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Tea Party Tantrum Over Ky. Marriage Ruling

By EDGE | Wednesday Feb 12, 2014
Not surprisingly, today’s ruling by Bush I appointed federal judge John G. Heyburn II that concluded that Kentucky must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, is not sitting well with most right wing Christian and Tea Party conservatives.

Obama Tears into Tea Party at Rally for McAuliffe

By Philip Elliott and Josh Lederman | Sunday Nov 3, 2013
President Obama cast Republican Ken Cuccinelli as part of an extreme tea party faction that shut down the government, throwing the political weight of the White House behind Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the final days of a bitter race for governor.

Ted Cruz Emerges as Favorite for 2016 Election in Value Voters Straw Polls

Monday Oct 14, 2013
Seeking a new generation of leaders, social conservatives are looking for a lot more than opposition to gay marriage and abortion.

Lonegan Receives Support from NOM and Sarah Palin in NJ Senate Race

By EDGE | Monday Oct 14, 2013
Steve Lonegan, the Republican candidate running in Wednesday’s special election for the late US Senator Frank Lautenberg’s seat in Congress, is receiving some major eleventh hour support from hard right wing politicians and anti-gay groups.

Iowa’s House Members Mirror GOP’s National Divide

By Thomas Beaumont | Saturday Oct 5, 2013
U.S. Reps. Steve King and Tom Latham represent adjoining congressional districts in Iowa, and are devout Republicans. Yet in philosophy and style, they couldn’t be further apart on how they approach fiscal matters and fight for their positions.

Lindsey Graham Challenger Re-Tweets "Nancy Boy" Comment

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Aug 8, 2013
In less than a week after Nancy Mace announced she would be challenging Senator Lindsey Graham in the Republican primary next June, she has been accused of gay-baiting the three term republican from South Carolina long plagued by gay rumors.

Tea Party Plans to Abandon GOP Stars

By Michael J Mishak | Sunday Aug 4, 2013
Four years ago, the movement and its potent mix of anger and populism persuaded thousands of costumed and sign-waving conservatives to protest the ballooning deficit and President Barack Obama’s health care law. It swept a crop of no-compromise lawmakers

Biden Rouses VA Dems, Gives GOP a Tea Party Label

By Bob Lewis | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at the swing state’s premier party fundraiser and ridiculing this fall’s conservative Republican statewide ticket.

Boston Tea Party Speaker: ’We Will Not Be Silenced by Faggots’

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Apr 19, 2012
A speaker at a Tea Party Tax Day protest hurled a homophobic slur towards the LGBT community as gay rights activists protested the event, where one of the most virulently anti-gay activists also spoke.

Republican Presidential Candidates Spar at Tea Party Debate

By Charles Banington | Tuesday Sep 13, 2011
Attacked from all sides by fellow Republicans, Texas Gov. Rick Perry softened his rhetoric if not his position on Social Security in a snarky presidential campaign debate Monday night.