Articles Tagged 'mark meckler'
Tea Party Member Brings Gun to NYC Airport, Gets Arrested
Â ByÂ RICHARD ESPOSITO, ABC News
Mark Meckler, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, was arrested at the Delta Airlines ticket counter at LaGuardia airport this morning when he presented the ticket agent with a locked box containing a handgun and ammunition, the Queens District Attorney’s office and Port Authority Police said.
Meckler, who was bound for Detroit, said that… READ MORE
Tea Party group plans rally targeting GOP
Posted byÂ Lucy Madison, CBS News
Leaders of the Tea Party Patriots are planning a rally in Washington, D.C. next week to protest House Republicans’… READ MORE
Tea party steeped in redistricting
ByÂ ALEX ISENSTADT, Politico
After making a raucous national debut and helping to power a grass-roots uprising that swept conservatives into office,Â tea party activists are now taking on a more sophisticated and decidedly insider-oriented electoral frontier: redistricting.
With state legislators across the country set to redraw theÂ congressional landscape, the tea party is attempting to further the political gains… READ MORE
Jim Inhofe courts tea party on earmarks
By MANU RAJU, Politico
Tea party activists are stepping up their involvement in an internal Senate GOP battle over whether to ban earmarks – and
‘Tea party’ group boasts of $1M benefactor
By Joseph Weber-The Washington Times
Organizers behind one of the largest “tea party” activist groups said Tuesday they have received a $1 million commitment to … READ MORE