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Tea Party 2012 Election

Obama Campaign Celebrates 'Romneycare' Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign isn't about to let Mitt Romney forget about his health care law -- or that the president used it as a model for the Affordable Care...

Tea Party Begins To Wear Out Its GOP Welcome

Washington Post | Aaron Blake | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

The tea party may have won Republicans the House of Representatives in 2010. In 2012, it’s looking like it could help Democrats retain the White ...

Two More 'Tea Party 10' Targets Named

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A progressive push to defeat 10 Tea Party-affiliated Republicans has named its two newest targets Wednesday, with the addition of GOP Ho...

Rick Santorum Leading Slightly In Louisiana Poll

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum holds a small lead in Louisiana, according to a poll released Monday by local station WWL-TV. But ahead of the March 24 primary in t...

Santorum Camp Goes After Romney On Michigan Delegates

The Huffington Post | Simone Landon | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

The Santorum campaign intends to seek an investigation from the Republican National Committee into the Michigan GOP's decision to award the state's tw...

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Will Newt Be Forgiven His Serial Cheating?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

The day before voters head to the polls in the South Carolina Republican primary, Newt Gingrich's relationship problems are once again starkly in the ...

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Hope Romney Effect Boosts Senate Contenders

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney could help Democrats keep control of the Senate by sewing up the Republican presidential nomination quickly, some Democratic...

MUST WATCH: Tom Tancredo Launches Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.17.2011 | Denver

Not to be outdone by political titans such as Sarah Palin, Karl Rove, and Stephen Colbert, Tom Tancredo has formed a 'super PAC.' The former Colorado...

Rise Of Perry, Bachmann Give White House Opportunity To Mount New Strategy

Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

By CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The rising profiles of Republican presidential candidates Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann are ...

GOP Leaders Risk Tea Party Backlash

Reuters | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

By Tim Reid WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Emboldened by concessions wrung from their own leadership and President Barack Obama during the debt limit figh...

Tea Party Has Republican Hopefuls Engaging In Delicate Dance

The New York Times | Michael D. Shear | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

The success of Tea Party-backed lawmakers in defining the terms of the debt debate in Washington has further cemented the party's identity as part of ...

Tea Party Shifts Priorities

The Washington Post | Amy Gardner | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics

The tea party movement, which established its power last year by defeating Republicans who didn't meet its idea of what a conservative should be, is s...

GOP Poll: Tea Party Could Cost Republicans In 2012

The Miami Herald | Marc Caputo | Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

Beware, Florida Republicans: The tea party movement that swept you into office in 2010 could cost you the next election....

GOP Presidential Candidates Tout Tea Party Cred, But Strategy Carries Risks

McClatchy | David Lightman | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

The strategy of playing to this sentiment, closely linked to the tea party grassroots conservative movement, also comes with a risk. While wooing cons...

Tea Party Flexes Muscle In 2012 Presidential Race

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

Several prospective presidential candidates have signed on to participate in an Iowa bus tour Rhoades is planning that's partly an effort to train par...

Tea Party Could Complicate GOP Establishment Hopes For 2012

CNN | Shannon Travis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Something happened at a Friday event in New Hampshire that symbolizes one potential problem as the presidential race slowly heats up: Will conservativ...

Tea Party Targets Three Senators For Removal In 2012

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON and KEVIN FREKING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — What does a longtime Republican senator with a national reputation for working well with Democrats do in the face of a potentially ...