Tea Party http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Tea Party en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 22 Aug 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:23:55 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657593/Ex-IRS-official-called-conservatives-crazies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657593/Ex-IRS-official-called-conservatives-crazies.html A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:15:00 MDT Tea party groups' suit against IRS moves forward http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657011/Tea-party-groups-suit-against-IRS-moves-forward.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657011/Tea-party-groups-suit-against-IRS-moves-forward.html A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit by 10 tea party groups to move forward against the Internal Revenue Service, rejecting... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:27:05 MDT Second federal judge wants info on lost IRS emails http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656539/Second-federal-judge-wants-info-on-lost-IRS-emails.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656539/Second-federal-judge-wants-info-on-lost-IRS-emails.html A second federal judge has ordered the IRS to provide information about lost emails from a central figure in the agency's tea... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:59:49 MDT Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656515/Federal-judge-orders-IRS-to-explain-lost-emails.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656515/Federal-judge-orders-IRS-to-explain-lost-emails.html A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:33:25 MDT Michael Gerson: Conservative success and the recovery of a conservative temperament http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606700/Conservative-success-and-the-recovery-of-a-conservative-temperament.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606700/Conservative-success-and-the-recovery-of-a-conservative-temperament.html A party that is genuinely excited about conservative anti-poverty proposals, the child tax credit and other reforms —... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:47:02 MDT Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656470/Federal-judge-orders-IRS-to-explain-lost-emails.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656470/Federal-judge-orders-IRS-to-explain-lost-emails.html A federal judge ordered the IRS Thursday to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 14:23:00 MDT George F. Will: Mississippi votes its appetite http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605810/Mississippi-votes-its-appetite.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605810/Mississippi-votes-its-appetite.html McDaniel's defeat, like many the tea party has experienced this primary season, brings that feisty faction face to face with... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:19:02 MDT IRS head says no laws broken in loss of emails that might shed light on tea party targeting controversy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655682/IRS-head-says-no-laws-broken-in-loss-of-emails-that-might-shed-light-on-tea-party-targeting.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655682/IRS-head-says-no-laws-broken-in-loss-of-emails-that-might-shed-light-on-tea-party-targeting.html Republicans in Congress aren't buying the contention by the head of the Internal Revenue Service that he has seen no evidence... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 08:16:25 MDT Democrats to pick nominee in Tuesday's election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655528/Democrats-to-pick-nominee-in-Tuesdays-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655528/Democrats-to-pick-nominee-in-Tuesdays-election.html Two Democrats face off Tuesday for their party's nomination in the 3rd Congressional District. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 09:50:44 MDT Congress probes how IRS emails could go missing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655478/Congress-probes-how-IRS-emails-could-go-missing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655478/Congress-probes-how-IRS-emails-could-go-missing.html The Internal Revenue Service commissioner said Friday the agency will not share with Congress additional details about its... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:42:19 MDT Congress to probe how IRS emails could go missing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655464/Congress-to-probe-how-IRS-emails-could-go-missing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655464/Congress-to-probe-how-IRS-emails-could-go-missing.html In the week since the Internal Revenue Service acknowledged it can't produce emails from seven officials connected to the tea... Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:24:53 MDT Mike Lee thinks the IRS is involved in a cover-up http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605477/Mike-Lee-thinks-the-IRS-is-involved-in-a-cover-up.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605477/Mike-Lee-thinks-the-IRS-is-involved-in-a-cover-up.html The IRS is seeking to cover up damaging evidence related to the Internal Revenue Service’s reported targeting of... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:34:18 MDT Richard Davis: Reports of tea party's demise are greatly exaggerated http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605365/Reports-of-tea-partys-demise-are-greatly-exaggerated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605365/Reports-of-tea-partys-demise-are-greatly-exaggerated.html Obituaries for the tea party have been rampant in the past six months. But the tea party demonstrated it really isn’t... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:35:47 MDT Hot race for No. 3 spot in GOP leadership http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655287/Hot-race-for-No-3-spot-in-GOP-leadership.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655287/Hot-race-for-No-3-spot-in-GOP-leadership.html The contest for the No. 3 spot in the House GOP has turned into conservatives' last, best shot at joining the congressional... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 06:49:51 MDT Lawmakers: IRS says it lost more emails connected to tea party investigation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655220/Lawmakers-IRS-says-it-lost--more-emails-connected-to-tea-party-investigation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655220/Lawmakers-IRS-says-it-lost--more-emails-connected-to-tea-party-investigation.html The Internal Revenue Service has lost more emails connected to the tea party investigation, congressional investigators said... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:31:38 MDT Kathleen Parker: Cantor reality check — It's always about the ground game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605300/Cantor-reality-check-2-Its-always-about-the-ground-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605300/Cantor-reality-check-2-Its-always-about-the-ground-game.html Conventional wisdom, that self-righteous propagandist, has it that Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's trouncing... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:39:43 MDT Robert Bennett: Many miles left to go before the race in 2016 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605232/Many-miles-left-to-go-before-the-race-in-2016.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605232/Many-miles-left-to-go-before-the-race-in-2016.html Last week was significant with respect to the race in 2016. Hillary Clinton sat down with Diane Sawyer for an extensive... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:10:48 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Examining the implications of the Eric Cantor upset http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605187/Examining-the-implications-of-the-Eric-Cantor-upset.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605187/Examining-the-implications-of-the-Eric-Cantor-upset.html A tea party upstart defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a one of the biggest upsets in U.S. political history. We... Sun, 15 Jun 2014 00:12:07 MDT Virginia victory gives tea party ‘caffeine jolt’ for coming elections http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655006/Virginia-victory-gives-tea-party-6caffeine-jolt7-for-coming-elections.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655006/Virginia-victory-gives-tea-party-6caffeine-jolt7-for-coming-elections.html As soon as a little-known conservative toppled House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Tuesday night, tea party enthusiasts... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 14:25:59 MDT Lawmakers fume after IRS says untold number of emails lost in tea party targeting controversy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654998/Lawmakers-fume-after-IRS-says-untold-number-of-emails-lost-in-tea-party-targeting-controversy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654998/Lawmakers-fume-after-IRS-says-untold-number-of-emails-lost-in-tea-party-targeting-controversy.html Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:14:47 MDT Join the discussion: What does Cantor's defeat say about the future of American politics? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604969/Join-the-discussion-What-does-Cantors-defeat-say-about-the-future-of-American-politics.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604969/Join-the-discussion-What-does-Cantors-defeat-say-about-the-future-of-American-politics.html House Majority Leader and second-ranking Republican Eric Cantor was beaten in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:36:04 MDT Utahns react to defeat of U.S. House majority leader http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604996/Utahns-react-to-defeat-of-US-House-majority-leader.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604996/Utahns-react-to-defeat-of-US-House-majority-leader.html In a private meeting with U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor just hours before he lost his seat in Virginia's Republican... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:35:00 MDT Not all tea party members are anti-immigration http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604982/Not-all-tea-party-members-are-anti-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604982/Not-all-tea-party-members-are-anti-immigration.html In the wake of Eric Cantor’s unpredicted loss to tea party challenger Dave Brat, some pundits are asserting that... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 16:17:19 MDT House Majority Leader Eric Cantor defeated in primary, tea party celebrates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654843/House-Majority-Leader-Eric-Cantor-defeated-in-primary-tea-party-celebrates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654843/House-Majority-Leader-Eric-Cantor-defeated-in-primary-tea-party-celebrates.html Republican tea party forces are rejoicing and the party establishment is somber or altogether silent in the wake of House... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 09:15:29 MDT House Majority Leader Cantor defeated in primary http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654821/House-Majority-Leader-Cantor-defeated-in-primary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654821/House-Majority-Leader-Cantor-defeated-in-primary.html House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was defeated Tuesday by a little-known economics professor in Virginia's Republican... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:26:56 MDT News Guide: Primary elections Tuesday in 6 states http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654783/News-Guide-Primary-elections-Tuesday-in-6-states.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654783/News-Guide-Primary-elections-Tuesday-in-6-states.html Voters head to the polls Tuesday in primary elections in five states, plus a runoff in Arkansas. Here are some highlights. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:40:37 MDT Rick Perry's Texas legacy unraveling as he leaves http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654475/Rick-Perrys-Texas-legacy-unraveling-as-he-leaves.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654475/Rick-Perrys-Texas-legacy-unraveling-as-he-leaves.html As he gears up for a possible second presidential run, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is crisscrossing the country extolling a... Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:24:35 MDT House voting to hold ex-IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653203/House-voting-to-hold-ex-IRS-official-Lois-Lerner-in-contempt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653203/House-voting-to-hold-ex-IRS-official-Lois-Lerner-in-contempt.html The House is preparing to vote Wednesday on holding a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for... Wed, 07 May 2014 00:00:00 MDT Robert Bennett: Thoughts on the need for a bit more thought http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602435/Thoughts-on-the-need-for-a-bit-more-thought.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602435/Thoughts-on-the-need-for-a-bit-more-thought.html Robert Bennett reflects on three incidents from this week's news: Donald Sterling's comments, Cliven Bundy's situation, and... Mon, 05 May 2014 08:45:00 MDT Lawyer for ex-IRS official at center of conservative targeting controversy asks to address House http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652736/Lawyer-for-ex-IRS-official-at-center-of-conservative-targeting-controversy-asks-to-address-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652736/Lawyer-for-ex-IRS-official-at-center-of-conservative-targeting-controversy-asks-to-address-House.html The lawyer for a former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy asked Monday to... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:45:15 MDT House panel refers ex-IRS official Lois Lerner to Justice Dept. over tea party targeting controversy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651589/House-panel-refers-ex-IRS-official-Lois-Lerner-to-Justice-Dept-over-tea-party-targeting-controversy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651589/House-panel-refers-ex-IRS-official-Lois-Lerner-to-Justice-Dept-over-tea-party-targeting-controversy.html The House Ways and Means Committee voted Wednesday to refer a former Internal Revenue Service official to the Justice... Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:28:34 MDT He could be a contender: Republican Ted Cruz has book deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651073/He-could-be-a-contender-Republican-Ted-Cruz-has-book-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651073/He-could-be-a-contender-Republican-Ted-Cruz-has-book-deal.html Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican often mentioned as a possible presidential candidate, is working on a project considered... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:45:58 MDT IRS chief: Producing documents sought in targeting of tea party groups could take years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650587/IRS-chief-Producing-documents-sought-in-targeting-of-tea-party-groups-could-take-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650587/IRS-chief-Producing-documents-sought-in-targeting-of-tea-party-groups-could-take-years.html The head of the Internal Revenue Service told House Republicans on Wednesday that it would take years to provide all the... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:05:03 MDT Libertarian wave wins big at CPAC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598325/Libertarian-wave-wins-big-at-CPAC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598325/Libertarian-wave-wins-big-at-CPAC.html The tea party and especially Sen. Rand Paul won big over the weekend during the annual Conservative Political Action... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:09:26 MDT Tea party challengers struggle to continue success http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649312/Tea-party-challengers-struggle-to-continue-success.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649312/Tea-party-challengers-struggle-to-continue-success.html Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the movement... Sat, 08 Mar 2014 13:29:33 MST Michael Gerson: The GOP needs to capture the populist impulse http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865597729/The-GOP-needs-to-capture-the-populist-impulse.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865597729/The-GOP-needs-to-capture-the-populist-impulse.html Post-Obamacare liberalism is in a state of disrepair, having alienated growing numbers of political independents. But on the... Sun, 02 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MST Letter: Mike Lee http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591032/Letter-Mike-Lee.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865591032/Letter-Mike-Lee.html It would be tragic if the senator’s recent attempts to suggest he’s re-thinking the goals of the GOP turned out... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST Michael Gerson: Utah Sen. Mike Lee emerges as a communitarian http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590873/Utah-Sen-Mike-Lee-emerges-as-a-communitarian.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590873/Utah-Sen-Mike-Lee-emerges-as-a-communitarian.html For those who expect and fear an irrepressible conflict between the tea party and the Republican establishment, Sen. Mike Lee... Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST GOP infighting fierce even in Western strongholds like Utah and Idaho http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641776/GOP-infighting-fierce-even-in-Western-strongholds-like-Utah-and-Idaho.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641776/GOP-infighting-fierce-even-in-Western-strongholds-like-Utah-and-Idaho.html Republicans have made the Mountain West a stronghold, which is why brewing party brawls in Wyoming, Idaho and Utah are... Sun, 17 Nov 2013 00:18:01 MST Mia Love says, 'I don't believe in labels' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590533/Mia-Love-says-I-dont-believe-in-labels.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590533/Mia-Love-says-I-dont-believe-in-labels.html Congressional candidate Mia Love rejected the tea party label Wednesday and said she disagreed with how Sen. Mike Lee,... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:50:00 MST Robert Bennett: Both parties claim victories in changing landscapes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641459/Both-parties-claim-victories-in-changing-landscapes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641459/Both-parties-claim-victories-in-changing-landscapes.html Both parties are claiming good omens from last week's elections. As we sift through them, we should remember that no election... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 10:43:57 MST Sen. Mike Lee in Iowa debut: Time to stop being 'party of no' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590312/Sen-Mike-Lee-in-Iowa-debut-Time-to-stop-being-party-of-no.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590312/Sen-Mike-Lee-in-Iowa-debut-Time-to-stop-being-party-of-no.html Utah Sen. Mike Lee made his Iowa political debut Saturday with a call for his fellow tea party conservatives to take the lead... Sat, 09 Nov 2013 21:55:00 MST Iowa fundraiser featuring Sen. Mike Lee a 'rallying point' for tea party http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590223/Iowa-fundraiser-featuring-Sen-Mike-Lee-a-rallying-point-for-tea-party.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590223/Iowa-fundraiser-featuring-Sen-Mike-Lee-a-rallying-point-for-tea-party.html A fundraiser Saturday for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition featuring Utah Sen. Mike Lee is turning into a call to arms... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:30:00 MST Michael Gerson: The GOP's new reality http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589902/The-GOPs-new-reality.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589902/The-GOPs-new-reality.html Following the recent tea-party Tet Offensive -- tactically disastrous but symbolically important -- the Republican... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST Rallying for Virginia Democrat, Obama tears into tea party http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641077/Rallying-for-Virginia-Democrat-Obama-tears-into-tea-party.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641077/Rallying-for-Virginia-Democrat-Obama-tears-into-tea-party.html President Barack Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday as part of an extreme tea party Republican faction that shut... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 15:47:09 MST Mitt Romney goes after tea party, Obama's 'fundamental dishonesty' about Obamacare http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589797/Mitt-Romney-goes-after-tea-party-Obamas-fundamental-dishonesty-about-Obamacare.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589797/Mitt-Romney-goes-after-tea-party-Obamas-fundamental-dishonesty-about-Obamacare.html Mitt Romney criticized both President Barack Obama's "fundamental dishonesty" about the Affordable Care Act and tea party... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 15:01:22 MST Mitt Romney on 'Meet the Press,' leaves Ted Cruz off his list of 2016 GOP stars http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641070/Mitt-Romney-on-Meet-the-Press-leaves-Ted-Cruz-off-his-list-of-2016-GOP-stars.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641070/Mitt-Romney-on-Meet-the-Press-leaves-Ted-Cruz-off-his-list-of-2016-GOP-stars.html Mitt Romney isn't including tea party favorite Ted Cruz among the Republicans' most electable potential presidential... Sun, 03 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MDT Politicos wonder which Sen. Lee will show up at Utah, Iowa events http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589706/Politicos-wonder-which-Sen-Lee-will-show-up-at-Utah-Iowa-events.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589706/Politicos-wonder-which-Sen-Lee-will-show-up-at-Utah-Iowa-events.html Sen. Mike Lee might be sounding less strident lately, but the head of the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition is still looking... Fri, 01 Nov 2013 22:20:00 MDT Conservative groups driving GOP agenda http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640985/Conservative-groups-driving-GOP-agenda.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640985/Conservative-groups-driving-GOP-agenda.html Virtually unknown outside Washington, a coalition of hardline conservative groups is fighting to seize control of the... Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:30:03 MDT