By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:13 PM
Mark Fisher makes no apologies for being a Tea Party member or for his belief in a minimalist government even while running for office in a state where many Republicans prefer to stay closer to the political center.
By Star Parker | 03/07/14 11:31 AM
It's with mixed reviews that the Tea Party is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its emergence onto the nation's political scene.
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/05/14 04:22 PM
You're familiar, I'm sure, with the liberal argument that the Tea Party is not a real grassroots phenomenon, but is instead the plaything of plutocrats.
By Tim Mak | 03/05/14 02:07 PM
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa on Wednesday abruptly adjourned a hearing over the IRS' targeting of conservative groups after former agency official Lois Lerner refused to answer his questions. Issa had called the hearing to hear testimony from Lerner, who headed the IRS...
By Paul Bedard | 03/05/14 12:01 PM
A House chairman probing the IRS scandal on Wednesday said that President Obama has reneged on a promise to have his aides cooperate with the investigation, forcing the Ways and Means Committee to conduct a dragnet for emails and documents needed to smoke out the truth. Rep. Dave Camp also...
By Mark J. Fitzgibbons | 03/04/14 02:24 PM
Noted constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley recently testified before the House Judiciary Committee, saying, “we are in the midst of a constitutional crisis with sweeping implications for our system of government.”
By David M. Drucker | 03/04/14 01:32 PM
The tax reform plan from Michigan Rep. Dave Camp was unimaginable as a Republican document just a few years ago, the result of a shifting political landscape that has seen the triumph of President Obama's tax message and the influence of conservative populism. The House Ways and Means...
By Gene Healy | 03/04/14 08:40 AM
It's been five years since Rick Santelli's CNBC "rant that shook the world" helped give rise to the Tea Party movement.
By Washington Examiner | 03/02/14 03:11 PM
Enthusiasm for old-fashioned dirty politics - including back-room deals, vote-buying with earmarks and log-rolling - is making a comeback. Shocking as that might be for folks who thought the banishment of earmarks a few years ago marked the end of congressional corruption, what is also...
By Michael Barone | 02/28/14 03:55 PM
February marked the fifth anniversary of the reemergence of the label "Tea Party" in American politics. It was in February 2009 that Rick Santelli delivered his famous rant on CNBC, and a few days later, a group calling itself theTea Party Patriots was organized.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/28/14 03:38 PM
With conservative and liberal activists critical of the Internal Revenue Service regulations for nonprofit groups, the spotlight is shifting to new IRS commissioner John Koskinen, who is under pressure not to finalize regulations that would circumscribe the political activity of groups such as...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/28/14 09:21 AM
Several hundred Tea Party activists and professionals gathered in Washington on Thursday to celebrate their fifth anniversary.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/27/14 05:21 PM
Shortly after his speech to the Tea Party Patriots on Thursday, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, blasted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., for having "contempt" for the American people. Cruz referred to Reid's recent comments calling Obamacare horror stories "untrue." "Yesterday, Harry Reid...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/27/14 02:46 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., reminded Tea Party activists that it's possible to disagree with President Obama without resorting to using divisive rhetoric. "There are times, and I don't think it is our movement, but there are times when people are using language that shouldn't be used," Paul said....
By Mark Tapscott | 02/27/14 09:13 AM
Odds are solid that former IRS senior executive Lois Lerner will never appear before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to spill the beans on the IRS scandal. Webb Hubbell would be impressed. Webb Hubbell? Those old enough to remember Bill Clinton was in the Oval Office...
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