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Matt Kibbe

Thom Tillis Is Wrong For The U.S. Senate

Brian LaSorsa | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics
Brian LaSorsa

Let's face it -- establishment Republicans' influence is waning. The grassroots come out for individuals whose values they share. It's difficult to inspire confidence when your nominee continues to skip candidate forums across the entire state of North Carolina.

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fundraising year on record in 2012, primarily fueled by a handful of million-dollar gifts, according to previously unpublished documents obtained by the Center for Responsive Politics.

Howard Fineman

Crack Appears In Conservative Front Against Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A crack appeared Wednesday morning in the conservatives' united front against President Barack Obama in the budget-and-borrowing crisis ...

Jon Ward

Tea Party Group Urges House GOP To Stand Firm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and congressional Republicans angle for a deal with President Barack Obama to resolve the government shutdown...

Obamacare Choice: Navigation or Conflagration

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Right now, 48.6 million Americans lack health insurance. The vast majority aren't freely choosing that insecurity. It's not that they don't want the peace-of-mind of insurance. It's that they can't afford it.

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...

Memo Triggered Tea Party Group's Civil War

Mother Jones | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

It was a simple two-page memo--a proposed contract--that ignited the ongoing civil war that threatens FreedomWorks, the prominent conservative outfit ...

The Recent Unpleasantness at FreedomWorks

Michael Winship | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

As Saturday Night Live's Stefon would say, this Washington tale has everything: accusations hurled and counter-hurled, handguns, multimillion dollar payoffs -- just what we need to briefly distract us as the parties play chicken up on Capitol Hill's fiscal cliff.

Inside A Bitter Tea Party Leadership Feud

The Washington Post | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

The day after Labor Day, just as campaign season was entering its final frenzy, FreedomWorks, the Washington-based tea party organization, went into f...

War Inside Tea Party Group Gets Nasty

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

A legal probe is launched, and FreedomWorks' president accuses ex-chairman Dick Armey of trying to subvert the group....

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Conservative Groups Oppose Boehner Fiscal Proposal

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the most powerful and politically active conservative groups in Washington are not pleased with the fiscal cliff proposal put for...

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 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...

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

Despite Pulling Debt Ceiling Debate Rightward, Tea Party Activists Slam House-Passed Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Republican Lindsey Graham's position on the debt ceiling deal Monday made one thing very plain: the senior senator from South Carolina ...

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...

Jon Ward

There Is No Tea Party: FreedomWorks CEO On The Movement's Evolution And Its Role In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– One thing is certain. There is no Tea Party. There are only tea parties. In other words, two years after the birth of a new force ...

Jon Ward

Top Tea Party Group's Goal: Stop Mitt Romney In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – A top goal of the nation’s most influential national Tea Party group is to stop Mitt Romney from winning the Republican nomination fo...

Amanda Terkel

Dick Armey Breaks With Newt Gingrich, Refuses To Endorse Government Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a meeting with reporters in Washington, D.C. on Monday, former House Majority Leader and current FreedomWorks chairman Dick Armey disagreed with Ne...

Voice Actor Fired By Geico, Lance Baxter, Blames FreedomWorks (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The voice actor who was fired by Geico after leaving a disparaging voicemail for the tea party PAC FreedomWorks, spoke to Fox News' about Geico's deci...

D.C. Tax Day Tea Party Features Lord "Hitler Youth" Monckton and Cast of Koch Industries' Favorites

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Lord Christopher Monckton, infamous for his "Hitler Youth" comments at the Copenhagen climate summit, is among the guest speakers at this week's Tax Day Tea Party in Washington, DC.