The Washington Times - February 27, 2013, 10:19AM

The fiscally conservative Club for Growth launched a new website Wednesday dedicated to holding congressional RINOs — “Republicans in Name Only” — accountable for what the group calls abandoning the principles of economic freedom and limited government.

The website, www.PrimaryMyCongressman.com, highlights districts where 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney won more than 60 percent of the vote, but the incumbent GOP congressman racked up a lifetime rating of less than 70 percent on the Club’s Congressional Scorecard.

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“Big-government liberals inhabit the Democratic Party, but they are far too common within the Republican Party as well,” said Chris Chocola, the group’s president. “The Republicans helped pass billions of dollars in tax increases and they have repeatedly voted against efforts by fiscal conservatives to limit government.”

Those identified as RINOs by the group included:

The Club kicked off its effort by highlighting the records of the following lawmakers:

• Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho, lifetime Club for Growth rating: 58 percent; Romney percent of vote: 64 percent.

• Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, lifetime Club for Growth rating: 56 percent; Romney percent of vote: 53 percent.

• Rep. Rick Crawford of Arkansas, lifetime Club for Growth rating: 56 percent; Romney percent of vote: 61percent.

• Rep. Frank Lucas of Oklahoma, lifetime Club for Growth rating: 68 percent; Romney percent of vote: 74 percent.

• Rep. Steve Palazzo of Mississippi, lifetime Club for Growth rating: 69 percent; Romney percent of vote: 68 percent.

• Rep. Martha Roby of Alabama, lifetime Club for Growth rating: 69 percent; Romney percent of vote: 63 percent.

• Rep. Larry Bucshon of Indiana, lifetime Club for Growth rating: 68 percent; Romney percent of vote: percent.

• Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina, lifetime Club for Growth rating: 66 percent; Romney percent of vote: 57 percent.