Now she’s desperately trying to get the photo taken down. What makes it even worse, she says, is that she signed up for health insurance via the Affordable Care Act and loves it. UPDATE — 7:51 p.m.: One of the pages, Right Wing News, has removed the image.
Five years after storming the national political stage, the Tea Party finds itself in the same ideological doldrums that killed off the social movements of the ’60s and ’80s.
A public relations spokesman for the organization says the number is an estimate.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce warns the heavyweight organization will make lawmakers “see the light” or run them out of Congress.
With the upcoming 20th anniversary of MTV’s groundbreaking season of The Real World — which featured late AIDS activist Pedro Zamora — and the show returning to San Francisco Wednesday, I talked to former cast member Rachel Campos-Duffy about Pedro, her memories of being on the show, and her thoughts on same-sex marriage.
“I can’t wait to see, in Iowa or New Hampshire, some Tea Party type calling him a liberal and Christie reaching down the guy’s throat and pulling his lungs out. I can’t wait to see that. I’ll pay money to see that.”
The campaign once looked like the perfect test case for running conservative candidates in swing states. It’s not.
“At this point the tea party is no more popular than the Klan.”
“I find it really unfortunate that this offensive slur was used to characterize anyone,” Langevin says. OFA: “We neither support nor approve of the inappropriate language used in a sign on the mall today.” Update: The sign-holder speaks.
Literally. With, like, rakes and garbage bags.
Strategists of all stripes scratch their heads as fiscal fight lumbers on.
The tea party group had to take out a $1 million line of credit, and its fundraising efforts have tanked this year, sources say. FreedomWorks dismisses the accusations as claims made by “bored former employees.”
The tea party senator and his allies campaigned on the promise to revolutionize Washington — so why is everyone so surprised they’re trying to do it?
“The East Coast loves you and by the East Coast I mean me.” Not safe for work, unless you work at Newark City Hall.
HOW DID THEY COME UP WITH THIS?
Act like you like each other.
Republicans had to get the big salad!
A small group of conservative Republicans have forced their leaders John Boehner and Eric Cantor to toe the ideological line. “They could have and they should have come to us first,” tea party conservative Rep. John Fleming says.
The White House has a lot to look forward to as it puts the Syria conflict in Russia’s hands.
A beautiful, horrible world.
Also, don’t call Florida’s first black Republican elected to state office since Reconstruction an African-American.
The threat of looming conservative primary challenges has kept scores of Republicans away from compromising on immigration and other issues. But it’s a myth.
Fending off a primary challenge at home, McConnell has gotten cozier than ever with the tea party. But can he be a movement leader and a Minority Leader at the same time?
I’m getting sic (sic) of this.