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GOP Establishment Sells Out Virginians

GOP Must Learn Lessons from 2013 Elections WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Tea Party Patriots today slammed the GOP establishment for abandoning a winnable race in a key swing state by withholding support for Ken Cuccinelli. “Because the Republican establishment cut funding to its own candidate by two thirds from the 2009 election they robbed the people of Virginia of the good governor they almost had,” said Jenny Beth Martin, National Coordinator for Tea Party Patriots. “Over the past several weeks Terry McAuliffe has been campaigning with Big Business, Big Labor, and Big Government, yet the GOP establishment rather than come to the aid of ...

Explaining Tea Party values in Virginia and Ohio, by Tea Party Patriots

In Northern Virginia, efforts to Get Out The Vote were very successful yesterday. Tea Party Patriots Mid-Atlantic Regional Support Team Coordinator Diana Reimer worked with Phillip Dennis to hand out factual information on the economy, the deficit, and Medicare. They handed out materials to people getting on the D.C. Metro System, which means information was handed to people of all different political and employment backgrounds. Northern Virginia is a critical state today, so we give a big thanks to Diana and Phillip for their work. In Ohio, Khalid Thomas – also known as the blogger “Conservative Sage” – described how he went from support...

Virginia, House Republicans battle Obama and EPA

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli joined 14 other states in challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's regulation of greenhouse gases. Attorney Generals are challenging the EPA’s rule on greenhouse gases. In discussing the EPA rule Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli referred to the EPA as the “Employment Prevention Agency“ and voiced concern that the EPA’s policies could cost every American household thousands of dollars per year. Virginia is joined by Texas, Alabama, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota and Utah. The House Energy and ...

West Virginia Speakers Bureau

Larrice Craver Local Coordinator, We the People of Hampshire County Romney, WV       Terry  Craver Local Coordinator, We the People of Hampshire County Romney, WV

Virginia Speakers Bureau

JoAnn Abbott Local Coordinator, Washington, DC Tea Party Patriots Dale City, VA

Tea Party Rally to Back Virginia AG Cuccinelli’s ObamaCare Challenge

Before Federal Hearing, Tea Party Patriots and Americans for Prosperity Show Support WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Tea Party Patriots, the nation’s largest grassroots organization, announced that Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin will be joining Americans for Prosperity at their rally tomorrow tomorrow in front of the U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, VA in support of Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act, also known as ObamaCare.   The rally will take place Tuesday, May 10, to coincide with the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals’ hearing of the case in Richmond. “We applaud Attorney ...

Conservatives gather to talk budget strategy for 2016

House conservatives gathered Thursday in Middleburg, Virginia to hash out plans for the upcoming budget debate and to outline priorities for the new year. Huffington Post has the details: Roughly two dozen House conservatives met at the Salamander Resort and Spa in Middleburg, Virginia, for the Heritage Foundation's annual Conservative Member Retreat. And while members in attendance reported that there were no definitive decisions on how they'll move forward with the budget, it's clear there are some potential vote issues with the spending blueprint. Members don't have any firm demands yet, but a number of conservatives both in and outside of ...

Senator says bad IRS customer service result of ‘monopoly,’ lack of ‘competitive environment’

Having trouble contacting the IRS this tax season? That’s no surprise, according to a recent Government Accountability Report that says the agency’s customer service is abysmal – a record some in Congress attribute to the IRS’ rehiring of employees fired for disciplinary reasons. West Virginia’s Bluefield Daily Telegraph has the details: The report prompted denunciations from members of Congress including Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, a member of the Senate Finance Committee. “This is what happens when you have a monopoly instead of a competitive environment,” he said in an interview. Isakson has already been critical of the ...

TOUCHDOWN: Republican Senator releases report on government-spending fumbles with tips on how to ‘recover the ball’

Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) this week released a list of 100 “Federal Fumbles” – in other words, a list of 100 wasteful government programs and ways to make them less costly to taxpayers. KFYR-TV has the details: From a "Silent Shakespeare Festival" in Virginia, to studies on senior dating habits, the senator says he wants the government to review each play before spending taxpayer dollars. The 100 examples of waste in the senator's book range from trivial amounts of money to large sums, but he says no matter how small the amount, there needs to be a starting point in reducing the federal deficit. "We're going to actually drive this ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 09/20/15

CALENDAR: The House is out of session Monday through Wednesday, then will return Thursday for a Joint Meeting of Congress to receive Pope Francis. Then they will stay in session through Friday. The Senate will return on Monday, with no votes scheduled until Tuesday, and stay in session through Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House had a short week last week – they were out for Rosh Hashanah on Monday and Tuesday, and didn’t come back into session until Wednesday. That day was spent on bills brought up under Suspension of the Rules. Ten of them passed by voice vote, and two of them passed by roll call votes with more than ...