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  • Midland University president and Republican Senate candidate Ben Sasse is pictured on campus in this photo from June 5, 2013, in Fremont, Neb. The Senate Conservatives Fund, a national conservative group, has endorsed Sasse in Nebraska's U.S. Senate race on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, setting him up as the race's tea party candidate. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    No clear-cut leader in Nebraska Republican primary

    Tea party and conservative groups have been able to pick a clear favorite in most of this year's Senate GOP primaries — but that's not the case in Nebraska, where four candidates, all claiming conservative bragging rights, are running.


  • Sen. Rand Paul sues Obama over NSA surveillance

    Sen. Rand Paul, a possible Republican presidential candidate, sued the Obama administration Wednesday over the National Security Agency's mass collection of millions of Americans' phone records.


  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    KIBBE: Speeding toward the collision

    Here's looking at you, Harry Reid. In the final days leading up to the expiration date for America's "temporary budget," the House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution that will fund all parts of the government at sequestration levels through Dec. 15. It just won't fund Obamacare.


  • Dick Armey

    Tea party group chief quits, cites internal split

    Eased out with an $8 million payout provided by an influential GOP fundraiser, former Republican House Majority Leader Dick Armey says he has left a conservative Tea Party group, FreedomWorks, because of an internal split over the group's future direction.


  • Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey has resigned as chairman of the tea party group FreedomWorks in exchange for $8 million in consulting fees paid in annual $400,000 installments. The former Texas lawmaker also has left his position at its sister organization, FreedomWorks Foundation. (Associated Press)

    Armey eased out of post in tea party

    Eased out with an $8 million payout provided by an influential Republican fundraiser, former GOP House Majority Leader Dick Armey says he has left the conservative tea party group FreedomWorks because of an internal split over the group's direction.


  • Inside Politics: Dick Armey parts ways with FreedomWorks

    A U.S. defense official says international intelligence sources have detected movement of chemical weapons components in recent days in Syria.


  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Hostile Takeover'

    There's no better reason than the Tea Party for conservatives to be excited heading into November. Initially dismissed as a passing fad, the Tea Party has secured a prominent place in the debate and pushed our politics in a more fiscally conservative direction.


  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and his wife Ann wave as they leave at an election night event in Schaumburg, Ill., Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Romney won the Illinois Primary. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Finally, Romney gets tea party support

    The organization that ignited the tea party as a national mass movement gave Mitt Romney perhaps his biggest victory yet, deciding to drop its opposition to his candidacy, a top executive in the group told The Washington Times.


  • BOOK REVIEW: GIVE US LIBERTY: A TEA PARTY MANIFESTO

    The Tea Party movement was christened officially on Feb. 19, 2009, when Rick Santelli, reporting from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for CNBC, broke into what Dick Armey, former House Republican majority leader and chairman of FreedomWorks, and Matt Kibbe, FreedomWorks' president and chief executive, call "the rant heard 'round the world."


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