THIS SEEMS LIKE POOR STRATEGY: GOP turns to Tea Party to win trade powers for Obama. House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and GOP leaders have turned to some unlikely allies to rally support for a key trade bill: Tea-Party conservatives, including some prominent names from the raucous House Freedom Caucus. Speaker John […]
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2016 candidate Ben Carson said on Saturday that Republicans shouldn’t let the progressives “bully” them and allow the government to infringe on their religious liberty, TPM reports. The Tea Party favorite delivered such comments to a group of Republicans during the Southern...
Because why would Boston sports fans be reasonable about anything? The Boston Tea Party, is one of the most famous historic protests of all time, and now the people of Boston are once again organizing in protest of what they believe to be unfair treatment - but this time it's a lot more pathetic. Show More Summary
Ever since the tea party started flexing its muscle in 2010, moderate Republicans have feared for their political lives, continually attracting primary challenges from the right. There was Alaska's Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who lost her primary...Show More Summary
The Founders were a divided bunch. They believed in debate but also in solving problems. Someone tell the Tea Party
Ted Cruz has guts. Like him or hate him, it’s undeniable that the Tea Party contender from Texas does not shy away from the bullying tactics of the left, a
Tea party conservative Sen. Mike Lee of Utah is pairing with liberal stalwart Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont to push for Senate passage of the USA Freedom Act, which would end the National Security Agency's collection and storage of domestic calling records.
Kentucky's gubernatorial race could be an interesting test case for the tea party if Matt Bevin's win in the GOP primary holds. The question is whether a tea-party candidate can win in a race with big turnout and intensive focus from the media.
Why Lindsey Graham has right-wing activists up in arms.
Social and economic issues are deeply intertwined. "Well, I'm conservative, but I'm not one of those racist, homophobic, dripping-with-hate Tea Party bigots! I'm pro-choice! I'm pro-same-sex-marriage! I'm not a racist! I just want lower taxes, and smaller government, and less government regulation of business. Show More Summary
The tea party hates South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, and the feeling is mutual. It attacked the Republican lawmaker mercilessly during his Senate reelection campaign in 2014, but Graham held his seat with 55 percent of the vote. "Kicking...Show More Summary
News you should love if you’re not a totalitarian: Section 215 of the Patriot Act—the language that the NSA exploits to collect Americans’ phone records—is set expire as the clock rolls over into June 1st. Authoritarians in Congress are trying to extend it, and beating them will require a unified coalition of progressives and libertarians. Show More Summary
Matt Bevin, a Mitch McConnell rival and Tea Party favorite, has claimed victory in the race, although his chief opponent has said he will request a recanvass.
Matt Bevin has apparently won the Kentucky GOP nod for governor by 83 votes. We were expecting a tight GOP gubernatorial primary in Kentucky, but not this tight! With all precincts reporting, tea partying businessman Matt Bevin leads state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer by just 83 votes, a 0.04 percent margin. Show More Summary
Matt Bevin holds an 83-vote lead with all precincts reporting Leading Off: • KY-Gov: We were expecting a tight GOP primary, but not this tight! With all precincts reporting, tea partying businessman Matt Bevin leads state Agriculture Commissioner James Comer by just 83 votes, a 0.04 percent margin. Show More Summary
Athena Krueger knew she was dying of cancer, so she focused on celebrating her daughter's first birthday with a grand tea party.
If there was one race that indicated that the 2010 midterm GOP sweep was a sign of the end times, it was the fact that Wisconsin Senator Russ Feingold had been unseated by a Tea Partying cretin by the name of Ron Johnson. The plastics...Show More Summary
GOP members are worried about what Pope Francis will say in his speech to Congress, and it's great. The Bishop of Rome is coming to Washington in September to address a joint session of Congress, and boy are things already getting frisky. Show More Summary