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  1. Rick Perry faces barriers on road to redemptionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... announced his candidacy last week to become the first official entry into next year's presidential battle. Cruz, a Tea Party hero who upended former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst to become U.S. Senator more than two years ago, made his announcement to ...

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  2. Republican BracketologyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | National Journal

    A few weeks ago, I wrote about my preferred method for understanding the GOP race: treating it like the NCAA basketball tournament. According to this scheme, the Republican race consists of four brackets-the Establishment bracket; the Secular/Conventional Conservative bracket; the Tea Party/Populist Conservative bracket; and the Social, Cultural, and Evangelical Conservative bracket-with the winner of each heading to the Final Four.

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  3. Immigration a slippery subject for GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it's becoming even clearer that immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politics. He stepped up as a Senate leader on immigration only to slip and fall in a Tea Party ruckus over the issue.

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  4. Anti-establishment? Another Obama? Tea Party locked up? 5 myths about Ted CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Times Herald-Record

    ... in both chambers, delivering a 21-hour speech on a spending bill and helping lead a government shutdown. The tea party loves Ted Cruz, and the press loves to paint him as the tea party candidate. Just three days of recent headlines labeled Cruz a ...

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  5. Calgary-born 'Canadian Ted' runs for president after renouncing dual citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... Barack Obama's birthplace. Obama was born in Hawaii to an American mother and Kenyan father, but those in Cruz's Tea Party base have long believed the U.S. president was actually born in Kenya and therefore ineligible to occupy the White House. ...

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  6. Joe Sestak on the march toward the SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... the Syrian dictatorship. "I'm an independent who happens to be a Democrat," he argued. While he differs from the Tea Party adherents who helped defeat him in 2010 on almost every policy issue, he claimed that he shares one bond the group - they are ...

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  7. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe In N.H., Cruz appeals to conservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... the Portsmouth Country Club Saturday. In his remarks, Cruz, 44, tried to make the case that he is the conservative Tea Party option, compared to such candidates as former Florida governor Jeb Bush, who is expected to have the support of the party's ...

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  8. Republicans Expect Long, Expensive Presidential BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... on the fight for the Republican Party's presidential nomination in 2016. Cruz hopes to build on his support among Tea Party supporters and expand his appeal to evangelical Christian voters, hence his decision to announce on the campus of the ...

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  9. Rand: From Federalist to FundamentalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... to the Senate by accident. Previously an ophthalmologist, Paul relied on a combination of the rise of the Tea Party and the political apparatus he inherited from his father , libertarian movement leader, former congressman and presidential ...

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  10. Mississippi 9/12 Project Rallies for Conservative Victories at State Capitol on Apr. 15Read the original story

    Apr 14, 2010 | Examiner.com

    The Mississippi 9/12 Project , a grassroots political group similar in nature to the T.E.A. Party movement, will host a rally at the Mississippi State Capitol Building in Jackson tomorrow, Thursday, April 15, 2010 - Tax Day. The purpose of the rally will be to build momentum to elect conservatives to office at every level: federal, state, and local.

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  11. Must Read!!! Golden Ghetto White Lady Political Fight Raises Kansas...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tony's Kansas City

    ... JoCo Republican and I've been marginally involved with the party in the past, but I stopped all that when the Tea Party crazies came along. (They would call me a RINO, so I feel perfectly OK calling them "crazy.") Anyhoo...I have kids in the Blue ...

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  12. Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Is the lesser of two evils all that evil?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... lican race consists of four brackets-the Establishment bracket; the Secular/Conventional Conservative bracket; the Tea Party/Populist Conservative bracket; and the Social, Cultural, and Evangelical Conservative bracket-with

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  13. Aiken Republican Club to host Texas Sen. Ted CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Aiken Standard

    ... in 2012. Cruz has received criticism from other Republicans throughout his career, but has gained the attention of Tea Party activists after playing a major role in the GOP's push to shut down the government in attempts to block funds for President ...

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  14. Michigan Tea Partiers want to scrap teaching standards - ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    Tea Party conservative lawmakers in Michigan are looking to eliminate hiring standards for public school teachers - and a Facebook post may reveal their motivation. State Rep. Gary Glenn introduced legislation Wednesday that literally strikes out all current criteria for hiring qualified teachers and allows school board members to hire anyone whose "education and experience" they believe would benefit students, reported Eclectablog .

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  15. Senator Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... to run for re-election." Reid's surprise decision will set off a fight for his Senate seat. He was targeted by Tea Party activists in the 2010 election and defeated Sharron Angle in that race, but there were signs that the 2016 election would not be ...

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  16. White Privilege Conference | By TPATH Contributor Mr. Richard MatriscianoRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Sonoran News

    ... , made news for his opening day remarks: Mr. Zeskind spoke on the topic he proclaims himself to be expert the Tea Party. Here is some of what he said, as reported in The Daily Caller: "Members of the tea party movement are 'screw-loosers' who range ...

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  17. Richard Bammer: GOP brinksmanship: Whistling past the graveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2013 | The Reporter

    ... bring on a smaller role for federal government in their lives? I can assure Graves and the others, many of them Tea Party members swept into office in the last several years, that they are whistling past the graveyard. In other words, they are ...

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  18. Increasing the tobacco tax is a popular idea with Pa. votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Republicans (72 percent) and Democrats (75 percent) call for a raise in the tobacco tax, as do self-identified Tea Party supporters (66 percent) and "very conservative" voters (57 percent). How often do legislators come across a budget-fix that ...

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  19. Michael A. CohenCruz loss would help GOP recoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    ... policy positions and preferences are generally supported by Republicans, but are particularly popular among the Tea Party. This, of course, is Cruz's problem. He is so inflexible in his public statements - and so solicitous of the far right - that ...

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  20. Remember this? From The Washington Times: Chuck Schumer urges IRS to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The American Conservative Union

    Chuck Schumer , the Senate 's No. 3 Democrat, thinks the Internal Revenue Service hasn't done enough to silence the Tea Party .

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