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Exclusive — Alabama’s Becky Gerritson: Martha Roby Making ‘Huge Mistake’ If She Backs Paul Ryan For Speaker

Becky Gerritson, a Tea Party movement leader from Alabama who is running against her GOP congresswoman Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) in a primary, is drawing a line in the sand when it comes to the Speakership vote: Absolutely, no way no how, should Roby vote for the pro-amnesty, pro-Obamatrade House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) for Speaker of the House should he run.

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Senate Conservatives Fund: ‘John McCain Is in Real Trouble’

McCain’s campaign team was recently called out on Twitter by the American Conservative Union (ACU) for selectively promoting his ratings with the influential group. A review of ACU ratings for the long time Senator’s voting record shows a trend toward more conservative voting going into tough election years. McCain’s Team posted his 2014 rating of 91 percent, ignoring the 53 percent from the prior year.

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AZ POLL: Sen. McCain Under 50 Percent, Extraordinarily Vulnerable

Five-term incumbent Sen. John McCain may have reason to fear a primary challenge. Newly released data from liberal-leaning Public Policy Polling shows half of Arizona’s Republican primary voters disapprove of McCain’s job performance, and more than half would prefer a more conservative Senate candidate in 2016.