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8 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Joe Miller's odd non-concession concession

Despite numerous phone calls and emails from the Washington Examiner , a spokesman for Joe Miller's U.S. Senate campaign has not confirmed that the candidate has conceded the Alaska race to former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Matt Mead, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee

13 hrs ago | Wilson's Almanac

Oath Keeping Cop?

Founded last April by Yale-educated lawyer and ex-Ron Paul aide Stewart Rhodes, the group has established itself as a hub in the sprawling anti-Obama movement that includes Tea Partiers, Birthers, and 912ers.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives

17 hrs ago | Washington Times

Tea party group weighs backing Brown in N.H. Senate fight

The leaders of national tea party group are in New Hampshire meeting with the candidates running for the U.S. Senate and weighing whether to support former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown - or one of his rivals for the GOP nomination - ahead of the Senate primary next month.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire, Scott Brown, Republican, Senator Elizabeth Warren

20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

North Carolina scraps film incentives amid conservative protest, Tea Party influence

As California looks to quadruple its film tax incentives and Alabama eyes tweaks to its own film program to limit star-power, North Carolina is drastically cutting its film incentives, the Wall Street Journal reports .


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US News, Alabama Government, Alabama

21 hrs ago |

The Tea Party's Surprisingly Hawkish Foreign Policy

A native New Yorker, I am a visiting fellow at the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute .


Related Topix: US News, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, New York, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Hillary Clinton

21 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Tea Party candidate Rob Maness enters Senate race

Rob Maness, R-Madisonville, qualified to run for Senate as the Tea Party's candidate Friday at the Secretary of State's Office in Baton Rouge.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Madisonville, LA, Baton Rouge, LA, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

23 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record

Fant, Renner state House race has been ugly and expensive

Both oppose the expansion of Medicaid, or pretty much anything the state could do to implement President Barack Obama's signature health-care law, and blast what they see as the federal government's growing encroachment into the lives of Floridians.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Ron DeSantis, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama, Rick Scott, US Governors

Yesterday | The Weekly Standard

Giant Tennis Shoes

Populism, that ever-lurking and always problematic phenomenon in American politics, is especially galling to liberals when it breaks from the right, as it has done during the last few years in the form of the Tea Party.


Related Topix: US News, Marketing

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Michigan Radio

What to look for at Michigan's nominating conventions this weekend

It's a big weekend for Michigan's Democrats and Republicans: Both parties hold their state conventions - the Democrats in Lansing, the Republicans in Novi.


Related Topix: Michigan, US News

Crooks and Liars

Say What? Israel Just Outlawed Water Fluoridation

What do you get when you mix the mushy-headedness of libertarianism with the nuttiness of right-wing extremism, all juiced up in the right-wing populism of the Tea Party movement? Well, one of the outcomes [media id=12549] Do not adjust your TV sets or whack them: That whining sound you hear is the petulant uproar by right-wing pundits upset about ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

The Times-Picayune

Lenar Whitney looks to Tea Party, women and south Louisianians for votes in 6th District

State Rep. Lenar Whitney, R-Houma, fills out paperwork to qualify as a candidate in Louisiana's 6th Congressional District Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the state Secratary of State's office.


Related Topix: Louisiana, US News, Houma, LA

Crooks and Liars

Bizarre Early Morning Hotel Evacuation Ends In 'Border Convoy' Feud

Pete Santilli insists that militiamen saved his life from drug cartels trying to assassinate him during his "Border Convoy."


Related Topix: US News, Van Horn, TX, Weird, Liberal Political News

The Raw Story

Tea Partier: Obama brought back racism, made cops too afraid to shoot blacks

A conservative commentator and occasional political candidate said the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, demonstrated that President Barack Obama had revived racism.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama

Wilson's Almanac

Conservatism can never fail, it can only be failed Part XXIV

The Tea Party, properly understood, is a term that describes the heart of the modern Republican base - people with similar cultural anxieties and economic grievances and the same deep distrust of Washington and hostility toward entrenched power.


Related Topix: The Tea Party, Pop/Rock, US News, George Bush

Daily World

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Election training offered Free seminars for candidates will be offered in Lafayette and Alexandria.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hot Air

Yep: MSNBC would react quite differently if Tea Partiers threw rocks at them

When it comes to protests, I always try to give the grace that is unafforded my ideological allies and me, to others.


Related Topix: US News, Ferguson, MO, African-American, Riot


Joni Ernst Supports Government Agency Her Tea Party Backers Hate

AUGUST 08: Joni Ernst, Iowa Republican Senate candidate, campaigns at the 2014 Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, August 8, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Iowa

With tea party challenge looming, Snyder calls Calley 'best' lieutenant governor in nation

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder won't have final say in his own running mate, but he's urging Republican delegates to back Lt.


Related Topix: US Governors, Rick Snyder, US News

Hollywood Reporter

Tea Party-Friendly Documentary Hitting Theaters

UnFair: Exposing the IRS will screen in 674 movie theaters Oct. 14, followed by a panel discussion with Mike Huckabee , one of the documentary's stars.


Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Movies, Entertainment

The Raw Story

Dan Sullivan claims victory over Tea Party's Joe Miller in Alaska's GOP Senate primary

Mainstream Republican Dan Sullivan claimed victory early on Wednesday in Alaska's three-way primary race ahead of a November election seen as critical to the party's bid to regain control of the U.S. Senate.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, George Bush