Nation Topics - Tea Party
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From Minnesota to Texas to Illinois, the right is using the myth of voter fraud to challenge potentially millions of eligible voters.
In California and Arizona, the anti-immigrant radical right is using the Tea Party to recreate itself.
Moderates are no longer welcome in the GOP—and Democrats shouldn't try to compromise with what the party's become.
Betsy Reed and Rebecca Traister talk about the rise of conservative women in the 2010 elections.
The Republican Party is hard-selling its hot Mama Grizzlies. But it's mostly men—not women—who are buying.
The Republicans' "Pledge to America" demands dramatic cuts to the federal budget, cuts that can only come from one place: Social Security.
The upstart energy of the Tea Party is beginning to coalesce with the organizing savvy of the religious right—and putting the force of religious zeal behind the Tea Party’s anti-government fanaticism.
Democratic candidates can't just campaign by fear-mongering on the Tea Party. A populist message that emphasizes job creation will speak to Dems and independents who put Obama in the White House.
The scariest Republicans are not necessarily tea-stained—and other lessons to keep in mind as Election 2010 roars in.
The Tea Party favorite is in a race to stitch together a statewide Republican coalition.