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
  • Hanging With A Has-Been At CPAC - Daily Beast
    ... flooding the hallway of the Gaylord Hotel in National Harbor, Md., stands Sharron Angle, a former Tea Party darling who rose to prominence in...
    03/1/2015 - 3:27 pm | View Link
  • GOP infighting in Va. may harm party’s White House bid in 2016 - Washington Post
    ... in which a largely unknown tea party activist, David Brat, vanquished then-House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. A united party, strategists say...
    03/1/2015 - 11:20 am | View Link
  • CPAC crowds cool to Jeb Bush - Boston Herald
    CPAC loved Walker, cool to Bush - GOPUSA
    02/28/2015 - 3:47 pm | View Link
  • GOP Bombs On Homeland Security - Daily Beast
    Senate OKs 1-week funding for Homeland Security, sends measure to ... - FOXNews.com
    02/28/2015 - 9:13 am | View Link
  • Tea party groups suing IRS call for independent prosecutor - WorldNetDaily
    Text smaller Text bigger Dozens of tea party organizations that have sued the Internal Revenue Service over the agency’s targeting of their kind
    02/27/2015 - 8:16 am | View Link
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  • Why This Tea Party Leader Is
    As a founder of the Tea Party movement, Debbie Dooley may be an unlikely advocate for renewable energy. But in an e360 interview, she explains why she is breaking ranks with fellow conservatives and promoting a Florida ballot initiative that would allow ...
    03/26/2015 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • Rock Choir tea party raises money for Missing People charity
    Rock Choir members from Farnham raised hundreds of pounds for the Missing People charity’s Everything Stops for Tea campaign. All 18,000 choir members across the country were invited to throw tea parties for family, friends and colleagues on Friday ...
    03/26/2015 - 4:36 am | View Link
  • Tea Party suspicions will present a 2016 challenge: Jeb Bush's Right Angle
    Conservatives aren't quickly embracing Jeb Bush. Quinnipiac University's most recent poll of likely Republican caucus-goers in Iowa measured Bush's support from Tea Party-aligned voters, who accounted for nearly a third of the sample, at only 3 percent.
    03/26/2015 - 2:45 am | View Link
  • How Bush-Appointed Ivy Leaguer Ted Cruz Became A Tea Party Darling
    Ted Cruz, who has become one of the Tea Party's most prominent voices, has officially announced his bid for president. But how is it that a graduate of Princeton and Harvard, a Bush appointee, can pass muster as the standard-bearer for a movement that is ...
    03/25/2015 - 11:11 pm | View Link
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer: The Tea Party “Hates Immigrants”
    Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York says the tea party “hates immigrants,” adding that Republicans didn’t pass the Senate immigration bill in the last Congress because of fear of the tea party. “If Speaker John Boehner, the leader of the ...
    03/25/2015 - 8:14 am | View Link
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  • Tea Party Patriots
    Tea Party Patriots - Pursuing Personal Freedom, Economic Freedom, and a Debt Free Future
    03/27/2015 - 7:56 am | View Website
  • The Tea Party | Official Website
    This easygoing attitude is a result of the new respect and appreciation of each other that The Tea Party principals felt while separated.
    03/27/2015 - 6:51 am | View Website
  • Tea Party Movement
    News about the Tea Party movement. Commentary and archival information about the Tea Party movement from The New York Times.
    03/26/2015 - 11:20 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    03/26/2015 - 9:01 am | 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 ...
    03/25/2015 - 8:15 pm | View Website
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