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Tea Party Budget

Ryan Cuts Face Republican Backlash

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Midway between the 2012 and 2014 election campaigns, moderate Republican conservatives are beginning to foment a revolt of their own &nd...

Sabrina Siddiqui

John McCain Battles With Tea Party | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain's latest feud with the tea party senators he infamously branded "wacko birds" has prompted many to question why the Ari...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate GOP At Odds With Tea Party On Budget Negotiations | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A tea party rebellion by several U.S. senators blocking progress on the federal budget may be working for them, but not for their fellow...

The Tea Party Fiscal Flip Flop(s)

Stephen Herrington | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

When the 2011 federal budget was being bludgeoned into it's final form, the Republicans/Tea Party screamed that continued borrowing would raise the co...

Tea Party Heads To School

The Wall Street Journal | Jennifer Levitz | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

Fresh from victories on the national stage last year, many local tea party activist groups took their passion for limited government and less spending...

Tea Party Rallies In City Activists Love To Hate To Send GOP Message On Spending

AP | By LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The tea partyers who helped drive GOP gains in the last election are rallying in the city they love to hate Thursday, urging Republican ...

Republicans Split Over Plans To Cut Defense Budget

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To hear the Republican leadership tell it, the once-sacred Pentagon budget, protected by the party for generations, is suddenly on the table. But a cl...

Tea Party-Backed Lawmakers: Defense In Mix For Budget Cuts

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Back home, tea partiers clamoring for the debt-ridden government to slash spending say nothing should be off limits. Tea party-back...