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How Big a Role Did Palin Play in Alaska Election Shocker? (The Atlantic Wire)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
The Atlantic Wire - Republican Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski is locked in a close, surprising, and potentially lengthy electoral deadlock with her Republican primary challenger, attorney Joe Miller. Miller, who enjoyed the backing of Sarah Palin and...

Deadlock In Alaska Shows Tea Party Can’t Be Counted Out

Posted by NPR Topics: Politics On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, was supposed to cruise to renomination in Tuesday's primary.  Instead, she is trailing her Tea Party/Sarah Palin-backed opponent.  There are still 16,000 absentee ballots to be counted.

Alaska Primary A Tossup; McCain Wins In Arizona

Posted by NPR Topics: Politics On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski was locked in a tight contest with Tea Party-backed candidate Joe Miller. In Florida, political novice Rick Scott pushed past an experienced insider to win the Republican gubernatorial primary as Rep. Kendrick Meek cinched the Senate Democratic nomination.

Murkowski faces possible upset (Politico)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 25 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Politico - The Republican senator trails her tea-party-backed opponent in the Alaska primary.

Palin Vs. Murkowski Redux In Alaska

Posted by NPR Topics: Politics On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski faces a Tea Party-backed challenger, Joe Miller, in today's Republican primary.  Sarah Palin, who beat Murkowski's dad for governor in 2006, is supporting Miller.

Tea Party-Backed Miller Takes On Alaska’s Murkowski

Posted by NPR Topics: Politics On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
Four more states have primary elections on Tuesday. In Alaska, Joe Miller was virtually unknown when he declared his candidacy as a Republican challenger to incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski. But then the Tea Party Express endorsed him after accusing Murkowski -- the only woman in the Senate's Republican leadership team -- of being "not Republican enough."

Tea party could roil Downer’s plans

Posted by admin On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

Late opposition from tea party activists is complicating Louisiana Republican Hunt Downer’s path to the 3rd District nomination.

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Tea Party fails to gain status as official party

Posted by admin On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

A group calling itself the Tea Party was so far unsuccessful Monday in gaining political party status on the November ballot after objections from tea party movements and Republicans who say the group is a fake and designed to split Republican votes.

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Tea Party plans Obama policy protest in Hell

Posted by admin On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

RetakeOurGov, a tea party group based out of Hartland Township, will host a protest of President Barack Obamas economic policies on Sept. 1 at the Dam Site Inn, 4095 Patterson Lake Road in Hell, Michigan.

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Americas tea party movement is coming to Dallas County on Saturday, Aug. 22. The event, which begins at 6:30 p.m., will be held at the Kay Courtyard on U.S. 65, south of Mo. 32 in Buffalo in front of the MuddCup.

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Tea Party rally

Posted by admin On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

Tyler –The Tea Party movement has a new home in East Texas.  Monday marks the first Tea Party rally in Chandler at the West Lake Baptist Church.

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Tea party activists endorse Rossi for Senate

Posted by admin On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

OLYMPIA, Wash. -  Some Washington state tea party activists have endorsed Republican Dino Rossi’s campaign against Democrat Patty Murray for U.S. Senate. Among the small group of endorsers is Keli Carender, a Seattle blogger known as “Liberty Belle” who has been lauded as a national star of the tea party’s small-government campaign. Murray and Rossi took the top two spots in last week’s primary …

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Tea Party Off Michigan Ballot

Posted by admin On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

Whether you’ll see a political party calling itself ‘The Tea Party’ on the November ballot is still in question. The group was nixed by the state this morning, and now the matter is heading to court.

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Some Washington state tea party activists have endorsed Republican Dino Rossi’s campaign against Democrat Patty Murray for U.S. Senate.

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Tea Party plans event in Fremont

Posted by admin On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

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.

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‘Tea party’ struggles on Democrats’ turf

Posted by admin On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

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 …

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Tea party could roil Downer’s plans (Politico)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
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.

What the Arizona Primary Means for John McCain (The Atlantic Wire)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 24 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
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...

In Mich., A ‘Tea Party’ Is Denied Spot On Ballot

Posted by NPR Topics: Politics On August - 23 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
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.

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Biden lashes out at ‘Republican tea party’

Posted by admin On August - 23 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

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.

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Alaska primary exposes Murkowski-Palin rift (The Upshot)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 23 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
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...

Armey to Republicans: ‘We’ll replace you’ (CQPolitics.com)

Posted by Yahoo! News: Politics News On August - 22 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS
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.