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Newt Gingrich Will Be the GOP Nominee in 2012 - Bet on It

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

The Tea Partiers have found their candidate. And in these times, where the Tea Party goes, as the debate ceiling debacle showed showed the world, so goes the Republican Party. Republicans, say hello to your nominee: Newt Gingrich.

Setting the Record Straight on Erick Erickson

Bill Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Press

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs blasted radio host Erick Erickson for telling listeners he would greet any census worker at his door with a shotgun. The response from the right-wing blogs? Unable to defend Erickson, they've decided to attack -- me!

Jane Norton Facing Pressure From Right To Pledge An Appeal Of Health Care Reform

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

On Monday, John Tomasic at the Colorado Independent shed light on the pressure facing GOP Senatorial candidate Jane Norton to pledge to repeal Obama's...

Partisan Crashers: CNN Knows What It's Getting with Erickson

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

You don't give a forum to a guy who worships at the swollen feet of Rush Limbaugh and not expect him to draw controversy; on the contrary, it's why you hire him in the first place.

Gone Fishin': Right-Wing Media Hook Another Dubious Obama Conspiracy Theory

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

After Robert Montgomery wrote in an column that the federal government had a strategy in the works that "could prohibit U.S. citizen...

Postcards From the Edge (And by Edge, I Mean CPAC)

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Anyone who has followed The Conservative Political Action Conference over the years isn't surprised by the antics on display at its 2010 incarnation -- the crazy continues.

Erick Erickson Endorses Ken Buck Over Jane Norton For Colorado Senate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Influential right-wing blogger Erick Erickson of has announced his support for underdog Senate candidate Ken Buck over Jane Norton in Col...

Erick Erickson: Top Priority 'Beating The Republican Establishment'

St. Petersburg Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Between pecks at his laptop, Macon City Council member Erick Erickson ticked off some of his goals for the new year: [...] This die-hard Republican...

Anatomy of the Tea Party Movement: The Media

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

After Rick Santelli ranted about government spending on CNBC, coverage by FOX News, conservative talk show hosts, and right-side bloggers pushed the Tea Parties to prominence.

Conservatives Rally Around Joe Wilson: "Great American Hero"

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Most lawmakers condemned Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) for his disruptive behavior Wednesday night -- including Wilson himself. But some on the right think...