Tea Party

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner exercises her Fifth Amendment right not to speak about the IRS targeting investigation before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building March 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republicans Blast IRS Over Lost Emails Allegedly Targeting Tea Party, Others

Contentious hearings on lost Internal Revenue Service emails got back underway in Washington on Tuesday. There was plenty of heated back and forth.

06/24/2014

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol June 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rep. Peter King: Cantor’s Defeat ‘A Surprise That No One Saw Coming’

Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary re-election bid to a little-known Tea Party candidate Tuesday night, sending shockwaves through Washington.

06/11/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about his knowledge of a traffic study that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Documents Show Port Authority Chief ‘Appalled’ By Move To Close Some GWB Approach Lanes

A New Jersey State Assembly panel released hundreds of pages of internal documents Friday afternoon as federal prosecutors and others examine the case.

01/10/2014

Senator Chuck Schumer (Right) (credit: Getty Images) has given Hillary Clinton (Left) (Daniel Berehulak/
Getty Images News)  towards a 2016 Presidential bid.

Report: Sen. Schumer Gives Hillary Clinton Early Push For Presidential Bid

Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York is urging his former Senate colleague, Hillary Rodham Clinton, to run for president. In fact, he’s already endorsing her.

11/02/2013

Westchester County executive candidates Rob Astorino (left) and Noam Bramson. (Credit: CBS 2)

Race For Westchester County Executive Is Turning Into A Real Dogfight

The incumbent in the race is trying to keep voters focused on pocketbook issues. while the challenger is trying to broaden the argument into a reflection of national politics.

10/23/2013

Tea Party protesters fly the Don't tread On Me flag outside the U.S. Capitol (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Tea Party Support Hits All-Time Low Nationally

According to a Marist poll released Monday, 23 percent of registered voters nationwide consider themselves to be supporters of the Tea Party.

09/30/2013

President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan conduct a joint press conference, during a rain shower, in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 16, 2013 in Washington. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Says He Was Unaware Of IRS Targeting Before Scandal Broke

President Barack Obama is in damage control mode Thursday, trying to get out ahead of a trifecta of scandals dogging his administrations.

05/16/2013

Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Acting IRS Commissioner Out After ‘Rogue’ Agents’ Plot To Target Conservative Groups

Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller has resigned, amid a probe into a plot by the agency to target conservative groups.

05/15/2013

President Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Targeting By IRS ‘Outrageous'; Rep. King Demands Full-Scale Probe

A federal agency is under fire from politicians on both sides of the aisle. President Barack Obama says he will not tolerate the Internal Revenue Service being used for political purposes.

05/13/2013

The Gadsden flag is causing quite an uproar in New Rochelle, N.Y. (Photo: CBS 2)

Veterans Fight To See Flag Returned To New Rochelle Armory Building

A Westchester County veterans group was not staying quiet this week over the removal of a flag at the New Rochelle armory.

04/27/2013

Westchester County Flag

Nazi Imagery Posted By Candidate’s Father Rocks Westchester Exec Race

The race for Westchester County executive have gotten ugly, with Tea Party conservative challenger Kurt Colucci now taking heat from incumbent Rob Astorino’s campaign over Nazi images posted to the Web by Colucci’s father.

02/23/2013

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

(Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR)

Opinion: Seceding From The Union Is Not A Good Idea

I find interest in the circus surrounding people in the fifty states of the Union petitioning to secede from the United States since President Barack Obama was reelected two weeks ago, I’ll be the first to admit that any state seceding from the Union is a terrible idea.

11/23/2012

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

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