Articles Tagged 'Tea Party Movement'
Colin Powell Blames Media and Tea Party for Divisive Tone in Washington
By Noel Sheppard, Newsbusters
Colin Powell on Sunday blamed the media as well as the Tea Party for the divisive political tone in Washington.
Not surprisingly, neither the class warfare stoked by President Obama and his Party nor the resulting Occupy Wall Street movement was mentioned during this seven minute interview with Christiane Amanpour on ABC’sÂ This Week
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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
Hoffa on tea party, congressional conservatives: â€˜Letâ€™s take these sons of bitches out!â€™
ByÂ Matthew Boyle – The Daily Caller
While warming up a Detroit crowd for President Barack Obamaâ€™s Labor Day speech, Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa, Jr. said unions need to fight a â€œwarâ€ against tea partiers and congressional Republicans.Â â€œPresident Obama, this is your army,â€ Hoffa said. â€œWe are ready to march. Letâ€™s take these sons of bitches out and… READ MORE
Likely GOP contenders plot tea party strategies
BOSTON (AP) – It’s a tricky time of courtship.
As theÂ tea party turns 2, the still-gelling field of Republican presidential contenders is the first class of WhiteÂ House hopefuls to try to figure out how to tap the movement’s energy without alienating voters elsewhere on the political spectrum.
Look no further than this weekend’s events marking theÂ tea party’s… READ MORE
Palin says Obama’s policies have US on road to ruin
ByÂ John Whitesides
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb 4 (Reuters) – Republican Sarah Palin said on Friday an explosion of government spending and debt under President… READ MORE
Tea party already gearing up for â€™12
By Joseph Weber, The Washington Times
The tea party movement that helped elect dozens of fiscal conservatives in 2010 to give Republicans control of the House is already mobilizing and recruiting candidates in a bid to take over the Senate next year as well.
With the 2012 electoral cycle just getting started, hopefuls backed by the tea party from Indiana… READ MORE
Tea Party Arose From Conservatives Steeped in Crisis
By DOUGLAS A. BLACKMON, JENNIFER LEVITZ, ALEXANDRA BERZON And LAUREN ETTER, The Wall Street Journal
Less than two years ago, Amy Kremer and Jenny Beth… READ MORE
Poll: Tea Party more skeptical on climate than Republicans overall
By Ben Geman -The Hill
A bit more on the new Pew climate poll: It finds that Republicans who identify with the Tea Party movement are more skeptical about global warming than other GOP-ers.
â€œRepublicans who agree with the Tea Party movement are much more likely than other Republicans to say that there is no solid evidence that the earthâ€™s… READ MORE
Tea Party Participation Up As Election Nears
Twenty-nine percent (29%) of Likely U.S. Voters now say they are Tea Party members or have close friends or family members who are part of the movement.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 17% describe themselves as members of the Tea Party,up four points from late August. Twelve percent (12%) more say they are not… READ MORE
POLL:Tea Party fires up the Democrats more than it influences Republicans
By Sean J. Miller -The Hill
Voters in battleground House districts held by freshman Democrats approve of the Tea Party more than they disapprove of it, but say it wonâ€™t influence their choice on Election Day.
The Hill/ANGA 2010 Midterm Election Poll of 12 crucially competitive districts found a 45-34 favorable-unfavorable rating for the conservative grassroots movement. But 55 percent… READ MORE