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3 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

Daily Kos Writer Contrasts Old-School Republicans With Today's 'Bats**t Crazy' Version

Liberals like to opine that righty Republicans of the fairly recent past, such as Barry Goldwater, William F. Buckley Jr., or even Ronald Reagan, were nowhere near as wild-eyed as the Tea Party crowd.

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Related Topix: US News

7 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

Lt. Gov. Calley's future could be decided on the bottom of the August ballot

There are some big stakes in the primary elections less than two weeks away, and fierce fights over congressional and legislative nominations are getting a lot of attention.

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Related Topix: US News, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

White House taking impeachment seriously

Senior White House advisers are taking very seriously the possibility that Republicans in Congress will try to impeach President Obama, especially if he takes executive action to slow deportations.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio

New Yorker

The Impeachment Vogue

James Monroe had high hopes for the power of impeachment. It was, he wrote in the eighteen-twenties, "the main spring of the great machine of governmenta .

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Related Topix: US News, Dennis Kucinich, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

World Magazine

Glenn Beck's common cause against the Common Core

MASON, Ohio-Couples chatted on Tuesday evening as they carried large sodas into the darkened movie theater in Mason, Ohio, but they weren't there for a typical date night.

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Related Topix: Mason, OH, US News, Family, Kids

Philly.com

Phila. area Tea Party group ends role

A Philadelphia-area branch of the Tea Party movement removed from its title all allegiances to the political splinter group in an announcement Friday before Independence Hall.

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Related Topix: US News

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Move Over, Oswald: Salon Says Tea Party Types Killed Kennedy

Salon , published an infuriating piece on the Kennedy assassination that adds some unbelievably off-kilter context to the president's murder: It was all the fault of gun-toting right-wing proto-Tea Partiers.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US News, Blog News, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory

Nashville Scene

Odom, Clemmons and Getting to the Bottom of the Attack Ads

Standing in a mostly empty Legislative Plaza in the middle of the day, Gary Odom laughed about the things his political opponent is saying about him.

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Related Topix: US News

TheBlaze.com

The 10 most popular quotes from Barry Goldwater's 'Conscience of a Conservative'

When Barry Goldwater wrote " The Conscience of a Conservative " in 1960, which became a surprise bestseller, it marked a crucial event in the history of the conservative movement.

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Related Topix: US News

National Journal

These Tea Partiers Aren't Anti-Immigration. They Just Want to Close the Border.

National Journal recently visited Greenville and Spartanburg to explore the changes happening in upstate South Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Spartanburg, SC, Immigration Reform, Illegal Immigration

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Breitbart.com

Tennessee Tea Party Leaders: Lamar Alexander a 'Mushy Moderate'

In Nashville on Thursday, about a half-dozen Tennessee Tea Party leaders gathered with the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund to denounce current Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander and promote his Republican challenger Joe Carr.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Immigration Reform

The Dam Station

Maxwell Ends Congressional Bid

Tea party activist Chip Maxwell has ended his bid to get his name on the ballot in November to challenge Lee Terry in the 2nd District Congressional race.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Lee Terry

Boulder Weekly

Fracking activists are the Tea Party of the Left?

Let's recap: First, the message was the oil and gas industry equals jobs and if those who oppose fracking don't back down, those jobs will be taken away from Colorado.

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Related Topix: US News, Activism, Oil & Gas, Environmental Law, Law

Autoblog

Sarah Palin blames speeding ticket on Sammy Hagar

Rogue or no, Tea Party darling and former Alaskan governor and vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin is still subject to traffic laws.

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Related Topix: US News, Autos

Townhall

Gowdy Destroys IRS Commissioner Over Non-Investigation Into Tea Party Targeting

Yesterday IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified on Capitol Hill after news surfaced Lois Lerner's hard drive was scratched and that data Koskinen said was lost, may not be lost at all.

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Related Topix: US News

The Daily Beast

The Republican Party's Next Top BigotBy Dean Obeidallah

Jody Hice isn't fond of gays, Muslims, or women. He's also on his way to becoming Georgia's next Republican congressman.

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Related Topix: Next, Entertainment, Television, US News

Daily Kos

CO-Sen: Personhood Amendment Still Haunts Cory Gardner

Recent polls have showed Tea Party Congressman Cory Gardner is turning out to be a competitive candidate against Senator Mark Udall .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, Colorado, Colorado Government

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bradenton.com

Tea Party Manatee endorses Gov. Scott, 2 commissioners and school board candidates

Tea Party Manatee has issued endorsements for the Aug. 26 primary election, choosing Republican Gov. Rick Scott to head its slate, and also recommending Manatee County Commissioners Michael Gallen and Robin DiSabatino.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Rick Scott, US Governors, Manatee County, FL, Sarasota, FL

The Raw Story

Tea Party town hall erupts as Texas state Rep urges 'compassion' for migrant kids

A town hall meeting held by Texas Tea Party state Rep. David Simpson on Wednesday got heated as Simpson's constituents railed at him for not doing more to stop the influx of unaccompanied, undocumented minors coming to the United States from Central and South America.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US News, Longview, TX

The Nation

Rick Perry Uses Immigrant-Bashing as Path to 2016

The last time, on June 23, that Christie Watch paid attention to Texas Governor Rick Perry's presidential hopes , it was pretty hard to take the gaffe-prone, oops!-inducing, goofy Texan seriously.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, Texas Government, US News, Texas, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, Iowa

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