In a Senate floor speech Monday, McConnell said he’s not apologizing for supporting earmarks, but sees that Americans have come to view the abuse of the practice as a symbol of waste and out-of-control government spending.
Some national polls this election season have shown a sizeable enthusiasm gap. Democrats in many areas are less excited about voting than Republicans, and a high conservative turnout will likely push many GOP candidates to victory. But lately, some Democratic candidates have begun using the potential for Republican victory to rally the party faithful.
For months, pundits and political observers have offered various insights into the 2010 elections. This could be a big year for the Tea Party, for mainstream Republicans, for moderates or for challengers to incumbents. But those are national predictions.
The Coffee Party began with a Facebook post in January. The group is a response to the Tea Party, which the Coffee Party’s founders saw as too deeply based in fear, anger and extreme political tactics.
by Gabe Bullard Libertarian candidate for Congress Ed Martin says he’s not planning on catering to the Tea Party for votes. Martin filed to seek the Third District seat currently held by Democrat John Yarmuth Wednesday. He says his focus on reducing government spending may appeal to Tea Partiers, but he plans on to run […]
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Jefferson Square Park Thursday for Louisville’s second-annual tax day Tea Party. But this year’s event took on a different tone from last year’s.
Across the country Saturday, activists will gather for Tea Party Protests. The events are extensions of the Tax Day Tea Parties held in April of this year.