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Tea Party Earmarks

Tea Party Favorite Touts... Federal Spending?

The Wall Street Journal | Patrick O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Rep. Allen West, a tea-party favorite from Florida, railed against earmarks and out-of-control government spending on the campaign trail la...

DeMint Forces Internal GOP Battle Over Earmark Ban

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Fresh off the tea party's show of election might, GOP Sen. Jim DeMint said Tuesday he'll force a showdown next week with Senate Min...

Tea Party Caucus Took $1 BILLION In Earmarks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Cutting federal spending may be a rhetorical cornerstone of the Tea Party and the congressional members of its official caucus, but a recent report fi...

Sam Stein

Bachmann Wants Earmarks Redefined To Exclude Transportation Projects

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party in recent days has rallied around the idea, pushed prominently by Tea Party activists, that Congress should resist ...