Articles Tagged 'Tea Party Express'
Tea Party Express head steps down to aid Mitch McConnell challenger
Amy Kremer, chairwoman of Tea Party Express, has stepped away from her post in order to help the Republican candidate who’s challenging Sen. Mitch McConnell… READ MORE
Tea party bitter with GOP over governor races, says Ken Cuccinelli was robbed
Tea partyers rejected the notion Wednesday that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will make inroads with the grass-roots movement after his landslide re-election win, saying… READ MORE
Tea Party Express Backs Special-Election Candidate
Missouri Speaker Pro Tem Jason Smith picked up the endorsement of the Tea Party Express on Tuesday, less than three weeks before the special election in the Show Me Stateâ€™s 8th District.
â€œJason is a promising young conservative who will bring fiscal responsibility to Washington, D.C.,â€ Tea Party Express Chairwoman Amy Kremer said in a news release. â€œTea Partiers across… READ MORE
Tea Party Express head predicts Sen. Chambliss will be ‘primaried’
Tea Party Express Chairwoman Amy Kremer added her voice on Thursday to the growing chorus of conservatives warning that Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) can expect… READ MORE
U.S. activist Norquist blesses Boehner’s tax plan, conservative group rejects it
WASHINGTON | Leading U.S. anti-tax activist Grover Norquist gave his blessing on Wednesday to House Speaker John Boehner’s plan to avert the “fiscal cliff,” concluding… READ MORE
Tea party vows to stay for long haul, takes no blame for GOP losses
By Seth McLaughlin-The Washington Times
Tea party leaders say they refuse to be the scapegoats for the drubbing Republicans took on Election Day, claiming it… READ MORE
Perry and Romney trade jabs on Social SecurityByÂ Corbett B. Daly, CBS News
The top contenders for the Republican nomination for president came out of the gate swinging at each other Monday over the future of Social Security in a televised debate sponsored by the Tea Party Express.
Texas Governor Rick Perry softened his comments from a week earlier in California when he called the retirement program… READ MORE
Florida Set to be the Decider in GOP Presidential Race
The state of Florida could prove to be the virtual tie-breaker in the Republican presidential race starting with a debate Monday in Tampa and ending with an early primary in 2012 that conceivably could wrap up the nomination.
It’s quite plausible that front-runnersÂ Rick Perry andÂ Mitt Romney could roughly divide the first four contests, in Iowa, New Hampshire,… READ MORE
Tea Party Express Names Snowe as Its Next Moderate Republican Target
ByÂ Steve Peoples, Roll Call
The Tea Party Express, which raised and spent millions of dollars to knock off moderate Republicans in Alaska, Colorado and Delaware in the 2010 election cycle, is now going afterÂ Olympia Snowe in Maine.
The conservative group, arguably the most organized and best funded campaign tool in the tea party movement, announced Thursday afternoon that… READ MORE
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