Some Washington state tea party activists have endorsed Republican Dino Rossi’s campaign against Democrat Patty Murray for U.S. Senate. read more
FREMONT – The American Patriots Against Government Excess, Fremont’s Tea Party, is hosting a 9/11 rally at 10 a.m. Sept. 11 at Fremont’s Birchard Park bandstand. Andrew Dean will provide patriotic music starting at 9:30 a.m. the Re. read more
The “tea party” movement that staged upset midterm victories from the rugged West to the Deep South faces tough challenges next month in the Mid-Atlantic states of Maryland and Delaware Democratic strongholds where more established, well-funded candidates have big leads in the marquee races. In Maryland, investor and GOP … read more
Politico – Late opposition from tea party activists is complicating Louisiana Republican Hunt Downer’s path to the 3rd District nomination.
In today’s Arizona primary, a Tea Party-backed challenge to Sen. John McCain is expected to fall short. The challenger is former Rep. J.D. Hayworth.
The Atlantic Wire – Arizona Senator John McCain is likely to win today’s Republican primary against J.D. Hayworth, in which polls show McCain up by about 25 percent. (McCain is also up by 20 percent
over Democrat Rodney Glassman, whom McCain will face…
A state election board in Michigan has refused to certify a new political party called The Tea Party for the November election ballot. But the push to block ballot access came from members of the Tea Party movement in Michigan who allege the whole thing was hatched by Democrats.
Robert Gibbs is absolutely correct in his assessment of the Professional Left. Instead of incessantly whining about Gibbs’ statement or what the president hasn’t done for them, maybe the Professional Left should take this as a gauntlet being thrown down. read more
Vice President Joe Biden boldly predicted Friday that voters would reject a “Republican tea party” of extreme candidates and Democrats would retain control of Congress this November. read more
The Upshot – Four years ago, Sarah Palin took down Gov. Frank Murkowski in Alaska’s Republican gubernatorial primary. On Tuesday, Palin’s aiming to get Lisa Murkowski, his daughter, booted from the U.S. Senate. Palin has put her support and her money b…
CQPolitics.com – Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas) on Sunday said lawmakers who have not signed onto Rep. Paul Ryan’s plan to balance the budget lacked “courage” and could be targeted by the conservative tea party movement as a result.
Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul took aim at President Obama on Thursday for sharing his take on a proposal to develop a mosque and…
AP – Vice President Joe Biden boldly predicted Friday that voters would reject a “Republican tea party” of extreme candidates and Democrats would retain control of Congress this November.
It’s just the latest example of the GOP’s Tea Party dilemma. In several high-profile races where the small-government activists have been a factor, standard rules…
After the symbolic politics we’ve been seeing, a simple and humane gesture like moving the mosque would have to be interpreted as a loss — as backing down in the face of bigotry.
The Tea Party ideology, is one that seems to hold that those outside are different and strange, and have all the bad stuff in them, and are responsible for all the bad feelings inside of me.
The Atlantic Wire – On Tuesday, the Wire covered Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe’s “Tea Party
Manifesto” in The Wall Street Journal. The leaders said the movement
aimed for a “hostile takeover” of the Republican Party.
The debate over the proposed mosque near ground zero, which has tied Democrats in knots, turns out to be just as tricky for their adversaries…
Politico – The debate over the proposed mosque near Ground Zero is just as tricky for GOP as it has been for Dems.
Tea partiers should not form their own political party.
It has taken a while for the “experts” to acknowledge that the tea-party movement will be a major force in the upcoming elect…
Reuters – Republican Rand Paul, a favorite of the conservative Tea Party movement, has a narrow lead among likely voters in a Senate race in Kentucky, where economic worries top voters’ concerns, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday said.
Dick Armey & Matt Kibbe, Wall Street JournalOn Feb. 9, 2009, Mary Rakovich, a recently laid-off automotive engineer, set out for a convention center in Fort Myers, Fla. with protest signs, a cooler of water and the courage of her convictions. She …
Erin McPike, RealClearPoliticsBy Erin McPike – August 17, 2010More Election NewsAfter nearly half a dozen Republican Senate recruits have fallen to more conservative challengers or Tea Party-driven candidates in primaries this year, at least one GOP c…