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Texas ‘Cruz Missile’ — Senator standing by his principlescruz

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has earned a few nicknames in the brief seven weeks he’s been in Congress – including the unflattering “Senator No.” But nobody can say the freshman senator has broken his campaign promise to shake up … Continue reading

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Taxpayers Fund Study To Discredit Tea PartyTea-Party1

Taxpayer dollars were used to fund a study that painted the Tea Party movement as the spawn of the tobacco lobby — a premise that Tea Party leaders say is absurd. The study was published earlier this month in the … Continue reading

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Rove Declares War on Tea PartyRove

The battle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party has begun. On one side is the Tea Party. On the other side stand Karl Rove and his establishment team, posing as tacticians while quietly undermining conservatism. Yesterday, the … Continue reading

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Death of Tea Party appears exaggerated, members in House appear to hold key fiscal vote120612_han_congressmen_640

The Tea Party has had an up-and-down political ride since the movement helped Republicans take control of the House in 2010, but those elected in the midterm elections still appear to wield considerable power in the fiscal negotiations. The roughly … Continue reading

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Norquist: President Obama is overestimating his mandatetea-party-second-rise-obama-mandate-norquist-620x354

The Obama political team does not want to raise taxes. It wants to destroy the Reagan Republican party as a credible opposition. Their model is Chicago. There, Republicans technically exist. But the Chicago Republican party is not a threat to … Continue reading

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House Democrats Declare The Tea Party Has Been Defeatednancy-pelosi-pointing-profile-cropped-proto-custom_1

Just a tad premature. The tea party, at least its widespread influence on Republican congressional candidates, “is over,” declared the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party group charged with electing Democrats to the House. “House Republican incumbents—and their candidates—are running … Continue reading

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Obama Demonizes Tea Party in Final Days of Campaignobama-double-finger-point-ap

After failing to mention the Tea Party by name on the stump in 2012, President Barack Obama mentioned the movement during at least five stump speeches on Thursday and Friday. Running against the Tea Party movement that successfully stymied his … Continue reading

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The Civil War of 2016 ?b3-battleworn-gg-web_s160x234

Imagine Tea Party extremists seizing control of a South Carolina town and the Army being sent in to crush the rebellion. This farcical vision is now part of the discussion in professional military circles. At issue is an article in … Continue reading

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Using tragedy to push gun control0724-GUN-RIGHTS-CONTROL-COLORADO-SHOOTING_full_600-e1344612659597

The post-Aurora willingness of The New York Times, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and liberal politicians to exploit a tragedy to advance their policy agendas was predictable, but shameful. The initial New York Times story on the tragedy was headlined … Continue reading

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Tea party focused on coming GOP Senate primaries2011-09-03t201459z_01_jey923_rtridsp_0_usa-teaparty

Sarah Palin is mounting an aggressive campaign in Missouri — in television and radio ads, in automated telephone calls, even serving barbecued pork sandwiches at a rural political picnic. She’s urging residents to vote for Sarah — Sarah Steelman, one … Continue reading

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