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35 min ago | Examiner.com

NSF funds 'Ministry of Truthiness' to track 'false ideas' and 'hate speech'

The federal government is spending nearly $1 million to create an online database that will track "misinformation" and hate speech on Twitter.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Tax, US News, Non-Profit, US Politics, Barack Obama

4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

After Ferguson, we're done with the GOP

The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO by police officer Darren Wilson may well be a tipping point in American political history.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Ferguson, MO, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King

7 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Texas Tea Partiers have Rick Perry's back - on at least one issue

North Texas Tea Party members have long criticized Gov. Rick Perry for not being conservative enough, but they say they've got his back on at least one issue: his recent indictment.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Austin, TX, Prison

8 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Opinion: Keeping an eye on races for governor

THE short-term future of politics in the nation's capital will be determined in large part by which party ends up in control of the Senate.

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Related Topix: US News, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Rick Scott, Jan Brewer, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Rice Lake Online

Translating Tea Party doublespeak

Mike Paradise, Rice Lake In last weeks' Chronotype, Assembly candidate Romaine Quinn treats us to a litany of Tea Party stealth propaganda.

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Related Topix: US News

11 hrs ago | Colorado Political News

Cory Gardner Loves Him Some Koch Brothers

It's no secret that the billionaire Koch Brothers are the proud parents of the Tea Party, Americans for Prosperity, and major contributors to all things Republican.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

15 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

Tea Party extremists press GOP's mainstream

House Speaker John Boehner forced to pass more conservative legislation FOND DU LAC - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programmes and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" the United States.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration, Thomas Petri

19 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

Lerner's Blackberry destroyed as Congress probed IRS targeting of Tea Party taxpayers

Washington, DC, United States - The Internal Revenue Service destroyed the Blackberry of Lois Lerner, the former Director of Exempt Organizations, when Congress was investigating the IRS' alleged targeting of conservative groups in 2012.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

21 hrs ago | Watersblogged

Doug Ducey

Source: www.azfamily.com --- Tuesday, August 26, 2014State treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey won the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington Examiner

Why did the government wait until now to disclose doomsday email backup?

When IRS bureaucrats decided to make life difficult for hundreds of Tea Party and conservative nonprofit applicants during the 2010 and 2012 campaigns, they frequently discussed their actions on government email accounts.

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Related Topix: US News, Non-Profit, Healthcare Law, Law

Homer Tribune

Tea Party candidate favored in Homer

One surprise in the primary election results showed Joe Miller as the favored Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Homer, as well as all other District 31 precincts including Ninilchik, Kasilof and Anchor River.

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Related Topix: Homer, AK, US News, Ninilchik, AK, Kasilof, AK, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives

CBC News

Tories tout 'traditional family values' in message to party members

Prime Minister Stephen Harper hugs a woman as he is welcomed to Arctic Bay, Nunavut Monday August 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Wedding, Drugs

Battle Creek Enquirer

Religious freedom to be discussed at Tea Partya

Religious freedom to be discussed at Tea Party meeting The county Tea Party will host representatives from two conservative groups.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court

TwinCities

U.S. agency for loans to businesses becomes campaign flash point

In North Carolina, Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, is siding with big business in her support of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and attacking Thom Tillis, her Republican challenger who opposes the bank but is endorsed by big business.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Alternative

ThinkProgress

Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fighting Standards That Don't Apply To Them

Opposition to the educational standards known as Common Common has come from an array of Tea Party groups, conservative think-tanks, Glenn Beck, and the Koch Brothers' Americans for Prosperity - and a few voices on the left as well.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Power Line

A Bridge to Nowhere?

My long review of Rick Perlstein's The Invisible Bridge is in the can at the Claremont Review of Books .

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, US News

Boston.com

Mass. GOP Governor Candidates Square Off in Debate

Republican gubenatorial candidates Charlie Baker and Mark Fisher squared off in a debate at The Boston Globe, just two weeks ahead of the Massachusetts primary election.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, US News, Illegal Immigration

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Fox News

GOP lawmakers say DOJ probe into IRS 'compromised,' demand special counsel

House Republicans are calling on the Department of Justice to appoint a special counsel for its probe into the IRS targeting scandal, claiming new evidence shows the investigation is "compromised" due to multiple instances of conflict of interest.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Eric Holder, Conservative Political News

Fox News

Another state adds 'Don't Tread on Me' flag to license tags

A tea party activist wears a replica of the 1775 Gadsden flag at the 2012 Tea Party Tax Day Rally in Chicago, Ill.

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Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

The Orlando Sentinel

Scott Maxwell: Mica attacks opponent for taking union money

Over the weekend, the 22-year congressional incumbent went after his GOP opponent, retired Marine Col.

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Related Topix: US News

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