Tea Party 2.0: Upgraded For 2012

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While loud and raucous rallies are still a part of the tea party toolbox, the movement, which came to life over dissatisfaction with big government and anger over government bailouts and President Barack Obama's health care reform, is evolving.

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  • Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’
    A Florida state employee has been reprimanded and told not to come to work after Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration banned the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” Earlier this month, reports said that officials in the Scott administration ordered Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrators not to use the terms in documents or meetings because they asserted that the climate science behind global warming was not a “true fact.” More
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Poll: Christie is Republicans' third choice to run for presidentPoll: Christie is Republicans' third choice to run for president
    Gov. Chris Christie is the third most popular choice to run for president in 2016 among Republicans, according to a new national poll released today by Fairleigh Dickinson University. More
  • Letter: Tea party history - Charleston Post and Courier
    ... the Boston and Charlestown tea parties is disputable. Charlestown did not have a tea party before Boston. Actually, the local tea party ...
    06/1/2015 - 2:23 pm | View Link
  • For some tea party leaders, Legislature’s brew was weak - Dallas Morning News
    AUSTIN — Tea party leaders had high hopes for a game-changing legislative session, fueled by last year’s election of tea party-backed state
    06/1/2015 - 12:29 pm | View Link
  • Liberty Tea at Ingersoll museum this Saturday - Ingersoll Times
    ... a First World War event to life with a Liberty Tea. On Saturday, June 6, beginning at 2:30 p.m., the IODE Liberty Tea outdoor garden party is a...
    06/1/2015 - 11:44 am | View Link
  • Analysis: By design, Paul stands alone in presidential race - Miami Herald
    Fellow Republicans can't stand Rand - BBC
    06/1/2015 - 4:14 am | View Link
  • James Comer Concedes Kentucky Governor Primary - New York Times
    After close primary, Kentucky governor's race gets underway - Raleigh News & Observer
    05/29/2015 - 12:59 pm | View Link
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  • Tea Party Caucus Chair: Left Wants Churches, Non-Profits, Schools To Accept Polygamy
    Rep. Tim Huelskamp, a Republican from Kansas and the chairman of the HouseTea Party Caucus, says “the left” will push churches, schools, and non-profits to accept polygamy following the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down bans on same-sex marriage.
    06/30/2015 - 1:31 am | View Link
  • Paul LePage is facing impeachment: Why the Tea Party hero’s luck may have finally run out
    Even among the gaggle of hopping mad reactionaries swept into power by 2010’s Tea Party wave, the unbridled anger of Paul LePage, the former businessman who is currently in his second term as Maine’s governor, has always allowed him to stand out.
    06/30/2015 - 1:09 am | View Link
  • Garden Tea Party a huge success in Memphis
    It can sometimes be difficult to get a decent crowd for a Thursday night event at the library, so when the Memphis Public Library welcomed 78 women to a recent Garden Tea Party, it was definitely impressive. “We had a really great turnout and I was just ...
    06/30/2015 - 12:28 am | View Link
  • Hundreds raised at top tea party held in Weddington
    A TEA party with a difference was enjoyed by visitors at a Nuneaton charity fundraiser. Pots of tea, cups of coffee and scores of cakes were on offer for people going along to a Mad Hatter's Tea Party event in Nuneaton. The event, which was held at Earth ...
    06/29/2015 - 11:49 pm | View Link
  • Tea Party Caucus Chief: Kasich's Same-Sex Surrender is a Bow to the Left
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is expected to join the growing field of GOP presidential hopefuls next month, has thrown is in the towel on the issue the same-sex marriage when he should be fighting it, Rep. Tim Huelskamp, chairman of the Tea Party Caucus, said.
    06/29/2015 - 11:58 am | View Link
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  • Tea Party
    The Tea Party is a grassroots movement that brings awareness to any issue which challenges the security, sovereignty or domestic tranquility of our beloved nation.
    06/30/2015 - 12:05 am | View Website
  • Tea Party Patriots
    Tea Party Patriots - Pursuing Personal Freedom, Economic Freedom, and a Debt Free Future
    06/29/2015 - 10:39 pm | View Website
  • Tea Party movement
    The Tea Party movement is an American political movement known for its conservative positions and its role in the Republican Party ("GOP"). It demands a reduction in ...
    06/29/2015 - 1:14 pm | View Website
  • The Tea Party
    Created to foster the constitutional conservative values of the Tea Party movement. Includes a directory of local Tea Parties.
    06/28/2015 - 9:57 pm | View Website
  • Tea Party
    Coastal Bend residents gather Wednesday around a stack of simulated bags of tea to be thrown into the Corpus Christi Bay to echo the Boston Tea Party.
    06/26/2015 - 4:09 pm | View Website
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