Tea Party

Virginia victory gives tea party ‘caffeine jolt’ for coming elections

As soon as a little-known conservative toppled House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Tuesday night, tea party enthusiasts turned their sights to the next big... Read more »

June 14, 2014


Lawmakers fume after IRS says untold number of emails lost in tea party targeting controversy

Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea... Read more »

June 14, 2014


Join the discussion: What does Cantor's defeat say about the future of American politics?

House Majority Leader and second-ranking Republican Eric Cantor was beaten in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District Republican primary election Tuesday, an... Read more »

June 12, 2014


Utahns react to defeat of U.S. House majority leader

In a private meeting with U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor just hours before he lost his seat in Virginia's Republican primary, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said... Read more »

June 11, 2014


Not all tea party members are anti-immigration

In the wake of Eric Cantor’s unpredicted loss to tea party challenger Dave Brat, some pundits are asserting that Cantor’s stance on immigration... Read more »

June 11, 2014


House Majority Leader Eric Cantor defeated in primary, tea party celebrates

Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat... Read more »

June 11, 2014


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