Articles Tagged 'Tea Party patriots'
Conservative groups call on Senate leadership to ‘step aside’
Conservative groups called for Senate leadership to step aside at an event Wednesday on Capitol Hill.
“The government is still spending far more than it… READ MORE
Tea Party Patriots endorse Bevin
Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky.) primary challenger, businessman Matt Bevin, picked up another national Tea Party endorsement on Friday.
Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund is backing Bevin and launching an independent expenditure in the race, which an aide to the group said would come in the form of grassroots organizing and direct outreach to voters rather than advertising.
Jenny Beth Martin,… READ MORE
Tea Party Patriots launch new super-PAC
Tea Party Patriots, a prominent national group, is launching a super-PAC to engage heavily in Senate races and plans to target at least three Republican incumbents.
Jenny Beth Martin, the group’s president, highlighted Senate races in South Carolina, where Sen. Lindsey Graham faces four primary challengers; Kentucky, where Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is facing a challenge from businessman Matt Bevin;… READ MORE
Rebels With a Cause: Grass-Roots Conservatives Outraise Establishment in Battle for GOP
Grass-roots groups seeking a conservative Republican Party are raking in more money than establishment GOP organizations in what is shaping up as a big-bucks struggle… READ MORE
Tea Party Patriots call key GOP firing a declaration of war
The executive director of the House Republican Study Committee has been fired, and the co-founder of Tea Party Patriots said the ouster is little more… READ MORE
Protesters denounce IRS at agencyâ€™s headquarters
A few dozen tea party activists and their supporters have gathered outside the IRS headquarters in Washington to protest extra scrutiny of their organizations.
The protesters listened to speeches Tuesday afternoon and carried signs reading â€œAudit the IRSâ€ and â€œDonâ€™t audit me, bro.â€
Twenty-year-old Shoshana Weissmann, a George Washington University student who works at a political consulting firm, said she… READ MORE
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 leaves streets, hits political suites
ByÂ Ralph Z. Hallow-The Washington Times
The tea party protests and parades were much more modest this Tax Day, reflecting the grass-roots movementâ€™s metamorphosis from… 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