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Erick Erickson

Sparring Over Common Core

April 18, 2014

While scouring the Internets this morning, I noticed RCP had two contrasting views on Common Core — the national education standards 45 states adopted without looking at them first. David Brooks takes the Ruling Class apologist’s view, basically that one should just get over it and embrace the change. Erick Erickson takes the skeptical view, [...]

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Primarying Saxby Chambliss? Not Yet and Not Him.

November 28, 2012

The 2014 election cycle already underway, some conservatives are already setting their sights on incumbents who may be going wobbly in the negotiations over the coming “fiscal cliff.”  The latest target appears to be Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss.  And who is thinking about challenging Saxby?  Well, since everyone in the whole wide world is asking [...]

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George Allen to Run for Senate

January 24, 2011

Former Virginia Senator George Allen (R-VA) is seeking to reclaim the Senate seat that he formerly occupied until 2006, before being defeated by current Senator Jim Web (D-VA).  Allen made some mistakes in the 2006 campaign which cost him the race, although he was caught up in the anti-GOP wave of that election as well. [...]

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Coats Wins in Indiana; RedState Sees Red

May 5, 2010

Dan Coats (R-IN) won the Indiana GOP Senate primary last night, defeating several primary challengers, including former Rep. John Hostettler (R-IN) and RedState’s golden boy State Sen. Marlin Stutzman (R-IN).  Coats will now go on to face likely Democrat challenger Brad Ellsworth, who was a member of the Stupak-12 who caved at the end.  Barring [...]

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Tea Partying the National Tea Party Convention?

January 23, 2010

Seeing the widespread grassroots power of the amorphous Tea Party Movement it should come as no shock that some have sought to create an exclusive national leadership as an attempt to coalesce the movement around certain people, events, and message.  The catch is trying to be the first ones to do it so that your [...]

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