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2 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Burton, Shelton Face Off in Primary Runoff Battle

Former state Rep. Mark Shelton and Tea Party favorite Konni Burton are vying in a Republican runoff election for the state Senate seat left open by Wendy Davis.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate

6 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

An Immigrant's Perspective

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Eulalia "Lala" Mooney, who spoke at a recent Tea Party meeting.

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Related Topix: US News, Villanova University, Cuba, World News, Fidel Castro, Medicine

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Michigan Radio

Can the GOP maintain that Tea Party love and win mid-term elections?

History suggests that this election year should be friendly to Republicans. That's because Republicans are more likely to turn out in mid-term elections than Democrats, and the party out of the White House, especially in a president's second term, tends to have an advantage.

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Related Topix: US News, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Kerry Bentivolio

Crooks and Liars

Outrageous Tea Party Bigot Allen West Attacks Muslim-Americans On Fox News

Liberals, as the tired conservative slander goes, hate America. This, of course, is nonsense.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Roll Call

Michele Bachmann Endorses in Florida Special Election

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has endorsed businessman Curt Clawson with days to go in the Republican primary race to replace former Florida Rep. Trey Radel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Washington Times

ISTOOK: IRS a oewants to throw us in jail,a says tea party leader

"They want to throw us in jail," says Tea Party Patriots leader Jenny Beth Martin about the latest bombshell news of the IRS' targeting of the Tea Party movement.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News

CNN

First on CNN: Amy Kremer resigns from Tea Party Express

Amy Kremer, the Tea Party Express chairman who's played a major role in elections for the past five years, is resigning.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee, Mitch McConnell

KRCR

Amy Kremer to resign from Tea Party Express

Amy Kremer, the chairman of the Tea Party Express who's played a major role in elections since 2009, is resigning, she announced Friday.

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Related Topix: US News

Washington Times

Familiar refrains from Britaina s a Tea Partya

Americans have the Tea Party, which isn't a party at all, but British establishmentarians are worried about a similar movement that is an actual party.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Daily Kos

Michael Gerson Concern Trolls the GOP Tea Party's Opposition to Civil Rights

In tomorrow's Washington Post, Michael Gerson engages in a bout of concern trolling at the GOP.

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Related Topix: US News, Internet Troll, Lyndon Johnson, Immigration Reform, African-American

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Raw Story

NC Tea Party candidate scrubs conspiracy website, then plagiarizes his positions on issues

A Republican Senate candidate from North Carolina appears to have plagiarized the "on the issues" section of his campaign site from Republican Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, and his "issue" posts on Facebook are near-direct copies of articles by scholars from the conservative think-tank the Cato Institute.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, Agriculture, Science

Indiana's NewsCenter

a Wonderful Opportunity

It was a complete shock when I receive a message from the National office of Tea Party Patriots asking me to come to Washington DC to speak at the "FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE TEA PARTY MOVEMENT."

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Related Topix: US News, The National, Entertainment, Television

Salon

Rand Paul still can't explain why he supports Mitch McConnell

He's had months to figure it out, but Sen. Rand Paul still hasn't discovered a way to defend his endorsement of Mitch McConnell in a remotely convincing fashion.

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Related Topix: US News

The Heartland Institute

Solar Flares Up

It is amazing that something that seems as up-beat as "free" electricity from the sun can have such a dark side.

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Related Topix: US News, Arizona, Arizona Government, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, SunRun

Politico

The tea party radio network

Glenn Beck worked the crowd like a preacher at a rally this month in Louisville, Ky., declaring that God had responded to conservatives' prayers by sending a slate of tea party candidates to wrest control of the Republican Party from Mitch McConnell.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Louisville, KY, Non-Profit, Rush Limbaugh, Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations

Free Republic

Facing Resignation Calls, Mississippi GOP Chairman Dubs Tea Party...

The chairman of the Mississippi GOP, Joe Nosef, reacted angrily to Tea Party groups calling for his resignation this week, accusing one local activist of secretly working to elect Democrats and saying some 'fanatical' Tea Party groups could jeopardize the GOP's hold on a senate seat in one of the most Republican states in the nation, according to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Haley Barbour, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Major Announcement: Tea Party Express [Ix] Rolls Again

Calling all patriots! The Tea Party Express is back for another nationwide tour called "Fighting for Liberty Tour", and we're launching this Saturday April 19th! We are sick and tired of watching the failed policies of Barack Obama and his big-government pals in Congress push this country closer to the brink of financial disaster, all the while ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Texas

Sonoran News

Tea Party Patriots sues IRS and Treasury for documents regarding 501(c)4 Regulations

WOODSTOCK, Ga. Tea Party Patriots today filed a lawsuit in US District Court for the District of Columbia against the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Treasury, asking the court to force the release of documents shedding light on the agency's proposal for burdensome regulations for 501c4 citizens groups, and the roles played by former ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, US News

Gawker

The Electronic Frontier Foundation Makes Its Pitch to the Tea Party

Last night, certain segments of Twitter were startled to see the Electronic Frontier Foundation publicizing a blog post with the title " Tea Party, Taxes and Why the Original Patriots Would've Revolted Against the Surveillance State ."

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Related Topix: US News, Blog News, Activism, Tax

TheBlaze.com

Were Other Federal Agencies Poised to Go After Tea Party Groups as Well?

New documents show that ex-IRS official Lois Lerner inquired about the possibility of the Department 0f Justice taking action against organizations that "lied" about their political activity, adding yet another dimension to the agency's targeting of conservative groups.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat

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