National Federation of Republican Assemblies
The National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NFRA) is a national conservative grassroots organization whose purpose is to take over the Republican Party from what it terms "RINOs" ("Republicans in Name Only"); i.e. moderates. It refers to itself as "the Republican Wing of the Republican Party". 
The group is especially strong in the west. It's California chapter, the California Republican Assembly, is the state's largest Republican volunteer organization,  and its endorsement carries enormous weight. Similarly, Arizona Republican Assembly President Randy Pullen was recently elected chairman of the state's Republican Party, despite a running battle with powerful U.S. Senator John McCain. 
Other nationally notable NFRA figures include anti-tax activist and Jack Abramoff friend Grover Norquist, President of the District of Columbia Republican Assembly; former PayPal counsel Rod Martin, NFRA President and also founder of TheVanguard.Org; and noted anti-feminist Phyllis Schlafly.
- National Federation of Republican Assemblies, accessed December 2007.
- California Republican Assembly, "About the CRA", accessed December 2007.
- Steve Ispas, "California Republican Assembly Endorses Mitt Romney for President", Spoch Times, November 13, 2007.
- Chuck Todd and Mark Murray, "CA GOP Assembly Endorses Romney", MSNBC, November 12, 2007.
- "Spiff", "McCain's chosen candidate loses AZ State Party Election; Conservative Randy Pullen Wins", Free Republic, January 27, 2007.