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Tea Party-aligned FreedomWorks Fueled by Elite Donors

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

Tea party-aligned nonprofit FreedomWorks Inc. boasted its largest fundraising year on record in 2012, primarily fueled by a handful of million-dollar gifts, according to previously unpublished documents obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics.

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Dick Armey Has A Pretty Weird Explanation For Why He Gave An Interview To Media Matters

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

Last week, the ousted (but supremely well golden-parachuted) chairman of FreedomWorks, Dick Armey, gave an exclusive interview to the left-of-center M...

Former Tea Party Leader Blasts GOP's 'Stupid' Moves

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party and stupid statements by some candidates are to blame for GOP losses in last month's congressional elections, the f...

Tea Party Faces Danger: 'There’s A Cold War Brewing Here'

Roll Call | Janie Lorber | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

The tea party may be in danger of losing one of its most powerful voices in Washington....

Tea Party Group Chief Calls It Quits

AP | JACK GILLUM and STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Eased out with an $8 million payout provided by an influential Republican fundraiser, former GOP House Majority Leader Dick Armey s...

Trouble In Tea Party Paradise

Mother Jones | Posted 02.03.2013 | Politics

In a move not publicly announced, former Rep. Dick Armey, the folksy conservative leader, has resigned as chairman of FreedomWorks, one of the main po...

Tea party leader Dick Armey gets first-class treatment

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Rachael MarcusiWatch NewsDick Armey is a former House Majority Leader and current chairman of FreedomWorks, which serves as a hub for tea party g...

Tea Party Powerhouse Dick Armey Rises Again

New York Times | KATE ZERNIKE and JENNIFER STEINHAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As new lawmakers, many of them with no political experience, come to Washington, many groups and would-be leaders of the Tea Party are vying to influe...

Dick Armey: Bob Bennett A Failure, He Had A Chance 'To Stand Up For The Constitution' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey offered a harsh criticism of Utah Sen. Bob Bennett when asked about the outgoing Senator's role within the Rep...

Dick Armey Warns Republicans On Tea Party Power: 'We'll Replace You' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" over the weekend, former House Majority Leader Dick Armey issued a warning that Republicans risk being targ...

Dick Armey: Rand Paul 'Walked Right Into A Buzzsaw' By Going On Maddow (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey on Wednesday critiqued Kentucky Republican Rand Paul's decision to appear on The Rachel Maddow Show last month...