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Tea Party Turns To Fringe Issues

The New York Times | Trip Gabriel | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics

The Tea Party might not be over, but it is increasingly clear that the election last month significantly weakened the once-surging movement, which nea...

Tea Party for 2.0

Dave Pederson | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Dave Pederson

Last week as the Supreme Court heard arguments on the constitutionality of President Obama's landmark legislation the Affordable Care Act, a familiar drama was playing out on the steps of the High Court.

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...

Tennessee Tea Party Groups Issue Demand On How Textbooks Portray 'Minority Experience In History'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A coalition of Tennessee Tea Party groups has formulated a list of "demands" focused on the state's educational curriculum and political agenda that t...

To the GOP...

Dennis Palumbo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dennis Palumbo

It's no longer just the health care bill -- it's about the Republicans' shameful silence in the face of escalating hatred and divisiveness on the part of Tea Party members.

Tea Party March 16 Protest Turnout: Democrats MOCK Smaller-Than-Expected Crowd

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite the Tea Party movement's high hopes for Tuesday's Capitol Hill rally to kill health care reform -- an event that featured appearances by nume...

Tea Party Wants To Recall Bob Menendez Over Health Care, Big Government

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AP -- A coalition of conservative activists known as the Tea Party movement want to thrown Sen. Robert Menendez out of office, but a look at judicial ...

Second House Call: Steve King Wants Another Protest Against Health Bill

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Because the first one apparently didn't do it, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) issued a statement today calling for a second "House Call" protest against hea...

Tea Party Patriots Send Rubber Chickens To Senators: 'Enough Is Enough'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tea Party Patriots arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning to deliver rubber chickens to Senators who voted for cloture on the chamber's health ...

Tea Party Activists Hit Capitol Hill, 9 Arrested

POLITICO | Daniel Libit and Martin Kady II | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Capitol Police arrested nine protesters Thursday morning in the Hart Senate office building as thousands of Tea Party activists descended on the Capit...

Bachmann Challengers Maureen Reed, Tarryl Clark Share Plans To Take On Michele

The Daily Beast | Benjamin Sarlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann took her paranoid campaign against the White House to new heights on Thursday, leading a mass protest inside the Capitol itself that ...