Guy Benson

Posted December 20, 2010

Infighting paralyzed Sharron Angle's 2010 Senate campaign, with two distinct sides in open war with each other. Amidst the fallout, the ex-candidate is weighing another run for statewide office.

Posted December 09, 2010

Longtime anti-earmarks crusader Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) has received the support of Speaker-in-waiting John Boehner to be named to the powerful House Appropriations Committee next year.

Posted December 03, 2010

A thoughtful conservative activist in Illinois -- with strong ties to both the state's Republican Party and grassroots movement -- issued the following memo to a State Senator-elect.

Posted November 26, 2010

If you’re like most Americans, even many who consider themselves fairly well informed about President Obama’s background and associations, you still probably haven't heard this...

Posted November 16, 2010

Two conservative senators discussed Senate Republicans’ scheduled vote on a two-year earmarks moratorium just minutes before Republican Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell announced his support for the measure.

Posted November 14, 2010

A heated war of words has broken out between two conservative groups over conflicting GOP freshmen orientation events scheduled for Sunday afternoon.

Posted November 11, 2010

In a political analysis written more than a month before the midterm elections, I predicted that Republicans would “run up the score” in Big Ten country.

Posted November 03, 2010

Marco Rubio. Nikki Haley. Tim Scott. Amidst nonstop accusations of racial prejudice from the MSM, Republicans elected a diverse cast of conservatives in key races last night, which should put to rest the canard that opposition to Obama-Pelosi Dems is fueled by race.

Posted November 02, 2010

A number of Illinois GOP operatives have expressed concerns about an eleventh-hour development in the Senate race: A $1 million cash infusion from the DNC into the state late on Saturday.

Posted October 28, 2010

A hearty campaign staff comprised of disaffected Democrats, independents, and even a few Bay State Republicans, has been placing over 5,000 campaign calls per day and processing countless mailers since the primary election. All to campaign against incumbent Barney Frank.

Posted October 22, 2010

LAS VEGAS – Last Thursday, Sharron Angle soundly defeated Harry Reid in the lone debate of their high-octane campaign. During my final 12 hours in Nevada, I sat down with a senior GOP operative and a high-level Angle campaign aide to discuss the Silver State’ s Senate slugfest.

Posted October 21, 2010

Just before he uttered the words that ended his distinguished career at NPR, Juan Williams foretold his own demise: "I think political correctness can lead to some kind of paralysis where you don't address reality."

Posted October 20, 2010

Dr. Joe Heck projects a quiet, earnest confidence about his chances in his very close election battle against freshman Congressional Democrat Rep. Dina Titus.

Posted October 19, 2010

Bill Clinton is wagging his finger and issuing a warning to a crowd of about 800 voters gathered in front of the Old Orange County Courthouse in downtown Santa Ana.

Posted October 18, 2010

Former Democratic Governor Jerry Brown wants his old job back, but former eBay CEO Meg Whitman, a Republican, has other plans.

Posted October 15, 2010

In an exclusive interview with, Carly Fiorina emphasized the issues of jobs and the environment while criticizing her opponent Barbara Boxer. Fiorina also professed her admiration for California's senior Senator, Democrat Dianne Feinstein.

Posted October 14, 2010

If you ask Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Jaime Herrera shouldn’t exist. She’s a conservative, Hispanic woman who is the Republican nominee for Congress in Washington state’s 3rd congressional district.

Posted October 13, 2010

Dino Rossi must be weary of political rollercoaster rides. In 2004, he won the initial vote tally in Washington State’s gubernatorial race by a few hundred votes and maintained his lead after a recount.

Posted October 12, 2010

One thing is clear: If Republicans hope to harness lightning in a bottle and win back the Senate, Illinois is a must-have race.

Posted October 11, 2010

Robert Dold, the GOP's hopeful candidate in Illinois' 10th district, is a successful small businessman. "We do pest control, which a lot of people think is perfect for Washington, DC," Dold jokes.