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Tea Party Debt

Jennifer Bendery

Congressional Republicans Put On Notice By Conservative Base | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Tea Party is causing more headaches for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) over his debt proposal. A coalition of several hundred Tea ...

Lesson From the Debt Ceiling Negotiations: The GOP Is Now Run by Far Right Ideologues

Mitchell Bard | Posted 09.23.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Opposing raising the debt ceiling is essentially an announcement to the world the United States will not stand by its commitments. No American should want to be part of such a statement.

Tea Party Debt Commission Plans Hearings

The New York Times | Kate Zernke | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

While the Tea Party movement has led the charge for cutting the national debt, its supporters have often struggled to explain how, exactly, they would...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Face Tea Party Backlash In Debt Debate | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Think of Republicans' Tuesday vote against raising America's debt cap as their "honest, I do still love you" sop to last summer's fling,...

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...

Debt Ceiling Debate Poses Conundrum For Freshman GOP Lawmakers

The Washington Post | Philip Rucker | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

They ran against debt. They swore and swore again that they'd cut up the nation's credit card. But now the 87 freshmen House Republicans are facing i...