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Tea Party 2012 Elections

Tea Party Begins To Wear Out Its GOP Welcome

Washington Post | Aaron Blake | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

The tea party may have won Republicans the House of Representatives in 2010. In 2012, it’s looking like it could help Democrats retain the White ...

Tea Party Groups Cash In Big Time

Politico | Kenneth P. Vogel | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

If you've got fundraising muscle, it pays to be tea party. That's the takeaway from recently released financial reports for five of the biggest con...

High-Profile Tea Party Convention Scrapped Due To Lack Of Interest

Roll Call | Ambreen Ali | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics

Organizers of the Freedom Jamboree announced Wednesday that they have canceled the tea party convention planned for this fall, citing low registration...

Haley Barbour's Warning For The GOP

Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour appealed to Republicans on Friday to put aside their ideological differences and rally around whichever candidate e...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Face Tea Party Backlash In Debt Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Think of Republicans' Tuesday vote against raising America's debt cap as their "honest, I do still love you" sop to last summer's fling,...

GOP 2012 Candidates Drift To The Right

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) -- In the first presidential election since the tea party's emergence, Republican candidates are drifting rightward on a...

Tea Party In Key 2012 State Mixes Strange Political Brew

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. — The tea party movement is mixing a strange political brew in famously independent New Hampshire, complicating the first-in-the-n...

Tea Party Activists Go To Training School

The Boston Globe | Michael Levenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Among the key lessons for first-time Tea Party candidates: Talk about issues that "regular people'' care about. That means candidates should not "geek...

Tea Party Eyes GOP Primary Targets For 2012

The New York Times | Kate Zernke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Leaders of more than 70 Tea Party groups in Indiana gathered last weekend to sign a proclamation saying they would all support one candidate -- as yet...

2012 Elections: Potential GOP Presidential Hopefuls Court Tea Party Support

The Hill | Michael O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three potential Republican contenders for the 2012 presidential nomination would have higher hurdles to clear to win the Tea Party vote in the primary...