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Montana Tea Party Groups Convene in Helena

Tea party groups from across Big Sky Country gathered in the state’s capitol city last weekend to talk about strategy and upcoming opportunities for the movement. And with newly minted GOP majorities in both chambers of the legislature, Montana conservatives see abounding opportunities. Close to a dozen different tea party groups from across the (huge) state attended, as did TPP’s Legislative Coordinator Bill Pascoe and Communications Director Kevin Broughton. Attendees got a quick tutorial on social media on Friday, then got a chance to see what their colleagues across Montana were doing to further the cause. Investigative reporter Ron Catlett ...

Honest Assessments in the Hawkeye State

Photo: TPP’s Gregg Cummings addressed more than 40 tea party activists in Council Bluffs, IA   In Iowa on St. Patrick’s Day, instead of chasing snakes out of Ireland, patriots strategized how to chase establishment candidates out of Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Council Bluffs (Iowa) Tea Party at the local library, more than 40 patriots heard presentations from Tea Party Patriots, Iowa Grassroots Coalition, and True the Vote about how movement conservatives can pick the best candidate. As Iowa hosts the “First-in-the-Nation” Presidential Primary, voters in that state will soon be bombarded with commercials and direct contact ...

News Briefing for Wednesday, March 18

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Scott Walker: I Will Run as a Conservative “…Later in his town hall remarks, Walker criticized the Obama administration's handling of foreign policy challenges posed by the Islamic State and expressed concern about the administration's handling of the Iranian nuclear threat. Walker also responded to a question from Tea Party Patriots President Jenny Beth Martin over his position on ethanol. Her question noted that while Walker had opposed a Wisconsin effort to mandate its use in midgrade gasoline, he recently said in Iowa that he would "go forward on continuing the [federal] Renewable Fuel Standard." Walker responded that ...

It’s About Freedom, YAL!

On Saturday March 7, Tea Party Patriots was pleased to be a sponsor of two separate Young Americans for Liberty events: YAL’s Iowa State Convention and Alabama State Convention. We partnered with YAL as they do a tremendous job bringing young Americans into the liberty movement while showing them how to properly defend Constitutional principles on left-wing campuses. Both conventions were all day training sessions which educated, trained, and inspired these patriots to become more effective in grassroots activism! Tea Party Patriots’ Gregg Cummings addressed the 200+ crowd at the University of Iowa about tea party and our ongoing battle for ...

Fair Tax event in Muncie, IN

(Photo Credit: Emery McClendon)   On March 7, 2015, Tea Party Patriots’ Indiana State Coordinator Emery McClendon was invited to represent TPP at the Indiana Fair Tax Summit that was held in Muncie, Indiana. McClendon, who served America for four years in the United States Air Force and two additional years with the Indiana Air National Guard, is also a member of Project 21, the National Leadership Network of Black Conservatives. The event was sponsored by the Muncie 9-12 Tea Party and more than 75 patriots attended! McClendon joined Former Indiana State Treasurer Richard Murdock in discussing the history of taxation in America, and ...

Tea Party Patriots’ King v. Burwell rally

King v. Burwell, the high-profile Supreme Court case which could mean the end of Obamacare, heard oral arguments on Wednesday. Tea Party Patriots was there outside the nation’s highest court in Washington, D.C. to demand we “Keep the IRS Out of My Healthcare!”   Joining us at the rally were two constitutional conservatives who have been leading the charge against Obamacare in the House of Representatives: Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) and Rep. Louie Gomert (R-TX): https://twitter.com/TPPatriots/status/573151684744110080   In addition, Phil Kerpen of American Commitment railed against the union-funded pro-Obamacare ...

Unite Inland Empire – Jenny Beth Martin – Part 2

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Unite Inland Empire – Jenny Beth Martin – Part 1

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News Briefing for Wednesday, December 17, 2014

HEALTHCARE: Insurers Are Delaying Obamacare Payment Deadline Again “Obamacare insurers that are part of the industry’s top trade group are voluntarily giving customers more time to pay their premiums this year.  Premiums for Jan. 1 coverage are usually due by Dec. 31; the deadline to sign up for coverage in most states was Monday, although a growing number delayed that date as well. But insurers are giving customers an extra grace period to pay for their coverage, which varies by each company, according to America’s Health Insurance Plans. Insurers will still provide health insurance beginning on Jan. 1, even for those who haven’t paid ...

News Briefing for Wednesday, October 22, 2014

HEALTHCARE: Report: Most of new Obamacare insured are on Medicaid “Medicaid expansion accounts for the vast majority of new health insurance enrollment under Obamacare, a new report by the conservative Heritage Foundation has concluded. The think tank crunched numbers derived from insurer regulatory filings and other sources and determined that, out of the 8.5 million people who gained health insurance coverage in the first half of this year, Medicaid expansion for working-age adults comprised 71 percent of them. “The inescapable conclusion is that, at least when it comes to covering the uninsured, Obamacare so far is mainly a simple ...