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National Tea Party Convention

Let's Get Serious About Teabagging

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

People in the Tea Party are mostly white, mostly Republican and mostly misinformed, but they are also dangerous. Despite appearances of weakness, they are still here and they're not going anywhere soon. Progressives must recognize the threat.

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Mort Gerberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mort Gerberg

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Cartoon: Tripping Over Tancredo

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

Even with a large registration edge favoring the GOP, Colorado's 3rd District has seen fit to vote John Salazar back into office three times now.

Republicans At War on Immigration -- Here's Why

Frank Sharry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Frank Sharry

The way immigration has been handled by most Republicans has badly damaged the GOP brand. And while immigration is not the number one issue for most Latino voters, it is a defining issue.

WorldNetDaily Extends Fawning Tea Party Coverage to Convention

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Last week, I detailed how WorldNetDaily has provided nothing but fawning coverage of the National Tea Party Covention, ignoring or whitewashing the nu...

The 14 Most Ludicrous Tea Party Moments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When we say "wild," you say "how wild?" To commemorate this weekend's National Tea Party Convention, take a look back at some of the seminal moments o...

Tea Party Convention Heading For Bankruptcy?

HuffPost Eyes&Ears | Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Today marks the first full day of the National Tea Party Convention. Attendees will hear ...

Tea Partiers Converge On Opryland Hotel For National Convention

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit This weekend, the controversial National Tea Party Convention kicks off in Nashville at th...

WorldNetDaily's Totally Positive Tea Party

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

WorldNetDaily has long peddled the fiction that it cares only about "seeking the truth without fear or favor" and it has no "sacred cows." As any casu...

Tea Party Nation Responds To Criticism With Attacks Of Their Own

Politico | KENNETH P. VOGEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The organizers of next month's embattled National Tea Party Convention on Saturday lashed out at everyone from former sponsors and allies to the conve...

Bachmann Backs Out Of Tea Party Convention

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — A planned convention of Tea Party activists lost two prominent speakers Thursday, the latest sign of disagreement over how best to sh...

Palin's Tea Party Convention Dinner Could Be A Flop

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will Sarah Palin's Tea Party dinner be a bust? Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips likely assumed that scoring a dinner speech by the former Ala...

Tea Party Activists Turn On Their Own Convention

Politico | KENNETH P. VOGEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The convention is being held at a fancy resort, features $550 ticket prices, a steak and lobster dinner and a guest speaker with a $100,000 speaking f...

Bachmann, Palin To Speak At National Tea Party Convention

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) will speak at the first-ever National Tea Party Convention this upcoming February. The announcement of plans for the...

Tea Party Convention Now Open Only To Conservative Press

Hotline | Theresa Poulson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ex-AK Gov. Sarah Palin's keynote speech at the National Tea Party Convention in Nashville will now be open to the press at her urging, according to th...

Tea Party Convention Loses Main Sponsor

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit The primary sponsor of the National Tea Party Convention has abandoned the event a day aft...