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Whose Side Is God On?

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Levin discussed a number reasons churches don't take action, ranging from, "The rapture is coming," and "I don't want to scare people away," to, "You're being too political," and, "Separation of church and state."

Tea Party Patriot Says He May Vote For Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics

A Tea Party conservative may be about to do what many in his movement consider unthinkable: vote for Hillary Clinton for president in 2016. "I ask...

Absentee Senator Pat Roberts Survives Bruising Kansas Primary

Erik Ose | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics
Erik Ose

Roberts appeared vulnerable earlier this year after questions were raised about his residency in Kansas, similar to what helped defeat veteran Sen. Richard Lugar two years ago.

Tea Iced!

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Last night, Senator Thad Cochran pulled off an upset of sorts, by defeating his Tea Party primary challenger in the rematch atmosphere of a "top two" runoff election. His chance of victory had been seen by many (at least before the election results began coming in) as increasingly unlikely -- which is why the political world is abuzz over what just happened down in the Magnolia State.

The Tea Party Wants You To Know That It's Still A Thing

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tea partyers insist they're not to blame for Republican election losses in congressional and presidential elections, faulting the ...

Tea Party Vows To Move U.S. Congress Further To The Right

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The largest group in the conservative U.S. Tea Party movement celebrated its fifth ann...

Eugene Mulero

Tea Party Congressman Says He's Unsure Boehner Will Run For Speaker Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Eugene Mulero | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- John Boehner is unlikely to run for House speaker again next Congress, Rep. Matt Salmon, a tea party Republican from Arizona, suggested ...

Kate Sheppard

CPAC Confirmed Speakers List Includes 22 Men, 3 Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a major annual gathering for the conservative movement, starts next Thursday. And w...

Michael Calderone

Fox News Host Sean Hannity Fundraising For Tea Party Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.20.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Fox News host Sean Hannity solicited donations for the Tea Party Patriots in a fundraising email sent Wednesday morning by the conservativ...

Samantha Lachman

Tea Party Group Pretends To Launch New PAC That It Launched Last Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

The political nonprofit group Tea Party Patriots told The Hill on Monday that it was launching a super PAC to target Republican incumbents. Problem is...

Liberal Groups Turn Tables On Conservatives

Center for Public Integrity | Michael Bekel | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

Democrats have become the kings of super PACs. With Congress fighting over gun legislation and immigration, and 2014 midterm races already simmerin...

Tea Party Anticipates Its 'Largest Demonstration' Since 2010

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Organizers with the Tea Party Patriots told supporters this week to expect Wednesday's "Audit the IRS" rally at the U.S. Capitol to be the movement's ...

Paul Blumenthal

IRS Makes Big Apology To Conservative Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Internal Revenue Service's exempt organizations division apologized on Friday for the inappropriate targeting of conserv...

Hate: The Elephant in the Room

Kenneth Robinson | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact
Kenneth Robinson

The cruel act of terrorism that targeted innocent spectators and marathon runners in Boston on April 15th 2013 has called out the "Elephant in the room." It raises the question of how a democracy such as ours should confront the perpetrators of terrorism, whether foreign, or domestic?

Former Tea Party Patriot's Speech Will Make Progressives Stand Up And Cheer

Upworthy | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Tea Party Patriots co-founder Mark Meckler (who has since resigned from the organization) might be a conservative at heart, but this recent exchange w...

Lucia Graves

'Monsanto Protection Act' Foes Find Unusual Ally

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green

The so-called "Monsanto Protection Act," a controversial provision protecting the biotech giant from litigation, has found an unusual critic in the te...

WATCH: MoveOn, Tea Party Co-Founders Join Forces

live.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics

You read that right. Joan Blades, who co-founded the liberal political group MoveOn.org and Mark Meckler, a co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, are ...

Disarming Republican Anarchists

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Multiple excuses have been offered for the difficulty of enacting gun control legislation, but the most obvious problem has not been mentioned: the U.S. contains millions of Republican anarchists.

Karl Rove Nazi Image Created By Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

A tea party group portrayed leading Republican strategist Karl Rove as a Nazi in an email it sent Tuesday -- and later had to apologize for it, blamin...

Tea Party Group Opens Up To Unlimited Donations

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

It seems like just about every political figure and group has a super PAC these days. On Friday, Tea Party Patriots, one of the nation's most prominen...

As a Former Tea Party Patriot, Here's What I Think Is Wrong With the GOP

Andrew Ian Dodge | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Andrew Ian Dodge

What is it with the repeated attempts by "conservative" candidates and politicians to make all of the right look stupid and ignorant, whether it is Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock's vile statements on rape and pregnancy or the latest misuse of the word "Holocaust"?

Tea Party 'In Disarray' Looking For Big Help

Politico | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

The tea party may have been built by the grass roots, but in order to survive, it’s going to have to rely on the Beltway political machines and big ...

Tea Party Grassroots Prep For 'The Hostile Takeover'

The Huffington Post | Cole Stangler | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A four-day conference for conservative activists organized by FreedomWorks was capped off Monday with a boisterous press conference. ...

Tea Party Predicts Downfall of Tea Party

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

Leaders of the Tea Party acknowledged on Wednesday that if the recall effort to recall Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is successful, it would effectively kill their movement.

Tea Party Speaker Reportedly Hurls Ugly Slur At Gay Protesters

Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

A Tea Party tax day protest and counter-demonstration in Boston got testy over the weekend, with the confrontation reportedly leading to a speaker tel...