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Tea Party Election

Tea Party Reaches Record Low In Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

The Tea Party is more unpopular than ever before, according to a Rasmussen poll released Monday, with just three in 10 voters holding favorable views ...

It's the Tea Party, Stupid

Lawrence Rosenthal | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Lawrence Rosenthal

Tthe auto-bailout hypothesis missed a larger point. There is a bigger and better hypothesis to explain the successful Obama firewall: The 2010 election, and the experience of living under Tea Party rule. 2010 was the Tea Party election.

Lucia Graves

Indiana Senate Race's Ripple Effect | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

While the battle for the Republican Senate nomination has taken center stage in Tuesday's Indiana primary, the fight could affect turnout in three ope...

Tea Party Winners Vow To Reshape Congress

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Fervent tea party Republicans are headed to Congress carrying ambitious promises to overhaul taxes, spending and health care, with ...

Sam Stein

Jim DeMint On Michael Steele's RNC Reelection Bid: 'I Am Looking For Some Alternatives' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There has been a subdued blame game being waged in Republican circles for weeks over who is at fault for the failure to pick up more Senate seats than...

Democrats Target Tea Party-Backed Candidates On Social Issues

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — The tea party movement was born in anger over the recession and the Obama administration's bailouts, and built largely on a platf...

Tea Party Beats GOP In Generic Ballot: Poll

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In another sign that the Tea Party movement could cause electoral headaches for the GOP, a new poll shows the new conservative brand doing better than...