Topics :: Tea Party
By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Nov 23, 2010
In response to last week’s letter to GOP leaders by Tea Party groups and gay conservative group COProud, a rival Tea Party faction has sent its own letter, a missive full of demands and conditions--including a demand to retain DADT.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Nov 15, 2010
The Tea Party helped to return the Republicans to legislative power in the House and narrow the Democratic majority in the Senate. Now the Tea Party, along with a gay conservative group, is asking the GOP to bear in mind who their friends were in the last election--and what they want to see from their elected lawmakers.
By Joseph Erbentraut | Wednesday Nov 10, 2010
In spite of disappointing election results, Florida’s LGBT activists have already begun to shift strategy as they look towards 2012.
By Ben Evans | Wednesday Oct 20, 2010
Republican Christine O’Donnell left her law school audience buzzing when she challenged her Democratic opponent to show where the Constitution requires separation of church and state, and a day later, the two Senate candidates are set for more face-to-face forums.
By Michael R. Blood | Friday Oct 15, 2010
Weeks from the elections, the tea party has proven it’s no flash in the pan. More than 70 of its candidates are on ballots from coast to coast, and nearly three dozen are locked in competitive House races.
By Randall Chase and Ben Evans | Thursday Oct 14, 2010
Christine O’Donnell, a tea party favorite, has drawn attention for her comments years ago that she dabbled in witchcraft as a teenager and opposed masturbation in a crusade against premarital sex. She frequently sought during a nationally televised debate to distance herself from her past views, softening her rhetoric on issues such as homosexuality and evolution.
Wednesday Oct 13, 2010
Harry Smith speaks with Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee about the differences between the Tea Party movement and the Republican Party.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 13, 2010
New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino sought to leaven outrage at his antigay remarks by talking about his gay nephew--but the young man is not taking his uncle’s side in the controversy.
By Michael Gormley | Tuesday Oct 12, 2010
The tea party movement was born in anger over the recession and the Obama administration’s bailouts, and built largely on a platform of lower taxes and smaller government. But some of its candidates are getting tripped up on social issues.
By Michael K. Lavers | Monday Oct 11, 2010
GOProud co-founder Chris Barron discussed Ann Coulter’s controversial remarks on marriage equality, gay blogger Joe Jervis and the Tea Party, among other things, during a wide-ranging interview with EDGE in Washington, D.C.