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Op-ed: Banana Republicans?

...want to defund the organization.Jordan says he understands why "60 percent of Republicans - not conservatives, not Tea Party members, but 60 percent of (all) Republicans - think we have betrayed them."Many within the political establishment...
Trump: Deport children of immigrants living illegally in US

...comprehensive plan in 2013 that would have legalized the status of many immigrant families. But Congress balked at the idea as tea party Republicans opposed the deal and Rubio has since backed away from his support.
Ted Cruz sees path to White House running through the South

...moochers electing leeches to steal from producers."The first-term senator, who built his national profile as a tea party favorite in his 2012 election and subsequent role in partially shuttering the federal government the following year...
New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

...attention in 2010, during the hand-count of ballots in the U.S. Senate race between Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski and tea party favorite Joe Miller. Murkowski mounted a write-in campaign to keep her job after losing the GOP primary to Miller...
Murkowski raises nearly $1.1 million in latest quarter which third-party groups can spend heavily on a race. In 2010, Murkowski was upset in the Republican primary by tea party favorite Joe Miller. She came back to win with a write-in campaign."Having to win a write-in is not a model...
Group backing clinton gets $1M from untraceable donors

...convention too unpredictable to support."It's becoming a presidential issue," said Mark Meckler, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots. "Candidates are being asked about it."Every state except Vermont has a legal requirement for a balanced...
Dads need recognition every day

...the year.While it is endearing to see a father bring his new baby home from the hospital, play a guest in a bedroom tea-party, sit patiently through getting his toenails painted, teach his children how to ride bicycles and cheer for his child...
Op-ed: The front-runner in name only, it was 13 years ago. Barack Obama was serving in the Illinois state Senate. No one had heard of Obamacare or the tea party, and wouldn't for years. It was before the invasion of Iraq, before Hurricane Katrina, before the financial meltdown...
Op-ed: Amateurs and wackos

...brutalized by those Republicans who have spent decades sharpening their skills in the dark game of politics.But now the tea-party types are changing their tune ... Ben Carson is just what the, uh, doctor ordered. That's because he prowls the...
Murkowski reports raising about $690K during first quarter

...Federal Election Commission and provided by her campaign coordinator. In 2010, Murkowski lost her Republican primary to tea party favorite Joe Miller but mounted a write-in campaign for the general election to keep her job.


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