevich, and others. It also features MSNBC’s Chris Matthews criticizing Blumenthal, and saying he could never support him. Blumenthal is running for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut.
  • CA-SEN: Fiorina and the GOP Launch Last-Minute Back-Door Attack on Chuck DeVore

    05/09/2010 8:59:35 PM PDT · by Syncro · 338 replies · 4,892+ views ^ | May 9, 2010 | Admin
    CA-SEN: Fiorina and the GOP Launch Last-Minute Back-Door Attack on Chuck DeVore Posted on 09 May 2010 by admin   Carly Fiorina: Win at all costs?  California Senate Race 2010:  Carly Fiorina and the GOP Launch Last-Minute Back-door Attack on Chuck DeVoreBy Jane Jamison, Copyright 2010, Apparently, the Republican party “establishment” in California has forgotten about Ronald Reagan’s 11th commandment: “Thou shalt not speak ill of another Republican.”  It was postulated by Reagan after he was viciously attacked in the primary for the California governor’s race in the 1960s.  (Read his whole speech about it here.)What is happening right now...
  • Contact John Cornyn and the NRSC and tell them to stay out of Republican Primaries

    05/05/2010 7:41:12 PM PDT · by teg_76 · 6 replies · 372+ views (202) 675-6000
  • The GOP Mess in Florida, Brought to You by On the Job Training at the NRSC

    04/29/2010 10:27:49 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 44 replies · 897+ views ^ | April 29th, 2010 | by Brad Jackson
    NRSC Chairman John Cornyn said today that Florida’s GOP Senate primary has been “a learning experience” for him. If we’ll remember back to last year, Cornyn’s NRSC recruited (then Republican) Governor Charlie Crist to challenge the already announced conservative darling Marco Rubio for the open Senate seat left by the departure of Mel Martinez. Of course Rubio didn’t need a challenger, and should have been allowed to run uninterrupted from Washington. Cornyn sees that wisdom now. “In this political environment it’s not necessarily helpful for candidates running in the states to have the national party chairman” endorse them. No joke....
  • Crist Tries to Call Rahm Emanuel Hmmmmm.

    04/28/2010 10:52:13 PM PDT · by Def Conservative · 37 replies · 1,201+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | John McCormack
    Charlie Crist, soon to be independent Senate candidate from Florida, tried to reach White House chief of staff Emanuel through intermediates. WH refuses to take the call. Dems plan big talent/money blitz for Kendrick Meek. What's Crist up to? Might he be interested in cutting a deal to caucus with the Democrats if they chase Meek from the field?
  • Independence Day: Crist Likely to Drop GOP Label (Announcement Thursday)

    04/28/2010 3:52:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies · 933+ views
    NBC Miami ^ | Wed, Apr 28, 2010 | Todd Wright
    Gov. Crist to make announcement on political future ThursdayGov. Charlie Crist's fall from Republican Party grace will finally hit rock bottom on Thursday when he is expected to announce that he will run for the U.S. Senate as an independent, according to several news sources citing anonymous sources. Crist had ducked the question for the past few weeks, but previously was on the record as saying he would never leave his beloved GOP. And by never, he meant as long as he thought he could beat Miami Republican candidate Marco Rubio, which seems like a long shot now. Cruist has...
  • NRSC still quietly helping Crist (Clowns)

    As much as John Cornyn might be blowing kisses to Marco Rubio publicly, the NRSC still is quietly helping Charlie Crist raise money. The latest NRSC memo about upcoming fundraisers lists zero Rubio events and eight for Crist: