- DOJ reaches largest-ever federal government settlement over auto loan discrimination
- U.S. Navy to start giving gay couples marriage benefits in Japan
- Sen. Harry Reid goes to hospital as a precaution
- Fla.’s Trey Radel exits rehab, ‘excited’ to resume congressional role
- U.S. nuclear general boozed it up, chased ‘hot women’ in Russia: report
- 45 Calif. students at one school test positive for tuberculosis exposure
- Rob Ford on women: Give them cash ‘and they are happy’
- Ku Klux Klan group holds recruitment meeting in Maryland
- Airport assassination: Mayor, 3 others killed at Manila airport
- Tea party-type lawmakers take mysterious, off-books trip to Mideast
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A week after conceding the tight GOP primary to Joe Miller, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski said she's not a quitter and is "still in this game."
Ronald Reagan was an American original and a unique political phenomenon. He combined unusual charm and personality and showed common sense that connected with the average American. He was attacked viciously by the political elites, who saw his popular appeal - and his opposition to big government and high taxes - as a threat to their domination of the nation's politics.
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."
The New Yorker's Jane Mayer breathlessly profiles Charles and David Koch in an article headlined "Covert Operations: The Billionaire Brothers Who Are Waging a War Against Obama."
On Sept. 12, 2009, my friend and I went to the U.S. Capitol to attend the Tea Party rally so we could find out firsthand about the phenomenon.
"Tea party" folks beware: Don't venture outside of Northwest Washington while you're here this weekend for a momentous rally. But that warning doesn't come from police - it's from a certain blogger who professes to be looking out for your safety.
"I had to wonder if, as Eric Kohn writes, 'Piranha 3D' is 'a scathing indictment of America's increasingly blatant obsession with dirty sex,' why does it seem to be tailor made for the viewer who identifies with the Spring Breakers on screen?" writes Christopher Campbell at Sprout.
The "tea party" movement that staged upset midterm victories from the rugged West to the Deep South faces tough challenges next month in the Mid-Atlantic states of Maryland and Delaware — Democratic strongholds where more established, well-funded candidates have big leads in the marquee races.
The intent of Arizona's immigration law has been muddied by the self-serving tantrums of Mexican-Americans who demand that their extended families in Mexico be permitted to continue visiting and living with them illegally and free from scrutiny (" 'Tea party' backs immigration law," Nation, Monday).