Tea Party

Hatch says Lee, other tea party Republicans need to be 'rehabilitated'

Sen. Orrin Hatch declined Tuesday to endorse the reelection of fellow Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee but said Lee has plenty of time to improve his image after losing a... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2013

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Conservative history

Guess who the most ultra-conservative politicians in this nation’s history were? Hint: they aren’t Mike Lee and Ted Cruz. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2013

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What has changed after 16 days of shutdown?

Sixteen days in October could change everything, or not much at all. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2013

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Washington practicing too little politics, not too much

President Obama and some of his tea party adversaries share an impatience with Madisonian politics, which requires patience. Read more »

Oct. 20, 2013

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House has no functional majority with which to govern

It is now clear that there is no functional majority in the House of Representatives. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2013

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Blame game

The truth is quite simple. These elected officials were elected by the electorate by enough voters for them to have a majority. But they were elected to represent all... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2013

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