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June 10, 2014
Graham, Cantor face tea party challenges in Republican primaries
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia are favored to fend off tea party challengers in Republican primaries on Tuesday, when voters in five states pick candidates for the Nov. 4 midterm elections. The Graham...
News/Nation and World
June 10, 2014 - 12:25am
February 23, 2014
Senate candidate posts X-ray photos of gunshot victims online
Dr. Milton Wolf, a U.S. Republican Senate candidate from Kansas, is under fire for posting to his Facebook page a collection of grisly "X-ray images of gunshot fatalities and medical injuries" he acquired as a radiologist and making "macabre jokes" about them online, the Topeka Capital...
News/Nation and World
February 23, 2014 - 9:22pm
February 10, 2012
Three N.D. Tea Party founders resign
BISMARCK -- Three founding members of the North Dakota Tea Party Caucus have resigned. Gary Emineth, Duane Sand and Paul Sorum, all of whom are involved in political races, have stepped down from the tea party's organizational committee. Caucus bylaws forbid endorsing candidates...
February 10, 2012 - 7:06am
April 14, 2011
North Dakota Tea Party Caucus forms
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Conservative activists have formed the North Dakota Tea Party Caucus to raise money, train other activists and recruit candidates. The caucus is not a third party, but organizers say their goal is to increase the influence of the tea party movement in the state....
April 14, 2011 - 12:45pm
March 31, 2011
Boehner signals compromise in budget talks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Despite fresh pressure from tea party conservatives, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans "can't impose our will" on the White House and Senate Democrats on legislation to cut tens of billions of dollars in federal spending. At a news conference,...
March 31, 2011 - 8:43pm
March 9, 2011
NPR CEO says resignation was necessary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- National Public Radio President and CEO Vivian Schiller is not saying whether she offered to quit or was forced out by the organization's board of directions. Schiller told The Associated Press on Wednesday that she resigned after a discussion with the board....
March 9, 2011 - 11:37am
October 20, 2010
After Alaska primary upset, missteps cost Miller
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- Since his stunning defeat of Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the Republican primary, tea party favorite Joe Miller has suffered a series of potentially crippling missteps that have helped turn the Alaska Senate campaign into a highly competitive race. Miller has been...
October 20, 2010 - 9:00pm
August 18, 2010
Letter to the editor: Fear-mongering, demonizing tea party movement unfair
Making a blanket statement that all people who go to tea party rallies are racist is ignorant. That's like me saying all liberals are card-carrying socialists who just want to take from the rich and give to themselves because they believe they are entitled to it. Are there a few...
August 18, 2010 - 7:15am
August 5, 2010
Letter to the editor: Tea parties provide place for hatred, racism to grow
In Daniel Rugroden's letter, "Accusing tea party of racism reveals critics' desperation," he claims that the tea party is not racist or hateful, and says "The truth about tea parties can only be revealed by someone who has been there." Sure, and the only person we can believe when...
August 5, 2010 - 7:18am
May 6, 2010
It's tea party time
WASHINGTON -- No one doubts the sincerity or power of the tea party movement anymore. We get it: free market principles, limited government and individual liberty. Those are the three fundaments of the tea party's "Contract from America," to which any serious Republican must subscribe,...
May 6, 2010 - 7:10am
May 3, 2010
What is behind the anti-Tea Party hate narrative?
There's a new narrative taking hold in the wake of the recent Tea Party protests and the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing: The Tea Partiers' intense opposition to the Obama administration has led to overheated political rhetoric, which could in turn lead to violence, perhaps...
May 3, 2010 - 7:30am
May 1, 2010
Letter to the editor: Some in news media out to hurt the Tea Party movement
Concerning the Tea Party movement: Readers of The Jamestown Sun need to be made aware that there are reporters and others working in the media who will do their best to distort and even subtly lie about the motives and participation of those who faithfully take part in Tea Party activities....
May 1, 2010 - 7:11am
April 28, 2010
Letter to the editor: Hopefully writer will keep her eyes open also
I would like to thank Jackie Hyra for making us aware with her recent letter of the evil that can infiltrate our Tea Party. I mean we certainly do not want any tax evaders like Timothy Geithner, whom President Barack Obama appointed Treasury secretary. I'm sure she would agree we...
April 28, 2010 - 7:46am
April 21, 2010
Letter to the editor: Corporate health care isn't all that good for Americans
I watched the Tea Party parade in Jamestown Thursday with interest. I saw many people expressing their deep concern for what they see happening in America and I applaud them for their dedication and desire to bring forth their message. I saw friends and neighbors among them. I believe...
April 21, 2010 - 7:26am
April 20, 2010
Tea parties bust and believe stereotypes
I attended the Tea Party movement's Tax Day rally near the White House in the way that Mick Jagger in an old Rolling Stones tune "went down to the demonstration to get my fair share of abuse." "Be careful," warned a liberal friend, sounding as though she feared I would be cursed,...
April 20, 2010 - 7:24am