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The four congressmen with perfect ratings from the conservative group for 2013 are Republican Reps. Matt Salmon, Trent Franks and David Schweikert of Arizona and Tom McClintock of California.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's new push to get involved in Republican primaries by defending incumbents against tea party challengers could actually make it easier to unseat them, according to the head of the influential Club for Growth.
As Congress takes up the second slice of relief money for Superstorm Sandy, the influential Club for Growth said Monday it will seek to punish the lawmakers who support the $51 billion package because it includes wasteful spending and pork that have nothing to do with reconstruction efforts in the Northeast.
Chris Chocola likes taking on his party's establishment and beating it at its own game. That's what he does for a living, and he has helped pull off some big upsets.
Super PACs — the outside fundraising groups expected to play a big role in the November elections — already have been involved heavily in GOP Senate primary races, in which they have boosted the campaigns of underfunded insurgents.
Shrugging off a revolt from fiscally conservative Republican backbenchers, the House on Wednesday pushed through a last-minute bill to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which supports American companies that do business in foreign countries. The bank's current charter expires May 31.
If longtime Sen. Richard G. Lugar of Indiana loses his Republican primary Tuesday, several factors invariably will be blamed for his downfall: His advanced age (80); the aggressive campaign of his challenger, and the lawmaker's moderate views, which increasingly rub against a party pulling to the political right.
Club for Growth's political arms on Tuesday launched a media attack against three moderate Republican congressional candidates in battleground states, accusing them of failing to live up to conservative fiscal principles.
Amid Washington's latest tax and budget battles, few headlines were garnered by the Club for Growth's recent announcement opposing the Senate-passed bill to fight currency manipulation by U.S. trade competitors such as China. But its decision was terrible news for the beleaguered American economy on at least three major counts.