Tea Party http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Tea Party en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:57:53 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 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 'Anger is not an agenda': Sen. Mike Lee plays GOP peacemaker in D.C. speech (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589410/Anger-is-not-an-agenda-Sen-Mike-Lee-plays-GOP-peacemaker-in-DC-speech-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589410/Anger-is-not-an-agenda-Sen-Mike-Lee-plays-GOP-peacemaker-in-DC-speech-video.html Sen. Mike Lee attempted to play Republican Party peacemaker Tuesday in a speech to a Washington D.C. think tank that called... Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:55:00 MDT Letter: Unified Coalition http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589349/Letter-Unified-Coalition.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589349/Letter-Unified-Coalition.html Part of the reason we have Obamacare is because Republicans could never come together on a sensible free-market solution of... Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: True patriot http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640725/True-patriot.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640725/True-patriot.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: True colors http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640728/True-colors.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640728/True-colors.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: No rehabilitation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640727/No-rehabilitation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640727/No-rehabilitation.html Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Cruz caps post-shutdown tour with wary Iowans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640622/Cruz-caps-post-shutdown-tour-with-wary-Iowans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640622/Cruz-caps-post-shutdown-tour-with-wary-Iowans.html Never mind that he lost. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 07:18:55 MDT Letters: False victory http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588930/False-victory.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588930/False-victory.html If crushing the opponents of unbridled government spending marks a great victory for America, one can only wonder how bitter... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Hatch says Lee, other tea party Republicans need to be 'rehabilitated' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588921/Hatch-says-Lee-other-tea-party-Republicans-need-to-be-rehabilitated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588921/Hatch-says-Lee-other-tea-party-Republicans-need-to-be-rehabilitated.html Sen. Orrin Hatch declined Tuesday to endorse the reelection of fellow Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee but said Lee has plenty... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 17:45:16 MDT Letters: Conservative history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588860/Conservative-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588860/Conservative-history.html Guess who the most ultra-conservative politicians in this nation’s history were? Hint: they aren’t Mike Lee and... Tue, 22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT What has changed after 16 days of shutdown? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640364/What-has-changed-after-16-days-of-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640364/What-has-changed-after-16-days-of-shutdown.html Sixteen days in October could change everything, or not much at all. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 07:19:03 MDT George F. Will: Washington practicing too little politics, not too much http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588738/Washington-practicing-too-little-politics-not-too-much.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588738/Washington-practicing-too-little-politics-not-too-much.html President Obama and some of his tea party adversaries share an impatience with Madisonian politics, which requires patience. Sun, 20 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Michael Gerson: House has no functional majority with which to govern http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588588/House-has-no-functional-majority-with-which-to-govern.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588588/House-has-no-functional-majority-with-which-to-govern.html It is now clear that there is no functional majority in the House of Representatives. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Blame game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588631/Blame-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588631/Blame-game.html The truth is quite simple. These elected officials were elected by the electorate by enough voters for them to have a... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letters: Herbert billboard http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588633/Herbert-billboard.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588633/Herbert-billboard.html While Governor Herbert does deserve credit for agreeing to use state money to reopen the parks, if Secretary of the Interior... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Newark Mayor Cory Booker's campaign path has been far bumpier than anticipated http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639978/Newark-Mayor-Cory-Bookers-campaign-path-has-been-far-bumpier-than-anticipated.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639978/Newark-Mayor-Cory-Bookers-campaign-path-has-been-far-bumpier-than-anticipated.html Cory Booker's path to Wednesday's U.S. Senate election has been bumpier than anticipated. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:37:04 MDT Letters: Tea Party, Mike Lee poisoning all institutions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639862/Tea-Party-Mike-Lee-poisoning-all-institutions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639862/Tea-Party-Mike-Lee-poisoning-all-institutions.html Mon, 14 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Poll: GOP gets the blame in the government shutdown; Obama at 37 percent approval http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639569/Poll-GOP-gets-the-blame-in-the-government-shutdown-Obama-at-37-percent-approval.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639569/Poll-GOP-gets-the-blame-in-the-government-shutdown-Obama-at-37-percent-approval.html President Barack Obama and lawmakers must rise above their incessant bickering and do more to end the partial government... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:23:27 MDT Letters: Republicans should stop calling each other names and unite http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639462/Republicans-should-stop-calling-each-other-names-and-unite.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639462/Republicans-should-stop-calling-each-other-names-and-unite.html Tue, 08 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT House's 2 Kings personify GOP split http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639058/Houses-2-Kings-personify-GOP-split.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639058/Houses-2-Kings-personify-GOP-split.html Two Republican Kings — who, for different reasons, voted against party leaders' last failed attempt to prevent... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 07:18:18 MDT In our opinion: Shutdown ignores the larger problems http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587452/Shutdown-ignores-the-larger-problems.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587452/Shutdown-ignores-the-larger-problems.html Unless the tea party, the president and Congress begin seriously talking about entitlement and tax reform, the current... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Michael Gerson: Tea party desires are the same as Obama's — discredit GOP leaders http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587437/Tea-party-desires-are-the-same-as-Obamas-2-discredit-GOP-leaders.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587437/Tea-party-desires-are-the-same-as-Obamas-2-discredit-GOP-leaders.html If you can judge people by the quality of their enemies, one quality shared by many opponents of the tea party is their... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Republican fight on U.S. shutdown shows simmering civil war http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638851/Republican-fight-on-US-shutdown-shows-simmering-civil-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638851/Republican-fight-on-US-shutdown-shows-simmering-civil-war.html The Republican war with President Obama over funding the government and the new health-care law will play out in the coming... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:31:11 MDT Boehner: House won't pass 'clean' spending bill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638595/Boehner-House-wont-pass-clean-spending-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638595/Boehner-House-wont-pass-clean-spending-bill.html House Republicans will not simply pass a temporary spending bill from the Democratic Senate after it is shorn clean of a tea... Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:35:04 MDT