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Local Tea Party Patriots Coordinators Suggest Primary Challenges to Immigration Bill Supporters

99 Percent Oppose “Border Security” Amendment Today Tea Party Patriots, the nation’s largest tea party organization, expressed their opposition to the Gang of 8 immigration bill and the insufficient “border security” amendment introduced by Sens. John Hoeven (ND) and Bob Corker (TN) and pushed for real, positive immigration reform.“In a conference call with Tea Party Patriots local coordinators this week, 99 percent of them opposed the Corker-Hoeven amendment, and are disturbed at the overall bill-making process. Like Obamacare, this bill is too massive, offers special interest kickbacks and perks, has no measurable or enforceable ...

A Win for “We the People” in Maryland

On Saturday night it came to our attention that a group of Democrat activists were working to ban members of the We the People Caroll County Tea Party group from a public town hall for Rep. Chris Van Hollen who represents the 8th Congressional District in Maryland. It was reported that these Democrat activists were threatening to use law enforcement to ban the Tea Party group from the town hall under the accusation that they have displayed “violent tendencies.” Anyone who has been around the Tea Party and has seen it first-hand knows that this is an outrageous accusation – and one that would only be believed by people who get their news from ...

Interview with Mary Katharine Ham, Editor-at-Large and Fox News contributor

Mary Katharine Ham has long been a popular face and name in conservative politics. She has made her name in humorous and hard-hitting political commentary and Peeps. She is currently with the blog Hot Air and a contributor with Fox News. The Hot Air/Townhall.com table was next to the Tea Party Patriots livestream station at CPAC, where Mary Katharine was kind enough to sit down and chat with me for a few minutes:   Dustin Siggins: Give us a little history of your time in politics. Mary Katharine Ham: I was sort of a politically aware kid. I didn’t realize it at the time, but I started noticing some libertarian/conservative leanings ...

GOP Establishment to Meddle in Pa. Senate Primary

On Saturday, January 28, Pennsylvania GOP leaders met in Hershey to decide whether to pre-endorse a U.S. Senate candidate. Many GOP committee chairs, U.S. Senate candidates, committee members, liberty groups, tea parties and 9-12 groups attended the meeting to voice their opposition to the pre-primary endorsement. Peter Trippet, from The 9-12 Project of Central PA, stated “The endorsement itself gives the candidate an advantage in the election, as many Republicans are likely to vote for the endorsed candidate. But with the endorsement comes other support such as money, access to party resources and manpower to help gather ballot petitions. Since ...

GOP Establishment to Meddle in Pa. Senate Primary

On Saturday, January 28, Pennsylvania GOP leaders met in Hershey to decide whether to pre-endorse a U.S. Senate candidate. Many GOP committee chairs, U.S. Senate candidates, committee members, liberty groups, tea parties and 9-12 groups attended the meeting to voice their opposition to the pre-primary endorsement. Peter Trippet, from The 9-12 Project of Central PA, stated “The endorsement itself gives the candidate an advantage in the election, as many Republicans are likely to vote for the endorsed candidate. But with the endorsement comes other support such as money, access to party resources and manpower to help gather ballot petitions. Since ...

News Briefing for Thursday, March 26

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: The GOP quandary: How far right without falling over the edge? “…Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who is at or near the top of most early polls among Republicans, likes to boast how he stuck to conservative principles to win statewide office three times in a centrist state. “To win the center, you don’t have to go to the center, you have to lead,” he said last week during a Tea Party Patriots telephone town hall. Tea party loyalists are still somewhat wary of Walker, though, because of past positions on immigration and government support for ethanol, a big issue in Iowa, site of the nation’s first caucus…” ht...

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 ...

News Briefing for Wednesday, March 25

HEALTHCARE: How many will have to pay back Obamacare subsidies? “More Americans will owe the government money for their Obamacare subsidy than won't, says a new analysis. A big upcoming Tax Day question is how many Americans with government-subsidized health insurance will find that they collected more in subsidies than they're qualified for and have to pay some of it back — and how many will find themselves in the opposite position, with the government owing them money. The Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that half of all subsidy-eligible households will be in the first boat, owing the government an average payment of $794. That situat...

News Briefing for Tuesday, March 24

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Tea Party first to cheer Cruz bid (quote by Jenny Beth) “He's a leader of the Tea Party in Washington, so it's not a surprise that Tea Party leaders are heaping praise on Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential announcement today. Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots, was the first to embrace Cruz, noting his firm stands on conservative principles. "It's fitting that Sen. Ted Cruz is the first announced candidate in the GOP presidential field," Martin said in a statement. "In his two short years in the Senate, he has yielded to no one in championing the values of personal freedom, economic freedom and a debt-free ...

Election 2016: Can Ted Cruz Win The Conservative Mantle? (International Business Times – Ginger Gibson)

- If Ted Cruz wants to win the Republican primary, first he’s going to have to win an internal battle in the GOP’s right wing to be the conservative candidate of choice... Continue here.