Tea Party

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

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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

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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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Boehner: House won't pass 'clean' spending bill

House Republicans will not simply pass a temporary spending bill from the Democratic Senate after it is shorn clean of a tea party plan to "defund Obamacare," House... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2013

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