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Tea Party Group Switches Endorsement In Competitive GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

FreedomWorks PAC, a conservative political group affiliated with the tea party, switched its endorsement in the Nebraska Republican primary to succeed...

Official Would Rather See The Tea Party 'Take Over The GOP' Than Create A Third Party

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.09.2013 | Politics

FreedomWorks Executive Vice President Adam Brandon said he'd rather see the tea party "take over the GOP" than create a third party. In an intervie...

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fundraising year on record in 2012, primarily fueled by a handful of million-dollar gifts, according to previously unpublished documents obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics.

Tea Party Leader Has Tough Words For GOP Senator

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

FreedomWorks president Matt Kibbe had tough words for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and other congressional Republicans this week, warning that the Tea...

State GOP Official's Ties To Tea Party Group Raise Eyebrows

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett is on the payroll of a conservative activist's cancer hospital company, KTVK in Phoenix reports. Bennett, a...

Behind Right-Wing Media, An Elaborate Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics

The conservative media movement exists primarily as a moneymaking venture. As Rick Perlstein explained in the Baffler, some of the largest conservativ...

Leaked Docs Blow Lid Off Tea Party Group's Grassroots Image

Mother Jones | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

FreedomWorks, the national conservative group that helped launch the tea party movement, sells itself as a genuine grassroots operation, and for years...

Tea Party Leader Reportedly Made Coup Attempt

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas), who abruptly resigned as head of Tea Party group FreedomWorks, brought in an assistant with a gun i...

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...

Gene Demby

Can This Woman Help The Tea Party Win Black Supporters?

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 06.26.2012 | Black Voices

FreedomWorks, one of the nation's major Tea Party groups, has tapped Deneen Borelli, a New York-based conservative activist and commentator, to lead i...

John Celock

Tea Party: Josh Mandel 'Will Fight Like Crazy'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ohio Tea Party leaders are touting their backing of state Treasurer Josh Mandel (R) in his U.S. Senate campaign, saying he is the only c...

Dems: Mourdock Running Away From Tea Party

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are criticizing Indiana Republican U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock for removing pre-primary material from his website, ...

John Celock

Tea Party Leaders Think They've Found Winning Formula

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A week after unseating a six-term incumbent senator, leaders of FreedomWorks, a national Tea Party organization, said they have the winn...

John Celock

Tea Party Group: We're 'Coming Back With A Vengeance'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Pledging that a victory in the Indiana Senate primary will show Tea Party-backed candidates are "coming back with a vengeance," FreedomWorks for Ameri...

John Celock

Tea Party Group Claims Policy Victory In Senate Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

With polls showing a battle to the finish in Saturday's state Republican convention vote for U.S. Senate in Utah, a national Tea Party group is claimi...

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...

Paul Blumenthal

Major Tea Party Supporters Clash Over Cato

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A split is opening up between two forces that helped to launch the Tea Party in 2009. FreedomWorks, a free market/limited government adv...

John Celock

Tea Party Group Not Giving Up Senate Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Tea Party group, under fire for its work in the Utah Republican Senate caucuses last week, is pledging to continue fighting to oust Se...

Jason Linkins

FreedomWorks Drops Opposition To Mitt Romney After Months Of Never Really Mounting It In The First Place

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

In the wake of his Illinois primary win, everything seems to be coming up roses for Mitt Romney. Today he's earned the deemed-by-enough-people-to-be-i...

Jon Ward

FreedomWorks Suggests Tea Party Opposition To Romney Is Softening (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

ORLANDO -- The head of an influential Tea Party group that has been outspoken against Mitt Romney signaled Friday that their opposition to the former ...

Tea Party Group Morphs To Fulfill New Mission

Roll Call | Janie Lorber | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

When dozens of raucous conservative activists Monday stormed the National Republican Senatorial Committee and demanded the GOP campaign arm stay out o...

Tea Party Infiltrators: Mischief Not As Disruptive As Group Previously Feared

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fears of Tea Party organizers that liberal crashers would "infiltrate" Tea Party events around the country on Thursday appear to have been overblo...

Sam Stein

Tea Party Booster FreedomWorks Leaves Out Regulatory Reform As A Key Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the leading organizers and sponsors of the Tea Party movement appears to be paying scant attention -- if any -- to efforts by Congress or the W...

D.C. Douglas, Former Geico Voice Actor, Fires Back At FreedomWorks (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

D.C. Douglas may have lost his gig as a voice over announcer on Geico commercials, but he's found another use for his time and talent ... making a ton...