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Fiorina, Tea Party Loyalists Have Much in Common (David Lightman – McClatchy)

Carly Fiorina told the Tea Party Patriots Sunday that she too wants smaller, more responsive government, as she spoke and took questions from callers... Continue here.

Jenny Beth Martin: Tea Party’s Values ‘Resonate with Americans’ (Newsmax – Melissa Clyne)

The number of tea party Republicans eyeing the White House in 2016 speaks volumes about the impact of the movement, Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin said Wednesday on Newsmax TV's "America's Forum."... Continue here.

Hillary’s email server “wiped clean”

Before turning anything over to Congressional investigators, Hillary Clinton wiped her email server clean, forever deleting emails that she sent during her tenure as Secretary of State. And just like that, the Hillary email scandal reached a whole new level. Or did it? Shockingly, Hillary has plenty of defenders in the Washington, D.C. bubble. But that should be part of the scandal, too. The revelation came in response to a subpoena issued by the House Select Committee on Benghazi, which asked Clinton to turn over all emails and documents relating to the 2012 terrorist attack. When Clinton World finally responded to the subpoena, their answer ...

Rick Perry tells Tea Party Group He was Right to Back David Dewhurst Over Ted Cruz in 2012 Primary (The Washington Times – Seth McLaughlin)

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry told a tea party group Sunday that he supported his lieutenant governor against Ted Cruz in the 2012 Republican primary for the U.S. Senate out of loyalty — a characteristic, he said, that is sorely missing in American politics... Continue here.

One step closer to repealing Obamacare

This week, the GOP-controlled Congress took one step closer to repealing Obamacare for good. So in the spirit of giving credit where credit is due, we’re cautiously applauding our lawmakers today. According to news reports, [1], the Senate managed to pass a budget that sets the stage for cutting $4.3 trillion in benefit programs over the next decade – including dissolving Obamacare. The passage sets the stage for a repeal of Obamacare through a procedural shortcut called reconciliation. At this point the Senate and the House have until mid-April to resolve differences in the budget through conference. Once both chambers agree on language, ...

Exclusive: Sen. Jeff Sessions to Rebut Jeb Bush’s Amnesty Support During Suprise CPAC Meet-and-Greet (Breitbart – Matthew Boyle)

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest chairman Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) will address Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) attendees on Friday afternoon at a Breitbart News-hosted event. The event, at which Sessions will speak and also meet with CPAC attendees, is sponsored by Breitbart News and several grassroots organizations. Co-sponsors include Tea Party Patriots... Continue here.

Homeland Security Faces Shutdown (McClatchy – William Douglas)

Washington — Congress will return to work today with only four days left to pass a Department of Homeland Security funding bill and avert a partial agency shutdown and the furlough of about 30,000 federal employees... Continue here.

CSPAN – Jenny Beth Martin, National Press Club

When Lincoln Announced the Emancipation Proclamation

On January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation went into effect and millions of slaves in the Confederate states were freed by President Lincoln’s order. Lincoln actually announced his intentions in a preliminary order on September 22, 1862, saying he would issue the Proclamation on New Year’s Day and thus giving states at war with the United States a chance to rejoin the Union. Lincoln originally told his Cabinet about his intentions to free the slaves in Confederate states in the summer of 1862, but felt he needed to announce it in the wake of a great military victory for the Union. In September of 1862, Union forces routed the Confedera...

Hillary Clinton stands by her “What difference does it make” comment

In a recent interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton doubled down on a lightning-rod moment during a Congressional hearing on the Benghazi attacks last year. During a round of questioning with Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin over whether the attacks were spurred by a video protest and anti-American radicals, Clinton now famously asked, “What difference does it make?” It was the question heard ‘round the world, for good reason. Clinton’s comment signaled an ingrained mentality of denial and detachment. Still, Clinton says she has no regrets over her choice of phrase. In the recent interview, Sawyer ...