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Election 2016: Can Ted Cruz Win The Conservative Mantle? (International Business Times – Ginger Gibson)

- If Ted Cruz wants to win the Republican primary, first he’s going to have to win an internal battle in the GOP’s right wing to be the conservative candidate of choice... Continue here.

Tea Party Patriots Leader: Ted Cruz “Has Yielded To No One’ in Pushing True Conservatism (Breitbart – Matthew Boyle)

LYNCHBURG, Virginia — Jenny Beth Martin, the co-founder of Tea Party Patriots and the head of the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Super PAC, celebrated Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the announcement of his presidential campaign shortly after midnight on Monday. In a statement to Breitbart News, Martin said that Cruz has been one of the most effective fighters for conservatism in his two years in the U.S. Senate... Continue here.

Scott Walker: I Will Run as a Conservative (Newsmax – Joel Himelfarb)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Monday that Republicans do not need to moderate their views to win voter support and that he will run as a conservative if he decides to seek the Republican Party presidential nomination... Continue here.

VA problems still need addressing

Watchdog.org has a bombshell investigation about a Veterans Affairs whistleblower who found himself the center of an investigation after he tried to alert his superiors to wrongdoing. The Overton Brooks VA in Shreveport, LA, had significant problems, including a waiting list of 2,700. It also seems that as many as 37 of those veterans may have died while waiting for care. The whistleblower, Shea Wilkes, first reported the problems in May 2013, a full year before the problems at the Phoenix VA surfaced. But, here’s how Wilkes describes the retaliation [1] that followed after he came forward: “I am mad and frustrated that I have been called a ...

CPAC Panel: How Conservatives Win in 2016 (Hot Air – Ed Morrissey)

Yesterday at CPAC, I intended to look around for some interviews and keep an eye on the speeches, but had nothing else on the agenda — until about halfway through the day. Continue here.

Cruz, Sessions, Lee & Tea Party Patriots Wade In Against McConnell DHS Funding Betrayal (Conservative HQ – George Rasley)

Yesterday we told you about Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to pass a “clean” DHS funding bill and then attempt to bring up a separate bill that purports to defund President Obama’s unconstitutional executive amnesty... Continue here.

Conservatives to vet GOP 2016 hopefuls at CPAC (USA Today – Martha T. Moore and Catalina Camia)

A gaggle of potential Republican presidential candidates will pitch their 2016 credentials this week at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, but they'll find a new wrinkle at the best-known of GOP cattle calls... Continue here.

Conservatism is Cushman’s Cup of Tea (Manteca Bulletin – Jason Campbell)

It’s a quote that has been attributed to many great thinkers across history, most recently Winston Churchill. “If you’re not a socialist when you’re 20 then you don’t have a heart. If you’re not a conservative when you’re 40 then you have no brain.” Well David Cushman has a heart. It’s just one that provides blood to a brain that has allowed him to decide even before he became a rabble-rousing college student that conservatism always made more sense to him... Continue here.

The Bizarre Lies Behind The Establishment GOP Border Bill (Conservative HQ)

What would you think of a “border security” bill that built little or no border fence, deported no illegal aliens and made it easier for illegal aliens who are already here to stay?... Continue here.

“Texas, Our Texas” Advanced Training Conference

On January 10, in Houston, Texas, more than 120 activists and 50 local coordinators from 30 grassroots organizations joined together for the “Texas, Our Texas” Advanced Training Conference. They keynote address was given by Tea Party Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert from Tyler, Texas, who courageously ran for Speaker against the political establishment. According to Lana Shadwick of Breitbart, the crowd greeted Gohmert with a “war hero’s welcome.” [1] Jenny Beth Martin was joined by the local coordinators who thanked Gohmert for standing for constitutional principles and fighting for a debt-free future. He was presented with a Gadsden ...