Tea Party

Talk of GOP primaries follows 'fiscal cliff' vote

Republicans in Congress who took the politically risky step of voting to raise taxes now find themselves trying to fend off potential primary challenges next year from... Read more »

Jan. 5, 2013

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APNewsBreak: Haley to announce DeMint's successor

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley planned to announce Monday a replacement for tea party favorite U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint. Read more »

Dec. 17, 2012


U.S. Sen. DeMint resigns to head conservative group

Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, a favorite among tea party activists, said Thursday he was resigning to take the helm of a conservative national think tank. Read more »

Dec. 6, 2012


Tea Party group chief quits, cites internal split

Eased out with an $8 million payout provided by an influential GOP fundraiser, former Republican House Majority Leader Dick Armey says he has left a conservative Tea... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2012


New Congress: Fewer moderates make deals harder

When the next Congress cranks up in January, there will be more women, many new faces and 11 fewer tea party-backed House Republicans from the class of 2010. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2012


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