Tea Party

Poll: GOP gets the blame in the government shutdown; Obama at 37 percent approval

President Barack Obama and lawmakers must rise above their incessant bickering and do more to end the partial government shutdown, according to a poll Wednesday that... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2013


House's 2 Kings personify GOP split

Two Republican Kings — who, for different reasons, voted against party leaders' last failed attempt to prevent President Barack Obama's health care overhaul from... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013


Shutdown ignores the larger problems

Unless the tea party, the president and Congress begin seriously talking about entitlement and tax reform, the current shutdown will be of little meaning or effect. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013


Tea party desires are the same as Obama's — discredit GOP leaders

If you can judge people by the quality of their enemies, one quality shared by many opponents of the tea party is their conservatism. Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013


Republican fight on U.S. shutdown shows simmering civil war

The Republican war with President Obama over funding the government and the new health-care law will play out in the coming days and months. The conflict now exposed... Read more »

Sept. 30, 2013


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