By Joel Gehrke | 04/23/14 09:09 AM
Tea Party candidate Curt Clawson won the Republican primary in the special election seat to replace Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fla., who resigned after pleading guilty for cocaine possession, a victory that the Tea Party Express is claiming as "the movement's first victory of 2014."
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/23/14 08:03 AM
It's big business versus the free market once again as K Street lobbyists square off against Tea Party groups in two Republican House primaries this spring. Moderate Republican Mike Simpson is fighting to hold onto his Idaho seat as the Club for Growth spends big to unseat him. Meanwhile, some...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/18/14 01:35 PM
Tea Party Express Chairman Amy Kremer resigned Friday to join the campaign of Matt Bevin, who's challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in the May 20 Kentucky Republican primary.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 11:45 AM
Amy Kremer, the chairman of the Tea Party Express, announced Friday that she was resigning her post heading the influential conservative group effective immediately.
By Mark Tapscott | 04/17/14 09:10 AM
Congressional and media attention in the IRS scandal thus far has focused mainly on the federal tax agency and its former exempt organizations director, Lois Lerner. But Judicial Watch, the non-profit government watchdog, has obtained email correspondence between Lerner and key U.S. Department...
By Associated Press | 04/17/14 08:40 AM
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Another early Republican presidential prospect is heading to Liberty University. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will deliver the keynote commencement address May 10 at the Virginia university founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell. The Lynchburg school announced his...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/16/14 02:01 PM
Former IRS official Lois Lerner discussed referring conservative groups for prosecution after the Justice Department inquired about possible tax fraud violations by nonprofits. Lerner and Justice officials discussed the issue pursuant to a suggestion from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who...
By Sean Higgins | 04/16/14 01:57 PM
Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, got a boost from the Chamber of Commerce today when it officially released an ad in which former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney endorsed him.
By Joel Gehrke | 04/15/14 11:22 AM
The Republican National Committee on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service after months of trying to obtain documents pertaining to the targeting of Tea Party groups through a Freedom of Information Act request.
By Paul Bedard | 04/13/14 02:17 PM
Voter disgust with Congress has hit a new low, with just 9 percent wishing that the current House and Senate be re-elected and half of voters feeling that people picked randomly out of a telephone book would do better than the officeholders of today. Rasmussen Reports revealed in a Sunday poll...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/10/14 01:50 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, rejected Attorney General Eric Holder's suggestion that JudiCIAry Committee members disrespected him because of his race. "There's no issue of race here," Boehner told reporters Thursday. "The frustration is that the American people have not been told the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/10/14 01:50 PM
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted Thursday to hold former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to talk to lawmakers about her role in the agency's pattern of targeting conservative groups. The vote was 21-12, with all...
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/09/14 03:14 PM
The House Ways and Means Committee has released a timeline that they say makes the case that former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner was actively targeting conservative groups seeking tax exempt status ahead of the 2012 election cycle.
By Sean Lengell | 04/08/14 06:02 PM
A House Oversight and Government Reform Committee report on Tuesday recommended the full House find former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for her refusal to answers questions about the agency's conservative-targeting scandal. "Lois Lerner's testimony is...
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 12:46 PM
A founding father of the conservative movement who is now a star among Tea Party activists is urging the GOP to choose a governor to duel Washington “insider” Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying that 2016 isn’t the best time for Sen. Ted Cruz to run.
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