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...Land Management took the action Saturday afternoon after hundreds of states' rights protesters, including militia and tea party members, showed up at corrals outside Mesquite to demand the animals' return to rancher Cliven Bundy.The bureau issued...

...enough. "We are going to repeal every single word of Obamacare," said the first-term senator and tea party favorite.Another tea party favorite, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, insisted that the GOP must broaden its appeal in order to grow...
What others say: IRS stonewalling puts audit shoe on other foot

...the IRS handled applications for tax-exempt status by tea party and other conservative groups, and what Koskinen says...that agency employees flagged groups that mentioned "tea party" or "patriot" in their applications for nonprofit status...
Current administration consistently denies Freedom of Information Act requests

...Similarly, the AP has waited for more than 10 months for emails between the IRS and outside Democratic super PACs about tea party groups. Last year, the government denied 6,689 out of 7,818 requests for so-called expedited processing, which...
McConnell armed, not dangerous

...Senate minority leader to majority leader. Before that can happen, however, the first thing he has to do is defeat the tea-party opponent in his GOP primary back home in Kentucky -- Matt Bevin, who charges that McConnell has betrayed the conservative...
Franken: Sleeping through the campaign

...candidates. In Texas, of all places, moderation ruled the day as John Cornyn (a moderate by comparison) rolled over a tea party cast of characters that would have opened their side up to constant embarrassment. In Colorado, Ken Buck, a man who...
Cal Thomas: Is Cruz out of control?

...Washington establishment and the Tea Party? The prevailing wisdom is that the Tea Party harms incumbents, replacing them...says Cruz. While acknowledging that Tea Party candidates Christine O'Donnell...

...Senate's second-ranking Republican leader, faces tea party-backed Rep. Steve Stockman in Tuesday's election...adding that he might change his mind later.Cruz, a tea party favorite and potential 2016 presidential candidate, has...
Michele Bachmann: Undeterred and undiminished

...but not too early to get the views of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) on issues dear to a "founding mother" of the Tea Party movement and on how to beat Hillary Clinton in 2016, if the Democrat decides to run.Bachmann remains confident and...
The politics of stupidity

...nation into humiliating default when the government's borrowing authority runs out by March, or taking other extremist tea-party-fueled positions or uttering Neanderthal comments on social issues that give the Democrats new ammunition, the R's...


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