From county chairmen to national party luminaries, veteran Republicans across the country are accusing Tea Party lawmakers of staining the GOP with their refusal to bend in the budget impasse in Washington.
An outside Democratic group is airing television ads in 10 Republican-held congressional districts tying lawmakers to the tea party and the ongoing federal government shutdown.
The United States moved closer to the possibility of the first-ever default on the government’s debt Sunday as Speaker John Boehner adamantly ruled out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama decided to stay home from economic summits in Asia as Democrats stepped up pressure on congressional Republicans to rein in their tea party faction and reopen the government with no strings attached.
NPR said Friday that it was offering across-the-board buyouts in hopes of cutting its staff by 10 percent and eliminating its deficit.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is not far enough to the right for some conservatives.
President Barack Obama says that when it comes to Washington’s lack of action on big issues, “the buck stops with me.”
Charlotte Scot isn’t one to take things lying down — like the time President George W. Bush was re-elected and she moved to Canada in protest.
McConnell Aide: ‘Holding My Nose For 2 Years Because What We’re Doing Here Is Going To Be A Big Benefit To Rand In ’16′
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign manager said in a taped telephone conversation earlier this year he was “sorta holding my nose” while doing the job, a less-than-flattering remark about a powerful GOP establishment figure struggling to shore up support among Tea Party voters back home in Kentucky.
This wasn’t the revolution the Tea Party had in mind.