Tea Party

The Price of Republican Extremism

Ezra Klein: “Starting around the 2010 Tea Party surge, Republican voters have repeatedly chosen the most extreme candidates during primaries, and …

Politics

The Alabama Senate Race Has Lessons for Populists and the Establishment

Roy Moore’s loss on Tuesday underlines the significant possibility that both the establishment and populists might need to revise their electoral …

Conservative View

Problematic Women 22: #MeToo, Kellyanne Conway, And Time Magazine

In this week’s episode of #ProblematicWomen, Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny-Beth Martin joined Kelsey Harkness of The Daily Signal and Bre …

Conservative View

Attorney general files amicus brief in tea party IRS case

Ohio's attorney general wants to unseal testimony made by two former IRS officials at the center of a 2013 tea party tax scandal.<p>A federal judge …

Business

Here’s What You Should Know About ABC’s Misfire on Trump, Russia

<b>What happened?</b>ABC News journalist Brian Ross incorrectly reported on Friday that former national security adviser Michael Flynn would testify that …

Donald Trump

I Talked to NPR to Give Them a Tea Party Activist’s View On The Tax Bills

Sunday morning, I talked to NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro who asked me how I felt about the tax plan and the deficit.<p>“I do support the plan, but I don’t …

U.S. Politics

John Anderson, former Ill. rep and presidential candidate, dies at 95

Former Illinois congressman and independent presidential candidate John Anderson died Sunday at age 95, according to a statement from his …

Ronald Reagan

Flashback: ABC’s Brian Ross was forced to apologize after connecting Aurora shooting to Tea Party in 2012

ABC chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross was suspended Saturday for an erroneous report on Michael Flynn. But it wasn’t the first time Ross came under intense scrutiny for an incorrect report.<p>What happened before?<p>Following the tragic shooting at the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, in …

Conservative View

A Tea Party Activist On The Tax Bills

As congressional Republicans look to harmonize their Senate and House tax bills, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Tea Party Patriots co-founder Mark Meckler how he feels about the deficit.

Politics

BREAKING: Brian Ross SUSPENDED by ABC News

The AP has confirmed that Brian Ross has been suspended by ABC News for his error yesterday in reporting ‘candidate Trump’ instead of …

Conservative View

That's One Way To Get People To Go To Your Tea Party

When my sister was a kid she used to have a hard time finding real life friends to come to her tea party so she would sit down with her stuffed …

Why even liberals should cringe at Brian Ross' baseless attacks on Mark Levin

Liberals should cringe at Brian Ross' attacks on Mark Levin<p>Posted March 06, 2017 12:00 AM by Rob Eno<p>Rainmaker Photo/MediaPunch/AP Photo | Andrew F. …

Conservative View

Jerry Brown: California saved its economy by doing the exact opposite of what the GOP wants

Recognizing the threat of climate change, cutting fat from the budget and raising taxes — that’s the threefold plan California’s Gov. Jerry Brown (D) …

Liberal View

The newest round of anti-Trumpism

It is hard to believe that Trumpophobic idiocy can plumb depths more profound than it has reached in the last few days. Just as the Russian-collusion …

Conservative View

LA defense fund to help immigrants facing deportation gets underway

<i>FILE: A family member walks into the Adelanto Detention Facility on Nov. 15, 2013 in Adelanto, California.; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images</i>Leslie …

Immigration

Citizen engagement in 2017: Is this the start of something historic?

The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) has been a leading researcher in citizen engagement with Congress for decades and in January, after …

Betsy DeVos

Supreme Court to Weigh Warrantless Cellphone Data Searches

WASHINGTON—A pillar of modern policing will come under Supreme Court scrutiny Wednesday as the government defends its power to seize, without a search warrant, data that telecom and internet companies collect about an individual.<p>The case involves an armed robber the Federal Bureau of Investigation …

Surveillance

Tea Party?

Tea party? No, we have more important things to discuss, like crafting a perfect Nobel acceptance speech. Or a post-election victory speech. Or …

Former IRS Head Lois Lerner Wants Testimony Sealed Permanently

While director of the Internal Revenue Service, Lois Lerner targeted conservative Tea Party groups by denying or delaying tax-exempt status due to …

Conservative View

Time Magazine Calls Donald Trump ‘Incorrect’ Over His Person Of The Year Claim

It <i>was</i> the rare slow news day.<p>But while the rest of the country was digging into Thanksgiving leftovers and regretting waking up at dawn for Black Friday sales, President Donald Trump was airing his grievances on — where else? — Twitter. “<i>Time</i> Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be …

News (U.S.)

Bloomberg Op-Ed: IRS Targeting Scandal Is 'Fiction'

Those who believe history is presumptively written by the winners haven't seen Francis Wilkinson's attempt to create a bogus narrative on the …

Government

Lois Lerner is Lying Again, This Time About Me

Posted: Nov 22, 2017 11:44 AM<p>Nancy Garcia, then-President of the Nevada County Tea Party in Northern California, wore a white sweater, a red Tea …

Conservative View

Pressure mounts to unmask Hill harassers

Lawmakers in both parties say members of Congress shouldn't be allowed to use taxpayer money to settle harassment claims without being named.<p>Pressure is mounting on congressional leaders to release the names of lawmakers who have secretly settled sexual harassment claims at taxpayer expense — a …

Politics

Lois Lerner: My Life Will Be in Danger if Real Reason Why IRS Targeted Tea Party Goes Public

Former IRS director Lois Lerner told a federal court last week that she and her family could face death threats and physical violence if her …

Conservative View

GOP Surrenders Cherished IRS Scandal at Last

The fiction served the GOP for years, yet died quietly this month, forsaken and alone.<p>The IRS scandal came to a pathetic, whimpering conclusion earlier this month. For half a decade the scandal had kept delinquent members of Congress occupied and served up reliable programming to Fox News and other …

U.S. Congress

Lois Lerner: Save me from those crazed taxpayers!

I bet you thought the bad old days of the IRS scandal were over, huh? Well… not quite.<p>Two of the “stars” of the IRS debacle where they targeted …

Conservative View

Lois Lerner wants IRS testimony sealed forever, fearing death threats

Former IRS official Lois Lerner and her deputy are asking a federal court to keep their testimonies in the Tea Party targeting case private forever, over fear of death threats and potential harm to their families if the documents go public.<p>Lerner and her deputy Holly Paz filed a motion last …

U.S. Politics

Lois Lerner and her deputy ask federal judge to keep Tea Party targeting testimony sealed forever

Lois Lerner, a former top official at the IRS, and her former deputy have asked a federal court to keep their testimonies in the Tea Party targeting scandal private forever, citing risk of physical harm to them or their families if the testimony is made public.<p>What happened?<p>Lerner and her deputy, …

Conservative View

Montville Girl Scouts Help Refugees By Hosting Tea

Girls Scout troop in Montville help charity and host Tea Party<p>MONTVILLE, NJ -- Girl Scout Troop 4916 work on their Silver Award by hosting a …

New York City

Congress has paid $17 million in sexual misconduct and discrimination settlements

Congress has paid out more than $17.2 million over the last 20 years to cover 268 settlements on Capitol Hill, according to the Office of Compliance, …

U.S. Politics