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Tea Party Movement

Searching for Republican Soul

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Nonetheless, like an aging parent that no longer drives but truculently holds onto the keys to the car so no one else can use it, Republicans are part of the national political process: a perpetual stumbling block.

Republicans, Report Cards & Roll Call

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

If they "break" with the master plan of the most conservative factions in their party, they lose. If they don't vote for true equality and justice for all of their constituents, they lose. They have to decide where they want to stand.

Tea Party Activists Try To Turn Rove's Donors Against Him

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Tea party activists are set to make their next move against GOP strategist Karl Rove, telling big American Crossroads super PAC donors they wasted the...

John Celock

GOP Gov Ignoring Tea Party Challenger | John Celock | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wyoming's Republican governor, Matt Mead, insisted he's focused on his job and not on a tea party challenger to his re-election in the 2...

Remember the Date: This is the Week the Reagan Revolution Died

David Paul | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
David Paul

Chaos within the Republican Party is not Barack Obama's doing, as John Boehner oddly suggested a few weeks ago. Rather, the last two election cycles have laid bare the untenable contradictions long buried within Republican ranks.

GOP Lawmaker's Shocking Domestic Violence Suggestion

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in New Hampshire told a legislative committee Tuesday that people may "like being in abusive relationships" and can leav...

Tea Partier's Tactics Boil Washington, But...

AP | PAUL J. WEBER and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

HOUSTON -- Ted Cruz glanced at his black cowboy boots, beneath a silver Texas belt buckle, waiting for the admirers to stop clapping. His arrival had...

John Celock

Dem Gov. Blames Republican Failure To Legislate For Sequester | John Celock | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) is placing blame for the looming sequester firmly at the feet of Republicans in Congress, saying legisl...

Ashley Judd Could Get The Last Laugh

Salon | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

For Democrats, a Judd candidacy might be a win-win — if not in Kentucky, then on the national stage. ...

Republicans Tread Carefully With Tea Party

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Twice burned, Republicans are treading carefully around tea party groups as they pursue a Senate majority that slipped through their fin...

Karl Rove Nazi Image Created By Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

A tea party group portrayed leading Republican strategist Karl Rove as a Nazi in an email it sent Tuesday -- and later had to apologize for it, blamin...

National Cancer Institute Funds Tea Party Witch Hunt

Bill Frezza | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics
Bill Frezza

Is it so radical to believe that smoking--like junk food snarfing, motorcycle riding, sky diving, mountain climbing, promiscuous sex, and running with scissors--is a matter of individual choice, otherwise known as freedom?

False Spontaneity of the Tea Party

Al Gore | Posted 04.16.2013 | Green
Al Gore

A new study funded by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health reveals that the Tea Party Movement was planned over a decade ago by groups with ties to the tobacco and fossil fuel industries.

Tea Partier Receives Criticism, Praise For Provocative Path

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - For new U.S. senators, the drill typically goes something like this: Keep quiet once...

Ousted Tea Party Favorite Requests Big Money

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

A week after being stripped of her authority by the state legislature, elected Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill (R) is asking f...

John Celock

Where Tea Party Lawmakers Get Their Wacky Ideas About Sustainability | John Celock | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

In its ongoing quest to block implementation of the United Nations' sustainability agenda, the John Birch Society, a conservative advocacy group, is l...

Idaho Lawmaker Pushes Bill Requiring Students To Read 'Atlas Shrugged'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Idaho has introduced legislation that would require all high school students in the state to read an Ayn Rand novel that...

Republican Establishment Turns Machine on the Grassroots

Andrew Ian Dodge | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Andrew Ian Dodge

A group (unintentionally one has to presume) mockingly called the Conservative Victory Project seeks to give the establishment more control over who gets selected to run for U.S. Senate as Republican.

Tea Party Ally Considering Challenge To Christie's Reelection

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) could find himself with a Tea Party challenger in his bid for a second term this year. Former Atlantic County F...

John Celock

Ousted Tea Party Favorite In Wyoming Announces Big Move | John Celock | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

Days after being stripped of her power and relegated to a largely ceremonial and advisory post, Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hil...

Abortion Ban Supporter's Anti-Obama Comments

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.01.2013 | Politics

New video has surfaced of the Arkansas Republican state senator who sponsored the state's new abortion-ban bill making racially charged remarks about ...

John Celock

Lawmakers: Agenda 21 Details Will 'Make Your Hair Fall Out' | John Celock | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

A Missouri House committee was warned during a discussion about banning a United Nations sustainability treaty that it would make their "hair fall ou...

Palin: 'We Haven't Begun To Fight!'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

Despite parting ways with Fox News, Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin (R) said she's not done sharing "the message of the beauty of freedom and the i...

Tea Party Favorite Pledges Destruction Of School Board

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

Former New York Republican gubernatorial nominee and Tea Party favorite Carl Paladino may run for the Buffalo Board of Education, according to a repor...

Second Amendment Politics: Despite Rumors to Contrary, Tea Party Is Far From Dead

Steven Kurlander | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

The president's subsequent leap toward a gun control crusade -- and the substantial, building resistance to it -- is now shifting the political focus back again toward the original tea party agenda against Obama's vision of big government.