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- Iraq welcomes Russian fighter jets, helicopter gunships into ISIL fight
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- Paul Ryan offers to repair U.S. economic safety net with a single grant stream
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Topic - David A. Keene
Al Cardenas is stepping down as chairman of the American Conservative Union after spending more than three years leading the nation's oldest grass-roots conservative organization.
Columnist David A. Keene is correct only in his premise ("High stakes in the GOP primaries," Web, May 2). He suggests voting only for Republican incumbents in the upcoming primaries. He writes that the one circumstance where it is acceptable to vote for the challenger is in "heavily Republican" states. This is "without risking loss" of the seat.
On the eve of Monday's foreign-policy debate between President Obama and his Republican challenger, two prominent conservative leaders allied with Mitt Romney predict that as president he would pursue an "America first" foreign policy that is less interventionist that in recent administrations and more like President Eisenhower's in the 1950s.
Every time Gov. Chris Christie plays another round of smash-mouth politics with New Jersey's public-sector unions, conservative voters across the country lead the cheers.
Alberto Cardenas, who escaped from communist Cuba when he was 12, was elected Wednesday as the new chairman of the American Conservative Union, the first change at the top of the prominent conservative organization in more than a quarter-century.
If the "tea party" is the story of 2010, then Marco Rubio's rise from anti-establishment challenger to senator-elect is the story of the insurgent movement itself.
A Muslim civil rights group yesterday blamed the Bush administration for promoting "Islamophobia" and said the "war on terror" won't stop terrorists.
THE WASHINGTON TIMES Conservatives are looking to revitalize their movement by trying to heal divisions in their coalition and finding younger leaders as the 2008 elections approach.
The debate over President Bush's immigration bill and opposition to it as an "amnesty" proposal have invigorated otherwise dispirited conservative interest groups and forged an anti-Bush unity on the right not seen since the Supreme Court nomination of Harriet Miers.
He writes that the one circumstance where it is acceptable to vote for the challenger is in "heavily Republican" states.
"Arlen and I have been personal friends and sometime allies for more than 20 years," said Mr. Keene, who said that without Mr. Specter, conservatives might not have received key judicial picks. "We might well be paying higher taxes and our Second Amendment rights would have been in greater jeopardy than has been the case during his years in the Senate."