Articles Tagged 'Tea Party'

Jeb Bush holds firm on immigration, Common Core as tea partiers lead CPAC walkout

by Seth McLaughlin - The Washington Times  |  published on February 27, 2015
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush followed through Friday on his promise not to pander to the party’s activists base, standing his ground on a couple of thorny issues that most grass-roots conservatives can’t stomach. In a highly anticipated appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Mr. Bush did not waiver in his support for Common Core K-12 education standards and… READ MORE

Lois Lerner Received $129K in Bonuses… While Targeting Conservatives

by CJ Ciaramella | The Washington Free Beacon
Published on February 25, 2015

Former IRS official Lois Lerner received $129,300 in bonuses between 2010 and 2013, records obtained through the Freedom of Information Act show. Over a three-year… READ MORE

Florida sees strange bedfellows in fight over solar power

by The Wall Street Journal |  |  published on February 21, 2015
A broad political coalition, from liberal environmentalists to tea-party conservatives, has banded together in Florida to press for something that ironically is in short supply in the Sunshine State: solar power. The group, which also includes business owners, libertarians and Christian conservatives, launched a campaign in January to place an initiative on the state’s 2016 ballot that would eliminate restrictions… READ MORE

GOP Senator: We Have 16K Unique Lerner Emails With Potential Admin Contacts

by Pam Key | Breitbart
Published on February 12, 2015

Thursday on Fox New Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) explained in November the Treasury Inspector General reported that it had recovered almost 80,000… READ MORE

Boehner rips right for raising money by ‘just beating the dickens out of me’

by David McCabe, The Hill
Published on January 24, 2015

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is blaming conservative groups in Washington for turning him into a human pinata to raise money. In an interview to air… READ MORE

Donald Trump states case for becoming next president

by MAYA T. PRABHU | The State
Published on January 20, 2015

MYRTLE BEACH — Businessman Donald Trump said he is giving “serious thought” to running for president in 2016 and that he thinks he would be… READ MORE

IRS keeps Albuquerque Tea Party in limbo 5 years after tax-exempt status application

by Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times
Published on January 13, 2015

Before there were the lost Lerner emails, the congressional hearings and the retaliatory budget cuts, there was the Albuquerque Tea Party, a group of politically… READ MORE

Ted Cruz scheduled to address South Carolina Tea Party convention

by David Sherfinski - The Washington Times  |  published on January 3, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, is scheduled to be a featured speaker at the fourth annual South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention to be held Jan. 17-19 in Myrtle Beach. Joe Dugan, founder and executive producer of the convention, said Friday that the event will also feature training classes for grassroots leaders and activists and panel discussions.… READ MORE

GOP report: Top IRS official considered admitting targeting before 2012 election — but didn’t

Published on December 23, 2014

A top IRS official considered going public with the agency’s targeting of conservative groups at a hearing just months before the 2012 presidential election but… READ MORE

Tea party to defend its small government champions in 2016 Senate races

by Seth McLaughlin - The Washington Times
Published on December 22, 2014

Sen. John McCain likely has a bull’s-eye on his back, but tea party groups have signaled that they expect the 2016 Senate races to be… READ MORE