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Tea Party Group Wants Disclosure Exemption On Grounds That The Movement Is...

The Federal Election Commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a request by the Tea Party Leadership Fund to be exempted from campaign disclosure laws based on alleged “sustained harassment and...

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New Hampshire Lawmaker: ‘Firearms And Ammo’ May Be Necessary, Just Like In...

During an interview with a conservative podcast, New Hampshire state Rep. JR Hoell (R) predicted that a day may soon come when conservatives need to rise up in armed resistance to their elected...

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9 Incredibly Important Things That Happened In 2013 That Most People Aren’t...

In a media environment increasingly dominated by celebrity, scandal and the political horserace, many of the most important stories receive scant coverage. Here are nine hugely important things that...

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Why The Racist And Homophobic ‘Duck Dynasty’ Comments Have Nothing To Do With...

CREDIT: @BoycottAETV On Wednesday, Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson made comments in a GQ interview condemning homosexuality as sinful and comparable to bestiality, as well as claiming that...

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Michigan Conservatives Team Up To Support Clean Energy

A group of Republican leaders in Michigan are pushing the state to diversify its energy sources, an objective they say has been the domain of liberals only for too long. The Michigan Conservative...

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Retired Army General To Tea Party Group: I Would Lead A Coup Against The U.S....

Mike Rivera is an intern for ThinkProgress. Tea Party leader, retired Army general and former Fox News contributor Paul Vallely in a recently published video told a Tea Party group that, if given the...

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Rand Paul-Endorsed GOP Senate Candidate Dabbled In 9/11 Trutherism

Greg Brannon, a Republican U.S. Senate candidate in North Carolina, said in an interview nearly 2 years ago that conspiracy theories surrounding the 9/11 terror attacks should be investigated and he...

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All 39 People Interviewed By Issa Committee Report Zero White House...

A new Democratic staff report released today by House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) shows months of interviews by Rep. Darrell Issa’s (R-CA)...

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Tea Party Senate Candidate: It’d Be ‘Crazy’ For GOP To Keep Obama From...

MADISONVILLE, KY — If conservative Justice Antonin Scalia retires next year, and Republicans control the Senate, the man who thinks Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is too liberal to...

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Georgia Candidate Says 2nd Amendment Includes Right To ‘Take Up Arms Against...

It’s not easy to justify a gun culture that sees 30 people in the United States die from firearms every single day, but if you were going to try, what better way than to claim that the prospect of...

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Major Tea Party Leader Backs Immigration Reform

For the past several months, Tea Party groups have been on a campaign touting “no amnesty.” Vigorous opposition by Tea Party members of Congress has been blamed for thwarting House Speaker John...

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Congressional Candidate Says Speed Limits Are A ‘Federal Overreach’

State speed limit laws are evidence of too much government power in Washington D.C., according to Montana State Sen. Matt Rosendale (R), a leading candidate for his state’s lone congressional seat....

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Just Four Out Of 80 Candidates Endorsed By The Tea Party Are Women

Women aren’t invited to the tea party this year. National Tea Party organizations play a major role in Republican primary elections, helping boost far-right candidates with money, volunteers, and...

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Likely Georgia Congressman Thinks Women Should Get Husbands’ Permission...

Republicans in Georgia’s 10th Congressional District voted in Tuesday’s runoff election to nominate Baptist pastor and right-wing radio show host Jody B. Hice. While it will be difficult for run to...

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Push To Impose Extra Fees On Solar Customers Draws Outrage In Wisconsin

A recent move by Wisconsin utility We Energies to not only raise electricity rates on all consumers but also to add an additional charge on those who produce their own energy and sell it back to the...

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Anti-Immigrant Group Cancels Protest, Claims Drug Cartels Threatened To Make...

An anti-immigration protest group threatening to “shut down all ports of entry” in four southern border states backed out of plans to do so mere hours before the event was scheduled to take place...

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Meet The Newest Wave Of Tea Party Congressmen

CREDIT: AP Images/Dylan Petrohilos If there is a silver lining to be gleaned from a night of storm clouds for liberals, it’s this: they will no longer have to utter the words “Rep. Michele Bachmann.”...

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How A Conservative Insurgency Against Boehner Could Backfire Against The Tea...

Let’s make one thing clear right out the gate. Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) will probably be elected to another term as Speaker of the House on Tuesday. Assuming that every House Democrat does not vote...

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Congressman Says Radio Host Should Have Personally Arrested Michelle Obama’s...

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) had a lighthearted moment during a radio interview last week when he suggested to the host that he should have personally arrested a 21-year-old girl, Ana Zamora, because she is...

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Why This Tea Party Congressman Wants To Stop Debating Whether Climate Change...

For a Republican from Florida, Rep. Curt Clawson does not sound like a Republican from Florida — at least when it comes to human-caused climate change. At a Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on...

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