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Chicago Tea Party

Rival Chicago Tea Party Leader Calls For TeaCon Organizer To Step Down After Sex Scandal

Oak Lawn, IL Patch | Lorraine SwansonEmail the Author | Posted 12.02.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Tea Party Patriot organizer Catherina Wojtowicz denied being the "Chicago-area rival" that tipped off Gawker.com about TeaCon 2011 organizer S...

WATCH: Breitbart Tells Unions To 'F**k Off' At Tea Party Convention

Posted 12.01.2011 | Chicago

Andrew Breitbart helped kick off the Chicago Tea Party's TeaCon 2011 Convention in suburban Schaumburg Friday night -- and had some harsh words for un...

Tea Party Convention Kicks Off In Chicago 'Burbs

Posted 11.30.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Tea Party's region-wide convention, TeaCon 2011, hits Schaumburg this weekend, and is expected to bring in about 1,000 conservative activi...

Rick Perry Heading To Obama's Hometown

Posted 11.27.2011 | Chicago

Although he declined an invitation to speak at the Chicago Tea Party's "TeaCon 2011" this weekend, Rick Perry's campaign has sent out invitations for ...

Chicago Tea Party Convention Invites GOP Candidates, Secures Beck, Breitbart

Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Tea Party hopes their regional convention, "TeaCon 2011," will carry enough cache to win over the Republican presidential candidates they'...

Obama Hits Chicago Tonight For Birthday Fundraiser Bash

Posted 10.03.2011 | Chicago

With the debt limit deal complete, even as it has been vigorously criticized by both sides of the political spectrum, President Barack Obama is due to...

PHOTOS: Tax Day Tea Party Rally In Chicago

Posted 06.18.2011 | Chicago

Story updated at 3:03 p.m. CTD Several hundred people reportedly turned out for Monday's Tea Party Tax Day rally at Daley Plaza, where activists an...

Chico Turns Down Endorsement From Right-Winger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After the endorsement of the Chicago Tea Party landed his campaign in a somewhat awkward position, Gery Chico has distanced himself from the latest ri...

The Countdown: A Creepy Video & Some Dead Fish

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Less than a week to go until election day. Candidates are running all over town and calling in for reinforcements hoping to capture every last vote. C...

Some Laughs (And Surprises) At Latest Mayoral Forum

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella and Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tonight, we bring you an extra late (and extra long) mayor's race roundup. With just one week until election day (!!!), things are getting wild. Today...

Chicago Tea Party's Election Day Plans: 'Lock And Load'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Beginning at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, polling places in the city of Chicago and throughout the state opened their doors for citizens looking to their ballot...

Joel Pollak: Skokie Republican Hopes To Unseat Jan Schakowsky

Chicago Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Joel Pollak, 32, (graduate of Niles North, Harvard College, Harvard Law School), wants Jan Schakowsky's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. ...

The Illinois Tea Party: We Aren't Going Anywhere

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a historically blue state like Illinois, Republicans who want a shot at an elected office usually stay on the moderate side. But things have change...

The Tea Party Movement's Chicago Roots

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sitting in a Starbucks last week, a few blocks from his Lakeview home, Eric Odom mused about the irony of the ever-intensifying Tea Party movement. ...

Anatomy of the Tea Party Movement: American Future Fund

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

On February 19, the same day that Rick Santelli's infamous MSNBC ignited the Tea Party movement, the Fund put up a petition on their website for those interested in attending the Chicago Tea Party.

Jason Linkins

CNN Reporter Battles Tea Partiers (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Anyway, if it weren't for all the TEABAG MADNESS, today's top story would be about TEABAG DULLNESS. No worries, though. Your media won't let that happen! Enjoy.

Tea Party Reenactment On Lake Michigan

HuffPost Contributor Joseph Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Young Republicans, a conservative interest group with 500 active members ranging in age from 18 to 40, threw a historically-inspired "Tax ...

Tea Party Chicago: Hundreds Of Tax Day Protesters Rally Downtown (VIDEO)

Associated Press | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

HuffPost has comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos and video from protests around the country. Sc...

The "Tea Bag" Revolution's Unfortunate Name Choice (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

I am so grateful to Andy Cobb for making this video, because I was giggling left and right every time a Fox News anchor used the term "tea bag" and ha...

Chicago Tea Party Rejects Michael Steele

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: RNC Chairman Michael Steele now says that he "never asked to speak" at the Chicago Tea Party whose organizers publicly rejected him. Paul Beda...

Anti-Tax Tea Party Protests Nationwide: What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost has comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos and video. It's been over a month since CNB...

Conservatives and Their Pity Parties

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thomas Frank

The party out of power is also a party out of touch.

Rick Santelli Not Connected To Tea Party Website: CNBC

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — CNBC says reporter Rick Santelli is not connected to a Web site that used his name to promote a series of political protests against ...