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Tea Party 2014

Time for a Real Tea Party -- in 2016!

Ralph Nader | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Ralph Nader

After being knocked out in 2014, will the Tea Partiers give up and go back into the fold, disrespected and marginalized? Will they do as many of the progressive left have done, lose their bargaining power and choose to accept the "least worst" candidate on Tea Party issues between the GOP and the Democrats?

Sabrina Siddiqui

DNC Chair Says GOP Will Lose In 2014 Because They Nominate 'Extremists' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) rejected speculation Sunday that Democrats will get trounced in the 2014 midterm elections, inste...

Tea Party Faces Big Decision After Huge Losses

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

By Nick Carey LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Nov 20 (Reuters) - After a string of setbacks and losses, the insurgent Tea Party movement is at a...

Two Scenarios for 2014

Robert Kuttner | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

November 5, 2014 -- Democrats surprised veteran observers by gaining two seats in the senate, making their effective margin 57 to 43, and taking back the House. The new House of Representatives will have 236 Democrats and 199 Republicans. The Democrats managed to win about three out of every four districts that were closely in play. The outcome was almost unprecedented, since the president's party nearly always loses seats in the sixth year of his incumbency. But observers credited Obama's dramatic shift to his "give-'em-hell, Barry" tour of this past summer, where he dropped his usual red-state/blue-state unity plea and came out swinging at Republicans obstructionists.

Three New Tea Party Facts That Should Scare The GOP

The American Prospect | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics

The first large-scale political-science survey of Tea Party activists shows the movement isn't going anywhere--and the GOP had better brace itself....