The Internet and the growth of grassroots groups is shifting power from backrooms in Washington to the American people, FreedomWorks President and CEO Matt Kibbe said Saturday morning at Civitas' Conservative Leadership Conference CLC. Consider ride-sharing services such as Uber, through which he got a ride from the airport to CLC at the Embassy Suites […]
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Early speakers at the Conservative Leadership Conference called on conservatives to take a fresh look at how to advance their ideas. One fresh look might be on ways to connect with voters who are struggling and might hear the conservative message, if they believed we were on their side. Former Sen. Rick Santorum pointed out that in […]
The New York Times is taking note of how Carly Fiorina is becoming Hillary Clinton's toughest critic: Ms. Fiorina insists she has no problem with Mrs. Clinton personally — only with her liberal philosophy and policies, and what she dismisses as an unimpressive record on getting things done. “Like Hillary Clinton, I too, have traveled […]
Dr. Ben Carson is in second place in a new poll of possible Republican presidential candidates Of course, it's early. But he still showed surprising strength. BTW, he'll be the keynote speaker at our Conservative Leadership Conference on March 27-28.
Earlier in April, a Civitas Flash Poll of likely Republican primary voters shows state House Speaker Thom Tillis nearing the 40 percent level needed to avoid a runoff vote. Tillis was the choice of 39 percent of the respondents. Twenty percent picked Cary physician Greg Brannon, and 15 percent chose Mark Harris, pastor of a […]