What others are saying about the Club

From the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal and beyond, the Club for Growth is heralded as a strong and effective advocate for policies that grow our economy, shrink the federal government, and create wealth and opportunities for all Americans:

“…Club for Growth, this was the Tea Party before the Tea Party was cool.”

- Andrea Mitchell, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, November 1, 2010

 “…Club for Growth…the powerful fundraising group…has become a leading arbiter of whether Republican office seekers are true fiscal conservatives.”

-          National Journal, May 26, 2011

“The Club for Growth is among the most powerful conservative organizations in the country.”

- U.S. News & World Report, October 29, 2010

 “How come the Club for Growth [PAC] can find and back the most fiscally conservative GOP candidates, but the [NRSC] and [NRCC] can’t?”

- Drew Cline, New Hampshire Union Leader editorial page editor, commenting via Twitter about the Republican national senate and house campaign committees, June 3, 2010

“The Club for Growth, the antitax organization whose clout has been growing on Capitol Hill in recent years…the group’s political arms have played a pivotal role in electing principled, uncompromising economic conservatives to Congress.”

- The National Journal, September 17, 2011

 “The Club for Growth…they just believe in private sector capitalism….go to their website, check ‘em out…they’re just a great bunch of guys.”

- Rush Limbaugh, The Rush Limbaugh Radio Show, April 29, 2009

“If the Tea Party movement is the showy cheerleader in conservative politics that gets all the attention, then the Club for Growth is the sullen looking boy who you ignore at your own peril.”

- Washington Independent, July 28, 2010

 “…the very politically powerful Club for Growth [PAC] – a major factor in last November’s election.”

- Larry Kudlow, The Kudlow Report, CNBC, December 7, 2010

“The Club for Growth [is] as significant an outside group as there is in Washington…the Club has been brutally successful in helping to make as conservative a Republican caucus as possible.”

- The National Journal, September 17, 2011

 EVEN MORE OF WHAT THEY'RE SAYING ABOUT THE CLUB FOR GROWTH

 “The Club for Growth…’On their issues, they are one of the top echelon movers and shakers on the fiscal right.’”

- Sheila Krumholz, Center for Responsive Politics, as quoted by National Public Radio, June 16, 2011

“The Club for Growth…its powerful influence can be seen in the ongoing and bitter partisan standoff on Capitol Hill over budgets, spending, debt ceiling and entitlement programs.”

- National Public Radio, June 16, 2011

“…the Club for Growth [PAC] is a heavy political hitter.”

 - CBSNews.com, April 19, 2011

“…The Center for Responsive Politics notes that the Club for Growth [PAC] is one of the top all time political donors from the period between 1989 and 2010 – even though the group was only founded in 1999.  In the 2010 election cycle alone, the group spend more than $8.2 million supporting conservative candidates like Pennsylvania’s new senator, Pat Toomey.”

- CBSNews.com, April 19, 2011

 “…Club for Growth, a conservative group that has long championed efforts to limit government spending.”

- Jennifer Rubin, Washingtonpost.com, February 20, 2011

 “Very few groups (if any) come close to matching The Club’s [members’] ability to swiftly reward friends of liberty and punish enemies of the free market.”

 - Matt Lewis, Columnist, Politics Daily, February 17, 2011

 “Perhaps overshadowed in a primary season that has come to be defined by the noise of the tea party movement is the current winning streak of a much older conservative powerhouse:  the anti-tax Club for Growth [PAC].”

- CQ-Roll Call, June 24, 2010

“’No organization has done more to elect economic conservatives over the past decade than the Club for Growth [PAC].  It’s principled, effective and feared by Democrats and Republicans alike,” said Matt Hoskins, spokesman for Sen. Jim DeMint’s (R-S.C.).”

- CQ-Roll Call, June 24, 2010

“Has any outside group had a better election cycle than the Club [PAC]?  …South Carolina state Reps Tim Scott (in the 1st district) and Jeff Duncan (in the 3rd) – both of whom the Club [PAC] bundled tens of thousands for – won contested Republican runoffs.  Those victories proved, yet again, that the Club’s [PAC] support – in the form of bundled donations and spending on ads and direct mail – matters in a real way in contested Republican primaries.”

- WashingtonPost.com, June 23, 2010

“…the Club for Growth [PAC]…deserves much of the credit for taking out [Utah Sen. Robert] Bennett with a relentless TV campaign targeting his vote for the financial bailout…”

- The Washington Post, June 22, 2010

 “…another instance of the Club for Growth [PAC] dropping hundreds of thousands of dollars into a race and, combined with Tea Party support, substantially affecting the dynamics of an election this cycle.”

- The Atlantic.com, June 1, 2010

 “Club for Growth…the Washington-based advocacy group is a …force to be reckoned with…”

- Los Angeles Times, May 20, 2010

 “Groups like the Club for Growth [PAC] on the Right and Emily’s List on the Left…are representative…of groups [that] are steadily moving the central party committees to the background as the most effective vehicles for donors interested in shaping policy directions via suitable, electable candidates.”

- Washington Examiner, April 7, 1010

 “The Club [for Growth] was the Tea Party movement before the Tea Party movement existed…”

- National Journal’s Hotline, Jan. 5, 1010

 “Club for Growth…elevates fiscal conservatism to the forefront of the fight to save America.”

- Erick Erickson, RedState.com, October 31, 2009

 “The Club for Growth [PAC] is the most effective organization on the right when it comes to winning GOP primaries.”

- The American Spectator, September 15, 2009

  “The Club [PAC] is a very powerful, very conservative political-action group with very deep pockets”

- Orlando Sentinel, July 2, 2009

 “ The fiscally conservative Club for Growth [PAC] has demonstrated the ability to direct huge sums of money to favored candidates in Republican primaries.”

- CQ TODAY, May 21, 2009

 “Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter’s switch to the Democratic Party underscores the clout of Club for Growth [PAC], a conservative group that targets Republicans it brands insufficiently committed to low taxes and small government.”

- Wall Street Journal, May 18, 2009

 “…the Club for Growth, a Washington-based pro-market advocacy group and PAC that is one of America’s most influential voices for fiscal discipline and economic progress.”

- Deroy Murdock, Scripps Howard News Service, March 12, 2009

 

From Club Members

I'm glad the Club for Growth exists.

It has the right philosophy and the ability to put that philosophy in action.

The Club is like a well-trained prize fighter.

It has the right knowledge, skills, and tenacity to win the fight. 
- Jonathan Miller, Inwood, WV

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