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Tea Party Candidates Running Out Of Time

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans got their man -- and woman -- in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank ca...

Eugene Mulero

Republican Who Compared Political Correctness To Hitler Youth Challenges Longtime Dem

HuffingtonPost.com | Eugene Mulero | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative Republican Mark Assini said he'll try to do something that hasn't been done in nearly three decades: topple incumbent Rep. ...

The Daily Szep -- Tea Party House Members

Paul Szep | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics
Paul Szep

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How The Tea Party Got Played For Suckers

Salon | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

On Election Day, November 2, 2010, more than eight million Americans voted for congressional candidates who claimed to represent the Tea Party and its...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Business Lobby's Big Spending Backfires

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a political powerhouse that tops spending on lobbying in Washington year after year. In the past two ele...

Dem Rep: 'The Tea Party Experiment Has Failed'

Politico | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Time is up on this tea party Congress. House Republicans like to say that government should be run more like a business. I agree. If I had a busine...

Tea Party Balancing Act Puts Republican In Peril

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Shortly after newly elected Rep. Dan Benishek arrived in Washington, staffers raised a banner that proclaimed to visitors...

DCCC Calls On Voters To 'Fire The Tea Party Congress'

The Huffington Post | Ian Gray | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee put up a large banner Monday at its Washington headquarters that reads, "FIRE THE TEA PARTY CONGRESS,"...

Tea Party Reps Reap Benefits Of Big Bank Bailouts

Bloomberg | Heidi Przybyla and Phil Mattingly | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics

Tea Party favorites such as Stephen Fincher of Tennessee were swept into Congress on a wave of anger over government-funded bailouts of banks. Now ...

Allen West: House GOP Leadership 'Sold Us Down The Road'

Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) on Friday claimed that Republican leadership had sold the party "down the road" by agreeing to a two-month deal to extend the...

Walsh Says Ex-Wife Is Lying About Child Support Payments

Posted 12.12.2011 | Chicago

Tea Party-affiliated U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) has already described claims of his owing more than $115,000 in back child support payments as "wild...

Tea Party Faces Tough Reality In Washington As New Session Begins

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Welcome to Washington, tea partiers. Now that they're freshmen in a GOP-run House, the political movement's candidates are running...

The Tea Party: Delusional

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Tea Party followers rail about the deluge of government spending, but you don't hear many of them volunteering to dispense with their Social Security or Medicare benefits.

Tea with the Lobby

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Oops! Tea Party Group Posts DOZENS Of Elected Republicans' Personal Info

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A prominent Tea Party group is hoping to ensure that recently elected GOP representatives aren't transformed by their newfound Capitol Hill influence,...

March 16 Tea Party Protests In Washington: The Final Anti-Health Care March

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party activists "will storm Capitol Hill this morning, spending the day rallying and protesting against President Obama's health-care bill and dem...

The Most Outrageous March 16 Tea Party Protest Signs (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party members descended on Washington on Tuesday to protest Democratic-led health care proposals -- legislation that even some Tea Party leaders ...