“CLUB FOR GROWTH … IN GAS TAXES?”
Under pressure from S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley, the national Club for Growth is reportedly weighing an endorsement of Horry County councilman Tom Rice in the GOP runoff for the Palmetto State’s newly drawn seventh congressional district.
Will the organization pull the trigger, though? We think not … after all, Rice [...]
“CLUB FOR GROWTH … IN GAS TAXES?”
HALEY, SANFORD URGE GROUP TO OPPOSE ANDRE BAUER
The national Club for Growth – an organization that generally supports limited government candidates – is reportedly being pressured by S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley to endorse Horry County councilman Tom Rice over former Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer in the GOP runoff election for the newly drawn seventh congressional [...]
Club for Growth analysis of voting records finds many Freshmen Republicans have abandoned “Tea Party” values of fiscal responsibility
Washington, DC – Today, the Club for Growth released a report based on its 2011 Congressional Scorecard focusing on the voting records of the so-called “Tea Party” freshmen Republican class of 2010. After a careful review to see [...]
SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR BACKS CORPORATE WELFARE FOR FOREIGN COMPANIES
Earlier this month, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley was the featured speaker at the winter meeting of the Club for Growth – a national organization that represents itself (accurately, in most cases) as a leading voice for fiscally conservative reforms at the federal level.
In fact, Haley was busy [...]
The chairman of the South Carolina Club for Growth – an advocacy group which publishes legislative scorecards each year assessing state lawmakers’ performance on fiscal issues – is dead.
Bill McAfee – who was appointed chairman of the group’s board of directors just three months ago – died during a mountain climbing accident on New Year’s [...]
Less than three months after formally declaring himself a candidate for the GOP presidential nomination, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has officially abandoned his bid.
The charisma-challenged Republican made his exit official on ABC’s This Week – mere hours after a disappointing third-place finish in the Ames Straw Poll (a key early test in the critical [...]
The Club for Growth is up with a new hard-hitting ad that takes direct aim at embattled U.S. Rep. John Spratt on several of his most liberal votes.
The ad, entitled “Enough,” slams Spratt for his votes in support of President Barack Obama’s failed “stimulus,” the TARP bailout, “Obamacare” and a “Cap and Trade” energy tax [...]
By FITSNews || State Rep. Nikki Haley’s long shot bid for the S.C. Republican gubernatorial nomination got a shot in the arm Thursday when her campaign received the endorsement of the S.C. Club for Growth, a leading fiscal conservative advocacy group. While the announcement was by no means a surprise (the Club has been supporting [...]
By FITSNews || S.C. Rep. Tim Scott continues to emerge as the leading fiscal conservative candidate in the packed race for the Palmetto State’s First Congressional District, which is being vacated in 2011 by five-term RINO Henry Brown. Of course, Scott’s front-runner status has also opened him up to attacks from some of the other [...]
By FITSNews || The first batch of U.S. Congressional endorsements was released Wednesday by the national Club for Growth, and S.C. Rep. Jeff Duncan was one of ten candidates who made the cut.
“Jeff Duncan is the kind of pro-growth, fiscal reformer who would help change Congress the moment he is sworn into office,” a release [...]
After being booed lustily (and deservedly) at a taxpayer rally in the heart of South Carolina’s conservative Upstate earlier this year, we figured that U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett had finally been unmasked as the fiscal conservative fraud that he really is.
Seriously, people. It was ugly. Barrett was literally booed off the stage, a visceral public [...]
Jim DeMint was the only United States Senator to earn a perfect 100% score on a pro-growth economic scorecard, according to data released yesterday by the Club for Growth, a leading fiscal conservative advocacy group.
DeMint led the U.S. Senate with his perfect voting record, while South Carolina’s “other” Senator, Lindsey Graham, was among the most [...]