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Tea Partiers Protest Graham's Vote For Immigration Reform

HUFFINGTON POST | Caitlin MacNeal | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

Protesters gathered outside of Sen. Lindsey Graham's (R-S.C.) state offices Monday to protest his vote in favor of immigration reform. The tea party p...

Tea Partiers Take Unusual Stand On Power Giant

AP | RAY HENRY | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA — Tea party activists in Georgia are taking what appears to be a rare stand on energy, challenging a power utility's reluctance to incre...

Tea Partiers Protest IRS In Scandal's Wake

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics

CINCINNATI — Tea party activists waving flags and signs, singing patriotic songs and chanting anti-IRS slogans held rallies outside federal buil...

Tea Party Speaker Reportedly Hurls Ugly Slur At Gay Protesters

Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

A Tea Party tax day protest and counter-demonstration in Boston got testy over the weekend, with the confrontation reportedly leading to a speaker tel...

Occupy Wall Street's Dirty Hippies vs Tea Party Patriot's Geriatrics

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

The media is having a field day portraying the Occupy Wall Street protesters as a bunch of "dirty hippies." It's the conservative news outlet's count...

Tea Party Group Plans Protest Over Disappointment With House Republicans

National Journal | Billy House | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party Patriots leaders called on members and supporters on Wednesday to hold "a Continuing Revolution Rally" next Thursday outside the Capitol to ...

Don't Give in to the Tea Party

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

President Obama is a gentleman; he is deliberative, conciliatory, and diplomatic. He believes in bipartisanship to the nth degree; he's never stooped ...

Hilarious Song Parodies Tea Party Signs, Anthems (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We come across a lot of Tea Party parodies, but this is one of the most well-done ones we've seen in a while. "Goin' To A Tea Party" chronicles one m...

Quincy Tea Party Protest Draws Police In Riot Gear During Obama Speech (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party protesters in Quincy, Illinois who did not follow a Secret Service agent's orders were met with an group of police officers dressed in riot ...

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...

Tea Parties Protest Tax Day 2010 (PICTURES, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's Tax Day 2010 and the Tea Party is holding rallies across the country to push their conservative, small government message. This year a number of ...

Tea Party Health Care Protests: N-Word Feud Still Rages After Video Discredited

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three Democratic congressmen – all black – say they heard racial slurs as they walked through thousands of angry protesters outside the U....

Sam Stein

March On Wall Street Planned As Unions Try To Out-Tea Party The Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A host of union groups and community activists are planning to one-up the anti-Wall Street sentiment commonly associated with the Tea Party movement b...

Sam Stein

Tea Party Protests: 'Ni**er,' 'Faggot' Shouted At Members Of Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Abusive, derogatory and even racist behavior directed at House Democrats by Tea Party protesters on Saturday left several lawmakers in shock. Prece...

Tea Party Video: Right-Wing Tax Protests Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost has comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos and video. Anti-tax activists are assembling ...

Sam Stein

Texas Republican Gohmert: Demons Have Invaded The Capital

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking shortly after he riled up a crowd at Tuesday's Tea Party protest, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.) declared that "demons" - yes, demons - have inv...

The Most Outrageous March 16 Tea Party Protest Signs (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party members descended on Washington on Tuesday to protest Democratic-led health care proposals -- legislation that even some Tea Party leaders ...

Blowing off Tea Baggers as Racist Misses the Point

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Tea partiers rail at Obama, the Democrats, big government, the elites, and Wall Street. Yet, they also grouse about abortion, family values, gay rights, and tax cuts -- not race.

Tea Party Turmoil: Internal Conflict Plagues Movement Following Convention

The New York Times | Kate Zernike | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tea Party war -- the internal one -- continues. Following the weekend convention sponsored by Tea Party Nation, a social networking site for tea ...

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 ...

Sam Stein

A Day At The Freak Show: A Report From The Heart Of The Tea Party Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The only thing more frightening than being caught in an angry mob of health care protesters is revealing to that angry mob that you work for the Huffi...

Tea Party's Next Target: The Climate Bill

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tea Party movement earned its stripes at town hall protests this summer by claiming that Democratic health care reform efforts would result in def...

Tea Party Leader Nixes Plans To Burn Pelosi And Perriello In Effigy

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Looks like plans to burn Nancy Pelosi in effigy are proving too hot for the Tea Party brigade's most hot-headed leaders. A Virginia Tea Party leader ...

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...

Tea Party Plans To Storm Capitol With Another Rally

CNN | Paul Steinhauser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just about every blockbuster movie is followed by a sequel, or two. The tea party cross country caravan, it appears, is no different. A Tea Party Exp...