By David M. Drucker | 07/01/14 07:40 PM
In many ways, Sen. John McCain has followed the path laid out by Sen. Ted Kennedy after his unsuccessful attempt to wrest the Democratic nomination from Jimmy Carter in 1980.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/02/14 08:29 AM
If things were bad between Tea Party activists and the Mississippi Republican establishment before last Tuesday's Senate primary runoff, it's about to get a lot uglier.
By Becket Adams | 06/30/14 03:03 PM
A new Rasmussen survey found respondents think the IRS deliberately destroyed the emails to and from Lois Lerner as part of a cover-up.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/29/14 11:42 AM
Chris Edwards of the Cato Institute has launched a great new tool for understanding federal spending trends since 1970. It's the "Make Your Own Spending Chart" interactive on downsizinggovernment.org. You just check whichever federal department you want to graph and it appears on the chart...
By Becket Adams | 06/27/14 05:21 PM
Congress broadened its investigation of the IRS' targeting of conservative groups and the disappearance of two years' worth of subpoenaed emails Friday by demanding that the White House and Treasury answer specific questions regarding the scandal.
By Paul Bedard | 06/27/14 05:14 PM
They didn't win in Mississippi, but the Tea Party showed in their effort to unseat GOP Sen. Thad Cochran that it is alive and well, says a new analysis.
By Jeff Amy | 06/27/14 12:11 PM
A Tea Party official charged with conspiring to take photos of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran's wife inside a nursing home apparently committed suicide Friday, police said, days after Cochran won a nasty Republican primary.
By David M. Drucker | 06/27/14 07:48 AM
Sen. Thad Cochran pulled off a rare move in politics: An upset of an upset. After the 76-year-old Mississippi Republican came in second in the state's June 3 primary to state Sen. Chris McDaniel, he rallied to pull off a surprising win in the runoff two weeks later. So how did he do it?...
By David M. Drucker | 06/26/14 02:52 PM
Chris McDaniel appears out of options and prominent Mississippi Republicans are urging unity in the aftermath of Sen. Thad Cochran's unlikely victory in a GOP primary runoff.
By Mark J. Fitzgibbons | 06/26/14 02:26 PM
Multiple illegalities coming to light in the IRS scandal provide a composite sketch of why government is America's oldest, biggest and most pervasive lawbreaker -- with no close second. And, it's getting worse.
06/26/14 05:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tea party groups have failed again and again this year to win expensive, high-profile Senate races in Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi and elsewhere. Yet for those tea party groups, business has never been better. Even as their preferred candidates lose individual races, the...
By Blake Seitz | 06/25/14 05:35 PM
The ongoing scandal over IRS targeting of conservative groups has given new life to efforts to eliminate the agency altogether. A new 30-second digital ad from the Coalition to Repeal the 16th Amendment capitalizes on Democrats who have vigorously defended the IRS from what they call a "phony...
By Washington Examiner | 06/25/14 04:49 PM
There's no question that the Republican professional campaign establishment pulled off a political coup in Mississippi on Tuesday that would make even the most jaded consultant proud.
By Becket Adams | 06/25/14 03:56 PM
Republican lawmakers have pressed the IRS to tell the full story ever since the agency first admitted to targeting conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.
By Michael Barone | 06/25/14 10:52 AM
The headline result is summarized by the headline on Jennifer Rubin's blog post at the Washington Post this morning: "the Tea Party comes up dry."
By Byron York | 07/23/14
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