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Tea Party Deficit

Obama Adviser Points Fingers At Tea Party

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A top White House adviser is blaming the downgrade of the U.S. credit rating on Tea Party Republicans, whom he says were unwilling to c...

Sharron Angle Lashes Out At John McCain

Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Nevada Republican Sharron Angle, who made an unsuccessful run to unseat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the 2010 election season, lashed out at S...

McCain: Tea Party-Backed Lawmakers Making 'Foolish' Demands

Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

Speaking on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) had some harsh words for lawmakers on Capitol Hill insisting their demands be me...

Jennifer Bendery

Congressional Republicans Put On Notice By Conservative Base

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Tea Party is causing more headaches for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) over his debt proposal. A coalition of several hundred Tea ...

Tea Party Targets Boehner, McConnell

Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics

As contentious negotiations continue on the issue of raising the nation's debt limit in Washington, a Tea Party group is accusing House Speaker John B...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Slams Republican 'Cut, Cap, Balance' Plan, Promises Veto

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will veto conservative Republicans' "Cut, Cap and Balance" fiscal plan if it makes it to his desk, the White Hous...

Tea Party Debt Commission Plans Hearings

The New York Times | Kate Zernke | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

While the Tea Party movement has led the charge for cutting the national debt, its supporters have often struggled to explain how, exactly, they would...

Debt Ceiling Debate Poses Conundrum For Freshman GOP Lawmakers

The Washington Post | Philip Rucker | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

They ran against debt. They swore and swore again that they'd cut up the nation's credit card. But now the 87 freshmen House Republicans are facing i...

Tea Party Signs: The Most Outrageous Depictions From Tax Day Protests Across The Country

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Tea Party activists protested across the country on Tax Day some demonstrators expressed their views by carrying signs featuring shocking -- and in...