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1 min ago | Capital Soup

Jay Fant Endorsed by Key Tea Party Activists

Today, the Jay Fant Campaign announced the support of a number of Jacksonville area Tea Party members and the formation of a Tea Party Coalition consisting of those who are passionate about limiting the size of government and have been active in the Tea Party movement since its beginning.


Related Topix: US News

4 hrs ago |

The Conservative View

Editorial page writer Allysia Finley on the Rocky Mountain's state rejection of a tax hike to fund education programs.


Related Topix: US News

8 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Border announcement a presidential goldmine for Perry

It's no secret Gov. Rick Perry needs to put down his political foot when it comes to illegal immigration in his home state.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Iowa

12 hrs ago |

True Blood's Tea Party Massacre

On Sunday night's episode of the kinky HBO vampire/werewolves/fairies series, two characters dress like stereotypical Republicans and go undercover at a Ted Cruz fundraising event.


Related Topix: True Blood, Entertainment, Television, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gay/Lesbian, Kristin Bauer

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Free Republic

Sen. Alexander Outpaces Tea Party, But Remains In Its Cross Hairs

Tennessee's Lamar Alexander is one of a number of incumbent Republican senators caught in the cross hairs of Tea Party groups, taking on several challengers in next month's GOP primary.


Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander

The Raw Story

Conservative think tanker tells tea partiers: Being drawn and quartered 'too good' for Obama

A senior analyst for the conservative Center for Immigration Studies expressed support for the idea of not only impeaching President Barack Obama during a speech to a Florida Tea Party group, but also for his public execution, Right Wing Watch reported.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

TEA Party Demands that Senator Portman Renounce Support for Cochran in Mississippi

Kent, OH - Tom Zawistowski, Executive Director of the Portage County TEA Party, reacted angrily to Ohio Senator Rob Portman's claims in a Cleveland Plain Dealer article this week that he had no idea that the $25,000 from his PAC would be used by the Thad Cochran Campaign in Mississippi to air racially charged attacks on the TEA Party.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Thad Cochran, Kent, OH

The Columbian

Pitts: Republicans can't seem to shake the party crashers

You remember what happened last time. The would-be Missouri senator torpedoed his campaign two years ago after suggesting in a TV interview that if a woman is a victim of "legitimate rape," she is unlikely to get pregnant because her body "has ways to try to shut that whole thing down."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Herman Cain


Spending $49 Billion On a 'Secure Border' Because of Tea Party Prejudice is Folly

Aside from the thoughtful and humane analysis by Glenn Beck and Hugh Hewitt of the recent border crisis, conservatives have utilized this immigration issue to further the need for a "secure border."


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration, Prison, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Crain's Detroit Business

Road funding at play in MacMaster-Schmidt race

Easily the most interesting and watched state Senate primary outside of Southeast Michigan is one taking place among the cherry trees in northern Michigan.


Related Topix: Michigan, Rick Snyder, US Governors, US News

Boise Weekly

In Immigration Protest, Idaho Tea Partiers Decry 'Liberal Fascists'

The national debate over the steady stream of immigrant children coming into the United States from Central America spilled into the streets of Eastern Idaho Saturday, as competing rallies stood toe-to-toe.


Related Topix: US News, Idaho Falls, ID, US Politics, Barack Obama

Wisconsin Gazette

Wisconsin police chief registered tea party political foe with gay dating sites as act of revenge

A western Wisconsin police chief has been charged with a misdemeanor for allegedly registering a tea party leader for solicitations from gay dating, pornography and federal health care websites.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, La Crosse, WI

Daily Kos

Progressive Pursuits: For Markos, Daily Kos, Nolan, Raven, Netroots Nation & AZ

The news broke, and was reiterated by the recent FP post by Markos - NN has announced Phoenix, AZ, as the location for NN15.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, US News

Daily Kos

Tea Party Affiliated Group Wades into California Community Water Dispute--promises STEM curriculum

In the sleepy college community of Claremont a contentious dispute over who controls the city's water utility is brewing, and its implications reach far beyond the Pomona Valley.


Related Topix: Claremont, CA, US News, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Liberal Political News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Creative Loafing Tampa

Tampa residents protest immigration crisis at the border

Around 30 people gathered at the overpass on Hwy. 301 overlooking I-4 in Tampa this afternoon, protesting the recent influx of tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants - mostly children- that have crossed the U.S. border illegally since last October. A similar protest was scheduled in St. Petersburg and in cities around the country today, ... (more)


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz

Palin Slams Eric Holders 'Disgusting' False Racism Charges

Saturday in Denver at the Western Conservative Summit former Governor Sarah Palin slammed Attorney General Eric Holder for his appearance on ABC's "This Week" last Sunday when he accused Obama administration detractors of being motivated by race.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News

Denver Post

"Tea Party of the Left" wages ferocious battle over fracking

A fracking crew member watches over water tanks at an Anadarko Petroleum Corp. site near Brighton in May. Fracking has spurred hot debate amid Colorado's energy boom.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, Brighton, CO

Intellectual Conservative Politics an...

Have the Republican Regulars Crushed the Tea Party Insurgents?

The indefensibly grandiose overreach of Obama and the Democrats may well allow the GOP to parlay an oppositional strategy into a Senate majority in November.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

Outside the Beltway

Ted Cruz Ready To Force A Showdown Over Immigration?

Last summer, with the backing of several national Tea Party organizations, Texas Senator Ted Cruz toured the country building up support for his plan to force a government shutdown at the upcoming end of the Fiscal Year over the issue of "defunding" the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Henry Cuellar, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Cornyn, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Tom Coburn

PhysOrg Weblog

Tea Party support linked to educational segregation, new study shows

In January of 2009, Barack Obama assumed the U.S. presidency in the midst of the most severe recession since the great depression of the 1930s.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, University of Notre Dame