Articles Tagged 'Sal Russo'
Tea Party Express names Sen. Ben Nelson as a ‘top target’â€Ž
By:Â CNN Political Producer Shannon Travis Washington (CNN)
â€“ The Tea Party Express is hyping, what it calls, “exclusive news”: that the group has placed another name on its list of political targets.
On Wednesday, Sal Russo – chief strategist of the Tea Party Express – distributed an email to supporters.
It states that the group is “pleased to tip… READ MORE
Tea partiers keeping an eye on those they backed
Welcome toÂ Washington, tea partiers.
Now that they’re freshmen in a GOP-runÂ House, the political movement’s candidates are running smack into the traditions, partisan divisions and powerfulÂ competing interests that make it so hard to redirect the government.
SomeÂ tea party activistsâ€”part of a loose-knit, libertarian-tinged network advocating small government and less federal spendingâ€”already are dismayed to see their new… READ MORE
Sal Russo, the firepower behind the ‘tea party’
By Matea Gold, Los Angeles Times
Sal Russo cut his first political ad in 1969 as a 23-year-old aide to then-Gov.Â Ronald Reagan, dispatched to California’s Salinas Valley to help a local apricot farmer win a state Assembly seat.
Since then, he has been a mainstay in the state’s conservative political circles, consulting for the likes of Gov. George Deukmejian… READ MORE
Movement leaders say bad behavior not their cup of tea
By Joseph Curl, The Washington Times
In the angry aftermath of the battle over health care, Republicans and “tea party” activists found themselves playing both… READ MORE