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.
Is the exit of the movement’s biggest elected rabble-rousers a sign of decline or maturity? “We’re a long way from the point where we were only complaining,” said Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin.
Forget the “birthers,” his Muslim background and training as a secret socialist spy. A set of more serious inquiries have hit the White House in force.
Ousted acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller had a pretty lousy day in front of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Republican leaders hope to revive the tea party spirit. “Why aren’t you impeaching the president?”
Rep. Trey Radel wants his fellow Republicans to get outside the echo chamber — and gain an appreciation for N.W.A.
In wake of IRS targeting of conservative activists, “I don’t think Republicans have any fresh incentive to revisit” campaign finance reform, a Senate Democratic leadership aide acknowledged.
“I have got no patience with it, I will not tolerate it, and we will make sure that we find out exactly what happened on this,” says the president.
Tea Partiers and conservatives howled last year they were being targeted by the IRS. Turns out they were right. A campaign watchdog calls the revelation “troubling.”
So many helium puns, so little time for Georgia’s Hank Johnson.
Tweets claiming the CNN anchor was speculating about an anti-tax Tea Party connection turn out to be false.
Even as he wars with the Tea Party, George W. Bush’s political Svengali briefs House Republicans on the ways of messaging.
Paul gives the second and less official of two Republican responses to the State of the Union.
Kardashian posted a photo of her new diamond-encrusted handgun yesterday, which infuriated all of her followers. Things got a lot weirder though when Glenn Beck got involved.
Uniting the Tea Party. “Who’s the King David?”
Brendan Steinhauser leaving for a job in Texas.
Keli Carender says it’s time to copy the Obama campaign.
Redistricting and a national election push a House Republican to the center. “The Illinois Democrat.”